Tag: Balasore

PM Modi met accident victims at Balasore hospital
Odisha train tragedy: Guilty will not be spared, says PM Modi after spot visit

The statement from the PM came after he went to Balasore hospital and met the accident victims.

  • Saturday, 03 June 2023
PM Modi inspects train accident site, takes stock of situation
Odisha train tragedy: PM Modi inspects train accident site, takes stock of situation

He was accompanied by Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, and Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and was briefed on the situation by both Vaishnaw as well as officers of the disaster management team which worked overnight to rescue people at the disaster site where at least 261 people have died and 900 more injured.

  • Saturday, 03 June 2023
Preliminary probe suggests Coromandel Express entered loop line instead of main line, hit goods trai
Odisha train tragedy: Preliminary probe suggests Coromandel Express entered loop line instead of main line, hit goods train

The coaches of Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express capsized after crashing into the coaches of Coromandel Express that had scattered on the adjacent track.

  • Saturday, 03 June 2023
Ponzi Scam
Ponzi scam: EOW freezes Rs 53.48 lakh in bank accounts of Cloud-Fut

Kar was arrested based on the complaint filed by one Mahamanya Jena of Sahadebkhunta area in Balasore district. The complainant had alleged that Kar had induced him to invest in an App/website- ‘Cloud-Fut’ for earning extra money.

  • Wednesday, 24 May 2023
bee attack
Elderly man dies, grandson injured in deadly bee attack in Odisha’s Nilagiri

As per reports, Ramachandra was cleaning the backyard of his house while his grandson (10) was playing beside him. The incident occurred soon after Ramachandra lit a fire with dry leaves and other garbage.

  • Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Timber-laden vehicle seized in Balasore
Pushpa-style smuggling bid foiled, timber-laden vehicle seized in Balasore

According to the forest officials, the smugglers had loaded the vehicle with sacks of sawdust to hoodwink the police and the forest officials.

  • Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Minor girl dies as bus dragged her for half kilometer in Odisha, irate locals stage road blockade 
Minor girl dies as bus dragged her for half kilometer in Odisha, irate locals stage road blockade 

The incident triggered tension in the locality as hundreds of local ransacked the bus and staged a road block, demanding action against the driver.

  • Tuesday, 09 May 2023
Basta police station
Man on run after hacking wife into pieces in Odisha’s Balasore

Police have detained the mother and the younger brother of the accused and they are being interrogated.

  • Sunday, 07 May 2023
Jatra venue turns battleground as spectators indulge in fight over non-availability of seats  
Jatra venue turns battleground as spectators indulge in fight over non-availability of seats  

But, when the spectators came to jatra venue with their tickets they found there were no seats. Soon, they brought the matter to the notice of the organisers.

  • Tuesday, 02 May 2023
Union Bank Loot
Major dacoity at Union Bank in Odisha; cash worth over Rs 30 lakh, jewellery looted; probe on

As per initial reports, around 7 to 8 miscreants were involved in the bank robbery incident.Sources said that the armed miscreants looted the cash and gold ornaments after locking all the bank staff in a room.

  • Wednesday, 26 April 2023
Baitarani River Near Hirapur, Jajpur
Four including three minors die in separate drowning incidents in Odisha

In Patukasasana village under Balasore’s Remuna block, two cousin brothers drowned while taking bath in nearby Budhabalanga River. Both the deceased were reportedly minors aged eight and 17 years respectively.

  • Wednesday, 19 April 2023
Damodar High School, Jamujhadi
Only in Odisha! Student takes matric answer sheet home, returns during evaluation

The student has been identified as Rani Malik who studies at Upendranath High School in Khirakona. She appeared for her class-10 matric examination this year at her examination centre in Damodar High School in Jamujhadi.

  • Wednesday, 19 April 2023
Lokanath Rout rushed to hospital
Balasore BJP leader out on morning walk attacked over suspected political enmity

He was initially admitted to Soro Hospital in critical condition. Later, he was shifted to Balasore Hospital as his condition deteriorated.

  • Tuesday, 11 April 2023
Chit fund scam
Chit fund scam resurfaces: Odisha EOW arrests Balasore man for duping investors of crores

Following the allegations, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) arrested Nilesh. He has been sent to judicial custody.

  • Friday, 07 April 2023
Kidnapped Contractor Rescued
Contractor kidnapped for Rs 40 lakh ransom rescued by Balasore Police in 24 hours

Balasore SP Sagarika Nath informed that the contractor’s wife had lodged a complaint with Talsari Police regarding the kidnapping. Based on the intelligence input that the contractor was abducted in a red colour car, two small teams were formed.

  • Thursday, 06 April 2023
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