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Rescue
Odisha  /  Published 13.10.18

Titli: 12 dead, 4 missing in Odisha landslide

At least 12 people were feared dead and four missing in a landslide triggered by heavy rain due to cyclone Titli in Odisha's Gajapati district, Special Relief Commissioner B.P. Sethi said on Saturday....
By PTI in Bhubaneshwar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.19

NGOs offer help to evicted couple in Jagatdal

Several NGOs on Sunday offered succour to the elderly Muslim couple sheltered at a police camp in Jagatdal after being allegedly thrown out of their home by their landlord because of their religion th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

World  /  Published 28.09.18

Plane crashes in Pacific lagoon

The airline said it was making all efforts to ensure the ongoing safety of the passengers and to meet their immediate needs. It said it was in touch with embassies, passenger representatives, stakehol...
By AP in Wellington

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Forgotten mission to rescue Meghalaya miners ends

Unknown to many in the rest of India, a coalmine rescue operation was officially going on for the past 211 days, or seven months, in Meghalaya.The rescue-and-retrieval mission in East Jaintia Hills, w...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

World  /  Published 04.09.19

Bahamas struggles to rescue Dorian's victims

Desperate residents stranded on rooftops amid swirling currents. Rescue efforts stalled by flooded vehicles and roads turned to rivers. Communications in ruins and basic infrastructure — including s...
By Rachel Knowles, Frances Robles and Elisabeth Malkin/ New York Times News Service in Bahamas

World  /  Published 25.06.19

Twitter woofs goodbye to Mexican rescue dog Frida

A golden Labrador retriever has retired from rescue work nearly two years after gaining international fame for rescuing survivors trapped in the rubble following a deadly 2017 earthquake in Mexico Cit...
By The Telegraph in Mexico City

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

The abuse of elephants is a matter of shame

Sir — It is heartening that Kerala has decided to rescue elephants that have been tortured by their owners or mahouts. This move was long overdue; there has been a slew of elephant deaths in the sta...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 23.12.19

9 killed in in Delhi fire

A massive fire broke out at a three-storey residential/commercial building in outer Delhi's Kirari area early on Monday, killing at least nine people, including three children. Nine fire engines ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 27.02.19

Second body retrieved from Meghalaya's Ksan mine

The Indian Navy, in a joint operation with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), retrieved the body of an unidentified miner from the coal mine at Ksan in East Jaiñtia Hills on Wednesday after...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

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...
By PTI in


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