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Devendra Fadnavis planning to amend redevelopment laws to curb building collapse incidents
India

Devendra Fadnavis planning to amend redevelopment laws to curb building collapse incidents

In the backdrop of the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse that killed 34 people, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday said the state is planning to make some amendments to the redevelopment laws to prevent such mishaps in the future

Mumbai building collapse as it happened: Death toll rises to 22 as over hundred year old structure reduced to rubble
India

Mumbai building collapse as it happened: Death toll rises to 22 as over hundred year old structure reduced to rubble

Merely two days after heavy rains wreaked havoc in Mumbai, a three-storeyed building on Thursday collapsed in the Dongri area.

Man electrocuted to death in southeast Delhi's Tughlakabad Extension
India

Man electrocuted to death in southeast Delhi's Tughlakabad Extension

A 42-year-old man was electrocuted to death when he touched a water motor to repair it at his house in southeast Delhi's Tughlakabad Extension.

Avalanche hits van carrying 12 people in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir; five dead
India

Avalanche hits van carrying 12 people in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir; five dead

Five persons were buried alive on Thursday when a snow avalanche hit a public transport vehicle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Bus falls into Tons river in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh, at least 43 people killed
India

Bus falls into Tons river in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh, at least 43 people killed

At least 44 people were killed after a bus fell into the Tons river in remote Nerwa area of Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh, according to news reports.

Delhi: Three-year-old twin brothers drown in washing machine, probe underway
India

Delhi: Three-year-old twin brothers drown in washing machine, probe underway

Three-year-old twin brothers drowned in a washing machine while their mother was out to buy detergent at Rohini in north west Delhi, police said.

China: Two killed, 14 injured after fire breaks out in hotel in Jiangxi province
World

China: Two killed, 14 injured after fire breaks out in hotel in Jiangxi province

At least two persons were killed and 14 others injured when a fire broke out at a muti-storey luxurious hotel in Nanchang, capital of China's eastern Jiangxi Province.

China: Fire breaks out in a hotel in Jiangxi province, several feared trapped inside
World

China: Fire breaks out in a hotel in Jiangxi province, several feared trapped inside

Unknown number of people were trapped as a fire broke out in a hotel in China's Jiangxi province on Saturday, firefighters said.

Dense fog kills 13 in road mishaps in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
India

Dense fog kills 13 in road mishaps in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar

At least 13 people were killed in road mishaps in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with dense fog affecting visibility in north India even as cold wave conditions in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir intensified further due to a fresh spell of snowfall.

Patna-Indore Express tragedy: Doesn't rail safety merit same zeal as demonetisation?
India

Patna-Indore Express tragedy: Doesn't rail safety merit same zeal as demonetisation?

After the Patna-Indore Express tragedy, the government should think about how many lives would've been saved had it focused on safety, not demonetisation.

Ghaziabad: 13 killed in a fire at garment factory in Sahibabad
India

Ghaziabad: 13 killed in a fire at garment factory in Sahibabad

According to news reports, 13 people are feared dead after fire broke out in a garment factory in Sahibabad in Ghaziabad district in Uttar Pradesh.

Mumbai: Five killed after speeding car rams into a tree on Western Express Highway
Mumbai

Mumbai: Five killed after speeding car rams into a tree on Western Express Highway

Five persons were killed when their speeding car rammed into a tree on the Western Express Highway in Mumbai on Thursday, an official said.

Gujarat: Five dead, 11 injured as two passenger vehicles collide head-on
India

Gujarat: Five dead, 11 injured as two passenger vehicles collide head-on

At least five persons were killed and eleven others injured when two passenger vehicles collided head-on at Satlasana in Mehsana district of Gujarat.

Delhi: Roof collapses in multi-storey building, woman and two children killed
India

Delhi: Roof collapses in multi-storey building, woman and two children killed

A woman and her two minor children were killed when a portion of roof collapsed in their flat in a multi-storey building in west Delhi's Uttam Nagar.

Bhiwandi building collapse: Nine killed; occupants to be shifted to transit camps
Mumbai

Bhiwandi building collapse: Nine killed; occupants to be shifted to transit camps

Nine persons, including four children and three women, were killed and 10 others injured when a residential building collapsed in Bhiwandi, Thane.

Bhiwandi building collapse: Death toll rises to eight, 22 rescued
Mumbai

Bhiwandi building collapse: Death toll rises to eight, 22 rescued

At least eight people were killed when a two-storey dilapidated building collapsed in Thane district's Bhiwandi town, police said.

Nearly 300 people killed or missing in China due to floods
World

Nearly 300 people killed or missing in China due to floods

Heavy floods in China have left nearly 300 people dead or missing and caused huge economic losses.

Rajasthan: Eight people killed as two jeeps collide in Churu district
India

Rajasthan: Eight people killed as two jeeps collide in Churu district

Eight persons, including five alleged criminals, were killed and six others injured when two jeeps collided in Rajasthan's Churu district.

Uttar Pradesh: 8 children killed, 14 others injured as train hits school mini-bus in Bhadohi
India

Uttar Pradesh: 8 children killed, 14 others injured as train hits school mini-bus in Bhadohi

In a tragic incident, eight children were killed and 14 others injured in Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh, when a school mini-bus was hit by a train.

Kolkata flyover collapse: Two KMDA officials arrested in connection with tragedy
India

Kolkata flyover collapse: Two KMDA officials arrested in connection with tragedy

Two KMDA officials were on Tuesday arrested by Kolkata police in connection with the partial collapse of an under-construction flyover.