Operations

  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti 2 days ago

    President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said that she did not want to criticize anyone when it came to rescue operations in Kashmir. "The only point is that its unimaginable what has happened, we need everyone to help us," said Sayeed. ...
  • Light rain hampered rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir: NDRF 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, 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 2-3 days." ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • J&K floods: People have been stranded for over a week, hostility expected, says IAF 4 days ago

    There have been incidents of stone pelting in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle spoke to Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh who said that resentment from disgruntled locals is expected in such difficult circumstances. ...
  • J&K floods: Many stranded people reluctant to leave their homes 4 days ago

    Even as rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. For those who don't want to leave their homes, authorities said they are concentrating more on providing...
  • J&K floods: Army ensures food, drinking water availability to people 4 days ago

    en as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. For those who don't want to leave their homes, authorities said they are concentrating more...
  • J&K floods: Oil installations under water, IOC airlifts aviation fuel to aid air sorties 5 days ago

    Certain oil installations in the flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir are under water, oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed the media on Thursday. However, to deal with any adverse eventuality, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has airlifted aviation fuel (ATF) to Srinagar to aid air sorties to the marooned valley. ...
  • Things will be better in 3-4 days: Army Chief 5 days ago

    79 transport aircraft and helicopters of Indian Air Force and Army Aviation Corp have been pressed into service. Army has deployed 329 columns of its personnel for rescue and relief operations, in which 244 columns deployed in Srinagar region and 85 columns in Jammu region. 135 Army bauts and 148...
  • Jammu floods: Focus now on relief operations and restoring connectivity 6 days ago

    While the situation in Srinagar remains grim, the focus in Jammu and Kashmir has now shifted to relief operations. Efforts are being made to restore connectivity in the region, despite the massive destruction. ...
  • J&K floods: Situation still grim in Srinagar, rescue operations are in full swing 6 days ago

    As the armed forces stepped up rescue operations in beleaguered Jammu and Kashmir, IAF rescue personnel outlined the grim situation in the state stating that Srinagar continues to be in a bad state with water levels still quite high. 90 sorties and 13 helicopters have been flown into Srinagar to...
  • CNN-IBN helps NIT Srinagar student to reach out his mother 6 days ago

    About 4000 students have are stranded in NIT Srinagar. A student, Karthik, communicates to his mother through CNN-IBN. All communication lines have gone dis functional after floods. ...
  • J&K: Massive rescue operations underway; IAF airlifts stranded 1 week ago

    More than 42,000 people have been evacuated in flood-ravaged 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. ...
  • Poonch: Army constructs make-shift bridges to restore road links 1 week ago

    The floods have destroyed all road and rail links in Kashmir valley. The Indian Army deployed in the rescue operations have constructed make-shift bridges to restore road links in the areas of Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • J&K floods: Have rescued over 10,000 people so far, says NDRF 1 week ago

    Rescue operations are on in full swing in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. While over 23,000 people have been rescued, lakhs are still waiting to be rescued. ...
  • J&K floods: People stranded in Srinagar plead for help 1 week ago

    Over 7 lakh people are still stranded in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Floods continue to wreak havoc as people plead for help. ...
  • J&K floods: 4 BSF jawans rescued from near the border, says Army commando 1 week ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Army commando Dharam Pal talked about the ongoing relief operations being conducted in Jammu. "The toughest thing was that there was no place to carry out the rescue operations. We weren't able to land anywhere. We rescued 4 BSF jawans from near the border," said...
  • J&K floods: 870 people evacuated from Jammu September 8, 2014

    Rescue operations by the Army and Indian Air Force continue in Jammu and Kashmir where floods have left over 150 people dead and lakhs affected. Air Commodore Prashant Patange said, "This morning weather was supportive and we were able to fly in Rajouri-Poonch sector. 870 people have been evacuated." ...
  • Watch: Aerial survey of flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir September 8, 2014

    The Army and Air Force are leading the rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle took an aerial survey on board an Indian Air Force aircraft. ...
  • J&K: 8,000 people evacuated, says Brigadier Ali Adil Mahmood September 7, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Brigadier Ali Adil Mahmood said that the army had already evacuated over 8,000 people in Kashmir. "Bad weather is hampering flying of sorties. Rescue operations are on," said Mahmood. ...
  • Suspected IM operative arrested in Western UP September 6, 2014

    Suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Azaz Sheikh has been arrested in Western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The 27-year-old was allegedly in-charge of the outfit's tech and hawala operations. He is wanted for several blasts across India. ...
  • Focus is on rescue operations, says Omar Abdullah September 6, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that rehabilitation operations were his prime focus. "Our focus is on rescue operations now. More than 80 people have lost their lives in the rain havoc across J&K," said Omar. ...
  • Pune landslide: Biggest challenge to remove mud to further rescue operations, say NDRF August 1, 2014

    National Disaster Relief Force personnel confessed on Thursday that the biggest challenge facing them is the removal of the slush and mud in the absence of sophisticated instrument. Talking to CNN-IBN, one official said that 30 per cent of the removal of slush has been done, and they will start...
  • Pune Landslide: Centre will provide whatever help is necesssary, says Javadekar July 30, 2014

    As relief operations are underway in Pune to rescue the 170 people trapped after heavy rainfall triggered a massive landslide in the area, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that the first priority is to figure out if there any survivors and then rescue them. Javadekar said that the government will...
  • Heavy rains affecting rescue operation: Shivaji Rao Patil July 30, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Rao Patil said that heavy rains were affecting rescue operations. 40 houses had come under the landslide. He informed that they would soon be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation. ...
  • News 360: A CRPF soldier turns whistleblower June 26, 2014

    In shocking revelations, a CRPF commando of the elite CoBRA battalion, Sujoy Mandal has told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation. When the commando questioned why SOP was not being followed, the Deputy Commandant dismissed his apprehensions. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • 'Will take action against perpetrators of Golden temple clashes' June 6, 2014

    Sri Akal Takht member Giani Gurbachan Singh said that many people were injured in the clashes in the Golden Temple. Some anti-social forces sparked the violence. "We will investigate the case and take strict action against the perpetrators," he added. Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden...
  • Amarinder Singh condemns Golden Temple clashes, says SGPC must act responsibly June 6, 2014

    Congress leader Amarinder Singh said, "Such incidents should not have happened and it is the duty of SGPC to ensure the security of the temple." Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden Temple premises between two groups on the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. ...
  • What happened is unfortunate, but police shouldn't enter Golden Temple: SAD MP on clashes June 6, 2014

    Fifteen people have been detained after clashes broke out in the Golden Temple during a ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. Clashes broke out between the Golden Temple task force workers and supporters of the SAD (Amritsar) MP Simranjeet Singh Mann. ...