Evacuation

  • Acknowledging defeat, Ukraine pulls troops from Crimea 25-03-2014 11:41 AM

    Ukrainian troops and their families began evacuating from Crimea on Monday, as Kiev effectively acknowledged defeat by Russian forces who stormed one of the last of their remaining bases on the peninsula. Thousands of Ukrainian troops have been besieged on bases in Crimea, offering no armed resistance but refusing to...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Leave the relief camps, Shamli authorities tell victims 03-01-2014 10:39 AM

    Shamli district authoritieshave started taking steps to evacuate people from relief campsin the wake of the cold wave gripping the north. According to District Magistrate K P Singh, 267 familieshave left for safer places and efforts are being made by thedistrict authorities to evacuate more families.The families that left the...
  • 'Evacuation' is secret of Odisha government's success: Naveen Patnaik 29-10-2013 10:07 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Terming mass evacuation of people from coastal areas ahead of Cyclone Phailin's landfall as the secret of Odisha government's handling of the disaster, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday said the state plans to integrate youths in disaster management. "Our preparedness for Cyclone Phailin was fail proof. Successful evacuation of...
  • Prepared to tackle the severity of cyclone Phailin, say officials 12-10-2013 02:55 PM

    The administration working to tackle cyclone Phailin which is approaching the Andhra and Odisha coast has assured that all measures have been taken to limit the loss of life and property to the maximum extent. Damage prone areas have been identified and evacuation process is underway. ...
  • People flee before cyclone Phailin hits Odisha coast 12-10-2013 12:13 AM

    Carrying their baggage, thousands of people are leaving the port town of Paradip to escape the wrath of the severe cyclonic storm 'Phailin' which is expected to make landfall in Odisha in less than 24 hours. The people, most of them workers of different industries including Oil Refinery of Indian...
  • Odisha to evacuate 2 lakh people as cyclone Phailin approaches coastline 11-10-2013 10:53 PM

    With cyclone Phailin expected to make landfall in Odisha on Saturday, the state government mounted a massive operation to evacuate two lakh people from six coastal districts on Friday night. The cyclone is 400 km southeast of Gopalpur in Ganjam district where it is expected to make landfall at 6...
  • How prepared are we to deal with Cyclone Phailin? 11-10-2013 08:14 PM

    The Cyclone Phailin is moving towards the coastal states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. It is expected to leave behind a trail of destruction. IBN Network's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai spoke to experts on the gravity of the situation. ...
  • Up to 100,000 face evacuation in Russia's flood-hit far east 18-08-2013 07:07 AM

    As many as 100,000 people may be evacuated from their homes near Russia's border with China if the region's biggest floods for 120 years get worse, Russian media reported on Saturday. The floods, caused by a month of unusually heavy rain, are not expected to start receding until early September,...
  • US Consulate in Milan evacuated after bomb threat 07-08-2013 07:04 AM

    A building housing the US Consulate in Milan and other offices has been temporarily evacuated after the diplomatic mission received a letter containing a bomb threat, police said. An officer in Italy's anti-terrorism squad said the letter carried a symbol frequently used in the past by Italian anarchists. In Washington,...
  • East Godavari administration issues warning in the wake of flood situation 21-07-2013 12:53 AM

    Rajahmundry: East Godavari district administration on Saturday issued the second warning in the wake of flood situation and alarming rise in the water levels of Godavari river at Dowleswaram. Collector Neetu Kumari Prasad said that all necessary steps have been taken in view of the rising water levels and rescue...
  • Young pilots proved their metal in Uttarakhand: Air Cdre Rajesh Isser 03-07-2013 04:15 PM

    Air Commodore Rajesh Isser was the overall head of Operation Rahat, the largest heliborne evacuation and rescue operation in the history of the world. Talk to the man about how the IAF and its flyboys went about the mammoth task and the challenges they faced on the way. Air Commodore...
  • All pilgrims evacuated from Badrinath 02-07-2013 09:04 PM

    The air force on Tuesday completed the last sortie to clear the pilgrims from Badrinath. ...
  • Uttarakhand govt hopes to complete evacuation by Saturday 28-06-2013 10:38 PM

    Dehradun/New Delhi: Thirteen days after Uttarakhand was hit by floods, hundreds are still awaiting rescue. While the Uttarakhand government has told the Supreme Court that it is hoping to complete its rescue mission by Saturday, the Army has assured people that it will not leave the state "till the last...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 24-06-2013 11:57 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Are Uttarakhand rescue operations caught in political tug of war? 24-06-2013 11:50 PM

    As thousands suffer and are still awaiting relief in Uttarakhand, the political class is involved in a tug of war over the relief. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Lambagad Bridge rescue ops on, says Brigadier A Arora 24-06-2013 11:40 PM

    Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multi-agency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the flood-ravaged state. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits flood-hit Uttarakhand 24-06-2013 11:33 PM

    Gauchar: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday travelled to flood-ravaged Uttarakhand and had an overnight halt in Gauchar. The visit came amid criticism from the opposition for his absence from flood and landslide-hit Uttarakhand. Heavy rains pounded the hill state on June 16 triggering the disaster. Congress sources said...
  • Himalayan tsunami: Stories of the people who are keeping hopes alive 24-06-2013 10:20 PM

    Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multi-agency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand on Monday, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the flood-ravaged state. ...
  • Congress, BJP play politics over Uttarakhand tragedy 24-06-2013 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: As thousands suffer and are still awaiting relief in Uttarakhand, the political class is involved in a tug of war over the relief. Disaster tourism by political bosses across the spectrum, from the Congress president to the BJP chief, from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Prime Minister aspirant...
  • Uttarakhand: Rescue efforts by air hit due to bad weather 24-06-2013 09:34 PM

    Rescue efforts by air were hit on Monday due to bad weather in Uttarakhand. CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor spoke to a rescue pilot in Joshimath who said evacuation was difficult as helipads were washed away in rains. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Mammoth rescue efforts continue despite heavy rains 24-06-2013 08:42 PM

    Dehradun: Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multi-agency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand on Monday, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the flood-ravaged state. However, 15,000 persons are still stuck in Uttarakhand where heavy rains triggered massive landslides and flash floods a week earlier, killing...
  • IAF working round the clock to rescue people in Uttarakhand 24-06-2013 07:40 PM

    Indian Air Force pilots are working round the clock to rescue people in Uttarakhand. But winds and rain have delayed the rescue operations. ...
  • 'Army to evacuate people from Badrinath, Harsil tomorrow' 24-06-2013 07:33 PM

    Brigadier Uma Maheshwar said the Army has launched phase three of the rescue operations in Uttarakhand. "We plan to evacuate (people) from Badrinath and Harsil tomorrow," he said. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Ex-Army colonel rescues over 1500 people 24-06-2013 07:32 PM

    'Once you see plight of people anyone would do what I am doing. Things were tough, weather was not favourable, says Ex-army colonel Dua. ...
  • Rahul going to Uttarakhand as a work, not as a VVIP: Congress 24-06-2013 07:12 PM

    Congress leader Renuka Choudhary said that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is going to Uttarakhand as a work, and not as a VVIP. ...
  • AP pilgrims being discriminated against in rescue ops: TDP 24-06-2013 06:10 PM

    Hyderabad: Alleging that pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh are being discriminated against in the rescue operations, TDP has requested the Centre to arrange extra helicopters to airlift 400 pilgrims from the state stranded at Harsil near Gangotri in Uttarakhand. In a letter to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, party chief...
  • Live: Regrettable that state govt was not prepared for disaster, says Uttarakhand Governor 24-06-2013 09:21 AM

    Dehradun: 7:12 pm: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi slams state government for the lack of preparedness to deal with fatal floods. "I have been stressing on safety measures for past one year. It's regrettable that the state government was not prepared for the disaster," Qureshi says. Qureshi had written to Chief...
  • Congress leader Digvijaya Singh takes dig at Modi 24-06-2013 06:00 AM

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter saying "the VIPs should allow the administration to do their job in Uttarakhand instead of disturbing them with photo opportunity and doing politics". Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday visited the...
  • Princeton University evacuates campus after bomb threat 12-06-2013 07:47 AM

    Princeton University evacuated its sprawling campus in New Jersey on Tuesday after receiving a bomb threat to multiple buildings, the latest of threats that have disrupted schools, government buildings and air travel across the country the past two days. "This is NOT a test. There has been a bomb threat...