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In Mexico, frantic rescuers keep up search for quake survivors

In Mexico, frantic rescuers keep up search for quake survivors

The 7.1 magnitude earthquake destroyed 52 buildings in the sprawling Mexican capital early afternoon on Tuesday, leaving thousands homeless and close to 300 people dead nationwide. 

Sep 23, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

The storm has displaced more than 1 million people with 44 feared dead from flooding that paralyzed Houston, swelled river levels to record highs and knocked out the drinking water supply in Beaumont, Texas, a city of about 120,000 people.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts

Uttar Pradesh floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts

Over 20 lakh people have been hit by the current spell of floods in 24 districts of the state.

 

Aug 21, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
Flood situation worsens in eastern Uttar Pradesh; Army help sought

Flood situation worsens in eastern Uttar Pradesh; Army help sought

Teams of NDRF are providing food and drinking water to the flood-hit people with the help of 169 boats.

Aug 18, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Mumbai: Girl stalked by unidentified men, police comes to rescue

Mumbai: Girl stalked by unidentified men, police comes to rescue

The woman also shot the pictures of the accused and tweeted a photograph of the two stalkers on the Mumbai police handle and later thanked police for her response.

Aug 18, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Toll in Rajasthan boat tragedy mounts to 8

The toll in the boat tragedy in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district rose to eight after seven more bodies were recovered by rescue teams this morning, an official said.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Assam: Sashastra Seema Bal Rescue Relief Teams set up at Dighalpukhri, Guwahati

Assam: Sashastra Seema Bal Rescue Relief Teams set up at Dighalpukhri, Guwahati

During the review meeting of SSB Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was appreciative of excellent services rendered by SSB in disaster relief and in the plan of raising RRTs in each sector.

Jul 30, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Ghatkopar collapse: Trapped under debris life finally won!

Ghatkopar collapse: Trapped under debris life finally won!

The case of Rajesh Doshi, a resident of the ill-fated building, underlines how survival instinct comes into play in such tragedies.

Jul 27, 2017, 10:17 AM IST