Rescue Teams

  • 2013 in images: The bravery of rescue teams during Uttarakhand floods 31-12-2013 10:43 AM

    Before stepping into the new year, here is a look at the the defining moments of 2013. The one image that will always resonate is that of rescue teams reaching out the the victims of the Uttarakhand tragedy. ...
  • Massive aftershocks jolt Pakistan's quake-hit areas again, tremors felt in Delhi 28-09-2013 02:16 PM

    Several cities of Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces were on Saturday hit by a massive aftershock measuring 6.8, three days after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the region killed over 500 people. Tremors were also felt in Delhi late on Saturday morning. The India Meteorological Department said the quake struck...
  • Mumbai: Onlookers cheer as rescue team pulls out 5-year-old girl alive from debris 28-09-2013 08:49 AM

    It was a proud moment for fire brigade and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel, after they pulled out a five-year-old girl alive from the debris of the ill-fated BMC building which collapsed in Mumbai on Friday. Even though Bhagyashree Kamble, came out weeping at around 1 pm, six hours...
  • Rajasthan: Over 800 people trapped at Rawatbhata due to flash floods 29-07-2013 10:55 AM

    Kota: Over 800 people are stranded at Rawatbhata near Kota in Rajasthan due to flash floods following heavy rains in the area. The group had gone to the area for picnic on Sunday but found themselves trapped as a local stream got flooded on Sunday night and the raging water...
  • Mulayam Singh condoles death of rescue team members 26-06-2013 03:55 AM

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday expressed grief over the deaths in a crash of IAF helicopter near Gaurikund during relief operations in flood-hit Uttarakhand. In a statement issued in Lucknow Yadav said the death of rescue team members was a national loss and expressed deep sympathies...
  • Watch: ITBP men fight freezing cold out in the open in Uttarakhand 24-06-2013 10:23 AM

    There is no doubt that the rescue teams are putting in the best of their efforts to rescue people in the flood-hit Uttarakhand. Many survivors also said the Army, Air Force and paramilitary men are heroes. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police forces in Kedarnath spend nights out in the open in...
  • Rescue teams yet to reach quake-hit areas 19-09-2011 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: Around 400 personnel of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and a team of 20 doctors, sent to Sikkim for rescue and relief operations, have not been able to yet reach the quake-hit areas due to blockade of roads following landslides, officials said on Monday. Five teams of NDRF...