Emergency

  • SP leader escapes unhurt after his helicopter makes an emergency landing 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    A Samajwadi Party minister on Tuesday escaped unhurt when a helicopter in which he was travelling made an emergency landing after its engine failed in Saharanpur. Malik was going to address a political rally at Mankamau when his helicopter's engine failed but not before the pilots brought it down to...
  • Chetnaa Verma wins Glenfiddich 'Emerging Artist of the Year, 2014 Award' 07-04-2014 07:50 PM

    In an exclusive grand-finale held at Gallery Nature Morte, The Oberoi, Gurgaon, Glenfiddich and Bestcollegeart.com announced Chetnaa Verma as the winner of the third edition of "Emerging Artist of the Year, 2014 Award". In a proud moment for the country, Chetnaa Verma emerges as the winner despite a tough competition...
  • 14-year-old Indian boy tells US how to save $400 mn by changing font 30-03-2014 11:16 AM

    New York: A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with an unique plan that could help the US save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents. Suvir Mirchandani, a student in a Pittsburgh-area middle school, claimed that if the federal government used the...
  • Brazilian plane makes emergency landing with no front wheels 29-03-2014 04:32 PM

    An Avianca Airlines passenger jet safely made an emergency landing in Brasilia on Friday after its front landing gear failed to deploy, authorities said. None of the 49 passengers and crew of five on the Fokker 100 jet were injured when the plane landed on its rear wheels before lowering...
  • Bad weather forces emergency landing of Sharad Pawar's chopper 09-03-2014 09:40 PM

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's helicopter on Sunday made an emergency landing in Beed district because of bad weather, police said. The chopper made emergency landing at 3.11 pm, police said, adding that later the NCP chief left for Parbhani, where he was to attend a political meeting, by...
  • With 189 passengers onboard, Dubai-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing 08-03-2014 11:29 PM

    A Dubai-bound Air India Express flight with 189 passengers onboard on Saturday made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after it was diverted here due to technical issue. A spokesperson of the airline said all the passengers were safe and another aircraft was arranged to fly them...
  • Cops arrest Florida widow who called 911 for sex claiming 'I haven't been penetrated in years' 26-02-2014 05:48 PM

    A widow from a slightly sleepy section of Florida's West Coast was arrested on Friday after she called 911 twice in search of a cop to do 'extra duty' for her. According to reports the woman called 911 and said that she had had a fight with her son who...
  • Watch: Police officers shown 'Super-Sexy CPR' ad while being trained in first aid 20-02-2014 03:17 PM

    Senior police officers had to apologise after officers were shown a steamy lingerie ad featuring scantily-clad models during a session on first aid. Spanish cops were in to learn a few resuscitation techniques when they saw the clip of a hot blonde performing mouth-to-mouth on another model. The racy video,...
  • Deadly winter storm grips southeastern US, emergency declared 13-02-2014 11:53 AM

    A deadly winter storm gripped the southeastern United States on Wednesday, crippling travel, grounding flights, knocking out power to 363,000 customers and encasing magnolia and palmetto trees in ice. The weather was blamed for at least 13 deaths in the region, including three people killed when an ambulance transporting a...
  • OMG: Woman on board a Delta flight was so horny that the pilot had to make an emergency landing 11-02-2014 12:49 PM

    Being aroused is one thing - it can happen to anyone, anytime. But, how many of us have had planes make emergency landings because of our horniness? Well, this case sure is a first in that category. A woman who was on board a Delta flight from Baltimore-Washington to Salt...
  • Thailand: State of emergency begins, pro-government leader shot during protest 22-01-2014 04:37 PM

    A prominent pro-government leader on Wednesday was shot and injured in northeastern Thailand, fueling tensions in the deeply divided country as defiant opposition supporters stepped up their protest to oust Premier Yingluck Shinawatra despite emergency rule imposed in the capital. "Red Shirt" movement leader Kwanchai Praipana, who played a key...
  • 60-day emergency rule imposed in Thailand to quell anti-government protests 21-01-2014 07:32 PM

    Thailand on Tuesday imposed a 60-day state of emergency in the capital and surrounding areas to quell violent anti-government protests aimed at forcing embattled premier Yingluck Shinawatra from office. "The cabinet decided to invoke the emergency decree to take care of the situation and to enforce the law," Deputy Prime...
  • BCCI call Emergent Meeting in Chennai on Jan 23 17-01-2014 09:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board has called an Emergent Meeting of its members in Chennai on January 23 but the affiliated units are unaware about the agenda of the meeting. At least two affiliated units confirmed that they have indeed received a circular from the BCCI headquarters about the...
  • Plane makes emergency landing on New York highway 05-01-2014 09:34 AM

    New York: A small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway on Saturday, resulting in minor injuries to the three members onboard and backing up a traffic on the major thoroughfare, emergency officials said. The single-engine plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in the borough...
  • Free ambulance service for pregnant women from Jan 18, announces CMO 04-01-2014 03:51 PM

    A free of cost ambulanceservice dedicated to pregnant women will be started fromJanuary 18 in the district, the Chief Medical Officer said here in Gorakhpur on Saturday. The special vehicle will have two trained women staff totackle any emergency while taking pregnant women to healthcentres. The ambulance will also have...
  • Raje government announes pension for MISA detainees 04-01-2014 09:59 AM

    The Rajasthan government on Friday announced the relaunch of a scheme in which the state will give pension to those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during the Emergency. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Raje had announced...
  • Government decides to re-start pension to those detained during Emergency 03-01-2014 11:09 PM

    The Rajasthan government on Friday decided to re-start pension to those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during the Emergency in 1975-77. In a Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje decided to re-start the scheme, which was stopped by the erstwhile Congress government, Medical and Health Minister...
  • South Sudan President declares state of emergency ahead of talks 02-01-2014 12:32 PM

    The president of south Sudan has declared a state of emergency in two states on Wednesday even as the government and rebel groups meet to end a two-week-old conflict. ...
  • Srinagar: Fire in Hazratbal area damages 14 houses 30-12-2013 04:39 PM

    At least 14 residential houses and two boats were damaged in a devastating fire in Hazratbal area in the outskirts of the city on Monday, officials said. Fire broke out in a house at Dhobi Ghat locality in the vicinity of holy Hazratbal shrine on the banks of Dal Lake...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara wins ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year award 13-12-2013 01:19 PM

    Dubai: Rising Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara bagged the 'Emerging Cricketer of the Year' trophy as India had to be content with just two winners in the ICC Annual awards announced on Friday, in which Australian captain Michael Clarke clinched the top honours. "Australia captain Michael Clarke was today announced as...
  • Pakistan to put Musharraf on trial for high treason 17-11-2013 10:20 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday announced its decision to try embattled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for high treason for imposing emergency rule in 2007, making him the first individual to be tried under the offence, punishable by death or life imprisonment. "Following the judgement of the Supreme Court and a...
  • Delhi-NY Air India plane diverted to Tashkent due to medical emergency 09-11-2013 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: An Air India plane to New York from here with 253 people on board was diverted to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, due to a medical emergency. The national carrier's non-stop flight AI-101 took off at its scheduled time from Delhi airport at 1.30 AM with 241 passengers...
  • Bushfires push Australian region in state of emergency 21-10-2013 11:13 AM

    Australian region of New South Wales is in a state of emergency following over 56 bushfires burning across the state, of which 12 are reportedly out of control. Authorities warned of an "unparallelled fire emergency" and a "potential mega-fire" across hundreds of kilometres, media reports said on Monday. Huge fires...
  • IAF aircraft makes emergency landing in North East Delhi 06-10-2013 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: A two seater Indian Air force plane made an emergency landing in the Shastri park area of North East Delhi on Sunday. No one has been injured in the incident. The pilots landed the plane at a ground near the new Usmanpur police station. The aircraft flown by...
  • Twitter launches Twitter Alerts, emergency alerts for phones 26-09-2013 06:30 AM

    New York: Twitter is launching an alerts feature that lets US users receive emergency notices as text messages. Alerts are available from the American Red Cross, the Centers for Disease Control, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other federal and local groups. If users sign up to receive Twitter alerts...
  • Dell to focus on expanding sales capacity, emerging markets 15-09-2013 11:00 AM

    New York: Dell Inc Chief Executive Michael Dell said in an interview with CNBC on Friday the focus of the company, which he is taking private, will include expanding sales capacity and growing in emerging markets and tablets. Dell, who won a battle with activist Carl Icahn to win control...
  • Turkey spends over $700 million for Syrian refugees 30-08-2013 03:15 AM

    Turkey has spent about $736 million to shelter Syrian refugees, whose number has exceeded 200,000, the government statistics have revealed. According to the data released by the Prime Ministry 's Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate, Turkey has spent the money on medical services, food and other types of humanitarian aid...
  • Victorious India Under-23 cricket team return home 28-08-2013 10:15 PM

    Suryakumar-led India Under-23 team defeated Pakistan in the final to lift the ACC Emerging Teams Cup in Singapore. ...
  • India hammer Pakistan by 9 wickets to win U-23 ACC Emerging Teams Cup 25-08-2013 03:02 PM

    A skillfull Indian team put up an all-round show to lift the Under-23 Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Teams Cup as they overwhelmed Pakistan by 9 wickets at the Kallang Ground in Singapore on Sunday. Pakistan, who chose to bat, were bundled out for a paltry 159 thanks to Baba...