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PM announces Rs 1,000 cr for cyclone relief in Odisha, Bengal, Jharkhand
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand which were battered by Cyclone Yaas and said that a team of Union......
Post-cyclone rains, flood threat affect lakhs in eastern India
A day after Cyclone Yaas tore through coastal Odisha and Bengal to cause havoc as far as Jharkhand, tornadoes, torrential rains, bridge collapses and swelling rivers continued......
Bhubaneswar airport resumes service hours after Cyclone Yaas
The Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar and the East Coast Railway, headquartered at the Odisha capital, resumed operations from Wednesday evening, hours after Cyclone Yaas hit......
Cyclone Yaas: 20 lakh evacuated; 4 dead
Cyclone 'Yaas', packing winds of up to 130-145 kmph, whiplashed the country's eastern coasts on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain, damaging houses and farmlands, and leaving at least four persons......
Yaas intensifies into very severe cyclonic storm: IMD
Cyclone Yaas intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday evening, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said, even as the states of West Bengal, Odisha and......
'Cyclone man' Mrutyunjay Mohapatra appointed IMD chief
Besides strengthening the IMD's infrastructure, Mohapatra said his priority will be to improve the dissemination of weather-related information -- from nowcasts to weather forecasts -- focus on......
Strike evokes mixed response; banking, transport services hit
While some states like Kerala and Telangana were badly hit by the strike, the impact was partial in Punjab, Haryana and Maharashtra Image: Women react from inside a police vehicle after their......
Prabhu unveils big initiatives to reform the Railways
Image: Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu with Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha Photograph, courtesy: PIB The Railway Budget presented on Thursday in......
Adani buys Dhamra Port for Rs 5,500 crore
Adani Ports has agreed to acquire DhamraPort in Odisha from Tata Steel and L&T Infrastructure Development Projects (L&T IDPL) for about Rs 5,500 crore. "The Dhamra port acquisition now gives us an......
Rail Budget: 67 express, 26 passenger trains
Offering a bonanza for train travellers, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal announced that the Indian Railways will start new 67 new Express trains, 27 passenger trains, 5 MEMU and 8 DEMU......
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