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Puri beach to become Asia's first with Blue Flag certification

The tag is given to environment-friendly and clean beaches which are equipped with amenities of international standards for tourists.

Jun 06, 2019, 12:50 PM 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

Naveen Patnaik writes to Rajnath Singh on Fani, seeks relaxation of norms for central assistance

Patnaik said the power infrastructure in Puri and parts of other coastal districts has been extensively damaged in the cyclone that killed at least 64 people.

May 16, 2019, 23:54 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

67 thousands family suffers due to Fani cyclone in East Midnapore

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful tropical storm to hit India in 20 years, hit East Midnapore district of West Bengal very badly, it effects daily life of 67 thousands family. watch video...

May 04, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Fani cyclone destroyed a village in Bankura West Bengal

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful tropical storm to hit India in 20 years, destroyed a village in Bankura district of West Bengal. watch video...

May 04, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Cyclone Fani Impact: old tree falls on a taxi shop and electric poll

Fani cyclone creates problem for people of Durgapur. An old tree fallen due to speedy winds of Fani. Old tree falls on a taxi shop and electric poll. watch video...

May 04, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

watch Drone visual from puri after cyclonic storm Fani

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful tropical storm to hit India in 20 years, pummeled through coastal Odisha with wind speeds of over 200 kmph on Friday but failed to cause widespread death and destruction due to massive pre-emptive measures taken by the state government and other agencies. watch drone visual from puri after cyclonic storm Fani.

May 04, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Cyclone Fani Impact: flood like situation in coastal Odisha

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful tropical storm to hit India in 20 years, pummeled through coastal Odisha with wind speeds of over 200 kmph on Friday but failed to cause widespread death and destruction due to massive pre-emptive measures taken by the state government and other agencies. watch the aerial survey of area after flood like situation...

May 04, 2019, 09:14 AM IST

Cyclone Fani: 3 Killed as ‘Extremely Severe’ Storm Hits Odisha

Cyclone Fani made landfall at Odisha’s Puri on Friday. Currently, safety steps are being taken to evacuate over a million people as the storm is heading towards the eastern coast of the country. To deal with any kind of exigency, the Indian Coast Guard has positioned 34 disaster relief teams at different spots and has also deployed four ships. Watch this video to know more.

May 03, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

cyclone fani impact: Kalinga stadium roof blown off

Kalinga stadium roof blown off due to cyclone fani. The rescue and relief agencies in Odisha are on high alert in view of Cyclone Fani. The landfall process of the extremely severe cyclone began nearly at 8 am on Friday close to Puri in Odisha, winds blowing at a maximum speed of 240-245 km per hour and heavy to very heavy rains are continuing over the coastal areas, the IMD said.

May 03, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Windspeed at over 250KM per hour

Cyclone Fani makes landfall at Odisha’s Puri on Friday. Currently, safety steps are being taken to evacuate over a million people as the storm is heading towards the eastern coast of the country. To deal with any kind of exigency, the Indian Coast Guard has positioned 34 disaster relief teams at different spots and has also deployed four ships.

May 03, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Cyclone Fani updates: Fani heading towards West Bengal

Cyclone Fani makes landfall at Odisha’s Puri on Friday. Currently, safety steps are being taken to evacuate over a million people as the storm is heading towards the eastern coast of the country. To deal with any kind of exigency, the Indian Coast Guard has positioned 34 disaster relief teams at different spots and has also deployed four ships.

May 03, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Safety steps are being taken to evacuate people

Cyclone Fani makes landfall at Odisha’s Puri on Friday. Currently, safety steps are being taken to evacuate over a million people as the storm is heading towards the eastern coast of the country. To deal with any kind of exigency, the Indian Coast Guard has positioned 34 disaster relief teams at different spots and has also deployed four ships.

May 03, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Odisha woman delivers baby girl in Bhubaneswar hospital as Cyclone Fani makes landfall

The woman, who delivered the newborn child, is an employee working as a helper at Coach Repair Workshop in Mancheswar.

May 03, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha, strong winds and rain hit the region

The landfall process of the extremely severe cyclone Fani began on Friday morning with strong winds and rain hitting Puri district in Odisha. Strong winds have also hit Bhubaneswar. The rescue and relief agencies in Odisha are on high alert in view of Cyclone Fani. In the wake of the cyclonic storm, the Odisha administration has evacuated over 11 lakh people from the vulnerable districts since Thursday. More than 3 lakh people have been evacuated from Ganjam district alone, followed by 1.3 lakh from Puri district.

May 03, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee cancels all public rallies as West Bengal braces for Cyclone Fani

The CM has also directed the state authorities to closely monitor the situation from Midnapore.

May 03, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Cyclone Fani hits Odisha’s Puri

The rescue and relief agencies in Odisha are on high alert in view of Cyclone Fani. The landfall process of the extremely severe cyclone began nearly at 8 am on Friday close to Puri in Odisha, with the area recording a wind speed of 145 kilometres per hour, the IMD said.

May 03, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi urges Congress workers to help people affected by Cyclone Fani

Extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' made landfall in Puri on Odisha coast Friday morning.

May 03, 2019, 10:22 AM IST