Odisha, also formerly Orissa, is an Indian state located on the south-eastern coast of India. It neighbors the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha has a coastline of 485 kilometres (301 mi) along the Bay of Bengal. 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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted aerial survey of the cyclone Amphan affected areas in Odisha on May 22. He was accompanied by CM Naveen Patnaik. Soon after the aerial survey, Prime Minister Modi..
In the view of cyclone Amphan, residents of Ramnagar I panchayat, Digha of East Midnapore were shifted at 'Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter' in West Bengal. Arrangement of foods has also been done for them..
Normalcy returned in Odisha's Balasore on May 21 after cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc the area. People came out of their houses to buy daily essentials. Fruits vendors were seen selling their products on..
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel cleared electricity wires and uprooted trees off the road between Digha in East Midnapore district and Odisha border. The landfall process of cyclone..
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is monitoring situation from Nabanna's emergency operation centre as landfall process of cylone Amphan commenced. The forward sector of the wall cloud region..
The Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), SN Pradhan informed that the total of 41 teams have been deployed in Odisha and West Bengal to combat Cyclone Amphan, and nearly 5 lakh..
As cyclone Amphan is expected to hit West Bengal later today, Odisha's Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena on May 20 said the super cyclonic storm is 100 kilometers away from Paradip, and the next 6-8..
As cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall today, strong winds and high tides at Chandipur beach in Odisha's Balasore. Cyclone Amphan will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (WB) and..
NDRF Chief SN Pradhan on the preparations to tackle the Amphan Cyclone said that 15 teams have been deployed in Odisha and 19 teams in West Bengal. He said that these teams are carrying out awareness..
While speaking to ANI in Odisha on May 19, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Bhubaneswar's Deputy Director, Umashankar Das on cyclonic storm 'Amphan' said Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj,..
In view of the impending cyclone Amphan, residents from coastal areas in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur were shifted to shelter homes. They are living in a fear of what holds for them in coming days. Adequate..
Taking cognisance of the expected surge in Covid-19 cases due to influx of migrant workers in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is.. IndiaTimes - Published
Taking a dig at railway minister Piyush Goyal over diversion of the Vasai Road-Gorakhpur Sharmik Special train via Odisha, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said their only request is that a train.. IndiaTimes - Published
PM Narendra Modi on Friday announced interim central assistance of Rs 1,000 crore to West Bengal and Rs 500 crore to Odisha after an aerial survey of the devastation wrought by cyclone Amphan,.. IndiaTimes - Published
Modi on Friday announced interim assistance of Rs 1,500 crore for cyclone-hit West Bengal and Odisha after reviewing the situation caused by cyclone 'Amphan' that ripped through the coastal districts.. DNA - Published
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik spoke to West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Friday and assured all possible support to overcome the crisis triggered by cyclone Amphan that has claimed at.. IndiaTimes - Published
The number of active Covid-19 cases stood at 66,330, while 48,533 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, health ministry has said. Of the 148 deaths reported since Thursday morning, 64.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday spoke to chief ministers of Odisha and West Bengal -- Naveen Patnaik and Mamata Banerjee respectively -- and assured them of all central help to deal with the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Thursday reviewed the situation with the concerned Central and state agencies in West Bengal and Odisha in the aftermath of the cyclone Amphan that claimed.. DNA - Published
Barrelling in from the Bay of Bengal with wind speeds of up to 185kmph, severe cyclonic storm Amphan on Wednesday cut a swathe through northern Odisha before bearing down on West Bengal, where it.. IndiaTimes - Published
Amphan lay centred over Westcentral and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal, about 320 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha), 470 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 610 km south-southwest of.. DNA - Published
Cyclonic storm 'Amphan' is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and hit the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts as a very severe cyclone with a wind speed up to 185 km per hour on.. IndiaTimes - Published
Cyclonic storm 'Amphan' is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and unleash heavy rains coupled with high-velocity winds in coastal Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal. PM Modi.. IndiaTimes - Published
Cyclone Amphan gathered strength and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday, raising the likelihood of heavy rainfall coupled with high-velocity wind in several.. IndiaTimes - Published
The IMD on Saturday said the deep depression over southeast Bay of Bengal intensified into a Cyclonic storm - called 'Amphan'. It will turn into an extremely severe Cyclonic storm on May 19 and bring.. IndiaTimes - Published
Several states, which include UP, MP, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, and Goa, have undertaken steps to ease labour laws. Employers have been given the flexibility to increase workshifts upto 72 hours a.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Indian Railways had run 366 special trains till Sunday afternoon and 287 of them had reached their destinations, the railway ministry said. MP, Odisha and Jharkhand were the three states which.. IndiaTimes - Published
Coming under criticism for cancelling Shramik Specials for migrants from Bengaluru to their home states, the Karnataka government has decided to resume services from Friday. Meanwhile, a train slated.. IndiaTimes - Published
Thirteen states and Union Territories, including Kerala, Odisha and Jammu and Kashmir, have not reported any new case of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on.. IndiaTimes - Published
The current doubling rate for Covid-19 cases has improved to 11 days as against 3.4 days before the lockdown was imposed, while the case fatality has been recorded at 3.2 per cent, the Health Ministry.. IndiaTimes - Published