Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicSearch and rescue

Topic: search and rescue

7 killed, 17 injured as cloudburst hits remote village in J&K’s Kishtwar

Two columns of Army have been mobilised to assist the civil administration in rescue mission. People have been asked to stay vigilant as heavy downpour is predicted till July end.

Mumbai building crash: Crowds in already congested Dongri area hamper rescue efforts

The crowded, narrow lanes in Dongri has slowed down the pace of rescue efforts as civic authorities struggle to access the crash site in Mumbai.

AN-32 has served IAF for 35 years. We can’t turn our back on ageing workhorse now

IAF’s search and rescue teams are in urgent need of modernisation. A nationwide integrated civil/military system with a centralised structure is the way out.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.