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Mar 23, 2019
Govt apathy, unchecked fishing mafia forcing Odisha’s Chilika fishermen to migrate to southern statesFor decades, traditional fishermen like Laxmidhar Behera, 45, of Bhusandapur village, which is connected to the lake by a small canal, have been spending each day on their small boats throwing out their fishing nets in the hope of a good catch of a variety of fish indigenous to the lake.
Mar 20, 2019
Lok Sabha election 2019: In Odisha, BJD faces tough challenge as Opposition surges, key leaders quit party to defectThe poll scenario was different in 2000 and 2004 when the regional party fought the elections in alliance with the BJP, but still the BJD enjoyed supremacy. While the BJD won 68 and 61 assembly seats in 2000 and 2004 respectively, BJP nominees were victorious in 38 and 32 constituencies on these occasions.
Mar 13, 2019
Lok Sabha election 2019: All-women booth to be set up for each constituency in Odisha's Ganjam districtConsidered "politically sensitive", Odisha's Ganjam district is home to 13 Assembly constituencies and 3,063 booths — the highest among the state's 30 districts.
Jan 10, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission: How tulsi saplings, rangolis helped Odisha's Ganjam district in ending open defecationThe Ganjam district administration, roped in women self-help groups (SHGs) and swacchagrahis to take an innovative way to ward off open defecation.
Dec 16, 2018
Odisha Met department says Cyclone Phethai likely to trigger heavy rainfall today, advises fishermen not to venture into seaThe Odisha government has already asked district collectors to take steps to protect paddy from the unseasonal rain. Farmers have been advised to reap the paddy in their field and bring it to a safe place.
Oct 28, 2018
IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha for next three days as low pressure forms over Bay of BengalIn view of adverse weather conditions in Odisha, the met centre advised fishermen not to venture into the deep sea of the west central and north Bay of Bengal till Tuesday.
Oct 23, 2018
Congress accuses Odisha government of not taking enough measures to tackle Cyclone Titli, subsequent floodAICC Odisha in-charge Jitendra Singh claimed had the Odisha government taken the IMD warning seriously and organised cautionary operation well in time, the lives of all the deceased could have been saved.
Oct 22, 2018
Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt approves assistance worth Rs 2,770 crore to rebuild flood-affected districtsThe state government has sanctioned Rs 27 crore for the Energy Department to undertake restoration activities after cyclone Titli
Oct 15, 2018
Cyclone Titli: Toll rises to 27 in Odisha; Opposition accuses Naveen Patnaik govt of hiding casualty figuresOdisha chief secretary AP Padhi said that there has been extensive damage to the paddy and other crops in the Gajapati, Ganjam and Rayagada districts.
Oct 13, 2018
Cyclone Titli: East Coast Railways to run special Bhubaneswar to Bengaluru train from 15 October for stranded passengersApart from this, at least 14 teams of NDRF have been deployed to provide relief and rescue operation to those affected by cyclone titli.