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  • aap government bans demolitions in residential slum areas

    AAP Government bans demolitions in residential, slum areas

    Politics | February 16, 2015 19:37 IST

    New Delhi: In its first order since taking charge on the weekend, the Aam Aadmi Party government has banned demolitions in Delhi.During his election campaigns, the Aam Aadmi Party has promised to build permanent houses

  • old laptop batteries could power slums in india study

    Old laptop batteries could power slums in India: Study

    World | December 08, 2014 10:44 IST

    Washington: Discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power slums in India and other developing countries, a new study by IBM India has found.The research presented at a conference in San Jose,

  • fadnavis unveils slum redevelopment plans for mumbai

    Fadnavis unveils slum redevelopment plans for Mumbai

    Politics | December 02, 2014 7:15 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday unveiled a slew of proposals designed to rid Mumbai of its sprawling slums, where 46 percent of the city's population lives. "For the allround development of Mumbai, it is

  • najeeb jung meets demolition affected people assures all

    Najeeb Jung meets demolition affected people, assures all help

    India | November 29, 2014 8:20 IST

    New Delhi: Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday met the representatives of those affected in the demolitions in south Delhi and assured them of providing immediate relief.He assured the residents of the Rangpuri Pahari

  • slums will be developed as clean residential areas rawat

    Slums will be developed as clean residential areas: Rawat

    Politics | November 22, 2014 20:07 IST

    Dehradun: Claiming that the state government is seriously addressing the problems faced by slum-dwellers in the city, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said riverfronts will be developed along the banks of the Rispana and

  • brazil security forces raid rio slum before wcup

    Brazil security forces raid Rio slum before WCup

    Soccer | April 05, 2014 20:28 IST

    RIO DE JANEIRO: More than 2,000 Brazilian soldiers stormed into a Rio de Janeiro slum complex Saturday with armored personnel carriers and helicopters in a bid to improve security two months before the start of

  • state stopped from issuing funds to mlas for development of

    State stopped from issuing funds to MLAs for development of slums

    India | December 14, 2013 12:06 IST

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court yesterday restrained Maharashtra government from disbursing money to MLAs from a proposed special fund of Rs 237 crores to provide basic amenities to slum dwellers.The division bench headed by

  • 68 million indians living in slums census

    68 million Indians living in slums: census

    India | March 22, 2013 8:41 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 22 : Approximately 68 million Indians are living in slums, according to a government census.Releasing the first such census report on slum households prepared by the Registrar General of India, Union Housing

  • india land of scams slums says sri sri ravi shankar

    India land of scams, slums, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    India | December 06, 2012 6:32 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 6: Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Tuesday expressed dismay over political parties giving tickets to people with criminal records due to which, he said, India has become a land of

  • 7 killed 35 injured in water tank collapse on bhopal slums

    7 killed, 35 injured in water tank collapse on Bhopal slums

    India | November 19, 2012 11:55 IST

    Bhopal, Nov 19 :  Seven persons were killed and 35 others injured when an overhead water tank collapsed in Saibaba Nagar slum area here in the wee hours today.The overhead water tank of Bhopal Municipal

  • chemical factory slums gutted in kanpur pune

    Chemical Factory, Slums Gutted In Kanpur, Pune

    India | December 04, 2011 11:01 IST

    Kanpur/Pune, Dec 4: Lakhs of rupees worth chemicals were destroyed in a big fire  at a chemical factory in Jajmau near Kanpur on Saturday. Workers said, there was a sudden explosion at Ayesha Petrochemicals factory

  • patna primary school shifts from slums to ias officer s

    Patna Primary School Shifts From Slums To IAS Officer's Seized Bungalow

    India | September 08, 2011 17:51 IST

    Patna, Sep 8: A confiscated palatial house of an IAS officer, suspended for taking graft, became a full-fledged primary school today.Shiv Shankar Verma's property at upscale Bailey Road here was confiscated by Bihar government on

  • how delhi hid its poor and slums from cwg guests

    How Delhi Hid Its Poor And Slums From CWG Guests

    India | October 20, 2010 11:25 IST

    To round up, arrest and 'deport' beggars from Delhi's streets, the Delhi police used The Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, promulgated in 1959 with full force. This Act which under its broad definition of begging