MEDICAL TEAM

  • Nepal earthquake: Operations taking time and difficult than Kashmir 5 days ago

    Kathmandu: The NDRF on Monday said conducting salvage operations in the earthquake-hit Himalayan country is becoming a "time consuming" affair as the collapse pattern of the buildings in Kathmandu is much different and unique from what the force has experienced earlier. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General OP Singh, camping...
  • Army, IAF activate disaster management mechanism for Nepal 6 days ago

    Tezpur: Army's Gajaraj Corps and Indian Air Force (IAF), Tezpur, on Sunday activated disaster management mechanism for providing medical relief to people in earthquake-hit Nepal. According to a defence spokesman, in this joint disaster management operation, a C-17 aircraft from Palam air base captained by Wing Commander Abbi arrived at Air...
  • SSB puts 2,900 personnel on alert along Indo-Nepal border 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Border force SSB has deployed a 2,900-strong contingent equipped with medical aid and food to help Indians returning from earthquake-hit Nepal and the affected locals. The force, which guards the Indo-Nepal border, has also publicised its toll-free number "1903" to get in touch with its control room and senior...
  • Pune landslide toll at 151; relief and rescue operation over August 6, 2014

    Pune: The marathon rescue and relief operation launched at Malin village in Pune's Ambegaon flattened in the July 30 landslide catastrophe, was declared officially over on the eighth day on Wednesday with the final death toll pegged at 151 with eight survivors. The NDRF jawans, who braved inclement weather at the...
  • Uttarakhand: Army medical team helps deliver two babies June 23, 2013

    New Delhi: An Army medical team on Sunday helped deliver two babies a boy and a girl at a makeshift centre in Sabola area of rainravaged Uttarakhand. After trekking nearly 15 kms, the team had on Saturday reached Tijan village which has a population of nearly 400 people. When...
  • Indian medics to heal Sri Lankan Tamil wounds March 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Even as AIADMK leader J Jayalalitha is fasting to support the Sri Lankan Tamil cause, an Indian armed forces medical team will land shortly in Colombo. The team comprising 50 personnel includes surgeons, nurses and paramedics. It will be moving to the eastern coastal town of Pulmoddai to treat injured...