The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in centimetres are Burla in Sambalpur (18cm), Kirmira in Jharsuguda district (12cm), Binika in Sonepur district (11 cm), Hirakud in Sambalpur district and Bargaon in Sundergarh district (10 cm each).
The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in centimetre are: Malkangiri, Mandira Dam in Sundargarh district (11 cm each), Rayagada (9 cm), Daspalla in Nayagarh district, Banki in Cuttack district and Narla in Kalahandi district (8 cm each).
People testing positive for malaria will be provided treatment under the programme. Besides other diseases like malnutrition among the children and complicancy among the pregnant women will also be identified in the camps and necessary treatment will be provided.
About 20 houses, three shops and 15 cowsheds were badly damaged due to heavy rains in Bilaspur, Kangra, Chamba and Mandi, according to the state Emergency Response Control Room.
BJD denied the allegations. “BJP is trying to defame BJD. All allegations levelled against our party are baseless. We have made all our transactions in a transparent manner,” BJD treasurer Subash Singh said.
At least 18 students of a private school here were taken ill for inhaling toxic substances during a science experiment, the police said.
National Highway 26 was blocked due to the flood in Kalahandi district. NH-26 connects Raipur in Chhattisgarh and passes through Odisha to connect with Natavalasa in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh.
The flash floods, followed by an alarming rise in the water levels in the Nagavalli and the Kalyani rivers inundated vast areas, causing extensive damage to bridges and snapping road and railway connectivity in several areas, the officials said.
“I can clearly see love and affection among the people for (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi and the BJP. While the people of Odisha are now with the BJP, our party is also eager to serve them and pull the state out of poverty and backwardness,” Amit Shah said.
BJP leaders, who have time and again projected themselves as ‘gau-rakshaks’ (cow-saviours), might have a tough time in dealing with Opposition’s bantering and online trolls over the latest incident.
Accompanied by Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, state party chief Basant Banda and party general secretary Arun Singh, who is also the BJP’s state in-charge, Shah put up party stickers as part of his campaign to strengthen the BJP.
Amit Shah will lead the campaign at Hugulapata village in Ganjam, Patnaik’s home district, and later hold a meeting with booth workers in the village, a party statement said
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the state government was committed to develop the Paradip-Dhamra region as a world class economic zone and complimented NITI Aayog for initiating the move, CMO sources said.
Jale Singh and Sukant Nayak were arrested on Friday on the charge of rape
Parsuram Biswal fled after inflicting multiple injuries to the girl and efforts are on to nab him, the police said adding the incident was stated to be an outcome of a one-sided love.