Puri/IBNS: The famous pilgrim and beach town of Odisha, Puri, has become the first city in India to achieve 24 x 7 safe drinking water from taps as laid down by the Indian Quality Standards of IS 10500.
Puri/UNI: Six people including two safai lady workers, were injured in a wild boar attack on Sunday morning in Swargadwar area of the city.
Puri/UNI: Over two hundred carpenters including black Smith's, roopakaras, Bhoi servitors, dorzis (tailors) and Biswakarmas engaged in construction of three chariots for annual Car Festival will remain in isolation for about fortyfive days.
New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar/Kolkata, May 3 (IBNS): The very severe cyclonic storm Fani is very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and weaken further into a 'severe cyclonic storm' in the next six hours, officials said on Friday.
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (UNI) The land fall impact of extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani has started this morning and the cyclone Fani is moving north northeastwards and cross Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali close to Puri with maximum sustained wind speed of 170-180 kmph gusting to 200 kmph.
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IBNS): Cyclone Fani on Friday hit the Odisha coast as impact of its landfall has already started, officials said.
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, May 3 (IBNS): Odisha state administration have removed nearly 11 lakh people to safety as cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall in Odisha's Puri town on Friday, reports said.
Puri, May 1 (IBNS): Odisha has been kept on high-alert as Cyclone Fani, which has now turned into an "extremely severe cyclonic storm", is likely to cross the Odisha coast, close to Puri city on Friday, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.