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Woman Poisons Three Children, Two Succumb In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, two siblings died on Sunday after their mother allegedly made all three children consume poison and also drank it herself in an attempt to kill self in Mendhashala under Chandaka Police limits on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. While two children (aged 2 and 3 years both male) died under treatment […]

After torching crops, farmer ends life in Bargarh

Bargarh: A day after torching his pest-affected crops, Brunda Sahu of Kalapani in the district today committed suicide by consuming poison. Villagers spotted him lying on the field of his cropland in an unconscious state on Wednesday morning and rushed him to district headquarters hospital in a critical condition. However, he died at the hospital […]

Why sindoor in your bindi may be bad for babies

New York: Sindoor, a red powder used during Hindu religious and cultural ceremonies, has unsafe levels of lead, a highly toxic poison associated with lower IQ, behavioural problems and growth delays in children, says a study that examined samples of the cosmetic powder collected from India and the US. Sindoor, also called vermillion, is used […]

2 dead, 2 critical after consuming poisonous country cakes in Umerkote

Nabarangpur: The festival of Raksha Bandhan turned a tragedy for a family after two, including a woman, died while two children of the same family were taken seriously ill after consuming poisonous country cakes here in the district on Monday. The incident occurred in Raighar Haldi village when the family complained of acute stomach pain […]

Farmer commits suicide over loan burden

Jajpur: A farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison over loan burden in Jajpur district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Gurucharan Swain of Erabanka village under Jajpur Sadar Police Station. According to the sources, Swain had taken loan from a bank and private money lenders to cultivate groundnut in his 5-hectare land. […]

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Mentally challenged father poisons infant in Bhanjanagar

Bhanjanagar: A man allegedly fed poison to his two-month old daughter at Dihapadhala here in Ganjam district. The accused is reportedly a mentally challenged person. The infant has been admitted to Bhanjanagar sub-divisional hospital. Her condition is stated to be critical. The incident took place in absence of other family members in the house. “My […]

Woman poisons two sons, self in Nayagarh
Woman dies after poisoning 2 sons in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: In a bizarre incident a woman died and her two sons are battling with life after consuming poison in Godisahi of Odagaon,  Nayagarh district. Suspected to be a fallout of family quarrel, the woman made her two sons consume the poison before she consumed it. While the woman, identified as Banabasi Sahu, died, the […]

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Farmer commits suicide over loan burden in Aska

Aska: One more farmer identified as Brundaban Swain of Nuagaon under Aska Block in Ganjam district has committed suicide by consuming poison. Swain had consumed poison yesterday morning. He was earlier rushed to Aska hospital and later shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur where he breathed his last. Family members of Swain […]

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Old man kills self, poisons grandson

Anandpur: In a bizarre incident, an old man committed suicide by consuming poison and attempted to kill his grandson by poisoning him at Bahia village under Anandpur police station in Keonjhar district today. Critically injured grandson of the deceased is undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Sources said deceased Bimbadhar Nayak committed the crime in […]

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Mother-son duo booked for poisoning wife

Palghar: A man was booked along with his mother for allegedly poisoning his wife here, police said today. According to the complaint lodged in this regard yesterday, the man, a resident of Virar locality here, had force-fed poison to his wife, 33, on July 6, for dowry and also because she could not conceive, Virar […]