Tag Archives: relief operations

J&K Floods: Relief Rushed, Telecom Lines Restored, 20,000 Rescued (Photos)

A total of 1,737 personnel and 315.5 metric tonnes of relief material have been airlifted on Monday, September 8 by the Indian Air Force (IAF) using 45 aircraft flying 186 sorties, while the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) chaired by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth continued its review of the situation in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. So far, Army and National ...

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Uttarakhand Rescue, Relief Latest Update: Army Opens Sonprayag to Gauri Kund Link Road, Kedarnath, Badrinath Connected

One week after the Uttarakhand flash floods, army on Friday opened the key road link from Sonprayag to Gauri Kund which is the base camp for trek to Kedarnath, and began evacuating about 1,000 people who were stranded at Gauri Kund along the newly opened road to Sonprayag and Tehri. Army Para troopers with specialized mountaineering equipment reached out to ...

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