PM Modi offers assistance to avalanche-hit Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani expressing sadness at loss of lives in avalanches in different parts of the country and offering any possible assistance in rescue and relief efforts, a spokesman said Sunday.

Parkash Singh Badal meets Jaitley, seeks relief for Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to provide interest relief to the state on small saving loans of Rs 703 crore and release of compensation of Rs 867 crore due on account of CST reduction for the period 2010-2015.

High Court relief for Rajasthan Cricket Association office-bearers
High Court relief for Rajasthan Cricket Association office-bearers

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday granted relief to the office-bearers of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) by quashing the no-confidence motion by which a faction of the RCA had removed president Lalit Modi and a couple of other office bearers.

Toll tax relief for private vehicles?

Toll tax relief for private vehicles?

BJP did not fulfill promises to victims of Kashmir floods: Sonia Gandhi

The BJP did not fulfil promises of relief and rehabilitation made to people of Kashmir after recent floods, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Friday.

559 Odisha personnel to undertake relief operations in cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh

Odisha government on Thursday said it has mobilised 559 personnel, including a senior police officer in the rank of an additional director general, to undertake relief and rescue operations in the cyclone-hit areas of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

Hudhud: There should be no bottlenecks in relief ops in AP, Odisha, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday directed top central officials to ensure there are no bottlenecks in relief and rescue operations in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha as he took stock of the situation of the two cyclone-hit states on the eve of his visit to Vishakapatnam.

Omar Abdullah announces relief for mobile users in flood-hit J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has announced relief for all pre-paid and post-paid mobile users, who have been unable to recharge their phones or pay their bills, in the flood-hit state.

DNA: Why is India's alert system on silent mode?

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. DNA test on why India's Alert system is on silent mode.

J&K floods: Biggest tragedy in 60 years

Jammu and Kashmir is battling with the worst floods that has hit the state in the last 60 years.

Amit Shah asks BJP workers to join in relief work in J&K

Expressing concern over flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP President Amit Shah has asked party MPs, MLAs and workers in the state to join in relief and rescue operations in flood-affected areas.

Relief announced for kin of students washed away in Beas

Himachal government has announced an immediate relief of Rs 1.50 lakh to the next of kin of the engineering college students who were washed away in the Beas River on Sunday.

Philippine homelss need $300 million: UN

Scores of decaying bodies lay in bags outside Tacloban`s ruined city hall, ready for trucking by overwhelmed Philippine authorities to mass graves, as destitute typhoon survivors pleaded for help of any kind.

India rushing relief to typhoon-hit Philippines

India is sending 15 tonnes of relief material to the Philippines which was hit by a super typhoon in which 10,000 people have died, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said.

Absence of roads affecting relief supplies in Uttarakhand

Contrary to government claims of hundreds of metric tonnes of essentials airdropped in rain hit areas, relief material is yet to reach villages cut off from the roads.

IAF chopper airlifts girl injured in J&K quake

An Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper today airlifted a six-year old girl injured in today`s earthquake from Kishtwar to Jammu after she suffered critical head injuries.

J&K govt assures all help to quake victims

The Jammu and Kashmir government today assured all possible help to victims of the earthquake in Doda and Kishtwar districts.

6 rain-deficit states seeks Rs 43,461 cr relief

6 states including, Raj, Maha and Guj, which have been badly affected by rainfall deficiency, sought a assistance of Rs 43,461.73 cr from the Centre.

TN announces Rs 1 lakh relief to families of deceased

Tamil Nadu govt announced a cash relief of Rs one lakh each to the families of those killed in the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express fire accident.

Rs 112 cr recd as relief for cyclone Thane

A total of around Rs 112 crore has
been receieved by the state government towards cyclone Thane