New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 09:54 AM IST
According to an official statement by the MEA, the food aid, comprising 155 MT of wheat flour, 65 MT of rice and 50 MT of sugar, is being transported on the Indian Naval Ship (INS) AIRAVAT.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq and Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had in May announced providing 800,000 tonne of emergency ration to the estimated 80 million migrants under the Union government’s Atma Nirbhar Bharat programme for distribution during May and June.
Cairo, Egypt | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 07:15 PM IST
The rejection of the shipment came as the WFP was in tense talks with the rebels, known as Houthis, who had blocked the agency’s attempt to register millions of Yemenis in need of aid.
Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Cha Das Caldeiras, Cape Verde
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The Pico do Fogo volcano which means Peak of Fire in Portuguese, generates the bulk of the crater community’s gross domestic product, attracting some 5,000 tourists every year who need hotel beds, food and tour guides.