Shimla: The European Union (EU) has approved a Rs 7-crore city sanitation project for the state capital along with capacity building and awareness in four other municipalities in Himachal Pradesh.

As if to buttress Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's emphasis on drinking water and sanitation in his reply to the motion of thanks to the President's address, a young woman was rewarded for her successful insistence on a toilet as a precondition for living at her husband's place.

Anita Bai Narre of Chichouli village of Betul district in Madhya Pradesh was handed a cheque for Rs. 5 lakh by Union Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh, on behalf of Sulabh International, for standing up for her dignity on reaching her husband's place and demanding the construction of a toilet.

BHOPAL/ BETUL: A tribal woman from Madhya Pradesh's Betul district, who ran away from her husband's house barely two days after her marriage over lack of sanitary facilities, has become a brand amb

An Indian woman has been rewarded for her ‘bold’ decision to leave her marital home within days of the wedding to protest the lack of a toilet in the household, an official said on Thursday.

Recognizing Sulabh International's pioneering work in developing low-cost, environmental-friendly public toilet system, the United Nations has accorded its highest consultative status to the Indian

It will be implemented by Sulabh International in 150 houses

A majority of slum-dwellers in the Capital do not have access to proper toilet facilities as pubic toilets are in a pathetic condition, a World Health Organisation (WHO) study has pointed out. The ‘Delhi Healthy Urban Project', conducted by Sulabh International Academy of Environmental Sanitation and Public Health, also revealed that water supply, overall sanitation and solid waste management are in a bad shape.

Most slum dwellers in Delhi do not have access to household toilets and the community toilets are in a pathetic condition, a World Health Organisation (WHO)-supported study revealed today.

After a Rs 20 lakh toilet for Margao Bus Terminus, Sulabh is looking to renovate other toilets in the town.

It has developed an eco-friendly toilet that costs less than 20 dollars
NEW DELHI: Sulabh International on Wednesday said it would introduce its cost-effective, environment-friendly toilet technology in South-East Asia.