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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…

Drowning incidents mar Holi celebrations

Berhampur/Cuttack: Holi celebration was on Friday marred by drowning of at least two persons while taking bath in separate water bodies in Odisha. In Ganjam district, one person got drowned in Gopalpur sea at the Haripur Ghat while two…

Truck falls off bridge into Mahanadi; driver, helper missing

Paradip: The driver and the helper of a truck are still missing after the vehicle fell off a bridge over Mahanadi river near Bhutamundai in Paradip late last night. Personnel of the Kujang fire brigade unit and the Orissa Disaster Rapid…

INTACH to curate heritage sites along Mahanadi river

Sambalpur: Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) today launched a programme for documentation of the tangible and intangible heritage sites along both sides of Mahanadi river, sources in it said today. Seven teams…

Tribunal on Mahanadi in 3 months: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: While maintaining that a discussion will be a better way to resolve the Mahanadi dispute and ensure enough water for Odisha, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga…