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Porsche crash: Police to probe Agarwal family’s ‘mafia links’

Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis stated the Agarwal family's alleged mafia ties, linked to a 2009 shootout involving Chhota Rajan, will be probed. This follows a recent fatal accident in Pune caused by a drunken minor from the same family, killing two.

  • Wednesday, 22 May 2024
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18 killed as mini goods vehicle plunges into valley in Chhattisgarh's Kabirdham

In Kabirdham district, Chhattisgarh, a tragic accident occurred when a mini goods vehicle carrying villagers plunged into a valley, resulting in 18 deaths and four injuries. The incident took place near Banjari Ghat as the passengers were returning from plucking tendu leaves.

  • Monday, 20 May 2024
Four of family die in tragic accident in Dhenkanal
Four of family die in tragic accident in Dhenkanal

A devastating road accident involving a Hyva truck and a bike resulted in the deaths of four family members in Dhenkanal. The incident triggered tension, prompting police intervention.

15 taken ill after 'gas leak' in prawn factory in Odisha 
15 taken ill after 'gas leak' in prawn factory in Odisha 

The identities of the patients are yet to be ascertained, but they are stated to be the workers engaged in the prawn factory.

Mumbai billboard mishap puts spotlight on hoardings in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack 
Mumbai billboard mishap puts spotlight on hoardings in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack 

Following a deadly billboard collapse in Mumbai, concern has escalated over the safety of similar structures in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

Couple Killed In Road Mishap In Bhubaneswar Outskirts
Couple crushed to death by unknown vehicle in Bhubaneswar

A couple from Sonepur district was tragically killed by an unidentified vehicle in Bhubaneswar's Palasuni area after visiting Lord Jagannath in Puri. They were hit while crossing the road, with one victim dragged 500 meters.

10 injured in steel plant furnace explosion in Odisha 
10 injured in steel plant furnace explosion in Odisha 

The labourers were working when the furnace above them exploded and sparks of fire fell like rain covering an area of 50 meters radius. 

  • Thursday, 02 May 2024
Fire at Bank of India Zonal Office in Baripada
Major fire mishap at Bank of India’s zonal office in Baripada; several feared trapped

Two fire fighting teams have been pressed into service and efforts are underway to douse the flames.

4 bikers killed in two separate road accidents in Odisha
4 bikers killed in two separate road accidents in Odisha

Four bikers were killed in two separate accidents in Odisha. In Sambalpur, two youths died after their bike collided with a tanker. In Jajpur, another pair was killed by a hit-and-run on NH-16.

12 labourers injured as borewell drilling vehicle overturns at Taptapani Ghat
12 labourers injured as borewell drilling vehicle overturns at Taptapani Ghat

A borewell drilling vehicle overturned at Taptapani ghati on the Ganjam-Gajapati district border, injuring 12 labourers, with five in critical condition. A rescue operation is ongoing to free a person trapped under the vehicle.

3 bikers crushed to death by speeding truck near NTPC Power Plant in Odisha
3 bikers crushed to death by speeding truck near NTPC Power Plant in Odisha

Three bikers were killed by a speeding truck near Darlipali NTPC Power Plant in Odisha's Sundargarh. Locals protested by blocking roads, demanding the truck driver's arrest. The incident caused significant local outrage and disruptions.

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Nine friends returning home from wedding party killed in road accident in Rajasthan

Nine people returning from a wedding in Madhya Pradesh were killed in a van-truck collision in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district. The accident occurred early Sunday on Bhopal Road, and the truck driver has been arrested.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2024
One dead, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi in Odisha's Jharsuguda 
One dead, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi in Odisha's Jharsuguda 

About 50 people including children and women from Kharsia area in neighbouring Chhattisgarh state had gone to a temple on an islet in the middle of the river.

Lightning strikes kill four in Odisha’s Kendrapara 
Lightning strikes kill four in Odisha’s Kendrapara 

A prawn fisherman, identified as Anil Behera of Saliancha village under Aul Police limits, was working in his prawn gheri at Saliancha Bheda when he was struck by lightning.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Bus Accident in Jajpur
Jajpur bus accident: '5 persons died due to driver's negligence, criminal case to be filed against him'

Responding to the mishap, Additional Commissioner Transport/(Road Safety), Lal Mohan Sethi on Tuesday said that the accident happened due to negligence of the bus driver.

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