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31 die in delhi building collapse


Rescue work in progress after a five-storey building collapsed in east Delhi’s Lakshmi Nagar on Monday. At least 31 people died and 40 more were feared trapped in the debris. PHOTO: Asian Age

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Making a point


Minister for natural gas and petroleum Murli Deora (left) addresses mediapersons after inauguration of NELP-IX road show in Mumbai on Monday as minister of state Jitin Prasada looks on.

Eve of Id-ul-Fitr


Muslims buy caps on Friday, the eve of Id-ul-Fitr, at a market in front of the Jama Masjid in Delhi on Friday. PHOTO: Asian Age

Delhi says no danger in yamuna ebb and flow


Rickshaws are seen submerged in the Yamuna as the river crossed the danger mark in New Delhi on Saturday. A flood alert was sounded in the low-lying areas after heavy downpours for three days caused the water level to cross the danger mark. Later, however, the Delhi government said the water had started receding and asserted

Yes Boss


Wipro chairman Azeem Premji (right) with CFO Suresh Senapaty during the announcement of the first quarter financial results of the company in Bengaluru on Friday. PHOTO: Asian Age

Sleepless in karnataka


A Congress MLA makes himself comfortable in the Well of the Karnataka Assembly on Thursday, the fourth day of the party’s sleep-in dharna to demand a CBI probe into illegal mining in the state.

Mean Machine


Volkswagen board member (sales and marketing) Christian Klingler (left) and group (sales) India head Neeraj Garg pose next to the newly unveiled Volkswagen Vento in New Delhi on Tuesday.



Wipro chairman Azim Premji, Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Manglam Birla, UB Group chairman Vijay Mallya and Essar group chairman Shashi Ruia during inauguration of the Global Investors Meet at Pal

Candid moment

ICICI Bank managing director and chief executive officer Chanda Kochhar on Monday inaugurated her bank’s 2,000th branch at Andheri West in Mumbai.

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