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Tuesday, 28 December, 2004

Times of India Tsunami Relief Fund

As in the past on such occasions, The Times of India Group has taken the lead to rush assistance to the affected people by setting up a relief fund. We have decided to immediately contribute an amount of Rs 5 lakh to relief operations.

Readers wishing to contribute may please send cheques to 'Times Foundation' at either:

Times House,
7, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002


Times of India,
Dr D N Road, Mumbai - 400001).

All donations above Rs 1,000 will be acknowledged through the paper. Donations will be exempt from tax under Section 80(G) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

The Times of India
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Blogger shannon said :

dear all,

i found your e-mail addresses through the tsunami blog you set up. i have a close friend who is in india. she was visiting andrha pradesh and sri lanka to see family. i haven't heard from her since before the tsunami. i'm very, very worried. i've called the state dept. # that was given on tv, but they said they will only contact me if she notifies the embassy or if they find her.

if any of you are in the areas i mentioned or anywhere else (she mentioned in her last e-mail that she was traveling around many places), can you offer any advice or help? has anyone seen her? i'm including links to three pictures i've uploaded of her.




her name is sravanthi meka. she is with her father dr. rao meka and her mother. her brother sarat may be with her, too. she is 26 years old. thank you so much! i'm so very grateful for any info. you have.

shannon (shan_thomps at yahoo dot com)

Tue Dec 28, 02:42:00 pm IST  
Blogger Sukumar said :

Jaycees of Mayiladuthurai (Mayavaram) in Tanjore Dt is involved in Tsunami Relief Work at Poompuhar, Chidambaram and other nearby coastal areas. Refugee Camps are being run in Mayiladuthurai for the displaced victims. There is an urgent need to provide medicines at various camps. Jaycees volunteers will assist in distribution. We welcome assistance from NGOs and Pharama companies. Contact : Mr A S Ravindiran (Mob : 09345061022) or Mr V Raman (Mob : 09443134855). Jaycees can also assist corporates and NGOs to carry out Relief Work in the nearby areas to ensure benefits reach the victims.

Fri Dec 31, 12:35:00 pm IST