State

IMD issues thunderstorm alert for 3 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department has issued thunderstorm warning for three districts of Odisha today till 7.45 pm.

As per the latest bulletin, thunderstorm accompanied with hail and gusty surface wind is likely to hit at least three districts in the state till 7.45 pm today.

Ganjam, Gajapati and Puri are the districts that have been put on alert.

Latest doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with hail and gusty surface wind speed reaching 50 to 60 kmph likely to occur over the districts till 7.45 pm, a bulletin of the meteorological centre said.

People have been advised to remain alert and not to venture out during this period.

BJP Activists Express Resentment Over Ticket Distribution

Bhubaneswar: Supporters of BJP leader Amiya Dash last night staged dharna in front of the party's State headquarters here after his name was not menti...

BJD Student Leader Arrested For Illegal Firearm Trade

Bhubaneswar: BJD student leader Chinmaya Nanda Badajena was arrested late last night for his alleged involvement in illegal firearms trade in Bhubanes...

Bhadrak Farmers Stage Protest With Unsold Paddy

Bhadrak: Worried over the long delay in procurement of paddy, farmers in Basudevpur block of Bhadrak district staged a demonstration by placing gunny ...

Kandhamal MP Pratyusha To Join Congress: OPCC Chief

Bhubaneswar: Kandhamal MP and former BJD leader Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh will soon join Congress, informed Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) c...