Indian PM announces Rs 1,000 crore aid, teams fight ‘tsunami-like’ crisis

New Delhi: Destroyed roads and wrecked communication infrastructure continued to hamper rescue efforts in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand for the fifth day Wednesday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi surveyed the devastation by air, following which the PM announced a Rs 1,000 crore relief package for the state. The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. … Read more