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World  /  Published 26.11.19

At least 6 dead, 300 hurt in Albania quake

A strong earthquake shook Albania early on Tuesday, killing at least six people, injuring 300 and collapsing buildings. More people are feared trapped in the rubble.The US Geological Survey said the 6...
By AP in

North East  /  Published 12.11.19

254 kids rescued in Assam since April

Altogether 254 stranded children were rescued by Railway Childline Guwahati, a central government initiative run by an NGO, from Assam between April and September this year.Last year, the NGO, Indian ...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Social media ads lead to rescue of 24 parakeets

Blue hand-tamed parakeet for sale Beautiful white and yellow parakeets for sale  Advertisements on social media led wildlife officials to three houses in Behala, Rajpur and off the EM Bypass and ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

3 trapped in coal mine in West Burdwan’s Kulti

Three suspected coal pilferers have been trapped inside an abandoned mine filled with poisonous gases in West Burdwan’s Kulti since Sunday morning, with rescue teams not able to get in and pull them...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

World  /  Published 13.10.19

At least 19 dead in Japan typhoon

Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan on Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more t...
By AP in Tokyo

India  /  Published 26.09.19

17 killed in Pune rain

At least 17 people were killed in separate accidents triggered by heavy rain in Pune city and several other parts of the district in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.Nearly 16,000 people, incl...
By PTI in Pune

North East  /  Published 26.09.19

Plea to save orphaned leopard cubs

Villagers under Digboi and Doomdooma forest divisions in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district have sought protection for orphaned leopard cubs wandering around after their mother, 10-year-old Banapriya, ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.19

Darjeeling bravery award for saviour Tiger

The St. Bernards, Huskies and Dobermans, which had certificates to prove their great “bloodline”, on Sunday stood aside for Tiger.The four-and-half-old mixed-breed dog was handed a bravery award a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.19

Mine tragedy averted in Dhanbad

A tragedy was averted when eight miners trapped in a suddenly flooded mine were rescued on Sunday morning from the Putki Balihari colliery of Bharat Coking Coal Limited, around 8km from the Dhanbad di...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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