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  • Chennai cab operators told to do background check on all drivers 1 week ago

    Chennai police have also begun a verification process of taxi operators and have asked cab companies to maintain a database of drivers and to conduct background checks. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: 13 CRPF personnel killed by Naxals in yet another offensive in Chintagufa December 1, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: The eye of the cyclone will make landfall soon, says Met official October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is very close to the Visakhapatnam coast. "The eye of the cyclone will make landfall soon," said Met department official. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Eye of the storm approaches the coast of Andhra Pradesh October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is very close to the Visakhapatnam coast. "The eye of the storm is approaching the coast of Andhra Pradesh," said IMD official. More than lakh people have been evacuated and relief operations are on. ...
  • Kashmir lest we forget October 8, 2014

    It's been a month since floods lashed Jammu and Kashmir. Some areas in Srinagar are still waterlogged with water levels as high as 3 to 5 feet. ...
  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations September 23, 2014

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti September 14, 2014

    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 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 floods: Rescue operations underway in Srinagar September 13, 2014

    The situation in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir continues to be critical and all efforts are being made to pull out all victims from this situation. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 12, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop 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: Army IAF, NDRF working day and night, rescue operations underway September 12, 2014

    With a week passed, many areas of flood hit state of Jammu and Kashmir are still under the water. NDRF, Army and Air Force are working day and night to evacuate stranded people from various areas. ...
  • J&K floods: People have been stranded for over a week, hostility expected, says IAF September 12, 2014

    There have been incidents of stone pelting in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNNIBN'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 September 11, 2014

    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 September 11, 2014

    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 September 11, 2014

    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 34 days: Army Chief September 10, 2014

    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 September 10, 2014

    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 September 10, 2014

    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...
  • CNNIBN helps NIT Srinagar student to reach out his mother September 9, 2014

    About 4000 students have are stranded in NIT Srinagar. A student, Karthik, communicates to his mother through CNNIBN. All communication lines have gone dis functional after floods. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Poonch: Army constructs makeshift bridges to restore road links September 9, 2014

    The floods have destroyed all road and rail links in Kashmir valley. The Indian Army deployed in the rescue operations have constructed makeshift 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 September 9, 2014

    Rescue operations are on in full swing in floodhit 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 September 9, 2014

    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 September 9, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, 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 RajouriPoonch sector. 870 people have been evacuated." ...
  • Watch: Aerial survey of floodhit Jammu and Kashmir September 8, 2014

    The Army and Air Force are leading the rescue and relief operations in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. CNNIBN'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 6, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, 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 27yearold was allegedly incharge 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 CNNIBN, 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. ...