Building Collapse

  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP 02-07-2014 08:44 PM

    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....
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 30-06-2014 10:41 PM

    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 30-06-2014 09:01 PM

    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. ...
  • Chennai building collapse: 11 dead, 41 still trapped 29-06-2014 09:57 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: 3-storey building collapses in Sarai Rohilla 28-06-2014 07:30 PM

    At least 10 people including five children have died so far after a three-storey building collapsed in the Sarai Rohilla in New Delhi on Saturday morning. The incident took place in a congested locality and seems to have been caused by construction work on an adjacent plot, a fire official...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Why is Mumbai crumbling? 02-11-2013 09:58 PM

    CNN-IBN brings you how builder-politician-bureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed? ...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Survivor shoots his ordeal under debris 30-09-2013 11:20 AM

    A survivor in the Mumbai building collapse shot video as he was trapped under the debris for hours together before being rescued. Sixty one people died in the tragedy and 32 others were injured. ...
  • Local leader blames officials for Mumbai building collapse 27-09-2013 06:21 PM

    Local leader Yashwant Jadhav blamed the administration and it's negligence for the Mumbai Building collapse that took place on Friday. Jadhav claimed last month he advised the administration to shift the residents of the building to a safer location till it gets repaired but no one listened. ...
  • Mumbai: People living in crumbling buildings 27-09-2013 04:45 PM

    Over 3 lakh people housed as part of Mumbai's biggest rehabilitation scheme for those displaced by infrastructure projects are living in crumbling buildings. The buildings are constructed with substandard material and in imminent danger of collapse. ...
  • Watch: Building collapses like a pack of cards in Gujarat 27-09-2013 04:29 PM

    A building collapsed in Vadodara in Gujarat but there was no casualty as it was unoccupied. Perhaps triggered by the torrential rainfall over the past 72 hours in Gujarat. The incident happened in the Atladara area. ...
  • Congress slams Sushma Swaraj for demanding dismissal of U'khand govt 01-07-2013 03:51 PM

    Even as rescue operations in Uttarakhand looked all set to wind up on Monday, the politics over the tragedy raged on. Congress leader Ambika Soni slammed Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj for demanding that Uttarakhand government should be dissolved. ...
  • Shinde restricts VIP visits to U'khand but Cong slams Jaitley, Sushma for no show 01-07-2013 02:49 PM

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde had earlier said that VIPs should avoid going to Uttarakhand and not hamper rescue operations. However, Congress leaders on Monday slammed BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley for not visiting the flood-hit state. ...
  • Congress politicised Uttarakhand tragedy, not BJP: Meenakshi Lekhi 01-07-2013 01:54 PM

    BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi slammed Congress and said that her party did not politicise the Uttarakhand tragedy. "We sent relief material but did we take out half page ads in newspapers? It was Congress which politicized the incident," she said. ...
  • Policeman's warning saved many lives in Uttarakhand 30-06-2013 03:59 PM

    In the face of Uttarakhand disaster, there are several people who showed exceptional courage and presence of mind. Sub-Inspector Hemendra Rawat was the first to raise a flood alarm and his warning saved many lives. ...
  • Army building roads, bridges in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand 30-06-2013 03:50 PM

    CNN-IBN's correspondent Karma Paljor has been stationed in Uttrakahand for the last two weeks. He went on a 14k ms trek from Badrinath to Govindghat to assess the situation and saw that those rescued are all praises for the Indian Army. ...
  • Number of missing people could be higher than 3000: Uttarakhand DGP 30-06-2013 03:45 PM

    Even as Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said the number of missing people in his state after the floods is 3000, the state's DGP said the number could be bigger as per the data collected by disaster management body. "Our priority right now is to clear Kedarnath. The bodies we...
  • Light rains expected; cloudiness may reduce visibility in Uttarakhand: Met Dept 30-06-2013 11:28 AM

    The Met Department has said it is expecting light rains in the higher reaches of flood-hit Uttarakhand. However, while rains are unlikely to affect the rescue operations, it is the cloudiness which can reduce the visibility somewhat. ...
  • Bhagirathi rising, people asked to vacate houses: Uttarkashi local 30-06-2013 11:27 AM

    A local resident said on Sunday that Bhagirathi river's water level has risen to dangerous level. "It is very risky as the water level is rising. The city is at high risk. People near the river have been asked to vacate their houses," he said. ...
  • Nature's fury made worse by human greed: Virbhadra on Uttarakhand 29-06-2013 01:39 PM

    Speaking on the Uttarakhand tragedy, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said nature's fury was made worse by human greed. He said the tragedy in Uttarakhand is a natural disaster but rampant construction and digging of tunnels in the heart of the Himalayas may have been one of the causes....
  • Light rains expected in Uttarakhand but no danger of floods: Met Dept 29-06-2013 11:42 AM

    Even as rescue operations in Uttarakhand reached their last leg on Saturday, the Met Department has predicted that light rains are expected but there is no danger of floods and the weather will clear up eventually. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Story of the missing 18-year-old 29-06-2013 09:15 AM

    Santosh Singh is among the people still missing after the Uttarakhand floods. IBN7's Mausami Singh sends us the story of the 18-year old who had gone to Kedarnath but did not return. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Rescued woman goes missing 29-06-2013 09:12 AM

    CNN-IBN's focus is on those who are still missing in Uttarakhand after floods. Just a week after she was seen on television screens being rescued in Gaurikund, a woman has gone missing. CNN-IBN's Priyali Sur had spoken to Santosh Singh on June 22, just after she was rescued. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Tewari promises to help trace family of injured 3-yr old 28-06-2013 01:31 PM

    I&B Minister Manish Tewari has promised to help trace the family of the 3-year old who is now in a Dehradun hospital. CNN-IBN highlighted the toddler's plight - she was found injured and wandering after the Uttarakhand flash floods. ...
  • There will opportunities to conduct rescue ops despite rains: Met Dept 28-06-2013 09:40 AM

    Even as fog engulfed Joshimath in Uttarakhand on Friday morning, the Met department said there will be light rains in the hills. However, the Met department's director Anand Sharma said, "There will be opportunities for rescue operations to be carried out." ...
  • Himalayan tsunami: Relatives of missing people cling on to hope 26-06-2013 11:41 PM

    Air rescue operations are on in Uttarakhand despite bad weather and Tuesday's helicopter tragedy. Officials are hopeful of evacuating all the remaining 8000 over the next 2-3 days. ...