People help survivors retrieve their household items at the site of a building collapse in Nairobi, Kenya. A six-storey residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed under heavy rain and flooding, killing at least 16 people and injuring over 100 others, Kenyan officials said.
A view of the 31-storey Adarsh Housing Society building complex located at Colaba in Mumbai. The Bombay high court on Friday ordered the demolition of the building following a probe that found politicians, ministers and bureaucrats had been granted apartments cheaply in the society.
The home of Dr B R Ambedkar on King Henry's Road in North London. The architect of the Indian Constitution stayed here during his student days and the Maharashtra government is now in the process of acquiring the home as a memorial and interim home for students from India.
A 25-year-old woman professional was allegedly refused a flat by a builder as she belongs to the minority community, days after an MBA graduate was denied job by a diamond export firm on similar ground, in Mumbai.
The fate of over 10 lakh applicants of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Housing Scheme 2014 will be decided today. The DDA Housing Scheme 2014 offers over 25,000 flats across various categories, ranging from Rs 7 lakh to Rs 1.2 crore.
A woman sits outside with her household belongings after her house was dismantled in an eviction drive carried out by the District Administration to clear 'illegal settlements' along the banks of river Bharalu, in Guwahati.
After a three-day standoff over their eviction, residents of Campa Cola compound today finally gave in following the intervention of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, saying they would cooperate with civic authorities, in Mumbai.
Pravin Togadia—whose Twitter handle describes him as "Renowned Cancer Surgeon; International Working President, VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad)—has stirred up a controversy by a hate speech alleged to have been made on Saturday, April 19, 2001, targeting Muslims for buying properties in Hindu areas.
A woman weeps as she carries her belongings to a temporary shelter, following a heavy ash fall from the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Sigaranggarang, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around it slopes to flee their homes.