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'Cyclone Fani caused great devastation in several districts of Odisha'

'Cyclone Fani caused great devastation in several districts of Odisha'

Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi asserted that though the cyclone period is over, it caused great devastation in Puri, Bhubaneswar and other places in the state. 

May 05, 2019, 00:22 AM IST
Railways will resume train services from Bhubaneswar on Sunday

Railways will resume train services from Bhubaneswar on Sunday

The Bhubaneshwar-Tirupati Express and Visakhapatnam Intercity Express have been cancelled due to the non-availability of pairing trains.

May 04, 2019, 23:05 PM IST
Cyclone Fani: Indian Navy Chief-designate Vice Admiral Karambir Singh visits Odisha's INS Chilka to review situation

Cyclone Fani: Indian Navy Chief-designate Vice Admiral Karambir Singh visits Odisha's INS Chilka to review situation

In the aftermath of Cyclone Fani devastating Odisha, Indian Navy Chief-designate Vice Admiral Karambir Singh on Saturday visited INS Chilka naval base to review the situation.

May 04, 2019, 21:30 PM IST
Cyclone Fani: IAF sends three C130Js for relief missions

Cyclone Fani: IAF sends three C130Js for relief missions

The aircraft will carry approximately 45 tonnes of relief material including medicines for the cyclone hit locations.

May 04, 2019, 19:42 PM IST
Over 70 flights cancelled across Northeast due to Cyclone Fani

Over 70 flights cancelled across Northeast due to Cyclone Fani

Cyclone Fani is expected to lash Assam and other parts of the region on Saturday.

May 04, 2019, 17:40 PM IST
Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to rail infrastructure in Puri; several special trains put in service

Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to rail infrastructure in Puri; several special trains put in service

The railways have ordered that no trains will ply on the rail route towards Puri till at least May 10.

May 04, 2019, 16:57 PM IST
We are restoring critical infrastructure, says CM Naveen Patnaik as Cyclone Fani batters Odisha

We are restoring critical infrastructure, says CM Naveen Patnaik as Cyclone Fani batters Odisha

"Fani was one of the rarest of rare summer cyclones – the first one in 43 years to hit Odisha and one of the three to hit in the last 150 years,” the CM said.

May 04, 2019, 15:35 PM IST
NEET UG 2019 exam postponed in Odisha in wake of Cyclone Fani, new dates to be announced soon

NEET UG 2019 exam postponed in Odisha in wake of Cyclone Fani, new dates to be announced soon

NEET 2019 exam, scheduled for May 5, postponed in Odisha over Cyclone Fani. New dates to be announced soon.

May 04, 2019, 13:28 PM IST
Cyclone Fani claims four more lives in Odisha's Jajpur, death toll reaches 15

Cyclone Fani claims four more lives in Odisha's Jajpur, death toll reaches 15

The total death toll due to Cyclone Fani has reached 15. 

May 04, 2019, 12:39 PM IST
Cyclone Fani: PM Narendra Modi speaks to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, assures full support from Centre

Cyclone Fani: PM Narendra Modi speaks to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, assures full support from Centre

PM has assured full support from Centre to the Odisha govt.

May 04, 2019, 08:51 AM IST
Cyclone Fani: Flight operations from Bhubaneswar to resume at 1 pm on Saturday, says AAI

Cyclone Fani: Flight operations from Bhubaneswar to resume at 1 pm on Saturday, says AAI

A team of Airports Authority of India (AAI) carried out an assessment at Bhubaneswar Airport after Cyclone Fani's gradual withdrawal asserting that the city will resume flight operations from

May 04, 2019, 00:36 AM IST
Cyclone Fani: IOC ensures uninterrupted fuel supply in Odisha, West Bengal

Cyclone Fani: IOC ensures uninterrupted fuel supply in Odisha, West Bengal

The company said its operations are largely normal across the two eastern states and it continues to supply.

May 03, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, death toll 10, massive loss of property

Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, death toll 10, massive loss of property

The cyclone made landfall near Puri at around 8 am on Friday. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who reviewed the situation, said Puri district suffered huge damage. 

May 03, 2019, 23:39 PM IST
AIIMS PG exam in Bhubaneswar cancelled due to Cyclone Fani

AIIMS PG exam in Bhubaneswar cancelled due to Cyclone Fani

AIIMS PG 2019 examination was scheduled for May 5, Sunday.

May 03, 2019, 23:30 PM IST
Eight dead after Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik reviews situation

Eight dead after Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik reviews situation

Cyclone Fani made landfall around 8 am in Puri, with roaring winds flattening huts, enveloping the pilgrim town in sheets of rain, and submerging homes.

May 03, 2019, 22:19 PM IST
Cyclone Fani: Aerial survey shows massive devastation around Odisha's Puri

Cyclone Fani: Aerial survey shows massive devastation around Odisha's Puri

The rooftop of the Puri Railway Station was found to be blown away.

May 03, 2019, 22:06 PM IST
Cyclone Fani wreaks havoc in Bhubaneswar; major damage at airport, college bus overturns

Cyclone Fani wreaks havoc in Bhubaneswar; major damage at airport, college bus overturns

In view of Cyclone Fani, all flights to and from Bhubaneswar have been cancelled for 24 hours starting midnight of May 3.

May 03, 2019, 18:19 PM IST
Cyclone Fani: DGCA will issue revised advisories to airlines as and when necessary, says Suresh Prabhu

Cyclone Fani: DGCA will issue revised advisories to airlines as and when necessary, says Suresh Prabhu

Taking to Twitter, he also added that aviation regulator DGCA will issue revised advisories to airlines as and when necessary.

May 03, 2019, 17:21 PM IST
Cyclone Fani: Indian Coast Guard ship Shaunak heads to Odisha coast for relief, rescue operations

Cyclone Fani: Indian Coast Guard ship Shaunak heads to Odisha coast for relief, rescue operations

The Indian Coast Guard tweeted a video of the ship proceeding to carry out the operations with relief material onboard. 

May 03, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
WATCH: Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to AIIMS Bhubaneswar, roof of hostel blown away

WATCH: Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to AIIMS Bhubaneswar, roof of hostel blown away

The strong winds also lashed at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bhubaneswar causing extensive damage to the structure.

May 03, 2019, 16:42 PM IST