Tag: Road Mishaps

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18 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Boudh/Subarnapur: As many as 18 persons sustained critical injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State late last night. Around 10 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on National Highway No.57 near Khajuripada in the district on Thursday night. Three of the injured […]

Odisha: 4 killed, 7 injured in separate mishaps

Bargarh/Kandhamal/Kalahandi: Four persons were killed and seven others injured, some of them critically, in three separate road accidents in Odisha. The first accident took place in Bargarh district when an auto rickshaw fell off a bridge at Sarnapali under Bijepur police limits in the district on Wednesday. Two died on the spot while seven others […]

Migrant Among 3 Killed, Many Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least three persons including a migrant labourer were killed while more than 17 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha Tuesday morning. As per reports, a bus ferrying passengers from Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra to West Bengal collided with a gas tanker near Luhamunda under Handapa Police limits on NH-44 in […]

Odisha Police Gears Up To Reduce Road Mishaps During Picnic Season

Bhubaneswar: It is that time of the year when the winter chill draws people out for a picnic trip with their friends and family. However, during this period, road mishaps also rise and in a bid to minimise loss of human lives, Odisha Police has decided to intensify patrolling near picnic spots starting from December […]

Over 18,000 People Died In Road Mishaps In Last 4 Years In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Despite a ‘zero tolerance’ approach towards traffic rule violations and massive awareness campaigns, road mishaps continue to claim lives and remain a major headache for the enforcement authorities. As many as 18,683 people were killed in road accidents in the last four years in Odisha, said Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Thursday. While replying […]

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 […]

26 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Nayagarh/Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as 26 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Nayagarh, Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts today. In Nayagarh, 12 persons were injured after a head-on collision between two cars near Kaliapada area under Daspalla Police limits in the district. Sources said, the victims were heading towards Hatasahi in Daspalla after attending a […]

JICA’s haphazard road construction adds to woes of Cuttack residents

Cuttack: The haphazard road construction work by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has now given rise to new a problem for the residents of Cuttack. As sand is now being used at several places to fill the craters where construction work was undertaken for the integrated sanitation project, it is leading to road mishaps. […]

Traffic police identifies 5 black spots on Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Highway

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of increasing number of deaths due to road accidents on the national highway-16 between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in the last few days, the Traffic Commissionerate today identified five black spots and said that barricades will be put up on the designated places. After a high level meeting, Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Traffic DCP Bijay Kumar […]

Identify black spots & install speed breakers on NH: CP to Traffic Cops

Bhubaneswar: After five persons were killed in separate road mishaps in Bhubaneswar within a span of three days, Twin City Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty today directed the traffic officials to identify black spots on the National Highway passing through Cuttack-Bhubaneswar and subsequently install speed breakers in these vulnerable zones on the NH. This apart, Mohanty […]