A farmer of Wardha district in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, who suffered losses of around Rs.15,000 during the last monsoon floods, was aghast to receive a compensation amount of Rs.80.
After an initial delay due to unfavourable weather conditions, rescue work in Badrinath area of flood-hit Uttarakhand resumed and nearly 200 pilgrims have so far been evacuated from the shrine, officials said.
Rescue operations to evacuate stranded people in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district were underway on Friday.
At least 371 people have been killed and nearly 4.5 million affected by the Monsoon floods in Pakistan, the government`s disaster relief agency has said.
Pakistan is still haunted by memories of the 2010 floods which killed about 2,000 people.
Day in Pics: 27th February
Showbiz World - February 27, 2015
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