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Situation in rain lashed Odisha improving- SRC

Bhubaneswar | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

Incessant rains triggered by a low pressure in Bay of Bengal which caused havoc in many parts of Odisha on Saturday throwing normal life out of gear, has improved today. State Relief Commissioner (S

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Naveen says no casualty and major damages in rain in Odisha, situation restored in 24 hours

Bhubaneswar | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today claimed that there was neither any casualty nor any major breakdown due to heavy rains that lashed across the state yesterday. In a statement, Mr Patnaik sa

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No flood-like situation in state: Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

The Odisha government on Sunday said there is no flood-like situation in any part of the state despite incessant rain.

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Thousands of devotees witness Bahuda Yatra of Lord Jagannath

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

Braving incessant rains, thousands of devotees on Sunday thronged the holy town of Puri to witness Bahuda Yatra, the return journey of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, Lord Sudarshan and Devi Subhadra

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Rain plays havoc in Odisha, ODRAF deployed for relief and rescue operation

Bhubaneswar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST

Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force(ODRAF) units were deployed to evacuate the people from the submerged areas and hundreds of high powered pumps were pressed to flush out the rain waters as hea

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Odisha reduces tax on personal vehicles

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST

The Odisha cabinet on Saturday decided to amend the Odisha Motor Vehicle Taxation Act to reduce tax on personal vehicles, proposing to reduce the tax slabs to three - 6 per cent, 8 per cent and 10 per

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Odisha decides to bring all RSBY and BKKY families to a uniform platform of Rs one lakh insurance coverage

Bhubaneswar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST

Odisha government today decided to bring all RSBY and BKKY families to a uniform platform of Rs one lakh health insurance coverage and an additional top of uniform Rs four lakh from the Odisha st

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Heavy downpour cripples normal life in Odisha,twin city of Bhubaneswar -Cuttack flooded

Bhubaneswar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST

Heavy rains triggered by a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal has crippled normal life in many places across odisha and flooded the twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack besides the holy city of Pur

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Modi wins no confidence, but lost the confidence of people- Raja

Bhubaneswar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have won the no confidence motion by its strength in Parliament but lost the confidence of the people, CPI National Secretary D Raja said here today Mr Modi was tho

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Lightning claims 13 lives in odisha in one day

Bhubaneswar | Friday, Jul 20 2018 IST

As many as 13 people were killed and four sustained burn injuries when lightning struck them at various places in Odisha on Friday. Sources said the lightning deaths were reported from Balasore,

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Heavy rains likely in odisha,Govt. alerts DMs to be ready for flood situation

Bhubaneswar | Friday, Jul 20 2018 IST

Odisha Special Relief Commissioner(SRC) B P Sethi today directed all district administrations to remain prepared to meet any possible flood situation and water logging in their respective district.

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Odisha District Collectors put on flood alert

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2018 5:15:09 PM IST

The Odisha government on Friday asked all the District Collectors to remain alert to meet any possible flood situation with the Met Department predicting heavy rainfall across the state in the next tw

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