Rescue Operations

  • Two weeks after floods ravaged J&K, locals still await food, relief 9 hours 18 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Over two lakh people have been rescued in the flood-ravaged 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. Indian Air Force...
  • J&K floods: Army refutes charges of discrimination, calls it 'malicious and insidious' 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    Udhampur: Refuting charges as "malicious and insidious" that preference was being given to tourists and out of state residents in their rescue efforts, Army on Monday said it is committed to the task at hand and does not discriminate on the basis of caste, religion, creed or region. "Northern Command categorically...
  • J&K floods: As flood waters recede, civic problems come to the fore Yesterday

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the flood-ravaged 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 water-borne...
  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti 2 days ago

    President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said that she did not want to criticize anyone when it came to rescue operations in Kashmir. "The only point is that its unimaginable what has happened, we need everyone to help us," said Sayeed. ...
  • Light rain hampered rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir: NDRF 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, National Disaster Response Force Deputy Inspector General JKS Rawat said, "We have established 5 medical camps. Hope to finish rescue operations in Jammu and Kashmir in the next 2-3 days." ...
  • Army officer rescues his parents who were struck in J&K floods for 5 days 2 days ago

    Srinagar: As Army, Indian Air Force and National Disaster Response Force have been working round the clock to save the life of others in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, an officer managed to rescue his parents after five days. The officer told CNN-IBN how he managed to rescue his parents who...
  • Fresh rains bring flood worries in J&K, could hamper rescue operations 2 days ago

    Srinagar: In bad news for the relief and rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir, fresh rains on Sunday have raised worries for floods in the already ravaged state. After a few clear days, rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning lashed Srinagar and other parts of the Valley on Sunday. The river...
  • Snapshot: IAF rescue and relief operations in Jammu and Kashmir 2 days ago

    As Jammu and Kashmir grapples with the worst flooding in the last 50 years, the Indian Air Force and other state apparatuses have been relentlessly trying to evacuate and rescue those trapped, amid flaring tempers and hostility from the locals. ...
  • News 360: Network 18 reporter turns rescuer, saves lives while reporting in J&K 3 days ago

    A Network 18 reporter turned into a rescuer and started to help people while reporting for the Jammu and Kashmir floods. As frustrations spike with rescue operations, locals indulge in stone pelting at relief choppers. ...
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  • J&K floods: People have been stranded for over a week, hostility expected, says IAF 4 days ago

    There have been incidents of stone pelting in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle spoke to Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh who said that resentment from disgruntled locals is expected in such difficult circumstances. ...
  • J&K floods: Schools will be back on track soon, banks not affected, says CM Omar Abdullah 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Even as lakhs of people are still stranded in the flood-hit 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 4 days ago

    Jammu/Srinagar: More than 1,10,000 people have been rescued from different parts of the flood-hit 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: Many stranded people reluctant to leave their homes 4 days ago

    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: Army ensures food, drinking water availability to people 4 days ago

    en as relief and 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...
  • J&K Floods: 10 bodies recovered from Udhampur landslide site 4 days ago

    Udhampur: Around 10 new dead bodies have been extracted from the debris that lay over the Sadal village of Udhampur after a massive landslide that took place last week. The Indian Army who have emerged as a saviour in the times of masive disaster after the floods in the state are...
  • J&K floods: Oil installations under water, IOC airlifts aviation fuel to aid air sorties 5 days ago

    Certain oil installations in the flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir are under water, oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed the media on Thursday. However, to deal with any adverse eventuality, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has airlifted aviation fuel (ATF) to Srinagar to aid air sorties to the marooned valley. ...
  • IOC airlifts aviation fuel to Srinagar to aid flood relief 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As the Army stepped up rescue operations in the flood ravaged Kashmir Valley, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has airlifted aviation fuel (ATF) to Srinagar to aid air sorties to the marooned valley. Indian Army has swarmed jets, choppers and boats to rescue more than 82,000 people so far after...
  • J&K floods: MoS PMO Jitendra Singh reaches Srinagar to monitor rescue operations 5 days ago

    Srinagar: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed the Home Ministry to send high-level teams of central officials to coordinate rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, MoS PMO Jitendra Singh reached Srinagar. Sources say Singh was asked to fly down and personally monitor rescue and relief...
  • J&K floods: Stone pelting incidents won't deter us, we'll rescue everyone stranded, says IAF 5 days ago

    Srinagar: The Indian Army and the Air Force have been engaged in rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir day and night. Even as there have been incidents of some soldiers being attacked during these rescue operations, they say that such incidents do not deter them from...
  • J&K floods: Over 1 lakh rescued, PM directs MHA to send high-level team to boost relief operations 5 days ago

    Srinagar: More than a lakh have now been rescued in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir while lakhs are still stranded. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Home Ministry to send high-level teams of central officials to coordinate relief operations. Communication lines have also improved in state. The state government, however,...
  • Snapshot: Indian Air Force during rescue operations in J&K 5 days ago

    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 MI-26, the world's biggest chopper, to rescue...
  • PM Modi asks officials to ramp up relief operations in J&K 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday directed officials to provide total support to the Jammu and Kashmir government to enable it ramp-up rescue and relief operations following massive floods in the state and he stressed on the need to quickly reach essential commodities to the affected people. Chairing a...
  • J&K floods: Wing Commander Abhijit Bali swam 20 km to rescue his family, neighbours 5 days ago

    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 flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are...
  • J&K floods: IAF deploys world's biggest chopper MI-26 for rescue operations 5 days ago

    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 MI-26, the world's biggest chopper, to...
  • J&K floods: IAF, ARMY, NDRF the unsung heroes of rescue operations 5 days ago

    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...
  • Things will be better in 3-4 days: Army Chief 5 days ago

    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...
  • J&K Floods: DGCA asks airlines to cap fares on Srinagar-Delhi sector 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In yet another direction to help passengers trapped in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, DGCA on Wednesday asked all airlines to cap the fares on Srinagar-Delhi and Leh-Delhi sectors to Rs 2,800 and Rs 3,000. If an air traveller is cash-strapped due to the precarious situation prevailing in Srinagar and...
  • GoAir charging extra for carrying relief supplies to flood-hit J&K, alleges volunteer 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A volunteer who was travelling to Jammu and Kashmir with medical and relief supplies has alleged that GoAir operators asked him to pay extra for carrying the supplies. He said that the airline was charging for excess baggage. He has claimed that he switched to Indigo as it was...
  • J&K floods: Over 90,000 people rescued, lakhs still stranded; Army Chief to visit Srinagar today 6 days ago

    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...