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Bihar floods: Situation still grim; rescue and relief ops underway

In Darbhanga, the water has partially receded from 40 panchayats but 180 pachayats are still marooned in the district. Situation has also improved in Muzaffarpur and Samastipur districts. River Ganga is still above the danger mark at Patna’s Gandhi Ghat, and Kahlgaon. Relief and rescue operations are being carried out on ... Read More »

A look at the measures taken by ESIC during COVID19 pandemic

 Following important decisions were taken during the meeting:   1. Relaxation in eligibility criteria and enhancement in the payment of relief under Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan yojana:   ESIC is implementing the Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyna Yojna under which unemployment benefit is paid to the workers covered under ESI Scheme. ... Read More »

100 die in severe flooding in Nigeria: Relief Agency

Heavy seasonal rains have caused the Niger and Benue rivers to burst their banks, inundating communities, farms and trapping tens of thousands of people in their homes. Sani Datti, from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said, “We have declared a national disaster in four states — Kogi, Delta, Anambra ... Read More »

Sohrabuddin Encounter: Relief for DG Vanzara, 4 other cops

The Bombay High Court has upheld the acquittal of former ATS chief DG Vanzara and four other policemen in Soharabbudin Sheikh encounter case. The court dismissed five revision pleas filed by Sohrabuddin Shaikh’s brother Rubabuddin and the Central Bureau of Investigation challenging their discharge saying they were devoid of merit. ... Read More »

Relief & rehabilitation work gains speed in Flood hit Kerala

The floods have paralysed normal life of millions of people and lakhs of them have been affected. Also many of the flood victims are in desperate need of relief supplies. In its bid to lessen the suffering of the people of Kerala and to provide them timely relief Heaquarters Maintenance ... Read More »

Rescue & relief efforts gather pace in flood hit Kerala

As the weather showed signs of improvement in flood ravaged Kerala, agencies involved in rescue and relief operations intensified their efforts. Army, navy air force, coast guard and the NDRF as well as other self help groups and locals are doing all they can to help the affected. Nearly 3 ... Read More »

Relief operations undertaken in Karnataka’s Kodagu

Kerala is not the only state reeling in the aftermath of unprecedented rains, as flood waters recede, Karnataka’s Kodagu is fast becoming the focus of rescue and relief work. Two Mi-17 helicopters of Training Command, IAF continue to fly towards flood relief operations in Kodagu region operating from Kushalnagar, Periapatna ... Read More »

Relief & rescue efforts gain pace in flood hit Kerala

With rain abating and flood waters receding in parts of Kerala….rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts have gathered momentum. The weather has improved since 2 days but flood waters have not receded in several places in Ernakulum, Thrissur, Pathanam-thitta, Alapuza, and Kollam districts even though at other places the situation is ... Read More »

GST relief for common man

It has  decided to slash the tax rate on as many as 17 items to 18 percent from 28 percent category.Premium of Ayushman Bharat Will also be exempted From GST. GST on ethanol sold to oil companies for blending with petrol and diesel has also been reduced to 5 percent ... Read More »

Guatemala delivers relief goods to volcano affected-people

According to official statistics, several thousand affected people are now living in more than 20 shelters near the Fuego Volcano and 140 tons of relief goods are on the way to be delivered to the people. “We now focus on assistance at the first stage that is to distribute food, ... Read More »

Centre provides major relief to sugarcane farmers

In a major relief, the Union cabinet has announced a package of nearly 8,000 crore rupees on Wednesday. The cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved the creation of a 30 lakh tonne sugar buffer stock. The buffer stock will be maintained by sugar mills and the govt will pay ... Read More »

Cabinet gives relief to Cane Farmers

 The Central government  has been taking steps consistently for the benefit of farmers.Wednesday saw the Modi government  announce a major step to give relief to cane farmers. The meeting of the union cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s chairmenship on Wednesday saw the Centre grant nearly 8,000 crore rupees as ... Read More »