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Three killed, 40 injured in bus accident at Astarang




 Three persons were killed and 40 others injured when a bus fell into a canal near Astarang in Puri district today. The bus was travelling to Paradip from Astarang. It lost control and plunged into a canal at Jiunti square, said Additional Superintendent of Police (Puri), Jagannath Pradhan. The conductor of the bus, the helper and another passenger died on the spot, he said. The injured persons were admitted to Kakatpur hospital, he added. Twenty passengers were seriously injured. They were shifted to different hospitals in Bhubaneswar, the police said.






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From asking his party men to ‘live a simple life and serve the people’ to taunting the BJP for its ‘crocodile tears’, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has not only become politically invincible, he seems to be so in the coming years too.

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