BATHROOM

  • Is this the world's best job ever? Company looks for a laid-back person to test bathtubs February 26, 2014

    More than 50 eager applicants have applied for the post of a bathtub tester. The applicants responded to an advert that read "one of the most relaxing jobs on the market". A company called Bathstore is looking for a Bathroom Executive Officer (BEO) who would basically be in charge of...
  • BJP urges governor to dissolve Jharkhand Assembly July 5, 2013

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Thursday urged Governor Syed Ahmed to immediately dissolve the 82member state assembly. Accompanied by Bharatiya Janata Party state president Ravindra Rai and others, Munda met the governor and requested him to dissolve the House and pave the way for fresh polls. The party...
  • Delhi: School teacher sodomises fiveyearold student April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A fiveyearold kindergarten student was sodomised by his schoolteacher in the capital, police said on Thursday. The incident was reported from East Delhi's Jagatpuri area on Wednesday afternoon where it occurred in a Municipal Corporationrun school. The boy was rushed to Guru Teg Bahadur hospital by his family after...
  • Bathroom the cleanest place to eat in hotels: study January 16, 2013

    London: The next time you spend a holiday at a hotel, do not order food in bed. A new study says a bathroom is actually the most hygienic place to eat in most hotel rooms. The research, which included a poll of women travellers, was carried out by the Check...
  • British schools put cameras in bathrooms, lockers September 13, 2012

    London: At the King Ecgbert School in Sheffield, teens who go to the loo are never really alone, video cameras are inside all 12 bathrooms. Citing findings gathered via freedomofinformation requests, privacy activists on Wednesday identified King Ecgbert as one of more than 200 high schools across Britain that have installed...
  • Toilet paper advertisements a rage in US August 23, 2012

    A new initiative in the field of advertising. And no it's not bill boards but on toilet paper in public restrooms. ...
  • TN: Women filmed with spycams in bedrooms August 17, 2012

    Madurai: Spy cameras discreetly planted inside bedrooms and bathrooms of several homes by five perverted neighbourhood men has left an entire village near Samayanallur in Madurai district in shame and fear of a sex scandal waiting to explode. Two victims, both teenaged girls, have already attempted suicide over the loss...
  • Kerala: Couple trapped in bathroom for 3 days June 14, 2012

    Kottayam: An elderly couple were trapped in their bathroom for three days before managing to open the lock and escape from the damp confinement in an exhausted condition. According to their relatives, 74yearold Joseph and his 72yearold wife Eliamma remained inside the bathroom from Saturday to Monday last after some problems...
  • Half of Indians have mobiles, but defecate in open March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Nearly half of the country's population don't have a bathroom at home and defecate in open places, but more people own a mobile phone. According to the Census 2011 data on houses, household amenities and assets released on Tuesday, only 46.9 per cent of the India's 24.66 crore households...
  • Tech toyz: Know all about India's high tech bathrooms March 15, 2009

    Know more about the new era bathrooms in India hitech and trendy. ...
  • Phobia caused woman to stay in loo for 2 yrs March 13, 2008

    Wichita (Kansas): A 35yearold woman who sat on her boyfriend's toilet for so long that her body was stuck to the seat had a phobia about leaving the bathroom, the boyfriend said. "She is an adult; she made her own decision," said her boyfriend, Kory McFarren. "I should have gotten...
  • Former minister's grandson held on charges of sleaze August 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Trouble is brewing for a former Congress minister's grandson in Punjab. Ramneek Lal Sharma has been arrested by the Chandigarh Police on charges of sleaze. Sharma was held for putting spycams in a house he rented out as paying guest accommodation for girls. He was arrested after the tenants...
  • Woman takes loo break, falls in lake January 24, 2007

    Sandusky (Ohio): A woman going to the bathroom outside lost her balance and fell into Lake Erie, said police, who had to pull her out of the frigid water. Officer Kevin Youskievicz and the woman's friend helped pull her out early on Monday and wrapped a blanket around her until...
  • Meteorite crashes into Indian's loo! January 11, 2007

    Freehold Township (New Jersey): A hole in the roof, a bathroom full of debris and a strange, silvery rock near the toilet the Nageswaran family soon realised they needed an astronomer, not a contractor, to fully explain what damaged their house. Scientists determined it was a meteorite that crashed...
  • Wrong move: Chess match looses out September 29, 2006

    Elista (Russia): A World Chess Championship match between top ranked Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria and Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik was thrown in jeopardy on Friday for a bizarre reason the frequent toilet breaks taken by the Russian. The breaks gave rise to suspicion that Kramnik was cheating because the toilet is...