Britain says no rescue mission as does not know where IS hostages are

Britain ruled out a mission by special forces to rescue a Briton whose life was threatened in the latest execution video released by Islamic State militants, saying on Monday it did not know where he and other hostages were being held.

Uttarakhand floods: Rescue work will be completed in 2 days, says NDMA

Nearly 350 people, hit by rains and flood in Uttarakhand continue to remain untraceable, vice chairman of NDMA M Sashidhar Reddy said.

PM shocked at deaths in helicopter crash during relief ops

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed shock at the loss of lives in a helicopter crash during relief operations in flood-hit Uttarakhand.

IAF chopper on rescue mission crashes in Uttarakhand, 20 killed

A rescue chopper of the Indian Air Force is reported to have been missing in the Kedar Valley of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

IAF rescues American stranded near glacier in Leh

In what can be called a show of absolute heroism and gallantry, pilots of Leh based Helicopter Unit rescued an American national who had fallen ill during a trekking expedition and was stranded in tough glacial terrains.

US SEALs killed in Afghan crash on rescue mission

The rescue team had completed the mission, subduing the attackers who had the Rangers pinned down.

William Prince William in helicopter rescue mission

Just 48 hours after announcing his engagement to Kate Middleton, Prince William, the second-in-line to the British throne, was involved in a helicopter rescue mission on Mount Snowdon.

Obama launches rescue mission for top Democrat

US Prez has launched a last-ditch rescue mission for Democratic Senate chief Harry Reid.

Chilean miners told of long wait in `hell`

The miners won`t be rescued before Chile`s September 18 I-Day celebrations.

Two more IAF planes in rescue mission in Leh

Two Cheetah helicopters have been deployed for search of stranded people.

Rescue mission robots just got smarter

University of Missouri researchers have developed software for a robot with a laser sensor that can enter dangerous structures to assess the structure’s stability and locate any remaining people.