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School girls build toilet on their own, by Jagat Khadka (rep 19/09/2017)

Deadly deluge: Harvesting flood waters and recharging Kathmandu’s depleting aquifers will turn a crisis into an opportunity, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 28/07/2017)

‘Water supply, sewerage systems need restructuring’, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 23/07/2017)

Sanitation must for nation-building: Govt (ht 14/07/2017)

Jhapa rural municipality declared ODF zone (ht 14/07/2017)

Capital trails in open defecation free mission: 38 districts so far have been declared ODF zones since 2011 when the campaign was launched, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 30/06/2017)

KMC to build 300 public conveniences (kp 22/06/2017)

Local levels told to make ODF campaign more effective (ht 07/06/2017)

Risk of Bagmati sanitation being undone persists, by Anup Ojha (kp 14/04/2017)

ODF drive a huge challenge in Saptari (ht 13/04/2017)

A Dalit caste’s struggle for toilet, by Madan Thakur (rep 06/04/2017)

Valley lacks adequate number of public toilets (ht 01/04/2017)

Open defecation still a scourge in Valley (ht 27/02/2017)

Women complain of lack of toilets with proper facilities in public places, by Anita Shrestha (ht 25/03/2017)

Rukum children run sanitation campaign (ht 14/03/2017)

Govt plan stresses need for wastewater treatment plants (ht 13/03/2017)

Water supply, sanitation coverage remains stagnant (ht 09/03/2017), Water coverage: Questions of the levels of improved water supply and sanitation remain, as regards quality, quantity and regularity (ht 10/03/2017)

‘One house one toilet’ campaign hits snag (ht 23/02/2017)

Water crisis gives rise to open defecation problem, by Purna BK (kp 22/02/2017)

Zonta hands over toilets to Pashupati dev trust (kp 21/02/2017)

Dirty loos at hospital raise concern (ht 17/02/2017)

Condition of public toilets remain same despite hike in budget, by Ruhee Shrestha (rep 13/02/2017)

Open defecation in Everest poses risk of health hazard, by Radha Dhungana (rep 09/02/2017)

Rautahat VDCs declared Open Defaecation Free zone sans toilets (ht 05/01/2017)

KMC to build 48  public toilets: The new public toilets, each costing around  Rs 2.2 million, will be built under the public private partnership, by Anup Ojha (kp 21/12/2016)

23 pc of kavre families sans toilets (kp 15/12/2016)

Mobile toilets becoming popular in Valley (ht 04/12/2016)

When nature calls …, by Sabitra Dhakal (ht 03/12/2016)

‘Disabled-friendly public toilets needed’ (ht 25/11/2016)

Public toilets of no use to visually impaired (ht 20/11/2016)

Govt not quite in tempo to meet  2017 universal basic sanitation goal (kp 19/11/2016)

43pc of Nepal’s urban population lacks access to toilet, says report (ht 19/11/2016)

Water, sanitation projects launched (ht 05/11/2016)

38 districts yet to attain ODF status (ht 05/11/2016)

Valley lacks adequate, clean public toilets (ht 02/10/2016)

MoFALD makes septic tank mandatory for all houses (ht 29/09/2016)

Still more to do: To make the ODF zones campaign a success public awareness and development of required infrastructure must go side by side (ht 23/09/2016)

Toilet talk: The Open Defecation Free campaign sounds impressive, but little has changed on the ground, by Radha Paudel (kp 14/07/2016)

Salvaging sewage: Given the right conditions, wastewater treatment can be made both profitable and environmentally conscious at the same time, by Sneha Pandey (rep 10/06/2016)

The basic sanitation mission: Celebrating the 17th national sanitation action week in Nepal, by Dinesh Kharel (rep 03/06/2016)

Public toilets in Valley in poor condition (ht 05/05/2016)

Missed opportunities: A forced levy on public toilets can only drive the poor to nearest and most convenient open space, by Shyam KC (kp 25/03/2016)

Women prefer to avoid Kathmandu's public toilets, by Isha Pandey (rep 18/02/2016)

Toilet talk: We need to break the silence and talk about our defecation habits and how they affect our everyday life, by Bicram Rijal (kp 19/11/2015)

Stench from leaking drainage irks public (kp 13/09/2015)

Out in the open: The state should deliver sanitation services just as it expects its citizens to build toilets, by Bicram Rijal (kp 10/09/2015)

Raise investment: Lack of funding has placed water and sanitation under risk, by Govind Shrestha (rep 13/08/2015)

Call to include right to safe water, sanitation in statute (kp 23/03/2015)

Kathmandu faces faecal sludge mgmt challenge (kp 17/03/2015)

Lawmakers pledge to ensure water, sanitation (ht 17/03/2015)

Eco-friendly toilet fails to impress, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 19/02/2015)

Toilet construction drive picks up pace in Dolakha, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 25/01/2015)

ODF zone sans single toilet (ht 23/01/2015)

Open defecation free in name only, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 19/01/2015)

Sanitation, Justice And Development, by Bishesh Aryal (sp 16/01/2015)

Govt steps up sanitation drive in Tarai districts, by Suresh Yadav (rep 03/01/2015)

Doti locals reeling under water crisis Shortage has affected hygiene, sanitation and encouraged open defecation (ht 28/12/2014)

Disabled-friendly toilets to be built in capital (ht 27/12/2014)

Right to sanitation: Clarion call (sp 05/12/2014)

Doti likely to miss deadline todeclare the district ODF zone (ht 23/11/2014)

Look south: To meet sanitation goals by 2017, Nepal needs to focus on the Tarai (kp 21/11/2014)

30pc Nepalis defecate out in open, by Pragati Shahi (kp 20/11/2014), Basic sanitation one of country’s greatest unmet challenges (ht 20/11/2014)

Toilets for all, by Michael Rosencrantz (rep 13/11/2014)

Water crisis in Sindhuli VDCs: Question looms over open defecation free zone declaration (ht 07/10/2014)

Toilets mandatory to access electricity, subsidised rice (ht 17/09/2014)

Talking about toilets: Toilet construction drive brought better sanitation but seems to have ignored some fundamental aspects, by Deepak Thapa (kp 28/08/2014)

KMC to build new toilet in Kathmandu Durbar Square area (ht 27/07/2014)

Valley house owners asked to build septic tanks, by Samik Kharel (kp 17/07/2014)

Health concerns without proper sewerage system, by Pragati Shahi (kp 08/07/2014)

Water paucity mars ODF declaration (ht 04/07/2014)

Call of nature? Kathmandu lacks answer: Has one public toilet for about 65,000 people, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 03/07/2014)

Sanitation for all: Regional cooperation and better policy will reduce inequalities for sanitation coverage, by Jhabindra Bhandari (kp 17/06/2014)

VDC denies services to 1,000 households without toilets (kp 29/05/2014)

All houses in Bajura villages have toilets (ht 29/05/2014)

Bhojpur village to spend all budget in toilet construction, by Shahi Man Rai (kp 25/05/2014)

Villagers no longer use toilets, by Pratap Bista (kp 25/05/2014)

Doti not ready to be declared ODF zone (ht 20/05/2014)

Govt makes septic tank mandatory for all buildings, by Anil Giri (kp 10/05/2014)

TU colleges ‘fail’ to manage campus toilets (kp 04/05/2014)

Next to godliness: Commitment from all stakeholders is needed  to achieve sanitation for all by 2017, by Ganga Datta Nepal (kp 27/04/2014)

Sulabh Sauchalaya to begin toilet construction from Pashupati area (kp 26/04/2014), Sulabh toilets coming to Nepal (ht 26/04/2014)

Access to water, toilets to all by ’30 (ht 18/04/2014), Nepal pledges basic toilets for all by 2017 (rep 18/04/2014)

Sanitation problem grave in cities: In urban areas, access to toilet is often not the problem but the management of fecal sludge is very crucial
(kp 25/03/2014)

Four schools feted for proper sanitation (ht 23/03/2014)

Constitution to ensure right to clean water, sanitation (ht 23/03/2014)

Disabled-friendly toilets sought (ht 19/03/2014)

38pc households lack toilets in Parsa, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 16/03/2014)

Rolpa folks turn against district's poor hygiene, by Hira Bahadur Gharti Magar (rep 01/03/2014)

Sewer lines to be laid along Bagmati in three years (ht 25/02/2014)

ODF tag still a distant dream for Siraha: Locals accuse govt authorities of swindling funds meant for project (ht 01/02/2014)

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