Tag: Mahanadi

One dead, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi in Odisha's Jharsuguda 
One dead, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi in Odisha's Jharsuguda 

About 50 people including children and women from Kharsia area in neighbouring Chhattisgarh state had gone to a temple on an islet in the middle of the river.

  • Friday, 19 April 2024
Pollution in Mahanadi River reaches alarming levels 
Pollution in Mahanadi River reaches alarming levels 

If you look at Mahanadi River's water at Sambalpur even through the naked eye, you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand that its water has already turned unfit for any kind of use. 

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
Boat stranded in Mahanadi in Kendrapara
50 passengers stranded in Mahanadi for 3 hours as boats develop snag in Kendrapara

As per reports, around 50 passengers on board the boat were stranded in the middle of Mahanadi river for three long hours before they were safely rescued.

  • Tuesday, 30 January 2024
College girl critical after jumping into Mahanadi
College girl critical after jumping into Mahanadi

The girl, identified as a First Year Plus-III Arts student and a resident of Helei village under Kiakata police limits in Boudh, was returning home on her bicycle after college. She stopped all of a sudden on the bridge and jumped into the Mahandi. 

  • Thursday, 25 January 2024
Crocodile spotted in Bhattarika area in Cuttack, triggers panic
Crocodile spotted in Bhattarika area in Cuttack, triggers panic

Some residents of Gamei village on the banks of Mahanadi had gone to the river to take bath. However, they were appalled to see a big crocodile afloat in the river. As the news spread, a large crowd gathered on the banks.

  • Tuesday, 07 November 2023
Mahanadi  river
Researchers discover new freshwater fish species in Odisha's Mahanadi river

The new species was named Awaous Motla', said Prof Jaya Kishor Seth, the principal investigator of a project undertaken by the zoology department of Berhampur University and Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Gopalpur.

  • Thursday, 02 November 2023
Four irrigation projects on Mahanadi awaiting CWC nod due to water dispute: Odisha minister

The CWC will examine the DPRs after the final verdict of the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal, she said.

  • Friday, 29 September 2023
Suicide Bid
Woman jumps into swollen Mahanadi river over ‘family feud’ in Paradip; rescued

After jumping into river, the woman got washed away for some 5 km before she was rescued near Nehru Bangla fishing harbour.

  • Tuesday, 08 August 2023
Pick flood will cross Mundali by this evening
Low to medium flood expected in Mahanadi river system: Odisha engineer-in-chief

Around 9 to 9.5 lakh cusecs of water will flow through Mundali by this evening. It will be the pick hour and crucial time.

  • Thursday, 03 August 2023
Hirakud Dam
Mahanadi water level rising; Hirakud Dam to open gates on Sunday

As per the official announcement, Hirakud will open gates for the first time this season on July 23. A final decision on the number of gates to be opened will be taken on the same day itself. The Hirakud gates will be opened at 9 am on Sunday.

  • Friday, 21 July 2023
Mahanadi Tribunal
Mahanadi water dispute: Odisha seeks 4-week time to submit common format information before Tribunal

As per official reports, Odisha has sought four weeks' time to submit the common information format. The prayer was made on the first hearing on Tuesday after the Tribunal’s field visit to Chhattisgarh and Odisha recently.

  • Tuesday, 11 July 2023
Drunk Youth Creates Drama
Stranded ‘drunk youth’ creates high drama in Mahanadi; rescued after 4 hours

Though the team safely rescued the elderly man, they had a tough time to spot the youth as he hid near some bushy areas for long time. Later, he jumped into the river.

  • Monday, 03 July 2023
Chhattisgarh Opens All  Gates Of Kalma Barrage
Chhattisgarh Opens All 64 Gates Of Kalma Barrage, Hirakud Level Likely To Surge

The state of Chhattisgarh has once again poured oil on the raging fire of its dispute with Odisha over sharing of Mahanadi river water. The neighboring state on Friday released excess water from its Kalma barrage by opening all the gates of the dam. The development meanwhile has sparked fear over rise in water level of Hirakud dam in the downstream of the river in Odisha.

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  • Friday, 30 June 2023
Kalma Barrage
Chhattisgarh opens 64 gates of Kalma barrage; Hirakud water level likely to rise

With the release of the water, the inflow of water in Hirakud stood at 71000 cusecs at around 9 am today. The water level of Hirakud is 603.50 ft and 1.18 lakh cusecs of water is entering Mahanadi through the Kalma barrage.

  • Friday, 30 June 2023
Mahanadi water sharing dispute: Tribunal to visit Chilika today
Mahanadi water sharing dispute: Tribunal to visit Chilika today

As per the schedule, a nine-member team of the tribunal along with 24 officials from both States will visit Chilika and its mouth region to take stock of the situation.

  • Saturday, 27 May 2023