Rehabilitation

  • Young Kashmiri Pandits weave different dreams, prioritise a good job over returning to homeland Yesterday

    Jammu: After 25 years of exile, young Kashmiri Pandits weave a different dream of a homeland. While elders discuss a painful exile from their homeland, young Kasmiri Pandits are aware of the suffering of the earlier generation but they seem detached from their roots, and not too keen to return to...
  • Kashmiri Pandits continue living in deplorable ghettos, yearn to return to homeland 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Rehabilitating Kashmiri Pandits was a crucial part of the BJP election manifesto and even though funds have been allocated for the urgent rehabilitation of the affected community, it is still a long road back to the valley for many. The plight of the Kashmiri Pandits has indeed been...
  • Assam-Nagaland border conflict: Chettiya residents flee home, await rehabilitation 6 days ago

    Chettiya in Assam presents a sad spectacle after nine villages were burnt to the ground and nine people shot dead by Nagas. Hundreds have fled the area and are now living in relief camps waiting for violence to abate. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered a CBI probe into...
  • Modi government's rehabilitation plan gives hope to Kashmiri Pandits July 16, 2014

    Anantnag: The focus is back on the valley after Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's remark pushing for an independent Kashmir. CNN-IBN spoke to a couple who returned to Kashmir following the Narendra Modi government's Rs 500 crore rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri Pandits. The debate continues over Kashmiri Pandits' return to...
  • UP govt sanctions more funds for Muzaffarnagar riot victims July 11, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned an additional amount of Rs 3.28 crore for providing relief to riot victims, district authorities said on July 11 in Muzaffarnagar. The state government has released more fund of Rs 3.28 crore for riot victims. Relief would be provided to 58 families of riots victims,...
  • Meeting on July 11 to discuss nurses rehabilitation issue July 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday informed the assembly that a meeting would be held on July 11 to discuss issues related to rehabilitation of 46 Keralite nurses, who returned after being stranded in violence hit region in Iraq. The nurses and the institutions that had offered jobs to...
  • CJ Shyam Sunder appeals the new government for housing rehabilitation June 15, 2014

    Shyam Sunder, a resident of Delhi's Chandini Chowk has been living in a community hall after his house was brought down by a builder who had taken over the ownership of the building without any prior intimation to the occupants. He has now turned a CJ to appeal the government...
  • Uttarakhand government seeks additional Rs 4,000 crore from Centre for relief works May 21, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday demanded an additional package of Rs 4000 crore from the Centre for rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the flood-hit hill state saying the package of nearly Rs 8000 crore sanctioned for the purpose by UPA II was not enough. "As per current estimates based...
  • Campaign trail in Uttarakhand: Rehabilitation a poll issue April 28, 2014

    Uttarakhand will go to polls on May 7. The state had witnessed massive loss of life and extensive damage a year ago due to the flash floods. CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor tried to find out if rehabilitation in the affected areas is an election issue this year. ...
  • Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal expresses concern over laxity in relief works March 28, 2014

    Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal on Thursday expressed concern over the lackadaisical attitude of state officials in carrying out relief, repair and rehabilitation works, saying the victims of the 2013 disaster were not able to recover due to this. During a discussion here, Kunjwal noted that despite efforts taken under...
  • CJ Show: Notes of Change in Tihar Jail March 17, 2014

    A Delhi based rock band named Menwhopause perform with inmates in Tihar jail as part of the rehabilitation activity at the prison. This CJ report is brought to you in collaboration with Nowdelhi.tv ...
  • Government to ensure non-interference in DPLR work of Bokaro Steel Plant February 24, 2014

    Jharkhand government on Monday said it would ensure the Director, Project and Land Rehabilitation (DPLR) of Bokaro Steel Plant to function freely without interference by Bokaro district administration. Replying to a query from Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) MLA Samresh Singh, Chief Minister Hemant Soren told the House that the government would...
  • Assam's ethnic clashes: 1,327 families yet to be rehabilitated February 11, 2014

    The Assam government on Tuesday admitted that over 1,300 families, who were affected during the ethnic clashes in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) in 2012, were yet to be rehabilitated. In a written reply to the Assam Legislative Assembly, state revenue and disaster management minister Prithibi Majhi said that a...
  • Activists write to Shinde, Akhilesh, demand riot victims be rehabilitated immediately January 29, 2014

    A group of social activists Tuesday appealed to union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to immediately rehabilitate the Muzaffarnagar riot victims. Under the banner of Forum for Democracy and Communal Amity, the activists have sent a written appeal to Shinde and Akhilesh Yadav, asking...
  • 7 months after Uttarakhand tragedy, Rahul Gandhi assures rehabilitation to flood victims January 27, 2014

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday met the family members of the victims of last year's Uttarakhand flashflood tragedy. The youth Congress, engaged in relief and rehabilitation work in the region, has taken the initiative of inviting affected families to Delhi as guests for the Republic Day parade. The Congress...
  • 97 child labourers working in factories rescued, sent back home January 22, 2014

    "Altogether 97 child labourers hailing from different places of Bihar, who were rescued in Rajasthan returned to Gaya on Tuesday," official sources said. The children, who had been working in different factories in Rajasthan, arrived by a train from Jaipur and were received by officials in Gaya. The news about release...
  • 97 child labourers return home after being rescued from Rajasthan January 22, 2014

    "Altogether 97 child labourers hailing from different places of Bihar, who were rescued in Rajasthan returned to Gaya on Tuesday," official sources said. The children, who had been working in different factories in Rajasthan, arrived by a train from Jaipur and were received by officials in Gaya. The news about release...
  • I have lost the privilege of drinking responsibly: Demi Lovato December 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Demi Lovato says she has lost the privilege of 'drinking responsibly' as it's very easy for her to get out of control once she consumes alcohol. The 21-year-old has previously been in rehabilitation centre for addiction issues, an eating disorder and self-harm. "Some people can smoke and drink...
  • BJP demands all party panel to oversee Uttarakhand relief package December 11, 2013

    BJP has demanded formation of an all-party monitoring committee to oversee spending of Rs 7,346 crore package sanctioned by the Centre for relief and rehabilitation of flood-hit Uttarakhand. An all-party monitoring committee was needed to prevent any embezzlement of funds meant for the rehabilitation of victims of the June tragedy, BJP...
  • Supplementary budget worth over Rs 3 crore presented in UP Assembly December 9, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav presented the second supplementary budget of 2013-14 worth Rs 3,619.76 crores in the assembly on Monday. The government has made a provision of Rs 20 crores in the budget for starting the Lucknow metro project. The government has also allocated Rs 90 crores for reimbursing...
  • SC rejects PIL against J&K rehabilitation policy December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition challenging the recent rehabilitation policy of Jammu and Kashmir government for paving way for the return of youth who had crossed over to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) after eruption of militancy in the state. "How can we quash the...
  • Bihar government approves new surrender policy for Maoists December 4, 2013

    Bihar government approved a new surrender and rehabilitation policy for Maoists, including Rs 2.5 lakh to top leaders who renounced arms, on a day seven policemen were killed in a land mine blast by the rebels in Aurangabad district. The Rs 2.5 lakh would be given for state, regional, central committees...
  • Work to curb effects of climate change: Prince Charles to NGOs November 7, 2013

    Prince Charles on Thursday advised NGOs engaged in rehabilitation efforts in Uttarakhand to work on minimising the effects of climate change and preventing a natural disaster of the scale that hit the state in June. The Prince of Wales, who along with his wife Camilla Parker Bowles began his nine-day India...
  • Three decades on, widows of 84 anti-Sikh riots still feel neglected November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Three decades after the anti Sikh riots broke out in 1984, the widows of the 84 riots find themselves still living in darkness. For 30 years, they have struggled to make ends meet and feel victimised - even the free electricity supply provided by the government has been...
  • Three months rehabilitation for singer Chris Brown October 31, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Chris Brown has reportedly been asked to stay in a rehabilitation centre for three months. The 24-year-old entered the rehab in Malibu, California Oct 29 to deal with his anger issues. The authorities in the rehab want to help him build a new self, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "The rehab facility...
  • Phailin: Odisha government fails to give aid; people starve, beg October 24, 2013

    Ganjam: Several people lost their livelihood after cyclone Phailin wreaked havoc in the coastal areas of Odisha, but their ordeal isn't over yet as the government aid has still not reached all the storm affected victims. The people say they were even forced to beg as the government didn't come...
  • Miraculous survival in the sea, 18 fishermen caught in cyclone Phailin swim to coast October 15, 2013

    Paradip/Paradip: Amid the tales of devastation caused by cyclone Phailin is a story of a miraculous survival. 18 fishermen who were stranded in deep sea off the coast of Paradeep when cyclone Phailin struck swam their way against the tide and survived. These fishermen had gone to the high seas...
  • Lindsay Lohan wants to open her own rehab facility? October 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan is reportedly planning to open her own rehab centre to help others deal with their addictions. The 27-year-old actress, who is infamous for her history with rehabs as she has sought the facility's help several times for her alcohol and drug addiction, also...
  • 2500 homeless families to get prefabricated houses: Vijay Bahuguna October 3, 2013

    Uttarakhand government will build prefabricated houses to rehabilitate 2,500 families rendered homeless by the mid-June calamity in the state. This will be in addition to a compensation of Rs 2 lakh already given to each person who lost his house in the tragedy, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna told reporters on Thursday...
  • BSF rebuilds lives in 12 villages of Kalimath valley hit by Uttarakhand floods October 1, 2013

    BSF is carrying out rehabilitation operations in 12 devastated villages of Kalimath valley in Rudraprayag district of flood-hit Uttarakhand. The Border Security Force, which launched a massive rebuilding operation in the flood-hit valley on July 8 with funds of over Rs 16 crore, hopes to wind it up by the...