On September 4, at least two people died after a boat capsized in Chilika lake.
According to sources, the floating vessel developed a technical snag soon after it left Satapada at around 2.15 pm with passengers on board.
Luckily, all the nine fishermen jumped into the water and were later rescued safely by another boat ‘Muktimandap'.
Residents of 35 Mouza demanded apology from Alupatna villagers to call off the strike. Repeated discussions with both the parties failed to evoke any results for two consecutive days disrupting communication at Chilika for third day.
One person went missing after a boat carrying 11 tourists from Remuna in Balasore sank while returning from Kalijai on Thursday evening.
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The Orissa High Court expressed concerns while directing the authorities to hold discussions with the fishing community in Mangalajodi area and make them understand the harmful effects of the noise created by boats on the migratory avian species.
The Orissa High Court on Tuesday shot notices to Odisha government and Chilika Development Authority in connection with public interest litigation (PIL) seeking steps to free noise pollution from the wetland areas of Chilika, Asia's second-largest brackish water lagoon.
The annual headcount exercise of dolphins inhabiting along brackish water bodies of the Chilika lake began on Sunday.
Odisha’s incredible wildlife wealth needs to be preserved for the future so that our children become true inheritors of this state’s natural heritage.
Cuttack: Expressing their support for former Kendrapara MP, Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda amid the Chilika chopper landing controversy, youth leaders from across the State today staged demonstrations against ruling-BJD at several places. The youth leaders accompanied by women also raised slogans against Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. They alleged that with ulterior political motive, Panda’s chopper has […]
Chilika: More than 100 passengers on a ferryboat were left stranded in Chilika lake today following dispute among boatmen over ghat services. The boat carrying two buses, 20 bikes and more than 100 passengers travelling from Satapada was halted midway by villagers from Mahinsa. After more than an hour of being stranded in mid of […]
Chilika: The agitation launched by the Chilika fishermen united forum in front of the Chilika Development Authority (CDA) office at Satapada entered its third day today. After taking out a protest rally, the fishermen sat on dharna in front of the CDA office opposing its unilateral actions and the proposed aerodrome project. They threatened that […]