The state government on Wednesday urged the Centre to provide financial assistance for pump storage projects from the National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF).

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and the Union power ministry would soon be approaching the Supreme Court for an urgent challenge to the rising trend among states to invoke Sect

BHUBANESWAR: The low pressure-induced rains in large parts of the State last week failed to improve water levels in major reservoirs.

BERHAMPUR: Orissa government has turned down Andhra Pradesh's request to share more water from Balimela reservoir in Malkangiri district to tackle drought situation faced by the neighbouring state due to scanty rainfall.