Hygiene

It's completely personal, it's our 'me-time', it's when we are shut off from the world (at least physically), it's when we solve many confusing problems -- yes, it's toilet time! Unfortunately, this is only from an urban perspective. The opposite is true in a rural setting with women having to bear the biggest brunt of the lack of covered toilets. 

World Toilet Day, celebrated worldwide...

24*7 water relief for Belgaum

The 24*7 water supply by the Karnataka Urban Water and Sanitation Improvement Programme in collaboration with a private company to about 10% the population in the city has been able to ...

Sikkim only state in the country with 100% sanitation

All 6,10,577 rural and urban families in Sikkim have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standard. It's...

Kumbh Mela left its trash behind

The year began with the Maha Kumbh festivities near the confluence of the Ganga and the Yamuna rivers in Allahabad. Pollution levels rose alarmingly at the Sangam in Allahabad where more than a 100 million...

No toilets for 52% Delhi slum kids

Open defecation and lack of drinking water in the slums of Delhi leads to frequent instances of water-borne diseases, says a study conducted by the NGO Child...

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