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  • Nearly 700 from Punjab, Haryana stranded in Iraq 22-06-2014 04:46 PM

    Chandigarh: Nearly 700 people from Punjab and Haryana are stuck in strife-torn Iraq, officials from both states said on Sunday. Of these, the Punjab government has submitted a list of 514 people from the state who are stuck in Iraq while Haryana officials said families of 147 people have provided...
  • Stranded Indians seek government's help 21-06-2014 04:41 PM

    The situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate, meanwhile Ranjit Jat, who is stranded in Basra, Iraq spoke to his family and assured them of his safe return within five to ten days. ...
  • Iraq crisis: Rajasthan labourer stranded, no contact since 5 days 20-06-2014 04:05 PM

    A man from Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan is stranded in war-torn Iraq and has not contacted his family for the last five days, his family claimed. Umesh Kumar, who works as a labourer in Iraq since December 2013, last contacted his family five days ago and told them that his...
  • Delhi: Metro service disrupted, commuters remain stranded at peak hours 28-02-2014 05:16 PM

    Delhi Metro services on Jahangirpuri- HUDA City Centre line were disrupted during the morning rush hours on Friday after a train developed a problem in its automatic train protection system. A train while leaving Civil Lines station at 8:58 AM could not move in ATP mode and efforts were made...
  • Syrian man stranded at Dubai airport for 16 days 25-10-2013 01:06 PM

    A Syrian man has been stranded at Dubai airport for 16 days in a case with echoes of the Tom Hanks film "The Terminal". Wasfi Tayseer Jarad has been stuck at the airport's Terminal 2 since being freed from prison after serving time for a drugs conviction and issued with...
  • Mexico: Teachers protesting over education reform block way airport for hours 06-09-2013 09:41 AM

    Teachers angry over the passage of a national education reform blocked the main approach to Mexico City's airport for more than eight hours on Thursday, forcing many people to leave their cars and rush through the streets on foot to catch flights. The teachers marched to the area in northern...
  • IAF chopper rescues five flood-hit people 29-07-2013 11:04 PM

    An IAF Mi-17 chopper on Monday rescued five people stranded in flash floods for the last two days in a village near Kota in Rajasthan. The IAF chopper took off from its home base in Jodhpur and rescued the five villagers from Pipalda village near Kota and dropped them safely...
  • All pilgrims evacuated from Badrinath 02-07-2013 09:04 PM

    The air force on Tuesday completed the last sortie to clear the pilgrims from Badrinath. ...
  • Indian Coast Guard rescues fishermen left stranded by Somali pirates 26-06-2013 10:40 AM

    Kochi: The Indian Coast Guard has rescued 16 people who were stranded at sea off the coast of the Lakshadweep islands after their fishing vessel was allegedly looted by Somali pirates. The rescued crew include 13 Iranians and 3 Pakistani nationals. The rescued people are being given relief and medical...
  • U'khand chopper crash: 20 dead, cockpit voice recorder recovered 26-06-2013 10:29 AM

    Dehradun: Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who is at Gaurikund to pay respects to those who died in Tuesday's IAF rescue chopper crash in Uttarakhand, confirmed that 20 people have died in the Mi-17 V5 crash. "Our hearts go out with the families of the those who died yesterday in...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 24-06-2013 11:57 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Are Uttarakhand rescue operations caught in political tug of war? 24-06-2013 11:50 PM

    As thousands suffer and are still awaiting relief in Uttarakhand, the political class is involved in a tug of war over the relief. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Lambagad Bridge rescue ops on, says Brigadier A Arora 24-06-2013 11:40 PM

    Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multi-agency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the flood-ravaged state. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits flood-hit Uttarakhand 24-06-2013 11:33 PM

    Gauchar: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday travelled to flood-ravaged Uttarakhand and had an overnight halt in Gauchar. The visit came amid criticism from the opposition for his absence from flood and landslide-hit Uttarakhand. Heavy rains pounded the hill state on June 16 triggering the disaster. Congress sources said...
  • Himalayan tsunami: Stories of the people who are keeping hopes alive 24-06-2013 10:20 PM

    Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multi-agency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand on Monday, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the flood-ravaged state. ...
  • Congress, BJP play politics over Uttarakhand tragedy 24-06-2013 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: As thousands suffer and are still awaiting relief in Uttarakhand, the political class is involved in a tug of war over the relief. Disaster tourism by political bosses across the spectrum, from the Congress president to the BJP chief, from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Prime Minister aspirant...
  • Uttarakhand: Rescue efforts by air hit due to bad weather 24-06-2013 09:34 PM

    Rescue efforts by air were hit on Monday due to bad weather in Uttarakhand. CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor spoke to a rescue pilot in Joshimath who said evacuation was difficult as helipads were washed away in rains. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Mammoth rescue efforts continue despite heavy rains 24-06-2013 08:42 PM

    Dehradun: Rains and fresh landslides threatened to derail the mammoth multi-agency rescue efforts in Uttarakhand on Monday, but security forces continued to evacuate those stranded across the flood-ravaged state. However, 15,000 persons are still stuck in Uttarakhand where heavy rains triggered massive landslides and flash floods a week earlier, killing...
  • IAF working round the clock to rescue people in Uttarakhand 24-06-2013 07:40 PM

    Indian Air Force pilots are working round the clock to rescue people in Uttarakhand. But winds and rain have delayed the rescue operations. ...
  • 'Army to evacuate people from Badrinath, Harsil tomorrow' 24-06-2013 07:33 PM

    Brigadier Uma Maheshwar said the Army has launched phase three of the rescue operations in Uttarakhand. "We plan to evacuate (people) from Badrinath and Harsil tomorrow," he said. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Ex-Army colonel rescues over 1500 people 24-06-2013 07:32 PM

    'Once you see plight of people anyone would do what I am doing. Things were tough, weather was not favourable, says Ex-army colonel Dua. ...
  • Rahul going to Uttarakhand as a work, not as a VVIP: Congress 24-06-2013 07:12 PM

    Congress leader Renuka Choudhary said that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is going to Uttarakhand as a work, and not as a VVIP. ...
  • AP pilgrims being discriminated against in rescue ops: TDP 24-06-2013 06:10 PM

    Hyderabad: Alleging that pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh are being discriminated against in the rescue operations, TDP has requested the Centre to arrange extra helicopters to airlift 400 pilgrims from the state stranded at Harsil near Gangotri in Uttarakhand. In a letter to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, party chief...
  • Live: Regrettable that state govt was not prepared for disaster, says Uttarakhand Governor 24-06-2013 09:21 AM

    Dehradun: 7:12 pm: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi slams state government for the lack of preparedness to deal with fatal floods. "I have been stressing on safety measures for past one year. It's regrettable that the state government was not prepared for the disaster," Qureshi says. Qureshi had written to Chief...
  • Railways to continue special trains for Uttarakhand 24-06-2013 04:15 AM

    New Delhi: Indian Railways is continuing its efforts for the evacuation of passengers stranded in Uttarakhand. Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge has been reviewing the arrangements regularly with the Railway Board and giving directions for the best possible arrangements, a government release said here. Northern Railway and its Moradabad division have...
  • Watch: Stranded people call for help from Damta near Yamunotri 18-06-2013 10:55 AM

    Ganesh, one of the tourists, is stranded at Damta near Yamunotri. People are facing a lot of problems as there is no accommodation, phones are not working except one or two. "We are running short of food and no help is coming from anywhere," he said. ...
  • Watch: Tourists stranded in Moradabad as NH-24 blocked 18-06-2013 10:22 AM

    1000 of tourists are stranded in various parts of Moradabad as National Highway 24 has been blocked. "If bridges are broken, then there should be another way to go. We are facing a lot of problems and don't know where to go," said one of the tourists. ...
  • Ship stranded for 5 months, no help extended: ABHRO 19-05-2013 02:32 AM

    Amritsar: A ship, which had got struck along with its 39 crew members, for the last several months off the shores of Mumbai port, has not been provided with fuel, provisions or any means of safe exit by the owning company, a human rights organisation alleged on Saturday. "The ship,...