State

Firecracker explosion: 40 injured, properties worth crores gutted in blaze

Bhubaneswar,November 12: As many as 40 persons including 3 children at different places in the capital city sustained injuries due to firecracker explosions during Diwali celebrations on Wednesday evening.

The injured were admitted to hospital for the treatment.

While two youths sustained critical injuries due to explosion of firecrackers in their hand, a youth from Khurda admitted to Capital Hospital here after suffering from burn injuries due to explosion.

In another incident, a major fire broke out at a furniture showroom in Palasuni area here on Wednesday evening destroying properties worth Rs 1 crore. According to eye witnesses present at the spot, flames from crackers led to the fire.

Formalin Laced Fish: Raids On Fish Markets, Godowns In Sambalpur & Bolangir

Sambalpur: Sambalpur Municipal Corporation and fisheries officials today conducted joint raids on the fish outlets at nine places in the city and coll...

One Killed, 35 Injured In Separate Road Mishaps

Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and at least 35 persons were injured in three separate bus accidents in Berhampur, Rayagada and Banki on Tuesday.A ...

Bhasha Andolan Postponed After State Government's Assurance

Bhubaneswar: The 825-day-long Bhasha Andolan- a silent black flag protest demanding use of Odia language in official communication was postponed on Mo...

Panic Grips Villages Surrounding Satkosia Reserve After Tiger Freed Into Forest

Angul: The relocation of two tigers from Madhya Pradesh to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district could have cheered wild life enthusiasts, but ...