Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicBuilding collapse

Topic: building collapse

7 more bodies recovered overnight in Bhiwandi building collapse, death toll rises to 20

Two BMC officials have been suspended and a complaint registered against the owner, after the building, housing 150 people, collapsed in the early hours of Monday.

11 killed, 13 rescued in building collapse in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi town

A civic official said the building at Patel compound of Narpoli near Dhamankar Naka collapsed at 3.40 am when the residents were asleep.

Village restaurant collapse in China’s Shanxi Province kills 29, injures 21

57 people were pulled out of the debris of the collapsed two-story building. The accident took place Saturday when villagers attended a birthday party at the restaurant.

Death toll in Maharashtra building collapse rises to 15

Officials say there's no likelihood of finding more people buried under the rubble of the five-storey building in Raigad, which collapsed Monday evening.

10 dead in Maharashtra’s Raigad building collapse, rescue operations on

So far, 8 people have been rescued and around 10 are still missing after the five-storeyed Tareq Garden building collapsed Monday evening.

19 missing as 5-storey building collapses in Maharashtra’s Raigad

Eight people have been rescued so far, from the building, which collapsed at Kajalpura in Mahad tehsil around 7 pm Monday.

10-year-old Kolkata Metro project faces new delay as tunnelling leads to building collapse

The two buildings that collapsed in Kolkata Tuesday were among 18 in the Bowbazar area that had developed cracks during work for the East-West Metro project.

Mumbai has another 14,207 buildings waiting to collapse — if not repaired urgently

The decrepit buildings, in some of Mumbai’s oldest & most congested areas, have weakened over time due to neglect, disrepair and illegal alterations.

Series of tough measures only hope for Mumbai’s old buildings

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Four-storey building collapses in Mumbai’s Dongri, 40-50 people may be trapped

Rescue efforts are underway to pull out the people trapped in the rubble after the building, located on Tandel Street in Dongri south Mumbai, crashed around midday.

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TV news is busy finding Pakistan and Muslim angle everywhere in polls

Akhilesh Yadav and Amarinder Singh gave Indian news channels the opportunity to feature ‘Pakistan’ in their headlines and debates. But not after a Top Gun moment.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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