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Flushing the toilet can fling a cloud of Coronavirus aerosols up to 91 centimetres into the air, infecting another user
science

Flushing the toilet can fling a cloud of Coronavirus aerosols up to 91 centimetres into the air, infecting another user

Growing evidence shows that coronavirus can be passed not only through respiratory droplets but also through virus-laden faeces.

Swachh Bharat Mission forced Ladakh to face hard truths about waste management, find traditional solutions
India

Swachh Bharat Mission forced Ladakh to face hard truths about waste management, find traditional solutions

Mismanagement rather than declining water resources is the main reason for the water crisis in Ladakh's Leh town. There is also the problem of waste disposal.

Four years of Swachh Bharat: Open defecation down 26%, but toilet use doesn't match construction spree
India

Four years of Swachh Bharat: Open defecation down 26%, but toilet use doesn't match construction spree

Almost a 23 percent of those who own a latrine defecated in the open, a figure that has remained unchanged since the Swachh Bharat Mission was launched in 2014. This can mostly be attributed to deeply entrenched beliefs about caste “impurity” associated with emptying latrine pits, the paper concluded.

Arun Jaitley boasts about 'phenomenal' success of Swachh Bharat 'people's movement', says it improved quality of life
India

Arun Jaitley boasts about 'phenomenal' success of Swachh Bharat 'people's movement', says it improved quality of life

In his Facebook blog, Arun Jaitley wrote that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan had transformed from a "people's movement" into a "women's movement".

Narendra Modi in Davos: PM didn't err by discussing brighter side of India; detractors must stop berating nation
India

Narendra Modi in Davos: PM didn't err by discussing brighter side of India; detractors must stop berating nation

By amplifying our strengths Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pretty good case and was warmly received. Why rake him over the coals for it?

Dawoodi Bohra members told to switch to Indian style toilets, advisory calls western commodes 'alien' culture
India

Dawoodi Bohra members told to switch to Indian style toilets, advisory calls western commodes 'alien' culture

The Dawoodi Bohra community has come up with a health advisory for its members: Switch over from using western toilets to Indian-style ones

Western Railways introduces system to let passengers keep tabs on the hygiene of toilets at 17 Mumbai stations
India

Western Railways introduces system to let passengers keep tabs on the hygiene of toilets at 17 Mumbai stations

The Western Railway (WR) has introduced a mechanism under which users can rate and provide feedback about the hygiene of toilets at the 17 stations under its jurisdiction

Bihar woman takes in-laws to police for lack of toilet at home, makes them sign bond to build it
India

Bihar woman takes in-laws to police for lack of toilet at home, makes them sign bond to build it

A woman dragged her father-in-law to the police station and allegedly forced him to sign a bond that he would get toilet constructed soon

Rajnath Singh says India will be open defecation free by October 2019 under 'Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign'
India

Rajnath Singh says India will be open defecation free by October 2019 under 'Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign'

'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign will help improve nutrition and productivity of our children,

Bhopal tribal family which hosted Amit Shah for lunch doesn't have toilet at home, reveals Congress
Politics

Bhopal tribal family which hosted Amit Shah for lunch doesn't have toilet at home, reveals Congress

The Congress said the BJP's tribal worker at whose house party chief Amit Shah had lunch on Sunday does not have a toilet, which it alleged exposed the "hollow" claims of development

Rajasthan court grants divorce to woman whose house didn't have toilet, separate room for her and husband
India

Rajasthan court grants divorce to woman whose house didn't have toilet, separate room for her and husband

A court in Rajasthan has granted a divorce plea filed by a woman on the premise that there was no separate room for the couple and no toilet in the house

Bihar floods: Women face privacy issues as open defecation remains only option in deluge-hit state
India

Bihar floods: Women face privacy issues as open defecation remains only option in deluge-hit state

Even as over 10 million people uprooted by the floods in 15 districts of Bihar grapple with survival issues amid inadequate relief, the womenfolk face problems of another kind — privacy issues amid inhuman living conditions.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha movie review — Akshay Kumar’s paean to Modi and the potty
Entertainment

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha movie review — Akshay Kumar’s paean to Modi and the potty

It is a pity that director Shree Narayan Singh chose to soil his film with pro-government propaganda, because until the Modi spiel sneaks up on us in the second half, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha drives home an important – even if simplistically handled – point.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha - Court to deliver judgement in alleged copyright violation case on August 5
Entertainment

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha - Court to deliver judgement in alleged copyright violation case on August 5

A court is likely to deliver its judgment on the alleged violation of the Copyright Act by the makers of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, on 5 August.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha - Akshay Kumar on stalking sequence, 'Can't show all good things'
Entertainment

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha - Akshay Kumar on stalking sequence, 'Can't show all good things'

Akshay Kumar says the stalking sequence in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha may be wrong but in a movie, one can't just show positive things.

Indian government to expand ‘Toilet Locator’ to 85 cities to help users locate toilets using Google Maps
News & Analysis

Indian government to expand ‘Toilet Locator’ to 85 cities to help users locate toilets using Google Maps

The app was published by the Ministry of Urban Development and it uses Google Maps to mark out the nearby toilets in your vicinity.

Using the toilet in this Durban fast food restaurant will cost you 20 rand: South African-Indian owner gets flak
India

Using the toilet in this Durban fast food restaurant will cost you 20 rand: South African-Indian owner gets flak

A South African Indian-origin owner of a fast food store in Durban is at the centre of a controversy for charging people 20 rand to use the toilets on the premises.

Meet Rohini Karale, the 16-year-old who's making her village go open defecation-free
India

Meet Rohini Karale, the 16-year-old who's making her village go open defecation-free

What was on your bucket list when you were 16? It's likely that it never included making your locality open defecation-free.

Swachh Bharat: Girl students in Bihar school give up jewellery to construct toilets at home
India

Swachh Bharat: Girl students in Bihar school give up jewellery to construct toilets at home

Several Class 10 students of a school in Buxar district in Bihar have forsworn gold jewellery until their parents build toilet in their homes to save them the shame of having to go out into the open to defecate