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In Mexico, frantic rescuers keep up search for quake survivors

In Mexico, frantic rescuers keep up search for quake survivors

The 7.1 magnitude earthquake destroyed 52 buildings in the sprawling Mexican capital early afternoon on Tuesday, leaving thousands homeless and close to 300 people dead nationwide. 

Sep 23, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

The storm has displaced more than 1 million people with 44 feared dead from flooding that paralyzed Houston, swelled river levels to record highs and knocked out the drinking water supply in Beaumont, Texas, a city of about 120,000 people.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts

Uttar Pradesh floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts

Over 20 lakh people have been hit by the current spell of floods in 24 districts of the state.

 

Aug 21, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
Flood situation worsens in eastern Uttar Pradesh; Army help sought

Flood situation worsens in eastern Uttar Pradesh; Army help sought

Teams of NDRF are providing food and drinking water to the flood-hit people with the help of 169 boats.

Aug 18, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Mumbai: Girl stalked by unidentified men, police comes to rescue

Mumbai: Girl stalked by unidentified men, police comes to rescue

The woman also shot the pictures of the accused and tweeted a photograph of the two stalkers on the Mumbai police handle and later thanked police for her response.

Aug 18, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Toll in Rajasthan boat tragedy mounts to 8

The toll in the boat tragedy in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district rose to eight after seven more bodies were recovered by rescue teams this morning, an official said.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Assam: Sashastra Seema Bal Rescue Relief Teams set up at Dighalpukhri, Guwahati

Assam: Sashastra Seema Bal Rescue Relief Teams set up at Dighalpukhri, Guwahati

During the review meeting of SSB Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was appreciative of excellent services rendered by SSB in disaster relief and in the plan of raising RRTs in each sector.

Jul 30, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Ghatkopar collapse: Trapped under debris life finally won!

Ghatkopar collapse: Trapped under debris life finally won!

The case of Rajesh Doshi, a resident of the ill-fated building, underlines how survival instinct comes into play in such tragedies.

Jul 27, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

DNA: A plane landed at -100 degree celsius to rescue a worker

Watch this special segment and get to know about, how a plane landed at -100 degree celsius to rescue a worker.

Jun 24, 2016, 13:36 PM IST
Sad end for 2-year old Khushi who dies after being rescued from borewell - Watch video

Sad end for 2-year old Khushi who dies after being rescued from borewell - Watch video

Khushi was rescued from a borewell by a team of rescuers, including army personnel, after she fell into the well on Sunday.

Apr 03, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin's son rescued by forces in Pampore attack

Police evacuated around 105 employees and trainees from the Pampore-based EDI complex after militants entered the building and killed 2 CRPF personnel on Srinagar-Jammu highway.

Feb 26, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

Watch: Footage of U.S. Coast Guard rescuing three mariners

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a disabled vessel in Bristol Bay Sunday.

Sep 16, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Darjeeling landslide: Army deployed in rescue work

The Indian Army has deployed two medical and engineers task forces to carry out relief and rescue work in the landslide-hit Darjeeling hills of West Bengal where at least 30 people were killed and another dozen were reported missing, an official said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Darjeeling landslide due to poor roads: Expert

Ill-planned roads and neglect of indigenous erosion-control measures in hilly areas like in Darjeeling in West Bengal cause landslides in India, an expert said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Pressure mounts on Greece for rescue deal by June 18

Greece on Friday said it needed to clinch a deal with its EU-IMF creditors by June 18 to avert a default on its debt, as pressure mounts on Athens to give in to tough reform demands.

Jun 12, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Japan orders 5,000 to evacuate after heavy rain

Almost 5,000 people have been told to evacuate after torrential rain triggered landslides and flooding in Southern Japan.

Jun 11, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

Chinese couple saves 67 neighbours before building topples

A Chinese couple is being hailed for saving 67 neighbours, moments before a seven-storey building collapsed this week in the country's southwest.

Jun 11, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

Volcano erupts on remote Japanese island, residents flee by boat

A volcano erupted on a remote Japanese island on Friday, blasting black smoke thousands of metres into the sky and forcing residents to flee by boat and an airline to re-route flights.

May 29, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Spanish police rescue girl sold for marriage by parents

Spain police said Wednesday they had rescued an 11-year-old girl who was repeatedly raped and beaten after she was sold by her parents for marriage for 17,000 euros ($18,500).

May 27, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

British aid helicopters turned back from Nepal

Three British helicopters sent to help with rescue efforts in Nepal following a devastating earthquake are to return without being used, the British government said on Saturday.

May 16, 2015, 19:39 PM IST