Tag: Drowning

3 Minor Boys Drown In Cuttack Mahanadi, 1Rescued, 2 Missing
3 Minor Boys Drown In Cuttack Mahanadi, 1 Dies, 2 Missing

The three boys identified as Chhotu, Raj and Sahil of Chunabhati Charigharia area were swept away while bathing due to strong current in the river.

Minor Girl Goes Missing While Bathing In River At Rourkela, 3 Boys Rescued 
Minor Girl Goes Missing While Bathing In River At Rourkela, 3 Boys Rescued 

All those involved in the incident are residents of Panposh Padhi Colony.

Brave Odisha Youth Saves National Boxing Champ, Coach From Drowning In Puchucherry Sea
Brave Odisha Youth Saves National Boxing Champ, Coach From Drowning In Puducherry Sea

A youth from Nayagarh district of Odisha has won the hearts of many for showing extraordinary courage in saving two people from drowning in deep sea on the Puducherry coast in Tamil Nadu without caring for own life. 

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CCTV Visuals: Brothers Fall Into Well While Chatting, Die

Two brothers reportedly in inebriated condition drowned after falling into a well in Odisha’s Sambalpur on Monday. The video of this incident was caught in the CCTV.

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5 Kids Among 6 Drowned In Bihar Districts

According to reports, the accident took place at the Arwal ghat when some women of the village had gone to the Sone river to take a holy dip after the Jeutia festival.

6 Jharkhand Tourists Rescued By Fishermen In Puri, 1 Missing

Puri: Six tourists from Jharkhand had a narrow escape after they reportedly got washed away while taking bath in Puri sea on Friday. A massive operation has been launched as one tourist is still missing. As per reports, the seven tourists from Bokaro area of Jharkhand were bathing when the mishap occurred. A group of […]

Balasore Drowning Mishap: Another Body Fished Out From Tribeni Ghat

Balasore: The rescue team on Tuesday recovered the body of the youth who went missing while taking bath with his friends in Balasore’s Tribeni Ghat. Yesterday, two bodies of the youths from Nilagiri had been fished out and another one was still missing. Sources said, five youths belonging to Nilagiri had come to the ghat […]

3 Minor Boys Swept Away In Canal In Cuttack, 1 Missing
3 Minor Boys Swept Away In Canal In Cuttack, 1 Missing

Cuttack: Three minor boys were today swept away in Kendrapara canal near Birupa river in Jagatpur here while they were bathing in the water body. As per reports, the trio from Nanakara village near Jagatpur accidentally slipped into deep waters while bathing in the canal this morning. Hearing their screams, a few locals jumped into […]

3 Minor Girls Drown In Pond In Odisha's Koraput

Koraput: Fire service personnel today recovered the bodies of three minor girls floating in a pond in Deoganj village under Lamtaput block of Koraput district. The deceased girls have been identified as Tamili Puja (12), Nikita Dalpati (13) and Santoshi Patri (14). As per family sources, the three had gone out yesterday to pluck guavas […]

Six Girls Drown In Mahanadi, One Missing, 5 Rescued

Sambalpur: One girl went missing and five others were rescued after being swept away by water on the banks of Mahanadi river in Sambalpur on Sunday. As per reports, while taking bath a girl slipped and fell into the river following which some other girls present near the spot attempted to rescue her but they […]

Minor Girl Goes Missing In Rushikulya River

Berhampur: Three minor girls were swept away by river current while collecting water from Rushikulya river today in Kanjiama village under Hinjilicut Police limits of Ganjam. While two of them have been rescued, one girl is still missing. As per reports, one Sili Behera and two other girls had gone to the river bank near […]

Sisters meet watery grave in Nuapada

Nuapada: Two sisters were killed after drowning while taking bath in a pond at Nuapada village under Khariar police limits of the district today. The mishap occurred while the duo, Sheetal Baghel (19) and Tanisa Baghel (13) had gone to their village pond to take bath along with their grandmother. The two girls accidentally slipped […]

Three students meet watery grave in Kushabhadra River

Puri: Three students were killed after drowning in Kushabhadra River in Nimapada Tehsil of Puri district on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as Jyotiranjan Sahoo, a +3 student at Nimapada Autonomous College and Kamal Lochan Jena, a class 10th student of Nimapada DAV School. The details of the third person are yet to be […]

Video of youth drowning at Bhimkund waterfall goes viral

Keonjhar: A video of a youth being swept away by water current at Bhimkund waterfall near Ghatgaon in Keonjhar has gone viral. It is suspected that the visual is of a drowning case that was reported on December 28 when a student of Madhupatna Sai Sikhshya Kendra, Rohan Mishra, had gone missing after falling into […]

Paradip drowning case: Body of missing KV student found

Paradip: Body of a student, who went missing yesterday in the sea in Paradip during a cleaning programme near the beach, was recovered today. The deceased has been identified as Anshuman Das, a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, whose body was fished out near Hanuman mandir. Yesterday, two other students were rescued in critical condition. Reportedly, […]

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3 women, minor boy drown in separate incidents in Odisha

Angul/Keonjhar/ Jagatsinghpur: In a string of unfortunate incidents three women and a minor boy drowned in separate places across Odisha today. In Angul, two sisters reportedly met their watery grave while taking bath in a pond. The deceased have been identified as Runu and Jhunu Sahoo.  Sources said both the sisters were taking bath in […]

Two Class X students drown in Jhankarpali power channel

Sambalpur: Two Class X students drowned to death while taking bath at the Jhankarpali power channel in Sambalpur today. The deceased identified as Sumit Dash and Sameer Dalai were  students of the Aurobindo school. As per reports, a group of eight students had left home for their coaching classes yesterday night and midway decided to […]

Two high school boys meet watery grave in Kuakhai river

Bhubaneswar: Two high school students met a watery grave while taking bath in Kuakhai river near a bridge in Bhubaneswar today. Fire Service personnel who managed to fish out the boys rushed them to the Capital hospital here where doctors declared them brought dead. According to reports, the two Class IX students of Govt Boys’ […]

2 minor girls drown while taking bath in pond

Kendrapara: Two minor girls drowned to death while taking bath in a pond at Gajrajpur village under Rajkanika block of Kendrapara district today. The deceased have been identified as Lija Rani Mallick (9), daughter of Judhistir Mallick of Gajrajpur village and Ruparani Sethi (11), daughter of Akhay Sethi of Kandiria village. Ruparani was staying at […]

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Four girls meet watery grave in separate drowning incidents in Odisha

Khurda/Koraput: As many as four girls drowned in two separate incidents in Khurda and Koraput  districts on Monday. The first incident was reported from Orami village under Narayangarh panchayat of Khurda district where two girls, reportedly sisters, drowned while taking bath in a village pond. A pall of gloom descended in the village as the […]

1 dead, 2 missing in separate drowning incidents in Odisha

Rourkela: A student died while two other persons went missing in separate drowning incidents today in Odisha’s Rourkela and Balasore. A class XII student of Guru Nanak Public School drowned in Koel River at Baikuntha ghat in Rourkela while taking bath in with his two friends today. The deceased has been identified as Debidutta Sahu. […]

Odisha govt registers 1292 deaths due to drowning in 3 years

  Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has registered 1292 deaths due to drowning in three years, with an average of almost 431 deaths per annum, informed Special Relief Commissioner office and Disaster Management Secretary, B P Sethi on Tuesday. This is an average of three years between 2015-16 and 2017-18. While 246 cases of drowning were […]

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Three minor girls drown in separate incidents in Odisha

Deogarh: In a tragic incident, three minor girls drown in separate incidents in Deogarh and Kalahandi districts today. Two of the three deceased have been identified as  Seeta, daughter of Chhunaku Oram and Anjana, daughter of Siba Oram of Deogarh district. According to sources, Seeta and Anjana, who happened to be relatives, of Singhasakha Village […]

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3 youths drown while taking bath in Baitarani

Bhadrak: Three youths drowned while taking bath in Baitarani River near Nerada panchayat under Bhandaripokhari of Bhadrak district today. As per sources, the three have been identified as Jagannath Boitai (15), Diptiranjan Boitai (17) and Pradeep Bal (20), all residents of Boitai Sahi. Sources informed that the trio went missing after getting trapped in a […]

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Drowning incidents mar Holi celebrations

Berhampur/Cuttack: Holi celebration was on Friday marred by drowning of at least two persons while taking bath in separate water bodies in Odisha. In Ganjam district, one person got drowned in Gopalpur sea at the Haripur Ghat while two others went missing in the sea following Holi celebrations in the city. The deceased was identified […]

One student drowns in Mahanadi, another rescued

Paradip: One student drowned while another was rescued in a critical condition after both were swept away by the strong sea current near Nehru Bangla in Paradip. According to reports, nearly 40 students of IIIT in Gothapatna on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar came here on a pleasure trip today when the two  students went to […]

Two youths drown in Banshadhara river

Rayagada: Bodies of two youths were recovered near Minajhola Shiva temple in Gunupur of Rayagada district today. The identify of both the deceased is yet to be ascertained. It is suspected that both of them died after drowning in Banshadhara river. According to reports, the youths had gone to the river to take bath and […]

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2 students go missing in sea, search on to trace them

Berhampur: Two engineering students went missing while taking bath at  Sonepur beach in Ganjam district on Monday morning. Suspected to have drowned, the ODRAF personnel have been put to service to trace their bodies. The missing youths, identified as Pradeep Mohanty of Aska and Ajay Suasia of Dharakote were students of a Chennai-based engineering college. […]

2 women fall off hanging bridge while taking selfie

Rayagada: Two young women drown in Nagavali river after falling off a hanging bridge while posing for a selfie in Rayagada district today. According to sources, the two women slipped from the hanging bridge while taking a selfie and fell into the Nagavali river. The two are identified to be the residents of Andhra Pradesh. […]

2 students drown in Mahanadi in Cuttack

Cuttack: Two students went missing while taking a bath in Mahanadi river near Dhabaleswar ghat under Bidanasi police limits on Saturday. The incident occurred at around 10 am when three students from CDA had come to the ghat for taking bath in the river. Two students—Subhankar Panda and Pritam Sethi drowned after they slipped and […]

Minor girls meet watery grave in Ghatgaon

Ghatgaon: Two minor girls drowned in a pond at Paidapatna village under Ghatgaon police limits in Keonjhar last night. The deceased, identified as Bijuli Munda and Rani Munda of the village, aged 3 and 4 respectively, had gone missing since last evening. Family members searched the girls frantically and later bodies of the duo were […]

One minor drowns, another missing while bathing in Brahmani

Rourkela: A minor boy drowned while one more boy went missing while taking bath in the Brahmani river near Panposh today. The deceased has been identified as Pradyut Barik, a resident of the Chhend colony. The incident occurred when four minor boys went to the river to take bath. Suddenly, the river water current swept […]

1 Engineering student drowns in sea, another goes missing

Puri: In a saddening incident, one of the three students of a Bhubaneswar-based private engineering college drowned today in sea while another went missing near the Mangala river mouth in Puri. The third one was rescued by locals. The mishap took place when the three students, who had gone to the spot for a picnic, […]

Tourists saved from drowning by lifeguards at Puri sea beach

Puri: Two tourists had a narrow escape today when they were pulled in by a wave here at Puri sea beach. They were saved by lifeguards. While taking bath, a high wave dragged the two tourists to the sea. The life guards on duty, being informed immediately went on rescue operation. The tourists were safely […]

Three drown in Hirakud dam

Sambalpur: In a tragic incident, three persons, including two brothers drowned while taking bath in the Hirakud dam here today. The deceased were identified as Sushant Mishra and brothers Hitesh and Asit, sons of Kishore Hota. The incident occurred near Jhankaani temple on the lower catchment of the Hirakud dam, where Kishore, a teacher by […]

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Two sisters drown in pond in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a tragic incident, two sisters drowned in a pond at Durgapur village under Baisinga police limits in Mayurbhanj district today. According to sources, both the girls had been to the pond to take a bath but drowned there. Both were minors. Locals looked into the pond when both girls did not return for few hours. […]

Two youths drown in Mahanadi while bathing 

Jagatsinghpur: In a tragic incident, two youths drowned while taking bath in Mahanadi river near Tarapur Tarini temple in Jagatsinghpur district on Monday evening. A fire brigade team rushed to the spot and launched a search operation last night. Though the deadbody of one of them was recovered from the river today, efforts are on […]

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Sea-bath tragedies on upswing at Lord Jagannath’s abode

Bhubaneswar: Want to relish the warmth of nature by dipping into swirling beach in Puri. Do it with adequate safety cover as sea-bath at abode of Lord Jagannath is no more a safe option. As per Odisha’s government’s own admission, sea-bath tragedies have shot up in Pilgrim Township in the past years leading researchers to […]

2 school boys drown in pond in Belpahar

Jharsuguda: Tension gripped Belpahar area after two minors died in a tragic drowning incident here on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Chinmay Yadav and Khestrabasi Suna. Both were students of Gumadera Project School under Belpahar Municipality limits. According to reports, Yadav was a class four student while Suna was studying in seventh standard. […]

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12-year-old girl drowns in Paradip Port club swimming pool

Paradip: Tragedy struck at the posh officers’ club of Paradip Port Trust after a 12 -year-old girl met watery grave at the swimming poll of the club. The victim has been identified as Aparna Priyadarsahi, a class six student of a local school. Ironically the mishap took place when she was learning swimming in the […]