FOOD SUPPLY

  • J&K floods: Army ensures food, drinking water availability to people September 11, 2014

    en as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. For those who don't want to leave their homes, authorities said they are concentrating more...
  • Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 5 crore aid for Kashmir September 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday announced financial assistance of Rs 5 crore for the floodhit people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said the state has sent 300 metric tonnes of readytoeat packaged food. According to a statement from the Chief Minister's office, 145 metric tonnes of...
  • Ration helpline gets plenty of queries May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ration helpline number of the Delhi government till now has received 90,753 calls related to queries and complaints. "The complaints received so far mostly pertain to non opening of FPS, quality of foodgrains, issue of foodgrains less than the entitlement, service deficiency at the FPS and misbehavior...
  • Haryana: 1448 corruption complaints received in past one year March 25, 2013

    Chandigarh: As many as 1448 complaints relating to corruption have been received in the past one year in Haryana, state Lokayukta Justice (Retd) Pritam Pal said in Chandigarh on Sunday. Out of these, action has been taken in 900 cases and investigations into remaining complaints will be completed soon, he said....
  • Two lakh affected in Assam flood July 17, 2011

    Guwahati: Nearly two lakh persons have been affected by the first wave of flood which has hit Assam's twin districts of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji. Four people have so far lost their lives in the flood that has inundated nearly 200 villages in the worst affected Jonai sub division, official sources...
  • Sri Lanka to send food supply for warhit people via sea February 18, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Tuesday decided to send urgently 40 tonnes of food supply via sea for thousands of civilians trapped in the island's northern warzone, official sources said. The sources said that the decision was taken "at an urgent meeting" convened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the need for urgent...