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  • Three men survive 11 days on ship rudder to reach Spain from Nigeria Nov 30, 2022 10:45 AM IST

    Three men survive 11 days on ship rudder to reach Spain from Nigeria

    Three stowaways were found on a ship's rudder in the Canary Islands after an 11-day ocean voyage from Nigeria, Spain’s maritime rescue service said.

  • Influx of migrants, cheaper accommodation among reasons for Thane's burgeoning population: Experts Nov 15, 2022 06:13 PM IST

    Influx of migrants, cheaper accommodation among reasons for Thane's burgeoning population: Experts

    Former IAS officer Sudhirkumar Goyal told PTI that Thane offered cheaper accommodation for people who came to Mumbai in search of employment.

  • UK government under fire for 'wretched' migrant center conditions Oct 31, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    UK government under fire for 'wretched' migrant center conditions

    British politicians from both opposition and governing parties on Monday demanded the Conservative government improve conditions at an overcrowded facility for migrants, described by an independent inspector as “wretched.”

  • Texas Migrants Death: A look at some of the deadliest migrant suffocating incidents Jun 28, 2022 07:28 PM IST

    Texas Migrants Death: A look at some of the deadliest migrant suffocating incidents

    In recent years, dozens of migrants have died due to suffocation while being smuggled across borders in trucks and containers. In the wake of migrant deaths in Texas, here’s a look at some of the deadliest suffocation incidents involving illegal immigrants.

  • Texas Migrants Deaths: A look at migrant lives lost since 2014 Jun 28, 2022 04:03 PM IST

    Texas Migrants Deaths: A look at migrant lives lost since 2014

    Human smuggling is a thriving business that preys on undocumented migrants. The death of 46 people in Texas is the latest in a long list of such incidents as migration turns deadly

  • More than 40 migrants die in truck in San Antonio, others hospitalized Jun 28, 2022 09:36 AM IST

    More than 40 migrants die in truck in San Antonio, others hospitalized

    The San Antonio Fire Department said 16 other people found inside the trailer were transported to the hospital for heat stroke and exhaustion, including four minors. Officials also said three people were in custody following the incident.

  • Top 10 countries gaining millionaires in 2022: Henley Global Citizens Report Jun 14, 2022 04:34 PM IST

    Top 10 countries gaining millionaires in 2022: Henley Global Citizens Report

    According to the Henley Global Citizens Report 2022, UAE is expected to attract the largest inflows of millionaires globally in 2022. Russia has suffered the biggest emigration of millionaires over the past six months, with forecast net outflows of 15,000 by the end of 2022 — a massive 15 percent of its high-net-worth-individual (HNWI) population and 9,500 more than in 2019, pre-pandemic.

  • Migrant's perilous 8-country journey to US with pet dog May 21, 2022 04:56 PM IST

    Migrant's perilous 8-country journey to US with pet dog

    Leaving behind his wife and two children, aged six and eight, Gilberto Rodriguez has slept rough, gone hungry, witnessed violence and paid bribes to police to reach the US. His dog has been a constant companion through the hardships.

  • Five million people flee war in Ukraine Apr 16, 2022 06:53 AM IST

    Five million people flee war in Ukraine

    UNHCR figures show nearly 645,000 Ukrainians fled in February, with nearly 3.4 million doing so in March and more than 760,000 leaving so far this month

  • Indian Railways ran more trains for migrants from Gujarat than Maharashtra: Supriya Sule Feb 08, 2022 12:59 PM IST

    Indian Railways ran more trains for migrants from Gujarat than Maharashtra: Supriya Sule

    Modi said in the Lok Sabha on Monday that the Congress "crossed all limits" during the COVID-19 pandemic, and accused the party of instigating and scaring innocent labourers into fleeing to their native states from Mumbai.

  • Stuck at the US-Mexican border, two migrants find solace in love Jan 23, 2022 07:20 PM IST

    Stuck at the US-Mexican border, two migrants find solace in love

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, "My wedding will not be going ahead. I'm no different to thousands of other New Zealanders who have had much more devastating impacts felt by the pandemic."

  • Migrants stranded, cold at Belarus-Poland border Dec 29, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Migrants stranded, cold at Belarus-Poland border

    On a sunny but freezing morning in a forested area of Belarus at the border with Poland, hundreds of migrants line up to receive hot food and water.

  • How remittances have shaped the socio-economic landscape of Kerala Dec 07, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    How remittances have shaped the socio-economic landscape of Kerala

    Dwindling remittances will have dire consequences for the Kerala economy 

  • 10 lakh migrant workers returned to Jharkhand since March 2020: Govt Nov 18, 2021 08:52 PM IST

    10 lakh migrant workers returned to Jharkhand since March 2020: Govt

    With the efforts of the state government, migrant workers have received a total of Rs 84.84 lakh as pending salary and compensation from their employers.

  • US President Joe Biden rejects $450,000 payments for separated migrants Nov 04, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    US President Joe Biden rejects $450,000 payments for separated migrants

    Representatives of the migrant families and government officials had discussed giving families $450,000 for each member affected by former President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy, which led to the separation of about 5,500 children from their parents, according to people familiar with the matter. But when asked on Wednesday about compensating the migrants, Joe Biden denied the option was on the table.

  • Children brave the cold in makeshift Bosnian camp Oct 16, 2021 03:47 PM IST

    Children brave the cold in makeshift Bosnian camp

    Dozens of children, from months-old babies to young teenagers, are camping out with their families in northwestern Bosnia, awaiting their chance to slip across the Croatian border and migrate on toward Western Europe.

  • Haitian migrants flock to small Texas border city Sep 21, 2021 04:56 PM IST

    Haitian migrants flock to small Texas border city

    Thousands of Haitian migrants flocked to a small Texas border city, presenting the Biden administration with a challenge as it tries to manage large numbers of asylum-seekers.

  • Profit-oriented nature of affordable rental housing scheme may benefit formal workers instead of migrants: Survey Aug 11, 2021 04:45 PM IST

    Profit-oriented nature of affordable rental housing scheme may benefit formal workers instead of migrants: Survey

    Factors such as peripheral locations, lack of social infrastructure and limited supply may result in the urban poor and migrant workers getting excluded from a scheme that’s meant for them

  • Exclusive | Govt to take up issue of Indian migrants being wrongfully terminated without pay from Gulf nations: sources Aug 05, 2021 01:50 PM IST

    Exclusive | Govt to take up issue of Indian migrants being wrongfully terminated without pay from Gulf nations: sources

    Data maintained by the Centre shows that 7.16 lakh Indian migrant workers have come back after COVID-19 till now. Indian embassies abroad have received complaints that many of them have been wrongfully terminated without pay and forced to leave.

  • DDA gives final nod to development of Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs) under MPD 2021 Jul 13, 2021 06:41 PM IST

    DDA gives final nod to development of Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs) under MPD 2021

    The parking norms have been formulated based on the study conducted by DUAC and discussions with NIUA, MCD’s and tractor transportation experts.

  • In Pics | Venezuela migrants cross US border in droves Jun 28, 2021 04:34 PM IST

    In Pics | Venezuela migrants cross US border in droves

    Record numbers of Venezuelans are crossing the US-Mexico border as overall migration swells. Unlike the farmers and low-wage workers who come from Mexico or Central America, the Venezuelans are often bankers, doctors and engineers. They're fleeing turmoil in the country with the world's largest oil reserves and pandemic-induced pain across South America.

  • COVID-19 second wave: construction workers leave for home; developers fear exodus may impact project completion Apr 29, 2021 06:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave: construction workers leave for home; developers fear exodus may impact project completion

    Realtors fear the halt in construction activity may reverse the gains in the last quarter of 2020 and that it may take almost a year to bring the situation back to normal

  • Labour ministry sets up control rooms to address migrant workers woes Apr 20, 2021 04:08 PM IST

    Labour ministry sets up control rooms to address migrant workers woes

    The ministry in April last year had also set up 20 such control rooms to redress grievances of workers like non-payment of salaries.

  • Centre's responsibility to put money into bank accounts of migrant workers: Rahul Gandhi Apr 20, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    Centre's responsibility to put money into bank accounts of migrant workers: Rahul Gandhi

    As Delhi went into a six-day lockdown from Monday night amid the deteriorating COVID-19 situation, hundreds of migrant workers thronged the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal to board the buses for their native places.

  • Real estate sector welcomes government’s decision to open up vaccination for everyone above 18 from May 1 Apr 19, 2021 10:01 PM IST

    Real estate sector welcomes government’s decision to open up vaccination for everyone above 18 from May 1

    Developers believe that the move would enable migrant workers, especially construction workers, to get vaccinated and help arrest mass exodus of migrants