NDRF constable who saved man from drowning in Kumbh dies in Delhi hospital

On February 19, he jumped into the waters of the Sangam, a confluence of the Ganga Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to rescue an elderly man.

In building collapse, info provided by locals always critical: NDRF Commandant

Assistant Commandant Anil Kumar Singh from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) explains what it takes to conduct such rescue operations.


Gurugram building collapse: All seven bodies retrieved, rescue operation called off

During the rescue operation, over 300 personnel from the Fire department, district administration, NDRF managed to retrieve all the seven bodies that were trapped under the debris in Ullawas village near Sector 65 in Gurgaon.

Gurugram building collapse: 6 labourers dead, Haryana CM announces Rs 3 lakh compensation

A case was registered against the building owner and the contractor. The SDM has been directed to conduct an enquiry into the matter.

Water pumping starts in main shaft of Meghalaya's coal mine

Rescue divers from the Indian Navy and the NDRF are yet to be able to make any significant impact in their search and rescue operations as the water level is still beyond 100 feet, the safe diving capacity for the divers.

NDRF indicates Meghalaya miners may be dead, rescue pumps of little use

Despite being banned by the National Green Tribunal in 2014, the ‘rat-hole’ technique is a prevalent practice in Meghalaya. It involves digging of very small tunnels, usually only 3-4 feet high, through which workers enter and extract coal.


Mula Mutha river: 4 year old girl drowns, two women feared dead

According to information given by Loni Kalbhor police under Pune Rural Police’s jurisdiction, the incident took place when the two women and some children from a family in Theur went to the riverbank to wash clothes.

WATCH Video | Kerala rains: NDRF man runs across flooding bridge with child in arms

The video that went viral shows NDRF personnel Kanhaiya Kumar running across a bridge carrying the child in his arms as waves swept the bridge seconds later.

Ghaziabad building collapse: Hours earlier, family had spotted cracks

Geeta’s mother Vidya (45), rescued a few minutes later, was rushed to Ganesh Hospital in Nehru Nagar. “She has sustained a head injury, and injuries to her hips too. She is stable,” said a medical officer at the hospital.

Greater Noida, Ghaziabad buildings collapse: In second operation this week, NDRF rescues eight people

“We have not used any heavy machinery in this case, unlike Shahberi, as early on in the operation, two live rescues had happened. So far, we have rescued eight people. One person is dead, and a six-year-old boy is missing,” said Srivastava.

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Mandi Tragedy: Beas river dried up to help ongoing search operation

Nearly two-hour long special search operation to find bodies of Hyderabad engineering students in Beas river was carried out on Saturday.

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At least 7 dead, over 35 injured as the New Farakka Express derails near UP's Rae Bareli

At least 7 people died and over 35 people were injured after 9 coaches of the New Farakka Express derailed in Rae Bareli on Wednesday.

What it takes to go on the Amarnath Yatra

What it takes to complete the 6-day-long Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in the Himalayas. See more: https://bit.ly/2HKLmGN