New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, members in Lok Sabha today urged the government to provide more funds to the states besides developing a permanent mechanism to deal with the recurring problem of drought and floods.
The Telugu film industry, popularly known as Tollywood, is organising a mega fund-raising event on November 30 to contribute towards relief for Visakhapatnam region devastated by last month's cyclone Hudhud.
The CPI-M will organise demonstrations across the country, including at Parliament house in New Delhi on November 26, to protest against the curtailment of MGNREGA rural job scheme by the central government, a party leader said here Thursday.
Britain`s Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) launched an appeal to raise funds for the Ebola outbreak in west Africa on Wednesday, the first time the charities group has sought to raise money in response to a disease.
Election Commission guidelines making it virtually mandatory for political parties to deposit their funds in banks and not to exceed ceiling limits in financial assistance for candidates to ensure transparency and accountability came into effect on Wednesday.
A day after social activist Anna Hazare reiterated that his name should not be misused by Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a video has emerged in which the anti-corruption activist is seen saying funds collected during the Ramlila Maidan protests were being misused.
More funds are urgently needed to continue critical humanitarian assistance for over a million people temporarily displaced by violence across northwest Pakistan, a UN representative said on Wednesday.