I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff
I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 World Cup was a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with Ian Botham.

Jodhpur missing girl rescued

A missing girl, who had allegedly eloped with a 22-year-old youth two months ago, was rescued today, police said. The police swung into action after a Rajasthan High Court order on a habeas corpus petition filed by the girl`s father.

Bangladesh coastguard rescues 300 migrants stranded at sea

The Bangladesh coastguard today rescued a stricken boat in the Bay of Bengal packed with 300 nationals who were trying to flee to Malaysia, an official said.

Chinese, Filipino kidnapped in Malaysia rescued

A Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker have been rescued nearly two months after they were abducted from a resort off Borneo island, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Friday.

7 minor boys rescued from being trafficked

Seven minor boys were rescued while being trafficked in Odisha`s Rayagada district and a middle-man allegedly involved in child trafficking racket was arrested, the police said today.

Child falls into uncovered hole, rescued in Chandigarh

A two-and-half-year old boy fell into a 15-foot deep uncovered hole in an under-construction housing colony of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in sector 32 here on Tuesday, police said.

Saudi forces free woman imprisoned 3 years by family

Saudi authorities have freed a woman who was held captive for three years by her relatives over a family dispute, an official human rights organisation said on Monday.

Blackbucks rescued by forest officials

Three blackbucks were rescued by forest officials near Tara Tarini Temple in Ganjam district of Odisha, officials said on Tuesday.

Two Manipuri girls rescued from Bangalore

Two Manipuri girls, who were allegedly trafficked to Bangalore on the pretext of being provided with jobs as beauticians, have been rescued by an NGO.

Jammu-based IAF`s unit rescued 690 in Uttarakhand

Warriors of IAF`s 130 Helicopter Unit(HU), based in Jammu, flew 74 sorties ferrying 789 people, including stranded pilgrims, in rain-devastated Uttarakhand.

U`khand floods: 157 of 671 TN pilgrims rescued, reach Chennai

Tamil Nadu govt said 157 of the total 671 pilgrims from the state, stranded in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, have returned home and officials have established contact with over 380 persons still awaiting return.

Haryana floods: 52 stranded villagers rescued

Yamunanagar: Fifty-two people, including 15 children, stranded on a tract of land in Haryana`s Yamunanagar district due to floods triggered by heavy rains, were rescued on Monday.

Abducted NRI girl rescued in Uttar Pradesh

A 20-year old NRI girl who was abducted from Delhi nearly a fortnight ago, was rescued from Talheri village of Saharanpur district, police said.

Odisha: Kidnapped 9-year old girl rescued

The girl was kidnapped in front of her school at Vyas Nagar town on Friday afternoon and the kidnappers had demanded Rs 10 lakh for her release.

Bihar: 10 children rescued by police

Ten children from Bihar have been rescued here and three persons arrested in this connection.

Arunachal Pradesh: Tea garden manager rescued

C N Pandey, the manager of Sati Tea Estate at Piyom under Namsai sub-division in Lohit district, was kidnapped at gunpoint from his home.

UP: Abducted three-year-old boy rescued

A three-year-old boy, allegedly kidnapped by his relatives, was on Friday rescued by police from Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh.

Boat capsizes off Christmas Island, 120 rescued

Over 120 people were rescued when a ship carrying around 150 people capsized north of Christmas Island in the waters between Australia and Indonesia.

Recluse sisters now in stable condition: Doctors

Mamta (30) and her sister Neerja (28), apparently suffering from depression, had not ventured out of their house in Rohini for about six years.

108 children rescued from industrial units, 25 arrested

In a major crackdown, city police on Thursday rescued 108 children working in small scale industry units in Madanpura area of south Mumbai and arrested 25 persons for allegedly employing them.