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'Suicide Pact' By Couple After Death Of Newborn Daughter; Man Succumbs, Wife Critical

A man died at District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Keonjhar while his wife's health condition remained critical after the couple attempted to commit suicide by consuming pesticide grieving the death of their 12-day-old daughter.

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Odisha: Pest Surge Poses Threat To Paddy Crop In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Farmers in Dihapada Panchayat under Kendrapara’s Pattamundai block are forced to spend sleepless nights as pest poses a massive threat to their paddy crop. As per reports, a pest named as “Patra Moda” is eating away the developing panicle of the rice plant concealed in the leaf stem. The worried farmers are reportedly in […]

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Farmers left in lurch as banned pesticides flood Odisha markets

Bhubaneswar: Farmers in the Odisha are now clueless as several pesticides either banned by Centre or State government are still available in the open markets and being used by farmers here. The confusion has aggravated the problems for the farmers who are already facing problems due to pest attacks in several parts of the State. […]

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One more farmer commits suicide over alleged crop loss in Odisha

Ganjam: A farmer has committed suicide allegedly over crop loss in Kukudakhandi block of Ganjam district today. The deceased has been identified as Rajendra Bhuyan of Baulajholi village. As Bhuyan was a sharecropper, he had not availed loan from any bank rather had borrowed a large sum of money from private lenders. He was reportedly […]

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Another farmer commits suicide over loan burden in Ganjam

Berhampur: Incidents of farmer suicides continue to grip the agrarian State with a fresh case reported from Ganjam district here on Monday. The deceased, identified as Santanu Nayak of K. Mathamukundapur, has allegedly committed suicide over loan burden. As per reports, Nayak had taken a loan of Rs 10 lakh from private sources for farming. […]

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Woman consumes poison, feeds same to baby over family quarrel

Udala: A trivial family quarrel ended up in a tragedy after a woman committed suicide by consuming pesticide and killed her nine-month old daughter by feeding her the same at Vegidiha village under Kaptipada police limits here in Mayurbhanj district today. Both were admitted to Kaptipada CHC where the baby died at around 10 pm […]