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Tag: Accident

Road Accidents Kill 4738 In Odisha In 2020, Fatality Rate Higher Than National Average 
Road Accidents Kill 4738 In Odisha In 2020, Fatality Rate Higher Than National Average 

In Odisha, the fatality rate (death per 100 accidents) is 48 compared to the national average of 36, according to the data shared by the State Transport Department. 

Nine Killed As RTC Bus Falls Into Stream In Andhra
Nine Killed As RTC Bus Falls Into Stream In Andhra

The bus with 47 passengers onboard from Velurupadu was on its way to Jangareddygudem. About a dozen passengers were injured and shifted to hospital.

Aseema Panda Is Alive! Ollywood Singer Rubbishes Rumours Of Death

'I AM ALIVE' - Ollywood Singer Aseema Panda rubbishes rumours of death; says her brother faced a minor accident & she is doing fine

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Odisha: 20 Injured As Bus Overturns In Soro

Balasore: Over 20 passengers sustained injuries, some of them critically after a bus they were travelling in overturned on NH-16 near Soro in the district on Sunday. The bus -Chakadola- carrying around 40 passengers including children was coming to Balasore from Bhubaneswar. The speeding vehicle lost control over the wheels and skidded off the road […]

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Odisha: Four Dead In Two Separate Road Mishaps

Bhawanipatna/Keonjhar: Four persons including a five-year-old baby girl died in two separate road accidents in Kalahandi and Keonjhar districts on Thursday. As per reports, three persons including a five-year-old girl lost their lives after a bike they were riding collided head-on with a bus at Dangariguda square under Golamunda police limits near Dharmagarh. Though the […]

Drunk Driver, Co-Passenger Held For Causing Series Accidents In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A man driving an SUV in an inebriated condition caused a series of accident on Vani Vihar-Baramunda stretch on NH -16 damaging several vehicles including some two and four wheelers in the city on Wednesday. The driver and a co-passenger have been detained and being questioned. Both have consumed excessive alcohol, police sources said. […]

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Odisha: Bus Falls Off Ghat In Kandhamal, 1 Killed

Baliguda: A man was killed and six others injured some of them critically, when a bus they were travelling in fell off a ghat at Petarabadi under Daringbadi police station here in Kandhamal district on Saturday. The bus was enroute to Ranipanga from Daringbadi in the district when the mishap took place.  The driver lost […]

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WATCH: Truck Plunges Into Bus From Flyover, Narrow Escape For Passengers

Keonjhar: Passengers of a bus had a providential escape when a truck overturned partly on the vehicle after plunging some 20-feet below a highway near Shalapada under Anandpur police limits in the district on Friday. According to reports, the driver of the truck lost control of the high speed vehicle while running on the flyover. […]

3 Men, 40 Cows Killed As Cattle-Laden Truck Overturns In Balasore

Jaleswar: In a tragic incident, three men and around 40 cows were killed after a cattle-laden truck overturned on NH-60 near Basta bypass square here in Balasore district on Thursday morning. Two other persons believed to be the staff of the vehicle have been trapped beneath the overturned truck. The incident took place when the […]

Kendrapara SP Humanitarian Gesture
Kendrapara SP Wins Hearts With A Humanitarian Gesture

Kendrapara: An act of promptness and generosity by Kendrapara SP Sandeep Sampad Madkar, who helped save the life of a critically injured accident victim in the district, has garnered praises from all and sundry. According to sources, at around 2 PM on Tuesday when Sampad was on his way to Tantiapala area, he saw a […]

Fourteen Killed, 4 Injured As Mini Bus Hits Lorry In Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool

Kurnool: Fourteen people, including eight women and a child, were killed and four others injured when a mini bus collided with a lorry in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh early on Sunday, police said. The incident took place at around 4 am when a group of people hailing from Chittoor district of the state were […]

Odisha: Don’t Forget To Wear Helmet, Strict Enforcement Of MV Act From New Year

Bhubaneswar: From tomorrow onwards, riding a two-wheeler without wearing helmet will prove costly for riders as the Odisha Government, as per earlier decision, will ensure strict enforcement of provisions under the Motor Vehicle Act. The State Transport Department and police have braced up for crackdown on the violators of the motor vehicle laws. A two-wheeler […]

Odisha: 4 Killed, 4 Others Injured After SUV Overturns In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In a tragic incident, four persons were killed and four others injured after a SUV in which they were travelling overturned at Somagiri under Pandapada police limits in the district late on Wednesday night. The SUV carrying 11 persons was coming to Jirang near Harichandanpur in the district while the vehicle lost control and […]

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Odisha: 2 Killed, 2 Critical As Truck Hits Tractor In Rayagada

Rayagada: In a tragic accident, two labourers were killed and as many injured after a truck hit an overturned tractor at Kaliapada Ghati under Tikiri police limits of Rayagada district on Friday. The injured were rescued by locals and rushed to the nearby hospital in a critical condition. According to reports, the tractor carrying the […]

Balasore: Woman, Minor Son Killed In Hit-and-Run, Husband Critical
Man, Grandson Run Over By Truck In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, a man and his grandson died today after they were hit by a rice-laden truck on National Highway-20 near Barapada market in Anandapur here. The deceased have been identified as Kirtan Nath of Haripur village and his grandson Keshab Pagala. As per sources, both of them were returning from Keonjhar […]

Road accidents in Odisha
Road Accidents, Fatalities Post Big Drop In Odisha In 2020

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has witnessed a steep decline in fatal accident cases in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year. According to a report released by the State Transport Authority (STA) today, road accidents in Odisha declined 30 per cent between January and July, 2020. As per STA data, 5125 accidents […]

16 Dead In Pakistan As Landslide Hits Passenger Bus

Islamabad: Sixteen people were killed when a passenger bus was hit by a landslide in Skardu district of Pakistan’s northern Gilgit-Baltistan, a senior official said. In a statement, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Skardu, Anas Iqbal the accident took place on Sunday morning when the bus, which was en route to the district from Rawalpindi, was […]

Nine Killed, Over 30 Injured As Jeep Collides With Bus In Uttar Pradesh

At least nine people died and over 30 were injured on Saturday after a jeep and an Uttar Pradesh roadways bus collided in Pilibhit district, PTI reported. “In an early morning accident involving a jeep and roadways bus, which took place in Puranpur area of the district, nine persons were killed, while over 30 persons […]

Tragedy In A Crisis! Odisha Woman Lights Husband's Funeral Pyre

Bhubaneswar: When the dark cloud of COVID19 pandemic is eclipsing the world, the grim realities that individuals have to endure often go unnoticed. But these poignant stories often tell an inspiring tale. For Amiyabala, losing her husband a year after losing her only son was a tragedy that could not have been more tragic. A […]

14 Killed, 25 Injured In Bus Accident On Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Firozabad: Fourteen people were killed and 25 injured when a bus rammed into a stationary truck on the Agra-Lucknow expressway here, officials said on Thursday. The accident took place on Wednesday night, they said. “The toll in the bus accident has gone up to 14. Besides, 25 injured are undergoing treatment in different hospitals,” Senior […]

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Boat Capsizes In Chilika Again, 17 Passengers Rescued

Puri: Raising serious concern on the safety of passengers ferrying across Chilika, yet another boat capsized in the lake on Sunday. The boat ferrying as many as 17 passengers capsized in the waters of the brackish lagoon but fortunately they narrowly escaped the jaws of death as all of them were rescued safely. As per […]

Three Of A Family, Driver Killed After Car Hits Roadside Tree

Nayagarh: As many as four persons, including three of a family were killed after the car they were travelling in rammed into a roadside tree near Karada under Saranakul Police limits of Nayagarh district Friday late night. The deceased have been identified as Chiranjib Sahoo, Aditya Sahoo, Madhusmita Sahoo- all members of a family and […]

Six Odisha Residents Killed In Road Accident In Andhra Pradesh

Bhubaneswar: As many as six residents from Odisha were killed while another person suffered injuries in a road accident near Manjusa in Andhra Pradesh today. As per reports, all the victims are from Bhubaneswar and have been identified as Trilochan Jena, Banita Jena, Ritu Jena, Adarsh Jena, Pratap Jena and another person whose identity is […]

Odisha Congress Smells Foul Play Behind Former Zilla Parishad Chairperson Death

Rayagada: The Congress party has raised suspicion over the death of former Rayagada Zilla Parishad president, Purushottam Gamang, who died on December 25 reportedly in a road accident. Claiming that neither there was any injury mark on Gamang’s body nor his bike was broken after the accident; Congress MLA Tara Bahinipati alleged foul play and […]

Egypt Road Accident
3 Indians Killed, 13 Injured In Egypt Road Accident

Cairo: Three Indians were killed and 13 others injured when two buses carrying tourists crashed into a truck in Egypt’s Suez governorate, the Indian embassy here said on Sunday. The buses were heading to the beach-resort town of Hurghada on Saturday when they collided with the truck near Ain Sokhna town, about 120 kilometres east […]