It will be very difficult to control the virus if it spreads in the slum areas,” said Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.
Slums of Teen Hatti area in the metropolis which was the sight of a major inferno earlier in the week has become a haven for swindlers.
SEMARANG, INDONESIA: A slum area on Indonesia's Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called "Kampung Pelangi" ("Rainbow Village"). The poor hill-side area received a month-long facelift costing 300 million rupiah ($22,500) and paid for by the local government in a bid to rejuvenate this part of Semarang, a town 450 km (280 miles) east of the capital Jakarta. Visitors have been…
DHAKA: One third of children living in the slums of Bangladesh's capital spend more than 60 hours a week making clothes for the garment sector, well beyond the legal working limit, a London-based thinktank has said. The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) said 32 percent of children aged between 10 and 14 living in Dhaka's slum settlements were out of school and engaged in full-time work in clothing factories - according to a survey of 2,700 children. "Our survey raises serious concerns over the issue of child labour…
RIO: Ester Silva curses the Olympic Games as another bus rumbles over a new elevated highway that passes by her slum in Rio de Janeiro, sending a tremor through her brittle brick house.
MUMBAI: Britain's Prince William and wife Kate landed in Mumbai on Sunday for a tour of India that will see them play with slum children and mingle with Bollywood celebrities.
ISLAMABAD: As the winter sun sets on Pakistan's leafy capital Islamabad, residents of the city's largest Christian slum use bicycles, donkey carts and their backs to haul jerry cans filled with water to their homes.
KARACHI: At least five persons were killed in a blaze that erupted at slums in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area.