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Death toll in Pakistan factory collapse rises to 45

The four-storey structure of polythene bag making factory collapsed on Wednesday evening in Lahore and dozens of workers of civilian and army have been busy to clear the debris.

Thane building collapse: 9 dead, FIR lodged against owners

At least 20 families residing in the structure are feared trapped in the debris.


Residents oppose proposal to list Shivaji Park building as heritage structure

Two residents of an over 70-year-old building in Shivaji Park,in their petition to Bombay High Court,have questioned the April 2012

Dahisar building collapse leaves seven dead,seven injured,three incidents in one month

The building,a dilapidated structure situated adjacent to the railway tracks.

Watchman loses 3 of family in Dahisar building collapse

They had come to Mumbai for a visit; were staying at the building without society's permission

No rehabilitation for Mumbra collapse victims

A day after a ground-plus-three storey building came crashing down in Mumbra,killing 10 and injuring 14 people,the future of the survivors seems bleak as Thane Municipal Corporation can only provide them with transit accommodation and not rehabilitate them.


Mumbai building collapse leaves 7 dead

Seven people were killed and seven injured as a four-storey building collapsed in Dahisar

Tenant,society fight as floor of Carter Road flat gives way

The living room of a third-floor apartment in Sagar Darshan building on Carter Road,where a documentary shoot was on,collapsed Thursday afternoon,injuring five people who fell into the floor below.

City Briefs: 2 hurt in Bandra ceiling collapse

A portion of the ceiling plaster on the third floor of a seven-storeyed building on Carter Road,Bandra (West),collapsed Thursday,injuring two persons

To get around MoEF norms,Kerala redefines 'high-rise'

Moreover,the building should have a fire station located within a 10-km radius,the guidelines say.

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Last rites of Pampore bravehearts performed with full state honours

Udhampur/Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 22 (ANI): The last rites of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who was martyred while fighting the terrorists at Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir, was performed with full military honours in Udhampur on Monday. Captain Mahajan was injured on Friday when he was leading a team to smoke-out the terrorists holed up inside a building near Srinagar. He succumbed to the injuries at 92 Base Hospital last evening. Meanwhile, last rites of Havaldar Raj Kumar Rana were performed by his daughter in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

Blast hits Turkish cultural centre in Sweden

Sweden, Feb 18 (ANI): An explosion severely damaged part of a building that housed a Turkish cultural association in a Stockholm suburb late on Wednesday. A police spokesman said that no injury has been reported yet. He added that no one has been arrested. The police officials further informed that all the windows of the centre were blown out and technicians were on site to investigate the cause. The centre was located in the basement of a building in Fittja, in southwest Stockholm. According to local media reports, witnesses had seen a person throw an object at the building. Media reports also said there was increased security around other Turkish association premises as well as mosques in the Swedish capital. Earlier on Wednesday, 28 people were killed and dozens wounded in Turkey's capital Ankar awhen a car laden with explosives detonated next to military buses near the armed forces' headquarters, parliament and other government buildings.


SC directs RBI to submit loan defaulters list

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): After the hearing of a public-interest litigation (PIL) against public sector organisation Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO), lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday informed that the Supreme Court has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to submit details of all the private companies who have more than Rs 500 crore in outstanding dues. The state-owned HUDCO is mandated with building affordable housing and carrying out urban development.