Mahanadi river

Mahanadi riverbank turns into dumping yard for expired drugs

However, efforts to get a response on the matter from CMC commissioner Nikhil Pavan Kalyan proved futile.

published on : 26th January 2023

Teacher drowns in bid to save student in Odisha

He was identified as Saroj Kumar Das (26) of Sankhapada village. Sources said around 40 students of the coaching centre had gone for picnic to Kantilo when one of them slipped into the river.

published on : 29th December 2022

Elephant herd strays into Mahanadi plain in Cuttack

Though there is less chance of the herd moving towards the city, forest staff have been kept on alert at different place to watch their movement,he added.

published on : 12th December 2022

Youth drowns while learning to swim in Mahanadi river

Eyewitness said while other youths succeeded in returning to the bank, Shohel along with three other youths had swam up to 50 mtr distance.

published on : 12th December 2022

Sambalpur: Anicut breach fuels water shortage fear

The 30 ft wide, 2 feet deep breach has led to water crisis for residents of Sambalpur town

published on : 2nd November 2022

Mahanadi riverfront plan hits NGT wall, no construction allowed

It further stated that area where forest is to be developed may be handed over to the Forest department after demarcation.

published on : 24th September 2022

Green panel reserves judgement on reclaimed Mahanadi riverbed

Neither concretization nor compacting with gravel be permitted at extended Baliyatra ground.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Gharial hatchling rescued from Mahanadi river

Consulting scientist for the gharial recovery project Prof Sudarshan Maharana said the rescued hatchling belongs to the clutch of 2021.

published on : 7th September 2022

Cuttack administration in a fix over NGT report on Baliyatra

Now, NGT will have to examine the matter in light of the report of a five-member committee submitted earlier.

published on : 5th September 2022

NGT panel seeks halt to any activity on Baliyatra land

The expert committee was constituted in response to the two petitions which sought intervention against the reclaiming of the river bed for commercial purposes.

published on : 4th September 2022

Scrap dealer kills staff over theft suspicion, dumps body in Mahanadi river

In a shocking incident, a scrap dealer in Khurda district allegedly killed his employee on suspicion of theft and disposed off the body in the swollen Mahanadi river in Nayagarh.

published on : 29th August 2022

Mahanadi river tribunal hearing scheduled for September 24

Hearing could not be held because common information format is yet to be finalised

published on : 29th August 2022

Odisha flood cleans Ansupa lake, farmers worried about the accumulation of weeds

The affected farmers of the panchayat have urged both the Revenue and the Agriculture departments to conduct a field survey and provide financial assistance to them for clearing their farmland of weed

published on : 27th August 2022

Flood hits water supply in Cuttack

Express News Service @ Cuttack THE flood in Mahanadi river system has hit drinking water supply in the Millennium City for the last seven days with deposit of sand in the 129 MLD water treatment plant

published on : 23rd August 2022

BJP blasts BJD govt, says flood ‘man-made’

The prevailing flood situation in Odisha has caused big damage in 13 coastal districts.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Odisha floods: Lack of sluice gates leading to deluge in Mahanadi river

As per reports, as many as 17 natural nullahs are flowing through different blocks and directly converging with Mahanadi at various locations.

published on : 21st August 2022

Odisha floods: Weak embankments on Mahanadi river pose breach threat

The flood protection embankments of Mahanadi and its tributary rivers Luna, Chitroptala and Birupa have weakened due to erosion by the swell force of the rivers. 

published on : 19th August 2022

Odisha floods: Mahanadi floodwater receding, several villages remain cut off from outside world

Drinking water crisis in flood-hit areas of Kendrapara; relief materials yet to reach many villages in Jagatsinghpur

published on : 19th August 2022

BJP blames BJD for flood situation in Odisha

THE BJP on Wednesday held the State government responsible for the flood situation in the lower catchment of Mahanadi river, which has affected more than 12 districts.

published on : 18th August 2022

Mahanadi, Paika breach embankments, wreak havoc in Jagatsinghpur

Local MLA unhappy with flood report prepared by administration

published on : 18th August 2022
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