GNLF to press for payback

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, June 26: The GNLF has criticised the National Hydel Electric Power Corporation (NHPC) for alleged carelessness and have demanded that proper compensation be given to people who are missing. The GNLF demand came 24 hours after the bailey bridge at the construction site of the Teesta low dam at 27th Mile (Rambi), about …

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Wall of silence after roar of death

http://www.telegraphindia.com ANUPAM DASGUPTA Rambi (Kalimpong), June 26: It is still not clear how many people have died or are missing since the bailey bridge, erected by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) at its Teesta Low Dam Project (Stage-3) site near here, collapsed more than 24 hours ago. According to police, at least four contract …

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Teesta bridge collapses

http://www.telegraphindia.com Darjeeling, June 25: A temporary bridge over the Teesta river collapsed this evening, reports our correspondent. The bridge near Ramvi, about 30 km from Siliguri, collapsed at 6.30 pm when officials of the National Hydel Power Corporation were dismantling it. The corporation’s chief engineer, R.K. Verma, and other officials were supervising the dismantling. Officials …

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