Germany boosts assistance, relief measures for Iraq

Germany announced Wednesday to increase its humanitarian aid for Iraq and signalled willingness to take further measures to improve the situation in the conflict-torn country.

US will provide all assistance to Iraq: White House

The US has said that it will provide all appropriate assistance to the government of Iraq to assist it in their common fight against the Islamist militants who have overrun its two major cities, Mosul and Tikrit.

Two US ships arrive in Black Sea before Sochi Olympics

Two US warships have arrived in the Black Sea and will stand ready to offer assistance in the case of a security emergency at the Sochi Olympic games, officials said Wednesday.

BJD urges Pranab to direct Centre to assist Odisha

MLAs and Ministers in the BJD government on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee through Governor S C Jamir alleging neglect by the Centre in providing assistance to calamity ravaged Odisha.

Kerala to seek higher assistance for drought relief works

Kerala Government would submit a revised memorandum to the Centre seeking additional assistance over and above the Rs 7,900 crore sought by it for undertaking drought relief works, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.

India offers assistance to Pakistan in treating Sarabjit Singh

With Sarabjit Singh battling for life in a Lahore hospital, India offered medical assistance to Pak in treating the prisoner and said it will use this incident as an additional ground to push hard to get him back to his homeland.

PM offers central assistance to rain-hit AP

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday spoke to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Reddy in the wake of recent heavy rains.

Orissa floods: Centre sanctions Rs 918 cr

The Centre on Wednesday sanctioned
Rs 918.30 crore as flood assistance to Orissa.

Government announces monthly assistance for old artistes

The aid scheme is for persons distinguished in letters, arts and their dependents, a ministry of culture statement said.

Rs 10 lakh from MPLADS for assistance to physically challenged

Parliamentarians will soon be
allowed to spend up to Rs 10 lakh annually from the Member of
Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for
providing assistance to the physically challenged.

Indian govt offers more assistance to quake-hit Japan

PM Manmohan Singh has spoken to his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan and offered any additional assistance Japan may require to deal with the devastation caused by the twin disaster earlier this month.

Chinese military offers assistance to Japan

Chinese military offered to send relief materials & rescue teams to Japan.

MP demands Rs 1505 cr assistance from centre to help farmers

MP Govt has demanded Rs 1,505 Crore as part of the special package from
the Centre to compensate farmers whose crops got damaged due
to cold wave and frost.

Bihar govt to seek assistance of Rs 1510 cr from centre for drought

Bihar government has prepared a
supplementary memorandum seeking financial assistance of Rs
1510 crore for rest of ten districts declared drought-hit by
it following deficient rainfall.

More US assistance for flood-ravaged Pakistan

Noting that flood situation in Pakistan is unlikely to get better soon, the United States has said more American aid is expected to be announced for the
flood-ravaged nation.

Moscow to provide assistance to Russian `spies` held by FBI

Russia on Thursday vowed to provide all
necessary assistance to its nationals arrested by the FBI on
charges of espionage and would seek full information on the
`spy scandal`.

India grants assistance for construction of college building

India has pledged to provide
financial assistance for the construction of building for
Shree Mahendra Ratna Multiple Campus in Ilam in eastern Nepal.

UN offers assistance in Bangladesh war crimes trial

The UN on Thursday offered technical
assistance to Bangladesh in conducting a trial into
allegations of war crimes during the 1971 Liberation War
against the Bengali-speaking perpetrators.

Chidambaram seeks report from CISF over assistance to martyrs

Encountering a stream of grieving
family members, Home Minister P Chidambaram
on Saturday asked the CISF to give a detailed report on the
assistance provided to the ten personnel killed in the Naxal
attack at NALCO mines.

USD 2 million for landmine assistance in Mozambique

The US on Wednesday announced USD 2
million in financial assistance to help Mozambique safeguard
its citizens from abandoned landmines and unexploded munitions
remaining from decades of conflict.