Bridges

  • Kamalpur-Brahmotar Ghat residents bar politicians from using bridge made by them 19-04-2014 02:44 PM

    Residents of a village in Bihar's Darbhanga parliamentary constituency have barred elected representatives from using a bamboo bridge they have built through their own donations. Villagers of Kamalpur-Brahmotar Ghat, a village under the Pirri panchayat of Bahadurpur block in Darbhanga, have announced boycott of Lok Sabha polls for failure of...
  • Earth Hour: A voluntary blackout tonight for environmental issues by over 7,000 cities in 154 countries 29-03-2014 04:58 PM

    London: Lights will be switched off in homes, offices and famous landmarks at 8.30 p.m. Saturday for an hour to mark WWF's annual Earth Hour. Millions of people around the globe will participate in the celebration of the eighth edition of the Earth Hour to show their support for environmental...
  • In support of 'Earth Hour campaign' Howrah Bridge to go dark for an hour 28-03-2014 07:06 PM

    Some of the iconic structures in Kolkata, including the Howrah Bridge, would go semi-dark for an hour on Saturday to support conservation of energy under the Earth Hour campaign. Between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday, all ornamental lights would be switched off at the famous Howrah Bridge and...
  • Bharuch: Traffic disrupted on highway after bridge railing falls off 24-03-2014 11:16 AM

    Ahmedabad: Traffic on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai highway was disrupted early on Monday morning after a portion of the railing on the Sardar Bridge over the Narmada river fell off. According to initial reports, 200 meters of the railing fell off bridge at Bharuch. Police said the traffic is being diverted to...
  • Chelsea cruise through to Champions League quarters 19-03-2014 08:09 AM

    London: Chelsea cruised into the Champions League last eight with a 2-0 win over toothlesss Galatasaray on Tuesday for a 3-1 aggregate success as Didier Drogba's Stamford Bridge homecoming turned out to be a damp squib. First-half goals by Samuel Eto'o and Gary Cahill effectively settled the tie and Chelsea...
  • Leef's Bridge 3.0: An Android-compatible USB 3.0 flash drive 17-03-2014 11:04 AM

    New York: People using Android devices know it's not easy to move files from their phone or tablet to a PC. Now, a special USB drive will make the task simpler. At present, you need an Internet connection throughout to move files from Android to PC, a task that involves...
  • Built 1,200 bridges to improve road connectivity, says Nitish Kumar 10-02-2014 08:18 AM

    Highlighting achievements of his government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said as many as 1200 bridges have been constructed during over his eight year rule to improve road connectivity in Bihar. As against 375 bridges constructed in 30 years between 1975-2005, his government has built 1,200 bridges in eight...
  • Foot over-bridge falls over Amrapali Express 04-02-2014 10:01 AM

    Samastipur: A portion of a foot over-bridge on Monday fell over bogies of Katihar-bound Amrapali Express on Samastipur, but there was no report of any casualty. The Amritsar-Katihar Amrapali Express moving at slow speed hit an engine going to yard following which three bogies of the Express train derailed and...
  • London Bridge: Watch Prithviraj, Andrea in the trailer 31-01-2014 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Prithviraj Sukumaran is all set to enthrall his fans once again with 'London Bridge'. The film will also feature Andrea Jeremiah, Nanditha Raj and Mukesh in important roles. Directed by Anil C Menon, the film is scheduled to be released on February 1, 2014. ...
  • Chelsea held to 0-0 draw by West Ham 30-01-2014 08:31 AM

    London: A resilient West Ham side held Chelsea to a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday as Jose Mourinho's team lost ground to new leader Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Under a pouring rain, West Ham defended for most of the second-half and managed to contain...
  • Eden Hazard going nowhere but Kevin De Bruyne could leave: Mourinho 10-01-2014 11:35 PM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is adamant Eden Hazard will not be leaving Stamford Bridge any time soon but believes the playmaker's fellow Belgian international Kevin De Bruyne could move in the January transfer window. The Londoners have received bids from two clubs for winger De Bruyne who has been...
  • Samuel Eto'o strikes as Chelsea down Liverpool 2-1 29-12-2013 11:33 PM

    London: Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto'o scored first-half goals as Chelsea came from behind to secure a 2-1 win over title rival Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. After Martin Skrtel put the Reds in front from close range at Stamford Bridge after only four minutes, Hazard hit back...
  • Suarez injury would be blessing for Chelsea: Mourinho 27-12-2013 10:47 PM

    Jose Mourinho enjoyed a typical moment of mischief on Friday when he suggested a "little injury" might deprive Liverpool of in-form striker Luis Suarez for Sunday's Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. Speaking to Chelsea TV, the manager avoided any mention of Suarez's controversial behaviour in the clubs' last meeting,...
  • Ashley Cole won't start against Arsenal, says Jose Mourinho 20-12-2013 09:17 PM

    London: Ashley Cole will not start Chelsea's crucial Premier League clash with leaders Arsenal, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday, confirming the England international is no longer first-choice left back at Stamford Bridge. Cole, who has been out of favour in recent weeks, raised eyebrows by attending his former club...
  • Sheohar: Maoists torch vehicles and houses at bridge construction site 12-12-2013 01:19 PM

    Armed Maoists torched five vehicles and houses of labourers at a bridge construction site in a village in Bihar's Sheohar district, a police officer said today. About 40 armed Maoists raided the bridge construction site in Aurmalikana village late on Wednesday night and torched five vehicles comprising four tractors and...
  • Maripur bridge collapse: Debris to be cleared shortly, 20 trains schedule hit 28-11-2013 03:00 PM

    The debris from the collapse of the middle portion of a flyover in Muzaffarpur would be cleared shortly, even as train services continued to remain affected, district authorities said. Clearing of the debris began on Wednesday and it would be completed by evening, District Magistrate Anupam Kumar said. Kumar said...
  • CM Bahuguna for creation of smaller administrative units 25-11-2013 11:05 PM

    The Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Vijay Bahuguna, has favoured creation of smaller administrative units in the state for rapid redressal of peoples grievances. Unveiling a statue of his father, Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, along with Governor Aziz Qureshi, at Srinagar on Sunday, the Chief Minister said efforts were afoot to create smaller...
  • US teen sentenced to 15 years for Indian-American's murder 16-11-2013 08:11 PM

    A US teenager has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for beating to death an Indian-American computer scientist in 2010. New Brunswick State Superior Court Judge Bradley Ferencz sentenced Julian Daley to the maximum of 15 years in prison on charges of aggravated manslaughter and conspiracy to commit aggravated...
  • Fire breaks out at Wadi Bunder area in Mumbai 16-10-2013 11:53 PM

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a godown in Wadi Bunder near Bombay Port Trust area on Wednesday evening, civic sources said. The fire broke out near the Hong Kong Bridge, an official said. Efforts to douse the fire are on, he added. Sixteen fire engines and 10 water...
  • Meghalaya: Garo National Liberation Army rebels trigger blast, no casualties 08-10-2013 02:07 PM

    Shillong: Nine Meghalaya Police personnel had a close shaven on Tuesday when suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels triggered a blast on their convoy's route in the East Garo Hills district, police said. No one was injured in the improvised explosive device (IED) blast. "The explosion occurred near Chisobibra...
  • Chelsea not ready to dominate like before: Mourinho 04-10-2013 10:29 PM

    London: Jose Mourinho said his Chelsea squad is not strong enough to dominate the Premier League like his side did at the start of his first spell in charge at Stamford Bridge in 2004-05. Then, Mourinho's expensively-assembled squad sealed Chelsea's first title in 50 years with a brand of power...
  • Narendra Dabholkar's murder could be state-sponsored: Raj Thackeray 19-09-2013 03:17 PM

    Expressing anguish over no breakthrough in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case even after a month, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday alleged the killing could be "state-sponsored" one. "Since there is no breakthrough in the murder case of Narendra Dabholkar, the needle of suspicion is pointing towards...
  • After five decades, India to play five Tests in England in 2014 02-09-2013 02:45 PM

    London: India will play a series of five Tests for the first time since 2002, after the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday the itinerary for India's tour of England in 2014. The tour will rune from June 23 to September 8, 2014 and also include five...
  • Delhi Metro to construct footover bridges, ramps at stations 01-09-2013 09:12 PM

    New Delhi:To provide seamless connectivity for convenience of its commuters, Delhi Metro will construct extra long foot over bridges (FOB) and ramps in six of its seven interchange stations on Mukundpur Shiv Vihar corridor. The interchange stations on the 56-km corridor, which will be the longest in the Delhi Metro...
  • Three men allegedly gangrape woman constable, flee 24-08-2013 12:41 PM

    In a ghastly crime, a woman constable in the process of performing the last rites for a dead relative was gangraped in Jharkhand's Latehar district, police said. According to police, the widow, who had been given a job as a constable on compassionate grounds after her husband was killed by...
  • 17 feared drowned as truck falls into Ghagra river 24-08-2013 11:34 AM

    Seventeen people are feared to have drowned in river Ghagra after the truck they were travelling in fell into the river in the wee hours on Saturday. The truck on his way from Bahraich to Lucknow fell in the river, breaking the railing of Sanjay bridge on Barabanki-Bahraich road, Superintendent...
  • Anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar shot dead by unknown assailants 20-08-2013 10:05 AM

    Activist Narendra Dabholkar, who was in the forefront of a campaign to persuade Maharashtra government to pass an anti-superstition and black magic bill, was shot dead in Pune on Tuesday morning by unknown assailants. Dabholkar was found dead in a pool of blood at Omkareshwar bridge of the city. Dabholkar,...
  • Chelsea mark Jose Mourinho's EPL return with Hull win 18-08-2013 10:45 PM

    London: Chelsea marked Jose Mourinho's Premier League return by overwhelming Hull 2-0 on Sunday as unity was restored following a season of division at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea ripped Hull apart from the start of their season opener, scoring both goals by the 25th minute. Oscar slotted in the first in...
  • Agra-Gwalior bus service resumes after water level of Chambal recedes 13-08-2013 02:54 PM

    Three days after the bus service between Agra and Gwalior was suspended due to a rise in the water level of the Chambal river, the Uttar Pradesh Roadways resumed it on Tuesday. "All eight buses on the Agra-Gwalior route resumed service after the water of the river Chambal receded "...