India  /  Published 22.11.21

Marine district award for Balasore

Balasore district on Sunday received India’s “Best Marine District” award on the occasion of World Fisheries Day 2021. The award ceremony was organised by the ministry of fisheries, ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 08.06.21

Delhi team in Odisha’s cyclone-hit areas

The inter-ministerial team led by Sunil Kumar Barnwal, the joint secretary in the ministry of home affairs, on Monday began on-the spot assessment of the losses caused by the Cyclone Yaas that hit the...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 28.05.21

Cyclone Yaas-tied Odisha flash floods

By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.05.21

Yaas pounds Odisha coast, 2 dead

The cyclone’s landfall that began around 9am on Wednesday morning continued till 1pm during which period high velocity winds and heavy rainfall lashed the north coastal belt, especially Balasore...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.21

Yaas: Distance from landfall spares city

Recurve Yaas followed a north-northwest path direction from the beginning. Amphan, too, had been travelling in a north-northwest direction but 48 hours before landfall, it recurved towards the Bengal...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


India  /  Published 26.05.21

Yaas makes landfall with marginally lower intensity

The landfall process of very severe cyclonic storm Yaas began at 9 am on Wednesday near the Dhamra port in Odisha's Bhadrak district, an official said. The location of the landfall is north of Dh...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Digha, Balasore

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.21

Yaas a little away, but ripples seen

Cyclone Yaas is tipped to cross land between Balasore in Odisha and Digha in Bengal between forenoon and evening on Wednesday, a Met official in Delhi said on Sunday. Calcutta is around 170km from Di...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Tehsildar attacked for Covid rule raid

A woman tehsildar, Anamika Singh, was reportedly beaten up by locals while conducting a raid to implement the Covid guidelines during an 11th day ritual ceremony.  The incident took place on Wedn...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 23.04.21

Odisha makes 14-day quarantine mandatory

The Odisha government on Thursday made 14-day quarantine mandatory for people entering the state from Bengal and asked district collector of Balasore, Mayurbhanj, to put up border checkposts on all in...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 10.03.21

Satellite image aid to douse Similipal fire

The fire in Similipal forest is yet to be doused despite 1,000 forest and fire brigade personnel being put on the task. Meanwhile, the state government has also cancelled leaves of all forest personne...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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