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BBSR-Junagarh train catches fire

Bhubaneswar: Passengers of the Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Express Train had a miraculous escape from a big mishap as a fire spread in the train at Mandata Road in Andhra Pradesh late on last night was controlled by its security staff.

The fire has been controlled with use of fire extinguishers by the security personnel. The Government Railway Police are investigating into the incident.

It is suspected that some miscreants set fire in the toilet of S9 bogie of the train. However, security personnel controlled the train.

Stipend of pre and para-clinical PG students hiked

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government on Tuesday announced a hike in the stipend of post graduate students undertaking pre and para-clinical courses at state...

Bus services to Kotia villages in Odisha soon

Koraput: Following distribution of freebies to the tribals in Kotia gram panchayat in Koraput district, Odisha Government is waking up to the need of ...

Winged guests find new wetlands, less birds sighted in Chilika

Berhampur: Migratory birds are now attracted by other wetlands in Ganjam district and this could be the main reason for the drop in the number of wing...

Odisha govt effects major IAS reshuffle, 8 district collectors changed

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today effected a major reshuffle in bureaucracy involving as many as 16 IAS and OAS officers in the state.While IAS...