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Chennai building collapse: 2 rescued, death toll rises to 20

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:38

Nine more bodies were recovered today, taking the toll in the collapse of the under construction multi-storeyed building here to 20 while two persons were pulled out alive as the massive non-stop rescue efforts stretched into the third day.

Chennai building collapse toll at 11; Jaya blames builder, search for trapped continues

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:40

As the death toll in the 11-storey building collapse in Chennai climbed to eleven, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday visited the site of the incident and blamed the builder.

Chennai building collapse: Death toll climbs to 10, TN CM announces solatium of Rs 2 lakh

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 09:36

The death toll in the 11-storey building collapse in Chennai climbed to at least 10, with over 40 people still feared trapped, as per reports on Sunday.

Italy pulls nearly 3,000 African migrants to safety

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 05:24

Italian navy pulled nearly 3,000 African sea migrants to safety early Saturday, media reports said.

Tragic South Korean ferry: Divers to search unopened rooms

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 18:12

Divers battled strong currents and wind today to search unopened rooms in a sunken South Korean ferry for 70 missing passengers, officials said.

South Korean Ferry disaster: Floating objects slow recovery of bodies

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 03:19

Corridors and passenger cabins of the sunken South Korean ferry, which capsized off the country`s southwestern coast, were jammed with floating objects, hampering search for bodies trapped inside the hull amid fast currents and bad weather.

South Korean ferry mishap: Divers find 48 bodies in single room

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 04:29

Forty-eight more bodies have been found by divers from a single room of the ferry which sank off South Korea recently, officials said Friday.

Ferry disaster toll reaches 184, rescue head says no idea when rescue would end

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 17:53

The head of the operation to retrieve bodies from a sunken South Korean ferry admitted Friday he had "no idea" when it would be over, as furious relatives accused recovery teams of dragging their feet.

Cyclone Phailin: Rescue ops continue as thousands still stranded in floods

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 23:51

Rescue operations continued for the third day on Wednesday even as thousands of people were stranded in floods in several parts of the state.

Pakistan quake toll reaches 515, insurgents hamper aid efforts

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 17:28

The death toll from an earthquake in southwestern Pakistan has reached 515, a provincial official said Friday, as insurgent attacks threaten relief efforts and survivors complain of lack of shelter from the scorching sun.

Mumbai building collapse: 13 killed, 29 injured

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 09:03

A four-storey building near Dockyard Road in Mumbai collapsed in the wee hours of Friday.

35 people trapped in flash floods in J&K rescued

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 22:47

Thirty-five people, who were trapped in the flash-floods in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir, have been rescued by the IAF, BSF and state police during a long drawn rescue operation.