Cuttack

The mishap took place around 7 am after the 12879 LTT Superfast Express hit the guard van of the goods train at a place between Salagaon and Nergundi stations, causing derailment of eight coaches of the passenger train, East Coast Railway (ECoR) Spokesperson J P Mishra said.

Seven persons including government officers and a contractor were arrested by Odishas anti-graft Vigilance wing for their alleged involvement in tender fixing and misappropriation of funds during the construction of a bridge over Taladanda Canal in Cuttack.

Along with these important rituals, 'Guru puja', 'Surya puja' and 'Dwarapala puja' will be held on all days of Durga Puja during the morning hours.

The Odisha government will provide initial free treatment to accident victims at three private hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, a senior official said.

Cuttack: At least nine people were killed after a private bus carrying around 50 people fell from a bridge. The incident took place on the Mahanadi bridge in Jagatpur. The injured are being treated at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Rescue teams have reached the accident spot soon after the accident happened. …

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Cuttack: Winning the toss, Sri Lanka invited India to bat in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Barabati stadium here on Wednesday. Sri Lanka team is packed with all-rounders while India is playing five bowling options. Squads:  India:   Rohit Sharma (c), Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wk), Manish Pandey, …

Bhubaneswar: Sixteen coaches of a fertiliser-laden goods train derailed near Nergundi station in Cuttack district of Odisha on Wednesday, affecting the train movement on the route. The mishap occurred at around 0400 hours However, there was no casualty or injuries, said an official of East Coast Railway (EcoR). The goods train was coming from Gangavaram port …