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At Least 10 Dead in Residential Building Collapse in India

NEW DELHI — A residential building that was due for repairs collapsed in central India early Monday, killing at least 10 people and trapping many others, officials said. Around 20-25 people are feared to be trapped under the rubble of …

Rare Cyclone to Disrupt Business in India’s Financial Hub

Mumbai, the financial capital of Asia’s third-largest economy, is likely to be affected by a cyclonic storm on Wednesday, potentially causing widespread disruption in business and hurting efforts to fight the virus outbreak in a city that’s emerged as the …

Millions Evacuated From India, Bangladesh as Cyclone Nears Making Landfall

Authorities along India’s east coast and neighboring Bangladesh evacuated millions to safer places and shut some factories as the biggest cyclonic storm in two decades makes landfall, causing heavy rain and strong winds in the region. Amphan, now equivalent of …

FAA Downgrades India’s Air Safety Rating Due to Concerns

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has downgraded India’s air safety rating over concerns about pilot training and other issues, the agency said Friday. The downgrade to the lower of two safety categories means Indian airlines cannot increase the number of …

India Evacuates 12,000 People as Cyclone Helen Makes Landfall

Cyclone Helen, the second storm to hit India in five weeks, made landfall in southern Andhra Pradesh state today, prompting authorities to evacuate 12,000 people and deploy rescue teams. At least six districts will be affected by the cyclone, which …

Fatal Explosion 2nd for Indian Sub in 3 Years

An Indian navy submarine crippled Wednesday by a pair of explosions that killed at least some of the 18 sailors aboard had been damaged in another deadly blast in 2010 and had been brought back into service only a few …

Building Collapse Kills 1, Injures 14 in India

A fire official says a four-story building has collapsed in the Indian capital while it was being demolished, killing at least one worker and injuring 14 others. The official, S.L. Sharma, says the occupants vacated the building recently as it …

Indian Home Minister Says Flood Death Toll to Rise

India’s home minister says the death toll in the part of the country could exceed 1,000 as soldiers clear debris from towns and villages flattened by landslides and monsoon flooding. Sushilkumar Shinde said the number of people killed in the …

Monsoon Triggers Floods in India’s Himalayas, Killing 138

Air force helicopters and rescue teams searched for survivors in northern India after days of monsoon rains triggered flash floods and landslides, killing at least 138 people and leaving hundreds missing. Parts of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the worst-hit states …

5 Die, 5 Feared Trapped in India Building Collapse

Part of a four-story building in India’s financial capital collapsed in heavy monsoon rains, killing at least five people, authorities said Tuesday. Rescuers used sensors and life detectors to search for five other people who were feared trapped in the …