AIRLIFTED

  • J&K: Massive rescue operations underway; IAF airlifts stranded September 9, 2014

    More than 42,000 people have been evacuated in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir which has witnessed worst floods in six decades. Nearly 200 hundred people have lost their lives and lakhs have been stranded in the floods, landslides and house collapses triggered by torrential monsoon rains since September 2. ...
  • J&K: 108 jawans airlifted from border out posts September 6, 2014

    Jammu: Indian Air Force and Army Aviation Choppers airlifted 108 BSF and Army men from forward Border Out Posts (BoPs) as floods have badly hit security infrastructure along IndoPak border. "A total of 108 BSF and Army jawans were evacuated from various marooned BoPs and forward posts along IndoPak border...
  • Watch: Woman airlifted as she was stranded on a rock amid rising water level September 25, 2013

    A woman was rescued from a water body in Silvasa, Daman, where she was stranded on a rock with the water level rising gradually. The locals informed the authorities after which a coast guard helicopter airlifted her out of the water. ...
  • 50 injured as bus overturns on a major highway in US August 23, 2013

    As many as 50 people were injured when a tour bus overturned on a major highway to east Los Angeles, the most populous city in the US state of California, on Thursday morning, authorities said. The bus rolled over around 10 am local time near Irwindale Avenue along the Foothill Freeway,...
  • Eight injured in Maha Kumbh Mela fire airlifted to Delhi January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Eight persons, who were injured in a fire at Maha Kumbh Mela, were airlifted to Delhi on an air ambulance of Indian Air Force (IAF) for emergency medical attention. "IAF immediately pressed into service an AN32 aircraft (modified air ambulance) from Agra on requisition to airlift eight severely...
  • J&K: IAF airlifts 170 stranded passengers January 10, 2013

    Srinagar: Nearly 170 stranded passengers were airlifted between Kargil and the twin capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu by the Indian Air Force (IAF), an official spokesman said on Wednesday. "As many as 169 stranded passengers were airlifted between Kargil, Srinagar and Jammu in AN32 Kargil Courier," the spokesman said. He said...
  • 'No medical reason to shift Delhi gangrape survivor' December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: As the young paramedic student battles for her life at a hospital in Singapore, where she was airlifted on Wednesday night, doubts have been raised as to why the gangrape survivor was shifted there for treatment. "There must be a lot of considerations as to why she was moved...
  • Punjab to get injured African student airlifted to Delhi August 6, 2012

    Chandigarh: The Punjab government said on Sunday it will bear the expenses of airlifting an injured Burundian student to Delhi for his onward journey home. The young man is in coma since he was assaulted in the state in April. A spokesman of the Punjab chief minister's office said the state...
  • IAF requests US for 6 more C130J airlifters October 29, 2011

    New Delhi/Washington: India has asked the United States for another six Lockheed Martin C130J Super Hercules special operations aircraft under a governmenttogovernment foreign military sales (FMS) deal. The request was conveyed recently, and in Washington, the Department of Defence (DoD) notified the US Congress Oct 27 for approval as mandated by...
  • Indians worried about their families in Libya February 26, 2011

    While a private airline brought back some Indian women, they're worried as they don't know where their husbands are. ...