Tag: Mishap

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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 […]

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 […]

One Killed, Three Injured In Odisha During NH Widening Work

Angul: One labourer lost his life while three others suffered critical injuries after the roof of a shop collapsed on them during an eviction drive today in Budhapank area under Banarpal Police limits of Angul district. The deceased has been identified as Sipu Sahu while the injured are Ajit Sahu, Jayant Sahu and Dhaneswar Muduli. […]

2 Girls Critically Injured After 'Falling Off' Moving Train In Odisha

Jharsuguda: Two girls suffered critical injuries after reportedly falling off a moving train near Bagdehi Railway Station in Jharsuguda. As per reports, the incident took place around 11 AM today when the girls fell off the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express. While one of the girls suffered an injury on her leg, the other sustained a head […]

Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Air India flight catches fire mid-air

Bhubaneswar: An Air India flight on its way to Mumbai from Bhubaneswar airport caught fire today following which the aircraft had to make an emergency landing at Raipur airport. As per reports, engine of the Air India flight number AI-670 caught fire 30 minutes after leaving the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) at 5:10 PM. […]

Fire Breaks Out At Telephone Bhawan In Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out today on the fourth floor of Telephone Bhawan building  located at Bajrakabati Road in Cuttack. It is being suspected that a short circuit could be the reason behind the fire mishap. As per reports, a team of Fire Services personnel reached the spot to bring the flame under control. While […]

Alert Train Driver Saves Elephant herd In Odisha!

Cuttack: A herd of more than 20 elephants narrowly escaped a severe mishap while crossing the railway track thanks to the alertness of the train driver. The incident reportedly happened in Khuntuni Forest Range under Athagarh Forest Division of Cuttack on Monday. As per reports, a train from Dhenkanal was passing through the area when […]

Three killed, 2 critical in landslide 'triggered by rain' in Koraput

Koraput: At least three persons including two women died in a landslide today at Karanjiguda hill near Dalpatiguda village under Pottangi Police limits of Koraput district. According to sources, as many as 10 persons had gone to the spot to mine sandstone and while digging the earth, a landslide was triggered burying five of them […]

35 injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

Sambalpur/Keonjhar: At least 35 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Sambalpur and Keonjhar district on Tuesday. As per reports, ten persons were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned near Beheranbasa area in Jujumura of Sambalpur district. The mishap occurred when the private bus was en route to Kesapali from […]

Brazil mining dam collapse: Death toll rises to 34

Brumadinho (Brazil): The death toll in the collapse of a tailings dam of iron-ore giant Vale has risen to 34, firefighters reported as they continued the search for survivors under heavy rains. A Vale dam at an iron mine in the Brumadinho municipality of the southeastern state of Minas Gerais collapsed on Friday and a […]

New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express catches fire near Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: The New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express caught fire near Tilkanagar, a few kilometers before reaching Rourkela railway station today. It is suspected that a short circuit in B-7 coach of the train led to the fire. It was when excessive smoke emanating from the bogie was noticed that an alarm was raised. “The smoke started […]

Odisha man electrocuted in freak mishap while inflating tractor tyre

Sundergarh: In a freak accident, one person was electrocuted to death as he was launched into air and came in contact with overhead power cables after a tractor tyre burst. The incident occurred in Rasipatara village under Talsara Police limits of Sundergarh district today.  The deceased has been identified as Niru Pattata of Goilo village. […]

Bridge collapses in Kolkata, several feared dead

Kolkata: A portion of the arterial Majerhat bridge in Alipore area of South Kolkata collapsed today following which some casualties are feared, police said. As per reports, some vehicles were also crushed during the incident. Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are engaged in rescue work. Speaking on the mishap, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata […]

19 women Bol bom devotees injured in road mishap in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: At least 19 women Bol Bom devotees were left injured after a truck rammed into the pick-up van they were travelling in near Gomadihi in Sundergarh district on Monday evening. The women devotees hailing from Gadgadbahal village under Badagaon in the district had gone to Ghoghar Dham in Rajgangpur to offer water to Lord […]

1 killed, 4 injured in separate mishaps during Bahuda Yatra

Kendrapara/Angul/Khurda: One person was killed and four injured during the Bahuda Yatra at different places across Odisha today. In a tragic mishap, an elderly person was killed after falling off a chariot during the Bahuda Yatra in Pattamundai of Kendrapara district. The deceased has been identified as Nirakar Jena of Alabha village. He reportedly fell […]

Update: Boat capsize in Balasore: 1 dead, 3 still missing

Balasore: Body of one fisherman was found while three others are yet to be traced in the boat capsize incident that took place near Kirtania jetty in Balasore district today morning. The body of the deceased fishermen was recovered near Kankadapal under Baliapal block by the rescue team comprising personnel from the Fire Services department […]

3 killed, 4 hurt in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Balasore/Baripada: Three people were killed and four others injured in separate road mishaps in different places of Odisha today morning. In Balasore, two persons died while four others were injured after an auto-rickshaw hit a car near Rupsa on NH- 60 today morning. The injured were rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital in […]

Girl student killed, 3 others injured after wall near school collapses

Bhadrak: In a tragic incident, one girl student of Binayakpur Primary school under Basudevpur block of Bhadrak district died while three other school children suffered serious injuries after a wall collapsed on them while they were playing during school hours. The incident took place outside the school premises when the children were plucking black plums […]

9 years on, sunken 'Black Rose' still a threat to environment, fishermen

Bhubaneswar: The wreckage of MV Black Rose that capsized off Odisha coast near Paradip is still lying unattended even after nine years of the mishap. The sunken ship is yet to be dismantled and it appears that authorities ‘lack interest’ to remove the wreckage of the ship. As the salvage operation of the wreckage of […]

1 killed, 24 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bargarh/Angul: One person was killed and 24 others were injured in separate road mishaps in the State this morning. In the first incident, a youth was killed and 16 sustained critical injuries after a pick-up van rammed into a bridge at Ghess in Bargarh district. All the injured persons have been rushed to the Bargarh […]

Five killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Sundergarh/Nuapada: At least five people were killed in two separate road mishaps in Odisha on late Friday night. According to reports, three persons died after a truck rammed into a roadside juice shop in Kutra Bazaar area of Sundergarh district late Friday night. The deceased have been identified as Brijesh Souria, Jiledar Sonakar and Udar […]

Woman killed, 7 hurt in twin road mishaps

Khurda: One person was killed while seven others were injured in two separate road mishaps, on NH 57 near Pichukuli in Bolagarh of Khurda district this morning. In the first incident, four people were injured after a truck rammed into a roadside shop at Pichukuli bazaar. The injured were immediately rushed to a hospital. The […]

21 killed in MP accident

Bhopal: At least 21 members of a wedding party were killed after a bus they were travelling in fell into the Son river in Madhya Pradesh’s Sidhi district, an official said on Wednesday. The accident in which more than 20 others were injured, occurred late on Tuesday when the driver lost control of the vehicle […]

2 dead, 34 injured as bus falls off bridge near Bhawanipatna

Kalahandi: Two persons, including a two-year-old child, were killed and more than 34 passengers sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in fell off the Lalpolia Bridge on NH-26 near Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district early this morning. The mishap occurred at around 5.30 am this morning when the fateful bus, carrying around 55 passengers, […]

Eight hurt, one critical in road mishap in Subarnapur

Subarnapur: At least nine people were injured, one of them critically, after a bus in which they were traveling rammed into a roadside tree near Ainlachat on the Sonepur-Sambalpur road in Subarnapur district today. All the injured have been admitted to Ulunda Hospital. According to reports, the driver of the bus lost control over the […]

4 dead, 3 critical in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Umerkote/Angul: As many as four persons were killed while three others sustained grievous injuries in two separate road accidents in Umerkote and Angul today. As per sources, two persons were killed and two others were critically hurt after a mini truck ran over a bike at Darghaguda in Umerkote. Reportedly, four persons of a family […]

Nandankanan mishap: Man hit by safari bus dies

Bhubaneswar: One of the three injured who were rammed by a bus outside the Lion safari inside Nandankanan Zoological Park on January 3, died late Sunday night while undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. The deceased, Amiya Bharimal, was from Mahuria village in Khurda district. Bharimal along with his two friends were moving […]

Mishap in Nandankanan, 3 visitors injured

Bhubaneswar: At least three visitors were injured after they were rammed by a bus outside the Lion safari inside Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar here on Wednesday. The mishap occurred between 2:30 pm and 3 pm. According to reports, the safari bus ran into a group of visitors inside the zoo after […]

Road mishap on rise in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: The district of Sundergarh has ranked second in the list of human casualties due to road mishaps during 2017. Officials attributed most of the major mishaps to rash and drunken driving and over speeding while public rued lack of awareness campaigns and proper traffic system. “No precautionary measures have been taken by the district […]

IndiGo officials apologises to wheelchair-bound passenger for mishap

New Delhi/Lucknow: IndiGo carrier flight apologised to a passenger who fell off her wheelchair on Sunday night while being assisted by the airline’s staff at Lucknow airport. The incident happened on Saturday. The development also comes days after the airline had apologised to a passenger who was manhandled at Delhi airport in October. “We apologise […]

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Close shave for passengers as Puri-LTT Exp takes wrong route; station master suspended

Bhubaneswar: Passengers of Puri-Lokmanyatilak Express narrowly escaped a mishap today as the Mumbai bound train took wrong route from Raja Athagarh station and was made to divert back to Dhenkanal due to alleged negligence of station master. The Railways suspended the station master for dereliction of duty following a prima facie report. “Prima facie it […]

20 injured as school bus overturns

Nayagarh: Around 20 students were injured after a school bus carrying them overturned at Golagola in Nayagarh district on Wednesday. All the injured including ten critically were admitted to District Headquarters Hospital. The children who sustained minor injuries were discharged after first aid treatment. The incident took place when the bus driver lost control over […]

Separate road mishaps leave eight dead in Odisha

Bargarh/Anandpur/Kalinganagar: As many as eight people were killed in separate road mishaps occurred in Bargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Jajpur districts on Tuesday. The first accident took place near Paikamal in Bargarh district after a car fell off a bridge leaving three persons including a woman dead and two others injured. The car lost control after […]

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NIA team in Rayagada to probe into Hirakhand Express mishap

Rayagada: A 10-member team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrived at Rayagada district headquarters today to probe into the Hirakhand Express mishap in the night on January 21. Sources said the NIA team, led by IG, Mukesh Singh, will stay in Rayagada for about 10 days. The team will probe into four aspects—whether the speed […]

Fire breaks out at shoe godown in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Shoes worth lakhs of rupees gutted after a major fire broke out at a shoe godown in Kumbharapada area here late on Saturday night. According to sources, the incident took place at around 3 am today. Locals noticed smoke billowing out of the three storeyed godown and immediately informed the fire brigade. Being informed […]

Fire tragedy: Sum owner Manoj Nayak granted bail

Bhubaneswar: The Sub-divisional judicial magistrate (SDJM-II) court here on Friday granted bail to SUM hospital owner Manoj Nayak who was lodged in Jharpada jail in connection with the fire mishap in the hospital which has claimed 29 lives so far. Hospital superintendent Pushparaj Samantasinghara has also been granted bail by the court. Court sources said […]

‘Rash driving, overloading causes of Angul bus mishap’

Bhubaneswar/Angul: A day after the tragic bus accident that claimed six lives in Angul, the district administration held rash driving and over loading responsible for the mishap. Based on the report of three-member probe committee formed by the administration, Angul Collector Anil Samal also made the carelessness of the biker, who was also killed after […]

Fire mishap: SUM Hospital de-empanelled by Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: Tightening its noose around SUM hospital for violating fire safety norms and operating without valid licence that led to the loss of 24 lives, the Odisha government on Friday de-empanelled the health care unit from the list of referral hospitals. Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) issued a notification in this regard this […]

Fire breaks out at Kendrapara hospital

Kendrapara: A generator in the premises of Kendrapara district headquarters hospital (DHH) gutted after a fire broke out at the government-run hospital on Wednesday. No loss to life was reported due to the mishap, sources in the medical said. Though the exact reason behind the outbreak of the fire is unknown, short circuit is suspected […]

3 killed as Bolero hits truck

Rayagada: In a tragic incident, three persons were killed and five injured after a Bolero jeep in which they were travelling in, hit a truck from rear on the State highway at Khaliguda under Chandil police station in the district today. One died on the spot while two others succumbed to injuries at Rayagada district […]