Fani

Hong Kong Grants Rs 5.7 Crore For Cyclone-Hit Odisha

Bhubaneswar: the Hong Kong Government has approved over 9 Lakh US Dollars for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims. Three grants totaling 7.032 million Hong Kong dollars from Hong Kong’s Disaster Relief Fund to three agencies has been approved for the cyclone victims, the state-run Xinhua news agency […]


Shapoorji Pallonji Undertakes Extensive Relief Work Post Fani

Shapoorji Pallonji Group contributed Rs 51 lakhs towards Odisha Chief Minister’s relief fund for Fani affected areas Bhubaneswar/Gopalpur: Shapoorji Pallonji Group contributed Rs 51 lakhs towards Odisha Chief Minister’s relief fund for Fani affected areas.  Gopalpur Port Director and CEO Sandeep Agarwal and Shapoorji Pallonji Ports AVP Mr Jagdish Rout presented the electronic transfer documents […]


IMFA Extends Support For FANI Affected People

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd. (IMFA) has handed over 500 solar lanterns and 10000 packets of sanitary napkins to the State Govt. officials today at Kalinga Stadium for Puri. Earlier, the company has donated Rs.75 lakh to Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.


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 […]


SEEDS Responding To Homes In Cyclone-hit Odisha And WB

Bhubaneswar: ‘Cyclone Fani’, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, made landfall near Puri, India, 10 days ago. The million plus families who were safely evacuated during the disaster are now back to see their homes destroyed. Over 5 lakh houses have been damaged and 1.5 crore people affected across […]


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 […]