RESCUE OPERATION

  • Village Saku flattened by devastating earthquake in Nepal resulting in death of over 250 people 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    Saku: An entire village named Saku has been flattened by the devastating earthquake resulting in the death of over 250 people. The village is just 30 kms away from Kathmandu are only a few new structures are standing in the area. Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday said the death toll...
  • Rain, snowfall likely to hamper rescue operations on Mount Everest 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    Rain and snowfall are likely to hamper rescue operations on Mount Everest. Around 250 trekkers have been located and are safe. They are going to wait it out for the next eight days and have plenty of food and warm water. ...
  • Nepal earthquake toll could reach 10,000, government on 'war footing', says PM 3 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and medicines. "The government is doing all it can for rescue and relief on a war footing," Koirala said in an interview. "It...
  • Earthquake toll over 4,350; Nepal PM says rescue operations not effective 6 hours 35 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in the devastating earthquake that has rocked Nepal climbed to over 4,350 on Tuesday with more than 8,000 others injured, as Prime Minister Sushil Koirala admitted that the rescue and relief operations have not been effective. Crisis loomed over quake-hit Nepal with an acute shortage of food,...
  • Dogs from India, France assisting in rescue operations in Nepal 22 hours 50 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Rescue teams on Monday deployed specially trained dogs from India, France and Spain for locating victims buried under tonnes of debris following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. A team of 15 personnel and six dogs were brought in Nepal from France and Spain to assist in the rescue operations. "These dogs...
  • Tents turn into make-shift medical centres due to shortage of emergency services in Nepal Yesterday

    3300 deaths have already been reported and more than 5000 persons have been injured in the earthquake that hit Nepal. Tents have been converted into medical centres as there is no place in the hospitals. "They are trying to give the best possible medical aid to those who have been...
  • Hundreds queue up outside Kathmandu Airport in hope to reach home Yesterday

    Hundreds of Indian nationals are getting restless at the Kathmandu Airport as they are unable to get a flight back home. People allege that they have been waiting since two days to get a flight back home. They further accuse the officials of being biased and sending only a selected...
  • Nepal earthquake survivors recall the horror of that fateful day Yesterday

    Hundreds of survivors recount the horror as they return from Nepal. "The earthquake struck right in front of us, the pillar fell down leading to a lot of chaos. We were helpless," recalled a survivor. ...
  • Nepal earthquake: Aftershocks to continue, intensity likely to reduce Yesterday

    CNN's Ivan Cabrera explains how the aftershocks that have been plaguing Nepal will continue, but the intensity is likely to reduce. "It can be anywhere in the vicinity of the original earthquake,' he said. ...
  • Nepal ambassador to India appeals for help Yesterday

    New Delhi: Nepal's ambassador to India Deep Upadhyay has thanked the international community for extending all possible help to the earthquake hit Himalayan country. Speaking to the media in New Delhi he said "the city areas are being under notice located in Kathmandu Valley. But remote areas it is quite difficult...
  • 'Demons on the mountain'; survivors recall avalanche terror Yesterday

    Kathmandu: When Khile Sherpa opened his eyes, the snow around him was bright red, drenched with blood streaming from gashes in his body from the avalanche that catapulted him across Mount Everest's base camp at lunchtime on Saturday. Khile was among the first 15 survivors flown from Everest to Kathmandu on...
  • Pakistan sends 2 planes with relief goods, field hospital to Nepal Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday sent two planes with relief goods, a field hospital and several paramedics and rescue workers to earthquake-hit Nepal. "Two C-130 aircraft of Pakistan Air Force carrying more than 50,000 lbs of relief goods arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu," Foreign Office said. The relief goods included ready...
  • Rescue team from West Bengal rushing to Nepal: Mamata Banerjee Yesterday

    Kolkata: The Nepal government has sought assistance from the West Bengal government following the devastating earthquake and Bengal is rushing a rescue team to the Himalayan kingdom, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said. Banerjee, who was on way to North Bengal told reporters at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport before...
  • Tourists from Karnataka safe in Nepal Yesterday

    Mangaluru: A nine-member group of tourists from different parts of Dakshina Kannada District in Karnataka, on a visit to Pokhara in Nepal, is safe after the massive earthquake that shook the region. The travel agency here which had arranged the trip said that it had received a call from the...
  • India will wipe tears of every Nepali, says PM Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India is with the "sisters and brothers" of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake which claimed over 1,800 lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his radio address 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday. "We will wipe the tears of every Nepali, hold their hands and...
  • Uttar Pradesh government offers help for earthquake-hit Nepal 2 days ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has assured all possible help to Nepal in the wake of the devastating earthquake and will send water, food packets and medicines to the Himalayan country. The decision was taken by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav to send 10 trucks of mineral water, 10 trucks...
  • Andhra Pradesh opens control rooms for Telugus stranded in Nepal 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday opened control rooms to provide information about Telugu people stranded in quake-hit Nepal. The control rooms have been opened in Andhra Pradesh Bhavan in New Delhi and Andhra Pradesh secretariat. The round-the-clock helpline number in Delhi is 011-23782388 while the control room number in Hyderabad...
  • UN chief Ban Ki-moon condoles deaths in Nepal earthquake 2 days ago

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condoled the deaths in Nepal after a major quake hit the Kathmandu Valley causing wide-scale destruction. Ban, on behalf of the UN, conveyed the condolences in a specially issued statement. "Our thoughts are with the people of Nepal and neighbouring countries today...
  • Yemen rescue operation one of India's biggest achievements: Arun jaitley April 9, 2015

    Bhopal: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday termed India's exercise to rescue stranded people from war-ravaged Yemen as country's "one of the biggest achievements so far". "Whatever has happened in Yemen, I think it is India's one of the biggest achievements so far. Besides Indians, we have rescued people of 32...
  • J&K: Water level in Jhelum river recedes, no rain since Monday night March 31, 2015

    Srinagar: As there has been no rainfall on Monday night in Jammu and Kashmir, the water levels of the Jhelum river are receding below the danger mark. But with the Met Department warning of heavy rainfall from April 1 to 3, the water level of Jhelum river may cross the...
  • Philippines: Manila braces for storm, as Hagupit leaves 27 dead December 9, 2014

    Dolores: Typhoon Hagupit weakened to a tropical storm as it churned close to the Philippine capital on Monday, after killing 27 people on the eastern island of Samar island where it flattened homes, toppled trees and cut power and communications. Manila shut down as Hagupit, which means "lash" in Filipino, took...
  • Window washers rescued after dangling at NYC's World Trade Center November 13, 2014

    New York: Two window washers trapped on a broken platform outside the 69th floor of New York's One World Trade Center scrambled to safety through a hole cut in the glass on Wednesday after dangling for two hours alongside the city's tallest skyscraper. Rescuers pulled the men from an oblong, open-topped...
  • Pune: 7-storey building collapses, 1 person feared trapped October 31, 2014

    Pune: A 7-storey residential building collapsed in Narhe Ambegaon in Pune. Eight families were residing in the building which is close to the Mumbai-Pune highway. Three people including a child are likely to be trapped in the debris. Rescue operations are on. Fire brigade, ambulances and police teams are at the...
  • Navy keeps relief teams, ships ready for cyclone 'Hudhud' October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy has kept teams of personnel ready for relief and rescue operations as cyclone 'Hudhud' approaches the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts, a navy official said on Friday. The naval base at Vishakhapatnam has kept on stand-by 30 diving teams of 10 personnel each ready with inflatable...
  • Bangalore: Rescue operations to locate girl washed away in drain shifts to Madiwala lake October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Search for the nine-year-old girl who slipped into an uncovered drain in Bangalore on Monday has reached Madiwala lake where the storm water drain ultimately culminates. An eight-member team of Natural Disaster Response Force will look for the girl in the lake. Massive rescue operations have been 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. ...
  • Two weeks after floods ravaged J&K, locals still await food, relief September 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Over two lakh people have been rescued in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir but the big challenge ahead was to supply food and relief to the people. The locals continue to battle with uncertainity without the basics and have accused the government of ignoring their plight. Indian Air Force...
  • J&K floods: Army refutes charges of discrimination, calls it 'malicious and insidious' September 15, 2014

    Udhampur: Refuting charges as "malicious and insidious" that preference was being given to tourists and out of state residents in their rescue efforts, Army on Monday said it is committed to the task at hand and does not discriminate on the basis of caste, religion, creed or region. "Northern Command categorically...
  • J&K floods: As flood waters recede, civic problems come to the fore September 15, 2014

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. But with the receding flood waters, civic problems have now come to the fore. Stagnant water in the state may lead to an outbreak of waterborne...