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Italy's Benetton to join fund for Rana Plaza victims

Italian fashion retailer Benetton will pay into a fund set up to compensate victims of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 people, the company said on Friday.

Russia leads UN initiative to target Islamic State financing

 Russia is leading a U.N. Security Council initiative to ratchet up pressure on countries to cut off the cash flow to Islamic State militants, Russia and council diplomats said on Wednesday.

Rockers Bush asking fans to help fund their new album

British rock band Bush has asked fans to help fund its upcoming album.

AAP to focus on unconventional campaign due to fund crunch

AAP, the toddler among big parties in Gujarat, has decided to go ahead with a low-profile political campaign for the LS polls using unconventional ways to woo voters including street plays and youth internships due to fund crunch.

Parties demand Rs 5,000 cr as Phailin assistance to Odisha

Nine political parties, including the ruling BJD, demanded the Centre to immediately release Rs 5,000 crore for rehabilitation and restoration after Cyclone Phailin.

Govt to provide land, fund for Haj house in Aurangabad

Maharashtra Government will provide land and fund for construction of a Haj house in the city, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said.

Odisha miners pledge Rs 100 cr fund for local area development

Eight mine owners of Odisha have joined hands to invest about Rs 100 crore for local area development of two mineral rich districts -- Keonjhar and Sundergarh.

MLA LAD fund: No proof for Rs 404.76 cr expenditure?

There was no utilisation certificate for expenditure of over Rs 400 crore by various government civic agencies between 2008-11 under MLA LAD scheme.

Centre sanctions Rs 9.31 cr for playfields in Assam villages

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has sanctioned Rs 9,31,96,200 to Assam for development and maintenance of playfields in rural areas.

Taliban raises $400 mn in 2011 from donations, extortion: UN

Taliban raised about USD 400 million last year through donations, tax on Afghanistan`s poppy cultivation and extortion.

Probe against Kiran Bedi on, say police

Probe against former IPS officer
Kiran Bedi for allegedly misappropriating funds meant for her
NGOs was in progress said Delhi Police in a court.

‘Probe on into fund sourcing of anti-KNPP stir’

The Central government is closely watching the campaign
and agitation against the Indo-Russian Koodankulam Nuclear
Power Project.

Goa mining scam "dirty money" funding Cong: BJP

BJP on Tuesday charged the "dirty money" from the
Goa mining scam was being used to run the ruling party at the Centre
and in that state.

UP allocates Rs 7 crore for flood relief work

The Uttar Pradesh government has
allocated Rs seven crore for rescue and relief work in
flood-affected areas of the state.

BJP launches special fund raising campaign in J&K

Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Friday
launched a special fund raising drive in Jammu and Kashmir.

US to fund Mughal monument restoration

US will fund an initiative to support preservation of India`s heritage.

Youth turns burglar to fund picnic; arrested

A youth, who turned to
burglary to fund a picnic, was arrested in the capital after
he allegedly robbed the house of a BSF jawan in south-west
Delhi, police said on Monday.

Cong says increase in development fund by MCD a `fraud`

The Opposition Congress in MCD
on Thursday accused the ruling BJP of not implementing properly the
proposals unveiled in earlier budgets and playing a "fraud" by
promising to hike fund for development work by councillors.

Badal approves Rs 16 cr fund for Military Training Institute

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal approved a corpus fund of Rs 16 crore for
making the upcoming Maharaja Ranjit Singh Preparatory
Institute for Military Training at Mohali financially viable.

Central fund to develop Maoist-hit Hazaribagh

The Centre has
provided Rs 55 crore for development of Maoist-affected
Hazaribagh district in two phases, official sources said
on Tuesday.