Relief Fund

Jennifer Lopez donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort

Jennifer Lopez donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she has donated $1 million in aid to the Puerto Rico recovery effort, following the devastating effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Sep 25, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Salma Hayek donates $100,000 to Mexico earthquake victims

Salma Hayek donates $100,000 to Mexico earthquake victims

Actress Salma Hayek has donated $100,000 to the victims of the earthquake in Mexico.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Celebrities join hands to raise funds for hurricane victims

Celebrities join hands to raise funds for hurricane victims

Scores of celebrities and the biggest names from movies, TV, sports, music- like George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Justin Bieber, Beyonce and Oprah Winfrey- gathered on Tuesday for ' Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief.'

Sep 13, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Jimmy Fallon announces USD 1 million donations to Hurricane Harvey relief fund

Jimmy Fallon announces USD 1 million donations to Hurricane Harvey relief fund

 Jimmy Fallon recently announced that his Tonight Show is giving USD 1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund.

Sep 06, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Miley Cyrus donates $500,000 to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Miley Cyrus donates $500,000 to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Singer Miley Cyrus is helping out victims of Hurricane Harvey in a major way by donating $500,000 to the relief efforts for the city of Houston.

Sep 01, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Aamir Khan donates Rs. 25 lakh to Bihar Flood victims

Aamir Khan donates Rs. 25 lakh to Bihar Flood victims

In a noble cause, Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for a smoother relief operation for Bihar floods victims.

Aug 31, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Centre approves Rs.1,304 crore relief to UP

A high-level committee for central assistance to drought-affected states has recommended Rs.1,304 crore as relief, besides other measures, to Uttar Pradesh under the National Disaster Relief Fund.

Apr 10, 2016, 23:15 PM IST
Tamil Nadu floods: PM Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore for relief work

Tamil Nadu floods: PM Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore for relief work

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced Rs.1,000 crore to Tamil Nadu for flood relief work.

Dec 03, 2015, 18:12 PM IST
Chennai floods: Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav to donate 1st month's salary to relief fund

Chennai floods: Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav to donate 1st month's salary to relief fund

RJD chief Lalu Prasad's younger son and Bihar's deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday came forward to offer financial aid to flood victims of Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

Dec 02, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Centre sanctions Rs 939 crore for Tamil Nadu

The Narendra Modi government on Monday sanctioned immediate release of Rs 939 crore to Tamil Nadu as flood relief assistance.

Nov 23, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

Opposition attacks Devendra Fadnavis over CM Relief Fund issue

Opposition Congress and NCP on Saturday attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over sanction of funds from CM Relief Fund to a dance troupe, demanding his resignation and apology for the "travesty".

Oct 24, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Nepalese students in Delhi raise funds for quake-hit country

Far away from their homeland and family members in the hour of tragedy, hundreds of Nepalese students studying here have turned into foot soldiers to raise funds for sending relief and succour to quake-hit Nepal.

Apr 30, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

J&K Core group asks dist admin to expedite relief distribution

 The Core group, formed to help the victims of cross-border firing from Pakistan, today directed the district administration of Kathua and Samba to expedite the distribution of relief to the affected people.

Jan 23, 2015, 22:44 PM IST

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Oct 14, 2014, 10:28 AM IST
Salman Khan donates Rs 50 lakh for Jammu and Kashmir flood victims

Salman Khan donates Rs 50 lakh for Jammu and Kashmir flood victims

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.

Sep 27, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

Relief amount for disaster-hit families revised in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand government today effected a nearly three-fold hike in the amount given as one-time relief to families which lose their homes in natural disasters, revising the amount from Rs 2,700 to Rs 8,000.

Aug 22, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

Managing of PM Relief Fund to be modelled on Gujarat scheme

Major changes are in the offing in the way the PM`s National Relief Fund is managed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi today directed that the Gujarat model should be emulated in selection of beneficiaries.

Jul 19, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Relief fund may be used to tackle drought-like situation: CM

Funds from the Chief Minister`s Relief Fund may be utilised for emergency measures to tackle the drought-like situation due to the scanty rainfall in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here today.

Jun 27, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

Nepal govt agrees to some Sherpa demands after strike threat

Nepal today agreed to set up a relief fund for the victims of mountain disasters and appealed to Sherpas not to launch an agitation as it could cripple tourism industry, the country`s main forex earner.

Apr 22, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

Chandrababu criticises PM over `insufficient` cyclone relief

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday alleged that the Centre has short-changed people from Seemandhra region by not providing enough financial assistance to them in the wake of cyclones that affected the region recently.

Nov 27, 2013, 19:20 PM IST