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Odisha: State in Eastern India
Odisha, formerly Orissa, is an Indian state located in Eastern India. It is the 8th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. The state has the third largest population of Scheduled Tribes in India. It neighbours the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west, Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha has a coastline of 485 kilometres (301 mi) along the Bay of Bengal. The region is also known as Utkala and is mentioned in India's national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana". The language of Odisha is Odia, which is one of the Classical Languages of India.

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Indian Navy test-fires indigenously-built 'Anti-Ship Missile' |Oneindia News [Video]

Indian Navy test-fires indigenously-built 'Anti-Ship Missile' |Oneindia News

The Indian Navy on Tuesday morning in association with the DRDO carried out a successful test-fire of the first indigenously developed Naval Anti-Ship Missile. The test-fire of the missile took place..

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Cyclone Asani to reach east coast before recurving | Puri sea sees rough conditions | Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone Asani to reach east coast before recurving | Puri sea sees rough conditions | Oneindia News

Cyclone Asani: Heavy rains lash parts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh; BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga got relief from the Punjab and Haryana High Court today; Punjab DGP said that a few suspects have..

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Rajnath Singh asks for faster work near India-China border | 63rd Raising Day event | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh asks for faster work near India-China border | 63rd Raising Day event | Oneindia News

Rajnath Singh has asked the BRO to enhance its capability with the latest technology for faster development of infrastructure in India-China border areas; Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur..

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Cyclone Asani: Heavy rain in Odisha, West Bengal & Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday | Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone Asani: Heavy rain in Odisha, West Bengal & Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday | Oneindia News

Today, IMD announced that cyclone Asani could bring light to moderate rain with heavy rain in isolated areas in Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday. #CycloneAsani #IMD #HeavyRains

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Cyclone Asani to make landfall in Odisha very soon says MET department |Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone Asani to make landfall in Odisha very soon says MET department |Oneindia News

The IMD has predicted that cyclone Asani will soon make landfall in Odisha. #Odisha #Cyclone #CycloneAsani

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Cyclone alert in Odisha, district authorities asked to be prepared | Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone alert in Odisha, district authorities asked to be prepared | Oneindia News

Odisha government has issued a cyclone alert in the state and has asked district authorities to be prepared. #Odisha #Cyclone #IMD

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Man shot dead in Odisha village for plying a tractor on kutcha road | OneIndia News [Video]

Man shot dead in Odisha village for plying a tractor on kutcha road | OneIndia News

In an incident that occured in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on Sunday morning, a 56-year-old man was shot dead near his house. The man was allegedly shot by his cousin over plying of a tractor on a..

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Though the cyclonic storm has weakened into a depression, Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority has advised people to remain alert.
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Suspension of fishing operations has been suggested in view of impending Cyclone ‘Asani’ that is likely to hit coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha later this week.
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Cyclone Asani likely to weaken on nearing coast, unlikely to make landfall in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh

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Cyclonic Storm 'Asani' to trigger heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, among other states

Light to moderate rainfall at a few places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over coastal areas of north Andhra Pradesh.
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Cyclone Asani: Heavy rainfall alert in Odisha from May 10, know key updates

Cyclonic storm with gusting 120 km per hour wind speed lay centred about 550 km southeast of Vishakhapatnam and 680 km south-southeast of Puri today.
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Cyclone Asani gathers intensity; alert sounded in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha & West Bengal: Key points

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Covid 4th wave: 64 students in 2 Odisha hostels test positive, all asymptomatic

According to District Welfare Officer of Rayagada Ashok Satpathy, RT-PCR test of 257 hostel students was conducted by the health department on May 4.
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Cyclonic storm Asani alert: IMD issues rainfall warning for Odisha

The gale wind is likely to hit with a speed of 105-115 kmph gusting to 125 kmph over central parts of the Bay of Bengal on May 9.
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Asani intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, Odisha, Bengal on alert

Cyclone Asani, formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal, further intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Sunday evening as it moved northwestwards in the direction of north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha..
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Cyclone Asani likely to further intensify into severe cyclone; IMD issues alert for Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Cyclone Asani: The storm may trigger winds upto 111 km per hour in the Bay of Bengal on Monday.
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Cyclone will not make landfall on Odisha or Andhra Pradesh but...: Check IMD update

It will recurve and move towards the northwest Bay of Bengal after nearing the North Andhra-Odisha coast, IMD said.
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IMD cyclone alert: Heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, Andhra and West Bengal

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Odisha cyclone update: Low-pressure area over South Andaman Sea to intensify into cyclonic storm by May 8

The fishermen are advised not to venture into the Andaman Sea area, adjoining Southeast and East-central Bay of Bengal from May 5 to May 8.
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Cyclone alert in 18 districts of Odisha, district authorities asked to be prepared

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IMD alert: These states to witness rains, cyclonic storm over the weekend

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Odisha government to build 34 additional courts across several districts

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Odisha government reschedules teaching hours in schools due to intense heatwave

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DRDO successfully tests Army missile developed with Israel again

Two more successful tests of the Army’s version of the medium range surface-to-air missiles (MRSAMs), developed jointly with Israel to destroy hostile aircraft, helicopters, cruise missiles and..
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Army successfully testfires MRSAM air defence missile, scores direct hit at target

"MRSAM-Army missile system flight tested from ITR Balasore, Odisha at around 1030 hours intercepting a high-speed aerial target at long range," DRDO said in a tweet.
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