Rescue Operation

Rescue operation involves the saving of life or prevention of injury during an incident or dangerous situation. It requires a high degree of training and is performed by rescue squads. They are either independent or part of larger organizations such as fire, police, military, first aid, or ambulance services.

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Rainstorm kills 25, injures 400 in Nepal, army deployed
World

Rainstorm kills 25, injures 400 in Nepal, army deployed

At least 25 people were killed and 400 others injured as a massive rainstorm hit several villages in southern Nepal, officials said today.
Indian Navy rescued over 192 people in cyclone-hit Mozambique: MEA
India

Indian Navy rescued over 192 people in cyclone-hit Mozambique: MEA

As part of its relief operations in cyclone-hit Mozambique, the Indian Navy rescued more than 192 people and provided assistance to 1,381 people in medical camps set up by it, a Ministry of External Affairs statement said.
Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why
India

Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why

Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, has nominated the fishermen of Kerala for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
Meghalaya: After losing second body, rescuers struggling to retrace it
India

Meghalaya: After losing second body, rescuers struggling to retrace it

It has been three days since rescue forces detected the body of a second miner inside the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners got trapped in early December.
Meghalaya: Second body spotted 280ft inside flooded mine
India

Meghalaya: Second body spotted 280ft inside flooded mine

On Saturday, an Indian Navy diving team found the body of another miner 280ft inside the flooded rat hole coal mine near Ksan village in Meghalaya.
Meghalaya: Rescue forces spot one miner's body after 33 days
India

Meghalaya: Rescue forces spot one miner's body after 33 days

More than a month after 15 miners got trapped inside an illegal rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya, one of them has been found dead.
Heavy snowfall leaves 150 stranded in Sikkim, rescued by Army
India

Heavy snowfall leaves 150 stranded in Sikkim, rescued by Army

The Indian Army has rescued 150 tourists stranded in north Sikkim due to heavy snowfall, an official said today.
Meghalaya mine rescue: Operations halted as water pumps develop glitches
India

Meghalaya mine rescue: Operations halted as water pumps develop glitches

Rescue operations for the 15 miners trapped in a Meghalaya mine hit a roadblock yesterday, as the two high-powered pumps engaged in de-watering did not operate the whole day after developing technical glitches.
Meghalaya: Navy divers want water level reduced; miners remain trapped
India

Meghalaya: Navy divers want water level reduced; miners remain trapped

On Monday, Indian Navy divers again entered the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya, where 15 miners are trapped, and have said that a search would only be feasible if the water level in the mine can be brought down to 30m.

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