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Rescue and restoration works being carried out, following the glacier burst in Joshimath which caused a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river.(PTI Photo )

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Rescue operation underway at tunnel in Joshimath

ANI, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 12:45 PM IST
A glacier broke in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand on Sunday.
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(Representative Iamge)
(Representative Iamge)

One dead, two missing as boat capsizes in Himachal lake

By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:19 AM IST
The reason behind the mishap is yet to be ascertained
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A father in Lahore, facing acute poverty, threw his five children in a canal.(AP File/PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATIVE PURPOSES ONLY)
A father in Lahore, facing acute poverty, threw his five children in a canal.(AP File/PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATIVE PURPOSES ONLY)

Lahore man throws his five children in a canal due to poverty

By Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Lahore
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 05:09 PM IST
According to the police, the father, who was already frustrated with his poverty, had resorted to taking the extreme step after a heated argument with his wife.
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Teams of police, army, State Disaster Response Force and National Disaster Response Force held rescue operation for the boy.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Teams of police, army, State Disaster Response Force and National Disaster Response Force held rescue operation for the boy.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

Four-year-old boy found dead after 88-hour rescue operation

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 01:46 PM IST
The boy, Prahlad Kushwaha of Saitpura village of Niwari district, fell in a 200 feet deep borewell on November 4 while playing near his farm
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A Trax on its way from Khellani to Hambal veered off the road and plunged into a gorge at Domail in Doda district killing three people including the driver on the spot.(HT Photo)
A Trax on its way from Khellani to Hambal veered off the road and plunged into a gorge at Domail in Doda district killing three people including the driver on the spot.(HT Photo)

5 killed, 8 hurt in Doda, Poonch road mishaps

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 12:20 AM IST
The injured were shifted to Doda district hospital where the condition of some of them is stated to be critical
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The DFS received 882 calls for bird rescue and 345 calls for animal rescue in August alone. (Representative image)(Unsplash)
The DFS received 882 calls for bird rescue and 345 calls for animal rescue in August alone. (Representative image)(Unsplash)

More than 2,400 birds rescued by Delhi firefighters in over 6 months

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 05:08 PM IST
Firefighters receive on an average 150-200 calls every month for rescue of birds or animals. And the number goes up sharply in the month of August.
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The image shows Fuzzy rescuing the deer.(fInstagram/@uzzyfawnwildlife)
The image shows Fuzzy rescuing the deer.(fInstagram/@uzzyfawnwildlife)

Woman saves deer trapped in hammock, incredible video wins people over

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:37 PM IST
After a few seconds, Fuzzy approaches the deer and injects it with a sedative so that she can carry on with the rescue operation.
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Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur (right) being presented with flags taken by an Indo Tibetan Border Police team to the Leo Pargial Peak at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area.(HT Photo)
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur (right) being presented with flags taken by an Indo Tibetan Border Police team to the Leo Pargial Peak at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area.(HT Photo)

Mountaineering hones leadership skills, confidence, says HP CM at ITBP event

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 06:13 PM IST
CM congratulates team which recently undertook a mountaineering expedition to theIndo Tibetan Border Police, located at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area
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Wildlife officials rescue a python which held up the traffic while trying to cross the Sion - Panvel highway, in Mumbai.(PTI)
Wildlife officials rescue a python which held up the traffic while trying to cross the Sion - Panvel highway, in Mumbai.(PTI)

Python causing traffic jam on Mumbai highway rescued

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 02:56 PM IST
Car drivers and motorcyclists stopped to look at the nearly 10-feet-long snake’s attempt to cross the road, causing a traffic jam on the busy highway.
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A boy waves to the crew of the Astral rescue vessel from the deck of the Louise Michel rescue vessel, a French patrol boat currently manned by activists and funded by the renowned artist Banksy in the Central Mediterranean sea, at 50 miles south from Lampedusa, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. A Berlin-based group says it has begun migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea with a bright pink former navy vessel sponsored by British artist Banksy. The group operating the MV Louise Michel, a sleek 30-meter (98-foot) ship named after a 19th century French feminist and anarchist, said late Thursday that it rescued 89 from an inflatable boat in distress.(AP)
A boy waves to the crew of the Astral rescue vessel from the deck of the Louise Michel rescue vessel, a French patrol boat currently manned by activists and funded by the renowned artist Banksy in the Central Mediterranean sea, at 50 miles south from Lampedusa, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. A Berlin-based group says it has begun migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea with a bright pink former navy vessel sponsored by British artist Banksy. The group operating the MV Louise Michel, a sleek 30-meter (98-foot) ship named after a 19th century French feminist and anarchist, said late Thursday that it rescued 89 from an inflatable boat in distress.(AP)

Louise Michel: British street artist Banksy funds rescue boat with 89 refugees on board

By Reuters | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The boat named Louise Michel, after the French female anarchist, rescued 89 people, including 14 women and four children, at sea on Thursday, the newspaper said, and the crew were seeking to transfer them to a European coastguard vessel or disembark them at a port.
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The rescue work came to an end on Wednesday morning after the recovery of the two bodies.(PTI)
The rescue work came to an end on Wednesday morning after the recovery of the two bodies.(PTI)

Madhya Pradesh: Woman, 10-month-old die in house collapse, 10 rescued

By Nitin Gupta | Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Dewas
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 05:01 PM IST
The rescue operation lasted for over 14 hours
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Locals in Mendhar in Poonch carry out a rescue operation after a cattle shed collapsed in heavy rain.(HT PHOTO)
Locals in Mendhar in Poonch carry out a rescue operation after a cattle shed collapsed in heavy rain.(HT PHOTO)

Nomad, buffaloes die as cattle shed collapses in J-K’s Poonch in heavy rain

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Jammu
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Heavy rain which lashed parts of Jammu and Kashmir also prevented the restoration of the Jammu-Srinagar highway after a large part of it was washed away in Ramban district on Tuesday.
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Fire accident at Srisailam Hydel Electric Power project.(SOURCED)
Fire accident at Srisailam Hydel Electric Power project.(SOURCED)

Rescue teams from Singareni Collieries leave for Srisailam power plant

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 02:47 PM IST
The official further said the teams left from Peddapalli district where the rescue teams are stationed.
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Local people living near the Kozhikode international airport were the first to begin rescuing passengers after an Air India Express flight crashed on August 7.(ANI)
Local people living near the Kozhikode international airport were the first to begin rescuing passengers after an Air India Express flight crashed on August 7.(ANI)

10 locals involved in Kozhikode air crash rescue test positive for Covid-19

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Around 80 of the locals who took part in the rescue operations in the Kozhikode air crash, were already under quarantine after some of the injured passengers tested positive for Covid-19.
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Rescuers lead a group of people to safety in Warrangal in Telangana.(Sourced)
Rescuers lead a group of people to safety in Warrangal in Telangana.(Sourced)

Heavy rain floods parts of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, rivers burst banks

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu/ | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 08:01 PM IST
Two helicopters are being used for rescue and relief operations while sent three disaster response force teams have been sent to Warangal to evacuate people to safer areas.
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Actor Tovino Thomas known for his Malayalam films such as Uyare (2019), Virus (2019) and Forensic (2020).
Actor Tovino Thomas known for his Malayalam films such as Uyare (2019), Virus (2019) and Forensic (2020).

Tovino Thomas: People of Kerala are always united in spirit, they come together to help every time there is a crisis

By Shreya Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2020 08:32 PM IST
Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas says he is proud of Keralites who immediately stepped in for the rescue operation after the Air India Express flight crashed in Kozhikode in Kerala . He adds that whether it was the devastating 2018 floods, Nipah Virus or Corona, people of Kerala forget their professional, personal and political differences to be by each others’ side.
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Forest personnel and veterinarians rescue a two-year old tigress that had strayed out of Kaziranga national park due to floods.(NKPTR)
Forest personnel and veterinarians rescue a two-year old tigress that had strayed out of Kaziranga national park due to floods.(NKPTR)

Forest officials rescue tigress which strayed out of flood-hit Kaziranga national park

By Utpal Parashar| Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2020 08:52 PM IST
Over 100 wild animals including a one-year-old rhino calf affected by floods rescued
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The fire is said to be confined in two flats on the sixth floor, which has been engulfed in heavy smoke.(Photo: ANI)
The fire is said to be confined in two flats on the sixth floor, which has been engulfed in heavy smoke.(Photo: ANI)

Fire breaks out at residential building in Mumbai’s Mazgaon, rescue ops underway

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 02:49 PM IST
The fire was reported in Shirin Manzil. Four fire tenders and four jumbo tankers are at the spot for firefighting operations.
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The incident took place at around 9 pm when two constables, who were out on highway bike patrolling, saw a man hanging from the flyover’s railing and screaming for help. Representative image.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
The incident took place at around 9 pm when two constables, who were out on highway bike patrolling, saw a man hanging from the flyover’s railing and screaming for help. Representative image.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Delhi man hanging from flyover wanted to kill himself, cops save him

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 10:57 PM IST
The policemen managed to pull the man up, after they spotted him holding the flyover’s concrete barrier and hanging down, a statement issued by the Delhi Police spokesperson said.
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Child among four killed in wall collapse in Hisar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Hisar (Haryana), Hisar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2020 11:30 PM IST
The incident took place in Chikanwas village when the wall came down and the debris fell on the labourers working there
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People gather to watch a rescue operation to bring out three labourers feared trapped in a stone quarry in Sonbhadra in eastern Uttar Pradesh.(HT Photo)
People gather to watch a rescue operation to bring out three labourers feared trapped in a stone quarry in Sonbhadra in eastern Uttar Pradesh.(HT Photo)

One body recovered from stone quarry in UP’s Sonbhadra, 3 feared trapped

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 02:36 PM IST
Eyewitness said that stone breaking and drilling was underway in the quarry on Friday when three big rocks suddenly fell from the top of an adjoining mine, trapping eight he labourers and triggering panic.
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Three persons were killed and 30 others injured when a boiler of a private digester chemical factory exploded in Jhajjar’s Bahadurgarh industrial area on Friday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Three persons were killed and 30 others injured when a boiler of a private digester chemical factory exploded in Jhajjar’s Bahadurgarh industrial area on Friday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Three killed, 30 injured in boiler explosion in Haryana’s Jhajjar

By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2020 08:03 PM IST
The incident took place when the building of the factory collapsed after the boiler exploded and three labourers were killed after the debris fell on them. Even the building of adjoining four factories also caught fire and got damaged.
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Civic apathy chokes Mumbai: Jayram Mandal, the father alleged that her daughter could have been saved had the rescue operations began on time.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT FILE Photo (Image for representation purpose))
Civic apathy chokes Mumbai: Jayram Mandal, the father alleged that her daughter could have been saved had the rescue operations began on time.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT FILE Photo (Image for representation purpose))

19 year old dies after falling in open drain in Mumbai

By Asian News International | Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 11:20 AM IST
The body has been recovered and then sent for post-mortem after the rescue efforts failed.
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At least seven people were charred to death when a truck and a van collided on Unnao-Hardoi turn, near Lucknow-Agra Expressway toll plaza(HT Photo)
At least seven people were charred to death when a truck and a van collided on Unnao-Hardoi turn, near Lucknow-Agra Expressway toll plaza(HT Photo)

7 charred to death after truck-van collision in UP’s Unnao

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2020 10:37 PM IST
As per preliminary probe, the truck was on way to Unnao’s Bangarmau while the van was coming from the opposite direction.
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Man killed in Punjab building collapse had died of suffocation, finds autopsy

By Idrees Bukhtiyar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2020 01:19 AM IST
Hired by the contractor, he was excavating the earth when he accidentally hit the foundation of the adjoining realty firm building in Kharar, leading to the collapse
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(HT PHOTO.)
(HT PHOTO.)

Man killed as building collapses in Punjab’s Kharar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 01:07 AM IST
Another man was rescued after remaining under the debris for eight hours; CM orders inquiry
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Police personnel during the rescue operation after vehicles got stuck due to slippery roads following the snowfall in Kufri, 14km from Shimla, on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Police personnel during the rescue operation after vehicles got stuck due to slippery roads following the snowfall in Kufri, 14km from Shimla, on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Snow blocks Hindustan-Tibet road; 300 stranded passengers rescued from Kufri

By Navneet Rathore | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Shimla
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 11:21 PM IST
State meteorological department director Manmohan Singh says the latest spell of snow and rain is due to a fresh western disturbance. The weather will clear up from Wednesday
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A view of the building claimed to be a Tution center collapsed injuring 13 students and teachers at Bhajanpura in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times photo)
A view of the building claimed to be a Tution center collapsed injuring 13 students and teachers at Bhajanpura in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times photo)

Five, including 4 students, dead in building collapse in Delhi’s Bhajanpura

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 01:58 AM IST
Four students aged 10-15 years and one tutor died in the incident, while eight others are injured, said DCP northeast Ved Paraksh Surya.
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Nepalese army personnel prepare to leave for the search and rescue operation.(Reuters Image)
Nepalese army personnel prepare to leave for the search and rescue operation.(Reuters Image)

Nepal’s weather conducive for search operation of 4 Korean climbers, 3 local guides

By Associated Press | Kathmandu
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Mountaineering experts have said there is little chance the missing guides and Korean nationals i.e two women in their 30s and 50s and two men in their 50s, all teachers doing volunteer work in Nepal could have survived Friday’s massive avalanche.
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John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez to star in Attack.
John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez to star in Attack.

Attack: Jacqueline Fernandez confirms film with ‘awesomest’ John Abraham, four years after Dishoom. See pic

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 11:31 AM IST
Jacqueline Fernandez confirmed that she will be working in Attack with John Abraham and shared a picture too.
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