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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim, at Mahad in Raigad district on August 25.(PTI)

Raigad building collapse toll rises to 16; final search on

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 12:42 PM IST
NDRF carrying out a final search to ensure that no body is buried although the administration said all missing people have been traced
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Police said the contractor failed to provide adequate support while laying the roof on second floor, because of which it crashed, bringing down the first floor roof as well.(Sant Arora/HT)
Police said the contractor failed to provide adequate support while laying the roof on second floor, because of which it crashed, bringing down the first floor roof as well.(Sant Arora/HT)

Contractor booked for negligence as Zirakpur building collapses

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 11:05 PM IST
Police say initial probe points to substandard material being used for construction that led to the mishap
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A four-storey building collapsed in Northeast Delhi’s Seelampur area Monday night, with fire officials fearing that several people are trapped under the debris.(Sonu Mehta/HT)
A four-storey building collapsed in Northeast Delhi’s Seelampur area Monday night, with fire officials fearing that several people are trapped under the debris.(Sonu Mehta/HT)

2 dead, 3 injured as four-storey building collapses in Delhi’s Seelampur

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 12:55 PM IST
According to the police, people are expected to be under the debris and rescue operation is underway.
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Illegal buildings around the two collapsed structures at Shahberi village in Greater Noida. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Illegal buildings around the two collapsed structures at Shahberi village in Greater Noida. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Majority accused in Shahberi illegal construction cases have got court stay

By Preety Acharya | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 11:32 PM IST
Recently, the inspector general of Meerut Alok Singh had taken details of unauthorised construction and fraudulent builders from residents’ representatives and activists in Shahberi.
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Corporators highlighted the issue at the general body meeting. A resolution to help residents take up structural audit and repair works of their buildings was passed before the meeting was adjourned.(HT image)
Corporators highlighted the issue at the general body meeting. A resolution to help residents take up structural audit and repair works of their buildings was passed before the meeting was adjourned.(HT image)

Ulhasnagar building collapse: Residents demand rehabilitation, aid

By Sajana Nambiar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 02:59 AM IST
The residents protested while several politicians and civic officials passed by to attend the general body meeting.
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This is the second such incident to take place in Ulhasnagar camp 3 area in this week.(HT Photo)
This is the second such incident to take place in Ulhasnagar camp 3 area in this week.(HT Photo)

Another building in Ulhasnagar evacuated after slab collapse

By Priyanka Dhomse | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Ulhasnagar
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 10:46 AM IST
The slab collapse at Keswani complex, at Furniture Bazaar, in Ulhasnagar camp 3, occurred in the morning on Thursday. No one was injured in the incident.
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In January, seven people were killed when a four-storey under-construction building collapsed in Ullawas village, Gurugram.(PTI Photo)
In January, seven people were killed when a four-storey under-construction building collapsed in Ullawas village, Gurugram.(PTI Photo)

Six-storey building tilts in Gurugram’s Ullawas, owner gets notice by administration

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 12:10 PM IST
District administration on Tuesday sent a notice to the building’s owner, under Section 133 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
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The building was empty when parts of it collapsed early Sunday morning.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
The building was empty when parts of it collapsed early Sunday morning.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

Parts of empty five-storey building in Mumbai collapses, one injured

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 11:39 AM IST
Residents of the building near central Mumbai’s J J Hospital had vacated it which ensured that there were no fatalities although a teenager was injured by the debris.
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College students who were trained by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) put their skills to timely use during the recent building collapse in Dongri.(HT File)
College students who were trained by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) put their skills to timely use during the recent building collapse in Dongri.(HT File)

Trained by NDRF, students rushed to rescue in Dongri

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 08:24 AM IST
These students were trained as part of ’Avhan’, a yearly disaster management training program arranged by the Maharashtra governor’s office for selected NSS volunteers from all districts of the state.
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NMMC’s new commissioner Annasaheb Misal take charge on Thursday.(HT Photo)
NMMC’s new commissioner Annasaheb Misal take charge on Thursday.(HT Photo)

New Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation chief focuses on improving civic amenities

By G Mohiuddin Jeddy | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 12:26 AM IST
Annasaheb Misal took charge of the civic body on Thursday, replacing Ramaswamy N
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NDRF Personnel carried out a rescue operation after a building collapsed at Kumarhatti in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, on Monday, July 15, 2019.(ANI)
NDRF Personnel carried out a rescue operation after a building collapsed at Kumarhatti in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, on Monday, July 15, 2019.(ANI)

Solan building collapse: No arrests yet;owner blames construction nearby

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 12:17 PM IST
The owner blamed earth excavating machines being used for construction of apartments nearby for the collapse of his builiding.
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Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has opened a shelter at Imamwada Municipal Secondary Girls’ School after the building collapse, a civic official said.(ANI Twitter Image)
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has opened a shelter at Imamwada Municipal Secondary Girls’ School after the building collapse, a civic official said.(ANI Twitter Image)

Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: Human chain by locals to remove debris at site

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: TV channels showed dramatic visuals of a child, wrapped in a cloth bundle, being carried out of the debris by rescue workers. There was no word about the child’s condition.
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A woman looks from a window as rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai on Tuesday, July 16. A four-story residential building collapsed in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said.(Photo: AP)
A woman looks from a window as rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai on Tuesday, July 16. A four-story residential building collapsed in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said.(Photo: AP)

Mumbai building collapse highlights: Rescue ops to continue through the night, debris being removed manually

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 07:30 AM IST

At least 10 have been reported dead, eight injured and over two dozen are feared trapped in rubble after a 100-year-old building in Mumbai’s Dongri area collapsed on Tuesday. The collapse was reported at 11:40 am in the morning and the officials have said that nearly 40-50 people are feared to be trapped. Three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and fire tenders were rushed to the spot to carry out the rescue operations which are underway.Confirming that the building is 100 years old, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis said that the state government has ordered an investigation into the building collapse.Follow highlights here:

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NDRF personnel removing debris after a building collapsed at Kumarhatti-Nahan road in Solan, Sunday, July 15, 2019.(Anil Dayal / HT Photo)
NDRF personnel removing debris after a building collapsed at Kumarhatti-Nahan road in Solan, Sunday, July 15, 2019.(Anil Dayal / HT Photo)

Solan building collapse: Inapplicable building by-laws, rampant construction led to tragedy

By Vivek Gupta | Hindusan Times, Kumarhatti (Solan), Kumarhatti (solan)
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 01:07 PM IST
As construction bylaws are not applicable in the area, the owner did not seek permission before adding two more floors to the original structure.
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Rescue workers from NDRF removing debris after a building collapsed at Kumarhatti-Nahan road in Solan on Sunday.(Anil Dayal /HT Photo)
Rescue workers from NDRF removing debris after a building collapsed at Kumarhatti-Nahan road in Solan on Sunday.(Anil Dayal /HT Photo)

Himachal building collapse: Bodies of 11 more soldiers pulled out, toll mounts to 14

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Kumarhatti (Solan)
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 11:48 PM IST
Himachal building collapse: Thirty personnel, all ranked from subedar to naib subedar, had arrived for lunch from Dagshai cantonment to celebrate recent promotions when the four-storeyed building housing at Sehaj Tandoori Dhaba collapsed around 3.40 pm.
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Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur visitied the spot to see the rescue work after a building collapsed on Kumarhatti-Nahan road near Solan.(Anil Dayal/Hindustan times)
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur visitied the spot to see the rescue work after a building collapsed on Kumarhatti-Nahan road near Solan.(Anil Dayal/Hindustan times)

Death toll in Himachal building collapse rises to 14, search op in final leg

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Kumarhatti
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 06:28 PM IST
The army said the bodies of Lalsun, Surjeet Sharma and Rajan Bahadur were the latest to be found after the building collapsed on Nahan-Kumarhati Road near Solan, some 55km away from Chandigarh, on Sunday afternoon.
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A major portion of a roof top of a residential room in the Ganja Jamuna building in Padmanagar, Bhiwandi, collapsed on Tuesday night, killing a nine-year-old girl on June 26.(HT Photo)
A major portion of a roof top of a residential room in the Ganja Jamuna building in Padmanagar, Bhiwandi, collapsed on Tuesday night, killing a nine-year-old girl on June 26.(HT Photo)

Bhiwandi civic body to conduct structural audit of unsafe building

By Sajana Nambiar | Hindustan Times, Bhiwandi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 12:26 AM IST
40 families evacuated from 27-year-old building; BNCMC will approach VJTI to conduct another structural audit
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A view of a building that collapsed at BR Niranjan Dass Ligga Press Wali Gali, Sadar Bazaar, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of a building that collapsed at BR Niranjan Dass Ligga Press Wali Gali, Sadar Bazaar, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

6 months on, MCG yet to start building safety audit

By Kartik Kumar | Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 07:57 AM IST
The revelation came on a day when a three-storey building collapsed due to its weak structural integrity in Delhi’s Sadar Bazar.
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The one-storey building in Sector 13 is located in the 900-metre radius of IAF ammunition depot, where no new construction is allowed as per a Sept 2016 Punjab and Haryana HC order.(Yogendra Kumar/HT)
The one-storey building in Sector 13 is located in the 900-metre radius of IAF ammunition depot, where no new construction is allowed as per a Sept 2016 Punjab and Haryana HC order.(Yogendra Kumar/HT)

Police complaint against owner in Sector 13 building collapse case

By Kartik Kumar and Pavneet Singh Chadha | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 12:46 AM IST
Vishal Garg, MCG executive engineer, said that the building in Sector 13 is located in the 900-metre radius of the Indian Air Force (IAF) ammunition depot, where no new construction is allowed as per a Punjab and Haryana High Court order in September 2016.
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Building in Sector 13 collapses, no casualty(Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Building in Sector 13 collapses, no casualty(Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Building in Sector 13 collapses, no casualty

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2019 01:53 AM IST
As a precautionary measure, police evacuated 20 people from two four-storey buildings adjacent to the collapsed building.
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As many as 55 people were injured in the incident. Police have not arrested anyone yet.(AFP)
As many as 55 people were injured in the incident. Police have not arrested anyone yet.(AFP)

In Karnataka’s Dharwad building collapse, death toll mounts to 11

By Agencies | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 05:47 PM IST
“At least 15 people are possibly still under the debris and it’s unlikely they will survive,” an emergency official said.
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A search and rescue operation is underway.(ANI)
A search and rescue operation is underway.(ANI)

2 dead, many feared trapped after under-construction building collapses in Karnataka’s Dharwad

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 11:19 PM IST
The incident took place in Kumareshwara Nagar area of the district. Officials said around 40 people are believed to be trapped in the debris of the five-storey building.
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Police said the debris from the accident sit has now been cleared.(HT Photo)
Police said the debris from the accident sit has now been cleared.(HT Photo)

Nithari building collapse: Contractor, son arrested; owner on the run

By Tanmayee Tyagi | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 03:55 PM IST
According to locals, the street where the incident took place is one of the busiest ones in the area. Police said the debris from the accident has now been cleared.
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The Mumbai Police have arrested the contractor and supervisor of the Goregaon building that collapsed on Sunday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The Mumbai Police have arrested the contractor and supervisor of the Goregaon building that collapsed on Sunday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Two arrested in Goregaon under-construction building collapse

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 05:09 PM IST
The two arrested men have been presented before the court and sent to police custody till December 29.
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The Mumbai Police have arrested the contractor and supervisor of the Goregaon building that collapsed yesterday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Mumbai Police have arrested the contractor and supervisor of the Goregaon building that collapsed yesterday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

2 arrested in Goregaon under-construction building collapse

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2018 03:34 PM IST
The incident took place on Sunday morning when three-storey Mhada Chawl located in Motilal Nagar suddenly came crashing down.
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Under-construction building collapsed at Azad Maidan, Goregaon (W) in Mumbai.(Satyabrta Tripathy/Hindustan Times)
Under-construction building collapsed at Azad Maidan, Goregaon (W) in Mumbai.(Satyabrta Tripathy/Hindustan Times)

3 dead, 8 injured in Mumbai’s under-construction building collapse

By Asian News International | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 01:54 PM IST
The incident took place in the morning when three-storey Mhada Chawl located in Motilal Nagar suddenly came crashing down.
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A team of NDRF during rescue work at the school in Noida’s Salarpur village after the boundary wall of the school collapsed, December 17, 2018.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
A team of NDRF during rescue work at the school in Noida’s Salarpur village after the boundary wall of the school collapsed, December 17, 2018.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

174 illegal schools in Noida villages, but no action against them

By Vinod Rajput | Hindustan Times. Noida
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 02:11 PM IST
There are 174 illegal private schools operational in villages without requisite approvals for the buildiings, officials of education department in Gautam Budh Nagar district said.
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The building is situated in a residential area near Husadia in Gomti Nagar..(Deepak Gupta/ HT Photo)
The building is situated in a residential area near Husadia in Gomti Nagar..(Deepak Gupta/ HT Photo)

Three-storey building collapses in Lucknow’s Gomti Nagar

By HT correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 10:01 AM IST
The building that once housed a restaurant, offices and a battery showroom, was abandoned for over a year now, according to its owner, Ashok Kumar Pandey.
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Reports say a 50-foot wall collapsed late on Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area.(AP/Picture for representation)
Reports say a 50-foot wall collapsed late on Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area.(AP/Picture for representation)

One dead, another missing after Amazon building collapse in United States

By Associated Press | Baltimore (United States)
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 11:05 AM IST
The fire department says one person is dead and another was unaccounted after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse on Baltimore’s southeast side, the Baltimore Sun reports.
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Rescue personnel remove the debris of an under-construction building whose roof collapsed in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.(ANI/Twitter)
Rescue personnel remove the debris of an under-construction building whose roof collapsed in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.(ANI/Twitter)

Three workers killed, 14 others injured as roof of under-construction building collapses in UP

By HT Correspondent | Shahjahanpur
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 11:31 PM IST
The incident occurred in an area under Ram Chandra Mission police station in Shahjahanpur district of UP.
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