The funding, as part of the EU's overall contribution to the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) comes at a crucial time where north-east India requires any aid it can get.
The flood fury continued in Assam as the toll rose to 39 in the second wave of floods and over 3.3 million people continued to be marooned in 24 districts of Assam on Wednesday.
Eight more people were killed in floods in the eastern states of West Bengal and Meghalaya. But one photo that has captured the national pride beautifully comes all the way from flood-hit Assam. "The rest of the students and locals observed the hoisting of the national flag from a road nearby", 49-year-old Tazem Sikdar told the New Indian Express. Vehicles were stranded on the highway and being diverted via Nagaland, official sources said. The district administrations is said to have opened over 700 relief centres, 550 of them alone in Cooch Behar for sheltering the homeless. The official said 30 relief camps have been set up to accommodate those affected.
Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford unveil new StreetScooter van The planned location for a second production site in North-Rhine Westphalia is expected to be announced within the next month. The StreetScooter WORK XL merges a Ford Transit chassis with an electric drivetrain designed for the German logistics giant.
Spy Photos of 60-inch OLED Apple Television in Testing? Although not seen on any of the photos, the bottom portion of the display is said to come with an area for a front-facing camera. The rumored Apple television set.'I'd like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use, ' he told me.
The floods have claimed seven lives so far in the north Bengal region, while about one lakh people were affected in the five districts-60,000 of them in Alipurduar and Jalpaiguri alone. Food packets are being airdropped in the affected areas. Around 1.83 lakh hectares of standing crops has been inundated with Morigaon being the worst-affected, followed by Kokrajhar, the ASDMA report said, adding the deluge has affected at least 1.8 lakh domestic animals. More than 14,000 flood-affected people were shifted to safer areas on Tuesday using 232 boats.
The river bed of Brahmaputra is rising gradually and reducing its water carrying capacity, he said.
Breaches and erosion of embankments were reported from Kokrajhar, Nagaon and Golaghat districts.
Chelsea will be looking to the transfer market for comfort after a awful beginning to their title defence at the weekend. Chelsea are reportedly struggling to get a deal over the line to sign Inter Milan star Antonio Candreva.
Chelsea will be looking to the transfer market for comfort after a awful beginning to their title defence at the weekend. When we got the first goal, the belief grew and you could feel it in the stadium as well.
Cloud Search will show you results from across your G Suite apps, including Gmail , Drive, Calendar, Sites, and more. Google seems to be fond of rebrands, because starting today "revision history" is dubbed "version history".
Such a shame too - The Silver Surfer played a significant role in the Infinity War and Infinity Gauntlet comics. During his tenure at Marvel , Lee contributed to many stories, including multiple Captain America comics.
For his National Hockey League career as a whole, he has registered 248 goals and 441 assists en route to 689 points in all. Cullen scored 31 points with the Penguins past year and helped them win their second consecutive Stanley Cup.
Records show that Patterson was previously acquitted by a jury on charges of misdemeanor battery and culpable negligence. Both officers were sent to a hospital and later released, while Patterson was arrested for battery on a police officer.
Iceland has a population of 330,000, and just one or two children are born with Down syndrome in the country each year. But when asked what this means for society, he cautioned: "It reflects a relatively heavy-handed genetic counseling".
Prime Minister Saad Hariri expressed his support for the measure at the time, but it took until Wednesday for a vote to be held. Several countries in the region still have similar laws including Algeria, Iraq and Kuwait, according to Human Rights Watch.
Nelson Cruz had an RBI single in the fourth inning, and Jean Segura's RBI single in the next inning gave Seattle the lead. Miley couldn't field the bunt, and with runners on first and third, both Espinosa and Dyson ended up scoring.
Yet Another Orca Dead at SeaWorld
PETA said it planned a memorial for Kasatka at noon today (Wednesday) at the intersection of Sea World Drive and Sea World Way. SeaWorld said it now cares for 21 orcas at its three facilities, including six in Orlando and five in San Antonio.
Eurozone Second Quarter GDP Growth Confirmed At 0
Half an hour later, the Office for National Statistics is set to publish United Kingdom labor market statistics. The sequential growth is seen at 0.6 percent in the second quarter, the same as estimated initially.
Positive Future ahead on Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)
Moore holds 523,332 (0.01% of shares outstanding) and Ms Kelly Anne Kramer holds 419,131 (0.0084% of shares outstanding). Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Emerge Energy Services, 2 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 1 recommend "Hold".
How India and Pakistan avoided a nuclear war
Sticking to the chronological order of the Independence , the video features Pakistan's national anthem prior to that of India . East Bengal became part of Pakistan until the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, while West Bengal remained with India .
Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam
Around the same time, North Korea is also busy with a slew of events aimed at singing the praises of the ruling Kim family. However, statements from North Korea suggest that no move will be made until the United States attacks North Korea first.