Addressing a presser here in Bhubaneswar, Jena said three blocks of Balasore received more than 200mm rainfall with Bhograi receiving highest 226mm rainfall. Similarly, 16 blocks of Mayurbhanj district received more than 100mm rainfall followed by 100-50mm rainfall in five blocks of Keonjhar district.
As half of Odisha is battling the floods, at least five cases of snakebites have been reported, SRC Pradeep Jena informed.
The SRC further said that the cyclonic storm is presently lying off Andhra Pradesh coast and it will recurve after the landfall and may enter the sea by tomorrow morning.
The Bhubaneswar Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that cyclone Jawad is likely to reach West Central Bay of Bengal (BoB) off North Andhra Pradesh–south Odisha coasts by tomorrow morning (Dec 4).
Odisha has sounded alert after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast a low pressure area over South Andaman Sea on November 30. The Low Pressure is expected to develop into a cyclonic storm in the first week of December.
Pradeep Jena, the SRC of Odisha has penned a heartfelt condolence letter for Odisha's best disaster reporting scribe, Arindam Das who lost his life in the line of duty while covering an elephant rescue operation on Friday
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odisha has apprised the Mahanadi Tribunal that Chief Secretary and Water Resources secretary will represent the state in the case. As required by the Tribunal, Odisha government has already sent names of two representatives -Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi and Water Resources secretary Pradeep Jena. According to sources, the Tribunal will soon send a […]
Puri: The inspection of Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar, the chamber containing Lord Jagannath’s treasure trove, will be done after seeking opinion of Chhatisa Nijog and permission of State government, informed chief administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Pradeep Jena after a meeting of the Ratna Bhandar Sub-Committee on Monday. As per the instruction of […]
Puri: The treasure trove of Lord Jagannath, the ‘Ratna Bhandar’ inside the Puri Srimandir will be opened after a gap of nearly 34 years. All the precious gold and silver ornaments of the three sibling deities of Puri Srimandir are stashed inside ‘Ratna Bhandar’. The decision to open the ‘Ratna Bhandar’ was taken at the […]
Puri: In a meeting of the managing committee of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) held today, former chief of SJTA Suresh Mohapatra has been asked to submit a report in 3 weeks in connection with Brahma Paribartan fiasco. The meeting was chaired by Puri Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingh Deb. “The managing Committee has asked former SJTA […]
Puri: In a major twist to the incident of molestation allegation against a policeman during ‘darshan’ at Gundicha Temple in Puri, the district SP stated that there was no such cop on duty that day against whom the girl has brought the molestation allegation. SP Sarthak Sarangi said,”The girl had brought the allegation against one […]
Bhubaneswar: The rift between the two states – Odisha and Chhattisgarh over Mahanadi water dispute has now grown wider with the opening of Kalma barrage gates by the latter. Earlier despite massive protests by Odisha government, Chhattisgarh had refused to open the gates of Kalma barrage during summer. But the Raman Singh government opened the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to invest about Rs 2000 crore in IT sector every year from next year. Informing this to the media after attending the interactive session on the first day of the three-day conclave of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) in the city here on Saturday, State […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Water Resources secretary Pradeep Jena on Saturday alleged that the Chhattisgarh government has not mentioned anything about four vital points, which were discussed in the tripartite meeting in New Delhi last month, in the minute book. Jena said the Chhattisgarh government had kept Odisha in the dark about all the projects in the […]
Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the fact that the Chhattisgarh government is yet to give detailed information about the completed and upcoming projects built in the upper catchments of Mahanadi, the Odisha government has sent a reminder to the former. Talking to media persons at the State Secretariat here today, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said […]