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Facebook activates 'I am safe' option as Cyclone Fani wreaks havoc in Odisha

The 'I am safe' option will help users to know more about people in affected areas. 

May 03, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Chaos among passengers as Kolkata airport closed till Saturday

The shutdown of flights has led to a big confusion among the passengers who are stranded at the Kolkata airport.

May 03, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

Indian Navy's P8I, Dornier aircraft to undertake aerial survey to assess impact of Cyclone Fani in Odisha

Navy has already deployed its ships with relief material and medical teams so that it can launch rescue operation after the cyclone hits the coastline of Odisha.

May 03, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

Agni-IV, nuke-capable ballistic missile with 4000-km strike range, successfully test fired off Odisha coast

India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4000-km, from Balasore test range in Odisha.

Jan 02, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into cyclonic storm

A depression over east-central Bay of Bengal moved east-north-eastwards, intensified into a deep depression today and lay centered over Bay of Bengal.

Oct 23, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

India's new developed surface-to-air missile likely to be test-launched today

The newly developed surface-to-air missile is a product of joint venture between India and Israel.

Jun 29, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

Odisha may get rain, thundershower, gusty surface winds in next 24 hours

A total of 14 places in the state recorded temperature above 40 degrees Celsius out of which five places recorded temperature above 42 degrees.

May 16, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

India test fires nuclear-capable Dhanush missile

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off the Odisha coast, said sources.

Nov 24, 2015, 18:41 PM IST

Nuke-powered long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV test-fired off Odisha coast

Nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV was fired from a test range off the Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the armed forces.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

Green belt plantation along Odisha coastline

The Odisha government has decided to take up green belt plantation along the saline embankments to protect the environment and sea-erosion off the Odisha coast.

Sep 05, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

OPCC sets up disaster management committee, opens control room

With the very severe cyclonic storm heading towards Odisha coast, the Congress constituted a three-tier disaster management committee.

Oct 10, 2013, 22:14 PM IST

India`s missile test-firing range faces erosion

Changing sand patterns around India`s lone missile test-firing range at Wheeler Island off Odisha coast is causing serious concern for DRDO.

May 11, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Olive Ridley Turtles mass nesting begins in Odisha coast

A record number of over 3 lakh Olive Ridley turtles have laid eggs in Odisha coast within a span of only one week, officials said today.

Feb 20, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

The crocs of Bhitarkanika: A problem of plenty?

From a strength of 96 crocodiles in 1976, the population now stands at 1,646.

May 21, 2012, 11:53 AM IST

Baby olive ridley turtles making a beeline towards sea

About 1.68 lakh turtles had arrived at Nasi-2 nesting ground from March 20 - March 28 to lay eggs on the sandy beach.

May 07, 2012, 13:58 PM IST

Alert sounded along Odisha coast

An alert was sounded along
the Odisha coast on Wednesday with warnings issued to fishermen and
people following the massive earthquake off Sumatra coast.

Apr 11, 2012, 22:59 PM IST