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Cyclone Fani

Naveen Patnaik meets PM Narendra Modi, seeks Rs 5,000 crore assistance package

The assistance package sought by Patnaik is meant for carrying out rehabilitation and restoration work after Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in Odisha in late April.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Cyclone-ravaged Odisha seeks donation from foreigners, NRIs

Odisha govt is seeking help from foreign nationals and NRIs to rebuild the state after cyclone Fani ravaged it.

May 21, 2019, 00:02 AM IST

NEET exam, postponed due to Cyclone Fani, to be held in Odisha today

The NEET exam was scheduled to be held on May 5.

May 20, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Cyclone Fani: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 100 crore package for street vendors, farmers

Apart from agriculture input subsidy, support for tree plantations and seedings announced earlier, cash assistance of Rs 500 per damaged coconut tree will be provided to the affected farmers, subject to a limit of 25 trees per farmer.

May 18, 2019, 23:37 PM IST

Odisha's five-year plantation drive plan for green cover loss in Cyclone Fani

Odisha government has prepared a massive plantation drive to create a green barricade along the coast as more than 20 lakh trees were destroyed in cyclone Fani that pounded the state at a wind speed of about 200 kmph, officials said Saturday.

May 18, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Better machines, manpower need of the hour in disaster-prone Odisha

Presiding over the Executive Council of Disaster Management (ECDM) meeting on Thursday, Chief Secretary AP Padhi said that Odisha's disaster management should be more effective in future.

May 17, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

Odisha: 12 days after Cyclone Fani, power supply restored at Puri's Jagannath Temple

There had been no electricity in the temple since the time severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' made landfall in Puri .

May 16, 2019, 07:06 AM IST

Cyclone Fani: Housing and Urban Department estimates Rs 525 cr infrastructure damage

The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday.

May 15, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik writes to PM Narendra Modi, requests sanction of five lakh PMAY houses for cyclone-hit Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking help from the Centre for the state in view of the large-scale destruction by Cyclone Fani in the coastal areas. 

May 13, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

Central teams arrives in Odisha to assess damage by Cyclone Fani

The central team will visit Puri and Khurda districts, the worst affected by the cyclone, on May 13 and 14. 

May 13, 2019, 06:45 AM IST

Cyclone Fani: Death toll in Odisha rises to 64

The 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm had landfall in Puri with wind speed of up to 240 kmph on May 3.

May 12, 2019, 21:55 PM IST

Thunderstorm warning issued in five districts of Odisha

Light rainfall and gusty wind at a speed of 40 kmph are also likely in one or two areas of these districts.

May 12, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

8 days without power, water, protests break out in Cyclone Fani-hit Odisha

Cyclone Fani battered the coastal districts on May 3 but only half of the over 4.5 lakh electricity consumers in Bhubaneswar have got power supply back at a time when the state is sizzled under intense heat wave.

May 11, 2019, 06:36 AM IST

DishTV and D2H extend their support to Cyclone-hit Odisha, set up free service camps for customers

Under the free service camp, DishTV and D2H technicians will repair and restore the damaged set-top-box and outdoor units.

May 09, 2019, 19:30 PM IST

IMD issues heatwave warning in Chhattisgarh for next 48 hours

In Chhattisgarh, all major cities are experiencing a maximum temperature of 40 degrees or above.

May 09, 2019, 09:02 AM IST

Death toll in Odisha due to Cyclone Fani rises to 41; massive damage to power infrastructure

Singh added that work for the restoration of power infrastructure is being done on a war footing.

May 08, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

Kerala contributes Rs 10 crore towards relief work in Cyclone Fani-hit Odisha

Kerala will contribute Rs 10 crore towards relief work in Cyclone Fani-affected Odisha, said state chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The amount will be released from the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund.

May 08, 2019, 13:00 PM IST

Cyclone Fani affected over 1 crore people in Odisha, claimed 37 lives

Union Minister and BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday visited cyclone hit areas to take stock of the situation.

May 08, 2019, 06:32 AM IST

HRD Ministry extends JEE-Advanced registration deadline for aspirants in Cyclone Fani-hit Odisha

The HRD Ministry has also directed IIT Bhubaneswar to help the aspirants from Odisha for online registration as it has fully functional internet connection.

May 07, 2019, 23:47 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: IMFA commits Rs 75 lakhs for relief efforts in Odisha

The organisation said that it will also make efforts at the local level to help the state.

May 07, 2019, 23:08 PM IST