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Worker rescued 55 hours after Jalandhar factory collapse


April 18th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 18 (IANS) A teenage boy was pulled out from the debris of the collapsed blanket factory here Wednesday, nearly 55 hours after the four-storey building had been flattened, ... Read more...

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Rescuers struggle to save buried workers in Punjab (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 17 (IANS) Rescuers Tuesday raced against time in Punjab's Jalandhar city to save the lives of dozens of garment workers who were trapped under the debris of a ... Read more...

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Jalandhar factory collapse: one dead, several trapped (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several workers feared trapped under debris after a four-storeyed blanket factory building collapsed here, police said Monday.At least ... Read more...

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16 trapped under collapsed building in Pakistan


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) At least 16 people remained trapped under the rubble of a collapsed three-storey building in eastern Pakistan's Multan city Friday night.A tuition centre for children ... Read more...

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Pakistan factory blast toll rises to 11


February 7th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least 11 factory workers, most of them women, were killed when a three-storeyed building collapsed due to a factory blast in Pakistan's Lahore city, said ... Read more...

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Seven-story building collapses in Beirut, killing 27


January 17th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- More than 25 people were killed on late Monday afternoon when a seven-story building collapsed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, officials said on Tuesday. A dozen ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll rises to 523


October 27th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 27 (IANS) The toll from Sunday's powerful earthquake in Turkey has risen to 523 while 1,650 injured people are still being attended to, said Turkey's Disaster and Emergency ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad authority to demolish collapsed building


July 19th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 19 (IANS) After suspending junior engineers involved in giving clearance to a five-storey building that collapsed Saturday in Shalimar Garden area, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has decided ... Read more...

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Five injured in Kolkata building collapse


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 3 (ANI): At least five persons got injured when a three-storey building collapsed in India Exchange Place, the busy and crowded central business district here on Thursday.Santosh Pathak, Councillor of ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: Survey continues, samples collected


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A team of experts from the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) were Monday continuing their survey of the Delhi's Lalita Park area, including the multi-storeyed house that ... Read more...

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MCD demolishes two buildings in Delhi


November 20th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Two buildings in slums in north-west part of the capital were demolished Saturday by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), an official said."After evacuating the people from ... Read more...

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Building collapse nightmare for local residents


November 19th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Even four days after the building collapse in east Delhi, three-year-old Asthmi still shivers on hearing a small thud and starts weeping. It's not just her, but ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: Blame game continues


November 18th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The blame game over the east Delhi building collapse continued even three days after the crash, with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress councillors getting into ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 69 in Delhi building collapse


November 18th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Three more bodies have been recovered from the debris of a collapsed building in east Delhi, taking the death toll in the tragedy three days ago to ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: Owner claims innocence, probe ordered (Lead)


November 17th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday ordered a judicial probe into the east Delhi building collapse that killed 67 and left 82 injured, even as the owner maintained ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: Owner claims innocence


November 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Amrit Pal Singh, owner of the collapsed building in east Delhi, Wednesday said he had followed all rules in its construction, and did not bribe ministers ... Read more...

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Delhi Police arrest owner of collapsed building in Laxmi Nagar


November 17th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): The Delhi police arrested Amritpal Singh (55) the owner of the building that collapsed in Laxmi Nagar in East Delhi killing over 66 people.A case of culpable homicide ... Read more...

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MCD orders evacuation of 38 buildings near accident site


November 17th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday ordered the immediate evacuation of 38 buildings near the site of the collapsed five-storey building in east Delhi."The civic ... Read more...

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Hope of finding kin fades under collapsed building


November 16th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) In the space of a second, Biswajit Ghosh's life came crashing down. His wife, son and daughter were buried under tonnes of concrete of the ... Read more...

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Desperate families look out for sounds of survival


November 16th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The cries for help are becoming fainter, the mobiles are dying out slowly... But the intermittent sounds from the debris of the collapsed building are keeping hopes ... Read more...

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Delhi building toll 55, rescue work on


November 16th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Rescuers Tuesday continued to search for possible survivors in the rubble of a high-rise building that collapsed here overnight, killing at least 55 people and injuring over ... Read more...

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Most of Pompeii site at risk of collapse


November 10th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Naples (Italy), Nov 10 (IANS/AKI) Almost three-quarters of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii was "at risk" of collapse and 40 percent of its buildings in need of highly urgent restoration work, ... Read more...

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Two dead as building collapses in cracker blast


October 28th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Oct 28 (IANS) Two people were killed and 10 injured when a large stock of Diwali firecrackers went off in the staff quarters of a government-run Community Health Centre here, bringing ... Read more...

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20 killed in Bangladesh building collapse


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 2 (DPA) The death toll from a building collapse in the Bangladesh capital rose to 20 as rescuers pulled more bodies from the rubble Wednesday, officials said. Rescuers traced four more ... Read more...

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79 people rescued from collapsed building in Chile


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Concepcion (Chile), March 3 (IANS/EFE) Seventy-nine people were rescued from the ruins of a building here that collapsed last weekend during the earthquake that left at least 795 dead in central and ... Read more...

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Quake, tsunami kill at least 214 people in Chile (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 28 (DPA) An 8.8-magnitude quake and a resulting tsunami killed at least 214 people in Chile, Chilean Interior Minister Edmundo Perez Yoma has said. "This was a cataclysm of immense ... Read more...

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Sean Penn rescues two people in Haiti


February 27th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Hollywood star Sean Penn became a real-life hero after he personally saved two people in Haiti who had got trapped in a building following a small aftershock. ... Read more...

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Haiti miracle: Man survives 14 days after being buried in killer quake


January 27th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince, Jan. 27 (ANI): Fourteen days after being buried by Haiti's killer quake, a 35-year-old man has been pulled out alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in the capital of ... Read more...

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Earthquake survivor found in Port-au-Prince after eleven days, possibly more


January 24th, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- A Greek search and rescue team in Port-au-Prince on Saturday found at least one survivor under the rubble of a collapsed building, eleven days after a devastating ... Read more...

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UN Haiti headquarter collapses in earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) The headquarter of the UN mission in Haiti has collapsed in a massive earthquake that struck the country Tuesday evening, an official said. Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping ... Read more...

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Three killed in Thane building collapse


October 29th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Oct 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 20 others feared trapped when a portion of a five-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar township here Thursday, police said. The rear ... Read more...

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100-year-old building collapses in Srinagar, all rescued (Lead)


August 21st, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) A five-storeyed building, about a 100 years old, collapsed here Friday afternoon, trapping many people in the debris. However, police and fire service personnel managed to rescue all ... Read more...

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Many trapped as five-storeyed building collapses in Srinagar


August 21st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) A five-storeyed building, approximately 100 years old, collapsed here Friday afternoon with many people feared trapped inside. The private building in the heart of city centre Lal Chowk was ... Read more...

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Collapsed building becomes part of Chinese tour package!


July 30th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): A Chinese travel agency in Shenyang, Liaoning province has included a visit to a site where a building collapsed last month, in a tour package.According to the ... Read more...

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Building collapses in Myrtle Ave. Brooklyn - Update


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:19 am ICT by John Le Fevre
At least three people are reported injured after a New York apartment building in Brooklyn totally collapsed this afternoon. New York City emergency services declared a major emergency when the building at ... Read more...

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