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Jan 18, 2019
Khadar ki Ladkiyan: Girls from rap video on everyday struggles, dreams for bringing about social change‘More power to you sister’ say the girls featured in this video as they enunciate the relocation of the residents of Khadar, and stand in solidarity for every woman who lives suppressed
Sep 07, 2018
In Mumbai's Dharavi, an NGO trains parents to tackle malnutrition, increases awareness of best health practicesSNEHA, a local NGO, has worked across 10 beats in Dharavi for five years, and its efforts have reduced wasting among children up to three years of age by 23 percent.
Jul 10, 2018
20,112 missing children reunited with families in Maharashtra under govt initiative, says state minister Ranjit PatilMinister of State for Home Ranjit Patil said 20,112 missing children were rescued and handed over to their families under "Operation Muskan". He said CCTV cameras would be set up in localities reporting further missing cases.
Mar 08, 2017
These girls are changing the world, one code at a time #SheMeansBusinessArray
Feb 08, 2017
Philippines: Massive fire leaves 15,000 homeless; 4 reported injuredAs many as 15,000 people are homeless after a huge fire engulfed an overcrowded slum in Manila, destroying thousands of homes and sending residents fleeing with their few possessions.
Dec 14, 2015
Delhi demolition: Child had died much earlier, Suresh Prabhu tells Lok SabhaRailway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday dubbed as "untrue" allegations of an infant's death during a demolition drive in west Delhi and claimed the child died earlier.
Aug 13, 2015
Love, liberty and the pursuit of happiness in a Delhi slumAccording to National Crime Record Bureau, in 2014, Delhi witnessed the highest number of suicides over ‘love affairs’ among 55 cities
Jan 01, 2015
Fire destroys hundreds of Philippine shantiesPhilippine officials say a huge fire, believed to have been ignited by firecrackers, has razed hundreds of shanties in a creekside slum in metropolitan Manila in one of more than a dozen fires
Aug 30, 2014
Liberia reopens slum barricaded to contain Ebola spreadAuthorities reopened a slum in Liberia where tens of thousands of people had been barricaded for more than a week to contain the country's Ebola outbreak.
Jul 24, 2014
World's 'tallest' slum in Venezuela likely to be demolishedAn abandoned Caracas skyscraper dubbed the world's tallest shanty-town after a squatters' takeover could be demolished once its inhabitants are out, Venezuela's leader said on Wednesday.