Massive rescue operations has been continuing in the flood-hit area of Jammu and Kashmir. Over 76000 has been rescued and lakhs still remain stranded.
Nearly 400 people are still stranded in southwest China`s Yunnan Province after a 5.9 magnitude quake hit the region that killed at least five people, officials said on Sunday.
Over 800 out of the over 1,300 people from Karnataka stranded in Uttarakhand have been rescued so far, an official statement said on Tuesday.
Priests at Goa`s churches will appeal for donations during Sunday mass for relief and rehabilitation work in Uttarakhand, where floods have caused havoc, leaving hundreds of people dead and several thousand stranded.
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.
Indian Air Force on Wednesday came to the rescue of 75 more stranded people, including women and children, from Kargil town of Ladakh region.
Eleven Indian workers, who were duped by a construction firm in Saudi Arabia, have been stranded in Riyadh, with their cases pending in labour courts for over a year.
The foreigners were flown in a C-130 Hercules
transport aircraft from Gilgit town to Chaklala airbase in
Maoist leaders were stranded in a western district
because of a strike enforced by the former combatants.
The IAF today launched fresh operation by ferrying 550 passengers including 300
civilians between the two capital cities.
Over 3,100 vehicles, mostly trucks and tankers are stranded on the 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway due to snowfall and landslides.
A number of employees of
Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant are stranded inside the
complex due to the ongoing stir by anti-KNPP activists.
The international Red Cross
expressed concern over the stranded migrants.
Punjab Minister for local bodies
Manoranjan Kalia, three BJP leaders and eight other people
were stranded for over half an hour in a lift at the Forest
The main opposition party PDP
along with a member of the ruling NC staged a dharna in
the J&K Legislative Assembly demanding airlifting of stranded
persons from areas of North Kashmir.
Rail movement on the Delhi-Howrah route was Monday disrupted and nearly a dozen trains were stranded following a gap in the railway track in Bharthana area here, a senior officer said.
Lily Allen faced the prospect of sleeping at an airport Saturday night.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has
sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention to ensure
safe return of Haj pilgrims from the state who, he said, are
stranded at the Jeddah airport.
Nearly 4,500 passengers and crew
on a seven-day cruise to the Mexican Riviera were stranded off
the coast of Mexico after an engine room fire cut power to
Britain`s newest nuclear submarine,
which became stranded on a sandbank off the coast of Scotland
last month, has now been damaged in a collision with a tug
that came to rescue it, the Navy said.
Day in Pics: 23rd October
Showbiz World - October 23, 2014
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