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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.

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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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Ghaziabad building collapse: One dead, six-year-old feared trapped under debris

Top official says building was slated for demolition.

100 NDRF teams deployed in 71 locations across country to deal with floods

The NDRF is in constant touch with the India Metrological Department (IMD), the Central Water Commission (CWC) and other agencies.

NDRF set to induct women rescuers soon

In 2015, NDRF had appointed its first woman commanding officer of its full-operational battalion in Arakonam Tamil Nadu.

Heavy rain cripples Mumbai, 13-year-old girl, three others dead

When contacted, BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta said working of nullah cleaning and work restricting waterlogging is partly pending in a few places, especially at Hindmata area, which led to waterlogging at that spot

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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

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