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2 Years After Cyclone Horror, Odisha Village Still Struggles To Limp Back To Normalcy

Gajapti: It was nightmare to remember for a lifetime for many in Odisha when on this very day in 2018, relled through the southern parts of Odisha causing enormous devastation. Two years on, memories of the nightmarish encounter with the nature’s raw fury may have taken a back seat in the minds of people but […]

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‘Aashiqui’ Fame Rahul Roy Making A Comeback To Silver Screen, Know When

Rahul Roy, who made his debut in Bollywood with 1990 blockbuster, ‘Aashiqui’ is returning to silver screen with his upcoming film ‘Agra’. Directed by Kanu Behl, the flick will feature Rahul Roy in the lead character. Apart from Rahul, Agra features Priyanka Bose, Mohit Agarwal, Ruhani Sharma ,Vibha Chibber, Sonal Jha and Aanchal Goswami in […]

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Odisha turns climate change lab: heat waves up 450%, cold waves by 200% & 3 cyclones in 2 years

Bhubaneswar: With nearly four heat waves sweeping Odisha till date in 2019, when nearly a month of the summer season is still left, the shocker is in the last decade number of heat waves engulfed the State had risen by a whopping 450 per cent! Sample this: The number of heat waves swept across the […]

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Naveen urges Centre to release funds for Titli restoration work

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged the Centre to immediately release assistance for undertaking repair and restoration work in the areas affected by cyclone Titli. Seeking attention of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh into the matter, Patnaik through a letter pointed out that the very severe cyclonic Storm ‘Titli’ which hit the State […]

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Two months on, 'Titli' hit victims still await compensation

Mayurbhanj: It has been 60 days since Cyclone Titli hit the district, but residents of several villages in the region are yet to get any compensation from the State government. As per reports 23 families of Kundasahi village were rendered homeless after the cyclone on October 10. The victims managed to survive with whatever assistance […]

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Central team reviews damages in cyclone Titli-affected areas

Bhubaneswar: A week after the Odisha government announced relief package worth Rs 375 crore for districts worst hit by Cyclone ‘Titli’ and subsequent floods, a seven-member central team led by Union Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary, SK Shahi arrived in Odisha today to review damages caused by the natural calamity. Joint Relief Commissioner of […]

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Train services to & from Gunupur resume

Gunupur: Almost 12 days after the landfall of Cyclone Titli and post floods, train services to and from Gunupur station resumed today following completion of the Naupada-Gunupur rail line repair work. As per sources, first an empty engine and later another train was run over the repaired track on a trial basis. Officials of the […]

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Cyclone Titli: CM Naveen seeks assistance of Rs 1000 crore from Centre

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for relief and restoration works in cyclone Titli-affected districts. “I would request you to kindly consider the grave situation in the State on account of the Very Severe Cyclone Storm “Titli” and […]

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Titli Aftermath: SRC pegs property loss at Rs 2,765 cr

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi today pegged the loss suffered due to Cyclone Titli and the resultant flood at around Rs 2,765 crore stating that the loss amount could increase as the final reports are yet to come. Sethi informed that a total of 8,125 villages under 128 blocks of 17 districts have been […]

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Flood water damages lakhs of currency notes kept in bank in Aska

Ganjam: Currency notes amounting to lakhs got wet after flood water entered the main branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) at Aska in Ganjam district. According to reports, the flood water following the incessant rain triggered by cyclonic storm Titli entered the locker inside the strong room of the bank and inundated it […]

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Jay Panda appeals release of choppers to help cyclone-affected

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the vulnerable situation in flood-hit areas in the State, former Parliamentarian Baijayant Jay Panda again took to Twitter today and appealed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to direct the police to unseal the hangar and release at least two of the three helicopters so that those can be used for relief and rescue […]

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Cyclone Titli aftermath: Farmers rue lack of assistance

Mayurbhanj: Akin to several regions in the state, Mayurbhanj district has also not been spared of the devastating effects of the severe cyclonic storm Titli which made landfall on Odisha-Andhra coast early morning on October 11. Flood situation triggered in Budhabalanga and Gangahar River due to torrential rain has resulted in inundation of nearly 100 […]

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Cyclone Titli Aftermath: Standing crops in several acres damaged

Balasore/Rayagada: Even though the very severe cyclonic storm Titli turned into depression and crossed the State, the rain triggered by it has caused extensive damages to standing crops in several acres of land in Sadar and Kolnara blocks of Rayagada district. Thousands of farmers in Kumuti Penta, Maligan and Pentagan villages under Rayagada sub-division are […]

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Odisha govt failed to tackle flood situation after Titli: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: With situation in several districts of Odisha still remaining vulnerable due to floods that followed cyclonic storm Titli, the Opposition has criticised the inefficient measures of the state government alleging that despite IMD forecast on October 9 on Titli and the subsequent flood situation in Odisha, the government failed to tackle the situation. BJP […]

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Cyclone Titli: CM reviews flood situation in 3 districts

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the flood situation in three districts triggered by heavy rain under the impact of the very severe cyclonic storm Titli that made landfall at Palasa in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning. Patnaik through video conferencing talked to the collectors of three districts Ganjam, Gajapati and […]

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Trains cancelled, rescheduled and diverted again following Titli encounter

Bhubaneswar: Water levels on track in Berhampur-Palasa section have not receded due to continuous rains triggered by the cyclone Titli. In view of the water level touching the danger level at Bridge Number 1052 at KMs 632/11-15 between Ichuapuram and Jhadpudi Stations in Brahmapur-Palasa Railway Section at 11pm following trains have been cancelled, diverted and […]

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Train services disrupted as trees fall on rail tracks

Rayagada: Rail traffic has been badly affected as trees fell on the railway tracks due to strong winds and heavy rains under the impact of cyclone Titli in the district. According to reports, train services have been disrupted on Ambadala-Dahikhala railway section of Rayagada district. As per reports, Santragachi-Chennai Express is halted at Muniguda station, […]

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Cyclone 'Titli' to weaken by evening

Bhubaneswar: The very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’, which made a landfall near southwest of Gopalpur at Palasa of Srikalumum in Andhra Pradesh today, is expected to weaken gradually by evening, informed Regional Bhubaneswar Meteorological Center. Official sources said that the very severe cyclonic storm Titli will turn in to a deep depression by Friday morning. […]

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Cyclone Titli claims eight lives in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: Eight people were killed in a very severe cyclonic storm Titli which wrecked havoc in north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, officials said. The cyclone, which made landfall between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha early on Thursday, uprooted trees, electricity poles and communication towers and also damaged crops. Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram districts were affected by […]

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After cyclone Titli, Odisha stares at possible flood situation

Bhubaneswar: With very severe cyclonic storm Titli making landfall in Gopalpur early morning today leading to a downpour in eight districts, Odisha is now staring at a possible flood situation in its coastal belt, an official said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places, and extremely […]

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Cyclone 'Titli': What to do before, during & after cyclone

Bhubaneswar: With cyclone ‘Titli’ turning into a very severe cyclonic storm and expected to make a landfall between Gopalpur in Odisha and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh by tomorrow morning, the Special Relief Commissioner has issued a series of warnings and advisory to be followed by the people before, during and after the cyclone. Before the […]

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College elections cancelled in view of Cyclone Titli

Bhubaneswar: As severe cyclonic storm Titli inches closer to Odisha-Andhra coast threatening of severe damage, the state government today cancelled the students’ union elections scheduled to be held across Odisha tomorrow. Chief Secretary AP Padhi informed that students’ union elections in colleges which were scheduled to be held in the state tomorrow have been cancelled […]

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Live Update: 'Titli' turns into very severe cyclonic storm, will make landfall at 5.30 am tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Tropical cyclone ‘Titli’ has now turned into a severe cyclonic storm and is very likely to make landfall between Gopalpur coast in Odisha and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh by 5.30 am tomorrow morning, a bulletin by Indian Meteorological Department said. “The latest satellite observations indicate that the very severe cyclonic storm over west central […]

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Cyclone ‘Titli’ to wreak havoc in Odisha-Andhra coast in 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: The depression that formed over south-east and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression and is expected to take the form of a cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ during next 24 hours triggering heavy rainfall and stormy winds in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. “By 5.30 am today, the deep depression over east central […]