Jharkhand government will airlift stranded workers after clearing Silkyara tunnel.

Jharkhand government will airlift stranded workers after clearing Silkyara tunnel.

The Jharkhand government has planned to rescue workers from its state who were among the 41 people trapped in the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand, following their rescue. About 15 laborers from Jharkhand are trapped in the tunnel. A Jharkhand Labor Department official present at the rescue site told PTI that the state government has planned […]

IAF deploys C-17 to airlift critical equipment from Indore

IAF deploys C-17 to airlift critical equipment from Indore

A C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force has been deployed to transport about 22 tonnes of critical equipment from Indore to Dehradun amid the ongoing rescue operation at the Silkyara tunnel site in Uttarakhand, officials said on Friday. Working around the clock with a powerful machine, rescue workers have drilled up to 24 […]

IAF deploys C-17 to airlift critical equipment from Indore

IAF deploys C-17 to airlift critical equipment from Indore

Uttarakhand tunnel collapse A C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force has been deployed to transport about 22 tonnes of critical equipment from Indore to Dehradun amid the ongoing rescue operation at the Silkyara tunnel site in Uttarakhand, officials said on Friday. Working around the clock with a powerful machine, rescue workers have drilled […]

Residents fleeing as wildfires rage in Canada’s northwest, airlift begins

Residents of the capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories began fleeing wildfires in long convoys on Thursday while air evacuations were underway for those who could not go by road, in Canada’s worst fire on record. The latest chapter in a bad fire season. Fire information officer Mike Westwick said the fire was within 16 kilometers […]