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Odisha Flood Updates: Mahanadi In Spate, Submergence In Low Lying Districts

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rain in the upper catchment areas has triggered fear of a moderate flood in the districts adjoining Mahanadi river basin. As per information received from Odisha State Emergency Operation Centre, about 6.52 lakh cusec of water was discharged through a total of 24 gates of Hirakud Dam at 9 am today. The outflow […]

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Cuttack Collector conducts surprise visit during night at Sadar Tehsil office

Cuttack: Amidst apprehension of possible flood, the Cuttack district administration had issued direction to government officials to remain alert and carry out their duties round-the-clock. However, such directions are allegedly ignored as the officials are not joining their respective duties. The matter came to light during the surprise visit of Cuttack Collector Bhawani Shankar Chayani […]

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Chhattisgarh responsible for floods in Odisha: BJD

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the Chhattisgarh government for releasing excess water into the Mahanadi without prior information. Speaking to media, BJD vice president, Debi Prasad Mishra blamed the neighbouring state for flooding in Mahanadi and stated that lack of information from the Chhattisgarh government about the […]