Hygiene

  • Govt had warned Bihar over sub-standard mid day meals in April 18-07-2013 03:33 PM

    Chhapra: It appears that the Union HRD Ministry had warned Bihar about the sub-standard food in schools. The warning was issued in April. The HRD report also stated that food was being cooked and served in unhygienic conditions. The Ministry also said that Bihar didn't conduct regular health check-ups to...
  • Watch: Tamil Nadu government ensures hygiene in mid day meals 17-07-2013 03:56 PM

    The mid day meal scheme has been plagued with issues from hygiene to poisoning as being seen tragically in Bihar. But it has worked well in other instances. CNN-IBN goes to Tamil Nadu where the mid day meal scheme has been a big success with special facilities like a cooker...
  • Hi-tech gadgets to keep Delhi Metro stations clean 13-05-2013 02:30 AM

    New Delhi: Eco-friendly chemicals, hi-tech machines and bio-degradable garbage disposal bags will ensure cleanliness of Metro stations. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has decided to re-work its cleaning and housekeeping practices by using advanced and hi-tech machineries and is conducting specialised training programme for its staff to ensure the entire...
  • SC interim order on Endosulfam likely on Friday 11-05-2011 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court would decide on Friday whether to impose an interim ban on the production and sale of controversial pesticide Endosulfan in the country, pending an elaborate hearing and its decision over a plea for it. A bench headed by Chief Justice SH Kapadia on Wednesday directed...
  • CJ exposes the negligence of the MCD 30-04-2011 01:45 PM

    Zeeshan turns citizen journalist to tackle the problem of hygiene in his locality. ...
  • Hygiene camp for Mumbai's pani-puri sellers 27-04-2011 01:09 PM

    Mumbai: A Congress member of parliament will Wednesday organise a hygiene awareness camp for pani-puri and bhel-puri sellers in north Mumbai. The camp, organised by Sanjay Nirupam comes in the wake of recent attacks on pani-puri and bhel-puri sellers of Mumbai and Thane after a vendor was caught urinating in...
  • Poor sanitation costs India multi-billion losses 23-12-2010 09:58 AM

    Poor sanitation in India is costing annual losses of $54 billion. ...
  • Kerala renew demand for ban on endosulphan 23-12-2010 09:33 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government on Thursday renewed its demand for a country wide ban on the use of endosulphan pesticide and wanted the Centre to announce a rehabilitation package to a tune of Rs 100 crores to the persons suffering from the ill-effects of ensulphan in the state. Replying to a...
  • 'No toilets costs India $ 54 billion annually' 21-12-2010 09:39 AM

    New Delhi: A lack of toilets and poor hygiene practices in India cost Asia's third largest economy almost $54 billion every year, the World Bank said on Monday. Premature deaths, treatment for the sick, wasted time and productivity, as well as lost tourism revenues, are the main reasons for the...
  • CJ reports on MCD's height of negligence 30-08-2010 11:43 AM

    Earlier, Delhi residents had constructed a boundary wall around an open nullah, but the MCD knocked it down. ...
  • Hard to digest: Woman finds mouse in dinner 04-02-2009 01:24 PM

    The mouse was the main ingredient in her dish. ...
  • It pays to go in an Indian public toilet 06-07-2008 12:27 PM

    Karachi: Starved of international cricket on home turf, Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq said it is unfair to deprive his team of a chance to compete in front of their own fans due to the lingering security concerns of international sides. We are a big Test-playing country and it...
  • Computer keyboards can be dirtier than a toilet 02-05-2008 08:26 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has said it would give credibility to the report about match-fixing in a British newspaper only if the ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit took up the issue and contacted it. The Sunday Times, in its report, quoted a bookmaker making big claims about how he...
  • Pooch in the house can help keep kids’ allergies at bay 29-04-2008 07:52 PM

    At 2:27 on Wednesday afternoon, after nearly three hours of deliberation in the corridors of the BCCI's headquarters in Mumbai, Indian cricket's governing body tweeted from its official Twitter account a list of 14 players selected for the Asia Cup. Less than ten minutes later, it released an official email...
  • Peck is healthier than a handshake, says new study 14-01-2008 01:56 AM

    New Delhi: South African fast bowler Morne Morkel said he is excited to play under Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). "He is someone who is always planning and bringing out new things. It's exciting sharing the dressing room with him....
  • Brits not propah: 1 in 10 don't wash 08-12-2007 07:53 PM

    Bangalore: Former Test captain Anil Kumble reckons it is India's best chance to lift the ODI World Cup after 1983 but fitness of players would be a major concern and ending the 28-year-old jinx would depend on whether the squad remains injury-free during the event. "My only concern is the...
  • How important is oral hygiene? 11-06-2007 10:55 AM

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  • Liz doesn't wash hands after the loo 19-12-2006 11:37 AM

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  • Is your beauty salon germ free? 11-09-2006 04:56 PM

    Visiting a beauty salon to get yourself beautified is a good idea but make sure the salon you visit is sanitised. ...