Odisha: Newly constructed concrete stairs at Gadagadia Ghat washed away 

The remaining portion of the stairs may cave in anytime as there is no concrete base to support it and the sand under the stairs are sliding into the water.

published on : 24th September 2023

‘Tipsy’ duo drives into trouble, rescued from swollen Mahanadi in Odisha

The fire officer in Tirtol Subash Chandra Bhol narrated the challenging rescue operation.

published on : 19th September 2023

Odisha: Mahanadi swell cuts off Banki villages

Mahanadi inflow into tributary Rana Nadi has also resulted in inundation of vast paddy and vegetable farmlands in Bilipada, Shimilipur and Talabasta GPs.

published on : 18th September 2023

70-year-old falls into river trying to click a selfie in Odisha, rescued

As people nearby witnessed the incident, they informed the fire personnel who rushed to the spot to trace Mishra.

published on : 13th September 2023

MCL coal corridor project lingers, villagers see red

Works department yet to take a final call on the need for additional work of Rs 56 crore

published on : 7th September 2023

Road blockade by BJD over NH expansion in Odisha

Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on NH-55 due to the blockade. 

published on : 2nd September 2023

Fear looms large as marching sea eats away embankment in Odisha

As there is a tourist spot near the Mahanadi river mouth at Nehru Bangla, hundreds of people throng the area on a daily basis.

published on : 5th August 2023

Odisha floods: Communication severed, villages cut off in Cuttack

With six feet high floodwater of Mahanadi river flowing on Ghodabar Hulu Hula Nala bridge in Banki, communication on the Subarnapur-Bindhanima road was severed.

published on : 4th August 2023

Hirakud opens five gates,13 districts put on alert

Further steps on flood management will be taken considering the rainfall on the upper catchment, inflow of water into the reservoir and the situation on the downstream.

published on : 24th July 2023

Body of suspect who fled custody found in Mahanadi river

Bablu was allegedly detained at Cantonment PS in connection with a phone theft case

published on : 23rd July 2023

Mobile theft accused flees police custody, swims across Mahanadi in Odisha

Meanwhile, Bablu’s wife Laxmipriya Behera has blamed the police for detaining her husband for more than 24 hours. 

published on : 22nd July 2023

Locals in Odisha support expansion of MCL’s Bharatpur OCP 

Meanwhile, some participants urged the authorities to prioritise more environmental-friendly practices and take measures to mitigate any adverse effect that was expected to arise.

published on : 22nd July 2023

Mahanadi dispute can be resolved through talks, says Chhattisgarh Deputy CM

Earlier, addressing party leaders and workers, Singhdeo lashed out at the Odisha government for its failure to create employment opportunities in the state.

published on : 6th July 2023

Mahanadi Coalfields land outsees continue agitation as meeting fails

At the end, the sub-collector said the administration would continue its efforts for an amicable solution between the warring parties.

published on : 5th July 2023

Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd suffers losses as protest by displaced hits coal production 

About one lakh tonne coal gets supplied from the MCL mines in Hemgir throughout the country and the protest is likely to have wider implications in power generation if it continues for days.

published on : 4th July 2023

Despite ban, debris being dumped in Mahanadi river

However, a few months after the restrictions were imposed, the fences were demolished.

published on : 3rd July 2023

Dhabaleswar temple out of bounds as river washes road away

Sources said the road is now submerged under 2-3 feet deep water. The famous Shiva temple draws scores of devotees every year.

published on : 1st July 2023

Mahanadi tribunal’s tenure extended till April 13, 2026

The Centre has extended the tenure of the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal till April 13, 2026. 

published on : 29th June 2023
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