India  /  Published 12.07.19

Child falls into drain in Mumbai, search on

A three-year-old boy fell into a storm water drain at Ambedkar Chowk in Malad East on Wednesday night and a search operation is currently under way, a civic official said on Thursday. “The incident...
By PTI in Mumbai

World  /  Published 11.07.19

34 killed in Pakistan train collision

At least 34 passengers were killed and more than 120 were injured on Thursday when an express train rammed into a stationery freight train in Pakistan’s Punjab province, officials said.The Quetta-bo...
By PTI in Islamabad

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

Kevin lauds dedicated efforts at Kaziranga

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen on Friday lauded the dedicated conservation efforts — by people and dogs — at Kaziranga National Park in Assam. The cricketer and nature lover, who arrived a...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.20

Shelter home for kids now gambling den

The three-storey temporary shelter home meant for children rescued from the station or streets by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and police, built over a year ago at Bartand at a cost of Rs 90 lak...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 23.02.19

CBI officer family thrashes CBI team

A five-member CBI team, including a woman constable, had to be rescued by police after family members of a fellow agency official accused in a 2014 land fraud locked up the sleuths and thrashed them o...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

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

North East  /  Published 03.01.19

Submersible pumps for Meghalaya coal mine

Coal India Limited and Pune-based Kirloskar Brothers Limited on Thursday readied high-power submersible pumps for the mine where 15 workers have been trapped since December 13 last year.Official spoke...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.18

Why do we respond to disasters with chaos?

By Anthony Khatchaturian in


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