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Woman gives birth to boy aboard NDRF boat in flood rescue

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 01:41

A woman on Saturday gave birth to a child while being rescued from flood by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel in Uttar Pradesh`s Baharaich district.

No immediate threat of flood in Kosi: Centre

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 14:13

There is no immediate threat of flood in the Kosi river but the central government is regularly monitoring the situation through the National Crisis Management Committee, a home ministry statement said Monday.

Pune landslide: 130 bodies pulled out so far from Malin debris

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 09:32

Rescuers have pulled out 130 bodies so far from the muddy debris at the disastrous landslide site at Malin, district officials said here on Monday.

Kosi floods: SSB alerts border posts along Nepal in Bihar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 22:46

Government has put on alert troops of border guarding Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in view of the impending Kosi floods in Bihar even as the paramilitary force has moved its critical equipment and ammunition to interior areas from the frontier.

Kosi floods: No change in flow of water in Bihar, Centre sends essential supplies

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 19:51

Kosi floods — As the situation in Bihar worsens due to floods in the river Kosi Centre on Sunday rushed in essential supplies, relief teams and put on standby several aircrafts to deal with any emergency.

Fear of 2008-like flood fuels panic in Bihar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 13:45

Thousands of people in Bihar Sunday were panicky and feared a repeat of the worst floods in the Kosi plains in 2008 after a drastic rise in the water level of the Kosi river.

Pune village landslide: Toll rises to 82, nearly 130 still trapped

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 09:18

Maharashtra`s worst landslide disaster in Malin village of Pune district has claimed the lives of 82 people, half of them women, officials said here Saturday. Another estimated 130 villagers are still trapped or missing.

Pune landslide: Infant`s cries alert NDRF personnel to rescue mom, child

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 23:01

Amidst the chaos of the disastrous landslide which wiped out Malin village off the map, 3-month-old Rudra asserted his right to life, by crying and beckoning rescuers, for more than eight hours.

Pune landslide: Infant`s cries alert NDRF personnel to rescue mom and child

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:47

Amidst the chaos of the disastrous landslide which wiped out Malin village off the map, a three-month-old Rudra asserted his right to life, by crying and beckoning rescuers.

Maharashtra to raise special rescue force on the lines of NDRF

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:07

In view of the urgent need for specialised men to handle search and rescue operations, like the one being carried out in Malin, the Maharashtra government on Thursday announced setting up of a new force for the purpose.

Chennai building collapse: 2 rescued, death toll rises to 20

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:38

Nine more bodies were recovered today, taking the toll in the collapse of the under construction multi-storeyed building here to 20 while two persons were pulled out alive as the massive non-stop rescue efforts stretched into the third day.

Chennai building collapse toll at 11; Jaya blames builder, search for trapped continues

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:40

As the death toll in the 11-storey building collapse in Chennai climbed to eleven, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday visited the site of the incident and blamed the builder.