SURVIVOR

  • Nepal earthquake survivors recall the horror of that fateful day 13 hours 11 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • 'Demons on the mountain'; survivors recall avalanche terror 18 hours 42 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: When Khile Sherpa opened his eyes, the snow around him was bright red, drenched with blood streaming from gashes in his body from the avalanche that catapulted him across Mount Everest's base camp at lunchtime on Saturday. Khile was among the first 15 survivors flown from Everest to Kathmandu on...
  • Facebook launches Safety Check to help find Nepal earthquake survivors Yesterday

    New Delhi: A massive earthquake, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, hit Nepal on Saturday causing damage to lives and properties. To help in the rescue process, tech giants have introduced Internet tools to help people affected by the natural calamity. After Google, Facebook has launched a feature to help...
  • Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya April 19, 2015

    Rome: As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday. Twenty eight people were rescued in the incident, which happened in an area just off...
  • Watch: Let's Talk Health April 18, 2015

    'Let's Talk Health' is a show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates how relevant technology helps in fighting the disease. ...
  • Watch: Life changing stories of cancer survivors April 17, 2015

    In the upcoming episode of 'Let's Talk Health' series, cancer survivors will tell their life changing stories. ...
  • Gujarat HC rejects abortion plea of 28 weeks pregnant rape survivor April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the abortion plea of a 24-year-old rape survivor, who is 28 weeks pregnant. The court said that the foetus is a living being with a fundamental right to live and also that she must abide by the present law. The court has...
  • Gay-rights activist Harish Iyer, writes a heartfelt eulogy for the Park Street rape survivor March 15, 2015

    Gay-rights activist Harish Iyer, wrote a heartfelt eulogy on Facebook, for Suzette Jordan - the Park Street rape survivor who passed away on 13th March, of meningoencephalitis at a hospital in Kolkata. Iyer, who is a rape survivor himself, writes about what an amazing person she was, and how they...
  • Sona Mohapatra remembers 'brave' Kolkata rape survivor March 15, 2015

    Kolkata: Reminiscing about her meeting with the "feisty" and "brave" Park Street rape survivor, who died here of encephalitis, singer Sona Mohapatra said the news of her death is "upsetting, depressing and very heartbreaking." "Upsetting, depressing and very heartbreaking news. The feisty, brave and wronged Jordan is dead. Met her during...
  • Aamir Khan salutes Park Street rape victim's courage March 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Condoling the passing away of the Park Street rape survivor, who died here of encephalitis, a "shocked" and "deeply distraught" Aamir Khan said he was "overwhelmed" by her "courage to stand up against all odds". "I am shocked and deeply distraught on hearing that (the rape survivor) has passed away....
  • On International Women's Day, calender featuring acid attack survivors launched March 8, 2015

    Agra: A unique calender featuring acid attack survivors is being launched in the national capital to mark International Women's Day on Sunday. Shot in the backdrop of Taj Mahal in Agra, 11 women overcome their fear and were a part of it. Rupa, an acid attack survivor said, "This calendar showcases...
  • Govenment to fix time-frame for probe & trial of acid attack cases February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: With an estimated 400 cases of acid attacks registered every month across the country, government will soon fix a time-frame for investigation and trial of such cases and ensure maximum punishment to the guilty. Addressing a seminar on 'Empowering Acid Survivors', Home Minister Rajnath Singh said his Ministry...
  • Acid attack survivor showed remarkable fortitude: Doctors January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Undaunted by the acid attack on her in a December morning, a 30-year-old doctor of the ESI Hospital is moving ahead in life. In her father's words, "She has been strong and confident all throughout." The woman, who had been undergoing treatment at Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic...
  • Acid attack survivors demand fast-track courts and rehabilitation programmes December 26, 2014

    Acid attack survivor, Laxmi demands the setting up of fast-track courts and rehabilitation programmes for the acid attack survivors. They demand the implementation of the Supreme Court orders to curtail the counter sale of acids. ...
  • Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack December 8, 2014

    Pearl Harbor: Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd anniversary ceremony with the help of canes, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Wearing purple orchid lei, about 100 Pearl Harbor and World War II survivors attended the ceremony overlooking a memorial...
  • Bhopal tragedy survivors demand panel for rehabilitation November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy on Sunday said the central government should set up a commission for effective medical care, economic rehabilitation and social support for the victims. At a press conference ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Union Carbide gas leak disaster, a...
  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Woman denied entry into Kolkata restaurant for being rape survivor September 15, 2014

    The woman alleged that the management of a south Kolkata restaurant turned her out because she was raped. She claimed that the management told her they had orders not to let her inside. ...
  • Kolkata: Woman denied entry into restaurant for being rape survivor, FIR filed September 15, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shocking incident from Kolkata, a woman claimed that she was denied entry into a restaurant for being a rape survivor. The woman alleged that the management of a south Kolkata restaurant turned her out because she was raped. She claimed that the management told her they had...
  • Ebola survivor gives blood to ill American September 12, 2014

    Omaha: A survivor of Ebola has donated blood to an American aid worker infected with the disease, and doctors treating him at a Nebraska hospital say he has responded well to the aggressive treatment. Dr Phil Smith said that Dr Rick Sacra received blood transfusions from Dr Kent Brantly shortly...
  • American Ebola survivor doctor says 'thrilled to be alive' August 22, 2014

    Atlanta: Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus. Dr Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary,...
  • Ebola survivor shunned by boyfriend, even school August 13, 2014

    Guinea: The medical school professors no longer want Kadiatou Fanta in the classroom. Her boyfriend has broken up with her. Each day the 26yearold eats alone and sleeps alone. Even her own family members are afraid to touch her months after she survived Ebola. Long gone are the days when she...
  • Story of the the gutsy, spirited Monica Singh an acid attack survivor August 4, 2014

    The gutsy, spirited Monica Singh, an aspring fashion designer, also a victim of acid violence is saying thank you, She was here on the CJ show and CNNIBN appealing not for help but perhaps a chance to pursue her dreams. She has managed to collect the funds she needed to...
  • Pune Landslide: Death toll rises to 82; Sludge hampering rescue operations, says NDRF August 2, 2014

    Rescue operations are in full swing in Pune's Ambegaon Taluka after a landslide swept away 40 homes in the area. The death toll has now risen to 82, while 100 people are still feared to be trapped under the mud and debris. The National Disaster Relief Force is finding it...
  • Acid attack survivor Monica Singh to study at Parsons in New York August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Monica Singh, a 28yearold acid attack survivor has achieved her goal and is set to pursue her course in fashion designing from the prestigious Parsons The New School for Designs in New York. Monica thanked CNNIBN for helping her raise the amount to achieve her dreams. Monica wanted...
  • I want to thank CNN IBN for supporting me and my cause, says acid attack survivor, Monica August 1, 2014

    28yearold Monica Singh, an acid attack survivor, thanks CNNIBN for the relentless Go Monica campaign. The donations that poured in from across the globe after CNN IBN launched a campaign to help Monica realise her dream, has enabled her to accumulate almost 44,000 dollars and counting. "I am overwhelmed to...
  • Go Monica Campaign helps acid attack survivor to pursue her education August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The relentless Go Monica campaign by CNN IBN, to accumulate enough funds for acid attack survivor Monica Singh to help her pursue her studies, has finally bore fruits. Monica has managed to collect the funds required to pursue her education at New York's Parsons School of Design. The donations...
  • Air Algerie crash: No survivors; black box found at site July 25, 2014

    Paris: French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people. France's interior minister said on Friday that terrorism cannot be excluded as a cause for the tragedy, though it was likely due to...
  • Acid attack survivor Monica Singh to study at her dream New York fashion designing institute July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The story of 28yearold Monica Singh is very inspiring. Monica is an acid attack survivor who has undergone 43 surgeries and now has a chance to study at her dream fashion designing institute in New York. About a decade ago, a man threw acid on Monica when she...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...