Nineteen hurt as blast, then fire bring down New York buildings
Nineteen hurt as blast, then fire bring down New York buildings

Nineteen people were hurt Thursday when three New York buildings collapsed and a blaze tore through another in what preliminary indications suggested was a gas-related explosion.

Gujarat: 4-year-old girl survives even after falling off a building

Gujarat: 4-year-old girl survives even after falling off a building.

Cairo apartment block collapse kills 15: Officials

A building in Egypt`s capital, where two floors had been added illegally, collapsed overnight, killing 15 people and burying seven more in the rubble, emergency services and officials said Tuesday.

Toll in Nigeria building collapse hits 70

 The toll in a building collapse at a church complex in Nigeria`s commercial capital Lagos reached 70 Wednesday, a spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in the latest development on the incident which occurred last week.

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.

London`s famed `Gherkin` on sale for £650 mn

London`s landmark "Gherkin" office tower, one of the landmarks on the British capital`s skyline, went on sale for about £650 million ($1.1 billion, 820 million euros) on Tuesday after being placed into receivership.

Criminal case registered against Ghaziabad builder

The Indirapuram police registered a criminal case against the builder in whose building a fire broke out on Friday.

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.

Gaza rocket hits building in southern Israel: Police

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on Saturday hit an industrial zone in Sderot in southern Israel, setting a building on fire but without causing casualties, police said.

Fire at commercial building in Surat brought under control

A major fire which broke out in a multi-storeyed commercial building here today was brought under control after a 12-hour long operation by fire brigade teams, fire department officials said.

Chinese men catch baby falling from building

Dramatic images of two Chinese men catching a young child after he fell from a second storey window were released today by Chinese state media.

One dead in fire at 8-story commercial complex in Surat

One person died while 13 others were injured when a fire broke out in an eight-storey commercial complex in Saroli area of the city this evening.

Iran says settlement on New York skyscraper `illegal`

Iran`s Foreign Ministry dismissed as "illegal" plans by US prosecutors to sell an Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper in the largest terror-related seizure to date, media reports said today.

New York City buildings collapse leaves two dead, more fatalities likely

At least two people have been reported dead and around 20 injured after two New York City buildings collapsed from a massive explosion on Wednesday.

New York City buildings collapse: As it happened

The Metro-North service has been suspended as debris from the building landed on the elevated train tracks on 116th Street and Park Avenue.

Families evacuated from Thane building likely to collapse

Families living in a building here were evacuated by authorities to safety, after it developed a tilt indicating that it would crash anytime, civic authorities said here on Friday.

23 persons evacuated after fire in building

A fire on Thursday broke out in a bank office on the first floor of a building after which twenty three employees of two firms were evacuated from the premises, police said here.

Delhi building collapse: Two dead, owner booked

A three-storey building collapsed near Bara Hindu Rao area of north Delhi at around 7:20 am, killing two persons.

Two-year-old boy dies after being thrown out of building in China

A two-year-old Chinese boy died after he was thrown from the sixth floor of a building by a man following an argument with the child`s mother, the third such incident in recent months.