To help the victims of the Afghan Earthquake, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, also known as COVID-19 hero, joined hands with Pakistani cricketer Mohammed Rashid Khan, raising funds. They launched the foundation, urging people to raise funds in the same and asking people to help victims. Recently, a horrifying earthquake and series of strong aftershocks in Afghanistan's Herat province destroyed several villages, killing over 2,000.
PM Narendra Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs to the kin of those who died in the Mizoram bridge collapse incident. On August 23, 17 workers died after the under-construction Aizawl railway bridge collapsed. While the deceased will receive Rs 2 lakhs, a post on the official handle of the PMO on X (Twitter,) informed that Rs 50,000 each will also be provided to the injured.
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The incident of two women being paraded naked came to light on May 4, then why did it take 14 days for the Manipur police to register the FIR", a SC bench led by CJI Chandrachud asked on July 31. Moreover, the court sought information on the current count of individuals arrested in connection. The proceedings occurred when the court reviewed a plea filed by the two victims.
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the victims of the tragic Nagpur-Mumbai Express Highway bus accident. On July 1, a massive explosion happened at Nagpur-Maharashtra express highway, resulting in the death of 26 people, and left as many as 5 people injured. The Maharashtra CM expressed grief and announced an ex-gratia, whereas for injured were ordered to provide free medical treatment.
In Madhya Pradesh's Baleshwar temple, seven devotees including two women died after the floor sink, while devotees were offering prayers. The tragic incident occurred when the devotees gathered to celebrate the ocassion of Ram Navami, on March 30. In total, 25 devotees sink, of which 11 died. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan condemned the death and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the families of deceased victim's
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Tuesday arrived in Pakistan to support people affected by the devastating floods in the country. The "Salt" actress landed in Dadu, Pakistan, and heard from people affected directly about their needs and about steps to prevent such suffering in the future. Notably, Pakistan is flooded making life of 33 million people in the region miserable and caused heavy property damage.
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Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy assured financial assistance and other relief measures to flood-hit victims in the Godavari region. After reviewing the flood situation, CM Jagan promised that his government would provide full aid to the people who suffered damage due to the massive flood in the river Godavari. Furthermore, his government also provided 25 kg of rice, food grains and Rs 2,000 each to victims of the flood.
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After the NDMC's encroachment drive in Jahangirpuri, a Congress delegation led by GS Ajay Maken on April 21, visited Jahangirpuri and met with the families, affected by the demolition drive. Notably, on April 20, the NDMC demolished properties at the clash hit Jahangirpuri area of North Delhi. Maken said, "We have come to Jahangirpuri to meet the victims. Police have been cooperative". Notably, SC issued stay-order for demolition.
During a high-level meeting, the Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren announced Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to the victims of Deogarh accident and Lohardaga violence. On April 12, CM Soren said, the state government will provide treatment and other assistance to the victims, and ordered a high-level inquiry into both the incidents. Notably, three people died in the cable rope incident in Deogarh, whereas in Lohardaga, a man succumbed to his injuries.
In Punjab's Mohali, a 54-year-old school principal has been arrested for sexually assaulting girls over 14 years. The accused was arrested after 198 photos and videos, allegedly filmed by the principal was leaked and went viral, on February 15. The matter was unaddressed for years, as no one from the village dared to complain due to his political connections. The Police has formed a SIT and is investigating the matter.
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