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Cyclone Phailin: 2.5 lakh marooned in Balasore, relief and rescue on

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 16:55

With more than 2.5 lakh people marooned in Balasore in floods triggered by heavy rains in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin, Odisha government on Monday deployed the armed forces besides NDRF teams for rescue and relief operations.

Cyclone Phailin: Villagers block Patnaik`s convoy

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 14:13

Villagers on Monday blocked the official convoy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who was on a visit to coastal areas of cyclone-hit Odisha to oversee relief work.

Odisha toll 25 as cyclone Phailin triggers flood

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 12:35

The death toll in calamity- ravaged Odisha on Monday mounted to 25 with four more persons perishing in several areas of the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin that triggered heavy rains and floods in some districts.

Cong hails efforts of govt agencies in tackling Cyclone Phailin

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 11:03

Congress on Monday appreciated the Armed forces, scientists and various other government agencies for tackling the situation arising out of Cyclone Phailin with "exemplary courage and efficiency."

Cyclone Phailin: Focus now on providing relief, says Odisha CM

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 17:57

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that his government`s focus has shifted from minimizing damage to ensuring that relief materials reach the victims in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to visit Ganjam district today

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 09:02

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit cyclone affected area of Ganjam district on Monday and monitor the situation and the rehabilitation work.

Odisha announces food packages for cyclone-hit families

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 08:30

With over one crore people hit by Cyclone Phailin in Odisha that left a trail of destruction, the state government on Sunday announced food assistance packages for the families living in affected villages.

Naveen govt failed to handle Phailin, alleges Congress

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 08:28

Congress on Sunday accused the BJD government in Odisha of failing to handle the calamity.

Phailin weakens further, takes shape of `deep depression`

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 08:26

Cyclonic storm Phailin, which left a trail of devastation in Odisha, weakened into a deep depression on Sunday.

Cyclone Phailin hits 90 lakh people; 23 dead, lakhs of homes damaged

Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 00:06

Cyclone `Phailin` on Sunday left a trail of destruction knocking down lakhs of homes affecting nearly 90 lakh people.