Saturday, July 20, 2024



Pakistan to pay USD 2.58 million in compensation to families of 5 Chinese killed in suicide bombing

ISLAMABAD, MAY 24: Pakistan has decided to pay USD 2.58 million to the families of 5 Chinese nationals killed in March when a suicide bomber targeted their vehicle in the troubled northwestern province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, according to a media report on Friday. The 5 Chinese and their Pakistani driver were killed when a suicide attacker rammed his explosive-laden car into a vehicle in the Bisham area of the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on March 26 when they were being driven to a construction site of Dasu Hydroelectric power station in Kohistan...
North East

Rs 10 lakh compensation announced for families of those killed in Manipur violence

Imphal, May 30: The central and Manipur state government have decided to give a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the families of those who died during the ethnic conflict in Manipur, officials said Tuesday. A member of the family of those who died in the rioting will also be provided a job. The compensation amount will be equally borne by the centre and the state, officials added. The decision was taken at a meeting between Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister N Biren Singh, late on Monday...
North East

3 killed, 7 injured in clash between 2 families in Assam

Barpeta (Assam), February 14: At least three people, including a father-son duo and a 70-year-old woman, were killed and seven others injured in a clash between two families over the construction of a house under PMAY in Assam’s Barpeta district, police said. The incident took place in Kalbari area of Sarbhog when one family that got a house sanctioned under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) was bringing bricks from a riverbank and another family prevented them, a police officer said. When a father-son duo related to the PMAY beneficiary...
North East

AIUDF urges Assam CM to provide adequate compensation to evicted families

Guwahati, July 30: The opposition AIUDF has urged Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to provide adequate compensation for rebuilding houses of families who have proper land documents but were evicted in a drive by the authorities in Assam's Karimganj district. A fact-finding team of the AIUDF, which visited several villages under Patherkandi revenue circle, has alleged that the district administration had carried out eviction in an "inhumanitarian manner" violating basic procedures and human rights in the midst of an ongoing flood situation. The team on its return here submitted...