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Tag: Phulbani

Odisha weather cold wave and rainfall
Cold wave intensifies further in Odisha; Daringbadi trembles at 4.3 degree C

Bhubaneswar: The severe cold wave has further intensified in Odisha as most parts of the state came under extreme cold wave conditions with mercury dropping to below 10 degrees Celsius in 11 places. According to a Met release this evening, Daringbadi recorded 4.3 degrees, the lowest temperature in the state this year. Apart from Daringbadi, […]

Mercury dips to 4.6 degrees C at Phulbani

Bhubaneswar: With cold wave conditions prevailing over some parts of interior Odisha, the mercury dipped further at Phulbani in Kandhamal district recording 4.6 degrees Celsius against yesterday’s 4.8 degrees Celsius. Kandhamal district became the coldest place in the state as Daringbadi, another place in the district, recorded 5.5 degrees Celsius, the MeT office said, adding […]

Intense cold wave grips Odisha; Phulbani shivers at 4.8 degree C

Bhubaneswar: With the northerly wind blowing across the Himalayan region across the eastern and Central India, most parts of Odisha have come under intense cold wave conditions as mercury dropped to below 10 degrees Celsius in nine places. According to a Met release this evening, Phulbani recorded 4.8 degrees, the lowest temperature in the state […]

Odisha reels under cold wave conditions, Phulbani coldest

Bhubaneswar: Most parts of Odisha today reeled under intense cold wave conditions as the mercury dropped to 5 degrees Celsius at Phulbani in Kandhamal district, making it the coldest place in the state and disrupting normal life. While Phulbani recorded 5 degrees Celsius, 1 degrees up from yesterday’s 4 degrees, minimum temperature in the picturesque […]

Cold wave to continue; Phulbani shivers under blanket of fog

Bhubaneswar/Phulbani: Normal life in interior and southern parts of Odisha will continue to be affected due to severe cold wave as the weather department forecast the same condition to prevail for two-three more weeks. The night temperature is likely to rise a little after December 23 for some quite some days and then after the […]

Odisha weather cold wave and rainfall
Cold wave continues in Odisha,Phulbani shivers at 5 degree C

Phulbani: Normal life in Kandhamal district was severely hit with mercury level falling to 5 degree Celsius on Saturday night, the lowest in the season. The cold wave condition swept and paralysed daily life in Phulbani, G Udayagiri, Balliguda, Daringbadi, Kotagarh and Tumudibandha blocks. Phulbani, the district headquarters town of Kandhamal, registered the lowest temperature […]

Cold wave grips Odisha; Phulbani shivers at 6.6 degree C

Bhubaneswar: As predicted by the local Met office here, most parts of Odisha have come under intense cold wave with mercury dipping to below 10 degree Celsius at six places in interior south and western Odisha today. According to a Met release this evening, temperature went down to the lowest in Phulbani at 6.6 degree […]

Twins branded with hot iron, 8-month-old girl child dies

Phulbani: An eight-month-old girl child died while her twin brother was admitted to hospital in critical condition on Sunday after they were branded with hot iron sickle at Totasahi village under Baliguda in Kandhamal district. The twin children of Naveen Digal had taken ill four days back. They suffered from loose motion. Though the couple […]

Cyclone Vardha to trigger rainfall in coastal Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Rainfall is likely in some parts of south and north coastal districts of Odisha in the next 24 hours under the influence of Cyclone Vardha which intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm this morning, said the local Met officer in a release here today. According to the release, the cyclonic storm, formed over […]

Low pressure in Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Though there is a possibility of rainfall in some parts of coastal Odisha under the influence of a low pressure formed over southeast Bay of Bengal, the Met department is yet to confirm about its effect on Odisha. The low pressure which was formed over south Andaman Sea and its nearby southeast Bay of […]

Mercury to drop below 10 deg Celsius in South interior Odisha till Nov 30

Bhubaneswar: Mercury will drop below 10 degree Celsius in interior areas of south Odisha in next three days, said the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director Sarat Chandra Sahu today. While the western part of Odisha will experience minimum temperature in between 10 and 12 degree Celsius, minimum temperature at most areas in the coastal part will […]

Cold wave rattles Odisha; Phulbani at 7.6 deg Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Life has been thrown out of gear in most parts of Odisha due to intense cold wave sweeping the State. People are mostly seen huddling around fire with warm clothes put on. Mercury at many places except the coastal parts of the State is hovering near 10 degree Celsius. People going for work and […]

Intense cold wave grips Kandhamal

Bhubaneswar/Kandhamal: With the cold wave beginning to set in most parts of Odisha, normal life has disrupted in Kandhamal district where the temperature dipped to 7.6 degree Celsius today. With sudden dip in temperature, people are seen basking with fire by burning firewood at different places in Phulbani town. Besides, temperature also went down to […]

CM Naveen inaugurates slew of projects in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled a slew of projects and laid foundation stones of others during his 1-day visit to the district. While inaugurating several projects at the PHD ground in Ainthapalli, Naveen also dedicated the new bus terminal to the public. Moreover, the chief minister also flagged off the Pilgrimage Train at […]

My government is stable, dependable: Patnaik

Phulbani: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today claimed that his government was the “most stable and dependable” for the people as it worked for the welfare of all the sections of the society. “My government is stable and dependable as it has worked for all the people, right from the children to the old ones,giving […]

CM inaugurates slew of projects in Kandhamal

Phulbani: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated projects worth around Rs 60 crore and also laid the foundation stone of various other developmental initiatives during his 1-day visit to Kandhamal district. The CM visited the district headquarters town Phulbani and then Baliguda areas in the district where he inaugurated the projects. Patnaik also addressed a public […]

Tech glitch in chopper delays CM’s Kandhamal visit

Bhubaneswar: A technical glitch in the helicopter has delayed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’ visit to Kandhamal district today. As per the latest report, air engineers and technical experts have been engaged to resume the service. Patnaik will visit Kandhamal district today to inaugurate a slew of projects. He was supposed to lay foundation stones and […]

Rio experience will help in next Olympics: Srabani

Bhubaneswar: Despite her disappointing performance in the Rio Olympics, ace woman sprinter Srabani Nanda feels that the experience she gained at the mega event would help her put up a much better performance at the next Olympics as well as forthcoming international events. “I gained very good experience at the Rio Olympics, which is unique […]

Family prays for Srabani’s success in Rio Olympics

With the people of Odisha waiting with bated breath to watch the performance of their star sprinter Srabani Nanda, who will compete in the 200 metre run, her family members in Phulbani town in Kandhamal district have prayed the God seeking his blessings to give her the success

14 BJP workers held for showing black flags to minister

Police today detained 14 BJP workers for showing black flags to BJD leader and Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukh in Phulbani town in Kandhamal district

Gurudas Kundu
Kandhamal killings: SIT begins second phase probe

Phulbani: A three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by the SP, Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) Gurudas Kundu, today began its second phase probe into the death of five villagers, who were killed during an anti-Maoist operation near Gumudumaha village in Malapanga forest of Kandhamal district on July 8. Talking to media persons at the […]

Cong team in Kandhamal
Kandhamal firing was cold blooded murder: Deo

Phulbani: Senior Congress leader and head of the five-member AICC delegation V Kishore Chandra Deo today claimed that the death of five innocent villagers in Kandhamal district on the night on July 8 was not the result of any encounter between the security personnel and the Maoists, but cold blooded murder. “Going by circumstantial evidence […]

Kandhamal killings: OSCPCR team to visit Gumudumaha

Phulbani: A two-member team of the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) today arrived in Kandhamal district to probe into the death of a child, who was killed during an anti-Maoist operation in Malapanga forest near Gumudumaha village in the night of July 8. The two-member team comprising OSCPCR commissioner Rajalaxmi Das […]

Opp not happy with officials’ visit, urges CM to visit Kandhamal

Phulbani/Bhubaneswar: Not happy with the decision of chief minister Naveen Patnaik to send four senior officials to Kandhamal district, the Opposition today said the chief minister should have personally visited the backward district to understand the plight of the people. “The chief minister must visit the district. Why he (Naveen Patnaik), any chief minister, who […]

SOG report reiterates 'crossfire' theory

Phulbani: While the death of six tribals at the hands of security personnel during a combing operation in Kandhamal district on July 8 has sparked off outrage across Odisha, the Special Operation Group (SOG) has claimed that the tribals were killed as they came in the line of fire during an exchange of fire between […]