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Sex on false promise of marriage not rape: Orissa High Court

Sex on false promise of marriage not rape: Orissa High Court

The case related to the arrest of a student from Koraput district of Odisha under rape charges on a complaint by a 19-year-old tribal woman in November last year. 

May 24, 2020, 15:41 PM IST
Odisha receives Rs 500-cr interim aid from Centre for restoration work post-Cyclone Amphan

Odisha receives Rs 500-cr interim aid from Centre for restoration work post-Cyclone Amphan

Cyclone-battered Odisha has received Rs 500 crore from the Centre as advance assistance for restoration work, a senior official said.

May 24, 2020, 09:19 AM IST
22 parties call upon Centre, seek declaration of cyclone Amphan as natural calamity

22 parties call upon Centre, seek declaration of cyclone Amphan as natural calamity

The leaders of the 22 parties, who met through video-conferencing, passed a resolution in this regard and said relief and rehabilitation should be the topmost priority at this juncture.

May 22, 2020, 16:48 PM IST
After Bengal, PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone Amphan-hit areas in Odisha

After Bengal, PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone Amphan-hit areas in Odisha

The Prime Minister was received by CM Patnaik and Governor Ganeshi Lal on arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport.

May 22, 2020, 15:49 PM IST
Cyclone Amphan: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik speaks to Mamata Banerjee over damage, assures support

Cyclone Amphan: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik speaks to Mamata Banerjee over damage, assures support

The Chief Minister conveyed Odisha's absolute solidarity with the people of West Bengal in this hour of crisis.

May 22, 2020, 13:21 PM IST
Cyclone Amphan to make landfall on May 20, West Bengal, Odisha evacuate lakhs of people

Cyclone Amphan to make landfall on May 20, West Bengal, Odisha evacuate lakhs of people

The governments of West Bengal and Odisha worked overtime on Tuesday (May 19) to evacuate lakhs of people from coastal and low-lying areas to shelters as Cyclone Amphan - moving at a speed of 180 km/

May 20, 2020, 06:02 AM IST
Cyclone Amphan: Lakhs evacuated, 41 NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, West Bengal; Assam on high alert

Cyclone Amphan: Lakhs evacuated, 41 NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, West Bengal; Assam on high alert

The cyclone, which will make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coast most likely on May 20 afternoon, has already started triggering rainfall in several states.

May 19, 2020, 22:08 PM IST
Cyclone Amphan approaches Odisha coast — States likely to be hit after it makes a landfall

Cyclone Amphan approaches Odisha coast — States likely to be hit after it makes a landfall

Cyclone Amphan, which has intensified into an extremely super cyclone, is all set to make the landfall on Wednesday afternoon. The cyclone is rapidly moving towards the coasts of West Bengal and

May 19, 2020, 15:23 PM IST
Odisha, West Bengal start evacuation of people due to Cyclone Amphan threat

Odisha, West Bengal start evacuation of people due to Cyclone Amphan threat

Odisha government has started evacuating 11 lakh people from coastal areas in view of the warning of strong winds and heavy rains due to cyclone Amphan. The government authotiries are trasnporting

May 19, 2020, 06:14 AM IST
Cyclone Amphan races towards West Bengal, Odisha; PM reviews situation, 37 NDRF teams deployed

Cyclone Amphan races towards West Bengal, Odisha; PM reviews situation, 37 NDRF teams deployed

Extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' on Monday turned into a super cyclonic storm, only the second over the Bay of Bengal in two decades, and is spiralling towards Indian shores, prompting West

May 18, 2020, 23:06 PM IST
Cyclone Amphan turns severe, Bhubaneswar-New Delhi trains' route diverted till May 21

Cyclone Amphan turns severe, Bhubaneswar-New Delhi trains' route diverted till May 21

In the wake of the threat posted by cyclone Amphan, the Indian Railways on Monday said that the New Delhi-Bhubaneswar special train will run on a diverted route for the next four days.

May 18, 2020, 18:27 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meet on Cyclone Amphan, says 'praying for everyone's safety'

PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meet on Cyclone Amphan, says 'praying for everyone's safety'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair a high-level meeting with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Monday (May 18) to review the

May 18, 2020, 15:18 PM IST
Cyclone Amphan intensifies into severe cyclonic storm; heavy rains, high-velocity wind predicted in Odisha, West Bengal

Cyclone Amphan intensifies into severe cyclonic storm; heavy rains, high-velocity wind predicted in Odisha, West Bengal

Under its impact, the coastal districts of Gangetic West Bengal, including North and South 24 Parganas, Kolkata, East and West Midnapore, Howrah and Hooghly are likely to experience light to moderate

May 17, 2020, 17:45 PM IST
NDRF deploys additional teams in Odisha, West Bengal as Cyclone Amphan closes in

NDRF deploys additional teams in Odisha, West Bengal as Cyclone Amphan closes in

Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall, accompanied by high-speed winds and tidal waves are expected along the coast of West Bengal and Odisha. 

May 17, 2020, 13:04 PM IST
Odisha urges Centre to suspend Shramik special trains from May 18 for 3 days due to cyclone Amphan

Odisha urges Centre to suspend Shramik special trains from May 18 for 3 days due to cyclone Amphan

Hours after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned that the cyclonic storm Amphan is very likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours and into a very severe

May 17, 2020, 08:31 AM IST
Cyclone Amphan: About 7 lakh people likely to be affected

Cyclone Amphan: About 7 lakh people likely to be affected

According to Odisha govt, around seven lakh people in 649 villages along the sea coast are likely to be severely affected due to the cyclone Amphan.

May 16, 2020, 20:48 PM IST
Cyclone Amphan to intensify over Bay of Bengal on May 16; rains expected in Andamans, Odisha, West Bengal: IMD

Cyclone Amphan to intensify over Bay of Bengal on May 16; rains expected in Andamans, Odisha, West Bengal: IMD

On May 14, the weather office dispatched an alert on the brewing storm, Cyclone Amphan, to the National Disaster Response Force and the chief secretaries of eight states and Union Territories.

May 15, 2020, 13:49 PM IST
Bharosa helpline launched in Odisha to help students relieve their distress amid COVID-19

Bharosa helpline launched in Odisha to help students relieve their distress amid COVID-19

Outlining the efforts of his ministry in safeguarding the future of students, Ramesh Pokhriyal emphasized the steps taken with regard to the new academic calendar and virtual mode of education.

May 11, 2020, 22:54 PM IST
Puri Rath Yatra: MHA says Odisha govt to decide on chariot construction amid COVID-19 lockdown

Puri Rath Yatra: MHA says Odisha govt to decide on chariot construction amid COVID-19 lockdown

In a letter to the Odisha government, the Home Ministry said the activity of chariot construction was allowed to be undertaken in the 'Ratha Khala', which is situated on both sides of the Grand Road

May 07, 2020, 21:31 PM IST
Odisha govt announces Rs 15 lakh aid to kin of journalists dying due to COVID-19

Odisha govt announces Rs 15 lakh aid to kin of journalists dying due to COVID-19

The Centre had also issued an advisory to media establishments to take adequate safety measures for journalists.

Apr 27, 2020, 19:28 PM IST