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North East  /  Published 14.12.18

Coal mine rescue operations draw a blank

Search and rescue personnel engaged to retrieve at least 13 coal miners trapped in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills since Thursday have not been able to yield any result.Over 100 personnel have been p...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 22.04.20

NDRF distributes ‘dignity kits’

The 1st Battalion of the National Disaster Response Force, Guwahati, handed over 600 “dignity kits” to Kamrup (metro) deputy commissioner Bhaskar Pegu, while carrying out an awareness and sanitisa...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Isolation prep to stay battle-ready

Isolation and testing facilities, hygiene protocol and proper use of masks are some of the precautions being taken by the health department and private health-care units in the city to fight coronavi...
By Subhajoy Roy and Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 19.11.18

Search for boy who fell into Patna sewer flounders

Rescue team divers on Monday descended into one manhole after another, braving poisonous gases and the darkness below, but could not find 10-year-old Dipak Kumar who had fallen into the Mohanpur sump ...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 18.11.18

Men and machine fail to rescue boy from drain

Specialised rescue teams including divers and equipped with a “super sucker” machine failed to find 10-year-old Dipak Kumar, who fell into the Mohanpur sump house drain in Punaichak locality on Sa...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

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India  /  Published 03.06.20

Nisarga: Thousands evacuated in Gujarat

Nearly 43,000 people living near the coastline in Gujarat's Valsad and Navsari districts have so far been shifted to safer places as the state prepares to face the approaching cyclonic storm Nisarga, ...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Bihar  /  Published 14.11.18

Bihar Chhath ends with pat for foot-soldiers

A 50-year-old man fainted at Collectorate Ghat during Chhath celebrations on Tuesday. The Telegraph team, which was at the spot, alerted the two policemen atop the nearby watchtower. The cops immediat...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

72 killed, 'will rebuild from scratch'

At least 72 people have died in West Bengal due to cyclone Amphan, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the affected districts and provide help...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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