Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Suggestion to raze Kalighat bridge

The Kalighat bridge that connects Alipore and Kalighat over the Tolly’s Nullah has to be demolished, a government-appointed committee running a health check on bridges and flyovers has recommended.T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

L&T to build new Tallah bridge

Larsen and Toubro (L&T) will build the new Tallah bridge, which could be ready for use by February 2022 if everything moves according to plan, officials of the public ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.20

Help for 7 returnees in Hooghly’s Arambagh

A team from Harinkola gram panchayat, headed by its chief and his deputy, on Monday met seven migrant workers who had been spending their quarantine in the veranda of an ICDS centre in Hooghly’s Ara...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.05.20

Panduka bridge now priority

An interstate road bridge between Jharkhand and Bihar, named the Panduka bridge on river Sone, has now been taken up by the Centre on priority basis, something that Palamau MP V.D. Ram fought hard for...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

India  /  Published 17.05.20

A dad trying to reach dying son

A PTI photograph of a migrant labourer on the phone in Delhi, face twisted in grief, was on the front page of newspapers and was circulated widely on social media.Agency photographer Atul Yadav recoun...
By Kunal Dutt in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.20

Lockdown room for bridge tests in Calcutta

The Tollygunge- Karunamoyee bridge was closed to traffic on Monday for conducting a load test.The bridge will remain closed till 6am on Thursday, police and Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Tallah demolition resumes in lockdown

The demolition work of the Tallah bridge resumed a few days ago to ensure the 57-year-old structure is pulled down by the end of this month.The demolition of the bridge had stopped after the Centre an...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Tallah bridge in 21 months: Official

The new Tallah bridge will be built by L&T in 21 months, a senior PWD official said.The new bridge will stand close to the old structure, which is being demolished. Construction work will begin in...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.20

March downpour kills, paralyses life

The whiplash of unseasonal heavy rain caused a 25-year-old bridge in Chatra, already weakened by a glut of heavy vehicles, to cave in on Saturday.One of the pillars of Geruwa bridge, around 30km from ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

1pm cut-off for Lockgate flyover traffic

Vehicles headed for Bagbazar from BT Road will move through the Lockgate flyover from 6am to 1pm and in the reverse direction from 1pm till midnight, according to a new traffic diversion plan drawn up...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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