Heavy downpour triggered by Cyclone Phailin on Monday led to floods in several rivers in Odisha, leaving more than 2.5 lakh people marooned in Balasore.

The Odisha Government issued heavy rain and flood alert for six coastal districts after the low pressure-induced showers lashed many parts of the State on Sunday.

BALASORE: A century-old canal between Odisha and West Bengal has become a major poll issue in Balasore parliamentary constituency.

Flood control measures in northern parts of Balasore, known as flood prone area of the State, will be the major poll plank for the political parties in the district.

Odisha added yet another chapter in its health care service with introduction of Urban Health Mission, which among other things will stress on reproductive and child health programmes as well as co

A total road network of 1790.37 km will be established in 14 districts

ADB approves Rs 967 cr road projects for Phailin hit regions
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved Rs 966.75 crore for 484 new road projects to be implemented across 14 districts of Odisha hit by tropical cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

The 480-km coastline of Odisha continues to battle sanitation issues with the mechanised cleaning proposal of the Tourism Department yet to take off.

The Union Cabinet on Thursday referred the MB Shah Commission’s report on illegal mining in Orissa to a committee of secretaries to scrutinise the report, which has indicted the Orissa government f

Outbreak of epidemic is looming large following floods in Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts. While two persons have died of diarrhoea in Morada, several others have been hospitalised.

With water receding fast, flood situation in 12 blocks of Odisha's Balasore district is likely to improve.