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UN helping India, Nepal landslide rescue operations

Aug 05, 2014

UN helping India, Nepal landslide rescue operations

The United Nations and its partners are supporting the governments of India and Nepal in search-and-rescue operations and providing assistance to thousands of people displaced due to landslides #World #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Nepal #Pune #Natural Disaster #Kosi river #Landslide #Rescue Operations #Malin village #Mankha village
Manali tragedy: River water level increased, search disrupted

Jun 16, 2014

Manali tragedy: River water level increased, search disrupted

The search operation to locate 16 missing students from Hyderabad and a tour operator was temporarily hit by an increase in water level in the Beas river. #India #NewsTracker #HP #Himachal Pradesh #Telangana #Hyderabad #Manali #Mandi #Rescue Operations #Manali tragedy #Pandoh dam #larji dam #Beas #missing students #VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute #Thalot #Beas mishap
Death toll from Goa building collapse rises to 17

Jan 06, 2014

Death toll from Goa building collapse rises to 17

Over a dozen people are still feared trapped to be still trapped in the the debris. #India #NewsTracker #Goa #collapse #building #Rescue Operations
The fate of the hostages isn't clear: Kenyan military spokesperson

Sep 23, 2013

The fate of the hostages isn't clear: Kenyan military spokesperson

A Kenyan military spokesman Monday said that the fate of hostages inside a mall besieged by al-Qaida-linked terrorists was not clear despite earlier statements that "most" hostages had been rescued #Al-Qaeda #Kenya #Nairobi #al-Shabab #Islamists #Kenyan mall crisis #mall hostage crisis #Nairobi attacks #Kenyan military #Kenya rescue operations #extremists
INS Sindhurakshak: Navy divers open critical second access to submarine

Aug 17, 2013

INS Sindhurakshak: Navy divers open critical second access to submarine

The rear escape hatch which was submerged below and jammed due to high temperature was opened by the divers, a release from the Navy said. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Indian Navy #Rescue Operations #INS Sindhurakshak submarine

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Thane building collapse opens a Pandora's box of systemic flaws

Apr 07, 2013

Thane building collapse opens a Pandora's box of systemic flaws

More than looking at the past, while it would be helpful to punish those who played mischief and rendered most cities into unplanned urban spaces, it is also the opportunity to look to ending this malaise. #Thane #ToWhatEffect #Prithiviraj Chavan #Thane building collapse #Mumbra Building Collapse #Rescue Operations

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Thane building collapse opens a Pandora's box of systemic flaws

Aug 13, 2014

Train derails in Switzerland leaving two carriages hanging over steep Alpine ravine as perilous air-rescue operation is launched

The train was travelling on a service travelling from Chur to the upmarket Alpine resort of St Moritz provided by the Rhaetian Railway, a private Swiss transport company...
Thane building collapse opens a Pandora's box of systemic flaws

Aug 19, 2014

Two men to appear in court over Northern Ireland 'trafficking ring'

Pair are charged with human trafficking and forced labour offences after police say they rescued 20 people Two men will appear in a Northern Ireland court later on Tuesday charged with human trafficking offences, labour exploitation and being unlicen...
Thane building collapse opens a Pandora's box of systemic flaws

Aug 13, 2014

LI dries out after historic rainstorm

Long Islanders were struggling with the aftermath of the historic weather event that had dumped double-digit amounts of rainfall Wednesday across parts of the area, flooding roadways, rail lines and basements. The National Weather Service's Upton off... #Long Island Rail Road #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Long Island, NY #Sunrise Highway, NY #Upton, NY #Robert Moses #Babylon, NY #Islip, NY #Ocean Parkway, NY #LIRR #Coram, NY #Seaford, NY #Freeport, NY #Ronkonkoma, NY #Melville, NY #Andrew Cuomo