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  • 19 killed, 8 injured in building collapse in Egypt November 26, 2014

    Cairo: At least 19 people have been killed and eight others injured when an eight-story building collapsed in Egypt's Matariya district. Around four surrounding buildings near the collapsed structure have been evacuated. Rescue teams were searching for other survivors trapped under the rubble, an official source said on Tuesday. The collapse was...
  • Pune: 7-storey building collapses, 1 person feared trapped October 31, 2014

    Pune: A 7-storey residential building collapsed in Narhe Ambegaon in Pune. Eight families were residing in the building which is close to the Mumbai-Pune highway. Three people including a child are likely to be trapped in the debris. Rescue operations are on. Fire brigade, ambulances and police teams are at the...
  • Noida school mishap: 1 student dead, 22 injured in building wall collapse October 16, 2014

    Noida: In a horrific accident in Nodia, a 5-year-old student was killed while 22 others were injured after the roof of a building near their school in Sector 49, Noida collapsed on Thursday afternoon. The students of Ram Chandra Junior High school in Noida's Sector 49 were standing besides an under-construction...
  • Chennai building collapse: Madras HC raises questions on probe October 13, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday raised some questions on the investigation into the multi-storeyed building collapse in June wondering whether the final report was filed in a hurry and asked the government to submit an additional affidavit on its observations in six weeks. "The worry which we have...
  • J&K floods: Collapse of a protection dam in Srinagar's Rajbagh area aggravates situation September 14, 2014

    In one of Srinagar's worst affected areas Rajbagh, the collapse of a protection dam has further contributed to the residents' misery. Jammu and Kashmir is grappling with the worst flooding in the last 50 years. ...
  • 57 killed as heavy rains lash Rajasthan August 14, 2014

    A total of 57 people were killed in rain related incidents in current spell of Monsoon since June in Rajasthan, relief department officials said. Of these casualties, 38 people died due to either drowning or wash away in stream of rainy water, 13 others died in house collapse incidents, and six...
  • Two minor sisters killed, four others injured in a house collapse in Rajgarh August 12, 2014

    Two minor sisters were killed and four other members of a family injured when their house collapsed due to heavy rains near here, a senior district official said on Tuesday. The twostorey house belonging to one Rajnarayan Sharma suddenly caved in due to heavy rains in Surajpol area of Narsinghgarh town...
  • Baran: 7 killed, 3 injured as wall collapses due to heavy rains August 12, 2014

    Seven members of a family were killed and three others severely injured, when a wall of the house they were living in collapsed during heavy rains at Kalmanda village in Baran district, police said. Ten members of the family were having a meal last evening when the wall of their house...
  • NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu government on wall collapse August 2, 2014

    Chennai: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued a notice to Tamil Nadu government on the death of 11 persons in a godown wall collapse in neighbouring Tiruvallur last month. The notice was issued while taking cognizance of a complaint that a building's wall collapsed on July 5 at Upparapalayam...
  • Mumbai: Building slab collapses after heavy rain, 2 dead July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Heavy rainfall in Mumbai triggered a building slab to collapse in Goregaon on Tuesday. Two people are reported to be dead and six injured. As the rescue operations come to an end, the rescued have been taken to Siddharth hospital. "This is a very crowded area. The search has...
  • Mumbai: Portion of a building collapses in Goregaon, no casualty so far July 15, 2014

    Mumbai:Portion of a building collapsed in Goregaon West, Mumbai on Tuesday. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has claimed that the building to be Prasad Shopping Centre at Goregaon station road. It is a commercial cum residential building. Incessant rains is said to be the reason behind the collapse. Five people have...
  • Israel, Palestinians battle as Egyptianproposed Gaza ceasefire collapses July 15, 2014

    Gaza: Israel resumed air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, six hours after agreeing to an Egyptianproposed truce that failed to halt Hamas rocket attacks. "Hamas has fired 47 rockets since we suspended our strikes in Gaza (this morning). As a result, we have resumed our operation against Hamas," an...
  • MP: Seven children die in wall collapse July 14, 2014

    Burhanpur: In a tragic incident, seven children died when a wall collapsed over their slums in Shikatpura area of Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur town on Sunday night. Seven other people have been inured in the incident that took place due to incessant rains. More details awaited. ...
  • Building collapses: Centre thinking of fixing responsibility July 13, 2014

    Bangalore: In the wake of building collapses in the country, Centre was thinking of fixing responsibility on local authority for illegal constructions, Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday. "There has to be accountability to deal with such issues (illegal construction and building collapse). If people, local building...
  • Mumbai: Building collapses in Colaba; one dead July 12, 2014

    Mumbai: An underconstruction building collapsed in Mumbai's Colaba region on Saturday afternoon killing one person. Five people have also been injured in the accident. The city has been witnessing incessant rains since past few days. Seven people died while six others were injured as a sevenstorey building collapsed in Vakola area...
  • Chennai building collapse: DMK protests, demands CBI probe July 12, 2014

    Chennai: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam held a protest rally on Saturday demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the Chennai building collapse. Sixtyone people were killed after an 11storey building collapsed in Chennai last month. While Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has accused the builders of the accident and promised...
  • Delhi government mulls ways to check building mishaps July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In an effort to check incidents of fire and building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water and electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate. As per the proposal, the electricity and water rates for these buildings will...
  • Tamil Nadu: 11 dead after wall collapses in Thiruvallur, many trapped July 6, 2014

    Thiruvallur: Eleven people have lost their lives after a compound wall collapsed in Uparapalayam in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. One person has been rescued alive while many are feared trapped. Tamil Nadu Fire services teams are involved in rescue work. The 20 feet compound wall collapsed due to...
  • Two children killed as wall collapses in Muzaffarnagar July 5, 2014

    Two children were killed and as many injured when the wall of a house collapsed at Mujhera village under Miranpur police station in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The incident took place on Friday evening when the children were playing near the house, they said. Karin (5) and Farin (3) were killed on...
  • Building collapse: Rescue work over, site sealed July 4, 2014

    Chennai: Seven days after a 11storeyed under construction building collapsed here, rescuers called off their massive nonstop operations on Friday as the death toll was put at 61 with no survivor or body being found during the day. Twenty seven persons 19 men and eight women were pulled...
  • Chennai building collapse: Oneman panel an eye wash, alleges Karunanidhi July 4, 2014

    Chennai: DMK chief K Karunanidhi on Friday targeted the J Jayalalithaa government over the setting up of a oneman commission to investigate the Chennai building collapse tragedy. Alleging that the oneman commission was an eye wash to help the government escape, the veteran leader suggested a probe by the Central...
  • Chennai building collap: Death toll up to 61 July 4, 2014

    Chennai: Six days on, the death toll in the Chennai building collapse has now climbed to 61. Rescue operations are now winding down as no survivors have been pulled out in two days. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has ordered for a oneman probe commission headed by a former judge...
  • Bridge collapses in Brazil's World Cup city July 4, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: At least two people were killed and several others injured after a bridge collapsed on a busy highway in the World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte in Brazil, media reports said. A car, a truck and a minibus were under the bridge when it fell on Thursday,...
  • Chennai building collapse brings out major flaws in regulation of multistorey buildings July 4, 2014

    Chennai: Seven days on, the death toll in the Chennai building collapse has now climbed to 61 and even as the city comes to terms with this tragedy, CNNIBN finds out that there is a bigger problem at hand. There are major flaws in the regulation of multistorey constructions in...
  • Chennai building collapse: Death toll mounts to 61 July 3, 2014

    Chennai: Six days after an 11storeyed building collapsed in the outskirts of Chennai, death toll in the tragedy has now risen to 61. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has ordered for a oneman probe commission headed by an exjudge to look into the building collapse. The inquiry commission will probe reasons...
  • Chennai building collapse exposes several flaws in monitoring and regulation of multistorey constructions July 3, 2014

    Even as the death toll increases in the building collapse in Chennai, the tragedy has exposed several flaws in the monitoring and regulation of multistorey constructions. ...
  • Chennai building collapse: Death toll mounts to 50, rescue operations continue July 3, 2014

    Chennai: The death toll in the Chennai building collapse has now risen to 50. Six days on, rescue operations still continue with hopes to find more survivors. Twentyseven people have been rescued so far. The government had claimed that there were 72 people inside the building when it collapsed, but...
  • Two kids killed in collapse of building, wall in Delhi July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Two children were killed in separate incidents of collapses of a building and a wall apparently triggered by the rains in different parts of the city on Wednesday. In central Delhi's Anand Parbat area, a doublestoreyed poorly constructed house fell on an adjacent shanty around 2.50 pm, killing twoyearold...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • Hitech equipment drives NDRF's rescue work: Chennai July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Several hitech gadgets and equipment like Advanced Life Detector used by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel has proved to be very successful in locating and rescuing victims from under the piles of debris at the building collapse site. "Our Advanced Life Detector sends out Electromagnetic waves and it...