Ahead of the impending cyclone Yaas which is likely to hit Odisha coast later next week, administration in the coastal Odisha districts of Jajpur and Kendrapara held preparatory meetings to deal with the situation, on Friday.
Odisha will see cyclone Yaas rain from the night of May 25. On landfall day, Balasore will record gusting wind at 100kmph. Bhubaneswar may record 60kmph gusting wind.
As per Regional Specialised Metrological Centre, New Delhi, there is convergence among all models that cyclone ‘Yaas’ will take north west course. This is where Odisha comes into picture.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.
A pal of gloom engulfed Durgadevipada village under Rajkanika block of Kendrapara district after Sanjay Kumar Nayak, who had tied the knot on May 9, passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on the 5th day of his marriage.
Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.
Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.
After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases, Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours, causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.
Ranjan and his wife were arrested from Bhubaneswar and the child was rescued unharmed within 24 hours of his family lodging a police complaint.
Several places across Odisha especially coastal parts are likely to experience thunderstorm activities including light to moderate rain accompanied by gusty surface winds on Tuesday.
The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.
Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.
A total of 1.48 crore baby turtles of the endangered Olive Ridley species have emerged out of the eggshells at the Gahirmatha beach in Kendrapara district.
An 11-year-old boy and his three years old sister died after a venomous snake bit them while they were asleep last night at Govindpur village under Aul police limits in the district.
Cuttack: A woman has given birth to a baby having two heads and three hands at a private nursing home in Kendrapara district on Sunday, doctors said. The newborn with…
Kendrapara: Police claimed to have arrested three persons in connection with the brutal assault on a woman that took place at Kora village under Nikirai police station in the district…
Kendrapara: Tension gripped Kora village under the Nikirai police station in the district on Saturday after some villagers allegedly stripped a woman naked and brutally assaulted her following a dispute with her neighbours. A video of the barbaric attack which was captured in a mobile phone by some villagers has gone viral on the social […]
Kendrapara: The mortal remains of Kendrapara resident Prabhat Kumar Barik, who died in Doha, Quatar last month, was brought to Bhubaneswar on Wednesday evening following personal intervention of senior leader and BJP National Vice-President Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda. According to reports, Prabhat was working as a wielding mechanic in a private company in Doha. On March […]
Kendrapara: The Odisha Forest Department has undertaken an exercise to demarcate the Gahirmatha Wildlife Sanctuary, widely regarded as the world’s largest habitat for Olive Ridley sea turtles, by installing floating buoys to ensure the safety of marine animals. The installation work of the buoys along the boundary of the sanctuary to prevent entry of fishing […]
Kendrapara: A tutor has been arrested for allegedly beating two class-III students at Purusottampur under Marshaghai police limits in Kendrapara district on Sunday. The accused, Rajendra Rout was nabbed following a complaint lodged by a guardian at Marshaghai police station. Rout has been forwarded to court today, police said. According to reports, Manabaditya Dash (9) […]
Kendrapara: In a gruesome act of violence, a man on Sunday allegedly set his elder brother on fire over land dispute in Jhadamal village under Rajkanika Police limits in the district. As per the reports, one Pabitra Pradhan poured petrol on his elder brother Bichitra Pradhan in a bid to kill him while he was […]
Kendrapara: A three-member panel constituted by Orissa High Court Saturday made a field trip to Gahirmatha marine sanctuary here and assessed the measures taken for the conservation of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles, forest officials said. The panel comprises wildlife and environment activist Kartik Shankar, the director (environment) Sushant Nanda and advocate Mohit Agarwal made […]
Kendrapara: At least ten passengers were injured after the bus they were travelling in overturned near Khumbaruni in Mahakalpara in the district. Carrying over 50 persons, the bus was reportedly en-route to Bhubaneswar from Kendrapara when the driver of the bus lost control over the vehicle near Khumbaruni resulting in the mishap. Meanwhile, the injured […]
Kendrapara: Despite the erosion of Gahirmatha Beach in Kendrapara district, wildlife officials are optimistic about the convergence of lakhs of Olive Ridley turtles on the nesting ground for mass nesting any time within a fortnight. Notwithstanding the eroded physical profile of the nesting beach at the Nasi-II Island, a large turnout of female turtles for […]