Dozens of rescuers were clearing the debris to find any residents possibly still trapped, police officer Ravindra Kadam said. Heavy monsoon rains during the day had flooded several parts of the city that is India’s financial and entertainment capital.
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It’s an unfortunate incident. It was a G+2 building that fell on another building. 18 people have been rescued, of whom 11 died. Police will carry out a proper investigation and take further action
– Dilip Sawant, Additional CP, on building collapse incident in Malad West, Mumbai
House collapsed in Malad West, Mumbai
The search and rescue operation by the fire brigade is still going on. As per updates, 11 people have been reported dead so far: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
In their place, this EO (signed by him on 9th June) directs the use of a criteria-based decision framework and rigorous, evidence-based analysis to address the risks posed by ICTS transactions involving software applications that are designed, developed, manufactured or supplied by persons that are owned or controlled by, or subject to the jurisdiction of a foreign adversary, including China, that may present an undue or unacceptable risk to the national security of the US and American people
US President Joe Biden revokes and replaces three Executive Orders (EOs) that aimed to prohibit transactions with TikTok, WeChat, and eight other communications and financial technology software applications; 2 of these EOs are subject to litigation.
El Salvador president says will discuss bitcoin law with IMF
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Suvendu Adhikari meets PM Modi
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US VP Harris lashed over migration after first international trip
Back Wednesday from her debut international mission as US vice president, Kamala Harris caught flak from Republican critics accusing her of not taking the migration crisis seriously enough, but also from vocal progressives frustrated about border policy. The two-sided pile-on reflects the protracted and difficult nature of the US immigration problem, which has vexed administrations for decades.
Child labour swells for first time in two decades: UN
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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar arrives in Kuwait on bilateral visit
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2 Palestinian officers reported killed in West Bank shootout
The Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli troops shot and killed two security officers during clashes in the West Bank town of Jenin early Thursday. Online videos appeared to show Palestinian officers taking cover behind a vehicle as gunshots ranged in the background, with one shouting that they were exchanging fire with Israeli “undercover” forces.
Truck driver gets 16 years in crash that killed 5 bicyclists
An Arizona box truck driver who plowed into bicyclists on a stretch of Nevada highway last December, killing five and injuring four, was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of 16 years in Nevada state prison for driving under the influence of methamphetamine causing death.