India  /  Published 27.07.19

Train from Mumbai stuck on flooded tracks

The air force, navy, army and the National Disaster Response Force launched aerial and surface operations on Saturday to rescue 900 passengers from the Mahalaxmi Express left stranded after heavy rain...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.07.19

4 Rohingya refugees rescued in Aizawl

Four Rohingya refugees, including two minors, suspected to have been trafficked, were rescued here on Thursday night, police said on Saturday.Two drivers, who transported the victims, have been arrest...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

World  /  Published 29.10.18

Indonesia says survivors unlikely from Lion Air flight

 A Lion Air plane crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday, likely killing all 189 people on board, in a blow to the country's aviation safety record ...
By AP in Indonesia

World  /  Published 13.10.18

Hurricane Michael death toll hits 18

FEMA's Long urged communities such as Mexico Beach, where many homes were pulverized by 12 to 14 feet of storm surge, to rebuild to withstand future storms.”It's OK if you want to live on the coast ...
By Reuters in Florida

North East  /  Published 03.01.19

Take prompt action to rescue miners: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction over the tardy efforts made so far to rescue the 15 miners trapped in a Meghalaya coal mine and directed the Centre to place by Friday a status ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 29.12.18

Meghalaya hopes for mine rescue

“Lives of coal workers cannot be sacrificed on the altar of private profit.” This was inscribed on a banner at a public vigil and an interfaith prayer organised by the Workers’ Power of Meghalay...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

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

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Abductor’s child in cop care

A police officer involved in the weekend rescue of nearly two dozen children taken hostage in an Uttar Pradesh village said on Monday he would take “all responsibilities” of the one-year-old girl ...
By PTI in Lucknow

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 31.12.18

The secret support for illegal mining must be addressed

Laws fail only when people in power want them to. The tragedy of the miners trapped since December 13 in a suddenly flooded coal mine in the East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya is the terrible ou...
By The Editorial Board in


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