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There were faults in planning, design of Kolkata flyover: TMC

The death toll due to the flyover collapse in Kolkata rose to 24 today.

PIL seeks court-monitored probe into Kolkata flyover collapse

A petition was filed on Friday at the Calcutta High Court for a court-monitored probe into the flyover tragedy here that has claimed 24 lives so far.

IVRCL washes its hands off Kolkata incident, says flyover collapse was an accident

Hyderabad-based construction company IVRCL, which has been drawing flak for describing yesterday`s flyover collapse in Kolkata as an `Act of God`, on Friday said that the expression was used to state that the mishap was beyond anyone`s control.

Kolkata flyover collapse: West Bengal police team in Hyderabad to quiz IVRCL officials

Kolkata flyover collapse: West Bengal police team in Hyderabad to quiz IVRCL officials

About 60-metre-long portion of the under-construction Vivekananda flyover in Kolkata had collapsed yesterday.

Kolkata flyover tragedy: As it happened on Friday

Kolkata flyover tragedy: As it happened on Friday

The Kolkata police have sealed the city office of IVRCL Infrastructure -- the implementing agency of Kolkata's Vivekananda Road Flyover, which collapsed on Thursday.

`Another tragedy`: Rescued Chile miner loses home in floods

One of the Chilean miners who captured worldwide attention in 2010 after spending more than two months in a collapsed mine has lost everything after torrential rains struck northern Chile.

More than 10 killed in Haiti carnival tragedy

More than 10 people were killed early Tuesday at a carnival here after their float made deadly contact with a power line.

24 Ethiopian migrants drown off Yemeni coast

 The Yemeni interior ministry said Monday that 24 Ethiopian migrants were found dead after their boat sank off the Yemeni coast.

Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief

Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief

Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match.

Can't afford terrorists to disrupt our matches abroad: Pakistan Cricket Board

Can't afford terrorists to disrupt our matches abroad: Pakistan Cricket Board

Following the gruesome terrorist attack in a Peshawar school on Tuesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday said that they couldn't afford their matches abroad to be disturbed.

J&K floods: Biggest tragedy in 60 years

Jammu and Kashmir is battling with the worst floods that has hit the state in the last 60 years.

PM Modi condoles Nepal landslide tragedy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday offered condolences after a landslide killed at least eight people in Nepal.

80 more migrants drowned in latest Italy boat tragedy

Eighty more migrants are feared drowned after another shipwreck off Italy, just days after dozens of others suffocated in the hold of an overcrowded fishing boat.

Guides hope Everest deaths will impel safety fixes

Guy Cotter was so concerned about the safety of Sherpa guides and porters through Mount Everest`s notorious Khumbu Icefall that he and another commercial guide operator hatched a plan.

Bangladesh commemorates its worst industrial tragedy

Thousands of people gathered Thursday at a factory site near here to remember the victims of Bangladesh`s worst industrial tragedy that killed at least 1,135 people, mostly garment workers, last year.

Rescued South Korean school vice principal in apparent suicide

A high school vice principal rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry that sank with hundreds of his students on board was found dead Friday, in what media reports said was an apparent suicide.

South Korea in grief-stricken limbo over ferry tragedy

Stunned by a ferry disaster involving hundreds of missing schoolchildren, South Korea has gone into shocked limbo with political campaigns suspended, TV shows and concerts cancelled and vigils held to register grief at the unfolding tragedy.

MH370 tragedy casts pall over Malaysian GP

Malaysia will host the most sombre race in its 15-year Formula One history this weekend as the mystifying MH370 plane tragedy overshadows an incident-packed start to the season.

Post boat tragedy, Andamans proposes stringent norms

In the aftermath of the boat mishap that claimed 21 lives off Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration has proposed a slew of safety guidelines to ensure safety of tourists.

Sindhurakshak tragedy: Six bodies to be sent to hometowns

The identified bodies of six crew members, who died in the August 14 INS Sindhurakshak submarine disaster, will be flown to their respective hometowns from here tomorrow for last rites, naval officials said.