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Flood Relief
West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Rivers swell, flood several Malda blocks

Areas under Mahanandapur gram panchayat in Chanchal-I block have been flooded by the Mahananda. Nearly 200 families are affected, said administrative sources. Also, nearly 500 families in two neighbou...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

North East  /  Published 24.08.19

Flood-study team to assess funds quantum

Inter-ministerial teams from the Centre will conduct on-the-spot assessments in all the flood-affected states of the country for recommending allocations for additional funds.After a high-level meetin...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.08.19

Ranchi administration gets neighbourly for flood-hit Bihar

Ranchi’s district administration has teamed up with social outfits to help flood victims in neighbouring Bihar.Around 10 social organisations have joined hands to collect relief materials and packag...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 24.09.19

IAS officer refuses to divert funds, shunted out

The Karnataka government has shunted out an IAS officer who reportedly refused to divert funds from her department for flood relief.Rohini Sindhuri, secretary of the Karnataka Building and Other Const...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 14.08.19

Kerala cash for flood damage

The Kerala government has decided to compensate those who have lost property in the floods that have so far claimed 104 lives.Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said while briefing the media in Thiruvana...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Everybody loves a good flood -- especially the donors

Article 370 may have swamped our collective consciousness over the past week, but the submergence of sundry states has resurfaced with a vengeance to take precedence. The stark images are steeped in p...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

India  /  Published 10.08.19

Avalanche of landslides in Kerala

Kerala has witnessed 80 rain-triggered landslides in eight districts over the past three days as the death toll crossed 50 on Saturday in floods that have displaced more than 1 lakh people.The biggest...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 08.08.19

Shillong siblings donate pocket money savings of Rs 50000 for flood relief

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma received a very special donation for flood relief on Thursday as three siblings, aged 12 to 18, handed over Rs 50,000, which they had saved from their pocket ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 05.09.19

$1-billion aid for Russia’s Far East

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a Line of Credit worth a billion dollars for the development of Russia’s Far East, warming the cockles of his support base while critics questioned...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.08.19

Cop action against Kerala flood trolls

Police in Kerala have registered 19 cases in connection with an online campaign discouraging donations for flood relief, sources confirming that an investigation has begun with help from the cyber cel...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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