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World Toilet Day 2019: 5 diseases that may become a thing of the past when India is 100% open-defecation free
Health

World Toilet Day 2019: 5 diseases that may become a thing of the past when India is 100% open-defecation free

9% of deaths among children under 5 can be attributed to diarrhoea - the pathogens that cause diarrhoea are transmitted through the oral-faecal route.

World Toilet Day 2018: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan claims 90% of India provided toilets under household coverage plan
India

World Toilet Day 2018: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan claims 90% of India provided toilets under household coverage plan

On World Toilet Day, here's a brief look at India's effort to achieve complete sanitation, cleanliness and availability to toilets, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

On World Toilet Day, celebrating stories of rural women who campaigned for open defecation free villages
India

On World Toilet Day, celebrating stories of rural women who campaigned for open defecation free villages

For the Gram Pradhan of Jatoi Praveshi Devi, a pregnant woman going into labour while she was out in the fields marked the last straw of open defecation in her village

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

BJP left red-faced as Maharashtra minister Ram Shinde seen urinating in public, Opposition takes jibe at Swachh Bharat
India

BJP left red-faced as Maharashtra minister Ram Shinde seen urinating in public, Opposition takes jibe at Swachh Bharat

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was left red-faced on Monday after a video of a senior minister urinating in public went viral, with many raising questions.

World Toilet Day: 'Trump village' Marora in Haryana inaugurates world's biggest toilet pot model
India

World Toilet Day: 'Trump village' Marora in Haryana inaugurates world's biggest toilet pot model

The world's biggest toilet pot model was unveiled at Marora, popularly known as the "Trump village", in Haryana on the World Toilet Day in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets

World Toilet Day: Narendra Modi says Centre committed to improving sanitation facilities across India
India

World Toilet Day: Narendra Modi says Centre committed to improving sanitation facilities across India

On World Toilet Day on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed his government's commitment towards improving sanitation facilities across the nation.

World Toilet Day: Awareness, accessibility and affordability are key to success of Swachh Bharat campaign
India

World Toilet Day: Awareness, accessibility and affordability are key to success of Swachh Bharat campaign

As World Toilet Day is observed on 19 November, this occasion is yet another reminder in terms of constructing and maintaining public sanitation facilities.

Watch: A giant cake shaped like a toilet to mark World Toilet Day
India

Watch: A giant cake shaped like a toilet to mark World Toilet Day

A giant cake shaped like a toilet and weighing more than 1500 lbs was unveiled in New Delhi as part of the International Toilet Festival.

World toilet day: Will Modi's 'swacch bharat' really spell acche din for Indian hygiene?
Life

World toilet day: Will Modi's 'swacch bharat' really spell acche din for Indian hygiene?

November 19 is World Toilet Day. But in India it's always been Indira Gandhi's birthday. But now toilets are once again the focus but is there a hidden cost to the grand Swachh Bharat campaign?

World Toilet Day: In India, 600 mn people still defecate in open
India

World Toilet Day: In India, 600 mn people still defecate in open

The report that released yesterday on the eve of the first ever UN World Toilet Day, the World Bank said, access to improved sanitation can increase cognition among children.