Bhubaneswar/UNI: The activists of the Bhubaneswar District Youth Congress in Odisha on Tuesday blocked the Janpath near Master canteen in protest against hike in prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas and other essential commodities.
New Delhi/IBNS: The coastal areas of north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining Odisha have been put on high alert as Cyclone 'Gulab' is all set to make landfall on Sunday evening.
Hyderabad/UNI: The cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’ (pronounced as Gul-Aab) over Northwest and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal moved nearly westwards with a speed of 7 kmph in the last six hours and is likely to cross north Andhra Pradesh- South Odisha coast on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar/IBNS: An elephant rescue operation turned tragic as Odisha's noted journalist Arindam Das died after drowning in the Mahanadi River while covering the rescue operation on Friday, according to local media.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: Two security personnel were injured and airlifted to Bhubaneswar during a fierce exchange of fire between police and the Maoists inside the Uma forest bordering Boudh- Kandhamal districts in Odisha on Saturday.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday launched three-day long agitation across the state in protest against irregularities in the allotment of pucca houses to ineligible beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Odisha government on Wednesday announced partial lockdown in the entire state till July 1 but made more relaxations in 17 districts categorized as “A” where the positivity rate has come down to less than five percent.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: A senior Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire between the security personnel and the Red rebels inside Jhansi reserve forest near Bhanjagunda village under Padampur Police station of Bargarh district this morning.
Bhubaneswar/IBNS: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written a letter to his counterparts from various states urging them to achieve a consensus on asking the central government to procure anti-COVID-19 vaccines and distribute them among states.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday visit Odisha and West Bengal, which have been hit by cyclone Yaas, to assess the damage caused by the calamity.
Balasore/UNI: The cyclone Yass left a trail of devastation when it passed through Bahanaga and part of Balasore town Wednesday morning.
Kolkata/UNI: Very severe cyclonic storm Yaas destroyed tens of thousands of mud houses in eastern India on Wednesday, forcing the closure of the busiest regional airport in the city.
New Delhi/IBN: Very severe Cyclone Yaas is likely to make landfall on the West Bengal-Odisha coast in the early morning of Wednesday, with a wind speed of up to 185 km per hour.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: Over 60,000 people were evacuated by 1000 hours today from the vulnerable areas of coastal Odisha as severe cyclonic storm Yaas over Bay of Bengal further intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm and likely to move further close to Chandbali- Dhamra port.
Guwahati/IBNS: In view of the latest advisory of IMD, eight teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Guwahati were airlifted to Odisha for search and rescue operations in view of impending Cyclonic Yaas in Bay of Bangal.