Sri Lankan navy 'rescues' eight Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka on Monday claimed to have "rescued" 8 Indian fishermen who it said were distressed at sea even as officials in Tamil Nadu said that they had been arrested for alleged poaching.

Italy ferry fire: Navy says all passengers evacuated, eight dead
Italy ferry fire: Navy says all passengers evacuated, eight dead

Rescue teams on Monday completed the evacuation of nearly 500 people from a car ferry that caught fire off Greece`s Adriatic coast, working through the night and defying high seas and freezing weather in a 36-hour drama.

Hundreds await rescue, one dead after Italian ferry blaze

Rescuers were working into the night Sunday to save nearly 300 passengers trapped on a burning Italian ferry as coastguards reported one man had died in the high-seas drama. 

Rescuers race to save passengers from burning Italian ferry

Rescuers battled in the dark Sunday to save more than 300 passengers trapped on a burning Italian ferry as coastguards reported the first death in the high-seas drama. 

Greek ferry disaster: One dead, hundreds stranded

A fire erupted on a ferry carrying 478 people from Greece to Italy on Sunday, leaving one person dead and trapping hundreds on top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered evacuation.

Vietnam rescues 12 trapped by tunnel collapse

Twelve people trapped in a collapsed tunnel were freed Friday after a four-day ordeal which saw rescuers pass oxygen and food through a small hole while they pulled away debris, state media reported.

Obama slams 'barbaric murder' of US hostage in Yemen

President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned the murder of US journalist Luke Somers who was killed in Yemen during a failed raid aimed at freeing him from his Al-Qaeda kidnappers.

3-year old elephant calf rescued from 30-feet deep well

 A three-year old elephant calf which fell into a 30-foot deep well at a village in the district was rescued today after a four-hour operation.

Navy chief reviews rescue operation in Visakhapatnam

 Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan Sunday reviewed the search and rescue operations after the sinking of an auxiliary ship off Visakhapatnam coast, and also met the family of a sailor who died in the accident.

IAF chopper rescues woman, child after medical emergency

In a challenging rescue operation involving a medical emergency, an IAF helicopter successfully evacuated a mother and her new born baby from a remote and inhospitable region of Ladakh at a height of over 16,000 feet.

Shelters fill up after deadly Sri Lanka mudslide

Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said today that there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to.

559 Odisha personnel to undertake relief operations in cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh

Odisha government on Thursday said it has mobilised 559 personnel, including a senior police officer in the rank of an additional director general, to undertake relief and rescue operations in the cyclone-hit areas of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

J&K govt failed in flood rescue: Activist

Jammu and Kashmir Government has failed to respond to the recent natural calamity with alacrity and rescuing VVIPs and tourists, and not the common people, remained its priority, an RTI activist claimed here on Saturday.

Army calls off its rescue mission in J&K, relief work to go on
Army calls off its rescue mission in J&K, relief work to go on

 The Army today called off its 'Operation Megh Rahat' to rescue people stranded in flooded areas of Jammu and Kashmir, but its relief efforts will continue in the state.

J&K floods: Centre rejects claims of 'selective rescue' by Army, Air Force and NDRF

Centre on Thursday rejected allegations that NDRF, Army and Air Force carried out "selective rescue" operations in the flood affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir saying these forces were helping whomsoever possible.

J&K gears up for lurking health emergency, over two lakh people rescued

 With the threat of disease outbreak lurking in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, efforts have been initiated on a war-footing to provide medical staff and medicines even as rescue operations were slightly hampered today due to return of rains in the Valley.

J&K floods: Heavy rains stall rescue operation

Rescue operation has been stalled in Kashmir region due to heavy rains.

J&K floods: NDRF deploys 'boat hospitals', turns to relief operations

After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and had deployed 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people.

J&K floods: 'Had no govt for 36 hours as seat of establishment was wiped out'
J&K floods: 'Had no govt for 36 hours as seat of establishment was wiped out'

 "I had no government as the seat of the establishment was wiped out by the worst floods in over a century," Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today, recalling the nightmare of the disaster that hit his state six days back.

Zee Exclusive: Ground report from flood hit Kashmir

Zee Media Exclusive ground report from the worst flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir state.