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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    More survivors found in India building collapse rubble as death toll rises to 26

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 01:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in English. Reports said that one of the survivors rescued early on Tuesday was a construction worker who was one of several dozen entombed by a mass of concrete on Saturday night. Television footage ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian construction firm bosses held after fatal housing project collapse

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 06:55pm by AP

    ... cutters, iron rods and shovels after cranes lifted concrete blocks to get to the survivors. Nearly 90 contract workers were believed to have been in the basement to collect their weekly wages when ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Sahara employees help to raise 300b rupee bail for Subrata Roy

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... and demanded a "concrete proposal". The bail money is being raised by a new Sahara unit. Donors will get shares in return. Roy's entertainment-to-financial services conglomerate, based ...

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    Rescuers dig for building collapse survivors in southern India

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Associated Press in Panaji, Goa

    ... Associated Press in Panaji, Goa The search for survivors at the site of a building collapse in Goa, India continued on Sunday as the death toll reached 14, with many labourers remaining unaccounted for Rescuers using hoes and shovels searched for survivors on Sunday under a massive pile of broken concrete and dust left when a residential building collapsed under construction ...

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    Slowing economy puts India's middle-class dream on hold

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 04:14am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Ghaziabad Abandoned, half-finished housing projects area graphic illustration of a slowing economy India's middle-class dream put on hold Just outside India's capital, partially finished high-rises line the smog-veiled skyline, concrete monuments to the aspirations of the country's middle class. They are among the hundreds of developments ...

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    Building collapses kill 11 in western India’s Gujarat

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 02:55pm by AP

    ... and search for survivors in the mountain of twisted metal, concrete slabs, bricks and mortar. Taparia said the cause of the collapse was not immediately clear. Police officials said there had been ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Miracle baby saved from collapsed Mumbai building as death toll climbs to 28

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 01:58pm by AFP

    ... the building. Several diggers were pressed into action to lift some of the larger slabs of concrete, allowing teams of rescuers to begin the task of taking out bodies and searching for those still ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Mumbai building collapse leaves 45 dead

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 02:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai At least 45 people were crushed to death on the outskirts of Mumbai when an unauthorised partly-built apartment block collapsed, officials said on Friday, highlighting the dangers of India’s illegal housing boom. The seven-storey building collapsed on Thursday evening into a mangled heap of steel and concrete about eight metres high that rescuers ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Rape defendant’s death casts shadow on model jail

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:09pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... of their rehabilitation. Tihar Jail is crammed with people awaiting trial who sleep on concrete floors, face daily threats from other prisoners and are shaken down for bribes from their poorly paid jailers, ... by poorly paid guards who have been bribed, Kazmi said. The jail’s cellphone jammers rarely worked, he said. Inmates were given barely edible food, forced to sleep on the concrete floor with two ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Young Indian rape suspect held alone for own safety

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 01:04pm by Reuters in New Delhi

    ... concrete courtyard could be seen. The teenager has been mostly confined to a single room of the unit, two officers responsible for his care said. Most other inmates stay in rooms of two to four ...



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