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Bad weather hits rescue operations by choppers

The rescue operation was hit by cloudy weather and moderate rain in Kullu-Manali and parts of Lahaul-Spiti as the helicopters could not fly after 2pm on Friday.

Thailand cave rescue complete: A day-by-day look at the mission

On June 30, the effort to locate the missing picks up the pace again, as a break in the rain eases flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world, including Australia and China, join the rescue mission.


Watch: Inspiring videos of how Chennai residents helped each other out during adversity

Videos that show Chennai's spirit to combat all odds together go viral.

Navy will lead ‘Op Lehar’ for rescue

To bolster the transport efforts, IAF has kept one IL-76, one C-17 and five AN-32 aircraft ready at Chandigarh, Delhi, Jorhat and Agra.

In rough terrain, 300 NDRF personnel race against time

More teams of NDRF from their Mumbai base are likely to be pressed into operation.

Someone clearly instigated pilgrims to attack me: Pannu

Punjab's “hero” IAS officer,Kahan Singh Pannu,returned to the state on Wednesday after spending 10 days in Uttarakhand where he was spearheading the state’s rescue operations


Uttarakhand tragedy: 68 more bodies found on way to Kedarnath shrine

A total of 166 bodies have been found since third round of combing operations began on Tuesday.

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse climbs to 25

Around 21 families,which were BMC's tenants,lived in the 30-year-old structure.

Company owner held for Mumbai building collapse

Twenty-five people have so far died in the crash and 32 others injured.

NDRF to lead relief,rescue operations as cyclone Lehar set to hit Andhra Pradesh

cyclone Lehar is expected to hit Andhra at about 11 am at a speed of about 170- 180 km per hour.

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Jammu and Kashmir floods: Struggle for relief continues

As flood response efforts move from rescue to relief and rehabilitation, Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday announced a Rs 200 crore assistance package.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Rescue operations intensify

Water levels have started receding in Srinagar city, one of the worst hit by the deluge, facilitating rescue workers to pluck out another 29,000 persons to safety.


Jammu and Kashmir floods: Situation still grim, rescue operations on

The flood situation in Kashmir worsened on Sunday as many parts of Srinagar were inundated and vital roads submerged.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Massive rescue operations underway

The flood fury unleashed more death and destruction in Jammu and Kashmir, claiming the lives of nearly 150 people and leaving many marooned.

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Kolkata bridge collapse: Rescue operations continue at the site, Mamata Banerjee to visit at 2 pm

At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in south Kolkata after a portion of the Majherhat bridge collapsed on Tuesday. The rescuers did not find anyone trapped in the debris overnight, but a police officer said clearance operations was

Soldiers train for avalanche rescue at high altitude in Gulmarg

Gulmarg, Feb 10 (ANI): After nine Indian Army soldiers died in the Siachen glacier avalanche on February 3, High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) trainers held training rescue sessions for soldiers at high altitudes near Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg region. Major Varun Khujuria, instructor at HAWS, stated the soldiers deployed on the high altitudes are given proper training for handling natural calamities. He added that only HAWS carries out rescue operations throughout the Himalayas. Ajpal Singh, a trainee, said that it's a nine-week basic course, which trains the soldiers to survive on higher altitudes. Proper knowledge of skiing equipments is also given to the soldiers.