24 Apr 2014
Perth: A metal object found on a beach in Western Australia does not belong to a Malaysian jet that vanished nearly seven weeks ago, authorities said on Thursday as a robotic mini-submarine scouring the Indian Ocean seabed scanned more than 90 percent of the focused search area.
22 Apr 2014
Perth: Air search operations to hunt for the crashed Malaysian airliner were suspended for today due to a tropical cyclone heading south over the Indian Ocean, as a robotic mini-submarine neared completion of its underwater search with no sign of wreckage.
05 Mar 2014
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday lashed out at Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, saying the leaders visited Uttarakhand after the floods but not his state following the devastation caused by cyclone Phailin.
22 Jan 2014
Bhubaneswar: Demanding loan waiver for the farmers hit by the cyclone Phailin, the BJP on Wednesday asked the Odisha government to release a white paper on the steps taken by it in this regard.
22 Jan 2014
Bhubaneswar: Demanding loan waiver for the farmers hit by the cyclone Phailin, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked the Odisha government to release a white paper on the steps taken by it in this regard.
18 Nov 2013
Berhampur (Odisha): Using pre-fabricated technology, the Ganjam district administration in Odisha has decided to reconstruct at least 24 school buildings damaged by Cyclone Phailin.
26 Nov 2013
Bhubaneswar: The spell of devastation generated by cyclone Phailin is yet to settle down in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and both states are bracing for another ‘severe cyclonic storm’ Lehar, which is expected to make a landfall on 28th November.
19 Oct 2013
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Anger over the slow and patchy delivery of aid is growing amongst survivors of a fierce cyclone that battered India's east coast almost a week ago and the delays have sparked protests and looting in some areas, aid workers said on Friday.
25 Dec 2013
Bhubaneswar: Worried over tardy progress in restoration works after cyclone Phailin, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik set deadlines for different departments to complete reconstruction activities, official sources said.
30 Oct 2013
Hyderabad: In the wake of cyclone Phailin, the Andhra Pradesh government is trying to set up a State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) to ensure speedy deployment of rescue teams to tackle natural and man-made calamities.