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Centre releases Rs 36,656 crore special assistance to states

The government has released a total of Rs 36,656 crore under its scheme ‘Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment 2022-23’ for April-November in FY23. 

published on : 10th January 2023
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Rs 607 crore deposited into bank accounts of Telangana farmers: T Harish Rao

As part of the implementation of scheme’s 10th phase, 70.54 lakh farmers will be receiving Rythu Bandhu benefits in the 2022-23 Rabi season.

published on : 29th December 2022
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Trust collects Rs 700 from widows, PwDs in the pretext of ‘central govt financial aid’ in TN

The man, identified as K Madeva, showed them photocopy of what is believed to be a FD receipt for ` 25,000 in his name. As per the document, he would get Rs 31,493 in three years.

published on : 2nd December 2022
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Bihar govt offer: Leave liquor trade, toddy biz & get Rs 1 lakh financial aid

The decision assumes significance in the wake of violent protests by members of the ‘Pasi’ community in Patna on Tuesday against the ban on sale of toddy.

published on : 30th November 2022
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Union Territory seeks special grant of Rs 2,614 from Centre for next financial year

Further, the minister urged the Ministry of Home Affairs to waive Puducherry's outstanding plan loans of Rs 104.24 crore and non-plan loans of Rs 210 crore.

published on : 27th November 2022
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Delhi University launches scheme to financially aid EWS students  

This scheme is reflected through a fee waiver for economically weak students in the spirit of the Government’s motto “Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas”, claimed the vasristy.

published on : 24th November 2022
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Tamil Nadu welfare scheme fails to meet objectives

Four other schemes were also being implemented by the State social welfare department for the marriage of daughters of widows and orphan girls, as well as widow remarriage and inter-caste marriage.

published on : 27th October 2022
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Norway offers assistance to Kerala to implement new projects in fisheries

The CM also noted that Kerala has been at the first position in the country in sea fish production for decades, it said.

published on : 5th October 2022
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China has pledged over USD 90 million for flood-hit Pakistan

The floods that hit Pakistan after record rains have killed more than 1,500 people while affecting over 33 million. The economic losses were estimated to be more than USD 40 billion

published on : 30th September 2022
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One lakh farmers in Prakasam may not receive PM Kisan aid

They reportedly have not been residing at their registered residential addresses and their mobile phone numbers are unreachable.

published on : 19th September 2022
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H1N1 more common during monsoon: Puducherry Health department

Following a rise in flu cases in Puducherry, the district health department directed Villupuram residents to stay cautious and approach the hospital at the earliest, on Sunday.

published on : 19th September 2022
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India hands over 12th consignment of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

New Delhi has repeatedly called upon the Russian and Ukrainian sides to return to the path of diplomacy and dialogue, and also expressed its support for all diplomatic efforts to end the conflict.

published on : 12th September 2022
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Sorry state of affairs: HC to Delhi govt on 2 children plea seeking support under disabilities law 

Justice Kanth stated that the conduct of the city government was "highly contemptuous" and he was thus inclined to issue a contempt notice.

published on : 11th September 2022
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Naveen releases Rs 869 crore KALIA aid to farmers

Stating that he is always with the farmers, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik assured them that they will be provided compensation for crop damage in the recent floods as early as possible.

published on : 2nd September 2022
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United Sikhs setting up safe bombing shelters in war-torn Ukraine

The UN-affiliated United Sikhs had been looking after refugees with medical aid, life-saving relief supplies, sanitation and dental kits, clothing, and food every day.

published on : 30th August 2022
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KCR to tour Bihar, will extend financial assistance to Galwan Valley Martyrs' families

Chief Minister Rao will distribute cheques of Rs 10 lakh to all of them along with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

published on : 30th August 2022
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Applications invited for Videshi Vidya Deevena

Director of Social Welfare K Harshavardhan informed that students with 60% marks or equivalent grades in qualifying courses are eligible to get the benefit of Videshi Vidya Deevena.

published on : 4th August 2022
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10 years and counting: India's poor elderly wait for monthly pension to go up from Rs 300

The government implements its various pension schemes under the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) for persons belonging to below poverty line (BPL) households.

published on : 31st July 2022
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Sri Lanka's Acting President Wickremesinghe seeks UK help in 2019 Easter attacks probe 

On the third anniversary of the Easter terror attack in April, then Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed that the Sri Lankan government will not rest until justice has been served.

published on : 19th July 2022
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Tamil Nadu sees increase in BPL cards, experts cite 'liberal rules' as reason

Last May, 1.09 crore poor families in Tamil Nadu had ration cards, of which 90.96 lakh were priority households and 18.10 lakh were Antyodaya Anna Yojana cards.

published on : 15th June 2022
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