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Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the person who died after a portion of Majerhat bridge in the West Bengal capital collapsed on

Sep 05, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

The e-tender, issued by PWD Alipore Division, lists out the repair work that needs to be undertaken.

Sep 05, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

The Majerhat bridge collapsed at around 4.45 pm, following which fire tenders, ambulances and teams of NDRF and local police rushed to the spot.

Sep 04, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse 'deeply unfortunate'; my thoughts are with families of victims: PM Narendra Modi

Majerhat bridge collapse 'deeply unfortunate'; my thoughts are with families of victims: PM Narendra Modi

A bridge collapsed in Majerhat area of south Kolkata in West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon.

Sep 04, 2018, 19:26 PM IST
Syndicate government: Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata triggers political war of words

Syndicate government: Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata triggers political war of words

Babul Supriyo blamed the West Bengal government for not paying any attention to several flyovers in Kolkata which are in depleted condition.

Sep 04, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
Relief and rescue is our priority, says Mamata Banerjee on Majerhat flyover collapse

Relief and rescue is our priority, says Mamata Banerjee on Majerhat flyover collapse

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is in Darjeeling, expressed her deep anguish over the Majerhat flyover collapse in Kolkata while directing the state machinery to carry out the relief

Sep 04, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata: What we know so far

Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata: What we know so far

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is currently in Darjeeling said that the top priority of the officials is to rescue people.

Sep 04, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
West Bengal minister claims no deaths in Majerhat bridge collapse, says those trapped rescued

West Bengal minister claims no deaths in Majerhat bridge collapse, says those trapped rescued

While initial reports said that at least 5 people had died in the Majerhat bridge collapse, a West Bengal minister said that there were no reports of any casualty.

Sep 04, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case: 2 Mujahideen operatives convicted, sentencing on Monday

2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case: 2 Mujahideen operatives convicted, sentencing on Monday

Eleven years ago, two blasts that took place in Hyderabad-in Gokul Chat and Lumbini Park- killed nearly 42 people and injured over 60.

Sep 04, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Gold tiffin box, valuable artifacts stolen from Hyderabad's Nizam Museum in midnight heist

Gold tiffin box, valuable artifacts stolen from Hyderabad's Nizam Museum in midnight heist

Also known as HEH Nizam's Museum, the palace of the Nizam's is located at Purani Haveli in the old city of Hyderabad.

Sep 04, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
One dead, 121 injured in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai

One dead, 121 injured in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai

In Mumbai, Kush Khandare (20) suffered an epileptic attack when he climbed the first layer of a human pyramid in Dharavi in Central Mumbai.

Sep 03, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
DRI seize around 8,000 kgs of shark fins from Mumbai, Gujarat

DRI seize around 8,000 kgs of shark fins from Mumbai, Gujarat

Dried shark fins were meant for illicit export to China and Hong Kong. 

Sep 03, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
Plastic bags found in Kolkata had medical waste, not newborns, clarify officials

Plastic bags found in Kolkata had medical waste, not newborns, clarify officials

The 14 plastic bags recovered from a vacant piece of land in the southern part of Kolkata contained only medical waste and not bodies of newborns or foetuses as stated earlier, police said on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Cops to scan CCTVs for clues after bodies of 14 newborns found dumped in Kolkata

Cops to scan CCTVs for clues after bodies of 14 newborns found dumped in Kolkata

According to the police, no human tissues were found in the plastic bags in which the bodies were wrapped.

Sep 02, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
Mumbai's monorail develops snag, fire brigade comes to the rescue

Mumbai's monorail develops snag, fire brigade comes to the rescue

It is reported that a cable TV's network got entangled with the transport network and it had to be cut for operations to resume.

Sep 02, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Bodies of 14 newborns found at vacant plot in South Kolkata, probe begins

Bodies of 14 newborns found at vacant plot in South Kolkata, probe begins

The bodies were found in various stages of decomposition during a cleaning programme on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2018, 17:44 PM IST
Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Electricity will not be available from 9 am to 4 pm due to maintenance work.

Sep 02, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Kolkata man makes video, 4000 posters to confess love for woman he saw on train

Kolkata man makes video, 4000 posters to confess love for woman he saw on train

He made a video of himself confessing his love and also posted it on video sharing platform YouTube. He even gave a link of the video on the posters that he got made. 

Aug 30, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Bhima-Koregaon violence: EFLU professor recounts police raid horror

Bhima-Koregaon violence: EFLU professor recounts police raid horror

Satyanarayana alleged that the raids took place without an official search warrant. 

Aug 30, 2018, 14:38 PM IST
Amit Shah summoned by Kolkata court in criminal defamation case filed by Mamata Banerjee's nephew

Amit Shah summoned by Kolkata court in criminal defamation case filed by Mamata Banerjee's nephew

On August 13, a legal notice was sent to Shah in which Abhishek had sought an apology from him for allegedly making defamatory statements against him.

Aug 29, 2018, 15:17 PM IST

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