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Sabitri Festival
Shoppers In Odisha Throw Covid Norms To Wind On 'Sabitri' Eve

A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.

Pratap Sarangi
Odisha Govt Taking Casual Approach In Post-Cyclone Rehabilitation: Pratap Sarangi

Union Minister Pratap Sarangi today came down heavily on Odisha government for allegedly sitting silent after evacuating people during cyclone ‘Yaas’ that had hit the coast in north Odisha on May 26 leaving a trail of destruction.

Bus Turns Shelter For Cyclone Yaas-Hit Family In Odisha
Bus Turns Shelter For Cyclone Yaas-Hit Family In Odisha

For the family of Hemant Das, the sky was so blue and serene but on May 26, suddenly everything changed. Clouds darkened over their fate just like the sky when hostile winds and torrential downpour made their life miserable.

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PC In Odisha Due To Keen Surveillance, Says Top Health Offic
Odisha Logs 6,118 New Covid Cases & 41 Deaths

The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

Cyclone Yaas
Central Team Starts ‘Yaas’ Damage Assessment In Odisha

An Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) which reached Odisha on Sunday began field trips to the affected areas today to conduct an on-the-spot assessment of damages caused by cyclone ‘Yaas’.

BJP Leader Brutally Beaten To Death In Mayurbhanj
Road Rage: BJP Leader Brutally Beaten To Death In Mayurbhanj, 3 Arrested

Based on a written complaint at the Kaptipada Police Station by his family members, three persons have been arrested from Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday late night.

brown sugar
Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 2 cr Seized In Balasore, 3 Smugglers Held

Intensifying the crackdown against circulation of narcotics in the State, the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch seized huge quantities of brown sugar and arrested three smugglers at Jaleswar area in the district on Friday.

BJP
Odisha BJP Finds Lapses In Govt’s Cyclone Preparedness, Demands Early Compensation To Victims

Raising question over the State government's claims of smooth management of cyclone ‘Yaas’, the Odisha unit of BJP on Thursday alleged that the Revenue and Disaster Management department had not prepared itself, as required, much before the storm hit the coast.

damage in balasore due to Cyclone Yaas
Over 19 Lakh People Affected, 1 Dies Due To Cyclone Yaas In Balasore District

To be exact, as many as 19,23,699 living in 2,722 villages in the 12 blocks of Balasore district have been affected by Cyclone Yaas.

loot bid
Odisha: 2 Critical After Miscreants Open Fire During Loot Bid In Balasore

As many as two persons were injured critically after armed miscreants opened fire indiscriminately at them during a loot bid at a jeweller’s house at Saudu village under Soro police limits in Balasore district on late  Tuesday night.

Covid Cases
35 More Succumb To Covid-19 In Odisha, 8,313 New Cases In 24 Hours

Odisha registered 8,313 new cases on Monday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 7,64,997, informed the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department

Flood In Balasore
'Diarrhoea' Follows Cyclone In Marooned Balasore Villages

Days after Cyclone Yaas tore through Balasore and Bhadrak districts in Odisha, locals of Charigacchia Talasahi under Balasore Sadar block marooned by saline water are now allegedly infected by diarrhoea.

Covid cases
Odisha Logs 35 Deaths With 7K Plus New Covid Positive Cases 

The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.

PM Modi's Special Concern For Odisha - Prompt & Proactive
PM Modi's Special Concern For Odisha: Prompt & Proactive

It was in May last year when India was battling the first wave of Covid pandemic and no picture of any vaccine in sight, when the nature struck with super ferocity with a tropical cyclone, probably the strongest the country's eastern coast had faced since two decades ago, the Prime Minister turned his attention fast towards Odisha where the storm had brushed along causing major damages before wreaking havoc in Bengal. 

Odisha Cop Arrested For 'Raping' Woman Constable On Cyclone Yaas Duty
Odisha Cop Arrested For 'Raping' Woman Constable On Cyclone Yaas Duty

The matter came to the fore after the woman constable lodged a complaint in this regard at the Balasore Town Police Station on Friday.

Cyclone Yaas Restoration in Odisha
Cyclone Yaas: Roadways, Water Supply Restoration In Full Swing In Odisha

The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.

Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rainfall Likely To Trigger Medium Flood In Subarnarekha River
Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rainfall Likely To Trigger Medium Flood In Subarnarekha River

The water-level in the upper stream of Subarnarekha at Jamshola Ghat in West Bengal-Odisha border touched the danger-level at around 9 pm yesterday.

flood in Odisha
Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rain In Jharkhand Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Subarnarekhaha

Incessant rain under the impact of cyclone Yaas has triggered flood-like situation in Subarnarekha river which is flowing above the danger mark at Jamosala ghat in Balasore district. 

PM Modi Conducts Aerial Survey Of Cyclone-Hit Areas In Gujarat
PM Modi To Visit Cyclone-Hit Areas Of Odisha Tomorrow

Modi will first land in Bhubaneswar tomorrow and hold a review meeting. He will then proceed for an aerial survey in the affected areas of Balasore and Bhadrak.

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena
Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Moderate Flood In Baitarani River, 3 Lives Lost In Odisha

The inflow of water has increased in Budhabalanga and Subarnarekha rivers due to the cyclone-triggered rainfall but there are no chances of flood in these two rivers.

Odisha CM Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Cyclone Yaas-Hit Areas To Assess Damages 
Odisha CM Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Cyclone Yaas-Hit Areas To Assess Damages 

CM Naveen Patnaik has announced a seven-day relief for 128 villages in Balasore and Bhadrak districts that were marooned by the tidal surge and heavy downpour on Tuesday and Wednesday.

ARUN SAHOO
Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha Agriculture Minister Seeks Preliminary Damage Reports In 24 Hrs

A day after cyclone ‘Yaas’ ravaged the coastal districts especially Balasore, Bhadrak and Kendrapara in the State, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Department on Thursday sought a preliminary report on the damages from the concerned authorities.

Baitarani river
Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Aftermath: Baitarani In Spate, Others Flowing Below Danger Mark B

There is no threat  of flash flood in major rivers in northen Odisha as the water level is flowing below danger mark in several rivers other than Baitarani despite overnight rains under the impact of the cyclonic storm. 

Cyclone Yaas Restoration & Relief
Cyclone Yaas: Updates From Affected Regions In Odisha

Strong winds coupled with torrential rainfall in the wake of very severe cyclonic storm Yaas have wreaked havoc in several coastal and interior districts of Odisha. 

CM aerial survey
Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha CM To Conduct Aerial Survey In Worst-Hit Regions Today

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to conduct an aerial survey of cyclone ‘Yaas’-hit regions in Kendrapara, Balasore and Bhadrak district in the afternoon today.