Nearly 350 people, hit by rains and flood in Uttarakhand continue to remain untraceable, vice chairman of NDMA M Sashidhar Reddy said.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed shock at the loss of lives in a helicopter crash during relief operations in flood-hit Uttarakhand.
A rescue chopper of the Indian Air Force is reported to have been missing in the Kedar Valley of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.
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.
The rescue team had completed the mission, subduing the attackers who had the Rangers pinned down.
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.
US Prez has launched a last-ditch rescue mission for Democratic Senate chief Harry Reid.
The miners won`t be rescued before Chile`s September 18 I-Day celebrations.
Two Cheetah helicopters have been deployed for search of stranded people.
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.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon