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Tag: Bridge

Malkangiri Bridge
A Bridge To Nowhere: Low-Lying Bridge Maroons Several Villages In Malkangiri

A raging Tamsha river submerged a bridge on the Highway cutting off Motu from Malkangiri which made commuters on the National Highway- 326 stranded near MV-7 village on Friday

Villagers Cross River Risking Lives
A Bridge-Less Tale: Govt Apathy Forces Thousands To Risk Lives For Basic Amenities

As the dream of a bridge still eludes the locals of Gunjibadi Panchayat under Kandhamal’s K.Nuagaon block, Over one thousand villagers have to put their lives at risk while crossing the Bagadi river to avail basic amenities

Bridge caves in
Sambalpur: Under-Construction Bridge Caves In, Locals Demand Probe

Sambalpur: An under-construction bridge over a canal at Andhari village in Jujumara block in the district caved in on Tuesday, raising question marks over the quality of the work. However, there are no reports of any injury or casualty. The incident triggered resentment among locals and they demanded the immediate reconstruction of the structure and […]

Army To Build Bridge To Help Douse Assam Oil Well Fire

Guwahati: The army has started to build a 150-metre bridge over a water body to facilitate technical works to control gas leakage and oil well fire in the Tinsukia district of Assam, according to officials, here on Wednesday. In view of the urgency of the situation, Tinsukia District Deputy Commissioner Bhaskar Pegu requested the army […]

Tired of govt apathy, Odisha villagers complete pending road on Ranchi-Vijayawada corridor

Malkangiri: The villagers of several panchayats in Malkangiri district have set an example by completing pending works of an approach road in Motu region which connects with a bridge constructed by Andhra Pradesh. The villagers were forced to take up the work on their own as no step was allegedly taken by the government officials […]

6 killed, 32 injured in Mumbai footbridge crash

Mumbai: At least six persons were killed and another 32 injured, including some critically, when a portion of a overhead pedestrian bridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus came crashing down on Thursday. The victims included three women and a man. Two of the women were identified as Apoorva Prabhu, 35, and Ranjana Tambe, 40, […]

Infosys hiring 1,000 American techies in US state

Bengaluru: Indian software major Infosys on Friday announced hiring 1,000 Americans in the Arizona state as part of its commitment to employ 10,000 Americans to bridge the IT skill gap in the US by 2023. “We are hiring 1,000 American workers and opening our next technology-cum-innovation hub in the state of Arizona,” said the city-based […]

Kolkata bridge collapse: Rescue operations on

Kolkata:  Rescue operations are still going on Wednesday after a portion of a 40-year-old bridge collapsed in south Kolkata a day earlier. A part of the Majherhat bridge between Taratala and Mominpur collapsed around 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday. So far, one person has died and 19 others injured in the accident. “Our team is still […]

Asiad success will popularise bridge among youth, says India coach

Kolkata: Bridge as a game will gain popularity among the youth of the country after the Bengal duo of Pranab Bardhan and Shibnath De Sarkar bagged gold in the men’s bridge pair competition at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, the teams non-playing captain and coach Debasish Ray said on Saturday. “Dreams come true. I […]

Villagers suffer for lack of bridge in Kendrapara

Aul: People of three villages-Padanipala, Daitaripur and Kalamada Sasan of Kendrapara district are now having a harrowing time due to absence of a bridge that can connect them to the outside world. All the three villages are surrounded by two rivers- Kharasrota and Kani rivers. The miseries of people have been compounded after the approach […]

Traffic constable attacked during CM visit to Trishulia

Cuttack: A traffic constable was injured grievously after being attacked by five unidentified miscreants while he was on duty to regulate traffic ahead of Chief Minister’s visit to the Trishulia for bridge inauguration on Wednesday. Some activists of a particular political party had a scuffle with constable Surendra Jank while he was managing traffic at […]

Trisulia bridge connecting twin city to be named after Netaji

Bhubaneswar: The newly constructed three-km-long Trisulia bridge over Kathajodi connecting Judicial Academy Chhak in Cuttack and Barang in Bhubaneswar will be named after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, informed Barabati-Cuttack legislator Debasish Samantray today. After a review of the largest bridge in the State accompanied by Health Minister Pratap Jena, Cuttack Collector Nirmala Mishra and DCP […]

CM Naveen
Naveen urges Gadkari for 2nd bridge on Brahmani in Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view problems of traffic snarls on the existing old and narrow bridge, chief minister Naveen Patnaik today shot a letter to Union Transport minister Nitin Gadkari requesting him to initiate steps for another bridge on river Brahmani near Panposh in Rourkela soon for smooth vehicular communication. “I would request you to intervene […]

4 years on, Talada bridge on Devi river hangs in balance

Puri: Even as four years have elapsed since Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid foundation stone of a bridge for the welfare of Talada islanders in Astaranga block of Puri district, the dream project of the local residents is yet to see the light of the day. As many as 10,000 inhabitants of the island rely […]

15 injured as bus falls off bridge in Kalyansinghpur

Kalyansinghpur: As many as 15 persons were injured as a bus in which they were travelling lost control and fell off a bridge near Kutingaguda under Kashipur block in Rayagada district on Saturday morning. According to sources, the incident took place at around 8 am today, while the ill-fated bus was on its way to […]

Convert main road in sub divisional hqrs to four lane: CM tells Works dept

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the Works department to convert the main road in all sub-divisional headquarters to four-lane. The directive of the chief minister came during a review meeting on the performance of the Works department at the State Secretariat here. It was revealed that barring Malkangiri, main road in the remaining […]