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Fani winds bare chinks in Odisha's post disaster management

Bhubaneswar: Despite only around 10 per cent of mobile towers in the Capital city getting damaged by gusty winds of Fani on May 3, the telecom network in the city stands completely disrupted till date. And telco majors blame the network outages on power blackout in the city since Friday last. However, some semblance of […]

'Evacuations, warning reduced Hudhud loss'

United Nations: A UN report says “timely and massive evacuation saved lives” during Cyclone Hudhud that slammed coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last October, leaving only 41 dead in a disaster of that magnitude. Overall, major disasters last year cost India 1,322 lives and $27 billion in damages, the UN Economic and Social Commission for […]

Parliamentary Standing committee visits Ganjam district

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs today visited different villages in cyclone-battered Ganjam district and assessed the relief and rehabilitation measures taken by the state government in the aftermath of the natural calamities like Phailin and Hudhud