Kerala govt decided to seek a financial package of Rs 242 crores to pay
compensation to the people suffering due to the environment and health problems caused by the use of endosulfan pesticide
in Kasargod district.
The US government has announced a
five-year assistance programme worth USD 15.6 million for
Nepal in a bid to improve its health sector through greater
involvement of private sector in social marketing.
After accusing the UPA of
discriminating against Uttar Pradesh, the state government
on Friday said it was not getting any additional help from the
Bundelkhand package announced by the Centre for the
After replacing the hard-line
Communist Party Chief and modifying the language policy, China
tried to reach out to the restive Muslim Uyghur majority
Xinjiang province with a massive development package.
PPP’s efforts to finalise a constitutional reforms package on Thursday suffered a major setback after it failed to achieve consensus with the opposition PML-N on the procedure for appointing judges and on renaming the NWFP.
MP Transport Minister Jagdish Devda on Friday assured the state Assembly that the State Road Transport Corporation can be revived under a new infrastructure if the Union Surface Transport Ministry provides Rs 2,590 crore package.
Thanking Prime Minister, Finance Minister and UPA Chairperson
for the announcement of Rs 500 crore for small
hydro and solar power projects in Ladakh, a Jammu and Kashmir
minister on Sunday said it was a much needed step.
With nearly 40,000 para-military personnel being deployed in four Maoist-hit states, the Centre has readied its anti-naxal plan which also includes Rs 7,300 crore package for unleashing developmental works.