RESCUE

  • 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...
  • Migrants rescued off Cyprus' north coast November 23, 2014

    Nicosia, Cyprus: About 228 migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus' northern coast, an official said on Sunday. Hasan Tacoy, transport minister of the Turkish Cypriot breakaway state in Cyprus' north, told The Associated Press that the migrants,...
  • Ahmedabad: Three-year-old girl rescued from borewell November 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A three-year-old girl, who fell into a 45-feet-deep abandoned borewell in Ghodasar area in the city on Saturday, was rescued by a team of firemen in a swift operation, officials said. "Jahnvi Hirenbhai Param, aged about three years, was today rescued from an abandoned bore-well in New Aarti society in...
  • 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...
  • Maharashtra: Police turns Good Samaritan, rushes mishap victim to hospital November 1, 2014

    Palghar: Swift action by a police official in Maharashtra's Palghar district saved the life of a woman who was knocked down by a motorcyclist. Palghar Deputy Superintendent of Police Suvez Haque was travelling in the Pan Batti area on Thursday night when a 40-year-old woman, identified as Gulab Shankar Wagath of...
  • 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...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha arrive in Visakhapatnam October 15, 2014

    More than 500 people are working to restore power and clear roadblocks in Vizag. Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha have come to Visakhapatnam. "We are helping Andhra Pradesh just like they helped us in 1999," said a rescue worker. ...
  • 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...
  • J&K government to award people, organisations for flood rescue work October 9, 2014

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to award Rs one lakh each to individuals, organisations and NGOs who displayed "exemplary courage" in rescuing people marooned in the flood-ravaged areas of the state, an official said on Thursday. "The government has decided to award 100 such individuals, organisations, stakeholders and...
  • 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. ...
  • Nearly 4 lakh still hit, flood crisis remains grim: Assam government October 4, 2014

    Guwahati: The situation in flood-hit Assam remains grim with nearly four lakh people still affected even though water levels were receding at most places in the state. According to the daily flood report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 3.74 lakh people across three districts are still grappling with...
  • 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. ...
  • Indian Coast Guard rescues 8 crew of a fishing boat September 20, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The Indian Coast Guard on Saturday rescued at least eight persons in an ill fated fishing boat that stopped operation in sea off the Devi river mouth near Puri district. The fishing boat 'Mangala maa' carrying eight crew members had gone to the mid sea for fishing and developed technical...
  • Army calls off rescue work in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The army's rescue operations under Operation Megh Rahat in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir have been called off but relief and medical assistance will continue, a defence release said on Friday. "Operation Sadbhavna activities will continue and the troops of Northern Command remain committed to provide support in close synergy...
  • J&K floods: Srinagar residents reluctant to leave home, fear dacoity September 17, 2014

    Residents of many localities of Srinagar are reluctant to leave their home as they fear their house being looted in their absence. ...
  • 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...
  • 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." ...
  • Army officer rescues his parents who were struck in J&K floods for 5 days September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: As Army, Indian Air Force and National Disaster Response Force have been working round the clock to save the life of others in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir, an officer managed to rescue his parents after five days. The officer told CNNIBN how he managed to rescue his parents who...
  • Fresh rains bring flood worries in J&K, could hamper rescue operations September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: In bad news for the relief and rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir, fresh rains on Sunday have raised worries for floods in the already ravaged state. After a few clear days, rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning lashed Srinagar and other parts of the Valley on Sunday. The river...
  • Major fire at a mine in Chandrapur; over 70 miners rescued September 14, 2014

    Chandrapur: A major fire broke out at Sinhala Mines in Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) on Sunday morning and around 70 miners trapped inside were rescued by firefighters, a senior official said. "The fire broke out at the 14th level of the 5th rise in Sinhala coal mine when the miners...
  • Snapshot: IAF rescue and relief operations in Jammu and Kashmir September 13, 2014

    As Jammu and Kashmir grapples with the worst flooding in the last 50 years, the Indian Air Force and other state apparatuses have been relentlessly trying to evacuate and rescue those trapped, amid flaring tempers and hostility from the locals. ...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Network 18 reporter turns rescuer, saves lives while reporting in J&K September 12, 2014

    A Network 18 reporter turned into a rescuer and started to help people while reporting for the Jammu and Kashmir floods. As frustrations spike with rescue operations, locals indulge in stone pelting at relief choppers. ...
  • 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: Stone pelting at relief choppers increase as frustration with rescue teams spike September 12, 2014

    As the situation aggravates in the flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir, there have been widespread reports of theft and stone pelting at the relief choppers. ...
  • Snapshot: Army spearheads relief and rescue operations in floodhit J&K September 12, 2014

    It is almost ten days since flash floods triggered by heavy rains have beem wreaking havoc in Jammu and Kashmir. With many of the areas inaccessible and out of reach, Army, Air Force and Navy personnel have been trying hard to rescue each of the stranded person and bring relief...