In a tragic incident, three youths were killed after being washed away in the turbulent waters of Pattamundai Canal near Jagatpur Belamalia temple in Cuttack. The incident occurred on Wednesday night.
The four youths were returning home after watching Rupa Yatra in Choudwar when the incident occured.
As the coastal Odisha braces for another possible cyclone in May, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena has said that the State government is ready to face any eventuality with 17 NDRF teams, 20 ODRAF teams and 175 fire fighting teams who are on standby.
Rescue operations being carried out after a boat mishap in Mahanadi while rescuing a Tusker stuck in the river.
Bhubaneswar/Kochi: Taking a cue from Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF), Kerala Deputy General of Police Loknath Behera said that a disaster response force will be formed for the southern Indian state soon. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Behera said, “Soon a Kerala State Disaster Response Force will be formed like ODRAF to tackle […]
Sambalpur: A Class X student of Madnawati Public School in Sambalpur went missing in Mahanadi river near Chaunrpur ghat while taking bath today. The minor boy has been identified as 15-year-old Aman Kumar Paswan, the son of Dinesh Paswan of Sambalpur. As per reports, fire brigade and ODRAF teams reached the spot on being informed […]
Khurda/Ganjam: The toll in the boat capsize incident in Chilika Lake which took place Saturday evening has risen to six with recovery of the bodies of the four more missing persons today. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh for the kin of deceased and free medical treatment for all […]
Koraput: The family members of the two labourers who are still trapped under the debris after a portion of a hill collapsed at Bariput in Jeypore yesterday, lodged an FIR at Ranigarh police outpost today against the construction company. As per the complaint, the families of the two trapped labourers, Ghanshyam Guru of Deogarh district […]
Koraput: A massive operation is now underway at Bariput as two labourers are feared trapped under the debris that gathered after portion of a hill collapsed during stone mining on Thursday night. The incident occurred when the labourers were carrying out mining activities for the Telengiri irrigation project. Two JCB machines reportedly are lying under […]
Cuttack: Pranakrushna Muduli, the worker who was stuck inside a concrete pipe of a pumping station near the State police signal headquarters at Lower Police Colony here for around seven hours, was rescued alive by a team of ODRAF and fire officials. He has been rushed to SCB Medical College & Hospital here. The elderly […]
Paradip: The driver and the helper of a truck are still missing after the vehicle fell off a bridge over Mahanadi river near Bhutamundai in Paradip late last night. Personnel of the Kujang fire brigade unit and the Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) launched a rescue operation this morning after receiving information. Till last […]
Berhampur: Two engineering students went missing while taking bath at Sonepur beach in Ganjam district on Monday morning. Suspected to have drowned, the ODRAF personnel have been put to service to trace their bodies. The missing youths, identified as Pradeep Mohanty of Aska and Ajay Suasia of Dharakote were students of a Chennai-based engineering college. […]
Angul: A massive rescue operation has been launched on Monday after a minor girl fell into a borewell at Gulasar village under Handapa police limits in Angul district. According to reports, Santosh Sahu’s two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Radha fell into the borewell while she was playing at around 9 am today. Though the family had initially informed […]
Bhubaneswar: Expressing grief over the loss of a life after a major portion of an under-construction flyover bridge collapsed near Bomikhal here on Sunday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for kin of the deceased. One person was killed while around 12 others including few labourers […]
Bhubaneswar: Authorities in Keonjhar, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts have stepped up their preparedness for rescue-and- relief operations as water level in three of the major rivers of north Odisha crossing the danger mark today. The situation in Balasore district is also being monitored, officials said. The state government has already mobilised ODRAF, NDRF and fire […]