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Odisha: State in eastern India
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.

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Odisha Traffic Police organise coronavirus awareness program in Bhubaneswar [Video]

Odisha Traffic Police organise coronavirus awareness program in Bhubaneswar

Odisha Traffic Police oragnised awareness program due to coronavirus in Bhubaneswar to propagate the idea of usage of mask and following social distancing at market and public spaces. The commuters..

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Pangolin rescued from Odisha quarantine center, will be tested for COVID-19 [Video]

Pangolin rescued from Odisha quarantine center, will be tested for COVID-19

A pangolin was rescued from a quarantine center in Odisha. It was captured in Athagarh forest range. The pangolin will be tested for COVID-19 by the forest department. Further details are awaited.

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Cyclone Amphan: Odisha Fire Service teams leave for West Bengal for restoration work [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: Odisha Fire Service teams leave for West Bengal for restoration work

Odisha Fire Service (ODF) teams left for West Bengal for restoration work post-cyclone Amphan. Central Government had also announced Rs 1500 crore relief fund for West Bengal and Odisha. Cyclone..

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COVID-19: Woman delivers child in 'Shramik special' train [Video]

COVID-19: Woman delivers child in 'Shramik special' train

A woman delivered a child in a 'Shramik special' train amid coronavirus pandemic. She delivered the child while travelling from Telangana's Secunderabad to Odisha's Balangir district. The woman was..

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Road forward for Odisha is cyclone resilient infrastructure: Chief Secretary [Video]

Road forward for Odisha is cyclone resilient infrastructure: Chief Secretary

Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over situation after cyclone Amphan, said that the Prime Minister..

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Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi announces Rs 500 crore assistance for Odisha [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi announces Rs 500 crore assistance for Odisha

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi leaves for WB to take stock of situation [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi leaves for WB to take stock of situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 22 left from Delhi for West Bengal to take stock of the situation in the wake of cyclone Amphan. He will conduct aerial surveys and take part in review meetings..

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Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation

The cyclone tore through West Bengal and neighbouring Odisha state, uprooting trees, and destroying homes and vehicles.

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Cyclone Amphan: People from coastal areas shifted at 'Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter' in WB [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: People from coastal areas shifted at 'Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter' in WB

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..

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Deadly cyclone kills at least 14 in India and Bangladesh [Video]

Deadly cyclone kills at least 14 in India and Bangladesh

A deadly cyclone pounded eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and destroying thousands of homes. Gloria Tso reports.

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Cyclone Amphan: Normalcy returns in Odisha's Balasore [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: Normalcy returns in Odisha's Balasore

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: 'Odisha will not face damaging impact for more than 2-3 hours', says IMD DG [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: 'Odisha will not face damaging impact for more than 2-3 hours', says IMD DG

The Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra Odisha on cyclone Apmphan said that Odisha will not have damaging impact for more than 2-3 hours. "Bhadrak and..

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Watch: NDRF in action as landfall process of cyclone Amphan commences [Video]

Watch: NDRF in action as landfall process of cyclone Amphan commences

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: CM Mamata monitors situation from emergency operation centre [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: CM Mamata monitors situation from emergency operation centre

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..

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41 NDRF teams on ground, nearly 5 lakh evacuated in Odisha, WB: DG SN Pradhan on Cyclone Amphan [Video]

41 NDRF teams on ground, nearly 5 lakh evacuated in Odisha, WB: DG SN Pradhan on Cyclone Amphan

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: Citizens urged to stay indoors after WB coastal town sees high tides [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: Citizens urged to stay indoors after WB coastal town sees high tides

West Bengal's Digha in East Medinipur witnessed high tide and strong winds as cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall on May 20. A disaster management and civil defence personnel also urged..

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Cyclone Amphan 110 kms away from Paradip, next 6-8 hours crucial: Odisha Special Relief Commissioner [Video]

Cyclone Amphan 110 kms away from Paradip, next 6-8 hours crucial: Odisha Special Relief Commissioner

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: Odisha's Paradip hit by 82km/h wind speed ahead of landfall [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: Odisha's Paradip hit by 82km/h wind speed ahead of landfall

Strong winds up to 82 km/ph speed hit Odisha's Paradip on May 20. Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall today near coastal areas of West Bengal. According to India Meteorological Department..

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Strong winds, high tides at Chandipur beach as Odisha braces for Cyclone Amphan [Video]

Strong winds, high tides at Chandipur beach as Odisha braces for Cyclone Amphan

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: Indian Coast Guard issue alerts over broadcast through Remote Operating Station in Odisha [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: Indian Coast Guard issue alerts over broadcast through Remote Operating Station in Odisha

Indian Coast Guard, through Remote Operating Station in Paradeep, is issuing alerts over broadcast for merchant vessels, international vessels and fishing boats, asking them to stay away from sea...

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It's dual challenge, cyclone in time of COVID-19: NDRF Chief [Video]

It's dual challenge, cyclone in time of COVID-19: NDRF Chief

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: These 6 districts in Odisha are expected to be hit most [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: These 6 districts in Odisha are expected to be hit most

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,..

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Cyclone Amphan: People in Odisha's coastal areas shifted to shelter homes [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: People in Odisha's coastal areas shifted to shelter homes

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..

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Cyclone Amphan: Odisha has to evacuate around 50,000-60,000 people, says State Chief Secy [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: Odisha has to evacuate around 50,000-60,000 people, says State Chief Secy

As cyclone 'Amphan' is approaching Odisha, the State has to evacuate around 50,000 to 60,000 people, said Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy. While speaking to ANI, he said, "Going with the past..

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Second Super Cyclone in Odisha after 1999: NDRF DG [Video]

Second Super Cyclone in Odisha after 1999: NDRF DG

NDRF DG, SN Pradhan on the impact of super cyclonic storm 'AMPHAN' said that after 1999, this is the second super cyclone in Odisha. He said, "Maximum impact is expected on 20th, therefore it is an..

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