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Tokyo's stylish public toilets inspire filmmaker Wim Wenders

May 16, 2022 1:09 pm

The German director is making a film about public restrooms designed by renowned architects. The high-end toilets are the symbol of "Japan's world-renowned hospitality culture."

A Letter From Mumbai: Now open in Dharavi, the largest public toilet in the country

February 20, 2022 11:58 am

For women in the Mumbai slum, besides the clean facilities and night-time service, the biggest plus: security.

World Toilet Day: The most hygienic way to pee while travelling

November 19, 2021 10:40 am

Always make sure to sanitise the toilet seat before and after use, to leave it safer than you found it

QR code-based feedback system in all public toilets in Chandigarh from Monday

September 13, 2021 2:39 am

According to the Municipal Commissioner, the feedback will go to a dashboard visible to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

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.