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Cyclone Titli: Naveen Patnaik conducts aerial survey of flood-hit districts; crops, roads, trees suffered max damage

Cyclone Titli: Naveen Patnaik conducts aerial survey of flood-hit districts; crops, roads, trees suffered max damage

The CM said that the standing crops, roads and trees suffered the maximum damage in cyclone Titli and the resultant flood in the state.

Oct 13, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Odisha expedites rescue and relief operations, deploys 14 NDRF teams

Cyclone Titli: Odisha expedites rescue and relief operations, deploys 14 NDRF teams

As many as 14 teams of the NDRF and 26 teams of ODRAF have been deployed across 16 districts of the state.

Oct 13, 2018, 00:04 AM IST
Cyclone Titli weakens, flood and rain warnings issued across Odisha, AP

Cyclone Titli weakens, flood and rain warnings issued across Odisha, AP

The cyclone caused widespread rains in Odisha and AP, uprooted trees, electricity poles, communication towers, damaged houses and crops and snapped electricity supply.

Oct 12, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Odisha: Cyclone Titli makes landfall near Gopalpur, 3 lakh people evacuated

Odisha: Cyclone Titli makes landfall near Gopalpur, 3 lakh people evacuated

The IMD said, "The forward sector of the eye of the storm has been entering into the land mass."

Oct 11, 2018, 06:07 AM IST
Cyclone Titli: Odisha evacuates 3 lakh people, targets 'zero casualty'

Cyclone Titli: Odisha evacuates 3 lakh people, targets 'zero casualty'

CM Naveen Patnaik has said lakhs have been taken away from coastal areas in the state and that the state government has a 'zero casualty' disaster management policy.

Oct 10, 2018, 23:02 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Centre deploys 21 NDRF teams in Odisha, Andhra and West Bengal

Cyclone Titli: Centre deploys 21 NDRF teams in Odisha, Andhra and West Bengal

The NDRF teams are equipped with necessary rescue equipment and are on alert for any emergency-like situation.

Oct 10, 2018, 22:53 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt declares closure of all schools, colleges, Anganwadi centres on Oct 11, 12

Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt declares closure of all schools, colleges, Anganwadi centres on Oct 11, 12

Collectors of five districts directed to start evacuation of people living in low lying areas.

Oct 10, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
SC bars policemen from entering Odisha's Puri Jagannath temple carrying arms, wearing shoes

SC bars policemen from entering Odisha's Puri Jagannath temple carrying arms, wearing shoes

The top court has also taken into note the violence that had broken out during a protest against the introduction of a queue system for devotees.

Oct 10, 2018, 16:55 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Train routes and schedules changed in Odisha and Andhra

Cyclone Titli: Train routes and schedules changed in Odisha and Andhra

Odisha and Andra Pradesh are on high alert as high-speed winds and heavy rainfall are expected to lash coastal areas of the two states.

Oct 10, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: High alert in Odisha, AP; heavy rains expected; schools, colleges closed

Cyclone Titli: High alert in Odisha, AP; heavy rains expected; schools, colleges closed

The storm is expected to move towards Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts in 24 hours.

Oct 10, 2018, 10:16 AM IST
Odisha and Andhra to get heavy rainfall in coming days: Met department

Odisha and Andhra to get heavy rainfall in coming days: Met department

A low pressure over Bay of Bengal is intensifying into a deep depression and could deepen in 48 hours.

Oct 08, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
Odisha: Smriti Irani questions 'Naveen babu' over fuel price, Ayushman Bharat

Odisha: Smriti Irani questions 'Naveen babu' over fuel price, Ayushman Bharat

Union minister Smriti Irani on Sunday attacked Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government for failing to reduce the prices of fuel despite the centre slashing the prices by Rs 2.50 per litre last week. 

Oct 07, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Unable to withdraw EPF, Odisha man threatens to commit suicide

Unable to withdraw EPF, Odisha man threatens to commit suicide

Santosh Jena is an employee with the General Electrical Department in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district in the state.

Oct 05, 2018, 07:36 AM IST
BJP mahila morcha lodges complaint against three cops

BJP mahila morcha lodges complaint against three cops

Around 10 BJP mahila morcha activists were arrested by police on Tuesday for allegedly attempting to barge into the CM's residence here.

Oct 03, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
Support strategic petroleum reserve set up: Centre to Odisha

Support strategic petroleum reserve set up: Centre to Odisha

The Centre on Wednesday urged the Odisha government to cooperate with it in the establishment of the proposed Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facility at Chandikhol.

Oct 03, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Odisha: Violence in Puri over queue system in Jagannath Temple, 9 policemen injured

Odisha: Violence in Puri over queue system in Jagannath Temple, 9 policemen injured

An adequate police force was deployed in order to restore normalcy in the pilgrim town where the situation remained tense.

Oct 03, 2018, 22:04 PM IST
 Puri bandh: Protests by Shree Jagannath Sena members turn violent, Section 144 imposed near Jagannath Temple

Puri bandh: Protests by Shree Jagannath Sena members turn violent, Section 144 imposed near Jagannath Temple

Protests led by members of Shree Jagannath Sena turned violent by Wednesday afternoon after several demonstrators and devotees took to streets to burn tyres and vandalising property while observing

Oct 03, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
Dharmendra Pradhan confident of BJP forming govt in Odisha

Dharmendra Pradhan confident of BJP forming govt in Odisha

On the soaring prices of petrol and diesel, Pradhan said the BJD government in Odisha had a 'moral responsibility' to cut tax on the fuel in the interest of the people.

Oct 01, 2018, 00:17 AM IST
Odisha: Locals carry patient on cot due to lack of proper roads

Odisha: Locals carry patient on cot due to lack of proper roads

Villagers had to carry a patient on a cot due to lack of proper roads.

Sep 28, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
Odisha chemists, retailers join nationwide strike

Odisha chemists, retailers join nationwide strike

Thousands of medicine stores and retail businesses remained closed in Odisha as they joined a nationwide strike on Friday.

Sep 28, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

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