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Thailand cave rescue

'Stateless' Thai cave boys and coach granted citizenship

Ekapol and 12 boys had gone to explore the Tham Luang caves in Chiang Rai province on June 23, when a rainy-season downpour flooded the cave system and trapped them underground. 

Aug 08, 2018, 20:02 PM IST

Thai boys rescued from Tham Luang cave become Buddhist novices

The occasion was broadcast live on Facebook by local authorities and starts a process whereby the boys will live for nine days in a Buddhist temple.

Jul 24, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Thai cave to be turned into a living museum, will show how rescue operation unfolded

The cave where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped is likely to be "major attraction" for Thailand.

Jul 12, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

13 rescued from Thai cave lost 2 kg weight, some diagnosed with pneumonia

The rescue operations culminated on Tuesday when the last four children and the coach were successfully taken out of the cave.

Jul 11, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Thai cave rescue: Main water pump failed just hours after the last boy was pulled out

The divers and rescue team was still more than 1.5 km inside the cave when the main pump failed.

Jul 11, 2018, 10:01 AM IST

All 12 boys and football coach rescued from Thai cave

All 12 boys and the football coach who had been stranded in the Thai cave have been rescued, Thai Navy SEALS have said. The 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for more than two weeks.

Jul 10, 2018, 17:30 PM IST

Eleventh person rescued from Thai cave, operation likely to end today

Eight of the boys were brought out on stretchers over the first two days - four on Sunday and four on Monday.

Jul 10, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

Sudarshan Pattnaik prays for stranded Thai team through sand art - In pics

Sudarshan Pattnaik used five tons of sand for his 'Thai Cave Rescue' creation and it took him three hours to complete the 4 ft high piece of art. 

Jul 10, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

Eight boys brought out of flooded Thai caves

The "Wild Boars" soccer team and their coach became trapped on June 23 when they set out to explore the vast cave complex after soccer practice, when a rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels.

Jul 09, 2018, 20:23 PM IST

Two more boys brought out of Thai cave, seven rescued so far

The rescue operation was launched on Sunday and four boys were brought out that day. They and were in good condition in hospital, officials said. 

Jul 09, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Fifth boy brought out of Thai cave on second day of rescue, says official

Witnesses saw medical personnel carrying a person, wrapped in green sheets and lying flat, into an ambulance close to the mouth of the cave.

Jul 09, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

Mission to rescue Thai children from Tham Luang cave resumes, ‘good news’ likely in a few hours

A day after four of the 12 schoolboys were extracted from the Tham Luang cave in Thailand, the rescue mission resumed on Monday. Eight more boys, who were part of a soccer team, and their coach are expected to be brought out of the cave on Monday.

Jul 09, 2018, 14:21 PM IST

Elon Musk shares videos of 'kid-size submarine' built to assist in Thai cave rescue - Watch

In the videos shared on his Twitter account, the metallic pod can be seen being tested underwater in a swimming pool in Los Angeles. 

Jul 09, 2018, 11:14 AM IST

Thailand cave rescue: 4 out of 12 schoolboys saved, operations to resume

Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave on Sunday in a daring and dangerous operation to save the children and their soccer coach.

Jul 09, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

Donald Trump praises efforts to rescue children trapped in Thai cave

Donald Trump took to Twitter to claim that the US was in close contact with the Thai government regarding the rescue operations.

Jul 08, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Two out of 12 schoolboys rescued from Thai cave by elite divers

Tossathep Boonthong, chief of Chiang Rai's health department confirmed that two boys are out and currently at the field hospital near the cave.

Jul 08, 2018, 18:04 PM IST

Dangerous mission underway to save Thai boys trapped in cave

Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand`s elite navy SEAL unit are trying to bring the boys - some as young as 11 and weak swimmers – through narrow, submerged passageways.

Jul 08, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Thai cave rescue, live updates: 7 boys rescued by divers, operations continue

The final rescue mission to extract 12 schoolboys and their soccer team coach, who have been trapped in Tham Luang cave for days, began on Sunday.

Jul 08, 2018, 11:15 AM IST

Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai boys trapped in cave

A dangerous rescue mission to free 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach trapped inside a Thai cave for two weeks began on Sunday, authorities said, with the first survivor to possibly emerge 11 hours later.

Jul 08, 2018, 11:03 AM IST

Rains hit Thai cave where rescuers face ‘war with water and time’ to save children

A heavy rainshower hit northern Thailand late on Saturday, worsening conditions at the cave where rescuers were waging a "war with water and time" to save 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach, with a rescue possible within days.

Jul 08, 2018, 07:47 AM IST