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Tag: Tension

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Tension At Damanjodi NALCO Following Police-Oustees Face-Off; Sec 144 Clamped

Jeypore: Tension erupted at National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) at Damanjodi here in Koraput district following a scuffle between Police and NALCO oustees who were on dharna for last four days demanding jobs. Police hurled tear gas shell as the protesters reportedly pelted stones at the security personnel. One police personnel sustained injuries while a […]

Rift in BJD over Congress-ousted Jogesh Singh’s 'joining'

Sundergarh: Senior BJD leaders, Pranab Prakash Das and Prashanta Nanda, faced the ire of party activists during a meeting in Sundergarh and had to leave the meeting venue midway amid tension. According to sources, the two senior leaders were in Sundergarh today after resentment surfaced among party workers over discussions that plans are being made […]

Biker loses life in road accident in Boudh

Boudh/ Sundargarh: One person lost his life in a road accident at Chari Chhak Bazaar under Puruna Cuttack police limits in Boudh today. The deceased has been identified as Ganesh Behera of Gunduribida village. Following the mishap, locals staged a road blockade on National Highway-57 demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased. According to […]

Woman killed in road mishap; locals stage road blockade

Bhubaneswar: Palpable tension gripped Khandagiri area of the State capital following the death of a woman after a speeding SUV hit her near Naka Gate in Bhubaneswar this morning. The deceased woman has been identified as Labanya Swain of Chalasahi slum situated near Khandagiri-Kalinga studio main road. According to reports, the mishap took place when […]

Tension at Balasore MCH over alleged medication error

Balasore: Tension erupted at Balasore Medical College and Hospital here today after family members of a patient, who died during treatment yesterday, vandalised the hospital premises alleging the authorities of administering wrong injection. According to sources, one Madhusudan Pradhan of Dahapada village under Sahadevkhunta police limits was admitted to Balasore MCH after he complained of […]

Two killed in road mishap in Rourkela; locals stage road blockade

Rourkela: Tension prevailed in Rourkela after two persons were killed in a road mishap on NH-143 near Balughat on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Sambhu Sethi and his son Muna Sethi. According to reports, Sambhu was a truck driver while his son assisted him as a helper. Both were knocked down by a […]

Tension in village near Puri after body of 7-year-old boy found in drain

Puri: Tension erupted in Gopalpur village near Puri after body of a seven-year-old boy was recovered from a drain today. According to reports, the deceased Ganesh Nayak had gone to the market to buy some stuff but did not return home. Later, his body was found floating in a drain. Subsequently, agitating locals placed body […]

9-year-old boy dies after being administered 'wrong injection'

Bhadrak: Tension erupted at a private clinic in Bhadrak on Sunday following the death of a 9-year-old boy after he was allegedly administered wrong injection. As per reports, the deceased boy identified as Kuna, son of Saroj Mahalik of Ichhapur village was suffering from fever for the last two days and was admitted to a […]

Vehicle carrying cattle set on fire

Bhadrak: Tension erupted in Dhusuri area of Bhadrak today after locals stopped seven pick-up trucks carrying cattle and set one of them on fire after rescuing the animals. Locals alleged that the more than 150 cattle were being illegally smuggled outside the State. Later, the locals staged a road blockade near Asurali chhak of the […]

Palpable tension inside Utkal University and Sambalpur University campuses

Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur: Tension prevailed at the Utkal University and Sambalpur University on Monday following student protest on the campuses. As per reports, while a group of students of the Utkal University’s Pharmacy department was staging an agitation in front of the varsity main gate, some non-students and former students allegedly misbehaved with protestors. This sparked palpable […]

Row over burial ground: Tension continues to prevail in Raighar

Nabarangpur: Tension that erupted yesterday between two villages of Raighar block over a burial ground continued today after agitators closed down markets, shops and disrupted vehicular traffic by staging road blockade. Earlier yesterday, tension was reported when a deceased woman of Patrakoti village was being taken to the burial ground and it was opposed by […]

Doctor thrashed after refusing to refer electrocuted youth

Khurda: Tension ran high at Banapur Hospital today as locals of Khuntapalli village thrashed a doctor after he refused to refer an electrocuted youth to other hospital. According to sources, one Sushanta Sahoo of Khuntapalli village suffered an electric shock early morning today and was immediately rushed to Banapur hospital. After check-up, a doctor of […]

Tension erupts in Bhubaneswar after transgenders allegedly attack youths

Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted in Khandagiri area of the state capital today after transgenders allegedly assaulted some youths and snatched money from them. As per reports, the transgenders were later detained by some locals who accused them of harassing youths in the region and handed them over to police. Subsequently, locals blocked a road and set […]

Babies of namesakes get swapped at Puri hospital

Puri: Tension erupted at the District Headquarters Hospital in the pilgrim town of Puri today following allegations of baby swapping. However, later it was found out that the babies got swapped due to confusion on account of similar names of their mothers. According to sources, a woman whose baby was admitted to the Sick Newborn […]

Tension erupts after infant death; police resort to lathicharge

Nayagarh: Tension erupted at Nayagarh district headquarters hospital today following the death of an infant, who died after swallowing a bottle cap. According to sources, an 8-month-old baby of Golgola village under Nuagaon block had swallowed a bottle cap while playing this Sunday following which he was admitted to the headquarters hospital. But he died […]

Bodies of 2 minor boys recovered from pond, murder suspected

Bhadrak: Tension prevailed after bodies of two minor boys, missing since Wednesday, were recovered from Jagannathprasad village under Basudevpur block in the district on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Kulamani Barik and Saroj Padhi. Both the children were missing from Maha Shivaratri day on February 14. The locals alleged that the children have […]

Death of a child in hospital sparks tension

Banki: Tension prevailed on the premises of the Banki hospital today following the death of a child allegedly due to medical negligence. Family members of the deceased, identified as Om Shankar Barik, stated doctors on duty did not attend the boy even after his condition deteriorated. Mother of the child stated, “Though we tried to […]

Blue lighting may help you reduce stress: Study

London: Tension and stress can be reduced by trying the blue light therapy as blue lightings accelerates the relaxation process after acute psychosocial stress in comparison with the conventional white lighting, new study says. Psychosocial stress or the ‘said stress’ is a kind of short-term stress (acute stress) that occurs during social or interpersonal relationships, […]

Dhamra port tense after death of 3 workers in coal heap collapse

Bhadrak:Tension prevailed on the premises of Dhamra Port Company Ltd (DPCL) after three labourers were killed and three others were critically injured in a major mishap at coal stockyard here on Sunday. According to reports, the tragic incident occurred when nearly nine labourers were engaged in loading activities and a heap of coal at the […]

One dead, 2 injured in group clash in Rourkela

Rourkela: One person was killed while two others sustained critical injuries following a scuffle over past enmity in Malgodown area under Uditnagar police limits here on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Jitendra Biswal. The other two injured, Sanjay Srivastav and Sonu Sahu have been admitted to Ispat General Hospital and both are stated […]

Thrashing of transgender sparks tension at Cuttack Railway station

Cuttack: Tension prevailed on the premises of Railway Protection Force (RPF) office located at Cuttack Railway station when more than hundred transgenders sat on a dharna demanding action against an officer who thrashed two transgenders. As per allegations, a RPF officer asked for money from the two transgenders at the Cuttack station. When they refused […]

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Tension at Shyam Metalics plant after worker's death

Sambalpur: Tension erupted on the premises of Rengali-based Shyam Metalics factory when a worker died after falling off a blast furnace today. Demanding adequate compensation for family of the deceased, identified as Gudu Kumar Sahani of Bihar, workers of the factory sat on dharna in front of the main gate. They also asked the factory […]

Accused of mobile theft, student ends life in Kendrapara

Kendrapara:  Shamed after being accused and humiliated for stealing a mobile phone, a student of a private residential college allegedly committed suicide in Kendrapara district. The shocking incident sparked off resentment among other students who subsequently went on a rampage and ransacked property at Tagore Residential college at Duhuria. The deceased has been identified as […]

Several injured in violent clashes during Holi celebrations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  Over 50 persons were injured in separate incidents of group clashes today marring Holi celebrations across Odisha. Most of the clashes that took place in several parts of the state including at Bhubaneswar are believed to be the fallout of the ongoing rivalry between the groups since panchayat elections. Police had to fire tear-gas […]

Toll gate ransacked after group clash

Bhubaneswar:  At least seven persons were injured and a toll gate ransacked in a fierce clash between groups belonging to two villages over past rivalry during holi celebrations in Puri district. The incident occurred at around 12:30 pm and it is suspected that the clash was the fall out of  simmering tension between the two […]