Death Toll in India Flyover Collapse Rises To 23; 90 Rescued

By Supriyo Hazra KOLKATA, India, April 1  – The death toll in the collapse of a flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata rose to 23 on Friday, after rescuers worked through the night with cranes and jackhammers to clear huge slabs of steel and concrete. Ninety people were saved after a 100-meter (110-yard) length of the flyover broke

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India Flyover Collapse Kills 10 With 150 Feared Trapped

By Supriyo Hazra KOLKATA, India, March 31 – A flyover under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed on Thursday on to vehicles and street vendors below, killing at least 14 people with more than 100 people feared trapped. Residents used their bare hands to try to rescue people pinned under a 100-metre

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Pakistan’s World T20 Match Against India Moved To Kolkata

NEW DELHI, March 9  – Pakistan’s concerns over security at Dharamsala have led to shifting of their March 19 World Twenty20 match against hosts India to Kolkata, organizers said on Wednesday. “Safety and security of the event is of paramount importance to ICC,” International Cricket Council Chief Executive David Richardson told reporters. Pakistan had sent

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