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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.

Ebola-hit countries seek billions for recovery at UN

The presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone come to the United Nations today hoping to raise USD 3.2 billion to put their countries firmly on course for recovery from Ebola.

Putin says Greece has not asked for Russian financial aid

 Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Greece has not asked Moscow for any financial aid, refuting rumours that visiting premier Alexis Tsipras may seek Russian money for cash-strapped Athens.

Give financial aid as per Gadgil-Mukherjee formula: Rawat to Centre

Alleging neglect of his state in the General Budget and in allocations recommended by the 14th Finance Commission, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has requested the Centre to continue giving financial assistance as per the Gadgil-Mukherjee formula.

Terror-affected families given financial assistance

A total of 167 terror- affected families were given Rs 30,000 each in cash and other assistance at the 111th Shahid Pariwar Fund distribution ceremony at the Hind Samachar Maidan here Sunday.

Arunachal CM seeks special package for state from Centre

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki Friday urged the Centre to grant a special package for development of border region to check large scale migration of people from there.

NGO working on AIDS gets $350,000 aid

Global NGO, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), has received a grant of $350,000 from leading pharmaceutical and healthcare firm Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) to support implementation of the Human Vaccines Project that seeks to transform disease prevention across the world.

World Bank to give aid for building toilets in Chhattisgarh

World Bank will extend financial aid to build toilets in tribal-dominated villages of Chhattisgarh under Centre's flagship 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Norway offers financial aid to Iraq

The Norwegian government has offered Iraq 60 million Norwegian kroner (about $10 million) as financial aid to the war-torn country, a media report said Thursday.

Hamid Karzai lauds India for its financial aid to Afghanistan

Afghan president Hamid Karzai said on Sunday that India`s financial assistance to the tune of USD 2 billion would go a long way in building developmental infrastructure and economic regeneration in Afghanistan.

UP to provide financial aid of Rs 20K to kin of hooch victims

Uttar Pradesh government has announced a financial assistance of Rs 20,000 to the kin of those who died in the illicit hooch tragedy last week.

Maharashtra govt plans financial aid for rape, acid attack victims

Maharashtra government has prepared a comprehensive support and rehabilitation scheme for the victims of rape, sexual assault and acid attacks.

Financial aid to Mujahid`s family `unjustified`: BJP

BJP today demanded Governor B L Joshi`s intervention to stop financial assistance to kin of terror suspect Khalid Mujahid, who died in police custody, saying it was "unjustified".

Pondy`s financial aid to differently abled persons

The Puducherry government on Thursday rolled out a scheme to provide financial assistance to differently abled persons.

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.

Legislation introduced in US to freeze financial aid to Pak

The bill would require Congress and the American people to get a full understanding of what Pakistan knew about Osama bin Laden`s whereabouts.

Maha CM distributes financial aid to Malegaon blasts` victims

Maharashtra Chief Minister
Prithviraj Chavan distributed the remaining financial aid to
families of Malegaon blasts victims here on Monday.