Ceiling

  • Close to 90 hurt as ceiling collapses at London theatre 20-12-2013 07:12 AM

    London: Emergency services said nearly 90 people were injured on Thursday when part of the ceiling collapsed during a performance at a packed London theatre, bringing the city's West End entertainment district to a standstill. The audience was showered with masonry and debris following the incident at the Apollo Theatre,...
  • Republicans consider short-term US debt ceiling increase 10-10-2013 09:52 AM

    US House of Representatives Republicans are considering signing on to a short-term increase in the government's borrowing authority to buy time for negotiations on broader policy measures, according to a Republican leadership aide. How long the increase might suffice - a few weeks or a few months - was unclear....
  • False ceiling caves out at Chennai International Airport 19-08-2013 11:43 PM

    Passengers at the international air terminus, on Monday, had a narrow escape when a portion of the false ceiling in the departure area came crashing down this evening, airport sources said. This is the second time in over a week when the false ceiling has caved in at the airport....
  • Bhopal hospital mishap: Two dead, 15 injured 27-04-2013 09:19 AM

    Bhopal: Rescue and search operations have been completed at the BHEL-run Kasturba Hospital in Bhopal, where the ceiling of the women's ward collapsed on Friday evening. Fifteen people have been rescued with minor injuries and two people have died in the mishap. "The bodies of two persons identified as Jameel...
  • Bhopal: 2 dead in hospital ward ceiling collapse 26-04-2013 09:28 PM

    Bhopal: Two people were confirmed dead by late Friday evening in the Kasturba hospital ward ceiling collapse. The ceiling of the women's ward of the BHEL-run hospital had collapsed at around 5.00 pm on Friday. Between 5 to 10 people are still believed to be trapped under the debris. Several...
  • Bhopal: Hospital ward ceiling collapses, many trapped 26-04-2013 06:25 PM

    Bhopal: At least 20 people are feared trapped when the ceiling of the first floor of a hospital run by the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) in Bhopal collapsed on Friday evening. Sources said that the section of the two-storey Kasturba hospital that collapsed housed the women's ward and had...
  • Obama's second term: Tough challenges lie ahead 22-01-2013 10:31 AM

    The President spoke directly to the American people on Monday after the swearing-in ceremony, giving a glimpse into the next four years. ...
  • Folk music tipping gender balance in India's margins 07-11-2012 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: Folk music is silently tipping the gender balance in northern, eastern and southern India with more women from little known village communities using it as a legitimate grassroots voice - and are being heard across the country and abroad. Sugna Devi's voice rings like an untamed desert bird...
  • Giffords makes dramatic return for debt vote 02-08-2011 09:39 AM

    Houston: US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a dramatic return to the House of Representatives to vote for the debt ceiling bill, nearly seven months after she was shot in the head. Giffords made an emotional return to the House floor on Monday, casting a vote in favour of the bill...
  • US debt deal to affect world markets 02-08-2011 08:07 AM

    The US House of Representatives passed the debt ceiling bill. The US Senate will now vote on the deal. ...
  • US House approves debt-ceiling deal 02-08-2011 06:52 AM

    Washington: The House of Representatives on Monday approved a last-gasp deal to raise the US borrowing limit in a decisive step toward averting a catastrophic debt default by the world's largest economy. A day before the deadline to lift the debt ceiling, the passage by the Republican-controlled House of the...
  • Key elements of possible US debt deal 01-08-2011 10:00 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama announced on Sunday that Republican and Democratic leaders had agreed on a last-ditch deal to raise the US borrowing limit and avoid a catastrophic default, and he urged lawmakers to "do the right thing" and approve the agreement. Here is a summary of the deal, based...
  • Women still facing glass ceiling in 2010 - study 14-12-2010 03:39 PM

    New York: Women saw little advancement in corporate boardrooms and compensation in 2010, extending a 5-year trend in which companies have lagged in promoting and mentoring of women to their own detriment, according to a new study released on Monday. "Corporate America needs to get 'unstuck' when it comes to...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium false ceiling collapses 22-09-2010 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee a section of the false ceiling near the weightlifting stage collapsed at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Wednesday. Two-three tiles measuring 2 ft by 2 ft fell on Wednesday morning from the ceiling of the stadium. However, Cabinet Secretary KM...
  • Realty boom for AP as Land Ceiling Act scrapped 28-03-2008 10:11 AM

    Indore: Virender Sehwag scored a blistering 219 as a merciless India clinched the ODI series against West Indies with a convincing 153-run win in the fourth one-dayer to take an unassailable 3-1 lead. Denesh Ramdin threw away a possible maiden ODI century, being last man out as he wildly slog-swept...
  • Now, Sonia pitches for raising ceiling on loan waiver 17-03-2008 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly declined to react to the comments made by Greg Chappell in his autobiography 'Fierce Focus.' I have no comments to make. I haven't read the book and I really don't want to speak on this issue, Ganguly told reporters on Tuesday. Revealing details...
  • Shiv Sena brings Mumbai to a grinding halt 20-12-2007 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: Even after a recent series win over India and a comfortable pre-tournament victory over defending champion Australia, South Africa's talent-filled team still needs to prove it has the mental strength to claim a first World Cup title. The Proteas again carry the tag of the tournament's biggest underachievers...
  • Farmers can be stakeholders in SEZ companies: Govt 03-12-2007 11:16 PM

    Dubai: They may be rivals on the field of play but India opener Virender Sehwag and Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara have joined together to star in a new 'Think Wise' campaign launched by the ICC on Tuesday, educating people about HIV/AIDS and how to avoid contracting the disease. The...
  • GSM players won’t slash roaming rates 09-06-2007 01:00 PM

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  • TRAI to review waiving roaming tariff 01-01-2007 04:06 PM

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  • Cable bill cheaper @ Rs 5 a channel 31-08-2006 11:51 AM

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