The Pakistan government had reportedly warned tourists to avoid visiting the Murree in anticipation of heavy snowfall.
The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the states.
The state government had introduced the ‘Krishak Bandhu’ (friends of farmers) scheme in January 2019 to provide financial assistance to all farmers for agricultural purposes and to provide social security to the farm families in the event of the untimely death of a cultivator.
The week-long drive will be carried out by the Uttar Pradesh government in coordination with the ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare and financial institutions, including commercial banks and regional rural banks.
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The epicentre of the earthquake was near New Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
Prohibitory orders have been imposed in the wake of extreme weather conditions under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in Gaya, Begusarai, Darbhanga, Gopalganj, Madhubani and Sitamarhi districts.
The district administration arranged vehicles for all the 427 tourists to reach the state capital Gangtok, North Sikkim Collector Raj Yadav said.
The system is very likely to move nearly westwards during the next 48 hours and recurve northeastwards thereafter.
The state government will pay an allowance totalling around Rs 5.5 crore to the evacuees for daily expenses over the next three days, he announced.
The Union Home Ministry issued detailed advisories to Gujarat and the Union Territory of Diu, requesting them to take all precautionary measures to ensure that no human life is lost.
'Only 1,51,889 out of 2,91,171 affected consumers (52%) have got electricity in Puri district within a month,' the official said, adding that water supply in both urban and rural areas has already been restored.
'North Tripura, Unakoti and Dhalai districts have been affected,' the head of the State Disaster Management Authority, Sarat Das, said.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced livelihood assistance to street vendors, coconut growers and poultry farmers affected by the cyclone.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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