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Tag: Set Afire

Column: These ‘Taare Zameen Par’ Are Too Precious To Be Lost Before Time

By Sandeep Sahu There is such a deluge of ‘shocking’ news these days that we have stopped being shocked by most such news. But this one is in a category all its own. Forced by his elder sister against his will to go to school, a Class IX student in Mayurbhanj district shut himself up […]

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Odisha School Boy Sets Himself Ablaze, Succumbs At Hospital

Mayurbhanj: A Class IX boy student reportedly set himself on fire following a quarrel with his elder sister at their house in Pasuda village under Gopabandhu Nagar block of the district on Tuesday. Sustaining over 90% burn injuries, the minor boy Kalidas Marndi was immediately rushed to Baripada hospital but he succumbed while undergoing treatment. […]

Official Residence Of Talcher MLA Set On Fire

Bhubaneswar: A group of miscreants allegedly set the official residence of BJD’s Talcher MLA, Braja Kishore Pradhan, on fire in Bhubaneswar late last night. As per reports, two cars, two motorcycles and one bicycle were gutted in the incident. Eyewitnesses said the fire broke out at Pradhan’s official residence located in Unit IV area in […]

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Woman set afire by in-laws over family dispute

Keonjhar: A woman was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over family dispute in Karadangi Ghodabeda Sahi under Telkoi police limits in Keonjhar district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Sabita, wife of one Tuna Mohanta. Father of deceased Sabita, Lambodar Mohanta alleged that his son-in-law was having love affairs with another girl. […]

Group clash over love affair renders elderly woman homeless

Jajpur: Palpable tension prevailed at the Lankabalisahi village under Sadar police limits of the district after a group clash erupted between two families of the village over an alleged love affair. According to sources, miscreants set afire the house of an elderly woman over involvement of her son in an alleged love affair with a […]

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Woman burnt alive by in-laws for dowry, 4 detained

Kendrapara: A woman died after being set on fire allegedly by her in-laws for dowry at Balisuan village under Marsaghai police limits in the district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Bharati Swain. As per sources, Bharati’s mother-in-law and three sisters-in-law poured kerosene on her after tying her hands and legs. Husband of […]