"Please avail this facility to send money to the victims of flood along the Indus. No administrative charges will be applied; every paisa will be transferred to trusted organisations in Pakistan for the benefit of the flood victims," writes Urooj Zia, a former News staffer now working at Himal.
Account title: Indus Flood Relief - Himal Southasian/SCB Nepal
Bank: Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd.
Branches Accepting Deposit: Any Branches of SCB Nepal network
SWIFT CODE: SCBLNPKA
Credit card payments may be made to the accounts below at any of the branches of Standard Chartered Bank in Nepal:
Account number for Rupees (from India and Nepal): 01-1859293-02
Account number for USD (from elsewhere): 01-1859293-51
Please refer to the Indus Flood Relief page at www.himalmag.com for details.
- Beena Sarwar
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
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We probably didn't need to do this Special Report. Newspaper stories don't matter when it comes to Indians in Pakistani jails and vice versa. In fact, 'vice versa' sums it up. We do to them what they do to us.
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