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Saturday, Aug 15, 2020


Jul 16, 2020 00:38
The survey of 619 people in the slums of Shivaji Nagar in M-East ward, conducted by NGO Apnalaya, reveals that 46.7% of the respondents had no income during the lockdown period. read more
Apr 29, 2020 23:37
The Dharavi slum is spread over 2.4 sqkm, has 850,000 residents and a population density of 354,167 per square kilometre, making it one of the more cramped spaces in Mumbai, itself the world’s fifth most densely populated city. read more
Sep 06, 2019 01:39
Writes a letter suggesting the creation of a sub-division of these areas for their regulated development read more
Apr 30, 2019 22:58
According to the data released by the Election Commission, areas such as Malabar Hill, Matunga, Ghatkopar, Kandivli (West) and Borivli recorded highest turnout compared to the other Assembly constituencies in the respective parliamentary constituenc... read more
Mar 23, 2019 00:56
Onetime slum resident Jaydeep Kadam, gives local kids a fighting chance at success with free martial arts training read more
Feb 13, 2019 08:41
The cause of the fire in Delhi’s Paschim Puri area is yet to be ascertained, however, short-circuit is being suspected as the reason behind the massive blaze. read more
Dec 11, 2018 12:26
Modelling agencies are now inspiring the underprivileged to dream and become successful models, with the industry in India witnessing a colossal shift read more
Nov 09, 2018 17:48
Improving slums to become neighbourhoods is a realistic approach to improving social and economic outcomes, and actually creating a slum-free India read more
Oct 30, 2018 13:05
At least 25 fire tenders were pressed into service along with a large Mumbai Fire Brigade contingent which managed to bring the blaze under control within two hours. read more
Jul 26, 2018 22:45
The ordinance provides that no eviction notice could be issued for three years to over 7.7 lakh slum dwellers. A special policy will be put in place in the next three years to resettle slum dwellers, or regularise slums read more
Jun 03, 2018 00:51
Officials from BMC’s storm water drains (SWD) department said pollution in Poisar was too much because of a large number of slums and cattle-sheds along the river banks. read more
Jun 02, 2018 00:53
Of the 817 slums in the area, more than 261 have been demolished in the drive that began last month. read more
Apr 03, 2018 14:58
In a bid to cover more slums and remove chronic garbage spots, SWaCH and Pune Muncipal Corporation (PMC) have been conducting frequent rallies to raise awareness on segregation and waste disposal. read more
Mar 27, 2018 17:43
Fire department officials suspect the fire was caused by a leakage in an LPG cylinder. Police have filed a case against two men—Sunder, who had rented the huts to people, and Nuru Thekedar, who used to collect the rent. read more