KIMATHANKA, March 10: The identities of 10 people who died in a bus accident in Madi Municipality-6 of Sankhuwasabha have been revealed. The identities of 10 people killed and five injured in the bus accident have been revealed, police said.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: A woman who was stranded in New Delhi, India, for the past two months has been rescued on the initiative of Labor, Employment and Social Security Minister Krishna Kumar Shrestha. A 32-year-old woman from Morang Sundaraharauchaki, who was on her way to the UAE via New Delhi, India after paying Rs 220,000 to a broker to earn money, has been rescued after two months.
KIMATHANKA, Oct 26: Four Nepalis have been rescued from Makalu Base Camp of Makalu Rural Municipality-2 of Sankhuwasabha in a helicopter on Monday, according to the District Police Office, Sankhuwasabha.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has directed the concerned agencies to promptly rescue foreign tourists stranded in different parts of the country due to flooding, landslide and inundation after the incessant rains in the past few days.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the authorities concerned to make arrangements for immediate rescue and relief of those affected by floods and inundation after heavy rains in different parts of the country.
NEPALGUNJ, Oct 19: Four people trapped in the swollen Rapti River have been rescued safely. The locals of Duduwa Rural Municipality Ward 4 of Banke were trapped in the middle of the Rapti River on Monday evening.
KATHMANDU, August 21: Thirty-six more Nepali nationals, who were stranded in Afghanistan, have been rescued and brought back home on Saturday. Similarly, some other Nepali nationals rescued are scheduled to land in Kathmandu on Saturday night.
KATHMANDU, August 16: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has directed the authorities concerned to prepare for repatriation of Nepali nationals living in Afghanistan. Home Minister Khand on Monday invited officials of Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation as well as chiefs of four security bodies at the Home Ministry and issued directive to them in this regard.
POKHARA, August 16: Many Nepali nationals working in Afghanistan are worried for their safety after Taliban insurgents take control of Kabul-- the capital city of the war-torn Afghanistan-- on Sunday. The fear of potential attacks by the Taliban has led thousands of people to leave the country in a haste.
LUCKNOW, Feb 8: Hundreds of military personnel were deployed in the Indian Himalayas on Monday to help find at least 125 people unaccounted for after a part of a glacier broke away, setting off a torrent of water, rock and dust down a mountain valley.
BAITADI, Sept 24: SOS Children's Village has rescued six helpless sisters from Dashrath Chand Municipality-10, in Baitadi. The sisters between the ages of five to 15 years old had been living helplessly without parents for the last two years.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Five flights have been scheduled to fly to Lukla tomorrow morning to rescue the tourists who have left stranded there following the enforcement of nationwide lockdown by the government as an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) said.
ELAZIG, Turkey, Jan 26: Rescue teams working through the night in sub-zero temperatures pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey’s disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country’s east rose to 31.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government suspended the search for the missing trekkers in the Annapurna region on Thursday citing renewed snowfall and difficulties in digging through the hardened avalanche debris. Officials said the search will resume possibly in March. The rescuers have already identified a gorge where the trekkers might be buried.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The government has suspended search and rescue operation for four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides who have gone missing following an avalanche in Annapurna region since Monday.
Kathmandu, Jan 22: The government on Tuesday morning sent a helicopter equipped with a high-tech device to the Annapurna Base Camp area to detect the possible location of the trekkers, who are missing after a massive avalanche in the region last week.
DAMAK, Jan 5: Fifteen street children were rescued from Damak of Jhapa district on Saturday. The children were rescued under the campaign of the State government to make State no.1 free of street children.
NAGANO, JAPAN, Oct 14: Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, as officials warned of more rain later in the day.
ABACO, BAHAMAS, Sept 5: When Hurricane Dorian hit Sylvia Cottis’ home at a beach club in the Bahamas, the fearsome Category 5 storm blew out the supposedly hurricane-proof windows, turning the glass into razor-sharp shrapnel that opened a wide gash on her knee.
FREEPORT, BAHAMAS, Sept 4: Rescuers trying to reach drenched and stunned victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas fanned out across a blasted landscape of smashed and flooded homes Wednesday, while disaster relief organizations rushed to bring in food and medicine. The official death toll stood at seven but was certain to rise.
FREEPORT, BAHAMAS, Sept 4: Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Constraint of resources and lack of planning continue to hit the rescue, relief and rehabilitation works as the provincial governments fail to bring measures to cope up with the rising disasters.
KATHMANDU, July 14: State Affairs Committee of the Parliament (SAC) has directed the government to relocate the people caught in floods and landslides and to make necessary arrangements to prevent the loss of additional lives and poperty.
SURKHET, July 12: On July 1, Pasang Futik Tamang of remote Chitai village in Mugum Karmarong Rural Municipality-1, in Mugu district delivered her baby at home. The nearest health center is five hours on foot from her home. In lack of transport service, visiting the health center was out of question, so she gave birth at home.
BAJURA, June 10: Sarita Rokaya, 24, of Rajali, Badimalika municipality- 3 who was injured after being hit by a falling rock on Sunday has been rescued by an airplane and sent to the Nepalgunj-based Kohalpur Medical College.
PITHORAGARH, June 5: Indian authorities will likely take around ten days to recover the bodies of five missing climbers believed to have been killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials said.
PARIS, May 10: Two French soldiers were killed in a night-time rescue of four foreign hostages including two French citizens from the clutches of a militant group described as “terrorists” by the military.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Forty-nine women have been rescued from a correction home based in Bishnumati of Budhanilkantha municipality-5. The Nepal Police Headquarters said the police intervened in the Kripaghar Correction Center and rescued the women residing there as it was found to be operating against the standard.