Rescue operations

Drones, radars and choppers being used for rescue of Amarnath pilgrims

NDRF, SDRF, J&K Police, Army, CRPF, BSF and ITBP are involved in the rescue work and clearing debri.

published on : 10th July 2022

Bodies of Uttarakhand bus accident victims to be brought to Madhya Pradesh by IAF aircraft: CM Chouhan

The MP Home Department had also issued a list of 28 passengers from Panna who were travelling in the ill-fated bus.

published on : 6th June 2022

Death count rises to 34, rescue ops continue post Mount Semeru volcanic eruption in Indonesia

Mount Semeru on the island of Java ejected volcanic ash high into the sky and rained hot mud on Saturday.

published on : 7th December 2021

Govt announces Rs 5L for flood-hit families

Families of govt employees killed in rescue operations to be paid `25 lakh; crop loss enumeration underway

published on : 23rd November 2021

Vypeen fishermen wait at Aluva to join rescue ops

Just like in 2018, fishers have volunteered to help fire force and police personnel in evacuation and rescue operations if required

published on : 20th October 2021

Rescuers unlikely to reach trapped Meghalaya miners in next five days: Expert

According to him, the platform is likely to be built inside the pit to drill out water and if that happens, high-powered pumps will be used. 

published on : 30th December 2018

Chalakudy town flooded

The water flow into the Poringalkuthu reservoir in Kerala from the Parambikulam and  TN Sholayar dams resulted in the Chalakudy river overflowing and the town flooding.

published on : 17th August 2018

Tamil Nadu: Nine bodies found charred in Theni forest fire, IAF concludes rescue operations

The tragedy struck a group of trekkers from Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruppur and Erode who took a leisure trip to the Kurangani forest in Bodi range at Western Ghats on Saturday.

published on : 12th March 2018

Utkal Express derailment in UP: Mangled coaches pose tough challenge for track clearance

Two heavy duty 140-tonne cranes were pressed into service at the crack of the dawn to clear derailed coaches, from which the survivors were rescued and bodies pulled out till late last night.

published on : 20th August 2017