At least 220 people were killed and 450 injured in a stampede of pilgrims on Thursday during the annual haj in Saudi Arabia, the civil defence service said.
National Disaster Response Force team became successful after a 9-day struggle to rescue workers and saved two workers out of the three trapped in tunnel in Bilaspur.
Rescuers on Monday managed to evacuate two trapped workers after over 200 hours of their ordeal, after a tunnel under construction in Bilaspur collapsed in Himachal Pradesh on September 12. However, the whereabouts of the third worker were not known yet
Trapped for more than 160 hours after a tunnel under construction collapsed in Himachal Pradesh, hope has dawned for two workers after an official assured them on Saturday of an early rescue
Indonesian rescue workers have finally located all 54 bodies that were on board the Trigana Air Service plane before it crashed in a mountainous area of eastern Papua province
The 39-year-old had never learnt to swim and has a phobia of water, but he fought his fear, clung to floating debris from the damaged train and got himself and his sister to safety
The Sawants and the Bhats were very close and all of them, married daughters included, had assembled to celebrate the birthday of Arun Sawant’s granddaughter Anaya (5) on Sunday; nine members of both families, including the little girl, were killed when the building collapsed the next night
Six people were killed and ten others injured after a two-storied building collapsed in Thane district of Maharashtra. 16 people were pulled out of the debris after the collapse. Rescue workers were sifting through the rubble of the collapsed building to look for people who might still be trapped underneath the debris.
All the 11 miners who were trapped in a mine pit in southwest China's Yunnan Province have been brought out to safety after 40 hours of rescue operation
The Bangladesh High Commission, which had last year imposed a cruel condition that the children born in India to these sex workers couldn’t be repatriated, has now agreed to let the women bring their sons and daughters along
Seven people were confirmed dead and at least 430 remained missing on Tuesday, following the capsizing of a cruise ship in Asia's longest river Yangtze in central China as more than 4,000 rescue workers race against time
Nepal government on Monday has asked hundreds of foreign rescue workers to leave the quake-hit country as immediate relief has already been provided and the remaining tasks will be carried out by its army and police
Rescue workers intensified efforts to locate survivors trapped under tonnes of rubble of flattened homes and buildings in earthquake-hit Nepal with rescue teams reaching remote mountainous areas
Rescue workers today found the bodies of six skiers who went missing a day earlier after being carried away by an avalanche during a trek in the Queyras mountain range in the French Alps, police said
An engineer was missing after a barge carrying 60 tonnes of essential commodities and diesel to a ship engaged in exploration activities off Nagapattinam coast sank in the sea, Coast Guard officials said
49 girls rescued from brothels in the state are set to go back home, but the Bangladesh High Commission has asked two of them, who bore children in India, to leave their babies behind as their fathers are Indian
After looting factory worker in Kandivli, gang tried speeding away in car; pockmarked road slowed them down, and locals soon caught up with them and nabbed two of the fleeing robbers
Rescuers today fished out bodies of five Hyderabad-based engineering students, who were washed away in the swirling waters of Beas river along with 20 classmates whose fate is not known
A survivor of the Beas river disaster in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, in which 26 students of a Hyderabad engineering college were washed away, Monday recalled how the river became a "watery grave" within seconds
BJP MP and former Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh has sought an impartial probe into busting of an alleged prostitution racket being operated from his flat, that he had rented out, in suburban Andheri