PARADIP

  • Cyclone Phailin: Fishermen still stranded on trawler off Paradip October 13, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Eighteen fishermen, who had ventured out in the sea despite being warned of Cyclone Phailin, were still stranded on their trawler off the coast of Paradip in Odisha for the second day on Saturday. The fishermen had sent distress calls from their mobile phones after being stranded yesterday, but coast...
  • Rain and wind batter Odisha, AP coast as super cyclone Phailin barrels down October 12, 2013

    Rain and wind lashed India's east coast on Saturday, forcing more than 400,000 people to flee to storm shelters as one of the country's largest cyclones closed in, threatening to cut a wide swathe of devastation through farmland and fishing hamlets. Filling most of the Bay of Bengal, cyclone Phailin was...
  • Thousands evacuated in Andhra as cyclone Phailin moves closer October 12, 2013

    Thousands of people were evacuated from north coastal Andhra as the cyclonic storm Phailin in Bay of Bengal further intensified and was set to hit the eastern coast by Saturday evening. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning for north Andhra and Odisha coasts. According to an IMD bulletin...
  • Odisha govt evacuates 2.5 lakh people as Phailin approaches October 12, 2013

    Heavy rains on Saturday lashed the coastal belt of Odisha, which is bracing for cyclone Phailin that is set to hit the state by the evening, as authorities shifted 2.5 lakh people to safer place in the state. Moving closer, cyclonic storm Phailin is currently positioned just 260 km off the...
  • Heavy rains lash Odisha as cyclone Phailin advances October 12, 2013

    High wind and heavy rains lashed the coastal belt of Odisha on Saturday disrupting normal life, as the severe cyclonic storm Phailin advances from the Bay of Bengal, and is expected to make landfall by Saturday evening, officials said. Authorities continued their efforts to evacuate people from the lowlaying areas of...
  • Cyclone Phailin to hit AP, Odisha this evening; over 2 lakh evacuated October 12, 2013

    Bhubaneswar/Hyderabad: Cyclone Phailin, a storm as big as Hurricane Katrina that left New Orleans a ghost town, is heading towards northern Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The storm, which is almost half the size of India, is expected to make landfall at 5:30 pm on Saturday. It has started raining in Andhra...
  • Cyclone Phailin a severe storm, to hit OdishaAP coast, affect 1.2 cr people October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Cyclone Phailin, a storm as big as the devastating hurricane Katrina that left USA's New Orleans a ghost town, is heading towards Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The storm, which is almost half the size of India, is expected have landfall at around 6 pm on October 12 near...
  • Sea turns rough ahead of cyclone Phailin landfall October 11, 2013

    Kendrapara (Odisha): With Cyclone Phailin apprehended to hit the land at Gopalpur in less than 24 hours from now, the sea has already turned turbulent forcing the fishing vessels that had ventured into the deep sea to return. Paradip Marine Fisheries Officer Ranjit Keshari Dash said there were no reports of...
  • Andhra, Odisha on high alert as cyclone Phailin nears the coast October 10, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The Andhra Pradesh government has issued a high alert in view of the cyclone along cyclonic storm Phailin along coastal Andhra and Odisha. After crossing North Andaman Islands, the deep depression over east central Bay of Bengal on Wednesday night intensified into cyclonic storm Phailin, while remaining practically stationary...
  • Blast at Posco site: Prohibitory orders issued in Patana March 4, 2013

    Paradip: As land acquisition for Posco steel plant continued for second day on Monday in Odisha, Jagatsinghpur district administration clamped prohibitory orders in Patana area where three anti-Posco activists were killed two days ago while allegedly making bombs. Prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC were imposed in Patana to...
  • Deep depression over eastcentral Bay of Bengal November 18, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: A deep depression over eastcentral Bay of Bengal, which moved westwards and lay centred about 520 km southeast of Paradip in Odisha on Sunday, is likely to take the shape of a cyclonic storm. The system would intensify further into a cyclonic storm and move slowly westnorth westwards by...
  • Odisha: CISF fires at IOC workers, 7 injured July 2, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Seven people have been injured in a firing incident at the Paradip oil refinery in Odisha. CISF personnel opened fire at IOC workers at the oil refinery. The firing took place after clashes between the workers union and the CISF personnel. Most of those injured were the IOC workers. The...
  • 27 injured in roof collapse at IFFCO plant February 20, 2012

    Paradip (Odisha): At least 27 workers were injured, 11 of them seriously, when the roof of a silo caved in at an Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) plant in Paradip on Monday. "The steel and asbestos structure in the shorebased IFFCO unit premises collapsed causing injuries to about 27 workers....
  • Posco project: Villagers remove blockades September 11, 2011

    Paradip: The barriers erected by villagers to cordon off South Korean steel major Posco's proposed steel plant in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district have been removed, paving the way for site preparatory activities to resume on the muchdelayed Rs 52,000 crore project. Work at the project site resumed on Saturday, after a gap...