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Karnataka: Belagavi railway station to get improved facilities as Minister Suresh Angadi steps in

Belagavi railway station is one among the key railway stations in north Karnataka that connects the city to different locations within and outside the state.

10,000 toilets built in 10-days in Chhattisgarh

"Perhaps during my entire political life, I am seeing it for the first time that 10,000 toilets were constructed in only 10 days in a block," the minister said while addressing the people in Kendri, located around 25 kms from Raipur.


From swachh to swasth

India does need these toilets badly. Over half a billion people practice open defecation, the highest number in the world.

For cleanliness, let teachers, students share toilets: Govt

“Now since teachers and students will use the same toilets, the teachers will ensure that the toilets remain clean,” Aggarwal said.

Toilets must for contesting urban civic polls in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

"The state government has made it compulsory to have toilets at candidates' home to contest elections of local bodies," Fadnavis said after the Cabinet meeting.

India has 60.4 per cent people without access to toilet: Study

However, since 1990, access has improved by 22.8 percentage points, putting India at seventh out of eight countries for improvement in South Asia.


Open defecation a major concern, civic chief urges officials to construct more public toilets

The survey of toilets is a part of the 15-day slum cleanliness drive undertaken by the civic body across Mumbai.

'Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharat': Indian Railways aims to equip coaches with bio-toilets by 2021

Railways has set the target to fit 17,000 bio-toilets in long-distance trains as part of its 'Swachh Rail - Swachh Bharat' programme.

After HC praise, Pune charts new eco-friendly toilet plan

Pune Municipal Corporation model toilets can be a lesson for other civic bodies, HC had observed last week.

At court toilets, it is either hold up or hold your breath

Lack of civic sense, accessibility & maintenance are daily challenges.