Rehabilitation

  • Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal expresses concern over laxity in relief works 28-03-2014 07:27 AM

    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...
  • CJ Show: Notes of Change in Tihar Jail 17-03-2014 10:26 AM

    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 24-02-2014 04:58 PM

    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...
  • Assam's ethnic clashes: 1,327 families yet to be rehabilitated 11-02-2014 06:20 PM

    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...
  • Activists write to Shinde, Akhilesh, demand riot victims be rehabilitated immediately 29-01-2014 11:06 AM

    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,...
  • 7 months after Uttarakhand tragedy, Rahul Gandhi assures rehabilitation to flood victims 27-01-2014 09:17 AM

    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...
  • 97 child labourers working in factories rescued, sent back home 22-01-2014 11:31 AM

    "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...
  • 97 child labourers return home after being rescued from Rajasthan 22-01-2014 08:39 AM

    "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...
  • I have lost the privilege of drinking responsibly: Demi Lovato 16-12-2013 11:17 AM

    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...
  • BJP demands all party panel to oversee Uttarakhand relief package 11-12-2013 02:24 PM

    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,...
  • Supplementary budget worth over Rs 3 crore presented in UP Assembly 09-12-2013 04:51 PM

    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...
  • SC rejects PIL against J&K rehabilitation policy 06-12-2013 05:10 PM

    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 04-12-2013 09:24 AM

    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...
  • Work to curb effects of climate change: Prince Charles to NGOs 07-11-2013 05:23 PM

    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...
  • Three decades on, widows of 84 anti-Sikh riots still feel neglected 01-11-2013 11:13 AM

    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 31-10-2013 02:47 PM

    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...
  • Phailin: Odisha government fails to give aid; people starve, beg 24-10-2013 05:45 PM

    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 15-10-2013 10:12 AM

    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? 08-10-2013 03:28 PM

    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 03-10-2013 03:29 PM

    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...
  • BSF rebuilds lives in 12 villages of Kalimath valley hit by Uttarakhand floods 01-10-2013 12:44 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: People living in crumbling buildings 27-09-2013 04:45 PM

    Over 3 lakh people housed as part of Mumbai's biggest rehabilitation scheme for those displaced by infrastructure projects are living in crumbling buildings. The buildings are constructed with substandard material and in imminent danger of collapse. ...
  • Separate cell should oversee Uttarakhand hydel projects' recovery: Assocham 23-09-2013 03:19 PM

    Industry body Assocham on Monday said the Centre should set up a separate cell for overseeing rehabilitation of hydel projects which have suffered huge losses due to the recent calamity in Uttarakhand. "The Central government needs to set up a separate cell in partnership with the state government for overseeing...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP govt to give 'special pension' to victims 19-09-2013 10:51 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give "special pension" to people affected in the violence in Muzaffarnagar.A total of 48 people were killed and more than 43,000 displaced in communal clashes that erupted on September 7 and lasted for three days. Official sources told IANS that a list of...
  • Houses for Uttarakhand flood victims to be put in place by Oct 30: Vijay Bahuguna 10-09-2013 03:52 PM

    Pre-fabricated house structures will be put in place at 19 locations in Uttarakhand before October 30 to rehabilitate those displaced in the catastrophic June flash floods, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said. "We have identified 19 locations in Uttarakhand where pre-fabricated structures will be put in place to rehabilitate those...
  • 160 people killed, 5.4 million people affected by floods in Bihar 03-09-2013 09:12 AM

    As many as 160 people have died and 5.4 million others affected due to floods in Bihar this year, a Disaster Management official said on Monday. The Disaster Management Department Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Vipin Kumar Rai said that as many as 20 districts of Bihar have been affected...
  • Land Bill likely to be tabled in LS today, Jairam to introduce the Bill 29-08-2013 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: Just three days after the Lok Sabha passed the much debated and Sonia Gandhi's pet project Food Security Bill, the Congress is now eyeing for the contentious Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill. Parliament is likely to take the Land Bill for discussion on Thursday. Rural Development Minister...
  • Lok Sabha likely to take up Land Bill on Thursday 28-08-2013 05:13 PM

    After the passage of the landmark Food Security Bill, the Lok Sabha is on Thursday set to debate and pass another key legislation of the UPA government, the land acquisition and rehabilitation bill, government sources said. "The Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Bill is scheduled to be taken up in the...
  • Uttarakhand rehabilitation to take more than a year, says DMC chief 28-08-2013 03:51 PM

    Notwithstanding a "mammoth" exercise to rehabilitate devastated areas, it will take a year or even more to drag Uttarakhand out of the effects of the June calamity as vagaries of nature and unique geographical conditions have made the exercise difficult, Disaster Management Centre chief Piyush Rautela said on Wednesday. Given...
  • CM urges rehabilitation package for flood-hit farmers 26-08-2013 05:50 PM

    Punjab government, on Monday, urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to send a team to assess the damage caused by recent floods in the state and announce a special rehabilitation package in light of the same. In a letter to the PM, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal urged the former...