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 […]

Bhubaneswar: Telephone Operators Merge To Help Customers

Bhubaneswar: Fani-hit customers in Bhubaneswar can now avail any network on their mobile phones. Telecom operators BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Jio have merged to provide uninterrupted services across the city. Here is how you can avail the service. Go to the “settings” option of your cellphone Go to “network” option Then search for network […]

UN Praises Odisha’s Response To Fani

Bhubaneswar: The United Nations (UN) and other experts have praised Odisha for its early warning systems and rapid evacuation of 12 lakh people, which helped minimise the loss of life from deadly cyclone Fani that battered its eastern coast. Cyclone Fani, among the biggest and, according to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the “rarest of rare” tropical storms to […]

Bollywood Stands By Cyclone-Hit Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Around 1.4 crore people were affected by Fani and at least 35 people died in Odisha. As many as 14 districts were affected. After the violent Cyclone, Bollywood celebrities have stepped in to urge their fans to donate for the affected people. Celebrated actor Akshay Kumar, known for his generosity, has donated the sum of Rs […]

Love In The Time Of Lesion

Bhubaneswar: When a part of Odisha is wounded by severe cyclonic storm Fani, even his own district is partly affected, this politician is busy in preparing strategy to win an election. Yes, we are talking about senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Arun Kumar Sahoo, the two-time minister and three-time MLA from Nayagarh. Yesterday morning […]

Fani Landfall Begins At Puri, Watch Video

Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ began landfall in Puri on Odisha coast today morning at around 8 AM, triggering heavy rainfall coupled with high velocity winds with speed of 175 kmph in vast areas. Large areas in the seaside pilgrim town of Puri and other places were submerged with water as heavy rains battered […]

Bhubaneswar Municipality Ready To Tackle Heavy Rain

Bhubaneswar: As severe cyclonic storm Fani is expected to make landfall this morning at Puri, coastal areas including Bhubaneswar are severing with rain. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) staffs took precautions to avoid any water-logging situation in the capital city. BMC staffs were seen clearing choked drains today morning at vulnerable places like ISKCON Temple. BMC […]