Fani Brings Rivals Closer Together

Bhubaneswar: Weeks before they were bashing each other. But severe cyclonic storm Fani makes them ebrace each other. Yes, we are talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. On April 23 PM Modi criticised Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik heavily in Kendrapara. During his public meeting PM said that Naveen Patnaik’s […]

Fani: 1.6 Crore People, 159 Blocks, 14 Districts Affected In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: According to the claims by Odisha government cyclone Fani has affected more than 1.6 crore people in 18,388 villages and 51 towns undern 159 blocks in 14 revenue districts in the state. The death toll stood at 41. Angul, Balasore, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Khordha, Nayagarh, Puri, Dhenkanal, Bhadrak, Ganjam, Jajpur, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Jagatsinghpur districts […]

Odisha To Build 30 Cyclone Shelters In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed the post-cyclone situation in Kendrapara today. He also announced a package for facilitating restoration work in the district. As many as 30 cyclone shelters at the rate of Rs 2 crore each will be constructed in vulnerable locations. For repair of damage caused to school buildings, Anganwadi centres and public […]

Z Estate’s Crane Falls On Somu Villa, Ruins 7 Houses

Bhubaneswar: In a horrific incident, a crane being used in construction of a high-rise building of Z Estate Construction Company in Bhubaneswar fell on nearby houses on May 3. The accident happened due to strong winds making landfall in Odisha. The incident showed negligence on the part of builder of Z One Towers in Raghanathpur area […]

Bhubaneswar To Host FIH Series Finals In June

Bhubaneswar: Hockey India (HI) assured that the FIH Series Finals will be played in Odisha after the damage done to the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar by cyclone Fani had left a lot of doubts. The federation has assured that after assessing the damage, they would help the government by extending their support. Odisha was left with substantial […]

Fani Takes 41 Lives And Over 10 Million Trees In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani wrecked havoc in Odisha after it made a landfall in Puri on May 3. The death toll due to the severe cyclonic storm jumped to 41 yesterday, the state government informed. According to reports, over 10 million trees were uprooted and damaged due to the severe cyclone. More than 1.4 crore people across the state have been […]

NASA Shares Post Cyclone Twin-City Night Images

Bhubaneswar: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of America has shared post cyclone night images of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Both the cities and Puri were affected severely by cyclone Fani that battered the eastern coast on May 3. Power outages in #Bhubaneswar and #Cuttack after Cyclone #Fani. #NASA #India — NASA Earth […]

Fani Leaves 35 Lakh Families In Dark

Bhubaneswar: Reeling under the aftereffects of Cyclone Fani, the Odisha government faces the daunting task of restoring electricity to nearly 35 lakh households. In the districts of Puri, Khurda and Cuttack, the power infrastructure has suffered massively as over 15 lakh electric poles were uprooted and lines were damaged due to fallen trees. The scale of […]