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Tag: Bridge Collapse

7 injured as under construction Biju Setu collapses in Bargarh

Bargarh: Seven persons were reportedly injured after an under construction bridge collapsed at Jeera River near Jamdol under Bheden block of Bargarh district today. According to sources, the bridge that was being constructed under Biju Setu Yojana collapsed during installation of a slab. It was being constructed by the Rural Development Department with an estimated […]

Flyover road Sheetal would travel less on!

Sheetal’s tiny steps that were dancing to rhythms minutes ago froze in a moment. Even before she realised what made her still restricting her to get up, she was desperately trying to reach her father lying a few steps away bleeding profusely. Crying inconsolably she was trying to move her legs which were under a […]

Under-construction bridge in Ganjam collapses

Ganjam: An underconstruction bridge over Badanala in Antarpada Panchayat under Buguda block of the district collapsed today.  However, no casualties were reported in the incident. A project of the Rural Development department, the bridge over Badanala on Jholari-Manikpur road had its slab work completed on Sunday. Meanwhile, Executive Engineer of the Rural Development Department has […]

Flood-hit residents use rafts to cross bridgeless Kalyani River

Rayagada: Thousands of residents in four gram panchayats of Kalyansinghpur block rely on bamboo rafts as the only mode to cross bridgeless Kalyani River which puts their lives at stake on a daily basis. Communication problems have worsened in the interior areas following floods last month which washed away several bridges and approach roads, affecting […]

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One dies, 35 rescued after Goa bridge collapse

Panaji: At least one person was killed, while 35 others were rescued after a foot bridge on Sanvordem river collapsed in south Goa’s Curchorem town, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said. The exact number of persons missing was still not known five hours after the accident, even as one body has been fished out of the river. […]

Under-construction bridge caves in; narrow escape for 5 workers

Anandpur: Five workers have a narrow escape when an under-construction bridge at Raki in Purunaghati in Keonjhar district collapsed late last night. After the bridge over a canal connecting Anandpur and Hadagada caved in the under-construction stage, the five workers nearby sustained minor injuries without any grievous casualties. Meanwhile, tension erupted in the Raki area […]

2 critical after under construction bridge slab collapses in Paradip

Paradip: At least two persons sustained critical injuries after a slab of an under-construction bridge over Paradip-Haridaspur railway line near Tikarapanga area at Bhutamundei collapsed here on Thursday morning. According to sources, the injured persons have been shifted to Cuttack. Some more people are believed to be trapped under the concrete rubble, sources added. Meanwhile, […]