Water crisis, sanitation key issues for New Delhi

New Delhi, March 28, 2014: Sanitation, water shortage, bad housing infrastructure and lack of parking spaces, these are the primary issues that most residents of the New Delhi Parliamentary constituency assert, need to be dealt with.....
Posted Date: 28-03-2014 | Category Delhi

Unilever Lifebuoy Handwashing Campaign Reduces Diarrhea

Unilever Lifebuoy Handwashing Campaign Reduces Diarrhea from 36& to 5% in Indian Village March 27, 2014: Unilever’s health soap Lifebuoy has this month announced the results of its Help A Child Reach 5 handwashing programmes launched in Thesgora, ....
Posted Date: 27-03-2014 | Category Hygiene

Toilet shame: Girls skip dinner and school!

New Delhi, March 26, 2014: Hundreds of young girls in a large cluster of households near Jahangirpuri in northeast Delhi have silently adopted a rule — skip dinner to avoid using a crowded public toilet in the mornings.In Dhulagori village in Howrah ....
Posted Date: 26-03-2014 | Category Delhi

Political parties urged to ensure Right to Sanitation as basic right

New Delhi, March 25, 2014: A total of 3.7 crore or 22.39 per cent of toilets claimed to have been built by the government at the household level do not exist or are ‘missing’, said Right to Sanitation, an umbrella of over 100 civil society organisatio....
Posted Date: 25-03-2014 | Category

Disabled-friendly toilets sought in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 18, 2014: Lack of disabled-friendly sanitation infrastructures in public places across the country has deprived differently-abled people of their right to water and sanitation. Of 513,321 people with disabilities, 233,235 are females....
Posted Date: 18-03-2014 | Category

Private agencies to provide portable toilets for mela in Nasik

Nashik, March 2014: The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) on Sunday invited expressions of interest (EOI) from private agencies in the city to provide portable toilets/urinals on rental basis for the forthcoming Simhastha Kumbh mela.....
Posted Date: 14-03-2014 | Category Mumbai

Over 1,400 schools in Mumbai sans water, toilets

Mumbai, March 13, 2014: The Right to Education (RTE) Act came into effect across the country in 2010, but its proper implementation is still a distant reality in the state. Forget quality education, schools in Maharashtra are struggling to provide even....
Posted Date: 13-03-2014 | Category Mumbai