Left Menu
Development News Edition

Slabs of commercial building collapse; none hurt

PTI | Thane | Updated: 13-06-2019 20:35 IST | Created: 13-06-2019 20:09 IST
Slabs of commercial building collapse; none hurt
Image Credit: Pixabay

Slabs of top two floors of a four- storey commercial building collapsed near here Thursday afternoon, but no casualty was reported, said Fire Brigade officials. The slabs of the building, located near the Dombivili railway station, caved in at around 1.30 pm, said Namdeo Chowdhari, Sub-Officer (Fire Brigade), Kalyan Dombivili Municipal Corporation (KDMC).

No one was injured in the mishap, he said. He said the four-storey structure housed about a dozen shops on the ground floor, while the first floor was occupied by a restaurant.

The second floor housed a marriage hall, while the third and fourth floors were empty, Chowdhari said. A civic official said a structural audit of the building was underway after a decision will be taken on pulling down the third and fourth floors.



Why COVID-19 is unstoppable in USA despite it being ranked at the top of GHS Index?

Several worst-hit countries such as Italy, France, Spain, the UK, Canada, and Russia have peaked COVID-19 cases in April. Almost all of them have gradually flattened the curve. However, the USA is setting new daily records of infections tha...

COVID-19 seems cooking biggest ever global scam

The increasing number of corruption cases on COVID-19 funds from throughout the world and involvement of high profile persons indicate that the countries cant ignore corruption in their pandemic response programs. This has generated the nee...

Health Management Information Systems lack holistic, integrated, and pandemic resilient character

Being a part of the United Nations system, the World Health Organization WHO deserves its share of rebuke for its alleged failure issue COVID-19 health emergency alerts on appropriate time. However, the pandemic has also exposed loopholes i...

Pride in the time of coronavirus: a welcome move online?

This year is different in many ways not least as celebrations are also taking place against the dramatic backdrop of a global health crisis and a resurgence in grassroots activism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...


Latest News

Reuters Health News Summary

Following is a summary of current health news briefs. U.S. CDC reports 3,296,599 coronavirus cases, 134,884 deathsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC on Monday reported 3,296,599 cases of the coronavirus, an increase of ...

Reuters Entertainment News Summary

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Depp tells court ex-wife attacked him on night he learned hed lost 650 millionMovie star Johnny Depp concluded five days of testimony in his libel case against Britains Sun newspa...

Reuters People News Summary

Following is a summary of current people news briefs. U.S. calls Ghislaine Maxwells bail request nothing, urges no special treatmentGhislaine Maxwell cannot be trusted to be freed on bail while facing charges she helped advance Jeffrey Epst...

Over 6,50,000 Indians evacuated from abroad amid pandemic: Centre

More than 6,50,000 Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus pandemic have been evacuated, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday. Taking to Twitter, Puri assured that the government is making all efforts to facilitate t...

Give Feedback