Articles about Balasore

India flight tests new generation surface-to-air Akash missile

23 Jul 2021

India
India flight tests new generation surface-to-air Akash missile

India on Friday successfully flight tested the New Generation Akash (Akash-NG) missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur which is located off the Odisha coast, the DRDO sources said.

Coastal districts of Odisha need disaster-resilient infrastructure: Central team

09 Jun 2021

India
Coastal districts of Odisha need disaster-resilient infrastructure: Central team

With Odisha frequently facing natural calamities, an Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT), which is in the state to make an on-the-spot assessment of damages caused by Cyclone Yaas, said coastal districts require more disaster-resilient infrastructure, official sources said.

Cyclone Yaas: Kolkata Airport shuts operations, over 1 million evacuated

26 May 2021

India
Cyclone Yaas: Kolkata Airport shuts operations, over 1 million evacuated

The very severe cyclonic storm - Yaas - is centered around 50 km South-Southeast of Balasore in Odisha and its landfall process began around 9 am, the weather department has said.

4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall

20 May 2020

India
4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall

After Cyclone Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday, reports emerged of the deaths of two people in the state.

Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

18 May 2020

India
Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.

NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

17 May 2020

India
NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.

Coronavirus: 722 dead in India; Maharashtra records highest single-day jump

24 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: 722 dead in India; Maharashtra records highest single-day jump

On Thursday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 700 in India.

Meet Pratap Sarangi: The minister who lives in a hut

31 May 2019

Politics
Meet Pratap Sarangi: The minister who lives in a hut

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Cabinet of ministers took oath at the bedecked Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Under-trial prisoner killed by murder convict in Odisha jail hospital

11 Nov 2018

India
Under-trial prisoner killed by murder convict in Odisha jail hospital

An under-trial prisoner was killed after a murder convict allegedly hit him with a brick in Balasore district jail hospital in Odisha today, jail officials said.