Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Sanitation & Toilets

Shit Happens. Let’s Talk About It

Apr 13, 2021 Payal Seth

An uncomfortable yet necessary look at why our waste matters

World Water Day: Do you know the real value of water?

Mar 20, 2021 Jheelum Basu

Access to clean and safe usable water is a fundamental human right. Yet billions are denied access to it. Let's find out why.

How Hygiene, Sanitation And Potable Water Impact Nutrition

Nutrition is not just about a proper diet. Here’s how lack of proper hygiene, sanitation and safe drinking water can undermine any nutrition program.

Stunting And Sanitation In India: More Questions Than Answers

Feb 03, 2021 Payal Seth

The link between open defecation (OD) and stunting has been well-established in literature on the subject

Watch: North Delhi Mayor Picks Up Trash, Urges Sanitation Employees To End Strike

The mayor claimed that the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has released all the pending salaries of sanitation workers

19 November, 2020

Let's Talk About Sanitation

Abhishek Sharma

Billions of people across the world still lack access to basic sanitation services. Here's a few suggestions on how to address that problem

23 July, 2020

Re-imagining A Malnutrition-free India

Prapti Adhikari Dr Archana Kharyal

For a country where almost 36% children are underweight, 50% women are anemic already, a rapid call to action and re-shaping system is a big fish to fry. How do we do it?

09 March, 2020

Strong Connect Between Sanitation And Health

It is important to prioritize better toilets and washing facilities in schools and homes, and to provide accurate information around menstruation, to ensure right to education, equality and well-being for girls

14 September, 2019

Amit Shah, BJP Leaders Mop Floor At AIIMS To Mark 'Seva Saptah'

Outlook Web Bureau

In a tweet, Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to people to spread the message for water conservation, ridding the country of single-use plastic and cleanliness everywhere.

28 August, 2019

No Country For Children

Damayanti Datta

Forty per cent Indians are between age 1 and 18. But who cares, anyway? The just-released Child Well-Being Index shows how India has failed its children

23 August, 2019

Reshma Shankar Dhote, A Nutrition Warrior

Charupadma Pati

Here’s the story of a woman who transformed the nutrition profile of her village Bihali in Maharashtra

01 June, 2019

Video Of Idli Vendor Using Toilet Water In Mumbai Goes Viral, FDA Begins Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

In the video, a hawker who runs an idli stall on the pavement can be seen fetching water from a toilet to prepare the chutney, which is served as an accompaniment to the idli.

18 May, 2019

After Cyclone Fani, A Swachh Bharat Toilet Has Become Home To This Dalit Family

Outlook Web Bureau

Rendered homeless, Khirod Jena (58), a landless daily wage earner in Raghudeipur village, has been living in 7 feet x 6 feet toilet, along with his spouse and two grown-up daughters.

12 February, 2019

Corrupt People Are Scared Of 'Chowkidar', Says PM Modi In Haryana

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said the efforts of his government were not only to make the country cleaner but also to cleanse it of evils like corruption.

12 December, 2018

This Seven Year Old Girl Took Her Father To Police Station For Not Building A Toilet

Outlook Web Bureau

As the news spread, the Ambur Municipality Commissioner announced Zaara as the brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat mission.

06 November, 2018

Poop In Hand, Bill Gates Backs China's Toilet Revolution

Outlook Web Bureau

The stunt was an effort to draw attention to a problem affecting developing countries around the world: not enough toilets.

26 May, 2018

Click Selfies With Toilets Or Lose Salary, Govt Employees In UP's Sitapur Told

Outlook Web Bureau

The employees will also have to submit a certificate proof of their respective toilets to ensure that every household has a toilet built.

Photo Gallery

BSF soldiers participate in a bicycle rally for 'Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebration, in Bikaner. The rally wil culminate at Raj Ghat in Delhi.

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Devotees perform 'pindan' ritual on the banks of the Ganga river during Pitru Paksha, in Varanasi.

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Devotees perform 'tarpan' ritual on the fourth day of Pitru Paksha, at Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged road outside Junagarh Fort after heavy rain in Bikaner.

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In this photo provided by United Nations Photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, right, and Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, meet during the the 76th session of the United Nations General...

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