16 trains cancelled by ECoR for cyclone ‘Titli’

BHUBANESWAR, OCT 12 At least 16 trains have been cancelled and several others rescheduled by the East Coast Railway (ECoR) Friday due to submergence of track following heavy rain triggered by cyclone ‘Titli’, an ECoR official said. The water on the railway track in Berhampur-Palasa section, submerged since Thursday night, is yet to recede due […]

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Mission Zero casualty achieved while negotiating with cyclone Titli: CM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 The Odisha Government on Thursday morning declared it has achieved “Mission Zero Casualty”, while negotiating severe cyclone ‘Titli’ in the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the situation resulted due to severe cyclone that made landfall near Palasa and entered to Gajapati with a bang. However, due to timely evacuation measures […]

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Six trains cancelled, many rescheduled by ECoR

BHUBANESWAR, OCT 11 With cyclone Titli damaging railway structures at many places, East Coast Railway (ECoR) Thursday cancelled at least six trains and rescheduled some others besides gearing up to restore normal services. After making landfall near Palasa in Andhra Pradesh, very severe cyclone Titli caused extensive damage to station buildings, platform shelters and foot […]

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Cyclone Titli: Power supply hit in Ganjam and Gajapati districts

Berhampur, Oct 11 With the very severe cyclone Titli uprooting more than 100 electric poles and a large number of trees at many places, power supply and road communication was severely hit in Odisha’s Ganajm and Gajapati districts Thursday, officials said. Power lines also got snapped at many places as uprooted trees and broken branches […]

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Cyclone Titli leaves 8 dead in AP, causes widespread damage in Odisha

Amaravati(AP)/Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 Cyclone ‘Titli’ made landfall on the eastern coast of the country early on Thursday claiming eight lives and wrecking havoc in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh, while causing widespread damage in neighbouring Odisha. While no loss of lives were reported in Odisha, the “very severe” cyclonic storm left a trail […]

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Rupee recovers after slumping to record low, up 9 paise to 74.12

Mumbai, Oct 11 The rupee climbed 9 paise to end at 74.12 per dollar Thursday after tumbling to a fresh lifetime low in intra-day trade amid a sharp sell-off in global markets. Softening crude oil prices and the greenback weakening against other currencies provided support to the home unit, brokers said. Asian and European equities […]

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House Committee asks DGP to ensure production of Iyer Mitra before it on Oct 23

Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 The Odisha Assembly House Committee Thursday asked the DGP to ensure physical production of Abhijit Iyer Mitra before it on October 23 even as the Delhi-based journalist through an e-mail tendered apology for his remarks against Odisha, Konark and lawmakers. A notice will be soon be served to Iyer Mitra to appear […]

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Sensex crashes over 750 pts; Nifty ends below 10,300 on global rout

Mumbai, Oct 11 The BSE Sensex slumped over 750 points to end at a six-month low and NSE Nifty ended below the 10,300 mark Thursday as global indices witnessed across-the-board losses after investor sentiment was hit by heavy sell-off in world markets. The 30-share index, which commenced with a gap down opening, cracked over 1,000 […]

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Odisha stares at possible flood situation

Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 As the very severe cyclonic storm Titli triggered heavy downpour in eight districts in last two days, Odisha stares at a possible flood situation in its coastal belt. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places, and extremely heavy […]

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