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.
“There is no tomorrow in saving the Mother Nature. So, let’s start today”. With this Mantra, he has started his mission for green surrounding in 1983. Since then he had never looked back and have successfully grown hundreds of plants of various species in his surroundings.
In a nerve-chilling incident, a tribal couple managed to save their little child from the probable bite of a massive King Cobra inside their house after hour-long efforts.
Palpable tension prevailed at Badadalima village under Tiring Police limits here in Mayurbhanj district following a series of road accidents that left three dead late on Thursday night.
In a suspected case of suicide, a young couple was found hanging from a tree around 1 km away from Dhanasola village under Rasgovindpur police limits here in Mayurbhanj district on Friday.
The Town Police here claimed to have busted a fake foreign liquor bottling plant and detained two persons following a raid on the illegal industrial unit at Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday night.
A day after the allegations of gross mismanagement at Baripada Covid hospital surfaced, top official of State Health Department today said that the matter is being investigated by the district administration and appropriate action will be taken after probe
Allegations of gross mismanagement at Covid hospitals in Odisha have once again surfaced after some video clips and photos of the state of affairs at a Covid hospital went viral on social media recently
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
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.
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.
The situation at Similipal was brought under control by swift relief and restoration works taken up on war footing by the concerned district administration, NDRF personnel, forest and fire services departments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.
Even as cyclone ‘Yaas’ which crossed the north Odisha coast yesterday has weakened into a depression, the impact of the storm is still felt at several places in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore and adjoining districts with heavy wind and rain.
The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours.
As the Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas made landfall between Bhadrak and Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday morning, the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) warned the people of Mayurbhanj district to exercise extreme caution for the next 12 hours.
The very severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas' has crossed north Odisha coast at 20 km south of Balasore between 10 and 11.30AM today.
Very severe cyclonic storm Cyclone ‘Yaas’ started processing for landfall at around 9 am, which will continue till next three hours for completion.
The Director-General of India Meteorological Department Mrutyunjay Mohapatra has informed that the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas has made landfall on Odisha coast between north of Dhamra and south of Balasore at around 9 am today.
Move over Covid-19; Cyclone ‘Yaas’ is here! With the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ in the Bay of Bengal all set to wreak havoc on the northern coast, Corona has expectedly taken a backseat in the state.
Currently, Cyclone Yaas is having marginally unfavorable vertical wind shear. However, just prior to landfall, wind shear will turn supportive and Yaas to attain peak intensity