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  • 'State should own up for traumatising me'

    Says 19-year-old pregnant woman, who was recently released from a shelter in Boisar, three months after she was rescued from a massage parlour; family has filed a writ petition in HC, seeking the govt’s response on her ‘illegal detainment’

  • Mumbai: 86-year-old woman rescued from garbage-filled home

    Maniben Savla won't be forced to live in a house full of trash anymore. The ailing 86-year-old was rescued from her house, filled with heaps of garbage in Mulund (west)

  • Construction worker dead, others feared trapped after landslip

    A construction worker was killed while at least seven more workers were feared trapped under mud following a landslip at a building construction site in Guntur city of Andhra Pradesh, about 35-km from Vijaywada, late on Saturday night

  • 72-year-old rescued 13 days after Ecuador earthquake

    A 72-year-old man was rescued by Venezuelan relief workers, 13 days after a devastating earthquake jolted Ecuador's northern coast

  • Baby selling racket busted in Thane, couple held

    The duo would procure the children from commercial sex workers and sell them off to childless couples; cops also rescued three girls aged 5-7 years from their house in Thane

  • Imphal earthquake: Rescue ops underway

    The aftermath of the massive earthquake which took place in the capital city of Manipur resulted in huge loss life and property. Roofs and staircases of many buildings collapsed in the city.

  • First body recovered from China landslide, 85 still missing

    The first body was pulled today from the rubbles of construction sites collapsed due to one of China's worst landslides that hit an industrial park in the country's manufacturing hub, with hundreds of rescuers mounting a massive operation to find 85 people still missing

  • At leas 220 killed, over 400 injured in Mecca stampede

    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.

  • NDRF rescues two trapped workers from tunnel in Bilaspur

    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.

  • Two trapped workers evacuated in Himachal after over 200 hours

    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

  • Hope dawns for Himachal workers trapped for 160 hours

    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

  • Indonesia plane crash: Rescue workers locate all 54 bodies, no survivors

    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

  • MP train tragedy: Passenger overcomes fear of water, floats to safety

    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

  • Thane building collapse wipes out two families

    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 killed, ten injured after building collapses in Thane

    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.

  • 11 workers trapped in mine rescued after 40 hours in China

    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

  • 75 Bangladeshi girls, rescued from brothels, head back home

    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

  • China ship capsize: 7 dead, 430 still missing

    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 asks foreign rescue workers to return home

    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

  • Nepal quake toll rises above 3,600; Rescue workers intensify efforts

    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