BUILDING COLLAPSE

  • Chennai building collapse: Madras HC raises questions on probe 6 days ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chennai building collapse: Death toll rises to 48, rescue operations on July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Five days after an underconstruction building came crashing down in Chennai, the death toll has now risen to 48. Rescue operations continue to pull out five people still feared trapped. Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) constitutes 19 special teams to inspect about 330 multistoried buildings in Chennai from Thursday. Each...
  • Chennai building collapse: Death toll mounts to 33 July 1, 2014

    Chennai: Four days on and rescue operations are still on at the site where an 11storey building collapsed in Chennai. Death toll has now risen to 33. Of the many people, mainly workers stuck in the building, 27 people have so far been pulled out of the debris. NDRF team...
  • Chennai building collapse: death toll climbs to 29, woman rescued succumbs to injuries July 1, 2014

    Chennai: Four days after an under construction building came crashing down in Chennai, the death toll has now risen to 29. Three persons were pulled out alive. One among them, Mahesh informed the authorities, that other people are still trapped inside. "Mahesh was rescued alive today besides two others. He has...
  • Chennai building collapse: Death toll rises to 27 July 1, 2014

    Chennai: Three days after an underconstruction building came crashing down in Chennai, the death toll has risen to 27. Meanwhile, 27 people have been rescued so far. Four workers were pulled out alive on Tuesday morning. But over 20 are still trapped under the debris. NDRF teams are continuing with search...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Petrol prices hiked by Rs 1.69, diesel up by 50 paise June 30, 2014

    The ongoing crisis in Iraq has paved way to increase in oil prices in India. While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, diesel prices has been increased by 50 paise a litre. ...
  • Live blog: Congress leader Manish Tewari on AK Antony's charges of appeasement June 30, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation launched the PSLV C23 rocket at 9:52 am. The PSLVC23 rocket is carrying satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore....
  • Chennai building collapse: Death toll climbs to 19, many still trapped June 30, 2014

    Chennai: Two days after an underconstruction building collapsed in Chennai, the death toll has climbed to 19 while there is no estimate as to how many people are still trapped under the debris. Six people including the builder have been arrested. Twentyone people have so far been rescued as rescue operations...
  • One arrested in building collapse case in North Delhi June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: One person was on Sunday arrested in connection with the collapse of a fourstoreyed building in Inderlok in north Delhi which left ten people dead, police said. The accused Mohammad Javed, (45), contractor of the adjacent building, was arrested after a case of causing death by negligence was...
  • Chennai building collapse: 11 dead, 41 still trapped June 29, 2014

    At least 11 people have died so far after an under construction building collapsed in Chennai on Saturday. Rescue operations are still underway. "It will take two or three days to remove all the debris", SP Selvan, DIG, NDRF said. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who visited the site...
  • Chennai building collapse: 11 dead, 41 still trapped; CM Jaya visits site June 29, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday visited the site near Chennai where an underconstruction building collapsed due to rain on Saturday evening. Inspecting the rescue operations, she accused the builders of violating all norms. She had yesterday promised action against the builders. The CM said that the death toll...
  • Chennai building collapse: Chandrababu Naidu announces exgratia for Telugu victims June 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday announced an exgratia of Rs five lakh each to the relatives of Telugu workers who were killed in a building collapse in Chennnai. Naidu, who reviewed the building collapse incident with officials here, has asked state minister K Mrinalini to rush...