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Odisha: Elephant rescue attempt turns tragic; journalist dies, rescue personnel goes missing

September 25, 2021 1:21 am

The boat was carrying personnel of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) which was attempting to rescue the tusker trapped in the river.

Nine Odisha districts on cyclone Yaas alert fall in Covid red zone, over 5 lakh evacuated

May 26, 2021 9:45 am

The Health Department has asked these districts to keep kits ready for immediate screening and testing after the cyclone. The state has also decided to suspend all work related to Covid, including testing, vaccination and door surveys, from May 25-27.

Four killed, ten injured in Odisha wall collapse

June 09, 2019 1:41 pm

A team of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF), along with fire brigade personnel and police officers, carried out the rescue operation, he said, adding that several vehicles, including two-wheelers and bicycles parked near the wall, were crushed under the debris.

Flood situation slightly improves in Odisha

August 08, 2014 3:25 pm

As per preliminary assessment, around 16,000 houses have been damaged in the floods says SRC.

Cyclone threat: Orissa cancels holidays

October 10, 2013 2:42 am

Meteorological Department officials warned that a deep depression in Andaman sea was moving towards the coastal regions.