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Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia for each family of lightning victims : Odisha CM - The Indian Express

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of 18 persons who died after lightning struck them yesterday. The death toll was 11 till last reports came in yesterday. A press release issued by ...and more »

11 killed in lightning strikes in Odisha - Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Lightning strikes in Odisha's Bhadrak, Balasore and Kendrapara districts on Sunday claimed the lives of 11 people, and left around eight injured. While five died in Bhadrak, three each were killed in Balasore and in Kendrapara districts, ...and more »

Odisha: Lightning kills 33 in two days; Naveen Patnaik announces compensation of Rs 4 lakh - Firstpost

Bhubaneswar: At least 33 persons were killed in lightning strikes in the last two days in Odisha, an official said on Monday. While 18 persons were killed by lightning strikes on Sunday, 15 more were reported to have died in the state on Monday ...and more »

Lightning claims 30 lives within 24 hours in Odisha - Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Lightning caused havoc in Odisha in the last 24 hours claiming 30 lives and leaving many injured. Twelve persons died in lightning on Monday afternoon while 18 persons reportedly died due to lightning incidents across the state on ...and more »

16 more killed in lightning strikes in Odisha - The Indian Express

Lightning strikes in different parts of Odisha on Monday claimed the lives of 16 people and left over a dozen injured, raising the toll in such incidents to 34 since yesterday. Four persons were killed in separate incidents in Cuttack district today ...and more »

Odisha: Lightning kills 34 people in the past 36 hours - Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Lightning kills more people in Odisha than any other calamity in the state, the latest being death of 34 persons in last 36 hours. An average of 325 people die of lightning every year in Odisha. As many as 1623 people have succumbed to ...and more »

15 killed, 6 injured in separate lightning strikes in Odisha - Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: At least 15 persons were killed and six others injured on Sunday in separate lightning strikes in the state. These deaths were reported from Bhadrak, Balasore, Kendrapada, Keonjhar and Sundargarh districts. Most of the deceased were ...and more »

Lightning claims 16 lives in a day - The New Indian Express

Lightning has been a major cause of deaths in Odisha and was included as a State-specific disaster on April 1, 2015. Compensation for lightning deaths was raised to Rs 4 lakh per head. Share Via Email. Published: 30th July 2017 10:57 PM | Last Updated: ...and more »

CM announces ex-gratia for kin of 18 lightning victims - Kalinga TV

KalingaTV News Network. CM announces ex-gratia for kin of people who died due to lightning Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the next of kin of the 18 deceased persons who lost ...and more »

Lightning kills 12 in 4 districts in Odisha - Kalinga TV

KalingaTV News Network. Lightning kills 12 persons in four districts of Odisha Bhubaneswar: As many as 12 persons were killed and many others injured in lightning strikes in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Keonjhar districts on Sunday. Five of the 12 ...and more »