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Donald Trump takes aim at problem of US toilets flushed '15 times'

The president said he had instructed the federal environmental authority, known as the EPA, to loosen regulations on water use.

07 Dec 2019 9:00 AM

Bhumi Pednekar constructs hostel, new toilets for girls’ school in Chambal valley

The new facility will become operational on her blockbuster film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’s 2nd anniversary.

11 Aug 2019 12:13 PM

Slums still see lack of toilets

Civic body managed to build only 2,720 latrines against target of 5,137.

22 Oct 2018 1:36 AM

Air hand dryers spread 5 times more germs than paper towels

Researchers found high levels of dangerous bacteria that cause blood poisoning, pneumonia and gastroenteritis when dryers were used.

07 Sep 2018 12:33 PM

Airport security trays carry more diseases than toilets

Study finds hand luggage check points are a breeding ground for flu, pneumonia and viruses that can cause brain damage.

05 Sep 2018 3:54 PM


No proposal to hike subsidy given to construct toilets, says govt

Jigajinagi said as many as 417 districts and 3,99,850 villages in the country have been declared as Open Defecation Free.

23 Jul 2018 5:27 PM

Public bathroom hand dryers 'suck in' bacteria from toilets, spread disease

Bacteria can include Staphylococcus aureus, which is resistant to antibiotics and can cause sepsis, pneumonia or toxic shock syndrome.

10 Apr 2018 3:10 PM

Govt cuts power in UP village without toilets

Sarojini Nagar BDO Ajay Pratap said the power supply would be resumed once people start cooperating.

14 Sep 2017 3:14 AM

In Amethi, women to get toilets as Rakhi gifts

The toilets will be constructed by the registered brothers with their own resources, the officer said.

31 Jul 2017 6:33 AM