India  /  Published 28.10.19

77 hours on, child stuck in borewell

A heavy, German-made drilling machine has been deployed to dig a parallel shaft to reach a three-year-old boy stuck in an abandoned borewell at a depth of 88ft for the past 77 hours, but rocky soil an...

India  /  Published 12.06.19

Child dies after 110 hours in borewell

A two-year-old child who was stuck in a 150ft-deep unused borewell here was pulled out on Tuesday morning after almost 110 hours, but could not survive, officials and doctors said.Fatehveer Singh was ...
By PTI in Sangrur

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

integrity, not accolades, defines Thunberg's struggle

Sir — Greta Thunberg was recently awarded the Nordic Council’s environmental award for 2019. In a refreshing move, Thunberg turned down the award as well as the prize money of 500,000 Swedish kron...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Borewell rescue drive ends in tragedy

Rescuers pulled out the mangled body of a three-year-old boy early on Tuesday from deep inside an unused borewell after a futile 80-hour attempt to save the child who had fallen in while playing near ...


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