2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
1,20,000 evacuated in Bihar Patna, August 28
Troops helped evacuate more than 120,000 people from floods in Bihar, but more bad weather raised fears that rivers would continue to overflow, officials said on Thursday.
PM announces Rs 1,000-cr for relief, rescue Purnia, August 28
Terming the floods in Bihar as a “national calamity”, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced an immediate release of Rs 1,000 crore and 1.25 lakh metric tonnes of foodgrains to the state reeling under an unprecedented deluge caused by
Army personnel rescue flood-affected villagers from submerged houses in Sitpur in Supaul district; and (right) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi make an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Bihar on Thursday. —
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The day after, Kajal, four-and-a-half years old, recounts the horror of being taken hostage with her family in Jammu
Chinore (Jammu), August 28
Held hostage with her three siblings and her mother for 19 hours, four-and-a-half-year-old Kajal survived the ordeal but the trauma of watching her neighbour being gunned down by militants will remain etched on her mind forever.
institutes across the country to be closed today New Delhi, August 28
Top Christian leaders from the
country today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to apprise him of the
ground situation in Kandhmal, where Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and
Bajrang Dal workers continue to lead attacks against Christians and
Maya in Forbes
power women list
Making her debut in the club of 100 most powerful women in the world,
India's Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati has joined Congress
president Sonia Gandhi in a list compiled by US magazine Forbes.
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Says it’s a matter of opinion
on the question of subsidies Chandigarh, August 28
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal today snubbed his nephew and state finance minister
Manpreet Singh Badal while reminding him that one could have
differences of opinion like he has on the issue of subsidies but
that the decision of the Cabinet was binding on everyone.
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