When relief efforts and funds are pouring in from all quarters, for people in the flood-affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir, how can Bollywood superstar Salman Khan stay behind. If reports are anything to go by, then the actor has donated Rs 50 Lakh to the J&K relief fund.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said his government had decided to allow self-certification by groups, organisations or persons that relief material being brought in by them for the flood-hit state would not be sold in the market.
Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's Parliament on Monday called upon India to open the de facto border separating the two sides of the disputed territory to allow rescue officials to reach residents hit by devastating floods.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday announced a package of relief for those affected by the worst floods in a century including a Rs 200 crore assistance for Jammu region and the valley and Rs 3.5 lakh for the kin of those who lost their lives in the disaster.
A year after floods devastated many parts of Pakistan, lawmakers in Punjab province are grossly unsatisfied with the rehabilitation work undertaken by the government and by local and foreign NGOs and allege widescale corruption.