Tag: Collapse

Acres of land submerged as portion of Pattamundai canal embankment collapses

Kendrapara: Several acres of agricultural land were submerged after a major portion of embankment of Pattamundai main canal collapsed near Gopinathpur Sasansahi in Salepur today. A 30-feet wide breach was formed due to the erosion of the embankment which reportedly caused the inundation in several low lying areas in the region. The canal is considered […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
5-year-old boy dies after wall collapses in Choudwar

  Cuttack: A 5-year-old boy was killed and his parents suffered injuries after a wall of their house collapsed in Bharandi village of Choudwar in Cuttack on Saturday night. The deceased minor identified as Madhu Purty was sleeping along with his parents and two siblings in a thatched house when the mishap occurred. Madhu’s parents–Tani […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Probe into collapse of portions of Gurupriya bridge begins

Malkangiri: A team of two members is scheduled to visit Gurupriya Bridge site today to investigate the reason behind the collapse of the girders in the Bridge situated at Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district. The team will be accompanied by chief engineer of Works Department and on the basis of their report further legal steps will […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
19 injured as panchayat office floor caves in

Berhampur: As many as 19 women of a Self Help Group (SHG) sustained injuries after the office floor of office of Pittala gram panchayat under Sheragada blcok in Ganjam district collapsed due to alleged poor construction work. All the injured were rushed to Hinjili Health Centre by ambulances and later five of them were referred […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Complete repair of shaky Samjajpur overbridge fast, Puri collector tells NHAI

Puri: Puri collector Arvind Agarwal today directed authorities of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to complete the repair of the railway over bridge at Samajajpur, a major project on Puri-Bhubaneswar National Highway, which NHAI has warned could collapse any time due to the poor quality of its construction. The collector’s directive came after […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Rupee sees high volatility
Rupee drops 44 paise to hit new low of 73.77 against USD

Mumbai: The rupee collapsed to a fresh low of 73.77 against the US dollar Thursday, as global oil prices continued to rise, deepening concerns about the current account deficit and capital outflows. Consistent dollar demand from importers, mainly oil refiners, following higher crude oil prices, kept the rupee under pressure. Meanwhile, state-owned oil marketing companies […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
IndiGo airlines to gain most from Jet Airways collapse

New Delhi: The country’s largest carrier IndiGo is set to consolidate its position and rule the skies following the collapse of its rival Jet Airways. “The biggest airline will gain the maximum, so IndiGo will corner the major chunk of the air traffic. It anyways has massive capacity expansion plans lined up for the coming […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021