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25 Cows Killed As Cattle-Laden Truck Overturns In Odisha

Balasore:  A truck carrying around 60 cattle overturned on NH 60 near Alalpur under Jaleswar police limits in the district today, killing at least 25 cattle on the spot. According to sources, the cattle-laden truck was en route to West Bengal when the driver lost control and the vehicle turned turtle. More than 35 cattle […]

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Rs 14,000 cr to be spent to cut road accidents

New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the government is ready with a plan to invest Rs 14,000 crore on black spots on National Highways to reduce road accidents and save lives. Speaking in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour, the Minister said the step was being taken after […]

Four killed, four injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Jajpur/ Balasore: Ensuring safety of commuters is turning out to be a major challenge for the State government as road mishaps continue to take lives across the State. As per latest reports, two persons were killed while four others sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Jajpur and Balasore districts today. In Jajpur, driver […]

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3 killed, 7 injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least three persons killed and seven others injured in separate road mishaps at different places of the State on Saturday. In the first incident, a farmer was killed after a paddy-laden truck ran over him near Kendubahali Chhak under Kantabanji area in Bolangir district. The deceased, Gharua Satnami of nearby Satnamipada village was […]

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Four killed, ten injured in bus-truck collision in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: At least four persons including a woman were killed and 10 others sustained critical injuries in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck carrying iron rods near Agaria bridge under Baisinga Police limits on NH-18 in Baripada late Thursday night. As per reports, the ill-fated ‘Kalpana’ bus carrying 20 passengers was travelling […]

Couple killed, 4 injured in road mishap in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A couple was killed while four others sustained critical injuries in road mishap at Old Cuttack-Sambalpur Road under Bhapur Outpost near Jaripal in the district today. The deceased have been identified as Pratap Chandra Patnaik and his wife Lilabati. As per reports, the couple was travelling towards Angul in a car when their vehicle […]

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Two killed in road accident in Kandhamal; locals stage road blockade

Daringbadi: Tension prevailed in Daringbadi area of Kandhamal district today after hundreds of locals blocked National Highway-59 following the death of two persons in a road accident which occurred late Friday night. One Kiliyan Pradhan and his nephew Subaham Pradhan of Dabulumaha village were critically injured after the bike they were riding was hit by […]

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Kendrapara Tragedy: A happiness that lasted for few hours!

Kendrapara: After Mama Mallick of Teragaon village under Marshaghai police station here gave birth to a baby girl, her family was brimming with joy to welcome the newborn to their home. The happiness knew no bound until the villagers heard the shocking news that en route to home from hospital this morning, the newborn was […]

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Toll in Himachal accident rises to 44

Shimla: The death toll due to a road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district has increased to 44, officials said on Friday. A total of 73 passengers were on board when an overloaded private mini bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Banjar, some 50 km from Kullu town, on […]

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3 of a family run over by sand-laden truck in Odisha

Koraput/Balasore: Three members of a family were killed after a sand-laden truck rammed into their house while three other people sustained grievous injuries in two separate road mishaps in Odisha today. In Koraput, a sand laden truck going from Semiliguda to Damanjodi hit a house at Bhojput village in Sunabeda area, killing a couple and […]

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11 killed, 22 injured in road accident in Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): Eleven persons, including three women and a child, were killed and 22 others injured Monday when a Patna-bound bus hit an iron-laden stationary trailer-truck on NH-2 in Hazaribagh district, police said. The accident took place at dawn near Danua-Bhanua area under Chouparan Police Station limits, when the bus crashed into the trailer-truck from […]

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12 Indians among 17 killed in Dubai accident

Dubai: As many as 12 Indians were among the 17 people who were killed when a tourist bus from Oman rammed into a signboard in Dubai, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar confirmed today. Nine others, including the bus driver, have been severely injured and are being treated in the city’s Rashid Hospital. The External Affairs […]

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One killed, 2 injured in separate ambulance mishaps in Odisha

Bolangir: One person was killed while two others sustained critical injuries in two mishaps involving three ambulances at separate places of the State on Saturday morning. In the first mishap, one person died and another was injured after a speeding truck rammed into two ambulances near Ratanpur Chhak under Deogaon police limits on Bolangir- Titlagarh […]

Four killed, nine injured in road accident in J&K's Doda

Jammu: Four people were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Thursday. Police sources said the incident happened when a vehicle carrying 13 passengers went out of the driver’s control and fell into a deep gorge at Khelani Nallah in Doda district yesterday evening. “The injured […]

23 pilgrims killed in Mexico bus accident

Mexico City: At least 23 Catholic pilgrims were killed when a bus carrying them hit a cargo truck and erupted in flames in Mexico, authorities said. The collision took place on Wednesday in the state of Veracruz. The pilgrims were returning home to the Archdiocese of Tuxtla in Chiapas after visiting Mexico City’s Basilica of […]

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Six killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least six persons including three members of a family were killed in separate road mishaps in different parts of the State on Wednesday. Three members of a family were killed after the bike they were riding was hit by a coal-laden truck on National Highway-49 near Pipilimal in Jharsuguda district early today morning. […]

Student killed in road mishap in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A student was killed while her father sustained critical injuries after the two-wheeler they were riding was hit by a cement laden truck  at Gourangpur village under Ranpur police limits in the district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as student of Class 8th and daughter of one Ranjit Kumar Padhiari. As per […]

1 killed, 11 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Sonepur/Balsore: One person was killed while 11 others sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Sonepur and Balasore districts today. In Sonepur, one person was killed while another person sustained critical  injuries after the two-wheeler they were riding collided with a car on the bridge over Anga river near Binika. The deceased has been identified […]

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18 injured as bus en-route to Bhubaneswar hits tree in Boudh

Boudh: At least 18 passengers were injured after a bus en-route to Bhubaneswar from Bolangir hit a tree near Basudevpali on NH-56 (Khurda-Bolangir road) in the district. All the injured have been admitted to  Sonepur hospital. While the exact cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the bus driver […]

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Five of a family killed as truck rams into car in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Five members of a family including two children were killed while the domestic help and another member suffered critical injuries after the car they were travelling in was hit by a truck near Jaring forest in Bhawanipatna area of Kalahandi late last night. Three among the deceased have been identified as Ashutosh Behera of […]

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Class 10 student dies in road accident before knowing his results

Kendrapara: In a heart-wrenching incident, a class 10 student lost his life in a road accident hours before knowing his result which was declared today. One Biswajit Majhi (16) of Rajarajeshwari died after the four-wheeler in which he was traveling along with others hit a truck at Baro Chhak on Cuttack-Chandabali road last night. According […]

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3 women killed in Pune hit-and-run accident

Pune: Three women, all senior citizens, were killed early on Wednesday in a hit-and-run accident while they out on a morning stroll, a police officer said. The incident occurred near Udapur village on a state highway route Ahmednagar-Kalyan Road around 5.45 a.m. Traffic was sparse at that hour on the otherwise usually busy road, said […]

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Five cattle killed as truck skids off road in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A truck carrying cattle skidded off road at Dhania Nali under Nihala Prasad Police limits of the district today, killing at least five cattle on the spot. As per reports, the cattle-laden truck was en route to Bhadrak from Nihala Prasad when its connector slipped causing the carrier to fall off. As a result, […]

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Journey Turns Fatal For A Family In Odisha; 3 Killed, 3 Critical

Bhubaneswar: Six members of a family embarked on a journey in a car from Rourkela to Bhubaneswar Friday night. Hardly did they know that their journey would turn fatal. Late last night near Kamgara on Kamakhyanagar-Dhenkanal road in Dhenkanal district, their car suddenly lost balance and turned turtle after hitting a wild boar on the […]

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10 dead, 25 injured in Himachal bus accident

Shimla: Ten people, including three women, were killed and 25 injured when a private bus they were travelling in fell into a 200-foot-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Saturday night, the police said. The accident occurred on the Dalhousie-Pathankot road near Banikhet in Dalhousie sub-division after the driver lost control of the vehicle […]