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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena asks Bollywood stars to help flood-affected people

In 2019 too, the MNS had blasted the Bollywood starts for ‘turning their back’ to the plight of flood victims in the state

26 Jul 2021 9:16 AM

Google to end research that allegedly scanned homeless people

The decision comes after it was discovered that one Google contracting agency was targeting homeless people in Atlanta.

07 Oct 2019 7:37 AM

More than 1000 families homeless as flash flood hits Tripura

The flood was mainly after the water level of river Juri and river Kakti started rising and came close to the danger level.

26 May 2019 10:04 AM

Chefs offer soup to warm homeless on cold Russian nights

The traditional meat and cabbage soup is ladled into big flasks and driven by volunteers to places around the city.

07 Dec 2018 12:08 PM

Amazon's Jeff Bezos commits USD 2 bn to help homeless

Bezos solicited ideas on Twitter last year for ways to donate some of his wealth.

14 Sep 2018 9:20 AM


No city for the homeless

As HDFC resorted to hostile architecture to deter people from using their premises, it raised the question of apathy towards the shelterless.

28 Mar 2018 12:09 AM

Homeless Samaritan to get house, dream truck, trust funds

And that dream truck? It’s a 1999 Ford Ranger.

29 Nov 2017 4:54 PM

Vending machine with heart: 24 hours food, clothing for UK’s homeless

A new charity, Action Hunger, plans to stock the machine in Nottingham with excess produce donated by supermarkets.

29 Nov 2017 4:33 PM

Hotel refuses woman's wish of booking rooms for homeless on Christmas

Good Samaritan tries making night better for people without homes, Britannia Hotels refuse bookings citing ‘past experiences.’

23 Nov 2017 1:06 PM

Homeless in Kolkata protect daughters from sexual assault by rubbing soot on their faces

In 2012 the Supreme Court issued an order to build one shelter per 1 lakh people due to incidents of violence against homeless people.

17 Nov 2017 6:11 PM


Microhousing: A new promise for the homeless

A decent habitat and sheltered environment for low-income families can improve their well-being and catalyse overall economic growth.

09 Nov 2017 5:54 AM

UK teenager becomes first to move into 'micro home' for the homeless

The home, called iKozies is a 186-square-foot space that cost £40,000 to build.

15 Oct 2017 3:35 PM

Campuses see rise in homeless students

Studies suggest thousands of students at community colleges in US do not have a place to stay

26 Jun 2017 8:20 AM

LA girl creates solar tent for the homeless

The tents which have been created under supervision of Evelyn Gomez can be rolled up easily into backpacks

19 Jun 2017 2:09 PM

Los Angeles-based Sikh man feeds homeless people vegan burritos

He distributes around 850 burritos a week

06 Mar 2017 8:22 PM


Police to try reunite homeless man in Vikhroli with kin

According to locals, the homeless man was first spotted lying naked on the service road near T-junction.

18 Jan 2017 3:59 AM

1,500 out in the cold after demolitions

A city official said 300-350 shanties were demolished with hundreds placed in temporary accommodation.

13 Dec 2016 1:38 AM

Demolition of shanties leaves 1,500 homeless in cold

Officials said the land belonged to the city and that residents were asked to clear the area several times.

12 Dec 2016 6:13 PM