Kerala Flood: India won’t take foreign assistance but appreciates the offer

The offer of assistance for Kerala Flood has been politely declined by India. In response to queries regarding media reports on international assistance for flood relief measures, the Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs said: “The Government of India deeply appreciates offers from several countries, including from foreign governments, to assist in relief […]

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India and World Bank sign $100 mn project to boost rural economy of TN

The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $100 million Loan Agreement that is expected to promote rural enterprises, facilitate their access to finance, and create employment opportunities for youth, particularly women, in selected blocks of Tamil Nadu across 26 districts, directly benefitting over 400,000 people. The Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project […]

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No firing on Indian fishermen in Palk Bay

India has said that the Coast Guard vessel on patrol off IMBL in the Palk Bay was routinely investigating fishing boat namely ‘Jehovah Jireh ’on November 13, 2017 while engaged in pair trawling, which is not permitted in the waters of Tamil Nadu and has denied that any firing happened on the fishermen. In a […]

Republic TV journalist resigns, anti-nuclear activist tells his side of the story

S P Udayakumaran is an anti-nuclear activist who did protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant project. In June this year, he wrote a letter to Press Council of India chairman Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad claiming that he suffered harassment from news channel Republic TV. In his letter, Udayakumar said that council’s attention is needed towards […]