RESCUE

  • Nepal Earthquake: Indian trekker rescued from Mt Makalu 13 hours 56 minutes 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 15 hours 54 minutes 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 22 hours 5 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 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. ...
  • Woman pulled out from wreckage 128 hours after Nepal earthquake 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: A 24-year-old woman has been pulled out alive from the wreckage of a building in Nepal on Friday, 128 hours after a deadly 7.9-magnitude tremblor devastated the Himalayan nation. Krishna Devi Khadka was rescued by a joint team of Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Israeli rescue team from Janasewa Guest...
  • 18-year-old pulled out alive from rubble five days after earthquake hit Nepal 2 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: Rescuers struggle to locate survivors 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Even as Nepal struggles to come to terms with its worst earthquake disaster in over eight decades, rescuers from around the world, including India, are scrambling to locate survivors and bring succour to the needy. Humanitarian efforts have poured in from all parts of the world, from the day the...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll climbs to 6,204 2 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...
  • India rushes over 8 thousand tents to quake-hit Nepal 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With incessant rains and the hot sun adding to the miseries of quake victims in Nepal, India on Thursday rushed 8,450 tents to its disaster-struck eastern neighbour. According to a statement issued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the tents have been obtained from various paramilitary forces and out...
  • 15-year-old boy pulled out alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake 3 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...
  • Nature seems to be against us: rain hampers Nepal rescue teams 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Rescue teams toiled in pouring rain on Thursday in the debris left by last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal, but officials said the chances of finding any more survivors were bleak as the death toll neared 5,500. While rescue teams were out in the capital Kathmandu despite the rain, helicopters...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises to 5,489: official 3 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...
  • Rescuers in Nepal find total destruction in remote villages 4 days ago

    Rescue workers from all parts of the world have come to Nepal to help the devastated country. Most of the rescue work is being wrapped up and international rescue teams are meeting people at the relief camps and giving them medical aid. This is the second phase of the operations...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Rescue workers from across the world help devastated Nepal 4 days ago

    Rescue workers from all parts of the world have come to Nepal to help the devastated country. Most of the rescue work is being wrapped up and international rescue teams are meeting people at the relief camps and giving them medical aid. This is the second phase of the operations...
  • Nepal earthquake: Cyclists rescue woman, her son from under rubble 4 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 4 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: 'We are there with Nepal' 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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...