Laxman Mathi, a 52-year-old construction labourer, died after a wall collapsed at Hemaj Khan chowk in Ganesh peth
Laxman Mathi, a 52-year-old construction labourer, died after a wall collapsed at Hemaj Khan chowk in Ganesh peth. It is the fourth wall collapse incident reported this monsoon season.
“While the construction work was going on, a wall of an adjacent shop collapsed trapping the labourer under the debris. He was found unconscious and severely injured after being rescued. Officials took him to Sassoon hospital where he was declared dead,” said a fireman official.
Wall collapse incidents during rains
July 9: Wall collapsed in Karande wada, Shukrawar peth; six people rescued
July 11: Wall of a wada collapsed in Somwar peth; no casualty
July 11: Wall of a wada collapsed in Nana peth; 2 people injured
July 12: Wall collapsed at Hemaj Khan chowk in Ganesh peth; one person died
Introduce online system for transformer repair: UPPCL chief
UP Power Corporation Ltd chairman M Devraj has directed officials to introduce an online system to maintain a record of transformers brought to the workshops for repair. Devraj issued directions during a spot inspection of a transformer repair workshop in Aliganj here on Tuesday. Later, he visited a one-time settlement scheme camp in Barabanki and interacted with consumers.
Mentally challenged man bludgeoned to death by brother in Amritsar village
A 24-year-old mentally challenged man was bludgeoned to death by Palwinder Singh, aka Babbu’s elder brother over a trivial issue at Kuttiwala village, 15 kms from the Amritsar district headquarters, police said on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Palwinder Singh, aka Babbu, and the accused is his aka Kanta, brother Kulwant Singh. Police said the incident, which took place on May 29, came to light on Monday following a tip-off.
‘Demolition man’ Shrikar Pardeshi appointed as secretary at Dy CM office
2001 batch IAS officer, Dr Shrikar Pardeshi, who was credited with slew of progressive measures that changed the face of public transport body PMPML and Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, has now been posted as the secretary at Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s office. While CMO has two secretaries, DCM office has one secretary.
20-year-old electrocuted in Pune
Pune: A 20-year-old youth was electrocuted on Tuesday after hThoratcame in contact with a broken cable which in turn came in touch with high tension live wire of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited that fell on him near Sawai Hotel on Sinhagad road. Following the incident, Dattawadi police have registered a case pertaining to accidental death. According to officials, the deceased has been identified as a resident of Pune, Rohit Sampat Thorat.
Pune Metro line 3 completes 1,000th pile at Balewadi
Pune: The work of Pune Metro line 3 (PML3) between Hinjewadi and Shivajinagar route has reached 1,000 pilings on Tuesday, officials said. Piles are concrete foundations that run about 25 metres below the ground. The construction of the 23-km-long project is jointly launched by the Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited (PICTMRL), a Tata Group’s special purpose vehicle company, and the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority. One station pile cap stands on six such pilings.