Daye Hits Odisha, Triggers Heavy Downpour

Bhubaneswar: Cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ over south Odisha and neighbourhood moved west-northwestwards with a speed about 26 kmph and weakened into a Deep Depression and lay centred over south interior part of the state. The cyclone triggered heavy downpour accompanied by high velocity wind in several parts of the state. It will weaken gradually into a Depression. Daye moved west-northwestward with […]

Climate Impact in Bhubaneswar: 45 Degree in Summer, Extreme Rainfall in July

Bhubaneswar: After intense overnight showers, Bhubaneswar woke up on Saturday morning with half the city under water. The situation at the capital of the eastern state of Odisha in many ways typifies poor urban management in India that is crumbling under adverse climatic conditions. Residents in many parts of the city were stranded in their […]

BMC to Acquire Land for Drain near Bhagabat Sandhan

Bhubaneswar, July 18: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will acquire private land in order to ensure smooth passage of a drain in Bhagabat Sandhan area. Senior officials of city administration led by Municipal Commissioner Dr Krishan Kumar took stock of the situation in Ward No. 19 and directed the Drainage Division of BMC to prepare […]

Coast Guard saves 16 Bangladeshi fishermen at Paradip

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Coast Guard has saved the lives of 16 Bangladeshi fishermen whose fishing boat was sinking due to technical snag in the Bay of Bengal. The Coast Guard ship ‘Sucheta Kripalani’ while on routine patrol off Odisha coast sighted a Bangladeshi fishing boat approximately 35 nautical miles East of Paradip. […]

Mahanadi Issue: CPI(M) Asks Naveen To Move SC

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The CPI(M) today suggested that Odisha government move the Supreme Court for setting up a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute, as there is little scope to get justice from the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. A CPI(M) delegation informed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik about the party’s view […]