Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

2 die after lorry hits pillar of bus stand

Two men were killed when a lorry travelling down Vivekananda Road early on Monday lost control, mounted a footpath and knocked down a concrete pillar of a passenger shelter, causing it to collapse. T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Sealdah diversions

The first of the three-day traffic diversion following the closure of the Sealdah flyover passed without too many glitches on Friday. The number of vehicles on some of the main roads, including APC R...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Raze Vivekananda Road flyover: Panel

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Nets to stop bikers from falling off flyover

Steel nets mounted on iron frames are being fixed on the crash barriers of Garden Reach flyover to prevent two-wheeler riders from being flung off the bridge during a crash. In June last year, three ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.09.20

Dhakuria flyover plan: repair of approaches

The two approaches to the Dhakuria flyover have become undulating making it difficult for vehicles to negotiate the gradient, engineers who conducted a load test on the south Calcutta structure recent...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

Kite string slashes biker on Parama flyover

A motorcyclist was left bleeding from a slashed chin by a kite string on the Parama flyover on Sunday evening, police said. Rohit Sau, 30, who runs a business of supplying building material, said he ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.08.20

Dhanbad’s Bank More flyover a risk for all

Executive engineer of the road construction department Amrendra Saha said, “We carried out repairs of the bridge last year. The bridge was transferred to National Highway Authority of India (NHA...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

Dhakuria flyover to be shut till Monday 6am

The Dhakuria flyover will be shut from 10pm on Friday to 6am on Monday for a load test, police said. Built in 1963, the 380m-long bridge without piers has been under the scanner since the collapse of...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Car hits 3 bikes, 2 injured

A car headed towards Sector V from EM Bypass rammed into three bikes that were parked under the Chingrihata flyover on Thursday afternoon. Police said the riders had stopped there to take shelter fro...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

New flyover will help reach airport faster

The urban development department has given technical approval for a flyover that will connect Metropolitan on EM Bypass with Biswa Bangla Gate in New Town, officials said. The tender for the project, ...
By Subhajoy Roy and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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