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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'
'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign will help improve nutrition and productivity of our children,
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
What was on your bucket list when you were 16? It's likely that it never included making your locality open defecation-free.
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