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EU Declares 75 Million to Fight Ebola in West Africa

The European Commissionn Monday declared  that the European Union (EU) has pledged 61 million euros ($75 million) as fresh support to combat the deadly Ebola disease in West Africa. EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced the aid during his visit to Guinea from Friday to Sunday, Xinhua reported. Of the total assistance of 61 million euros, ...

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Sterilisation Death: Brinda Karat Blames WHO

A week after 13 women died in the sterilisation tragedy in Chhattisgarh, CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday alleged that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was equally responsible for the botched up sterilisations in the state since the government programme was being funded by the organisation. "Sterilization programme in Chhattisgarh was being funded by the WHO and it needs to ...

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Odisha Seeks Fund for Relief, Restoration Work

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sanction interim assistance of Rs.500 crore for relief and restoration work after the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud hit the place on October 12 annd left the state with a trail of destruction. Patnaik, seeking help, said in a letter to Modi, "I would request you (Modi) to release ...

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Tollywood News: ‘Idi Modalu’ – first Telugu crowd-funded film

Five young first-time directors – Sai Chakaravrthi, Raj Chanvell, Rupak Ronaldson, Hari Shankar and Uday Gurrala – are teaming up for the first crowd-funded Telugu project “Ida Modalu”, which is about an individual’s journey in different stages of life. “We plan to start scouting for the cast from the month end. We plan to raise about Rs. 50 lakh for ...

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India Provides $3 million to UN for Women Empowerment

India’s Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, has handed over a check of $1 million towards India’s contribution to the core voluntary budget of UN Women (for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), for the financial year 2012-2013, at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. This ...

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