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USAID to provide $3.4 mn for Phailin-hit people

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:11

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development, will provide USD 3.4 million to NGOs for back-up to recovery activities for Cyclone Phailin-affected communities in Odisha.

Where were Sonia, Rahul, Modi when Phailin hit Odisha: Naveen

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 22:54

Naveen Patnaik criticised Sonia Gandhi and Narendra Modi for neglecting the state when it was hit by cyclone Phailin last year.

World Bank team visited cyclone-hit Ganjam district

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 13:22

A World Bank team has visited the cyclone Phailin affected Ganjam district and discussed with the district administration about restoration works in the ravaged areas.

Pandemonium in Odisha house over Phailin funds

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:12

Odisha Assembly was on Wednesday adjourned for about an hour following an uproar over the Centre`s directive to the state to return a part of its assistance given for Cyclone Phailin.

Cong raises `relief loot` issue in Assembly, debate denied

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 20:38

Congress on Wednesday accused the ruling BJD MLAs and corporators of misappropriating relief materials meant for victims of `Cyclone Phailin`, but Speaker Pradip Amat rejected the Opposition demand for an adjournment motion on the issue in Odisha Assembly.

UN appreciates restoration, rehabilitation after Cyclone Phailin

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 19:54

The Odisha government`s restoration and rehabilitation work after cyclone Phailin came in for UN appreciation on Saturday.

UN praises role of media during cyclone Phailin

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 19:45

Happy over reduction of human losses during cyclone Phailin, the United Nations on Saturday appreciated media`s role during the disaster which hit the Odisha coast on the night of October 12.

Cyclone Phailin damage control recognised by UN

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 19:47

The Odisha government`s success in minimising the devastation caused by Cyclone Phailin which struck Odisha in early October came in for UN recognition.

Opposition stalls Odisha Assembly, demand Patro`s resignation

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 01:12

Odisha Assembly could conduct business for only 11 minutes on Friday and was adjourned till Monday due to noisy protests by Congress MLAs demanding resignation of state revenue and disaster management minister SN Patro for allegedly misleading the House.

Cong accuses BJD of treason, demands minister`s resignation

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 20:36

Accusing the ruling BJD in Odisha of treason, Congress today demanded resignation of state revenue and disaster management minister S N Patro who slammed the UPA government and said only Rs 250 crore was released for the victims of cyclone Phailin by the Centre.

Southco close to restoration of electricity in Ganjam

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 13:18

Nearly two months after severe cyclone Phailin hit Odisha, power distribution company Southco said it was close to restoration of electricity supply in worst-hit Ganjam district.

World Bank, ADB team visit cyclone-hit areas to assess damage

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 14:24

An expert team of World Bank and Asian Development Bank visited different areas of cyclone-hit Ganjam district in Odisha to assess the damage.