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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Holds Meeting to Review Cyclone Preparedness

  Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday chaired a review meeting on the preparedness to handle eventuality arising from likelihood of cyclone Kyant hitting Odisha coast. The Chief Secretary, DGP, Director Regional Meteorological Department, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Secretaries of the departments of Revenue, Food, Energy, Agriculture & Rural Development, NDRF, Fire and ODRAF […]

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Cyclone Likely to Hit Odisha Coast; CM Patnaik Calls Meeting on Oct 25 to Review Preparedness

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological department at Bhubaneswar has confirmed that a cyclonic storm is likely to head towards Odisha coast within a couple of days. Sarat Chandra Sahu, Director, MET office Bhubaneswar said, the deep depression which is likely to take shape of a cyclone will have an impact on coastal Odisha on October 27 and […]

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Lightning Claims 4 Lives in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Lightning strikes today claimed 4 lives in various parts of the Odisha taking the death toll to 56 over which happened over the last 4 days. Deaths have been reported in the Khurdha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and Bolangir districts of the State. Odisha has been witnessing heavy rains over the past few days and lightning […]

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CM Naveen Patnaik Forms Task Force to Look into Nagada Infant Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Infant mortality due to malnutrition at Nagada village in Jajpur district of Odisha has drawn flak from all quarters, especially the opposition Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) and the Congress Party blamed the Naveen Patnaik led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government for its failure to curb infant mortality. The scenario came to light after reports […]