Most of the 20 migrant labourer women killed in Chennai were young mothers.
A total of 26 persons have been rescued so far as the non-stop rescue efforts.
Many of those feared trapped under the debris are believed to hail from Andhra Pradesh.
Police arrest five in connection with the Chennai building collapse and rescue efforts are still under way.
Of the three municipal corporations, the North corporation reports the most number of building collapses.
5 children, 3 women among the dead; police book contractors.
The team was sent following a directive of Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was closely monitoring the situation.
Two injured persons, who were rescued from under the debris are recuperating in the hospital, police said.
Four firemen injured; location of NIELET building makes firefighting difficult.
Anil was dismantling the same stairs when suddenly the whole structure collapsed and he fell on the ground.
While one dead body was pulled out of the rubble, another person died while being rushed to a hospital.
BMC had declared Shankar Lok a dilapidated and dangerous building and had been sending eviction notices since 2007.
A building in East Harlem area collapsed following an explosion with reports of 11 people injured.
This will be still just one per cent of the BMC’s total Budget, expected to top Rs 30,000 crore. The BMC’s budget for 2013-14 stood at Rs 26,581 crore.
According to eye witnesses,more than 40 people were working on the construction site.