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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cuttack corporators quizzed on cyclone relief loot

Vigilance sleuths quizzed corpoartors of Cuttack Municipal Corporation(CMC) and officials allegedly involved in the looting of cyclone relief for the third day on Wednesday and recorded their statements.

All-party delegation from Vidarbha meets PM, seeks Rs 5,000 cr aid

An all-party delegation from Vidarbha, hit by unprecedented heavy rains, o Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought an assistance of Rs 5,000 crore to tackle the massive losses.

Himachal to seek Rs 1,000 crore central assistance for Kinnaur

Himachal Pradesh government will seek immediate central assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for relief and restoration work in rain-ravaged Kinnaur district and other affected areas of the state, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said.

ECR facilitating free ferry of relief materials to Uttarakhand

Abiding by the Railway Board`s decision not to charge any money on relief materials to Uttarakhand for 15 days, the East Central Railway zone is facilitating transportation of relief items to the Himalayan state.

Goa may adopt two Uttarakhand villages for rehabilitation

Goa government plans to rehabilitate two villages of flood-ravaged Uttarakhand and announce a relief fund.

Gujarat to give Rs 3 crore more to Uttarkhand disaster victims

Gujarat government on Monday announced a fresh relief of Rs 3 crore from Chief Minister`s Relief Fund for victims of Uttarakhand disaster.

Flood victims: DMRC officers to contribute one-day salary

Extending a helping hand to victims of flash floods and incessant rains in Uttarakhand, the Delhi Metro officers will contribute one day`s salary to a rescue and relief fund.

Muslim body sets up relief fund for U’khand victims

The All India Shia Personal Board (AISPLB) has set up a relief fund for the people hit by the nature’s fury in Uttarakhand, and has asked the Muslim community to generously donate to it.

Omar meets PM, seeks relief package for quake-hit people

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and requested a special package for earthquake-hit districts of Doda and Kishtawar in Jammu region.

AP govt urges Centre for drought relief money

Andhra Pradesh government asked the Centre today to immediately release Rs 1,090.78 crore for drought relief measures in the state.

Martyr Hemraj`s wife duped of Rs 10 lakh

Lance Hemraj was killed and beheaded by Pakistani troops near the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on January 08.

J&K govt releases Rs 22 cr for Aaganwadi workers

On the eve of Holi, the Jammu and Kashmir government today released Rs 22.45 crore for meeting the requirement of funds on account of salary and honorarium of Aaganwadi workers and helpers in the State.

Pondy announces relief of Rs 20,000 per hectare for drought hit-ryots

Puducherry government on Sunday announced Rs 20,000 as relief to drought-hit farmers for a hectare of paddy field lost in Karaikal.