CAMPS

  • NDA government under fire from opposition over alleged forced conversion by RSS offshoot in Agra 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A major row has erupted over the alleged conversion of 100 Muslims in Agra by an offshoot of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). The Dharma Jagran cell of the RSS and Bajrang Dal have claimed that they have re-converted the people to Hinduism at a mass conversion ceremony....
  • Vacation time for 98 elephants in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry December 9, 2014

    Chennai: Jumbos belonging to various temples, mutts and forest department in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will go on annual vacation on December 11-January 27, the Tamil Nadu government said on Tuesday. The 98 elephants, out of which 43 belong to temples/mutts and Nagore Dargah in Tamil Nadu and two to Puducherry...
  • Gurdaspur botched-up surgeries: Is our public healthcare system letting down the people who need it the most? December 5, 2014

    A free cataract surgery camp organized in Punjab's Gurdaspur went horribly wrong after it left 16 people blind. The Punjab government has registered cases against the doctor and the charitable institute that organised the camp. ...
  • Sixteen people lose their vision after undergoing cataract operation in an eye camp in Punjab December 5, 2014

    Gurdaspur: Barely a month after 14 women were killed due to botched up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur in Chattisgarh, 16 people have lost their eye sight after undergoing eye operation in an eye camp in Gurdaspur. The patients from Amritsar had undergone a cataract surgery at the eye camp...
  • Actress Demi Lovato's house on sale for the third time December 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Demi Lovato has put her house for sale after three failed attempts. The 22-year-old, whose best friend Miley Cyrus resides just next to the house, has put her home in Toluca Lake on the market for a fourth time, with a price tag of $2.225 million, reports tmz.com. Lovato...
  • Odisha: Cycle pumps used for tubectomy in government medical camp, probe ordered December 1, 2014

    Angul: Close on the heels of the Chhattisgarh sterilisation episode, use of cycle pumps to dilate the cervix of women during tubectomy procedures at a camp in Odisha's Angul district has come to the fore. Taking serious note of the matter, the Odisha state government has ordered an administrative probe...
  • 20 Sri Lankan refugees consume poison in Trichy refugee camp November 18, 2014

    Tiruchirappalli: Twenty Sri Lankan Tamil refugees on Tuesday consumed poison in Trichy refugee camp. They were on a hunger strike demanding relocation to another camp. They were immediately taken to the hospital and their condition is stable now. More details are awaited. ...
  • BJP holds medical camps in flood-affected Kashmir Valley October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A large number of flood-affected people in Kashmir have been provided medical facilities at camps organised by the medical cell of the BJP, the party said in a statement. The medical camps were organised over the last month since floods hit the Valley and health facilities were provided...
  • More than 2000 Bru refugees return to Mizoram October 3, 2014

    Aizawl: At least 2,136 Bru refugees have returned to Mizoram from the six relief camps in Tripura since June 21 last, state Home Department officials said. The Bru refugees entered Mizoram on their own after discontinuation of the official repatriation process and settled in different villages in Mamit district, they...
  • US calls for North Korea to shut 'evil' prison camps September 24, 2014

    New York: US Secretary of State John Kerry is calling for North Korea to shut down its "evil system" of prison camps. Kerry spoke at a gathering of foreign officials and activists on Tuesday to draw attention to the findings of a UN commission of inquiry that in February concluded that...
  • Maoist camp busted in Odisha, weapons seized September 21, 2014

    Phulbani (Odisha): A Maoist camp was neutralised and some weapons as well as naxal literature were seized after a gunbattle with security forces in a forest in Odisha's Kandhamal district today, police said. The encounter took place during a joint combing operation by the Special Operation Group (SOG) and armed police...
  • Man jumps over fence at White House, sparks evacuation September 20, 2014

    Washington: Much of the White House was evacuated on Friday after someone jumped over the fence and ran toward the executive mansion, minutes after President Barack Obama had departed. Video from the scene showed a man making it most of the way across the North Lawn and approaching the main entrance...
  • Light rain hampered rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir: NDRF September 14, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, National Disaster Response Force Deputy Inspector General JKS Rawat said, "We have established 5 medical camps. Hope to finish rescue operations in Jammu and Kashmir in the next 23 days." ...
  • J&K: Will ensure flood victims do not suffer further in winter, says government September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: All necessary steps will be taken to ensure that the floodaffected people in Jammu and Kashmir do not suffer further miseries during winter which is going to set in less than two months, the state government has said. "We are aware of the approaching winter. We will take all...
  • Jammu: Indian Army assures necessary assistance to flood victims September 10, 2014

    In the army relief camps, people with no homes and minimal hopes are surviving with the help of Army assistance and the supplies the fellow countrymen are sending across to them. ...
  • J&K flood victims face hardships at makeshift relief camps in Srinagar September 10, 2014

    Like many others, a makeshift relief camp has been set up at the Nehru helipad in Srinagar. But the evacuees claim they have not been provided with food and water for days. ...
  • J&K floods: Wrong to say that we responded once PM Modi arrived, says CM Omar Abdullah September 10, 2014

    Jammu: As Jammu and Kashmir grapples with the worst flooding in the last 50 years, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah rubbished rumours of negligence on the part of the state administration in dealing with the rescue operations as well as the provision of basic supplies to people living in relief camps....
  • J&K floods: 21,000 people evacuated, says GoC 15 Corps Subrata Saha September 9, 2014

    Subrata Saha, General officer commanding of 15 Corps, handling rescue efforts in Kashmir confirmed to CNNIBN that 21,000 people had been evacuated. He also spoke of Army's efforts to set up a broadband internet facility in rescue camps to relay information to the victim's relatives. ...
  • Police destroy Maoist camp in Odisha September 3, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Police on Wednesday destroyed a Maoist camp in Odisha's Koraput district, an official said. Inspector General of Police (Southwestern Range) Yashwant Jethwa said the camp was destroyed in a forested area near Majhiguda village under Baipariguda police station area. He said police raided the camp and engaged in a brief gun...
  • Don't mess with nuclear Russia, Vladimir Putin says August 30, 2014

    Washington: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a proKremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: "It's best not to mess with us." Putin told the assembly, on the banks of a lake near Moscow,...
  • Relief camp in Uriamghat for those affected in AssamNagaland clashes August 23, 2014

    The relief camp in Uriamghat is sheltering more than 400 families. Earlier this month, 9 villagers from Uriamghat were allegedly killed by Nagas. Blame game has erupted between Assam government and Centre over the clashes. ...
  • 'Camp XRay' trailer: Kristen Stewart is the new guard at Guantanamo Bay who strikes up an unusual friendship with a detainee August 11, 2014

    'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart has clearly put the damselindistress roles behind her. In a tough new look in the upcoming film 'Camp XRay', Stewart looks grim as the new guard at Guantanamo Bay. Directed by Peter Sattler, the film also stars Payman Maadi, Lane Garrison, J.J. Soria and John Carroll...
  • Most victims return to villages from relief camps after Kosi flood alert withdrawal August 6, 2014

    Most of the people who had taken shelter in the relief camps in Supaul, Madhepura and Saharsa district of Bihar on Wednesday returned to their villages following the withdrawal of flash flood alert in the Kosi river by the state government on Tuesday. "The 1.14 lakh people stationed in relief camps...
  • Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath July 30, 2014

    Jammu: Amid tight security, the 34th batch of pilgrims on Wednesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. As many as 409 pilgrims, including 255 men, 55 women and two children left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 12 vehicles at...
  • Assam killings: Little to celebrate for those at relief camps this Eid July 29, 2014

    Baksa: In the midst of the Lok Sabha Elections earlier this year, 38 villagers were killed by suspected Bodo militants in Assam's Baksa district. Camped in a cramped relief camp in Khagrabari village, the displaced community of Muslims has little to celebrate this Eid. The mighty Beki river has been...
  • Watch: This is what happens when you allow a toddler to lead 500 teenagers at a game of Simon Says in a camp July 28, 2014

    A 15monthold led a crowd of teenagers at Camp Rockmont in North Carolina in a game of Simon Says. Predictably, the crowd reacted in a very serious and mature manner to toddler Luke Radbill cheering, wildly waving their arms in the air and copying his every move. This pintsized...
  • Army Jawan detained for unruly behaviour in train June 22, 2014

    An army jawan was detained by the government railway police for allegedly behaving in unruly manner in a drunken state in RanchiNew Delhi Rajdhani Express at Daltongunj station in Palamau district. "A jawan of the Namkum Military Camp, Ranchi, who was travelling in the train, was detained for his disruptive conduct...
  • Overdrive: Mercedes ML63 AMG vs Porsche Cayenne Turbo June 21, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you the comparison between the Mercedes ML63 AMG and Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Also on the show, we visit Volkswagen Polo R Cup Fitness Camp. Get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Camp Grounded: What it is like inside a 'digital detox' camp June 21, 2014

    San Francisco: Tired of the social media treadmill and hoping to unplug for a couple days? Consider this fastgrowing summer camp three hours outside of San Francisco, where the first ritual involves handing over your personal electronics to volunteers in white lab coats. Camp Grounded, now in its second year, offers...
  • Riotdisplaced given 3day ultimatum to leave camps June 14, 2014

    Displaced villagers who have been living in camps on government land in neighbouring Shamli district since the Muzaffarnagar communal riots in September last year have been asked to vacate them within three days by authorities. Subdivisional Magistrate Suresh Kumar Mishra on Friday said that a team of government officials visited the...