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

North East  /  Published 07.01.20

Contraband valued at Rs 20 lakh seized

Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) recovered contraband valued at Rs 20.01 lakh and rescued 72 minors from different stations and trains between November ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

Art tells story of tuberculosis

A graduate in her gap year and two pat artists from Midnapore educated children about tuberculosis and its early signs through art and a card game at a school in Girish Park on Wednesday. Twenty-five ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.19

7 trafficked minors back home from hell

As many as 10 trafficking survivors from Khunti, including seven minors, working as domestic helps in New Delhi and Gurgaon, on Friday reached their home district via Ranchi.In all, six minor girls, o...
By Raj Kumar and Manob Chowdhary in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.18

Evacuation woes at Calcutta Medical College

Bedridden patients were forced to climb down stairs and some had to bank on relatives to carry them out to safety when a fire broke out at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday.Many alleg...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 29.09.18

Indonesia tsunami toll jumps to 384

A tsunami that hit two central Indonesian cities swept away buildings and pulverized a substantial bridge, dumping victims caught in its relentless path across a devastated landscape that rescuers on ...
By AP in Jakarta


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