NDRF

  • NDRF says 85 people killed by floods in Assam and Meghalaya 3 days ago

    Guwahati: A total of 85 people have been killed due to heavy floods and inundation in Assam and Meghalaya, the NDRF on Saturday said. After combating the floods and water logging tragedy for over a week in the two states, the lead mitigation force has now shifted its operations from...
  • The government's priority was to rescue stranded people: Omar Abdullah September 18, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah emphasized that the government didn't have any priorities as far as the rescue operations were concerned. Abdullah said that priority was given to people in distress and that the priority was to rescue stranded people. Abdullah also pointed out the Army and NDRF...
  • J&K floods: In this Pulwama village, epidemic fears loom large as authorities look away September 16, 2014

    The JammuSrinagar Highway has finally reopened after the devastating floods. Authorities continue to distribute relief material. The big priority is food, drinking water and essential medical supplies, but sanitation and hygiene remains a big problem. Mufti Islah sends us a ground report from a village in Pulwama. ...
  • J&K floods: What do victims need? September 16, 2014

    Over two lakh people have been rescued in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir but the big challenge ahead was to supply food and relief to the people. The locals continue to battle with uncertainity without the basics and have accused the government of ignoring their plight. ...
  • Srinagar resident's premonition about floods came true hours later September 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Tawheed Bazaz, 35, a resident of Srinagar, had a premonition that the flood waters which had inundated the city centre, Lal Chowk, early last Sunday, would also reach their Mandir Bagh locality. "It came true just hours later as the muddy flood waters made their first appearance in our...
  • J&K floods: As flood waters recede, civic problems come to the fore September 15, 2014

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. But with the receding flood waters, civic problems have now come to the fore. Stagnant water in the state may lead to an outbreak of waterborne...
  • J&K gears up for lurking health emergency, 2 lakh people rescued September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: With the threat of disease outbreak lurking in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir, efforts have been initiated on a warfooting to provide medical staff and medicines even as rescue operations were slightly hampered on Sunday due to return of rains in the Valley. Armed forces and National Disaster Relief Force have...
  • To restore calm, Armed Police from Jammu airlifted to Valley September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: In the wake of attacks on rescue teams of NDRF and Army, two battalions of Armed Police have been airlifted from Jammu to floodravaged Kashmir Valley to maintain law and order. A week after floods battered Srinagar, policemen are seen regulating traffic at several roads...
  • J&K: Rains briefly hit relief work, Health Ministry steps up medicine supply September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Relief operations in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir were briefly hampered on Sunday morning due to rains even as the Armed forces and NDRF rescued nearly 50,000 more people trapped in flood waters in Kashmir Valley. Mild rainfall occurred in many parts of the Valley on Sunday morning, triggering fears...
  • Health worries mount in floodhit J&K, Harsh Vardhan to visit Srinagar today September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: As flood waters recede, health worries are mounting in Jammu and Kashmir over the outbreak of any waterborne diseases. Over one and a half lakh people are still marooned several days after the worst floods in the state in six decades unleashed a trail of death and destruction. ...
  • J&K floods: Relief operations underway to restore communication and reconnect the valley September 14, 2014

    Jammu: A week after the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir the focus is now on relief work and reconnecting the Valley. The Army and Border Roads Organisation hoping to repair and reopen the JammuSrinagar highway could still take four more days. The Army is also saying it's working to restore...
  • J&K floods: NDRF deploys 'boat hospitals', turns to relief operations September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: After undertaking rescue operation in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and had deployed 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people. "We have changed our role. For the last one week...
  • Omar announces Rs 100 crore each for Jammu, Kashmir valley September 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Getting its act together after being initially numbed by last week's devastating floods, Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday announced financial and other assistance to those hit by the disaster, including assistance of Rs 100 crore each to the Jammu region and the Kashmir valley and supply of free...
  • J&K floods: Army IAF, NDRF working day and night, rescue operations underway September 12, 2014

    With a week passed, many areas of flood hit state of Jammu and Kashmir are still under the water. NDRF, Army and Air Force are working day and night to evacuate stranded people from various areas. ...
  • J&K floods: Schools will be back on track soon, banks not affected, says CM Omar Abdullah September 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as lakhs of people are still stranded in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, the state's Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has assured that schools will be back on track soon and banks will not be affected by the floods. He also said that action is being taken to contain...
  • J&K floods: Lakhs still stranded; landslides wreak havoc in Jammu, leave an entire village buried September 12, 2014

    Jammu/Srinagar: More than 1,10,000 people have been rescued from different parts of the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, but the death toll has crossed 200. Lakhs still remain stranded with many of them refusing to leave their homes. Rescuers want all people evacuated as there are concerns about the potential spread...
  • J&K floods: Over 1 lakh evacuated, many stranded people reluctant to leave their homes September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. For those who don't want to leave their homes, authorities said they are concentrating more on providing...
  • J&K floods: Over 1 lakh rescued, PM directs MHA to send highlevel team to boost relief operations September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: More than a lakh have now been rescued in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir while lakhs are still stranded. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Home Ministry to send highlevel teams of central officials to coordinate relief operations. Communication lines have also improved in state. The state government, however,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 90000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 10, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and Indian Navy the heroes of rescue operations are battling the raging flood waters round the clock to save the life of people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are trying...
  • J&K floods: Wing Commander Abhijit Bali swam 20 km to rescue his family, neighbours September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and Indian Navy the heroes of rescue operations are battling the raging flood waters round the clock to save the life of people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are...
  • J&K floods: IAF deploys world's biggest chopper MI26 for rescue operations September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: While the flood waters recede from some of the affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no let up in the efforts of defence forces and rescue teams to bring people to safer places. The Indian Air Force on Wednesday brought in MI26, the world's biggest chopper, to...
  • J&K floods: IAF, ARMY, NDRF the unsung heroes of rescue operations September 10, 2014

    79 transport aircraft and helicopters of Indian Air Force and Army Aviation Corp have been pressed into service. Army has deployed 329 columns of its personnel for rescue and relief operations, in which 244 columns deployed in Srinagar region and 85 columns in Jammu region. 135 Army bauts and 148...
  • NDRF personnel injured in attack by angry locals September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: An NDRF personnel was on Wednesday attacked by angry locals here while few other personnel of the force were heckled while they were rendering relief and rescue operations in the floodhit areas. Officials said a National Disaster Response Force trooper received severe injuries on his hand when the locals attacked...
  • Heavy rains lash Gujarat, MET department issues flood warning September 10, 2014

    Vadodara: With heavy rains lashing many parts of Central and Northern Gujarat and Saurashtra in the last 24 hours, the Met department has issued a flood warning in the state. Nearly five thousand people living along the banks of the Vishwamitri river have been evacuated. The river flowing through Vadodara...
  • J&K floods: Over 90,000 people rescued, lakhs still stranded; Army Chief to visit Srinagar today September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: The death toll is well above 200 in the Jammu and Kashmir floods even as more than 90,000 people have now been rescued by the Indian Army and the National Disaster Response Force. However, lakhs still remain stranded. There has been some improvement in communication lines, a day after...
  • Watch: Visuals of flood rescue operations in J&K from an IAF chopper September 10, 2014

    From on board an IAF chopper, several scenes of floodhit Jammu and Kashmir can be seen where massive rescue operation is being carried out by the Army, NDRF and the Airforce. ...
  • J&K floods: Situation still grim in Srinagar, rescue operations are in full swing September 10, 2014

    As the armed forces stepped up rescue operations in beleaguered Jammu and Kashmir, IAF rescue personnel outlined the grim situation in the state stating that Srinagar continues to be in a bad state with water levels still quite high. 90 sorties and 13 helicopters have been flown into Srinagar to...
  • J&K floods: Army focuses on restoring connectivity to Srinagar, lakhs still stranded September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: More than 47,000 people have been evacuated in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, but lakhs remain stranded. Over 200 people have died in the worst floods in six decades in the state. The Centre has asked the Jammu and Kashmir state government to prepare a list of all those rescued...