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Diesel costs more than petrol in this city

Diesel costs more than petrol in this city

With diesel becoming costlier than petrol in Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal and the opposition Congress Sunday blamed the "faulty" policy of the central government for the rise in price of

Oct 22, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Cyclone Titli: Death toll increases to 61 in Odisha, restoration work underway

Cyclone Titli: Death toll increases to 61 in Odisha, restoration work underway

The death toll on Saturday rose to 61 in Odisha after Cyclone Titli had earlier struck the state, causing damage of worth Rs 2,200 crore. 

Oct 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Odisha cyclone and flood loss rises to Rs 2,765 crore

Odisha cyclone and flood loss rises to Rs 2,765 crore

The Odisha government on Thursday said cyclone Titli and subsequent floods caused a loss of about Rs 2,765 crore and affected 60.11 lakh people.

Oct 18, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Death toll rises to 57 in Odisha, govt steps up restoration work

Cyclone Titli: Death toll rises to 57 in Odisha, govt steps up restoration work

The death toll on Wednesday rose to 57 in Odisha after Cyclone Titli had earlier struck the state, causing damage of worth Rs 2,200 crore. 

Oct 17, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 52, Odisha stares at Rs 2,200-crore loss

Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 52, Odisha stares at Rs 2,200-crore loss

The death toll in Odisha due to Cyclone Titli and subsequent floods has climbed to 52. Authorities are in the process of verifying 10 more cases who went missing in a landslide in Gajapati district.

Oct 17, 2018, 14:56 PM IST
Will be more reflective and mature: Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple apologises

Will be more reflective and mature: Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple apologises

Defending himself, he said that he loves Odisha and has often heaped praises on the state.

Oct 17, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Flood situation improves in Odisha; death toll climbs to 24

Flood situation improves in Odisha; death toll climbs to 24

The flood situation in Odisha improved slightly while the death toll touches 24 on Sunday.

Oct 14, 2018, 20:50 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Special Relief Commissioner BP Sethi sanctions 4 lakh for kin of killed in Odisha's landslides

Cyclone Titli: Special Relief Commissioner BP Sethi sanctions 4 lakh for kin of killed in Odisha's landslides

Special Relief Commissioner BP Sethi in Odisha sanctioned relief funds on Sunday for people who lost their lives in a landslide in Mahendragiri hills.  

Oct 14, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
12 killed in landslide in cyclone Titli-hit Odisha

12 killed in landslide in cyclone Titli-hit Odisha

The toll could increase further as three others are feared trapped under the debris.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:19 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Odisha CM announces 15-day relief for affected families in flood-hit districts

Cyclone Titli: Odisha CM announces 15-day relief for affected families in flood-hit districts

On an average, a family of four members will be assisted with more than Rs 3000 as a relief.

Oct 13, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
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