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‘Chhattisgarh planning to turn Odisha into desert’

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Mahanadi water dispute is still unresolved and the tribunal is yet to begin its proceedings, the Chhattisgarh government’s construction of a dam on the upper catchment of Ib River at Gulu in Jashpur district…

BJD up in arms over Mahanadi Tribunal delay

Bhubaneswar: Alleging conspiracy by the Centre and the Chhattisgarh State government for the delay in formation of the Mahanadi tribunal, BJD legislators today sloganeered and created a din in the Odisha Assembly. After the House…

2 jawans killed in landmine blast near Odisha border

Malkangiri: At least two jawans of District Reserve Guard were killed and five others sustained critical injuries in a serial Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasts reportedly triggered by Maoists near Bijapur-Mahadevpur in Chhattisgarh…

Naxals set afire four vehicles & machines at road work site

Raipur: Naxals set on fire today four vehicles and machines engaged in road construction work in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, a police official said. The incident took place near Koyabekur village under Fulbagdi police station limits,…

Hirakud records ‘alarming’ reduction in Mahanadi water

Sambalpur/Bhubaneswar: The flow of water into Hirakud reservoir in the downstream of Mahanadi River has been severely affected due to construction and 'regular closure' of gates of Kalma barrage by neighbouring Chhattisgarh, an assessment…

Dreaded Maoist killed in police encounter in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A dreaded Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire between police and the red rebels in Mahupadar forest in Malkangiri district bordering Chhattisgarh today. According to sources, the identity of the Maoist is yet to be…