Chandy doles out Rs.1.88 crore to needy Kerala families

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy disbursed Rs 1.88 crore to poor and needy families during the day-long third edition of his mass contact programme that concluded here around midnight Friday.

Delhi residents to get UID numbers by October

The Delhi government is gearing up to complete the exercise of giving out the "Aadhar" numbers by October this year, with poor families set to get their Unique Identification Numbers (UID) first, an official said Friday.

Over 1.25 lakh families became legal landowners in India in 2010

In the year gone by about
1.25 lakh families in India became legal landowners, said a
US-based non-profit organisation which has worked with the
local government agencies.