Odisha government estimates losses of Rs 12,000 crore due to Cyclone Fani, says amount may increase after door-to-door survey
'We have submitted a tentative loss figure of Cyclone Fani to the central team. This amount may increase as the officials will undertake a door-to-door survey to access the actual loss,' Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) BP Sethi said
Cyclone Titli: Toll rises to 27 in Odisha; Opposition accuses Naveen Patnaik govt of hiding casualty figures
Odisha chief secretary AP Padhi said that there has been extensive damage to the paddy and other crops in the Gajapati, Ganjam and Rayagada districts.
Cyclone Titli: Over 60 lakh affected by heavy rainfall, flood in Odisha; state govt speeds up rescue and relief ops
The flood situation in three south Odisha districts – Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada is grim as the water levels in major rivers have crossed danger marks.
NHRC asks states to adopt zero-tolerance policy for child marriages as India sees 3,600 cases every day
With India recording around 3,600 child marriages every day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked states to strictly enforce the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act
The Odisha government on Tuesday accorded in-principle approval to a proposal for hosting the 14th Men's Hockey World Cup-2018 in Bhubaneswar.