Rescue operations resumed in Chamoli on February 11 after a brief halt due to rise in the water level of Rishiganga river.
However, the relief operations have been started again with limited teams. Several disaster management agencies including NDRF, SDRF and even ITBP are on the ground to evacuate people who were swept after flash floods were triggered following a glacier burst in Chamoli.
Speaking to ANI, a NDRF official, Inspector Jayendra Vishnoi said, "Water level is rising so teams were shifted to safer locations.
Indian Army personnel are carrying out rescue operation at the site of avalanche in Sumna area of Joshimath Sector in Chamoli district. So far, 384 people have been found safe, 11 bodies have been recovered so far.
Eight Border Roads Organisation (BRO) workers were killed, seven injured and 31 went missing in an avalanche near the Indo-China border in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, officials said on Saturday. Two bodies were recovered from the site in the Sumna area of Niti Valley on Friday night, while six more were recovered on Saturday. Indian Army personnel were seen carrying out rescue operation in the region. Army personnel were seen carrying people in a stretcher. People were even airlifted from Chamoli to Joshimath where they were being treated at the Army hospital. Watch the full video for more details.
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Indian Army personnel are carrying out rescue operation at the site of avalanche in Sumna area of Joshimath Sector in Chamoli district. So far, 384 people have been rescued, 10 bodies have been recovered, 8 people are unaccounted.
Union home minister Amit Shah held a review meeting on Monday with chief ministers of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and lieutenant governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to discuss the preparedness for very severe cyclone Yaas, which is likely to make a landfall on the eastern coast on Wednesday. The East Coast Railway has cancelled 90 trains running on this route. It is likely to cancel 10 more by this evening as Cyclone Yaas gains momentum before intensifying into a severe storm.
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According to the decision concluded in the high-level meeting today, the CBSE board exam this year will not be cancelled; NDRF chief SN Pradhan asked authorities in the two states to adopt an over-preparing approach for the impending Cyclone Yaas; Delhi High Court declared the centre's decision to impose IGST on oxygen, concentrators 'unconstitutional'; Health experts have informed that a woman can get vaccinated against Covid-19 anytime after childbirth; Delhi Police made a plea seeking 12 days of custodial remand of wrestler Sushil Kumar while Court reserves order.
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A four-year-old boy was rescued after he fell into a nearly 90-feet-deep open borewell in Rajasthan's Jalore. Three teams of NDRF and one team of SDRF reached at the spot. He was rescued later after almost 14 hours of effort. He was taken to a hospital for first-aid. A villager had raised the alarm when he saw the boy slipping into the borewell.
A four-year-old boy fell into a nearly 90-foot-deep open borewell in Rajasthan. The incident took place in a village in the state's Jalore district on Thursday. Police said the child, identified as Anil Dewasi, is alive and rescue efforts are underway. Police said rescue was delayed due to absence of required expertise for the operation. Operation began after teams of NDRF and SDRF reached the spot in Lachhri village. Police said a camera lowered into the borewell located the boy at a depth of 90 feet. Oxygen was pumped into the borewell and food was also dropped inside for the child. As per police, borewell was dug two days back in a farm owned by the child's father.
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Indo-Tibetan Border Police Jawans conducted ice snow craft training at a high altitude of 11,000 ft. They trained in extreme cold conditions with enthusiasm. The video released by ITBP showed the efforts of the team. Watch the video on Oneindia English.
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ITBP IG, Anand Swaroop visited Delhi's Sardar Patel Covid care centre on Friday. Swaroop reviewed ground arrangements at the covid centre in Chhatarpur. Senior ITBP officials regularly visit the centre to meet patients, take stock of arrangements. The IG visited the facility for the fourth time in the past 6 days to see the patients. At present, Sardar Patel CCC is managing over 400 Covid patients on oxygen support. The covid facility was jointly established by Delhi govt and ITBP on April 26, 2021. Last year too, during the first wave, the facility was set up to serve Covid patients. Oxygen supply at the centre has been normalised and there's no lack of oxygen for patients. The centre provides medical treatment, medicines, food, etc to patients free of cost. Services inside the centre are managed by doctors, ITBP medical staff and NGO volunteers.
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Italian Ambassador to India, Vincenzo de Luca "switched on" an oxygen plant on May 06 at an ITBP Referral Hospital in Greater Noida. The plant will supply oxygen to more than 100 beds at a time to the COVID-19 patients admitted at the centre. "After 48 hours our team with ITBP have been able to make oxygen production machine working. It's a sign of capacity of Italy and India to work together in a spirit of friendship and solidarity. This plant will supply oxygen to more than 100 beds at a time," Italian envoy told ANI. The plant was installed at the hospital in just 48 hours time.
Senior ITBP officials visited Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre in Delhi's Chhatarpur to meet patients and examine ground arrangements on April 30. 400 patients are presently admitted at the centre. Several locals had complained of poor management at the Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre.