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Prime Minister Modi assures support to flood-hit Punjab

Punjab: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday assured Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh of all support from the Centre in tackling the flood situation arising in the state due to incessant rains. Prime Minister spoke with Singh on phone and enquired about the flood situation in the state, and assured him of all possible

Assistance rolled out for flood-hit Australian island

Assistance rolled out for flood-hit Australian island

Assistance rolled out for flood-hit Australian island: Recovery and relief efforts are being rolled out for residents of a small Torres Strait island in Australia’s Queensland state after severe wind, rain and tides damaged the remote area, officials said on Monday.Residents in a low-lying area of Yam Island, which is about 2 square km in size

Google announces $1 mn for flood relief in South Asia

Google announces $1 mn for flood relief in South Asia

Google on Thursday pledged $1 million relief to flood-hit areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. “We are committing $1 million from Google.org and Google employees to Goonj and Save the Children for their relief efforts,” Rajan Anandan, Vice-President, South East Asia and India, wrote in a blog post. Save the Children is working in the