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Drunk driver causes series accidents in Cuttack, detained after high-speed chase
Drunk driver causes series accidents in Cuttack, detained after high-speed chase

The driver who was said to be under the influence of alcohol hit cars in areas including Barabati Stadium, Jobra and Chauliaganj. 

Probe begins into crushing of 6 labourers by goods train at Jajpur-Keonjhar Road station in Odisha  
Probe begins into crushing of 6 labourers by goods train at Jajpur-Keonjhar Road station in Odisha  

A railway team headed by Khordha DRM has initiated the probe to find out how an engine-less train rolled down the tracks on its own. 

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Jajpur goods train mishap: Coromandel Express derailed at same place in 2009, claims local

Speaking to OTV, the local said, “The Coromandel Express had met with a mishap in 2009 at exactly the same place. Many people had died in the crash.”

Arrested Rural Works Asst Engineer
Odisha Asst Engineer arrested in disproportionate assets case

As per the Vigilance, Behera has been forwarded to the court of the Special Judge, Vigilance in Sundargarh for possession of disproportionate assets, which he could not account for satisfactorily.

Bahanaga High School
Odisha train tragedy: Students scared to come to Bahanaga school where bodies were stored

Limbless and headless bodies of more than 250 passengers, who perished in one of the worst train accidents of India, were kept on the school premises.

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Darkness & screams! Purported viral video captures moments before Balasore train crash

The video which was reportedly captured by one of the passengers of Coromandel Express shows a sanitation personnel mopping the floor of an AC coach while others passengers are either sleeping on their berths or busy gossiping with their co-passengers.

Ropes For Rath Yatra
Odisha Coir Board hands over 26 ropes for Puri Rath Yatra chariots

In a first, the ropes this time have been rolled by the women members of several Self-Help Groups (SHG).

Odisha Train Tragedy
Not CBI, 12 Opposition parties in Odisha demand SIT probe into Bahanaga train tragedy

Around 12 Opposition parties including CPI (M), RJD, Samajwadi Party, Aap and others submitted a memorandum addressed to the Prime Minister. The memorandum contains a 10-point charter of demands including a reduction in working hours of loco pilot and assistant loco pilots.

CHSE Plus 2 results
Odisha Plus 2 Arts results to be announced tomorrow

The results of vocational studies will also be released simultaneously tomorrow, informed council sources.

Jajpur Train Mishap
Six killed after parked bogies of goods train roll down abruptly

As per initial reports, the train did not have an engine and it was parked on the safety track.

Yellow Warning
IMD issues alert for heat wave and thunderstorm activities in Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a ‘yellow warning’ predicting thunderstorm and heat wave in several parts of the state.

Odisha Train Tragedy
Odisha train tragedy: Politics intensifies over missing persons and death toll

According to the Congress, there have been several train accidents in the past and the truth has always been put forth before people. But why the present BJP government is trying to suppress it, questioned Congress.

Odisha Train Tragedy
Odisha train tragedy: Frantic search for ‘missing’ persons continues

While someone is looking for his/her son, another is searching the whereabouts of her husband. There are numerous tales of trauma being experienced by the family members that cannot be described in words.

Odisha Train Tragedy
Bihar residents land in Odisha after seeing visuals of loved ones on OTV screen

Scores of others from different parts of the state are also continuing with a frantic search to trace their family members who are still missing.