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: The Orissa High Court has ordered eviction of illegal prawn gherries at Chilika, Bhitarkanika and other eco-sensitive wetland areas in Puri and Ganjam district. While directing the Collectors of…
Khurdha: Fire officials have safely rescued all the passengers of a boat that got stuck in the middle of Nalabana in Chilika lake on Sunday evening. The incident took place when the boat was returning from Kalijai temple. “The machine developed technical glitch at Nalabana when we are returning from Kalijai temple. We all the […]
Bhubaneswar: The observation during the mid-winter census of the avian species across all forest divisions in Odisha is certain to bring smiles on the faces of bird lovers and ornithologists. The survey conducted by wildlife divisions this month revealed the presence of 20.40 lakh birds including the migratory species, surpassing the previous year count of […]
Bhubaneswar: The annual headcount exercise of dolphins inhabiting in the backwaters of Chilika Lake began on Sunday. Official sources said, 18 teams comprising 109 officials from forest department, Chilika Development Authority (CDA), WWF, Motor Boat Association, representatives of several NGOs and students of Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) have been engaged for the […]
Puri: Commuters at Janhikuda Dock were subjected to an unpleasant surprise on Friday after the boat service to cross Chilika was suspended in the wake of flora-fauna survey conducted by the Chilika Development Authority (CDA). As per reports the services of the pontoon bridge at the Janhikuda dock has also been suspended by the CDA […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst the bird flu scare in several parts of the country, around 400 bird samples from Chilika have been sent for examination, Khordha Chief District Veterinary Officer Dr Bishnu Charan Sahoo said on Tuesday. Apart from the bird samples of various migratory birds from Chilika, poultry samples from OUAT have also sent to the […]
Chilika: The annual bird census at Chilika Lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon, began today in five ranges under the Chilika wildlife division- Tangi, Balugaon, Rambha, Satapada and Chilika. As many as 21 teams comprising over 111 wildlife officials, experts, volunteers and environmentalists started the headcount exercise which began at 6 am today. While 19 […]
Khordha: The officials of Tangi wildlife division on Monday arrested two poachers on the charges of hunting migratory birds in Chilika Lake, largest brackish water lagoon in the continent. At least 13 carcasses of migratory birds have been seized from their possession, a forest official said. The duo was nabbed from Bhusandapur area during patrolling […]