NHRC summons Odisha government on Hirakud rehab failure

Adjudicating a petition filed by Supreme Court lawyer and rights activist Radhakanta Tripathy, the NHRC has directed the Chief Secretary to reply by December 7.

published on : 29th October 2020

Odisha plans 'Eco Retreat' at five destinations to revive COVID-hit tourism sector

Organised for the first time in the State, the event at Konark was highly successful with record occupancy and it evolved as a distinct tourism brand.

published on : 18th September 2020

Despite water levels reducing, misery remains for flood-affected people in Odisha

According to an offical, because of the high tides in the sea which push the rivers back, it can be said that flood waters will be released after the full moon day from September 2 onwards.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Flood situation in Mahanadi likely to improve, Odisha CM to make aerial survey

Over 14.5 lakh people in 3256 villages of 20 districts of the state have been affected by the swelling waters which inundated a large area in the coastal districts

published on : 31st August 2020

Hirakud Dam water creates flood havoc in Odisha's Athagarh, Banki

Several villages in Athagarh and Banki sub-divisions of Cuttack district have been hit due to release of water from Hirakud Dam.

published on : 31st August 2020

Water from Hirakud released, over 2,000 people shifted to relief centres in Sambalpur city

Areas including Binakhandi, Talbhatapara, Chandan Nagar and others have been waterlogged due to the heavy discharge of water from the dam.

published on : 30th August 2020

Water-level of Mahanadi river rises, 44 sluice gates of Hirakud Dam opened

The flood in the Mahanadi river system is likely to affect coastal districts including Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh and parts of Kendrapara.

published on : 29th August 2020

Officials inspect damage to crops in Hirakud due to release of effluent from HIL plant

The farmers, united under the banner of Jaydurga Anchalik Krushak Sangathan handed over a memorandum over the issue to team led by chief district agriculture officer Santosh Ray.

published on : 29th August 2020

Odisha rains: 40 sluice gates of Hirakud Dam opened

As many as 40 gates of Hirakud dam have been opened to release water from the reservoir which had risen to following heavy rains in the upper catchment areas.

published on : 29th August 2020

Odisha sounds another flood alert as heavy rains swell Mahanadi

Flood in Mahanadi will affect Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Nayagarh, and Jagatsingpur districts, Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena said.

published on : 28th August 2020

Odisha Hirakud Dam Reservoir opens 16 gates

The water level has reached an alarming level in Hirakud Dam Reservoir (HDR) following incessant rainfall in the upper catchments of Mahanadi river.

published on : 28th August 2020

Abducted Odisha businessman rescued within 12 hours by Sambalpur police near Hirakud

Agarwal, while speaking to mediapersons on Saturday, said he had been to Sason to supervise construction of a boundary wall around a land mine at around 1.30 am on Friday.

published on : 12th July 2020

Three more Hirakud gates opened

Three more sluice gates of Hirakud dam were opened on Saturday. At present, flood water is being released through 15 sluice gates of the dam.

published on : 28th June 2020

Hirakud Dam releases season’s first floodwater

The season’s first floodwater from Hirakud Dam was released into Mahanadi river through 10 sluice gates on Thursday.

published on : 26th June 2020

Hirakud dam to release flood water on June 25

Similarly, the inflow of water into the reservoir was 63,951 cusec and the outflow  15,263 cusec.

published on : 23rd June 2020
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