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Odisha: Truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh for traffic violations

Bhubaneswar: A Nagaland-registered truck was fined a whopping Rs 6.53 lakh for seven traffic violations in Odisha’s Sambalpur. But, this was not under the new Motor Vehicles Act. The fine was imposed on August 10 for flouting traffic rules much before the amended Motor Vehicles Act came into being on September 1. The matter came to […]

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Odisha youth attempts suicide after India lose in WC semis

Bhubaneswar:  A cricket fan in Odisha’s Kalahandi district allegedly attempted suicide on Thursday after team India failed to win against New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final match on Wednesday. Sources said Sambaru Bhoi (24) of Singhbhadi village under Golamunda block allegedly consumed poison after being disappointed over India’s 18-run defeat defeat to […]

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Samaleshwari Express engine catches fire in Odisha; 3 dead

Bhubaneswar:  At least three persons were killed when the Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleshwari Express’ engine caught fire after the train rammed into a tower car engaged in repair work between Singapur Road and Keutguda in Odisha’s Rayagada district on Tuesday, authorities said. The engine, luggage van and one general 2nd class coach of Samaleshwari Express derailed after […]