Japan mulls building its own fighter jets report

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment

TOKYO: Japan is considering building its own fighter jets after years of playing second fiddle in a US construction partnership, a report said Thursday, in a move likely to stoke fears of its military resurgence among Asian neighbours. Japan´s attempt in the 1980s to build its first purely domestic fighters since World War II faced US resistance and resulted in joint US-Japan development and production of the F-2,... 

PTI workers will not storm any government building Qureshi

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has requested party workers not to enter the PM House. Qureshi added the PTI will not story any government building and the respect of institutions is the responsibility of every Pakistani. According to Qureshi the government and few of its representatives were responsible for the present situation, adding that they were political people and... 

India building collapse rescue ends with 61 dead

Posted by on Jul 04, 2014 | Leave a Comment

NEW DELHI: Rescue efforts at a building which collapsed last weekend in southern India wound up Friday with the final death toll at 61, an official said. The 11-storey apartment tower on the outskirts of Tamil Nadu´s state capital Chennai, which was still under construction, came crashing down on Saturday following heavy rains, killing mainly labourers. Karuna Sagar, a senior officer with the Tamil Nadu state police... 

Death toll in India building collapse hits 42

Posted by on Jul 02, 2014 | Leave a Comment

NEW DELHI: Emergency teams pulled 11 more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed building in southern India overnight, but had not given up hope of finding survivors of the weekend tragedy, officials said Wednesday. Karuna Sagar, a senior officer with the Tamil Nadu state police force, said the confirmed death toll from the disaster on the outskirts of Chennai now stood at 42. At least five people were still unaccounted... 

Kenyan cargo plane crashes into building after takeoff authorities

Posted by on Jul 02, 2014 | Leave a Comment

NAIROBI: A cargo air plane crashed into a commercial building shortly after takeoff Wednesday from the Kenyan capital´s main airport, the busiest in East Africa, aviation authorities said. “A Fokker 50 cargo plane with four people onboard has this morning crashed at a commercial building,” after taking off from Nairobi´s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Kenya Airports authority said in a statement.... 

Eight women locked in building die in Philippine fire

Posted by on May 30, 2014 | Leave a Comment

MANILA: Eight women died in the Philippine capital on Friday as a fire engulfed a building in which they had been locked in by their employer, police said. Eight other women survived the blaze by climbing to the roof of the two-storey building and jumping off, said police officer Cris Gabutin, an investigator in the case. “They said the gate was locked. It was dark and they could not find a way out. It was a lucky... 

Peace talks Confidence building process begins says Ibrahim

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

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At least 11 hurt as New York building explodes collapses

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

NEW YORK: At least 11 people were injured as a residential building at East Harlem neighbourgood exploded and collapsed on Wednesday, sparking a serious fire and engulfing the area in thick smoke. According to US media, East Harlem residents reported hearing a large explosion in the six-story apartment building around 9:30 a.m. There are reports that people are trapped after part of the building collapsed. It is unclear... 

Student tragedy in S Korea as building collapse kills 10

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SEOUL: At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an auditorium packed with students collapsed at a resort near the southern South Korean city of Gyeongju, officials said Tuesday. More than 560 college students participating in a freshman orientation were believed to have been attending a concert in the building when the roof caved in on Monday — apparently under the weight of heavy snow —... 

Peshawar Underconstruction building roof collapses 20 injured retrieved

Posted by on Feb 02, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: As the roof of an under-construction building at Jamil Chowk collapsed, scores of persons feared to have been buried under the debris on Sunday morning here, Geo News reported. Rescue sources said that 20 persons sustaining minor injuries were immediately retrieved from beneath the huge debris of the roof of an under-construction building that caved in near Jamil Chowk this morning. It is feared that some more... 


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