To further boost the ongoing repatriation efforts under 'Operation Kaveri' of the Union government, Indian carrier IndiGo joined the mission and with 231 stranded Indians took off from Jeddah. Indigo joins #OperationKaveri. 231 Indians in a flight to New Delhi from Jeddah. With this 5th outbound flight, around 1600 reached or airborne for India. Happy journey. Our Mission continues," Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan… read-more
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A fire broke out in the Agripada area of Mumbai early on 20th April. The incident took place on the second floor of a building in the Agripada area. Four engines were immediately sent to the scene of the incident after the fire broke out. The cause of the incident is yet not known. More details about the incident are awaited.
An Air India ferry flight took off from the IGI Airport in New Delhi at 7:36 AM in Ukraine for the Indians who wished to return home. The Dreamliner B-787 aircraft is deployed for special operation with a capacity of over 200 seats. Air India had already announced that a total of three flights from Ukraine to India would operate for Indian nationals on February 22, 24, and 26.
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The wildlife officials rescued a female leopard cub after receiving the information from locals near Mumbai's Aarey Colony on September 28. Reportedly, the locals found the cub, which is said to be barely 45 days old, walking alone on the street amid the heavy rainfall. The team has taken the cub to Sanjay Gandhi National Park and is trying to reunite it with its mother in the park.
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Following the collapse of a four-story building in North Delhi's Malkaganj near Subzi Mandi, two children, reportedly brothers, succumbed to their injuries at Bada Hindu Rao hospital on September 13. One person, who was rescued from the debris, has been undergoing treatment at the hospital. Besides, a car parked near the building was badly damaged by the debris. However, around seven fire tenders were involved in the rescue operation.
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The death of British citizens in the Kabul airport highlight the need of evacuation operations, according to British PM Boris Johnson. He also stated that UK will "shift heaven and earth" to evacuate anyone left behind once the airlift is completed. He acknowledged that the timing of the departure was not what his government would have preferred, but lauded the evacuation effort as "quite remarkable".
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The Department of Women Development and Child Welfare (WCD) managed to rescued 83 children from the clutches of the begging rackets in collaboration with Hyderabad police. Meanwhile, E Akkeshwar Rao, District Welfare Officer (DWO) of Hyderabad said the pandemic increased the problem of beggings as the ''children were being forced into the begging rackets''. Notably, WCD and the police have saved 580 children so far under the operation ''Smile… read-more
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