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Germ count: Some everyday objects that are dirtier than the toilet seat

December 03, 2019 2:08 pm

With germs existing practically everywhere, no surface is clean enough.

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.

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

June 14, 2019 7:23 pm

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

September 17, 2017 8:19 pm

"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

March 28, 2016 12:14 am

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

December 12, 2015 11:35 am

“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

December 01, 2015 7:37 pm

"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

November 19, 2015 5:33 pm

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

July 08, 2015 4:15 am

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

March 29, 2015 10:13 am

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