Dreams hit by landslip

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, June 29: Thirty- year-old Kalpana Sewa’s dream of living in a house of her own shattered yesterday, when the foundation wall of a building above it came crashing down on it. The incident, which occurred at Tirpai last night around 10.30, totally destroyed the new house and endangered another one just below it. …

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Negligence cry in bridge mishap

http://www.telegraphindia.com REZA PRADHAN Kalimpong, June 28: Police have started an investigation after the relative of a worker who died in Saturday’s bailey bridge collapse filed a complaint. Last evening, Rabindra Paswan, uncle of 39-year-old Bijay Paswan, lodged a complaint at the Rambi outpost, about 32 km from here. Paswan was the driver of the truck …

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Rafters in rescue battle in Teesta

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Siliguri, June 27: In a daring rescue operation that would make the Baywatch action scenes look tame, a seven-member team of DGHC river guides, including a woman, braved the fast moving Teesta to rescue 200 people who were stranded after the bailey bridge collapsed on Saturday night. The accident occurred around 5.30 …

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Damage control after 48 hrs – NHPC refuses to take responsibility for ‘Saturday’s dismantling’

http://www.telegraphindia.com ANUPAM DASGUPTA Siliguri, June 27: Stung by criticism from several quarters, the NHPC has finally come up with a statement on Saturday’s bailey bridge collapse, 48 hours after the mishap. The Telegraph had reported yesterday that no NHPC official was present at the site of the accident till 2 pm yesterday. Also the hydel …

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