India  /  Published 09.08.20

When they all rushed to help

Junaid was sipping tea and luxuriating in the heavy rain from his home, just 20 metres from the western end of the airport, when he heard the deafening noise. “I ran out on the road and could s...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 08.08.20

Crash: plane broke into two

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

The two who rush to help

Two women have been rescuing people abandoned on the roads of Calcutta, many of whom government agencies had hesitated to touch because of the pandemic. The two have been able to rescue seven people ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.08.20

Beirut: Rescuers seek survivors

Lebanese rescue workers dug through the mangled wreckage of buildings on Wednesday looking for survivors after a massive warehouse explosion sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at lea...
By Reuters in Beirut

World  /  Published 25.12.18

Drones and dogs in Indonesia tsunami search

Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people, warning more victims are e...
By Reuters in Labuan (Indonesia)


India  /  Published 08.12.19

43 killed as fire breaks out in Delhi factory

At least 43 people were killed after a massive fire broke out in a factory in Anaj Mandi area on Rani Jhansi Road on Sunday morning.The death toll is likely to climb as many of the injured have suffer...
By PTI in New Delhi

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


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