Air Asia flight makes emergency landing in Kolkata after threat call

The aeroplane carrying 179 passengers and six crew members was cordoned off for safe landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here.

published on : 26th May 2019

Blood shortage stalls surgeries in Krishna

Non-emergency surgeries in the government hospitals of Krishna district have been put on hold due to acute shortage of blood in the blood banks

published on : 26th May 2019

Sri Lanka president extends national emergency by month

Citing 'public security', President Maithripala Sirisena issued a special gazette notification to give the police and the military powers to arrest and interrogate suspects without court orders.

published on : 22nd May 2019

'US telecom threats': Trump declares national emergency order apparently aimed at China's Huawei

In a clear slap at Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant and its affiliates are on a list that requires them to obtain US government approval to purchase American technology.

published on : 16th May 2019

Plane makes emergency landing in UAE after Indian man dies

The victim Kailash Chandra Saini, 52, from Rajasthan, was accompanied by his 26-year-old son Heera Lal, reports the Khaleej Times.

published on : 15th May 2019

Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails

An unverified video circulated on social media showing a graceful landing before the nose of the jet tipped over and ground to a halt. 

published on : 12th May 2019

Ireland declares climate emergency, environmental activist Greta Thunberg hails decision

Thunberg, the 16-year-old activist who has spearheaded protests across Europe and is becoming one of the most passionate voices of the green movement, urged more nations to follow suit.

published on : 10th May 2019

Aimed at reducing mortality, government doctors in TN are being trained on life-saving techniques

A total of 300 doctors and nurses serving with the government hospital and medical colleges located in Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Krishnagiri and Villupuram will be undergoing the training.

published on : 6th May 2019

At least 40 dead in Russian plane's fiery emergency landing

The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline Aeroflot had 73 passengers and five crew members on board when it touched down and sped down a runway spewing huge flames and black smoke.

published on : 6th May 2019

#EmergencyInKarnataka has Twitterverse baffled

While BJP used #EmergencyInKarnataka to lambast the coalition government, workers, leaders and supporters of the JDS and Congress used it to defend the government’s move.

published on : 4th May 2019

'Fani' fury weakens, heavy rainfall predicted in Odisha, AP, Bengal, northeast: MHA

According to the National Emergency Response Centre, under the home ministry, power and telecommunication lines in Puri district of Odisha are completely down and restoration work is on.

published on : 3rd May 2019

112 to the rescue!

The helpline '112' is an integration of police (100), fire (101) and women (1090) helpline numbers and is being implemented under the central government's Nirbhaya Fund. 

published on : 27th April 2019

GoAir passengers deboarded after first-time flyer opens emergency exit

The 24-year-old carpenter involved in the incident, Sunil Kumar, was taken to the airport police station and a complaint filed.

published on : 26th April 2019

Rover scouts assist Malayattoor pilgrims

On the way to Malayattoor Kurishumudi Church through the jungle pilgrim track, many cases of pilgrims collapsing due to injuries, low blood pressure and low sugar level were reported.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Awaiting 'emergency liquidity support' from lenders: Jet Airways

The airline, which is operating only five planes, said its operations have been severely impacted due to critical liquidity position.

published on : 16th April 2019
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