Borewells

  • Madurai: Indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old 17-04-2014 11:24 AM

    It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu. For M Manigandan, who along with his team is involved in operations to save children who...
  • Three persons suffocate to death in a borewell 16-04-2014 08:07 AM

    Three persons were on Tuesday suffocated to death due to suspected poisonous gas emitted from a borewell where they roped down to repair a motor in Sheeshwara village in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said. Ramesh, Preetam, and Bhagwat, all in the age of 35 years, died due to gas...
  • Rajasthan: Boy falls in borewell, rescue work on from past 20 hours 07-01-2014 12:37 PM

    Churu: The rescue operation of a two-and-a-half-year-old boy, who fellinto a 200-feet deep borewell in Rajasthan's Churu district is on from past 20 hours. However, the rescue team has failed to make any progress as the child has not shown any signs of movement. A parallel tunnel of up to...
  • 2-year-old falls into 200-feet deep borewell, Army called in for rescue 07-01-2014 10:45 AM

    A two-and-a-half-year-old boy fellinto a 200-feet deep borewell in Rajasthan's Churu districtfollowing which Army personnel were pressed into service torescue the trapped child. The boy, Radheshyam, fell into the borewell on Monday eveningwhile he was trying to cross over the open shaft which wascovered with a sack, the police said...
  • Nine-year-old boy's body pulled out of borewell 10-08-2013 06:45 PM

    The body of a nine-year-old boy, who fell into a 200-feet borewell in Rajasthan's Karauli district on Wednesday, was pulled out on Saturday. Chotu could not be saved despite efforts and the team of rescuers managed to pull the body out of the borewell through a special hook, Superintendent of...
  • Rajasthan: 9-year-old boy who fell into the 200-feet borewell dies 10-08-2013 04:55 PM

    Jaipur: A nine-year old boy who fell into the 200-feet borewell on Wednesday in Rajasthan died on Saturday. The incident occurred when the boy was flying a kite near his house in Charda Kala village near Hindon City in Karauli district, some 200 km from Jaipur, during which he fell...
  • Rajasthan: Army to rescue boy trapped in borewell 09-08-2013 07:19 PM

    Jaipur: The Army has taken over the rescue operation of a nine-year-old boy trapped in a 200-feet borewell in Karauli district. The boy has been stuck in the borewell for the past two days and the police fear that he may have died already. "A team from the Army comprising...
  • Rains in Karauli hit rescue of 9-year-old boy stuck in a borewell 09-08-2013 10:38 AM

    As authorities tried to save 9-year-old boy on Thursday who had fallen into a 200-feet borewell while flying a kite near his house a day before, rains in Karauli hit the rescue operations severely. Even before the Army could step in, the boy was reported dead. The incident occured when...
  • Rains hamper rescue operation of 9-year-old boy stuck in borewell 08-08-2013 11:45 PM

    Incessant rains have hampered the rescue operation of a nine-year-old boy who fell into a 200-feet borewell on Wednesday afternoon while flying a kite near his house in Rajasthan. Police said the boy, named Chhotu, was flying a kite in Charda Kala village near Hindon city in Karauli district, some...
  • 9-year-old boy who fell into a 200-feet borewell dies 08-08-2013 04:30 PM

    Nine-year-old boy who fell into a 200-feet borewell while flying a kite near his house died on Thursday. The boy was flying a kite near his house in Charda Kala village near Hindon City in Karauli district, some 200 km from Jaipur, when he fell into the borewell about 3...
  • Efforts on to rescue 9-year-old boy who fell in a 200-feet borewell 08-08-2013 12:48 PM

    A rescue operation has been launched in Rajasthan to save a nine-year-old boy who fell into a 200-feet borewell while flying a kite near his house, officials said on Thursday.Chhotu has been stuck inside the borewell for the past 20 hours, they added. According to a senior police officer, the...
  • Haryana: 4-year-old girl rescued from borewell 30-05-2013 11:33 AM

    Palwal: A four-year-old girl who had fallen into a borewell in Balai village of Palwal in Haryana on Wednesday night was finally taken out after an eight-hour long rescue effort by Army personnel. The incident occurred in Palwal district of Haryana where Tanu's family had come to her maternal grandmother's...
  • 4-year-old girl falls into borewell in Haryana 29-05-2013 11:40 PM

    Palwal: A four-year-old girl on Wednesday fell into a 200-ft deep borewell while playing, police said. The child had come to her maternal uncle's home at Amarpur village along with her mother, they said. The district administration and police personnel have reached the spot and efforts are on to rescue...
  • TN: Girl pulled out from borewell after 14 hours, declared dead 28-04-2013 08:54 AM

    Karur: A seven-year old girl, who fell into a newly dug deep borewell in a farm land in the district, was on Saturday night pulled out after over 14-hour long intense rescue efforts but doctors declared her dead at a hospital. Muthulakshmi, who fell into the improperly closed 900-feet borewell...
  • TN: 7-year old pulled out from borewell after 14 hours 28-04-2013 01:14 AM

    Karur: A seven-year old girl who fell into a deep borewell in a farm land in the district, was on Saturday night pulled out, ending the about 14-hour long intense rescue efforts, police said. Muthulakshmi, who fell into the improperly closed 900-feet borewell at Suryapalli village, about 50 km from...
  • TN: 7-year old girl falls into borewell; rescue efforts on 27-04-2013 10:26 PM

    Tiruchirappalli: A seven-year-old girl on Saturday fell into a deep borewell at a village in neighbouring Karur district, about 120 km from Tiruchirappalli, and intense efforts to rescue her continued, police said. Muthulakshmi, whose parents are farm labourers from Dindigul district, was playing in the farm land at Suryapalli when...