evacuation

Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people

Moscow on Friday faced over 130 fake bomb calls that prompted the evacuation of some 100,000 people from shopping malls, schools, railway stations and office buildings.

Oct 06, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

70,000 evacuated in Frankfurt to defuse World War II bomb

The bomb, which was dropped by the British during Allied bombing campaigns, is an aerial mine HC 4000, weighing 1.4 tonnes, reports Efe news.

Sep 03, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Thousands evacuated as Germany tackles huge WWII bombs

Thousands evacuated as Germany tackles huge WWII bombs

Around 21,000 people had to leave the area in Koblenz as the 500-kilogramme bomb was successfully defused, before the fire brigade allowed residents to return to their homes.

Sep 03, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Philippines' Luzon island, jolts buildings

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Philippines' Luzon island, jolts buildings

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit the Philippines` northern island of Luzon on Friday and was felt in the capital Manila, shaking buildings and forcing the evacuation of offices and schools.

Aug 11, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
New Zealand vs South Africa: Extraordinary scenes in Dunedin as fire alarm forced Uni Oval evacuation — VIDEOS

New Zealand vs South Africa: Extraordinary scenes in Dunedin as fire alarm forced Uni Oval evacuation — VIDEOS

The Day 3 of the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa came to a abrupt halt on Friday after the match was was interrupted due to an alarm.

Mar 10, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

Evacuation ordered in Philippines as typhoon approaches

Philippine disaster officials on Saturday ordered people living in coastal villages south of Manila to move to safer places as Typhoon Nock-ten is approaching the country.

Dec 25, 2016, 04:35 AM IST

DNA: In conversation with Akshay Kumar and Gen VK Singh

Ahead of the release of the film Airlift and the onset of Republic Day, Sudheer Chaudhary exclusively speaks with Akshay Kumar and General VK Singh on the complexities faced during evacuations.

Jan 18, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

Working towards safe evacuation of Indians from Yemen: Govt

India is coordinating with the local authorities to ensure safe evacuation of its nationals from Yemen after a sailors group claimed that 70 seamen from Gujarat are stranded in the war-torn county.

Sep 14, 2015, 22:23 PM IST
70 sailors from Gujarat stranded in crisis-hit Yemen; MEA says working on evacuation

70 sailors from Gujarat stranded in crisis-hit Yemen; MEA says working on evacuation

India on Sunday said it is taking steps to ensure safe evacuation of its nationals from Yemen after a sailors group claimed that 70 seamen from Gujarat are stranded in the war-torn county.

Sep 13, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Amsterdam hospital evacuates hundreds after pipe burst flood

Around 350 patients at one of Amsterdam's largest hospitals, including a dozen newborns, were evacuated on Tuesday after a water main ruptured and flooded the building, the hospital said.

Sep 08, 2015, 23:00 PM IST

Evacuation in China following heavy rains

Over 16,000 people were evacuated as rainstorms lashed parts of China`s Hunan province, authorities said on Sunday.

Sep 06, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Hundreds evacuated near Jerusalem after massive wildfire

Around 700 people were evacuated as dozens of firefighting teams struggled to gain control of a massive wildfire that broke out near Jerusalem on Sunday, officials said.

Aug 02, 2015, 22:35 PM IST
6,000 people evacuated as rains continue to lash Madhya Pradesh

6,000 people evacuated as rains continue to lash Madhya Pradesh

Ten people died as heavy rains continued to lash western part of Madhya Pradesh following which around 6,000 people were evacuated from inundated areas on Monday.

Jul 21, 2015, 00:26 AM 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

Police evacuate part of US Capitol complex over possible threats

Authorities evacuated people from a US Senate office building on Tuesday after receiving a bomb threat by telephone amid reports of two suspicious packages, U.S. Capitol Police said.

Jun 09, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

Two dead after powerful typhoon Noul passes north Philippines

Two people were killed after a powerful storm grazed the country`s northeastern tip over the weekend, civil defence officials said Monday.

May 11, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

IAF evacuates 3,358 from quake-hit Nepal, relief operation on

The number of people evacuated from Nepal by the Indian Air Force (IAF) reached 3,358 as another flight carrying the evacuees landed in India on Friday, the defence ministry said.

May 02, 2015, 01:07 AM IST

Nepal earthquake: China's PLA faces flak over swift evacuation by Indian military

The Indian military's swift evacuation of thousands of Indians from quake-hit Nepal has put China's PLA on the defensive with questions raised as to why its efforts to rescue stranded Chinese nationals did not match that of India.

Apr 30, 2015, 23:45 PM IST

Indian carriers support evacuation from Nepal

Even as Kathmandu airport is faced with a critical shortage of parking bays affecting flight schedules, Indian carriers have resumed normal service.

Apr 28, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Nearly 1,200 Indians evacuated from Nepal

The number of Indians evacuated from Nepal crossed 1,000 on Sunday as another flight with 141 onboard landed here. The total number of people brought back from the quake-hit Himalayan nation since the first plane landed late on Saturday night is now 1,191.

Apr 27, 2015, 00:42 AM IST