rescue mission

Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain

October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Panic post Assam riots exposes human trafficking in Goa mines (Goa Newsletter)

August 25th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
The North East Association of Goa (NEAG), which was cobbled together by northeastern migrants working here in the aftermath of the Assam riots, has managed to track down, with the help ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Prince William saves drowning girl

August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Prince William led his helicopter crew on a rescue mission and saved a 16-year-old girl from drowning.The girl got into difficulties after going to help ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four foreigners kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria

August 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Aug 4 (IANS) Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were Saturday taken hostage by suspected ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Peruvian police rescue 10 kids from guerrillas

July 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Police rescued 10 children who had been forcibly recruited by a guerrilla group in southern Peru, President Ollanta Humala said Friday."Ten children have been recovered. There ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Coast Guard rescues ailing Pakistani sailor

June 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) In an emergency medical rescue mission, an Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship rescued an ailing Pakistani sailor from a merchant vessel off the coast of Goa ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chanderpaul defying England in Lord’s Test

May 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20, (IANS/CMC) England batsman Ian Bell has underscored the need to get Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket early on the fourth day as the hosts go in search of a comprehensive ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

One dead as six Uzbeks fall into well

April 4th, 2012 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Six migrants from Uzbekistan fell into an abandoned well one by one, while trying to help each other out in a Russian village, officials said. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

28 Belgians die in Swiss bus accident (Third Lead)

March 14th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 14 (IANS) At least 28 Belgians, including 22 children, were killed in a horrific accident inside a tunnel in Switzerland, police said Wednesday. Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rihanna spends 15,000 pounds on hair rescue mission

March 2nd, 2012 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Singer Rihanna ended up blowing 15,000 pounds to rescue her tangled hair post a sauna session.The pop star flew her stylist first class from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Buried under avalanche, help came from the sky’

February 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) Trapped in his relative's house after a massive avalanche buried the village, Abdul Rafique Lone had given up all hopes of survival when he heard the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jessica Buchanan to arrive in a commercial flight from Somalia

January 31st, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mogadishu, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jessica Buchanan, the American aid worker who was dramatically rescued by the US Navy SEALs in the Somalia, is scheduled to arrive in the United States on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lifeboats rescue pony from a small beach

January 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rescuers had a tough time saving a pony from the waters in Ceibwr. The animal looked visibly frightened as the rescuers tried to get it out of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese police kill seven kidnappers, free hostages

December 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) Police fatally shot seven kidnappers during a hostage rescue mission in northwest China Wednesday night, authorities said Thursday.Two people were kidnapped in the mountainous area of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Five die in US chopper crash

December 8th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (IANS) A helicopter crashed near Las Vegas Wednesday evening killing four passengers on board and the pilot, an official said.The accident occurred around 5 p.m. when ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six feared dead in Kansas elevator explosion

October 31st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atchison, Kan., Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Six people are feared dead after an elevator exploded on Sunday. The accident happened at a Bartlett Grain Co. facility in Atchison. Rescue efforts have been ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hundreds still stuck in remote villages in Sikkim

September 22nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gangtok, Sep 22 (IANS) Even as most of the media focus has been on Manang in north Sikkim that is said to be the worst affected in Sunday's earthquake, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sendai’s homeless fear new quake

March 14th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Sendai (Japan), March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a sleepless night on cardboard boxes in ravaged Sendai's drafty night shelters, thousands of the newly homeless Monday woke to the threat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Libyan troops arrest three Dutch soldiers during rescue mission

March 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by BNO News
SIRT, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Libyan troops have detained three Dutch soldiers during a secret mission to evacuate civilians from Libya, Dutch officials said on Thursday morning.Defense spokesman Otte Beeksma said the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Blair urged Gaddafi to stop killing protesters during two telephone conversations this week

February 27th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 27 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who has been condemned worldwide over his connections with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, had reportedly phoned the Libyan leader twice early this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trott stars as England win Adelaide ODI against Australia to stay in series

January 26th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Jan 26(ANI): England batsman Jonathan Trott scored a century on Wednesday to guide his team to a 21-run win in the fourth ODI against Australia in Adelaide.Trott's 102 from 126 balls ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Begin 2011 with politics, terror on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)

January 6th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The year begins with hard-hitting tales of politics, terror and mind-numbing Punjabi short stories on partition. Here are five books that stimulate the mind:1. Book: "Invitation"; Written ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Prince William’s rescue crew saves the life of Greg Watkins

November 22nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Snowdow, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has emerged that Prince William was part of the rescue mission to save the life of Greg Watkins. The British monarch was called into action ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

WWII Elephant man rescue can be now seen on film

November 1st, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cambridge, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “Elephant Man” has been known for several decades but for the first time, an amateur video has emerged on how he used elephants to rescue several ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Balloon Boy’s father Richard Heene develops a bear scratcher

October 29th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Richard Heene, now famously called the “balloon boy dad” has emerged on the public scene again with, this time trying to get Americans to accept what ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Edwin Fry jailed for rescuing his dog from the pound

October 25th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hydro, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Oklahoma man freed his dog from the pound but found himself in jail as well. The 73-year-old Edwin Fry used lawn tractor and bolt cutters on ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Sebastian Pinera, Chilean President Attends Rescue Mission

October 14th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sebastian Pinera the President of Chile has dubbed the rescue operation to bring back the 33 ill fated miners from the depth of the accident struck ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ninth Chilean Miner Comes Out Unharmed

October 13th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chile, Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rescue mission is in progress at the Atacama desert in Chile where 33 miners got trapped deep inside a copper mine more than ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Operation To Rescue Chilean Miners Reaches Final Stages

October 9th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The 33 miners who have been trapped in an underground mine for the past two months can now breath a sigh of relief as rescue crews are now just ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince William undertakes first air-sea rescue mission with RAF

October 6th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 06 (ANI): Prince William has successfully completed his first air-sea rescue mission with the RAF.He was part of an offshore operation off Cumbria to help a stricken oil-rig worker. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa Rescued By Armed Forces

October 1st, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Quito, Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa was rescued by loyalist troops from a hospital late Thursday from police officials who had besieged the president and threw the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rescue team sets out to find missing trekkers in Uttarakhand

September 27th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish GoelUttarkashi (Uttarakhand), Sep. 27 (ANI): The administration in Uttarakhand has deployed a rescue team to find eight trekkers who have gone missing in the flood-ravaged and landslide-hit Uttarkashi town while ... Read more...

Posted in National |

American Millionaire Leaves $8M For Australian Wombat Rescue

September 23rd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A volunteer wombat rescue on South Australia was shocked when they received an eight million dollar donation from an American benefactor for their Wombat Awareness Organisation. The unidentified ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New Zealand plane makes Antarctic rescue mission

September 14th, 2010 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 14 (DPA) A Royal New Zealand Air Force plane left Christchurch Tuesday on a rescue mission to evacuate a seriously ill American man from the US' Antarctic research base at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Trapped Chilean miners may be too fat to fit through escape hole by Xmas

August 26th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.26 (ANI): Chilean authorities have expressed fears that the 33 miners trapped underground in the San Jose mine in Copiapo might get too fat to fit through a 26-inch diameter escape ... Read more...

Posted in World |

« Previous Entries