North Sikkim, May 20: The Indian Army rescued about 500 tourists, including 113 women and 54 children, who were stranded at Chungthang, due to landslides and roadblocks, informed an official release on Saturday. According to the release, heavy torrential rains were witnessed in Lachen, Lachung and Chungthang valleys on Friday. Following this, the tourists who were travelling to Lachung and Lachen Valley were stranded at Chungthang, due to landslides and roadblocks en route.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The Government of Nepal has stated that it is constantly making maximum efforts for the safety and rescue of Nepali citizens in the current complex security situation in Sudan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Cases of human trafficking including foreign employment frauds are on the rise in the country. Human trafficking is taking place despite police surveillance and awareness campaigns.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15:  Two helicopters have been mobilized for rescue in the plane crash in Pokhara. In a statement issued by the Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), helicopters (NAALX and NAALA) have been deployed from Pokhara.

DOLPA, Nov 23: Election staffers deputed to Upper Dolpa for conducting the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly have been unable to return to the district headquarters for lack of transportation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Seven Nepali migrant laborers who were stranded in Kuwait have been rescued and brought back to Nepal. They had gone to the Gulf country on a work visa.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 11: Rautahat police rescued 38 Indians who were stranded in the brick factory. The Rautahat police said that 38 people from Uttar Pradesh, India, who were stranded in the Aman brick factory in Paroha Municipality 4 of Rautahat, were rescued on Wednesday night.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Nepali Army (NA) has rescued two Israeli nationals and six Nepalis, who were stranded due to a landslide in Nyak village of Manaslu area of Gorkha district since Thursday.

GORKHA, Oct 3: It has been revealed that the person who went missing in an avalanche in Mt Manaslu located in Chumanuwri Rural Municipality-1 of North Gorkha is Dawa Sherpa from Taplejung.

GORKHA, Sept 28: All those injured in the avalanche that occurred at the Camp III of Mt Manaslu on Monday morning have been rescued.

DEV NAGAR, June 28: Three tigers rescued earlier are being sheltered in the Devnagar, Barandabhar forest. As the population of the tigers have increased uncontrollably in the Chitwan National Park and adjacent areas, a rescue facility in Devnagar is being set up.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Nepal Army (NA) has successfully rescued a mentally unstable man who had climbed on overhead high tension electrical lines on Saturday morning. A team of NA rescued the man with the help of a helicopter.

Teenager rescued from border

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KATHMANDU, June 5: A 19-year-old girl of Shuklaphanta Municipality-10 has been rescued from the border area. A joint team of Nepal Police and Maiti Nepal rescued the girl on Saturday evening from Dodhara Chandani Municipality-7.

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.

Tough it was earlier said that 55 people were trapped in snow, there were only 36 people to be exact.

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.

KAILALI, Oct 19: A couple trapped on an island in the middle of a river due to floods in Kailali has been rescued on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: A team of the Armed Police Force (APF), Saptari,  has rescued an Indian national from Saptari district.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: An additional 11 Nepali nationals rescued from Afghanistan landed at Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, August 31: A total of 828 Nepali nationals wanting to return from Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover were repatriated till Monday.

A total of 111 repatriated on Monday, 39 others on Sunday night

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.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 16: Two youths who were stranded on a hotel roof due to flooding in Melamchi River were rescued on Wednesday morning. They were rescued from a hotel located at Melamchi Bazar.

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.

BEIJING, Jan 25: Chinese rescuers have found the bodies of nine workers in a mine explosion, raising the death toll to 10, officials said Monday.

BEIJING, Jan 24: Rescuers in China on Sunday lifted to the surface one of 22 workers trapped for two weeks after an explosion in a northern gold mine, state media reported.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: A well-equipped team sent by the government to rescue the missing trekkers near the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) couldn’t land in the avalanche-hit area on Monday.

Street children rescued

January 5, 2020 12:18 pm

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.

45 street children rescued from capital

September 26, 2019 14:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: National Child Rights Council (NCRC) has rescued a total of 45 street-children from various places of Kathmandu on Wednesday.

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.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, revealed on Monday that they had adopted a rescued Jack Russell puppy.

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 15: The government’s efforts for the immediate rescue of flood and landslide victims across the country and relief for the affected has failed to impress them.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Chairman of National Assembly (Upper House) Ganesh Timilsina has expressed sorrow over the loss of lives and property caused by natural disasters in various parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Government has urged all concerned departments and bureau to engage in rescue and relief operation in the flood and landslide-hit areas across the country.