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  • Three killed in wall collapse in Lengradih 06-04-2014 03:24 PM

    Three people died in sleep when a wall of a building collapsed on them in Jharkhand's Godda district, police said Sunday. According to the police, the three people were carrying coal on their bicycles when they Saturday night reached Lengradih village of Godda district, about 400 km from the state...
  • 7 dead in a seven-storey building collapse in Mumbai 14-03-2014 11:26 PM

    Seven people were dead and five others were injured in a building collapse in Mumbai. Rescuers are working against the clock with more feared to be still trapped in the debris. The seven-storeyed structure was on the BMC's demolition list. ...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Two dead, five injured 14-03-2014 05:37 PM

    Mumbai: Two people died while five others were injured when a seven-storey building collapsed in Vakola area of Mumbai on Friday morning. Locals said that a lawyer used to reside in the building even though the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had issued a notice for its demolition. Apart from the lawyer,...
  • Watch: A 7-storey building in Mumbai collapses like a pack of cards 14-03-2014 03:19 PM

    A 7-storey building in Mumbai's Vakola area collapsed like a pack of cards on Friday morning. One person died while three others were rescued. Rescue operations are underway. ...
  • Mumbai: 7-storey building collapses in Vakola, seven dead 14-03-2014 12:35 PM

    Mumbai: Seven people died while six others were injured as a seven-storey building collapsed in Vakola area of Mumbai on Friday morning. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said the building was unoccupied but it was located next to a slum area which caused the casualties. Both fire brigade and NDRF are...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-03-2014 10:29 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Building collapse in Manhattan, 1dead 12-03-2014 09:10 PM

    An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing one person and injuring many others. A utility company says a resident in a nearby building reported smelling gas shortly before the explosion. ...
  • 2 New York buildings collapse in explosion, 2 people dead 12-03-2014 07:37 PM

    New York: A thunderous explosion flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday as utility workers were on their way to investigate a report of a gas leak, killing at least two people, injuring more than 20 and leaving over a dozen others unaccounted for. The fiery blast rocked the neighborhood...
  • Four family members killed in house collapse 02-03-2014 06:12 PM

    Four members of a family were killed and one seriously injured when part of a mud house collapsed in Jafarganj area in Fatehpur, police said on Sunday. Puja (30), her three daughters Gayatri (10), Priya (6), and Gudiya (1) were killed when the room in which they were sleeping collapsed...
  • Fly-over collapse: MP goverment suspends three engineers 01-03-2014 12:20 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Government on Friday suspended an executive engineer and two engineers following the collapse of a portion of an under-construction fly-over on Thursday. Three labourers were injured in the collapse. Public Works Department sources said Executive Engineer R N Mishra and two Assistant Engineers were suspended for alleged negligence...
  • Seven die in roof collapse during wedding ceremony 28-02-2014 10:02 PM

    At least six persons were killed and 12 others were injured when the roof of a house collapsed on Friday during a wedding ceremony in Tankupi village here, police said. The roof where the rituals were being observed was overcrowded. The victims were either on the roof or in the...
  • Five of a family killed as house collapses after heavy rain 22-02-2014 03:27 PM

    At least five people were killed near Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri town when a roof of a house collapsed following heavy rain, officials said on Saturday. The incident took place at Auna village on Friday past midnight when the family of two women, two teenaged girls and a man was fast...
  • South Korea: College roof collapses, kills 10 18-02-2014 08:54 AM

    Kathmandu: A resort auditorium's roof loaded down with snow and rain collapsed during a welcoming ceremony for South Korean university freshmen, killing 10 and injuring more than 100, officials said Tuesday. Emergency staff worked through the night to pull people from beneath twisted metal and other debris and rush the...
  • Goa building collapse: Two senior government officials arrested 12-02-2014 04:39 PM

    Goa Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two senior government officials in connection with the last month's building collapse that left more than 30 people dead. Additional District Collector (North) Dipak Desai and Deputy Collector (Bicholim) Pradip Naik were placed under arrest by the crime branch, which had been questioning them...
  • Foot over-bridge falls over Amrapali Express 04-02-2014 10:01 AM

    Samastipur: A portion of a foot over-bridge on Monday fell over bogies of Katihar-bound Amrapali Express on Samastipur, but there was no report of any casualty. The Amritsar-Katihar Amrapali Express moving at slow speed hit an engine going to yard following which three bogies of the Express train derailed and...
  • Goa building collapse: Many questionable projects still being approved 23-01-2014 08:59 AM

    Panaji: Goa saw the worst ever building collapse last month which left 31 people dead. The incident exposing the rampant illegal construction in the state. Despite Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's promises to crack down, CNN-IBN found several questionable projects being given approvals. Days after the Canacona disaster, further investigation has...
  • 4 persons killed as under-construction house collapses in Beawar 22-01-2014 12:48 PM

    Four persons, including three labourers, were killed and three others got injured when a portion of an under-construction house collapsed at Beawar in Ajmer district, the police said on Wednesday. The mishap occurred when under-construction portion of a renovated building suddenly came down on Tuesday in Teja Chowk area, they...
  • Goa: Government blacklists accused builders in Canacona building collapse case 15-01-2014 05:55 PM

    The Goa government on Wednesday blacklisted the construction firm responsible for the Canacona building collapse early this month, which left 31 people dead. "We have withdrawn all the licences of the builder (M/S Bharat Realtors and Developers). We have also blacklisted them," Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said. The builders, who...
  • Goa: Deputy Collector arrested in Canacona building mishap 14-01-2014 05:14 PM

    A Deputy Collector has been arrested in connection with the Canacona building collapse in Goa which left 27 people dead, police said on Tuesday. Prashant Shirodkar, Deputy Collector of the area, who was also holding charge of Chief officer of Canacona Municipal Council, was arrested on Monday. Police inspector Harish...
  • Last 10 years of Congress rule worst in Indian history: Narendra Modi 12-01-2014 08:20 PM

    Panaji: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi kick started his party's Lok Sabha campaign in Goa with yet another blistering attack on the Congress and its Central government during the 'Vijay Sankalp Rally' in Panaji on Sunday. While addressing the mega rally, Modi said people were now ready...
  • Goa building collapse: Death toll mounts to 28 11-01-2014 04:23 PM

    Panaji: The death toll in Canacona building collapse in Goa has risen to 28. More than 40 people were trapped under the debris when the under-construction five-storey building caved in on Saturday afternoon. Rescuers had since managed to pull out 16 people alive from the debris. Ashok Menon, incharge of...
  • Goa building collapse: Death toll mounts to 24 09-01-2014 12:36 PM

    Panaji: With the recovery of three more bodies from the debris, the death toll in Canacona building collapse in Goa has risen to 24 even as the operation to remove the rubble has entered its final phase. "We recovered three more bodies from the debris of the building last night...
  • Goa building collapse: Toll mounts to 21, contractor's bail plea rejected 08-01-2014 11:53 PM

    Panaji: The death toll in Goa building collapse has risen to 21. The under-construction building in Chawdi area of Canacona collapsed last Saturday. The rescue operations were stalled for two days when the adjacent buildings started tilting. However, they have been resumed now. Meanwhile, the contractor Vishwas Desai 's anticipatory...
  • Goa building collapse: Contractor applies for anticipatory bail 08-01-2014 10:33 AM

    Panaji: Contractor Vishwas Desai has filed for anticipatory bail in the Goa building collapse case. The plea is expected to come up for hearing in a Margao court later on Wednesday. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Canacona police is likely to argue that the contractor used poor quality material...
  • Will Parrikar be able to tackle the rampant land mafia in Goa? 08-01-2014 10:19 AM

    Canacona: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's administration is struggling for answer as Goa mourns the loss of 19 lives in its worst building collapse. Parrikar has promised to crack the whip, but will he be able to tackle the rampant land mafia in the state? Goa is losing its open spaces...
  • Goa building collapse: Rescue work resumes, CM says survivors unlikely 07-01-2014 04:46 PM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the rescue operations have resumed but there were no chances of any survivors. An unconstructed building collapsed on Saturday in Canacona that left 18 people dead. Around 21 people have been rescued but many were feared to be trapped. Parrikar said,...
  • Goa building collapse: Manohar Parrikar admits lapses 07-01-2014 08:41 AM

    Canacona: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday admitted that the building collapse in Canacona could have been avoided if the town planner had been alert and careful. This comes after rescue operations have been halted as another building in the area has begun to tilt. The death toll in...
  • Goa building collapse: Deputy Town planner Prakash Bandodkar arrested 06-01-2014 11:11 PM

    Panaji: Police have arrested Deputy Town planner Prakash Bandodkar over the collapse of an under construction building that left 17 people dead. Bandodkar and two municipal engineers have been suspended following the incident. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar claimed that the disaster could have been averted had the officials acted...
  • Goa building collapse: CM suspends 3 officials; death toll at 17 06-01-2014 06:45 PM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has suspended Deputy Town planner and two municipal engineers over the collapse of an under construction building that left 17 people dead. They are likely to be arrested soon. Parrikar admitted that the disaster could have been averted had the officials acted swiftly at...
  • Goa building collapse: Rescue work halted, adjacent building tilting 06-01-2014 02:11 PM

    Panaji: Rescue operations of the under construction building that had collapsed in Goa have been halted after the adjacent building were seen tilting. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) sources have said that there is a possibility that the adjacent building might be collapsed anytime soon. The site has been declared...