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90 per cent Indians have toilet facility today: Prime Minister Modi

The Modi government came to power in May 2014 and constructed the toilets under the Swachh Bharat Mission.

published on : 12th September 2018

Impossible to dump human waste mid-air, DGCA tells National Green Tribunal

The aviation regulator informed the bench that there is a designated place for emptying the waste tank and it cannot open it mid-air.

published on : 5th September 2018

All degree colleges to get toilets

The minister discussed the lack of toilets and drinking water facilities during a meeting with department officials on Friday.

published on : 1st September 2018

Public toilets remain no-go zones 

Mired in miscommunication among officials, encroachments, and poor maintenance, many structures are merely eyesores

published on : 25th August 2018

Pilot success; more loo cafes in offing?

To promote access to safe sanitation and hygienic toilet facilities, GHMC has proposed to provide Smart Integrated Toilets in Serilingampally and Kukatpally Zones after experimenting with pilot unit

published on : 23rd August 2018

Primary school kids forced to wash toilets, bikes in Gokak; teachers face enquiry

The school, with 280 students, has classes from first to seventh standard and is known as one of the best in the rural Gokak region.

published on : 11th August 2018

Toilets remain a distant dream at Koravi village in Hodebiranahalli gram panchayat

Koravi village in Hodebiranahalli gram panchayat, which flaunts the open defecation-free tag, has only 26 toilets for 350 houses.

published on : 8th August 2018

Poop from skies: NGT raps Director General of Civil Aviation for 'repeated defiance', warns DG of withholding salary

The DGCA was rapped by the NGT for "repeated defiance" on issuing circular to airlines operating at the IGI Airport here to ensure that they do not empty toilet tanks midair.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Pee in public toilets? no, thanks

Through the social audit it was found that most existing toilets are either poorly maintained by the civic body, rendering them dysfunctional, or are locked making them inaccessible to the public.

published on : 30th July 2018

Government school sans water, usable toilets in Hyderabad 

This is one of the several schools in the city that lacks water facility - even for drinking purpose. Students are forced to defecate in the open, abutting the school.

published on : 26th July 2018

Railways propose to install bio-toilets in all coaches by next year

The Minister explained that in the bio-toilet system, a bio-digester tank is fitted beneath each toilet of a coach for the collection of human faecal matter.

published on : 20th July 2018

‘Divyang-Friendly Toilets’ at all important stations under South Central Railway soon

The GM said the SCR had achieved another landmark on the punctuality aspect, as mail/express trains were found to be punctual 90 per cent of the times, the best recorded during the year.

published on : 5th July 2018

Tamil Nadu: Teachers fix innovative urine basins in government school

Using discarded water cans, the teachers created urine basins to help schoolboys, who hitherto were relieving themselves out in the open.

published on : 5th July 2018

Free toilets for Rath Yatra pilgrims in Puri

It was decided that use of plastic water pouches would be minimised. Such pouches are usually offered by NGOs and voluntary organisations to pilgrims during the festival.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Not many takers for e-toilets

Lack of privacy and technical glitches are forcing women to avoid using e-toilets.

published on : 21st June 2018
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