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Mumbai building collapse: rescue operations called off

Mumbai building collapse: rescue operations called off

Mumbai: After 24 hours, search and rescue operations at Mumbai's Altaf Manzil have been called off. Over this period, 10 lives were lost and five people are injured, recovering in hospitals. The five-storey building came crashing down on Monday ... NDTV, 1 month ago

Factbox - Foreigners in Nepal at Time of Deadly Earthquake

Multiple buildings collapsed in Nepal after Saturday's earthquake MUMBAI : Here are details released by some foreign governments on citizens who were in Nepal at the time a strong earthquake hit on Saturday, killing more than 3,200 people. The ...
 NDTV1 week ago Foreigners in Nepal at time of deadly earthquake  Malay Mail1 week ago Nepal quake: Foreigners in Nepal at a time of deadly disaster  Malay Mail1 week ago
Mid Day

Mumbai: Postal department refuses to vacate dilapidated building

It seems that despite a number of fatalities involving building collapses in the city, tenants refuse to learn. Though residents of a crumbling three-storey building in Vile Parle (West) have been asked to vacate it, a post office continues to ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

Byculla cluster project may take off finally

MUMBAI: A mega cluster project at Byculla may finally take off as the Bombay high court refused a private builder's plea to stop the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) from calling tenders for it. The builder wanted to redevelop the property ...
 Times of India1 day ago
India Blooms

Horrid to see destruction of Nepal's heritage buildings: Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had shot for a popular song from 1983 film "Mahaan" at an iconic location in Kathmandu, has mourned the loss of lives in quake-hit Nepal and expressed grief at the destruction of heritage buildings. ...
 ZeeNews.com1 week ago Big B mourns loss of lives, heritage sites in Nepal  Press Trust of India1 week ago Big B expresses concern over earthquake  India Blooms1 week ago Big B mourns loss of lives in earthquake  The Gulf Today1 week ago
Millennium Post

Mushrooming growth of high rise buildings in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru raises new earthquake safety concerns

While devastating earthquake in Nepal and parts of India, right up to Delhi, has sent a stark natural reminder about following the safe and secure living structures, the growing urbanisation is leading to high growth in the high rise buildings, with ...
 Meri News1 week ago Structural safety: Preparing for the big one  Millennium Post1 week ago Mumbai, Delhi buildings fall short of quake-proof norms  Economic Times1 week ago Tahir's daredevilry sinks MI; DD end losing streak  Central Chronicle1 week ago

Mumbai buildings have little capacity to handle tremors

MUMBAI: If one goes by a Geological Survey of India (GSI) report and what experts say, the city may face major devastation in case of an earthquake. It is prone to seismic activity that can reach 6.5 on the Richter Scale. Most of the city's ...
 Times of India1 week ago Can city buildings withstand tremors?  Times of India1 week ago

Making buildings earthquake-safe

Buildings raised on stilts — with no walls in the ground storey — are more likely to collapse. TOPICS The extent of damage to buildings depends not only on the magnitude of the earthquake, but also on the type of construction practice ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

PIL seeks safety norms for high rise construction from govt

NEW DELHI, MUMBAI: Most buildings in the country today use the minimum structural safety standards that the government has prescribed, say building safety experts and structural engineers. "Our codes offer the lowest level of earthquake safety ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

High court asks BMC Chief Kunte to decide fate of LIC building

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte to decide by May 7 whether the century-old LIC Building in south Mumbai should be demolished or preserved as a heritage structure. The division bench headed ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 weeks ago HC asks Mumbai Commissioner to decide fate of LIC Building  Mid Day1 week ago Decide if you want to tear down heritage LIC building: Bombay High Court to civic chief  DNA India2 weeks ago
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