Sanitation

  • Gates Foundation selects IIT Roorkee to increase sanitation in India 22-03-2014 11:15 PM

    Six Indian institutions were on Saturday selected for financial aid from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to work out solutions to the poor sanitation levels in the country. The institutions were given two years to develop innovative, safe and affordable technologies to improve sanitation. Eram Scientific Solutions and Amrita...
  • World's first solar-powered toilet set for India launch 14-03-2014 12:41 PM

    A revolutionary waterless toilet powered by the Sun, developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people lacking safe and sustainable sanitation around the world, will be unveiled in India this month. Designed and built using a USD 777,000 grant from the Bill ~~amp;amp; Melinda Gates Foundation, the self-contained, waterless...
  • Power of 49: Women's health and sanitation 07-03-2014 09:41 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. This week on the show CNN-IBN takes the issue of challenges of health and sanitation....
  • Hospital to pay Rs 20 lakh compensation to sanitation worker's family member 01-03-2014 12:07 AM

    A hospital was on Friday ordered to pay Rs.20 lakh to the family of a sanitation worker who died while cleaning a manhole opposite the hospital. The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) ordered the ESI Hospital Noida to pay Rs.20 lakh to the family of Babloo, who died Feb...
  • Widow honoured for donating her land for construction of toilets in Bahraich 30-11-2013 11:04 AM

    Sulabh International on Friday announced a Rs 2 lakh cash prize and Rs 10,000 every month dole to an Uttar Pradesh widow who donated her land for constructing a public toilet complex in a Bahraich village. An official of the NGO said the example set by Manorani Yadav of Bhabhanipur...
  • World Toilet Day: Women face harassment at community toilets in Bawana 19-11-2013 10:33 AM

    New Delhi: On World Toilet Day, CNN-IBN traveled to a slum in Bawana where even basic sanitation facilities are missing. Women are forced to community toilets and also have to face daily harassment. In the past politicians like Union Minister Jairam Ramesh and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have...
  • Narendra Modi's 'toilets first, temples later' remark finds support in MP 04-10-2013 11:08 AM

    While BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's "toilets first, temples later" remark has evoked mixed reactions, a lot of people feel it is a genuine issue and needs to be strongly addressed. Former Madhya Pradesh Women's Commission chairperson Savita Inamdar, without associating herself with any political class, told PTI that,...
  • CJ Show: Videos and Pictures 21-07-2013 02:26 PM

    Your Videos and pictures that made it to the show this week. ...
  • Cabinet approves health insurance for rickshaw-pullers 04-06-2013 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Rickshaw-pullers, rag pickers, sanitation workers and taxi drivers are among a host of unorganised sector workers who have been brought under the ambit of the national health insurance scheme in a decision taken by the union cabinet Tuesday. The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) would be extended to...
  • Bugs in food: Railways admits lapses in catering 12-04-2013 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking revelation about the pathetic condition of catering services in Indian Railways, CNN-IBN has accessed a railways report that exposes how food is prepared in filthy conditions. The report says that the food served in trains is cooked in dirty, smelly and waterlogged pantry cars. This...
  • UP: 13-year-old helps bring public toilets to his village 11-04-2013 10:58 AM

    Khamhariya Damuan: A 13-year-old is acting as a catalyst of change not just for his home, but for the entire village community in Uttar Pradesh. Omkar Dubey took up the issue of sanitation forcing his village heads to set up public toilets. More than 70 per cent Indian homes have...
  • Delhi: Shelters for homeless inadequate 05-01-2013 09:28 AM

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  • Breaking the sanitation taboo

    Transforming Bharat |  Anurodh Jain
    Greek philosopher Socrates once said, "It is not living that matters, but living rightly." As the clock is inching towards the 2015 deadline of the...

  • Kerala, Delhi top Human Development Index chart 21-10-2011 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Human Development Index (HDI) in the country rose by 21 per cent, says a report while cautioning that health, nutrition and sanitation remained key challenges for India. India Human Development Report, 2011, prepared by Institute of Applied Manpower Research, placed Kerala on top of the index for...
  • Poor sanitation costs India multi-billion losses 23-12-2010 09:58 AM

    Poor sanitation in India is costing annual losses of $54 billion. ...
  • Stink record: Indians lead in defecating in open 18-07-2008 11:30 PM

    Ahmedabad: Insisting that his team is well prepared for the four-Test series, England captain Alastair Cook Wednesday said that the visitors would be looking to put India under pressure when the two sides meet in their opening match here Thursday. "There is always a lot of pressure on the home...
  • The best and the most innovative toilets in the world 02-11-2007 01:02 AM

    Sanitation experts at the 7th world toilet summit speak on the toilet toil. ...
  • Delhi comes clean with sanitation 05-05-2007 03:43 PM

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  • Sulabh founder gets Energy Globe Award 25-12-2006 12:43 PM

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  • How UN-hygienic can India get? 11-11-2006 08:38 AM

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  • The nightmare that is Citizen Nagar 25-10-2006 08:38 PM

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  • Report says S Asia failing citizens 19-10-2006 05:40 PM

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  • India below B’desh, Pak in sanitation 21-09-2006 06:22 PM

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