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Bihar accuses Centre of `discrimination` for slashing housing quota

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 23:48

Bihar govt rued that it was unable to meet the growing demands for shelter by the poor and accused the Centre of discrimination against it.

Night shelters are for pregnant and lactating women: Delhi HC

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 22:12

The Delhi High Court on Friday rapped night shelters` occupants who have made them their permanent home and said the shelters were meant for homeless pregnant and lactating women and not for healthy persons.

100,000 sheltering in UN Mission`s bases in South Sudan

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 04:45

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has reported that nearly 100,000 people are seeking protection in its bases across the country, and the number is likely to remain high, a spokesperson said Thursday.

Iraqis seek shelter from battles and privation

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 10:01

On a dusty patch of land off a highway in northern Iraq, Faisal watches his three-week-old son cry in the tent that is now his home.

Around 19,000 Ukrainian refugees flee to Russia

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 05:39

Nearly 19,000 refugees have fled Ukraine for Russia, the government said Thursday citing latest statistics.

UN bases shelter a record 95,000 in South Sudan

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 04:11

The number of civilians seeking refuge on UN bases from bloodshed in South Sudan has reached a peak of 95,000 since fighting broke out in December, the United Nations has said.

Two held for sexually abusing children at shelter home in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 13:02

Two officials of a children`s shelter home in Karjat taluka of Maharashtra`s Raigad district were arrested on charges of sexually abusing five minor inmates, police said Thursday.

Delhi HC slams Delhi govt for failing to provide shelters to poor

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:58

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday slammed Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) for failing to provide night shelters to the homeless in the national capital and criticised the police for "beating" people for sleeping on the roadside.

Vanessa Hudgens drops squeaky-clean image for new film `Gimme Shelter`

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 16:24

Vanessa Hudgens isn`t a squeaky-clean star any longer, as the ` High School Musical ` star is playing a pregnant teen in the new film ` Gimme Shelter`.

NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt over homeless persons` death

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 15:34

National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued a notice to the Delhi Government seeking a report on the death of two homeless persons near a shelter home here.

Bhopal Collector, BMC head take stock of night shelter facility

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 12:44

Bhopal District Collector Nishant Warvade along with Municipal Corporation Commissioner Vishesh Garhpale convened a meeting of corporation zonal officers to take stock of "Rainbaseras".

Shelter for homeless: HC asks Delhi govt to show policy

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 21:12

Not satisfied with Delhi government`s efforts in providing shelter to homeless, the Delhi High Court directed it to apprise it about its policy for roofless and number of deaths caused due to cold.