Odisha

Rath Yatra 2021: Puri celebrates amid tight security and Covid protocols

As per the standard operating procedure issued by the Odisha government, the Rath Yatra festival is being organised sans devotees for the second consecutive year. 

published on : 12th July 2021

Cyclone Yaas hits Odisha coast

Balasore and Bhadrak districts in Odisha witnessed wind speed reaching 130 kmph to 140 kmph and gusting up to 150 kmph when the tropical storm hit the coast.

published on : 26th May 2021

For the first time without devotees, Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra rolls out in Odisha

Giving in to the prayers of millions of devotees, the Supreme Court allowed the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at Puri to take place, however with restrictions, amidst the COVID-19 scare. Here is how the yatra looked this year:

published on : 23rd June 2020

Cyclone Amphan triggers heavy rainfall and squally winds in Odisha

The Met Department has informed that 'Amphan' is very likely to move north-northeastwards and cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Digha and Hatiya, close to the Sunderbans during the afternoon to evening of Wednesday with a wind speed of 155 to 165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph as a 'very severe cyclonic storm'.

published on : 20th May 2020

Heavy rain pounds Odisha as Cyclone Fani makes landfall near Puri

At least one million people have been evacuated in the last 24 hours from the vulnerable districts in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Fani's landfall in the state around 8 AM. 

published on : 3rd May 2019

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Ruling BJD announces candidates to all seats but Cuttack in Odisha

Have a look at Naveen Patnaik's candidates as his BJD looks to retain its upper hand in Odisha politics.

published on : 12th April 2019

Happy Birthday Naveen Patnaik: Here are the rare photos of the Odisha CM

As Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik turns 72, let us take a look at some of the rare photos of the BJD chief.

published on : 16th October 2018

Cyclone Titli hits Odisha coast

The process of landfall of the very severe cyclone Titli started early Thursday with surface wind reaching speeds of 126 kmph at Gopalpur in Odisha's Ganjam district, IMD said. 

published on : 11th October 2018

IN PICS | One dead as under-construction bridge collapses in Bhubaneswar

The accident occurred when the centering support for laying a span plunged several feet into the ground. 

published on : 10th September 2017

Major fire ravages Bhubaneswar's SUM Hospital; kills 20

The death toll is expected to rise as more patients were shifted to nearby hospitals in critical conditions. 

published on : 18th October 2016
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