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Rescue Operation Of Derailed Bikaner-Guwahati Exp Completed: NFR

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

All stranded passengers have been provided with drinking water and snacks from the pantry car of the train.

Indian Army Rescues Tourists Stuck Near Changu Lake In Sikkim Due To Heavy Snowfall

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Among those stuck were around 250 people from different districts of West Bengal, including Kolkata, officials said

US Tornadoes: Death Toll Reaches 36, Search Operations On For The Missing

The twister is estimated to have touched down for nearly 250 miles (400 km). The death toll of 36 across five states includes six people in Illinois, four in Tennessee two in Arkansas and two in Missouri.

Death Toll Of Powerful Earthquake In Haiti Soars To 1,297

Aug 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Saturday’s earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes.

Kinnaur Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 20, Chenab Flow Normalised

The wreckage of the HRTC bus was traced but no trace of the missing Bolero has been found so far.

13 August, 2021

Himachal Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 15 As Two More Bodies Recovered

Outlook Bureau

The officials have said that 15 persons are still feared buried under the debris.

31 July, 2021

Himachal Cloudburst: CM Braves Inclement Weather To Reach Lahaul-Spiti, 178 Rescued, 66 Still Stranded

Ashwani Sharma

The district administration had earlier tried to airlift the tourists and locals stranded in the area but inclement weather posed a challenge to fly the choppers.

31 July, 2021

BJP Unit Of J&K Sends Relief Material For Cloudburst-Hit Kishtwar On Fourth Day Of Rescue Operation

Outlook Web Desk

'BJP workers and civil society contributed the relief material for the affected people as a humanitarian aid,' J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina told reporters.

30 July, 2021

Himachal: Tourists Stranded In Lahaul Spiti Make Video Appeal, Air Rescue Op Today

Ashwani Sharma

Reports of inhospitable weather conditions over Rohtang Pass (13,059 feet) have led to serious worries to the Himachal Pradesh government.

05 July, 2021

Japan: Rescue Workers Search For Dozens Of Missing In Resort Town Mudslide

Associated Press (AP)

The Mudslide led to nearly 80 people missing and 3 dead, as per National broadcaster NHK's report.

20 May, 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: 38 From Barge Still Missing, Navy’s Search Continues For 4th Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Navy has so far rescued 186 of the 261 people who were on board the barge P305 and two personnel from tugboat Varaprada.


15 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: Gloom And Despair Grip Tapovan Village As Families Lose Hope

Outlook Web Bureau

Nine bodies have so far been recovered from the tunnel at Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site pushing the death toll to 54

16 November, 2020

Seven Killed After Vehicle Falls In Himachal Pradesh, PM Modi Expresses Grief


A Mahindra pickup fell into Suketi Khud at Pulghrat near Mandi, killing seven workers from Bihar and leaving one injured.

10 November, 2020

Jodhpur: Wall Collapse In Factory Kills 6,10 Labourers Injured


Search and rescue operations are ongoing as labourers are still stuck under debris

29 October, 2019

#RIPSujith: Grief Pours On Twitter For Tamil Nadu 2-Year-Old Toddler

Outlook Web Bureau

After the news of Sujith Wilson death spread, condolences for the toddler started pouring in from all quarters.

29 October, 2019

Tamil Nadu: 2-Year-Old Trapped For 3 Days In Borewell Dies, Body Recovered


Sujith Wilson had fallen into the disused farm borewell while playing near his house

28 October, 2019

Tamil Nadu: After 4 Days, Toddler Still Stuck In Borewell, Dy CM Says Rescue Operation To Reach Final Stage Soon


Several teams with their own technologies have tried in rescuing the boy, but all have so far, unfortunately, failed.


27 October, 2019

2-Year-Old Stuck At 100 Ft In Deep Borewell, Boring Machine Reaches Spot To Carry Out Rescue Operation

Outlook Web Bureau

More than six crews from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as well as the State Disaster Response Force have been deployed to rescue the toddler Sujith Wilson

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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