Tag: Road

Four die in separate road mishaps across Odisha

Khurda/Dharmagarh: As many as four persons died in separate road mishaps across the State late last night. Two people were killed in a gruesome accident when a car they were travelling in fell off a bridge near Talakheta in Jatani. According to reports, the mishap occurred when three persons including the driver were returning in […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Class X student killed in road accident on NH-26

Bolangir/Sambalpur: Tension prevailed at Budhipadara village after a minor boy died in a tragic road mishap on NH-26 on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Suvendu Nanda, a class X student of Nagaon high school. Sources said Suvendu was standing on the road when he was hit by a speeding car at around 6 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Four critical as bus hits tree on Malkangiri-Jeypore road

Malkangiri: Four persons sustained critical injuries while 40 others had a narrow escape with minor wounds after the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside tree near Pangama on Malkangiri-Jeypore road today. The accident took place when the Government-run bus carrying 44 passengers was enroute to Bhawanipatna from Malkangiri. Sources said the driver of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Patient carried on cot in Odisha, again

Balasore: In yet another incident of ambulance failure due to bad road connectivity, a patient was carried on a cot to hospital at Gadapokhari village under Khaira block of Balasore district. According to sources daughter of Raghunath Biswal fell ill following which the family members called a 108 ambulance over phone. However, the ambulance failed […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Road Safety: Odisha issues March 5 deadline for road repairs

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over steep rise in road mishaps, Odisha government on Wednesday issued a deadline for urgent repairs of roads that are in bad shape in several parts of the State. Sources said that the officials of engineering department have been asked to complete the repair of roads by March 5. At a high-level meeting […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Car crushed between two trucks, 2 killed

Deogarh: Two persons were killed when a Bolero car in which they were travelling was crushed between two speeding trucks at Golbandha square in the district on Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Puspanjali Nanda, wife of Bonai forester Debadutta Nanda and their driver of the vehicle. The mishap occurred when driver of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Locals parade officials barefoot in muddy puddles!

Baripada: The students of a college under Kaptipada block in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday paraded government officials on bare foot in muddy road, to make them realise the poor condition of roads in the area. Sources said, Kaptipada block development officer (BDO) Yudhisthir Nayak and an assistant engineer of Rural Development department faced the ire […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Fly-over in Bhubaneswar named after Mother Teresa

Bhubaneswar: A road in the capital city here was named after Mother Teresa, coinciding with her canonisation ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated the fly-over road linking Satya Nagar and Cuttack-Puri road in her memory. The road was named as Saint Mother Teresa Road. The decision in this regard was […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Moscow reveals cables sent to USSR by British double agent

Moscow: A new exhibition in Moscow has made public for the first time secret documents that British double agent Kim Philby sent to his Soviet handlers. Considered one of the KGB’s most productive Western recruits – and Britain’s biggest Cold War traitor — Philby passed information to Moscow from the 1930s until he was discovered […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Now motorable road to malnutrition-hit Nagada village

Jajpur: The Odisha Food Commission chairman today lauded the Jajpur district administration for laying a motorable road to Nagada village, where about 21 children had died last year allegedly due to malnutrition. The children of the tribal-dominated village had died last year in the absence of medical facilities. The incident had hogged the headlines causing […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021