Fire In Bus Kills Woman, Another Person Critically Injured
Gas Leak At Surat Factory Kills 6, As Many As 20 Injured
At least two persons were killed and several others sustained injuries after a massive fire broke out at a packaging factory in Vareli in Kadodara industrial area of Surat this morning.
More than 100 others were rescued from the unit, located in Kadodara industrial area, they said, adding that some workers were also injured in the incident.
These are some shocking images from near Dahod in Gujarat. A road mishap that could have proven deadly was averted in the nick of time.
A visual treat was witnessed at the 'Weave Nitt Exhibition 2021' organized for weavers and designers at Surat in Gujarat. However, the event's centre of attraction was an intricate lehenga made up of more than 3 kg gold!
They may have lived like humans, but they turned divine after their demise. These are Meet and Krish, the two friends who turned immortal even after their deaths.
Bhubaneswar/Surat: A youth, who would fly to multiple destinations in Surat from his native Ganjam district in Odisha to commit thefts, has been arrested by the Surat City Crime Branch. The accused has been identified as Dandapani Bisoi. However, he used to introduce himself as Lala alias Nelu alias Gurkha to conceal his original identity. […]
Surat: A toddler from Gujarat gave the gift of life to as many as five children, including two from Russia and Ukraine, after he breathed his last. Hailed as the youngest cadaver donor, the 2.5-year-old boy saved five lives after his parents donated his organs after he was declared brain dead following an accident. The […]
Surat: A fire broke out at the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) Hazira gas processing plant in Gujarat’s Surat district in the wee hours on Thursday, an official said. The blaze, which was preceded by three blasts, has been extinguished, the official said, adding no one was hurt. The blaze was massive and could […]
Surat/Bhubaneswar: A migrant worker from Odisha’s Ganjam district infected with n-CoV succumbed to the disease on Monday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Surat, Gujarat. The deceased Krushna Gobinda Bisoyi (27) is a resident of Baduka village under Dharakote block in Ganjam district. He was reportedly tested positive for the virus on May 11 […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid the disturbing reports of the plight of lakhs of migrant labourers stuck in different parts of the country, the death of an Odia migrant after being allegedly beaten up by police in Surat has shaken the State and raised serious concerns over the safety of stranded migrants amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Satyaban Swain, […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after the video of Baliapal Block Development Officer (BDO) verbally abusing the migrant workers went viral on social media, the state Panchayati Raj Department on Thursday said that an enquiry has been initiated through Balasore Collector and necessary action would be taken based on his report. Speaking to media, the department Minister […]
Berhampur: A 40-year-old migrant worker was on Friday found dead in a quarantine centre in Ganjam district where he was lodged after returning from Surat in Gujarat, a police official said. The deceased was kept at the quarantine centre set up at Dhunkapada high school in Polasara block since Tuesday after he arrived from Surat […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Sunday decided to change the route to bring Prabasi Odias from Surat who are stranded in different parts of the country due to COVID-19 lockdown. The move comes in the wake of two accidents in Kandhamal district involving buses engaged in transporting Prabasi Odias from Surat in Gujarat in less than […]
Bhubaneswar: Five more persons, including two Surat and two West Bengal returnees, tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Sunday. With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases reached 162 in the State. As per the data of the State Health and Family Welfare Department, two new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Ganjam (Surat […]
Maharashtra: As many as five persons were injured after the bus ferrying migrants from Surat to Odisha’s Ganjam district overturned near Karanja on Nagpur-Amravati National Highway (NH) in Maharashtra on Sunday. All the injured including two bus staff and three migrants have been admitted to the nearby Karanja hospital in Maharashtra, said sources. The bus […]
Ganjam: As many as 217 Odia migrants who were stuck in Gujarat’s Surat amid the nationwide lockdown following COVID-19 outbreak have finally arrived in Ganjam today after a journey of over 60 hours. As per reports, the first lot of stranded migrants from Surat boarded in four buses on Monday and reached Seragad and Dharakot […]
Bhubaneswar: Citing that COVID19 cases in Odisha have doubled since his last address in a short span of time, Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik today said that the next few days are crucial for Odisha as people from other states will return and any mistake or lapses in handling the situation can lead to an […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha government making registration mandatory for people stranded outside the state & intending to return after the COVID19 lockdown ends on May 3, as many as 4.86 lakh people have registered themselves on the dedicated website. During the daily press briefing today, Odisha govt spokesperson Subroto Bagchi informed that in the past 48 […]
Surat: A 49-year-old man from Odisha staying in Surat, who was recently declared brain-dead by the doctors at Kiran Hospital here, has given a new lease of life to six persons. Bipin Pradhan, a resident of Bhatapada village under Kabisuryanagar block of Ganjan district was reportedly working as a supervisor in a weaving unit at […]
New Delhi: With some of the 100 selected Smart Cities lagging behind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi will guide Amritsar and Ahmedabad will help Chandigarh in implementing projects under the mission. The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has paired up 20 best performing cities with the 20 bottom cities and they will […]
Surat: A major fire broke out in a seven-storey market in Gujarat’s Surat city in the wee hours of Tuesday, engulfing several shops in the complex, a fire official said. While there was no report of any casualty so far, the fire brigade declared a ‘brigade call’ and deployed over 60 fire tenders, water tankers […]
Surat: A team of the Rajasthan and Gujarat child rights commissions, the former’s anti-human trafficking unit and an NGO jointly rescued 138 children in the 10-16 age group from Surat on Sunday, officials said. These children were brought from Rajasthan to work in the city’s textile sector, hotels and as domestic workers, they said. The […]
Surat: Bidding adieu to close ones is probably the toughest task, but for parents, the decision to donate the organs of a dying son can take no less than extraordinary courage. One such family from Ganjam district decided to make their son Suraj Behera ‘immortal’ by donating his heart, eyes, kidneys and liver to save […]