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30 years after ‘Pratibha’: Mumbai’s tryst with illegal buildings

February 17, 2019

Rewind to March 1989. The headline-grabbing story in Bombay was the razing of top eight floors of Pratibha, the 36-storey tower in the tony Sophia College Lane off Breach Candy. The city’s most powerful and influential had booked the well-laid apartments in the building. It became the city’s biggest real estate scandal. The demolition made […]

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17 die in fire at Delhi’s hotel fire, 2 jumped to death to escape flames

February 17, 2019

At least 17 people, including a child and a woman, were killed in a massive fire at a hotel in Delhi’s congested Karol Bagh area on Tuesday as authorities blamed building owners of flouting construction regulations. The latest incident prompted the Delhi government to order a probe into the fire reported early in the morning […]

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Several floors of Russian university building collapse, two dozen trapped

February 17, 2019

A university building partly collapsed on Saturday in the Russian city of St Petersburg, trapping people under debris, but emergency services reported no casualties, Russian news agencies reported. Around two dozen people were trapped in the building of the University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics in the centre of Russia’s second biggest city, the […]

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Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha attend friend’s wedding reception before beginning work on Dabangg 3. See pics

February 17, 2019

Actors Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha are set to unite on screen for the third time in their next film, Dabangg 3. While the film is set to go on the floors in April, the two were spotted together at a wedding reception in Mumbai on Saturday. Salman wore black casuals paired with a leather […]

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Delhi police arrest Rakesh Goel, owner of Karol Bagh hotel Arpit Palace where 17 people died in a fire

February 17, 2019

The Delhi Police has arrested Rakesh Goel, the owner of hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh, in connection with the fire that broke out last Tuesday and left 17 people dead. Goel was arrested by Delhi Police’s Crime Branch and will be produced in court today, DCP Rajesh Deo said. DCP Deo said that Goel […]

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