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Friday July 25th 2014

Cyclone Phailin Projected/Predicted Path + Latest News

Below is the projected/predicted path of Cyclone Phailin, the latest news about Phailin is below the image!

Cyclone Phailin Path
Image Credit: USAF Joint Typhoon Warning Center



Cyclone Phailin – Google News

India: Cyclone-hit mushroom farmers unlikely to get compensation – FreshPlaza


India: Cyclone-hit mushroom farmers unlikely to get compensation
FreshPlaza
… kept track of mushroom cultivation and the farmers involved in it has not kept track of their losses during the cyclone. According to him, during disbursement of compensation for agricultural losses during Phalin, mushroom growers may not get any

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:48 pm

Odisha govt rewards CMC officials accused of bungling Phailin relief – Odisha Sun Times


Odisha govt rewards CMC officials accused of bungling Phailin relief
Odisha Sun Times
… during Naveen Patnaik's 14-year rule, the Odisha government has rewarded two retired OAS officers of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), who were accused of being involved in the loot of relief materials during Cyclone Phailin in October last

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 3:53 am

Phailin-hit mushroom farmers unlikely to get compensation – The Hindu


The Hindu

Phailin-hit mushroom farmers unlikely to get compensation
The Hindu
Mushroom growers of Ganjam district fear that they may not get any compensation for their losses during cyclone Phailin in October 2013. Their fear is based on information they got from the office of the deputy director of horticulture in Berhampur

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:44 am

78 Telangana mandals declared Phailin hit – Deccan Chronicle


78 Telangana mandals declared Phailin hit
Deccan Chronicle
Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Thursday declared 78 mandals in five districts as “affected due to heavy rains, floods and hailstorms on account of Cyclone Phailin”. The Cyclone had hit the state between October 21 and October 27, 2013.

Posted on 17 July 2014 | 10:21 pm

BRAU Completes Study in Phailin-Hit Villages – The New Indian Express


BRAU Completes Study in Phailin-Hit Villages
The New Indian Express
Addressing a meeting on the campus, UNICEF state chief Ruth Leona said that BRAU was chosen by the UNICEF as a partner to study water quality in 240 villages affected by cyclone Phailin and the survey revealed that water in only 60-80 villages was safe.

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 2:34 am

Phailin Shrunk Rushikulya Rookery – The New Indian Express


Phailin Shrunk Rushikulya Rookery
The New Indian Express
BHUBANESWAR: Cyclonic storm Phailin did spare the State but left the rookery of Olive Ridley turtles at Rushikulya river mouth significantly altered leading to a decline in mass nesting this year, a latest study has revealed. The massive storm caused …

Posted on 14 July 2014 | 3:05 am

Cyclone Phailin caused seed crisis: Odisha govt – Times of India


Cyclone Phailin caused seed crisis: Odisha govt
Times of India
… minister Pradeep Maharathy said 4,83,935 quintal of certified seeds had been provided to farmers. He attributed the scarcity to 1.3 lakh quintal of paddy getting damaged during harvesting and 2,000 quintal of paddy seed destroyed during cyclone

Posted on 12 July 2014 | 6:29 am

Pact inked for $153 mn WB loan for Phailin recovery plan – Business Standard


Pact inked for $153 mn WB loan for Phailin recovery plan
Business Standard
Cyclone Phailin, which made a landfall on the southern coast of Odisha during October 2013 at a windspeed of 200 km an hour, had affected half a million hectares of farm land and damaged 80 per cent of the power transmission infrastructure in the
$153 mn World Bank assistance for disaster recovery in 3 Odisha districtsOdisha Sun Times
Odisha to build disaster resilient housesOdishaChannel
World Bank to provide $153m loan for Odisha Disaster Recovery ProjectNetIndian

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Posted on 11 July 2014 | 3:32 pm

ActionAid extended livelihood support in Phailin affected 92 villages in Odisha – Orissadiary.com


Orissadiary.com

ActionAid extended livelihood support in Phailin affected 92 villages in Odisha
Orissadiary.com
Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: To restore the livelihood of the survivors of Cyclone Phailin and its subsequent floods, ActionAid with its local partners extended livelihood support in 92 villages in Ganjam, Puri and Mayurbhanj districts

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Posted on 10 July 2014 | 2:01 pm

Texas Students Impart Training to Six Phailin-Hit Villages – NDTV


NDTV

Texas Students Impart Training to Six Phailin-Hit Villages
NDTV
File photo: A man surveys his dilapidated house in Ganjam district after Cyclone Phailin hit Odisha coast. Berhampur: A group of students from Texas University, USA, have imparted training on computer operation, spoken English and skill development to …

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Posted on 6 July 2014 | 8:19 am

Cyclone Phailin – Yahoo News Search Results

Char Dham Yatra halted: India's disaster management totters on the edge!

More than 50 million people are affected by natural disasters annually, but despite this the second most populous country in the world suffers from serious lack of disaster preparedness.

Posted on 17 July 2014 | 3:12 pm

Global Perspectives on the Benefits of Biotech Crops

Three farmers, each from a different developing country, recently shared their perspectives on GMO Answers about how biotech crops can contribute to improved food security – growing more food using fewer resources, with seeds that help farmers adapt to changing climate conditions. Gilbert Arap Bor writes how biotech seeds, currently banned in Kenya, could help address devastating yield loss due …

Posted on 17 July 2014 | 1:01 pm

Blackbucks migrate to newer habitats in Ganjam

According to the DFO, the animals seem to have migrated from Buguda and Aska forest ranges after cyclone Phailin

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 7:06 am

Mohapatra in central role

Bhubaneswar, July 13: In the first secretary-level appointment by the Narendra Modi government, state chief secretary Jugal Kishore Mohapatra was today named as the secretary in the ministry of fertilisers.

Posted on 13 July 2014 | 11:54 pm

Cyclone Phailin caused seed crisis: Odisha govt

The Opposition on Friday blamed the state government for acute shortage of paddy seeds in the state.

Posted on 12 July 2014 | 6:41 am

Pact inked for $153 mn WB loan for Phailin recovery plan

The project is aimed at restoring and improving housing and public services in the impacted areas of the state and increase the capacity of the government entities to respond promptly and effectively during similar crisis in future.

Posted on 11 July 2014 | 5:54 pm

Pact inked for $153 mn World Bank loan for Phailin recovery

The Union government and World Bank today signed a $153 million loan agreement for funding Phailin recovery project in Odisha. The project is aimed at restoring and improving housing and public services in the impacted areas of the state and …

Posted on 11 July 2014 | 3:41 pm

Know the satellites launched by PSLV C-23

Sriharikota, June 30: The PSLV C-23 launch successfully completed all its four phases. Moreover, this is considered to be the most cost-effective satellite launch ever, even lesser than the Hollywood blockbuster "Gravity", as Narendra Modi pointed out. But what made

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 9:33 am

Develop a satellite that India could gift to SAARC countries: Modi

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the Indian Space Research Organisatinon (Isro) to develop a SAARC satellite, which can be gifted by India to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 7:09 am

Develop a satellite that could be gifted to SAARC countries: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked Isro to develop a SAARC satellite, which can be gifted by India to the SAARC region

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 5:31 am