SURVIVORS

  • Nepal Earthquake: Indian trekker rescued from Mt Makalu Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Miracle survivors: Stories that lift the spirit of quake-hit Nepal 2 days ago

    It has been a week since 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal in which thousands of people have lost their lives and over 6,00,000 houses have destroyed. Here we bring to you some miraculous stories of survivors that life the spirit of a quake-hit country. ...
  • Very relieved to be safe, says an Everest avalanche survivor 3 days ago

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor spoke to mountaineers who were at the base camp at Mount Everest when an avalanche struck after the earthquake. "We had no time to run or hide, didn't know what to do. The only thought I had was that it is all over," said one such survivor. ...
  • Nepal earthquake: Rescuers struggle to locate survivors 4 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...
  • Outrage after Pakistan sends beef masala as relief material to quake-hit Nepal 5 days ago

    Kathmandu: Already battling with the widespread devastation of the earthquake, Nepal is upset with Pakistan over packets of "beef masala" that they sent as part of the relief material. According to a report in United Kingdom's "Daily Mail", Pakistan sent beef meat as a part of its relief material. Nepal...
  • Nature seems to be against us: rain hampers Nepal rescue teams 5 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...
  • 5-month-old baby rescued from debris after Nepal quake 5 days ago

    Bhaktapur: Amidst the despair and gloom in Nepal, a miracle survivor has been rescued from the rubble. A 5-month-old baby boy was rescued from under the debris after the massive earthquake in Nepal on Saturday. The infant was rescued by the Nepalese Army and is reported to be in stable condition. Initial examinations...
  • Nepal earthquake survivors recall the horror of that fateful day 1 week 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 April 27, 2015

    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 April 26, 2015

    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...