RESCUE OPERATIONS

  • Nepal asks foreign rescue teams to leave; earthquake toll climbs to 7,365 Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Rescue teams from India and 33 other countries were on Monday asked by Nepal to leave as it prepared to launch massive operations to rehabilitate millions of uprooted victims of the devastating temblor that has killed at least 7,365 people, including 41 Indians. The decision that also applies to India's...
  • Nepal asks foreign rescue workers to return home Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Nepal government on Monday asked hundreds of foreign rescue workers to leave the quake-hit country as immediate relief has already been provided and the remaining tasks will be carried out by its army and police. The major rescue work in Kathmandu and surrounding areas is over and the remaining operations...
  • Nepal Earthquake: Indian trekker rescued from Mt Makalu 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Twelve stranded trekkers, including an Indian national, were rescued on Sunday from Makalu Base Camp in eastern Nepal, eight days after a killer quake struck the Himalayan nation. Those rescued from the mountain area in the Sankhuwasabha district include three Spanish, three Nepalese, two Belgian two Austrian and one each...
  • Miraculous stories of survival a week after the Nepal earthquake 2 days ago

    A week since the earthquake in Nepal, the death toll stands at 7000 and nearly 14000 are injured. Though the Nepal government has said that there is very little scope of saving more lives, CNN's Sumnima Udas looks at some of the rare moments of resilience on the part of...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll stands at 7000 after a week 2 days ago

    A week after an earthquake hit Nepal, the death toll now stands at 7000. However, aftershocks continue leading to landslides cutting off many remote areas that are yet to get any aid. ...
  • Nepal eathquake: Death toll crosses 7,000-mark; 19 Indians among the dead 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Fresh tremors rocked parts of Nepal ON Saturday, triggering landslides as the death toll in last Saturday's devastating earthquake crossed 7,000, including 19 Indians, and protests mounted over relief not reaching several affected areas. A 5.1-magnitude aftershock shook Barpak village in Gorkha district near the epicentre of the powerful 7.9-magnitude...
  • Aid still scarce in Nepal's remote villages as anger grows 3 days ago

    Majuwa,Nepal: With help still not reaching some isolated villages a week after Nepal's devastating earthquake, a top international aid official said Saturday that more helicopters were needed to get assistance to the farthest reaches of this Himalayan nation. Many mountain roads, often treacherous at the best of times, remain blocked by...
  • A week after earthquake, Nepal still needs tents and food 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Nepal's government renewed its appeal to international donors to send tents, tarpaulins and basic food supplies in the wake of devastating earthquake, saying some of the items being sent are of little use. The government also asked donors to send money to help with relief efforts if they cannot send...
  • Earthquake death toll climbs to 6,621, Nepal rules out possibility of finding more survivors 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Nepal government ruled out the possibility of finding more survivors buried in the rubble from massive earthquake as it announced the death toll had risen to 6,621. "It has already been one week since the disaster," home ministry spokesman Laxmi Prasad Dhakal said. "We are trying our best in rescue and...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises to 6,250, thousands still missing 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to those stranded in remote areas after last week's earthquake which killed 6,250. The death toll could rise further. Bodies are still being pulled from the debris of ruined buildings, while rescue...
  • Indian armed forces praised for their efforts in Yemen evacuation 4 days ago

    Just a few weeks ago, India's success in evacuating its citizens from Yemen didn't go unnoticed. A total of 23 countries requested India for help as the Navy deployed a range of military and civil assets. ...
  • 18-year-old pulled out alive from rubble five days after earthquake hit Nepal 4 days ago

    Even as rescuers race against time to find any survivors, an 18-year-old was pulled out alive from the rubble five days after earthquake stuck Nepal. Laxman Basant was buried under slab for five days. ...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll climbs to 6,204 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal from devastating earthquake has risen to 6,204, the National Emergency Operations Centre said in its latest update on Friday. Over 13,000 people were injured in the 7.9-magnitude quake, added the centre. Meanwhile, Nepal Army Chief General Gaurav Rana, who is leading the nationwide rescue effort, told...
  • 15-year-old boy pulled out alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake 5 days ago

    Kathmandu: Rescuers pulled a 15-year-old boy alive from the rubble of Nepal's massive earthquake on Thursday, five days after the disaster which is now known to have killed more than 5,500 people. The teenager's rescue from the ruins of a collapsed building in Kathmandu provided a rare moment of joy as...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises to 5,489: official 5 days ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal from a massive weekend earthquake has risen to nearly 5,500, according to a new tally by disaster management officials. A total of 5,489 people are now known to have died in the 7.8-magnitude quake, according to an update from the National Emergency Operation Centre, while...
  • Nepal earthquake: Cyclists rescue woman, her son from under rubble 6 days ago

    Amidst the death, destruction in Nepal, a mother and her young son trapped in debris were pulled out alive by a team of cyclists. ...
  • Nepal earthquake: Woman pulled out alive 50 hours after being stuck in debris 6 days ago

    Kathmandu: A Nepalese woman was miraculously rescued alive by Indian rescuers 50 hours after being buried under the rubble following the devastating earthquake that jolted the country, killing over 5,000 people. Sunita Sitoula, who was trapped under the rubble after the powerful temblor brought down a five-storey building in Basundhara of...
  • Experts share their opinion about how to help quake-hit people 1 week ago

    The death toll in Nepal has risen rises to 5,057 and may touch 10 thousand, says Nepal PM. UN says 8 million people have been affected that is more than a quarter of the country's population. ...
  • Relief operations in full swing as Nepal struggles to rise from rubble 1 week ago

    As the body count from the 7.9 magnitude quake in Nepal rose to more than 5,000 on Tuesday, aid had begun to arrive in the country, but disbursement in many areas was slow. The country's mountainous terrain, poor infrastructure and lack of equipment has complicated the task of assessing the...
  • Barpak village in Nepal has been reduced to ruins 1 week ago

    The village of Barpak which lies at the epicentre of the earthquake in Nepal has been destroyed with survivors waiting for relief help. After being virtually cut off from the entire world, the bad roads make it impossible for helpers to reach them. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: 'We are there with Nepal' 1 week ago

    India has been constantly helping in the ongoing relief, rescue, rehabilitation and evacuation efforts in the quake-hit Nepal under 'Operation Maitri'. This is an initiative from IBNLive to urge people to come forward and donate for the PM's Relief Fund. ...
  • Village Saku flattened by devastating earthquake in Nepal resulting in death of over 250 people 1 week ago

    Saku: An entire village named Saku has been flattened by the devastating earthquake resulting in the death of over 250 people. The village is just 30 kms away from Kathmandu are only a few new structures are standing in the area. Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday said the death toll...
  • Rain, snowfall likely to hamper rescue operations on Mount Everest 1 week ago

    Rain and snowfall are likely to hamper rescue operations on Mount Everest. Around 250 trekkers have been located and are safe. They are going to wait it out for the next eight days and have plenty of food and warm water. ...
  • Nepal earthquake toll could reach 10,000, government on 'war footing', says PM 1 week ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and medicines. "The government is doing all it can for rescue and relief on a war footing," Koirala said in an interview. "It...
  • Earthquake toll over 4,350; Nepal PM says rescue operations not effective 1 week ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in the devastating earthquake that has rocked Nepal climbed to over 4,350 on Tuesday with more than 8,000 others injured, as Prime Minister Sushil Koirala admitted that the rescue and relief operations have not been effective. Crisis loomed over quake-hit Nepal with an acute shortage of food,...
  • Dogs from India, France assisting in rescue operations in Nepal April 27, 2015

    Kathmandu: Rescue teams on Monday deployed specially trained dogs from India, France and Spain for locating victims buried under tonnes of debris following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. A team of 15 personnel and six dogs were brought in Nepal from France and Spain to assist in the rescue operations. "These dogs...
  • Tents turn into make-shift medical centres due to shortage of emergency services in Nepal April 27, 2015

    3300 deaths have already been reported and more than 5000 persons have been injured in the earthquake that hit Nepal. Tents have been converted into medical centres as there is no place in the hospitals. "They are trying to give the best possible medical aid to those who have been...
  • Hundreds queue up outside Kathmandu Airport in hope to reach home April 27, 2015

    Hundreds of Indian nationals are getting restless at the Kathmandu Airport as they are unable to get a flight back home. People allege that they have been waiting since two days to get a flight back home. They further accuse the officials of being biased and sending only a selected...
  • Nepal earthquake survivors recall the horror of that fateful day April 27, 2015

    Hundreds of survivors recount the horror as they return from Nepal. "The earthquake struck right in front of us, the pillar fell down leading to a lot of chaos. We were helpless," recalled a survivor. ...