Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicShelter homes

Topic: shelter homes

Modi govt failed to frame plan to improve management of child care institutions: Plea in SC

The petition was filed by advocate Aparna Bhat Tuesday and it comes at a time when 57 minor girls at a Kanpur shelter were found to be Covid-positive.

SC judge makes questionnaire to know steps taken by states to check Covid spread at shelters

The matter came to light when the top court took cognisance of media reports, stating 35 children at a shelter in Chennai contracted Covid.

Supreme Court extends Covid-19 guidelines to women shelter home

The petition before the Supreme Court stated several adult women were staying in these homes involuntarily & they should be released to prevent overcrowding.

Separated & restless, Delhi’s lockdown violators being kept in shelters just want to go home

A govt school in Sarai Kale Khan & Yamuna Sports Complex, both of which are now shelter homes for migrants and homeless, are also housing lockdown violators.  

Under fire, country’s central adoption agency seeks to increase senior cadre strength 

Agency seeks over four times more Group A officers, wants integrated finance division. 

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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