Tag: Rescue Operation

Minor girl falls into borewell, rescue operation on

Angul: A massive rescue operation has been launched on Monday after a minor girl fell into a borewell at Gulasar village under Handapa police limits in Angul district. According to reports, Santosh Sahu’s two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Radha fell into the borewell while she was playing at around 9 am today. Though the family had initially informed […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha seeks choppers as flash flood situation in Kalyansinghpur remains grim

Bhubaneswar: Even as the flash flood situation in Kalyansinghpur in Rayagada district remains grim, Odisha Government on Sunday urged Centre to provide four helicopters to intensify relief and rescue operations. However, the situation is being closely monitored by senior officials and ODRAF, CRPF and fire services units have been rushed in to expedite rescue operations, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Navy detects another body in rat-hole coal mine

Shillong: Indian Naval divers on Saturday detected another body inside a 370 feet deep flooded coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district where over a dozen miners remain trapped since December 13, an official said. “They (Navy) detected another body at 3.18 a.m. with the help of an underwater remotely operated vehicle (UROV),” a […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Death toll rises to 20 in J&K road accident

Jammu: The death toll in the Jammu-Srinagar national highway road accident in Ramban district rose to 20 on Saturday as more dead bodies were recovered from the wreckage of the mini bus, police said. Reports from the area said the overloaded mini bus went out of the driver’s control and dropped into a 200-feet deep […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
81 airlifted from Himachal; over 1,000 persons rescued

Shimla: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday resumed its rescue operation on the fourth day and airlifted 81 people, including six foreigners, from Himachal Pradesh’s snow-marooned Lahaul Valley. The rescue operation was hampered in the afternoon owing to the onset of snowfall in the high hills. Over 1,000 persons, including 30 foreigners, have been […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala fishermen community begins rescue action

Thiruvananthapuram: The fishermen community decided to launch their own rescue operations as 55 boats ventured into the sea to search for the 115 missing fishermen here on Sunday. According to the latest reports, the cyclone Ockhi has claimed the lives of 10 persons with 475 fishermen rescued so far. Rescue teams decided to step up […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
ITBP Bravery
India's Bravehearts! #Watch ITBP's Risky High Altitude Operation In Himachal Pradesh

In a courageous life saving operation, personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 19th Battalion Sarhan rescued an injured trekker from 18,570 feet on Shrikhand Mahadev route in Himachal Pradesh.

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  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Lanka floods
Lanka floods: Rescue efforts on as death toll rises to 164

Colombo: Rescuers in Sri Lanka today pulled out more bodies buried in the mudslides triggered by the country’s worst torrential rains in 14 years, taking the death toll to 164. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said 104 people are still missing while 88 remain in hospital. The incessant rains experienced since Thursday night have driven […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Nearly 100 NDRF personnel rush to train derailment site

New Delhi: Nearly 100 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force have reached the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailment site in Andhra Pradesh to assist in rescue and relief operations. Official sources said NDRF personnel will help railway authorities and the local administration in the rescue and relief operations. “NDRD team has already reached the spot to […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Cyclone Yaas: Rescue & Restoration Operations
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha To Closely Monitor Evacuees, Restoration Personnel For Covid Symptoms

The Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department PK Mohapatra has written to the districts collectors of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Puri, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul and Khordha on Thursday.

  • Thursday, 27 May 2021
Cyclone Yaas
#CycloneYaas Aftermath: Restorations, Rescue Ops Begin In Ravaged Areas Of Odisha, West Bengal

Just hours after the landfall of Cyclone Yaas in Odisha, the disaster management troops have launched restoration and rescue operations in areas ravaged by the natural calamity.

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  • Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Avalanche hits J&K's Bandipora, 5 rescued

Srinagar: An avalanche hit Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday, trapping five people, who were later rescued, officials said. The avalanche occurred in Chrawan area of Ajas in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district early on Saturday morning, disaster management department officials said here. They said five persons were trapped under the snow, prompting authorities to […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
20 rescued from burning MTNL building in Mumbai, many more trapped

Mumbai: At least 20 persons were rescued but scores more were still trapped as a massive fire engulfed the Mahanagar Telephone Nagar Ltd building in Bandra here on Monday afternoon, an official said. The blaze erupted round 3.10 pm on the fourth floor of the ground-plus-nine storey building and started spreading upwards, trapping many working […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
MCL Coal Mine Landslide: Still No Trace Of Missing Persons

Angul: Search operation is still underway to trace the three missing workers following the landslide at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur of Angul district which killed one person on Tuesday. A 30-member NDRF team along with the MCL’s security personnel, local police and district administration are carrying out the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Mahalaxmi Exp With 700 Passengers Stuck In Thane After Heavy Rains, Rescue Ops On

Thane: The Indian Air Force (IAF), Navy, Army and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) launched a massive aerial and surface operation to rescue an estimated 700 passengers stranded in the Mahalaxmi Express on the flooded railway tracks at Vangani here on Saturday, officials said. Following an SOS from the Maharashtra government to the Defence […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021