Tag: Odisha

Maoist landmine blast: Seven Odisha police personnel killed

Seven security personnel were killed on Wednesday after Left Wing Extremists (LWEs) blasted a police vehicle using landmines in the hilly Sunki-Salur road near Koraput’s Pottangi. The incident broke the calmness after last year’s anti-Naxal operation by Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Police in Malkangiri.  Five others were severelly injured and[Read More…]

Fire claims 22 lives in Bhubaneswar hospital

At least 22 people died after a  fire broke out at SUM hospital in Bhubaneswar on Monday evening. Many have been injured and the fire originated around 7.30 pm in the dialysis ward in the second floor of the hospital. While seven critical patients with ventilators were admitted to the dialysis[Read More…]

Heavy rainfall declared in 6 states; NDRF alerted and on standby

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains and issued a red alert in Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha and Rajasthan at different times for the next two days. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are on standby in these states. Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are expected to receive heavy[Read More…]

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