Tag: Woman

Woman delivers baby on roadside amid heavy rain in Odisha

Rayagada: In what could serve as a grim reminder of lack of basic healthcare infrastructure in Odisha, a woman delivered a baby on the roadside today in Tamkashila village of Kalyansinghpur in Rayagada district. According to sources, the woman was being carried on a sling by her husband to the community health centre. The couple […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Elderly woman shot with arrow; reason unknown

Keonjhar: A 60-year-old woman sustained critical injuries after an unidentified man shot her with an arrow at Panaspala under Karanjia police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday. According to sources, the woman identified as Nandi Gouda was plucking leaves in a nearby forest when an unidentified man shot her with the arrow which pierced into […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Shocking! Woman poisons neighbour’s child to death

Berhampur: In what comes as a major shock for the residents of Rambha area in Ganjam district, a woman of Badachakada village allegedly killed the child of her neighbour by feeding him seeds of Yellow Oleander. It is suspected that the accused woman did so over previous enmity. Accused Damayanti Pradhan has been arrested after […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
'Murdered' by in-laws, woman returns after five years!

Kendrapara: In what came as a shock to the villagers and family members alike, a married woman of Khandeipada village in Kendrapara, who was allegedly murdered by in-laws five years back, was caught by her husband while getting married to another youth at her ancestral village. Surprisingly, the parents of the woman, identified as Mamata […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Woman, daughter charred to death; husband detained

Nabarangpur:  Mystery shrouds the death of a woman and her eight-month-old daughter whose charred bodies were recovered from their house at Chirima village in Nabarangpur district on Thursday. Though it is still unclear whether it is a case of suicide or murder, police have detained the deceased woman’s husband Tankadhar Bhatra in connection with the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bodies of woman, hubby found at separate places; minor son missing

Angul: In a sensational death incident, bodies of a woman and her husband were found at two separate places while their four-year-old son went missing in Kishorenagar area in the district today. Body of the woman, identified as Tarani Nayak was lying in her house at Gambharimalia while her husband Biranchi’s body, with the throat […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Woman killed in elephant attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A woman was killed in an elephant attack at Kankadasoda village under Mahabirod forest range in Dhenkanal district this morning. The deceased was identified as Uma Gadnayak. When she tried to run away after seeing the pachyderm damaging a house, the wild animal chased and trampled her. Critically-injured Gadnayak was admitted to the Mandapala […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Villagers tie 3 gang rapists to tree, thrash black and blue

Baripada: In a case of mob justice, three gang-rapists were caught and thrashed by villagers in Thakurmunda of Mayurbhanj district late last night while trying to flee after raping a woman whose husband is dead. The local police reached the spot this morning after receiving information and rescued the three accused. Sources said the three […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Gang rape in Keonjhar: woman files police complaint

Bhubaneswar: A 27-year-old woman has been allegedly gang raped by two youths in Keonjhar. Though the shocking incident occurred on May 6, the matter came to light after the survivor lodged a police complaint in connection with the incident today. According to reports,  two youths of Chakundlapal village allegedly abducted the victim when she was […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Sonepur woman strangulated by lover
Woman strangulated, thrown into well by lover; survives

Sonepur: A woman was allegedly strangulated and thrown into a well by her lover in Khuntiapali village of Birmaharajpur in Sonepur district. According to reports, the survivor was thrown into a well after being strangulated and left to die. However, she was rescued in an unconscious state by the locals while the accused is reportedly […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Woman branded with hot iron rod to 'cure' son in Udala

Mayurbhanj: In a shocking act,  a woman was branded with hot iron rods by a quack to ward off an evil spirit on her at Gadiapal village under Kaptipada police limits in Udala. Though the incident occurred on March 14, it came to light recently after the woman was rescued from the clutches of the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Journos turn good Samaritans, handle 'insane' woman with dignity

Bhubaneswar: On Monday, it was a different experience for some print and electronic media journalists, who found a nude woman on the streets of the capital city here, offered her some clothes and later handed over to the police. The woman later seemed insane, police said. During their routine coverage of events, some journalists spotted […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Beheaded body of woman found in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A beheaded body of an unidentified woman was found near Kantilo bridge here on Sunday morning. According to sources, dress of a kid was also found near the body of the woman. Being informed about the incident police rushed to the spot and sent the body for autopsy. More details are awaited.

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Woman, newborn die at Paralakhemundi DHH

Paralakhemundi: Tension ran high at Parlakhemundi District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after a woman and her newborn died due to alleged medical negligence on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Sabita Gurunga, wife of Debendra Gurunga of Ratansing village under Gosani block in Gajapati district. According to sources, Debendra had first admitted his pregnant […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Woman pushed onto railway track by Odia chain snatcher in Mumbai, dies

Mumbai: In a horrific act, a young woman was pushed to death under a local train by an Odia chain snatcher at Kurla station in Mumbai on Tuesday evening. The deceased has been identified as Sapna Sharma (24), a resident of Ghatkopar. According to source, the tragedy struck when Sapna, who was working for a […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021