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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.

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.

Issue of cyclone assistance to make Assembly Session stormy

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 00:00

Winter session of Odisha Assembly starting Thursday is set to be stormy with ruling BJD gearing up to slam the Centre on issues like delay in cyclone assistance and opposition ready to corner the government over crime against women and worsening law and order.

Odisha farmers shift harvested crops after cyclone threat

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:02

Odisha farmers Wednesday rushed to shift their harvested paddy left in the fields to safer places as Cyclone Lehar threatens to lash the state with heavy rain.

Disabled resort to begging, seek special cyclone relief

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 13:49

Demanding special relief from the government, disabled persons affected by cyclone Phailin in Odisha`s Ganjam district resorted to begging while staging an agitation.

Odisha districts alerted as cyclone Leher approaches landfall

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 12:34

Hardly had the dust settled on the devastating Cyclone Phailin ravaging Odisha and Andhra Pradesh`s coastal districts, the two states were bracing for another storm "Cyclone Lehar" to strike.

Cong wants MLAs, Mayor in relief loot probe purview in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 00:35

Opposition Congress asked DGP to bring two local BJD MLAs and city mayor into the purview of a vigilance department investigation into relief material loot.

Cyclone Phailin: Ganjam district administration to reconstruct schools

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 15:28

Using pre-fabricated technology, the Ganjam district administration in Odisha has decided to reconstruct at least 24 school buildings damaged by Cyclone Phailin.

Centre agrees to increase man-days under MGNREGS

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 14:30

The Centre has agreed to increase man-days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to 150 in recent cyclone and flood-affected districts of Ganjam, Puri, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in Odisha.

Rural areas of cyclone-hit Ganjam still without power

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 12:57

Darkness still grips several rural areas of cyclone-ravaged Ganjam district in Odisha even though exactly a month has passed since Phailin hit the district.

BJD accuses UPA govt of step-motherly attitude towards Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 20:34

Alleging step-motherly attitude of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre towads Odisha, activists of the ruling BJD on Thursday held demonstrations in 18 districts of the state affected by cyclone Phailin and floods.

BJD urges Pranab to direct Centre to assist Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 17:38

MLAs and Ministers in the BJD government on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee through Governor S C Jamir alleging neglect by the Centre in providing assistance to calamity ravaged Odisha.