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At least seven people died in the bus accident in Odisha,(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Odisha bus skids off hilly road as breaks fail, 8 killed, over 40 injured

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 12:45 PM IST
At least four fire fighting units from Berhampur are engaged in rescue operations. Rescue work was hindered as the accident occurred in a forest area and the spot is surrounded by water.
A housewife gathered the local people and they rushed the baby to the district headquarters hospital. The baby is believed to be stable, according to doctors. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT PHOTO.)
A housewife gathered the local people and they rushed the baby to the district headquarters hospital. The baby is believed to be stable, according to doctors. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT PHOTO.)

In Odisha, two newborn girls found abandoned in 24 hours

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 04:52 PM IST
According to the National Family Health Survey-4 released in 2015-16, there were 934 girls in the 0-6 age group for every 1000 boys in Odisha. The child sex ratio was 953 for 1000 boys during the 2001 census.
People walk along a breakwater at Kasimedu fishing harbour as Cyclone Phethai approaches Chennai on Sunday.(AFP Photo)
People walk along a breakwater at Kasimedu fishing harbour as Cyclone Phethai approaches Chennai on Sunday.(AFP Photo)

Cyclone Phethai to make landfall in Andhra Pradesh today, alert sounded

Hindustan Times, Vijayawada | By Gali Nagaraja
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 10:12 AM IST
This is the third cyclone to hit the state this year after Cyclone Daye and Cyclone Titli, but weather officials say it is likely to weaken before making landfall on Monday afternoon
A woman stands near her damaged house hit by cyclone 'Titli'.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
A woman stands near her damaged house hit by cyclone 'Titli'.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Death toll in cyclone Titli mounts to 62 in Odisha

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 12:10 AM IST
Chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi who reviewed the relief and rehabilitation works in affected districts of Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada said that of the 62 deaths, 43 were from Gajapati district, the worst-affected among the three.
A damaged mobile tower seen struck down on road due to Cyclone Titli, at Barua village of Srikakulam.(PTI)
A damaged mobile tower seen struck down on road due to Cyclone Titli, at Barua village of Srikakulam.(PTI)

In cyclone-ravaged Odisha, man walks 8 km with body of dead daughter

Gajapati | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 10:32 PM IST
The incident, footage of which was shown by local channels, was reminiscent of a 2016 episode, when a man had walked 10 km carrying his dead wife on his shoulder after being denied a hearse.
Rescue operation underway in flood-hit Aska area of Ganjam district, Odisha on Saturday.(PTI Photo)
Rescue operation underway in flood-hit Aska area of Ganjam district, Odisha on Saturday.(PTI Photo)

Flood situation improves in Odisha; death toll climbs to 24

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 08:48 PM IST
Heavy rain pounded Odisha over the last three days following Cyclone Titli’s landfall on Gopalpur in the southwestern part of the state.
Local people watch the recovery of dead bodies at the foothill stream near Baraghar under Rayagada block of Gajapati district of Odisha, where 16 persons died in a rockslide in the aftermath cyclonic storm Titli.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT)
Local people watch the recovery of dead bodies at the foothill stream near Baraghar under Rayagada block of Gajapati district of Odisha, where 16 persons died in a rockslide in the aftermath cyclonic storm Titli.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT)

16 killed as cave hideout crumbles in rockslide triggered by Cyclone Titli

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 11:39 PM IST
Local officials said 22 tribals of Baraghara village of Gajapati’s Rayagada block had taken shelter in a cave near their village on the morning after gale force wind blew away the roofs of their huts.
The MeT centre also warned of gale wind with speed reaching 60-70 kmph and gusting up to 80 kmph along and off south Odisha coast for a few hours.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The MeT centre also warned of gale wind with speed reaching 60-70 kmph and gusting up to 80 kmph along and off south Odisha coast for a few hours.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Cyclonic storm DAYE hits Odisha, triggers heavy rains

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 06:49 AM IST
The MeT centre also warned of gale wind with speed reaching 60-70 kmph and gusting up to 80 kmph along and off south Odisha coast for a few hours.
Dayanand and Amrita after their surrender before Angul SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra.(HT Photo)
Dayanand and Amrita after their surrender before Angul SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra.(HT Photo)

Maoist couple with Rs 5 lakh bounty surrenders in Odisha after senior cadre oppose relationship

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 10:53 AM IST
Dayanand aka Chhotu Ganjhu, a section commander of the Maoists’ so-called Sundergarh-Deogarh-Sambalpur division, and Amrita aka Jali Dehury laid down their arms before Angul superintendent of police Mitrabhanu Mohapatra.
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