Building collapse kills 8 in South Africa

Eight South African workers died on Monday when a building under construction collapsed, and more people were feared trapped under the rubble, emergency workers said.

Thai building collapse kills 7, hurts 20

At least seven people, including an infant, were killed and 20 others injured today after a six-storey building under construction collapsed on the outskirts of Bangkok.

Three of a family killed as building collapses in Kochi

A couple and their teenaged daughter were killed when their three-storey house collapsed in heavy rains at nearby Aluva, police said Thursday.

Stalin moves HC for CBI probe into building collapse

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the collapse of an under-construction multi-storeyed building in suburban Porur that left 61 persons dead in June last.

Man killed in building collapse in Delhi, wife injured

A 51-year-old man was killed and his wife injured when a partially demolished "illegal" building collapsed in Okhla area of south Delhi today.

Building collapses after heavy rains in Thane, none hurt

A three-storey vacant building collapsed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi after heavy rains lashed the district inundating and cutting off several low-lying areas.

One killed, six injured after slab of a building collapses

One person was killed after a portion of a slab of a four-storeyed building collapsed at Kakaji Nagar`s Prasad shopping centre in suburban Goregaon West tonight, a Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) official said.

One killed, six injured after slab of a building collapses in Mumbai

One person was killed after a portion of a slab of a four-storeyed building collapsed at Kakaji Nagar`s Prasad shopping centre in suburban Goregaon West on Tuesday night, a Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) official said.

Corruption, greed blamed for Casablanca building tragedy

The scene was like an earthquake, but residents say the collapse of three buildings last week in Casablanca that killed 23 people was the man-made result of greed and corruption.

Two buildings collapse in Mumbai; three dead, several injured

After Delhi and Chennai, two separate incidents of building collapse Mumbai on Saturday morning killed at least three people and injured several others. According to reports, two pavement dwellers were crushed to death after a portion of a building in Jai Bhim Nagar fell on them.

Delhi govt mulls ways to check building mishaps

In an effort to check incidents of fire, building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water, electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate.

Chennai building collapse: Two more arrests

Two persons, wanted in connection with the June 28 under construction building collapse that killed 61 persons near suburban Porur, were arrested Tuesday by the SIT probing the mishap.

TN to honour personnel who toiled in collapse rescue operation

Tamil Nadu government will on Tuesday honour personnel involved in the rescue operations at the site of the 11-storey under construction building which collapsed at Suburban Porur recently in which 61 lives were lost.

Need law to fix accountability in building collapse: Naidu

Against the backdrop building collapse incidents, Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday favoured incorporating in law provisions which hold the concerned officials responsible when such incidents happen due to their negligence.

Building collapse: TN govt sets up inquiry panel, toll rises to 60

The Tamil Nadu government today set up an inquiry commission to probe the collapse of a 11-storey under-construction residential building here in which the death toll has shot up to 60.

NHRC holds MCD responsible for building collapse

NHRC held the then MCD responsible for a building collapse in Karol Bagh area in 2012 in which four people lost their lives.

Chennai building collapse: Death toll rises to 42

Five days after an under-construction building collapsed in Chennai, the death toll has now risen to 42, reports said on Wednesday.

Chennai building collapse: Death toll rises to 32, three more rescued

The toll in the multi-storeyed building collapse here rose to 32 while three lucky survivors were rescued on Tuesday nearly 70 hours after they were trapped under the debris.

Naidu meets victims of Chennai building collapse

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today met the victims of the building collapse incident in Chennai and promised to provide necessary medical care and relief on a "war-footing" for them.

Building collapse: AP CM announces ex-gratia for Telugu victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the kin of Telugu workers who were killed in a building collapse in Chennai.