Churu to become open defecation free district

Jaipur, June 3, 2014: Rajasthan, which ranks among the bottom five states in the country for open defecation, has something to cheer about. Churu is likely to become the first district in state to be declared open defecation free. The district administrat....
Posted Date: 03-06-2014 | Category Jaipur
Indian Girls Break Taboos on Menstrual Hygiene

Indian Girls Break Taboos on Menstrual Hygiene

Bettiah, India, May 28 2014: Fifteen-year-old Nasreen Jehan, a student in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, proudly flaunts a yellow and red beaded bracelet encircling her wrist. This humble accessory, she tells IPS, is her most treasured possession.....
Posted Date: 28-05-2014 | Category Bihar

Chandigarh's public toilets in corruption stink

Chandigarh, May 6, 2014: Built for the convenience of residents of this city, public toilets in Chandigarh are now raising a stink of a different kind. The allotment of tenders for maintenance and advertising of these public toilets is now raising....
Posted Date: 06-05-2014 | Category Haryana

Lok Sabha candidate makes pitch for construction of toilets

Muzaffarpur, Bihar, May 3, 2014: A social worker contesting the Muzaffarpur Lok Sabha seat in Bihar is seeking vote in the name of social cause of making society defecation free. Akshay Verma, who has been facilitating construction of toilet in household....
Posted Date: 03-05-2014 | Category Bihar