Odisha: Hirakud dam releases season’s first floodwater

Sambalpur, July 23: The season’s first floodwater was released from Hirakud dam on Sunday at 9 AM. The dam authorities released the floodwater from sluice gate no. 7 of the left dyke. And four more gates were opened in a phased manner to release the excess water. Now, excess water is being released through five […]

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Odisha: CM announces 15-day relief to flood-affected people

Bhubaneawar, August 18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday conducted an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Kendrapara, Puri, and Jagatsinghpur districts and announced 15-day relief to flood-affected people. The Chief Minister announced distribution of relief aid for 15 days in flood affected villages of Khordha, Puri, Cuttack, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur districts. Similarly, relief […]

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Central team to arrive in Odisha tomorrow to assess flood damages

Bhubaneswar, September 15: An inter-Ministerial Central Team led by Praveen Vashista, Joint Secretary (LWE), Ministry of Home Affairs will arrive in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday on a two-day visit for an on-the-spot assessment of the damages caused by the floods recently in the State. At least 17 persons have lost their lives and as many as […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik conducts aerial survey of flood-affected areas

Bhubaneswar, August 31: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday undertook an aerial survey of flood affected areas and announced 50 kg rice and Rs 500 financial assistance to all families in the villages which have been severely affected, inundated, marooned due to the flood. At least 17 persons have lost their lives and as many […]

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Odisha floods: 17 dead, over 14 lakh people affected in 20 districts

Bhubaneswar: At least 17 persons have lost their lives and as many as 14,32,701 people have been affected due to the floods in Odisha, said an official release. “14,32,701 people in 20 districts – Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Bhadrak, Boudh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khurda, Mayurbhanj, Nayagharh, Nuapada, Puri, Sambalpur, Subarnapur and Sundargarh […]

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