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Bengaluru to get public toilets to end menace of ‘yellow spots’

January 05, 2021 8:12 am

Under the Shubhra Bengaluru Scheme, toilets can be geolocated with the help of google map. All people will have to do is type SBM toilets and they will get directions to the closest one.

Tokyo's public toilets are transparent, but you can't be seen

August 20, 2020 3:50 pm

Designed by architect Shigeru Ban, recipient of Pritzker Prize, these colourful, see-through washrooms have been installed in a public park

Chandigarh: House approves display of ads on 55 public toilet blocks, rejects proposal to rent out Mahila Bhawan

June 30, 2020 11:57 am

Meanwhile, on the agenda renting out the Mahila Bhawan, local councillor Arun Sood said that the place is meant for women empowerment and not for earning rent from it.

Mumbai: Made free of charge, public toilets struggling to pay staff salary, ensure upkeep

June 22, 2020 1:21 am

There are around 1,100 such toilets across Mumbai. Public toilets usually charge between Rs 2 and Rs 5 per person for using the toilet and Rs 10 for bathing, even as urinals are free.

Can't pee in public? You may have got a shy bladder

February 11, 2020 3:54 pm

This is neither a serious condition, nor uncommon.

Hackathon, a nationwide initiative to make disabled friendly toilets

September 12, 2019 2:07 pm

For the hackathon, the winners will be decided based on the novelty of the idea, the feasibility, sustainability and viability.

Make toilets available at all places, HC tells Delhi govt

August 16, 2019 8:15 am

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar made the observation after a 61-year-old social worker prayed for directions to establish a hospital with maternal care and proper public toilets for women in South West Delhi’s Najafgarh.

383 of 934 public toilets hazardous: BMC audit

August 07, 2018 1:13 am

The BMC had undertaken a structural audit of all public toilets in January. However, following the deaths of two persons in a public toilet collapse at Bhandup in April, the civic body had undertaken a re-audit of all toilets under it in the 24 wards of Mumbai.

Unique IDs for urban public toilets soon for better maintainance

December 10, 2017 7:51 pm

Information like the name of the local body under whose jurisdiction the toilet falls, details of maintenance authority, name and contact number of supervisor or in-charge and information about the grievance redressal mechanism would be provided.

Chandigarh: Bids open for maintenance of 137 public toilets

June 06, 2016 4:20 am

Successful candidate will be given around Rs 14,600 per toilet per month.