Special ODRAF unit to deal with urban flooding

The decision was taken at the State executive committee meeting on natural disaster presided over by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra.

published on : 9th October 2021

Mahanadi elephant mishap: After failure in rescue operations, tusker presumed dead

The dead elephant first showed up at Jobra anicut before being recovered at Satabati near Jagatpur under the City Forest division.

published on : 27th September 2021

Odisha river tragedy: ODRAF team may have acted on its own

Sources said that it was Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer who had sent a requisition to deploy a team of ODRAF and keep the personnel on stand-by.

published on : 26th September 2021

Mahanadi mishap: Journalist's death was an entirely avoidable tragedy - Who to blame!

The poser remains unanswered because that eventually proved disastrous for the entire operation which could have been carried out without much ado.  

published on : 25th September 2021

Journo dead, jawan missing in botched elephant rescue operation

The powerboat overturned near the bridge and the crew members fell into the crashing waters at the head of the barrage.

published on : 25th September 2021

Cyclone Yaas: 11,000 people shifted in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

District emergency officer Sujay Kumar Pati said the evacuees have been accommodated at over 427 sanitised buildings in 26 blocks of the district that has 10 flood shelters.

published on : 26th May 2021