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Odia man travels from Mumbai to see father on deathbed, ends up in quarantine

India, May 23 -- Amit Behera travelled more than a thousand kilometres from Mumbai fervently hoping to see his cancer-stricken father on his deathbed for the last time. But his wish remained unfulfil... Read More


500 ODRAF men to start clearing roads in cyclone-hit Bengal from Sunday

India, May 23 -- About 500 personnel of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force and Odisha Fire Service will be deployed on Sunday for road clearing operations Bengal districts hit by cyclone Amphan th... Read More


Odisha to allow home delivery of liquor, will charge 50% special 'Covid-19 fee'

India, May 23 -- Odisha will allow 'home delivery' of liquor by licensed outlets Sunday onwards. The state will also charge special Covid-19 fee amounting to 50% of MRP. In a notification issued by t... Read More


400 Odia migrant workers deboard from train to escape quarantine

India, May 23 -- Odisha's headache over institutional quarantine migrants returning home continued as 400 workers from Andhra Pradesh got down from a Shramik Special train at the railway station near ... Read More


PM Modi announces Rs 500 crore assistance for cyclone-hit Odisha

India, May 22 -- Praising Odisha for its deft handling of the situation in the wake of Cyclone Amphan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced Rs 500 crore advance assistance. He assured that... Read More


Downpour, storm wreak havoc on 4.5mn people across Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 22 -- Cyclone Amphan, which hit India's eastern coast with winds gusting up to 185 kph on Wednesday, has affected 4.5 million people across 1,500 villages in Odisha, the state governm... Read More


Downpour, storm wreak havoc on 4.5mn people across Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 22 -- Cyclone Amphan, which hit India's eastern coast with winds gusting up to 185 kph on Wednesday, has affected 4.5 million people across 1,500 villages in Odisha, the state governm... Read More


Downpour, storm wreak havoc in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 22 -- Cyclone Amphan, which hit India's eastern coast with winds gusting up to 185 kph on Wednesday, has affected 4.5 million people across 1,500 villages in Odisha, the state governm... Read More


Downpour, storm wreak havoc on 4.5mn people across Odisha

India, May 21 -- Bhubaneswar Cyclone Amphan, which hit India's eastern coast with winds gusting up to 185 kph on Wednesday, has affected 4.5 million people across 1,500 villages in Odisha, the state ... Read More


Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc on 4.5 million people across Odisha; 72 dead in West Bengal

India, May 21 -- Cyclone Amphan, which hit India's eastern coast with winds gusting up to 185 kph on Wednesday, has affected 4.5 million people across 1,500 villages in Odisha, the state government in... Read More