Heavy rains in Odisha affect over 3 lakh people in 3 districts; waters of Baitarani river flood farmlands
The IMD has forecast heavy rainfall and thunderstorms at one or two districts of Odisha in the next 24 hours.
43 heavy vehicles seized in Odisha's Jajpur district as part of crackdown on illegal mining of minerals
At least 43 heavy vehicles used in illegal mining of minerals were seized and over Rs four lakh collected as penalty in a crackdown in Odisha's Jajpur district
The flood toll in Odisha rose to seven with the death of three more persons in Jajpur district, even as the water level in river Brahmani receded at some places on Sunday.
A vehicle in the motorcade of BJP president Amit Shah hit a cow during his visit to Jajpur district in Odisha, leaving the animal wounded and prompting a sarcastic comment from a senior BJD leader.