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    TN seeks Rs 1,000 cr package to counter agrarian distress

    India | June 21, 2019 21:29 IST

    Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam requested the Central government to extend special package assistance of Rs 1,000 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) to augment irrigation structures in drought-prone areas to address agrarian distress and drinking water crisis, similar to the allocation made to Maharashtra.

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    Central announces assistance of Rs 7,214 cr for Puducherry, 6 states

    India | January 29, 2019 16:14 IST

    The decision was taken by a high-level committee chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and will cater to the needs of those states that have faced floods, landslides, drought, cloudburst and cyclone. 

  • Twitter has introduced the new app for Amazon's Voice

    Twitter launches app for Amazon's voice assistant Alexa

    September 11, 2016 12:43 IST

    Micro-blogging website Twitter has launched an app for Amazons voice platform Alexa, which means you can listen to the latest from Twitter right on your Echo speaker or other Alexa-powered device. The new app

  • The water train was headed for drought-hit Bundelkhand in

    No Latur-like relief for drought-hit Bundelkhand, UP govt refuses Centre’s water-train

    India | May 05, 2016 15:11 IST

    Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in the state refusing to accept the water wagons sent through the Indian railways as a relief measure from the Centre.

  • wfp assistance reaches one mn displaced iraqis

    WFP assistance reaches one mn displaced Iraqis

    World | September 24, 2014 7:23 IST

    Geneva: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday said it provided food assistance to more than one million civilians across Iraq who were displaced since conflict erupted in mid-June, despite a challenging security

  • jica offers assistance to delhi govt to provide modern

    JICA offers assistance to Delhi Govt to provide modern toilets

    India | April 17, 2014 7:06 IST

    New Delhi: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a major fund provider for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), is keen to offer its assistance to improve toilet facilities for women and poor in the city.JICA's

  • uttarakhand chinese pm li offers assistance to india

    Uttarakhand: Chinese PM Li offers assistance to India

    World | June 28, 2013 18:28 IST

    Beijing, Jun 28: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today offered help from his country to India to overcome the challenges from Uttarakhand natural disaster. Meeting National Security Advisor Shivhshankar Menon here, Li expressed sympathy and condolences

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