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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 09.02.19

Down the pit, the price of the illicit

One body is all they have yet been able to recover. It is being billed as the country’s longest rescue operation and has the might of the Supreme Court behind it.A highly trained squad — comprisin...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Cop rescues injured endangered owl from road

A barn owl that was struggling to fly on a road was rescued by an assistant sub-inspector of Tangra police station on Saturday night.The officer took the injured bird to the police station, where it w...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Disaster response: How we can raise the bar

Cyclone Fani has passed, leaving behind a trail of devastation. The early warning system, effective disaster response plans, investments in disaster shelters and systematic deployment of volunteers on...
By Pinaki Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Preparedness saved many lives

Sir — Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in several cities and districts of Odisha, especially in Puri, leaving people dead and bringing down power and communication links (“Town cut off as power and phon...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.19

NDRF chief prods state for own disaster combat unit

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will write to state chief secretary D.K. Tiwari recommending forming a state disaster response force in Jharkhand as soon as possible.Satya Narayan Pradhan, a 1...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation operations in Odisha

A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' moved closer to the eastern coast, ...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 01.05.19

Jumbo back at Amchang after 16-hour ordeal

The wild elephant that strayed from Amchang wildlife sanctuary on Tuesday and strolled on the busy GS Road for several hours was captured and released in Amchang on Wednesday.The six-year-old wild mal...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

World  /  Published 23.03.19

Passengers rescued from Norway ship

Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said. The maritime re...
By Reuters in Oslo


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