Topic: Kerala Relief
According to existing guidelines on disaster relief funds, the centre releases the amount in each financial year in two instalments in June and December.
Kerala floods won’t be the last disaster that hits us. Maybe, it will be the one that makes us pause and ask what we deserve.
Finance Minister Dr. Thomas Isaac says move is based on 'false prestige' and the govt has 'no right to curb Kerala's appeal for more financial assistance'.
Yusuff Ali M.A., the owner of India's largest mall, also helped after the Latur and Bhuj earthquakes, the 2004 tsunami and 2013 Uttarakhand floods.
From a residents' body in Delhi and the nurses union at AIIMS to a group of boys in Chennai, people are chipping in to do their bit for Kerala's flood-hit masses.
The Chinese term for deterrence differs from the English term in International Relations literature. China combines deterrence and compellence strategies.
European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.
The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.
In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.