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Centre releases additional Rs 450 cr special assistance to Telangana

The Centre has provided additional Rs 450 crore as special assistance to Telangana for the development of the backward areas in the state, with a cumulative assistance of Rs 900 crore so far, an official said on Tuesday.

Financial package will help AP more than special status: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the financial package of Rs 2.25 lakh crore announced by the Centre for Andhra Pradesh will benefit the state more than the special category status being demanded by it.

Militants hijacking charity funds for carrying out attacks, warns Indonesia

Militants hijacking charity funds for carrying out attacks, warns Indonesia

Charities that send financial aid to trouble spots sometimes have the funds "hijacked" by militant groups to carry out attacks, an international counter-terrorism meeting was warned today.

Chorus grows in US to cut financial aid to Pakistan

Just cutting off the funding is not going to be enough, he said and sought for additional measures.

New private banks to boost financial inclusion: Central Bank

The Reserve Bank move to award new banking licences to corporates will help promote the government's financial inclusion initiative, Central Bank of India said Friday.