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Relief Funds
Places  /  Published 04.05.22

Do you know the story of the charred cross of Bangladesh inside St Paul’s Cathedral?

The tireless relief work for Bangladesh refugees under Canon Biswas continued till the end of 1972. Biswas’s work was acknowledged by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who wrote to him on ...
By Somen Sengupta

India  /  Published 11.04.22

Rana: No luxury of taking a step back

Journalist Rana Ayyub, a critic of the Narendra Modi government, has at an international event that Indian authorities nearly prevented her attending said she didn’t have “the luxury of ta...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.22

Miserly rule: Covid funds

A pandemic of the scale and the ferocity of Covid-19 requires to be fought with a wide array of weapons. These include, among others, vaccines, modernized healthcare, state-of-the-art testing faciliti...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.09.21

Covid: Govt offers Rs 50,000 ex gratia

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the family of each Covid dead would be awarded an ex gratia of Rs 50,000 and that the states would pay the money from the state disaster relief fund...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.06.21

Covid: Cabinet nod to Rs 6 lakh cr package

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Rs 6.29-lakh crore relief package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to support the pandemic-hit economy. This was informed by Information an...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 17.06.21

RKM Saradapitha help for Yaas-hit areas

Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, a branch centre of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Belur Math, has launched relief work in areas ravaged by Cyclone Yaas. A team of monks and representatives of a c...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.20

TMC: Amphan 15 back in party

Trinamul Congress in Nandigram on Monday revoked the suspension of 15 of 25 party members accused of misappropriating Amphan relief funds in East Midnapore. The party justified its decision, saying t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

World  /  Published 26.07.20

Indian tech executive charged with Covid fraud

An Indian-American tech executive has been arrested and charged on Thursday by the US attorney’s office with forging documents to fraudulently acquire more than $5.5 million in coronavirus relie...
By PTI in Washington


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