Tag: Drinking Water Crisis In Odisha

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Odisha: 1.86 cr In State Have No Access to Drinking Water in Summer!

Bhubaneswar: In a clear display of deja vu, for a whopping over 46 lakh people in Odisha, collecting a pitcher of water will prove a herculean task this summer. As per the data released by the 15th Finance Commission, only 88 per cent of the rural population in Odisha have access to safe drinking water. […]

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Heat Wave Alert: Odisha To Sizzle At 42 deg C, Tube Well May Go Dry by March-end!

Bhubaneswar: With February being on its last legs, it seems Odisha is in for a hotter March. The mercury is set to shoot over the 40 degrees Celsius mark in the third week of March. Early model forecasts suggest that the maximum day time temperature in the State will remain 3-4 degrees Celsius above the […]

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Drinking Water Crisis: Kidney Failures In Odisha Villages Are Alarming

Dhenkanal: Lack of access to clean drinking water in several villages across Odisha is emerging as a major challenge with some villages already paying a steep price. Julanga village under Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal has lost 50 of its residents in the past 10 years and all of those deaths are linked to kidney ailments due […]