Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala said a team of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), the sub-divisional magistrate of the area and a civil defence team were at the site.
Located at Sattarghat under Kesaria block of East Champaran, the Rs 263.48 crore bridge over the Gandak River was inaugurated by the Bihar CM through video conferencing on June 16, 2020.
The district officials have said that all educational institutions in Shimla will remain closed on Monday as heavy to extremely heavy rains continue to lash the Himachal capital, district officials said.
Mumbai and its suburbs, Thane, Palghar and Pune have received rainfall in excess of the normal average between June1 and July 24, IMD said.
The bridge was closed on the recommendation of a team of experts who found most of its parts in "fail" or "collapse" condition
Sachin Sawant claimed the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena came to power on the back of votes of "Marathi people", but it was these very people who were getting killed in such accidents.
The Congress Thursday held the BJP-led Central and state governments responsible for the Mumbai bridge collapse, saying they are 'criminally culpable' of inaction and also demanded the ouster of Railways Minister Piyush Goyal.
A BMC spokesperson said civic commissioner Ajoy Mehta will meet Road and Bride department officials Friday and then take a call on dismantling the entire foot over bridge near CST railway station in Mumbai.
A foot over bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station in south Mumbai collapsed Thursday evening, police said.
The bridge on Kalnagini river in South 24 Parganas district caved in the morning.
CM Mamata Banerjee said there was negligence on the part of PWD officials in the bridge collapse.
This is the second bridge collapse incident in West Bengal this week.
Of the 24 injured, 11 were discharged on Wednesday and 13 are currently under treatment in different hospitals.
A section of the 40-year-old Majerhat bridge on the arterial Diamond Harbour Road caved in Tuesday killing one person and injuring several others.
This is the third bridge collapse in the city since 2013.
The railway department clarified that the maintenance of the collapsed portion of the road over bridge is not under their jurisdiction.
At least one person died and several others are feared trapped after a portion of a bridge collapsed in South Kolkata on Tuesday afternoon.
Thousands of people travelling in the peak evening hours were inconvenienced owing to the incident.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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