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'If agencies hadn't cooperated…': Arnold Dix's ‘perfect’ remark on tunnel rescue

All 41 workers, who were trapped inside Uttarakhand's Silkyari tunnel since November 12, were evacuated safely on Tuesday evening.

International tunneling expert Arnold Dix speaks to the media on the successful rescue of all 41 workers from the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi. (ANI )
Published on Nov 30, 2023 11:24 PM IST

AIIMS-Rishikesh's health update on 41 workers rescued from Uttarkashi tunnel

We have given medical clearance to all of them. Workers from Jharkhand and Odisha may be discharged today, Dr Narendra Kumar of AIIMS Rishikesh.

Rescued workers from the collapsed Silkyara Tunnel being treated at the AIIMS, in Rishikesh, on November 29. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 03:21 PM IST

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue boosts morale of nation amid global wars, World Cup final loss

After 17 harrowing days inside the tunnel, Tuesday evening finally brought relief as 12 “rat-hole miners” burrowed through a wall of rock, mud and debris with hand-held tools.

Family members of Sukram Bediya and Naresh Bediya, who were rescued from the tunnel on Tuesday, celebrate at Khirabera village in Ranchi district on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 06:44 AM IST
ByDhrubo Jyoti, New Delhi

‘Joy, gratitude’: Rescued 41 set for a new chapter

For the rat-hole miners, too, it was a moment of catharsis – seeing their life of ignominy, menial labour find what it always had lacked, a modicum of respect.

Rescued workers board an Indian Air Force (IAF) Chinook helicopter to be airlifted to Rishikesh, at Chinyalisaur airstrip(AP)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 12:40 AM IST

Licked water dripping from rocks, ate ‘muri’: J'khand worker rescued from tunnel

The rescue operation began on November 12 after a portion of the under-construction tunnel on Uttarakhand's Char Dham route collapsed following a landslide.

Ambulances drive out of the tunnel carrying rescued workers in Silkyara in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, India, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.(AP)
Published on Nov 29, 2023 11:56 AM IST
PTI | , Ranchi

Workers rescued from collapsed tunnel to be flown to AIIMS Rishikesh

Chief medical officer (Uttarkashi) RCS Panwar said the workers, who were kept under observation at a community health centre, were in good physical and mental health

The 41 trapped workers were rescued from the Silkyara-Barkot tunnel in Uttarkashi district on Wednesday. (PTI)
Published on Nov 29, 2023 11:06 AM IST

Rescued worker's ‘thumbs up’ after coming out of Uttarkashi tunnel. Watch

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: All 41 workers were rescued successfully on Tuesday evening after over 400 hours.

All 41 workers trapped inside a broken under-construction tunnel for the past 17 days.
Published on Nov 29, 2023 10:53 AM IST

'Miracle': Tunnelling expert Arnold Dix says he will visit temple because...

Arnold Dix said he would have to visit the temple to say ‘thank you’ as that was his promise when the difficult rescue operation in Uttarakhand was going on.

Arnold Dix on Tuesday sat in front of the makeshift temple in Uttarkashi. On Tuesday, the mission met success and all 41 workers were rescued.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2023 11:37 AM IST

First morning outside Uttarkashi tunnel, here's what 41 men did after 17 days

None of the 41 workers has been diagnosed with any serious ailment, health director Dr Pravik Kumar confirmed on Wednesday morning.

The 41 workers of the Silkyara tunnel underwent medical examinations on Wednesday morning.
Updated on Nov 29, 2023 09:46 AM IST

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue: Who is rat-hole miner Munna Qureshi, hailed as hero?

Rat-hole miners on Tuesday made the breakthrough possible in the Uttarkashi rescue operation as Munna Qureshi became the first miner to reach the trapped men.

Rescue officials with Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union minister of State VK Singh after the successful completion of the rescue mission.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2023 06:17 AM IST

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue: After 422 anxious hours, families rejoice

As the quaint mountain town of Kotdwar in Uttarakhand was lighting up on Diwali day, Jaimal Singh Negi’s life descended into darkness.

Locals and family members of trapped workers near the under-construction tunnel between Silkyara and Dandalgaon on the Brahmakhal-Yamunotri national highway,(PTI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2023 04:45 AM IST

‘Only Australian who gave good news': Arnold Dix hailed for leading rescue ops

Social media users also lauded the spiritual side of the professor who was seen joining a priest earlier at the rescue site and praying for the workers.

International tunnelling expert Arnold Dix(PTI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2023 03:24 AM IST

It’s Diwali for rescued workers’ families in UP!

Festivities rent the air as soon as the news of the men walking out of theSilkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand reached their families in Uttar Pradesh

Manjeet Chauhan’s mother holding sweets with eyes on the TV set on Tuesday. (Sourced)
Updated on Nov 29, 2023 05:44 AM IST

‘Today is the real Diwali for us’, say workers rescued from Uttarkashi tunnel

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue: Diwali Day, November 12, is when these 41 workers got trapped inside the 4.5 km long tunnel at 5.30 a.m.

A worker is surrounded by SDRF personnel after his rescue from inside the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. (Sourced image)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 11:27 PM IST

President Murmu lauds ‘resilience’ of trapped workers after their safe rescue

President Murmu expressed the nation's gratitude for these workers who contribute to critical infrastructure despite personal risks.

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami acknowledged the morale and courage of the workers and personnel involved in the rescue operation.(AP)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 11:19 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Uttarakhand CM announces financial aid of 1 lakh to each rescued worker

Pushkar Dhami was present along with Union minister VK Singh to welcome the workers who were brought out by the rescuers from inside the Silkyara tunnel.

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami (R) embraces a construction worker following his rescue from inside the under construction Silkyara tunnel.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 10:32 PM IST

Human labour triumphed over machinery: Global media on Uttarkashi rescue op

The first workers were removed following a series of agonizing setbacks.

A worker along with a rescue personnel who evacuated him.(ANI)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 10:16 PM IST

‘Great news’: Amit Shah hails rescue of 41 workers from Uttarakhand tunnel

Uttarakhand tunnel rescue update: Amit Shah terms rescue of workers from Uttarakhand tunnel 'great news'.

Union home minister Amit Shah. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 09:55 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

How the Uttarakhand tunnel rescue operation transpired in 17 days: Timeline

After an intense 17-day rescue operation, all 41 workers trapped in the partially collapsed Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi district were rescued on Tuesday.

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel along with other rescue operatives gather near the face of the collapsed under construction Silkyara tunnel in the Uttarkashi district of India's Uttarakhand state, on November 28, (AFP)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 09:45 PM IST

Watch: How Uttarakhand CM welcomed first worker evacuated from tunnel

In the visuals, Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami was seen hugging and talking to the workers as they huddled outside the tunnel.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways VK Singh greet rescued workers coming out of the collapsed Silkyara Tunnel, in Uttarkashi district. (PTI)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 09:16 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

‘When science meets faith’: BJP leader on tunnel rescue expert's prayers

The video depicted Arnold Dix seated in front of the local deity's temple while the priest conducted the puja, as the rescue operation continued alongside.

Tunnelling expert's prayers on Tuesday were aimed at ensuring the safe evacuation of the 41 workers who had been trapped for 16 days (X/@amitmalviya)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 07:09 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Mamata sends team to Uttarkashi to help evacuation of workers from Bengal

The NDMA has said the rescue operations are near a breakthrough as the pipe has to be pushed for another two metres to reach the 41 workers.

Manual drilling underway as rescue operations enter the 17th day in the Silkyara tunnel, in Uttarkashi on Tuesday. (ANI)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Uttarkashi rescue: These are the trapped workers in Silkyara tunnel. Full list

In the final phase of rescue at Uttarakhand tunnel, each worker will be placed on a wheeled stretcher and carefully pulled outside by rescue teams using ropes.

Villagers and locals gather to look at the efforts by the operatives to rescue the 41 men trapped inside the collapsed under construction Silkyara tunnel in the Uttarkashi district of India's Uttarakhand state on November 28, 2023. Indian rescue teams digging by hand are on the verge of breaking through to reach 41 men trapped in a collapsed road tunnel, officials said Tuesday, raising hopes the end of the marathon 17-day operation is in sight. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 04:46 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Explained: How the Silkyara tunnel rescue operation is being carried out

A stretch of mud road was re-laid to make passage of ambulances easier. Stretchers were being taken inside the mouth of the tunnel

In the Silkyara tunnel operation, the American Auger 600-1200, high powered horizontal drilling was used. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 04:59 PM IST

Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: Meet team behind rescue ops to evacuate 41 workers

Dozens of officers, workers, and foreign experts are currently in Uttarakhand, overseeing the rescue operation to extract the men trapped in Uttarkashi tunnel.

Meet the team responsible for the safe evacuation of workers trapped in Uttarakhand tunnel collapse.
Published on Nov 28, 2023 03:49 PM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha

Breakthrough in tunnel rescue ops, ambulances on stand-by; NDRF team to go first

The rescue team drilled through rocks and debris on Tuesday and were set to pull the trapped workers out of tunnel one by one to safety.

Ambulances, doctors on stand-by outside the collapsed Silkyara Tunnel where 41 workers are trapped.(ANI)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 02:03 PM IST

Expert updates on Uttarakhand rescue; IIT-M suspends teacher over suicide

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International Tunneling Expert Arnold Dix (ANI)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:01 PM IST

From rat-hole mining to vertical drilling — methods used at Uttarkashi tunnel

The rescue missions in Uttarkashi are currently underway, with different approaches being used to extract the 41 trapped workers stuck inside collapsed tunnel.

Rescue personnel work at the collapsed under construction Silkyara tunnel in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand on November 27.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 01:49 PM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue: Good news by this evening? CM Dhami's big update

About 57 metres of drilling work from the mouth of the Silkyara tunnel is to be done in total to lay a pipe inside the tunnel to reach the trapped workers.

Updated on Nov 28, 2023 10:18 AM IST

First video of manual drilling inside collapsed Uttarkashi tunnel released

Rat-hole mining experts called in to help rescue the 41 workers began manual drilling through the rubble of Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi.

The first visuals of manual drilling inside the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi were released by news agency ANI.
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 08:41 AM IST
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