Two persons were killed while one person sustained injury in the mishap which took place during the evening rush hour on Wednesday.
The incident occurred when the roof of the bridge was being laid out.
An under-construction bridge on the National Highway-16 near Brajrajnagar in Panikoili collapsed on Monday. However, no loss of life was reported in the mishap.
New Delhi: A portion of an under-construction bridge in the Punjabi Bagh area of West Delhi collapsed late on Monday night. As per preliminary information of the Delhi Fire Services,…
Nabarangpur: A complaint has been filed with police against three persons including the contractor, Junior Engineer and Sub-divisional Officer (SDO) in connection with the collapse of an under-construction bridge over Negi River near Talapadar in the district that claimed one life and left four others injured. The Executive Engineer, Santosh Saamal has lodged the FIR […]
Nabarangpur: A day after an under-construction bridge over Negi River collapsed in Nabarangpur district leaving one labourer dead and four others severely injured, the superintendent engineer visited the mishap site for inspection and attributed the accident to the failure in centering support and use of substandard material. “After inspecting the site, we realised that the […]
Bolangir: Two labourers engaged in the repair of a bridge over Suktel River in Patnagarh block of Bolangir district were killed after the structure collapsed today morning. Officials of district administration and local police have launched a rescue and search operation on the spot apprehending that some others might also be trapped inside the debris. […]
Rourkela: A portion of the bridge connecting Mandira Dam in Rourkela collapsed on Monday affecting transport and communication in the region. According to sources, as many as 13 villages and Rajgangpur have been cut-off from the Steel City due to the bridge collapse. While the engineering department of Rourkela has already started inspection of the […]
Rome: Rescue teams were continuing on Thursday their search for possible survivors among the rubble of a bridge that collapsed in Genoa in northwestern Italy, killing at least 39 and injuring 16. Although there were still no official figures on the number of people missing, Italian authorities did not rule out a possibility of a […]
Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain wreaked havoc in many parts of Odisha on Monday, throwing normal life out of gear. While many bridges were washed away by flood water, a few approach roads collapsing with flood-like situation in other areas has crippled the lives of thousands of people. Owing to the heavy showers in the past two […]
Mumbai: A portion of a foot overbridge crashed on the Western Railway tracks, hitting the suburban train services here during Tuesday morning peak hours, an official said. Heavy overnight rains and waterlogging in many areas is suspected to be the cause of the crash of the structure, known as the Gokhale Bridge, on S.V. Road. […]
Bhubaneswar: Three government engineers and the executing agency have been held responsible for the collapse of RCC slab of the bridge constructed under the Biju Setu Yojana (BSY) over river Jeera on Jamdol-Dhubenpali road in Bargarh district. Executive engineer Amulya Mohapatra, junior engineer Manoranjan Mohapatra and assistant engineer Kamalakant have been indicted for negligence in […]
Bhubaneswar: Hitting out at CM Naveen Patnaik for his false propaganda jibe against Opposition parties, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan today came down heavily tagging him as an ‘arrogant leader’. “It’s quite natural that a person becomes arrogant after remaining in power for a long time. It is not an exception in […]
Bargarh: The contractor involved in the construction of Biju Setu at Bheden in the district will be blacklisted as a portion of the under construction bridge collapsed yesterday that left five injured, said Rural Development Secretary Bishnupad Sethi on Monday. “Besides, dues to the company will be held back,” Sethi informed. Though the Rural Development […]
Bargarh: Already being suspended by the Rural Development department, Assistant Executive Engineer Kamalakanta Taria and Junior Engineer Manoranjan Mohapatra were arrested today in connection with the collapse of under-construction bridge near Bheden in Bargarh district that left five injured on Sunday. Hours after the mishap, Rural Development Department placed Executive Engineer Amulya Mohapatra along with […]