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Centre reviews situation in Assam


August 28th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The central government Monday reviewed the security situation in Assam and took stock of relief and rehabilitation measures for those affected by the clashes between ... Read more...

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Central team to visit Assam for rehabilitation efforts


August 20th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A central team of officials will pay a three-day visit to Assam from Tuesday to assist the state administration in the rehabilitation of over 2 ... Read more...

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Centre urged to help develop cyclone hit areas


January 10th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday urged the central government to declare the cyclone affected areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as "calamity hit ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks global help to cope with disasters


October 8th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan has urged the international community, particularly the nations having advanced technology and expertise for disaster management, to help it in capacity building to handle eventualities ... Read more...

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New Pakistani Kashmir president meets Kayani


September 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistani Kashmir President Sardar Yaqoob Khan met army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and discussed various issues, including the situation on the Line of Control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Post-flood reconstruction, rehabilitation in Pak to cost 6.7 billion dollars


November 15th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 15(ANI): The World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have estimated that the post-flood reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan would cost 6.7 billion dollars.The international financial institutions said ... Read more...

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US says its troops will keep helping in flood affected areas till Pak needs such aid


November 5th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 5(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said that his country's troops would continue relief and rehabilitation efforts in the flood-affected areas as long as Pakistan needed this cooperation.Addressing ... Read more...

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Flood-hit Pak running out of funds for rehabilitation efforts: UN


November 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United Nations has expressed concern about the drying up of funds available for the flood-affected people in Pakistan.UN spokeswoman Stacey Winston appealed to international donors to act swiftly ... Read more...

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US offers new aid to flood-hit Pakistan


September 14th, 2010 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) The US Monday announced an additional $261 million in aid to help Pakistan in its relief and rehabilitation efforts following devastating floods in the country. The US State Department ... Read more...

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Gilani urges international community for more help for Pak flood victims


September 13th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jampur (Pakistan), Sep 13(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has reiterated his appeal for more help from the international community to carry out relief and rehabilitation efforts in the flood ... Read more...

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Five of family killed in Kohat blast in Pakistan


September 8th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Five members of a family were among the 18 victims of Tuesday's blast targeting family quarters in police lines in Kohat city of northwest Pakistan.Zakran Ali, ... Read more...

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President assures Leh of help, praises army (Third Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Assuring the people of flood-hit Leh that more help was on its way, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday paid handsome tributes to the Indian Army which worked tirelessly ... Read more...

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President Patil visits flood-ravaged Leh, promises timely help from armed forces, govt.


September 1st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Leh (Ladakh), Sep.1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil visited flood-ravaged Leh in the Ladakh region on Wednesday and reviewed ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, ... Read more...

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Pakistan flood causes crop loss worth $2.35 bn


August 27th, 2010 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has said the devastating floods in the country have affected 2.6 million acres of cultivated land, with the loss of crops worth $2.35 ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Leh


August 17th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Leh, Aug 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday morning arrived in flood-ravaged Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir where he is expected to look at the relief and rehabilitation efforts ... Read more...

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Ethnic Tibetans distrust China more after quake


April 18th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Jiegu (China), Apr.18 (ANI): Despite outward signs of Chinese Government largesse and ethnic unity, the latest earthquake has exposed stubborn tensions between Beijing and Tibetans.The earthquake in the Qinghai Plateau, which claimed ... Read more...

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Venezuela Provides $100 Million To Earthquake Hit Haiti


March 17th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Caracas, Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Venezuela is among the latest country to pledge its support to the rehabilitation process in the devastated Caribbean nation Haiti, which was hit by a ... Read more...

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India for meaningful ties with Pakistan, active engagement with world(Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India is prepared to have "meaningful" ties with Pakistan if it curbs anti-India terror on its soil even as it seeks to enhance ties with major ... Read more...

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On 26/11 anniversary, ugly scenes in parliament (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As the nation united in grief on the first anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, the Indian parliament witnessed an ugly scene with Leader of Opposition ... Read more...

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Heated exchange between Pranab and BJP MPs over Advani’s 26/11 demand


November 26th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The government's reluctance to respond to Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani's demand for coordinated action by various agencies to provide relief to people affected by 26/11 ... Read more...

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Dissidents insist on Yeddyurappa’s removal (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Karnataka Tourism Minister G. Janardhana Reddy, who leads the campaign for the removal of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Saturday rubbished reports of a compromise between the ... Read more...

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Day of meetings as dissidence flares up in Karnataka BJP


October 27th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 27 (IANS) It was a day of meetings of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ministers and legislators in Karnataka here Tuesday as opponents of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa upped the ... Read more...

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Rescue efforts on as flood toll in Karnataka rises to over 130


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 3 (ANI): Rescue and rehabilitation efforts for the flood-hit in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh have acquired an urgency after the death toll from incessant rains crossed to over 130.The ... Read more...

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Weeks after cyclone Aila, civic amenities in disarray: Oxfam


June 12th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Weeks after cyclone Aila devastated parts of West Bengal and its green lung the Sunderbans, an international aid body Friday said that hundreds of people are still ... Read more...

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Pakistan steps up effort to internationalise Kashmir before Clinton’s visit


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Release of Hafeez Saeed, who is the head of terror outfit Lashkar -e-Toiba, and recent statement made by Pakistani premier Yusuf Raza Gilani is being ... Read more...

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Pakistan leadership responsible for country’s current chaotic situation: Fatima Bhutto


May 28th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Assassinated Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's niece Fatima Bhutto has criticized Pakistan's leadership for creating all problems that the country is facing at present.Bhutto charged the state, ... Read more...

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US asked for a/c tents for Swat displaced


May 20th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) The US has been asked for air-conditioned tents to house the 2.5 million civilians who have fled the Pakistan military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's restive northwest ... Read more...

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Prime Minister reviews relief and rehabilitation work in flood hit Bihar


September 12th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today reviewed the relief and rehabilitation efforts in the Flood hit Bihar at a high level meeting here.Meanwhile Bihar ... Read more...

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Indian media team to visit Lhasa


July 5th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): A team of Indian journalists is making a goodwill visit to China from July 6. According to the Embassy of China in New Delhi, the nine-day trip ... Read more...

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Art of Living trauma relief through broadcast in China


June 3rd, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Bangalore, June 3 (ANI): As part of its service to society, the Art of Living foundation based in Bangalore founded by spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravishankar has started ... Read more...

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Asean, UN to help Myanmar assess cyclone damage


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Yangon, June 3 (Xinhua) A tripartite core group involving the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean), UN and Myanmar is working to make a joint assessment of the damage in Myanmar'sm cyclone-hit ... Read more...

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Keep Myanmar aid process apolitical: India


May 25th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India Sunday urged the international community to keep the aid process to Myanmar "apolitical", even as it promised to rush more relief supplies to Yangon next week ... Read more...

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India urges Myanmar to accept global aid, junta agrees (Lead)


May 13th, 2008 - 1:11 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Myanmar Monday told India that it was ready to accept international aid for cyclone victims after External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee requested his counterpart U Nyan Win ... Read more...

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Myanmar ready to accept international aid: India


May 12th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India Monday requested Myanmar to accept international aid and reiterated its continuing assistance to the cyclone-hit country in the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts. The military-ruled country, ... Read more...

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India sending two relief ships to cyclone-hit Myanmar (Second Lead)


May 5th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) With the death toll in the Myanmar cyclone now standing at around 15,000, India has despatched two naval ships loaded with relief supplies to the cyclone-battered nation, ... Read more...

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