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Mumbai Building Collapse Causes Injury to Six People, Including A Fireman

Jul 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The six injured persons were rushed to the nearby Cooper Hospital. Out of them, fireman Vishwas Rahate (51) was discharged after treatment.

Residential Building In Cairo Collapses, One Dead

Jul 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The incident occurred on Tuesday and authorities have opened an investigation, the state-run MENA news agency reported.

US Building Collapse: Pet Owners Look For Lost Animals In Rubble

As crews prepare to demolish the still-standing portion of Champlain Tower South in Florida, US, officials had reassured families that they had done their best to look for their missing cherished pets.

Mumbai Rain Mayhem: 11 Killed, 18 Injured As Residential Building Collapses

Jun 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Many are feared trapped under the debris.

Jodhpur: Wall Collapse In Factory Kills 6,10 Labourers Injured

Search and rescue operations are ongoing as labourers are still stuck under debris

21 September, 2020

Thane: 10 dead In Bhiwandi Building Collapse, Over 20 Feared Trapped


Personnel of the Thane Disaster Response Force (TDRF) were seen pulling out a child from the debris and feeding him water.

26 August, 2020

Maharashtra Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 15, Likely No More People Buried Under Rubble


The rescue teams comprising the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and police are working round-the-clock to save those stuck under the debris.

24 August, 2020

17 Injured, Over 70 Feared Trapped As 5-Storey Building Collapses in Maharashtra


Around 70 people are feared trapped in the debris after the building, which was around 10 years old, collapsed at Kajalpura in Mahad tehsil around 7 pm.

16 July, 2020

Part Of Old Building Collapses In Mumbai's Fort Area, Many Feared Trapped


As much as 30 to 40 per cent part of the ground-plus-five storey Bhanushali Building on Mint Road in Mumbai's Fort area collapsed around 4.45 pm on Thursday.

11 January, 2020

Two Illegal High-Rises Razed To Ground In Seconds In Kochi


The high-rise apartment complex was brought down through controlled implosion method.

17 July, 2019

14 Dead, Many Still Trapped As 100-Year-Old Building Collapses In Mumbai's Dongri Area

Outlook Web Bureau

So far, 14 people, including seven males, four females and three children have been declared dead, while nine have got injuries and getting medical treatment, officials said.


16 July, 2019

Confusion Prevails Over Ownership Of Collapsed Building In Mumbai's Dongri Area

Outlook Web Bureau

After the 'Kausarbaug' building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area, killing 11 people and trapping around 40 others under its debris, the question of the ownership of the building has now cropped up.

16 July, 2019

11 Killed, Over 40 Trapped Under Debris As 100-Year-Old Building Collapses In Mumbai’s Dongri

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 40-50 people are feared trapped under the debris of a four-storey building that collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri.

20 March, 2019

3 Dead, 10 Suspected To Be Trapped In Karnataka Building Collapse

Outlook Web Bureau

Of those rescued, at least 15 received severe injuries and were being treated at hospitals in the district.

19 March, 2019

24 January, 2019

7 Killed After Four-Storey Building Collapses In Gurugram

Outlook Web Bureau

The building collapsed when the labourers were laying the roof the structure's fourth floor, officials said.

07 October, 2018

One Dead, Six Injured After Shuttering Of Under-Construction Building Collapses In Noida

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred in the morning when a tractor-trolley carrying sand reportedly hit the temporary fixtures of the building.


26 September, 2018

4 Children Killed As Building Collapses In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Rescue and search operation for injured is underway.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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