With rivers in the region getting wider due to soil erosion along the embankments, it is existential problem for many villages along the river.

Bhubaneswar: The water levels in most of the major rivers in Odisha receded today following scanty rain in the catchment areas during the past 24 hours, official sources said.

Minister says no sign of flood yet

Increasing water levels at key rivers caused by copious rains in their catchment areas have alerted the state government, which is yet to finish the embankment strengthening works in the areas that were inundated in back-to-back flood in September last year. Though water levels at Mahanadi, Bramhani, Subaranarekha and Upper Kolab rivers are below the danger level, their gradual rise amid a low pressure climate indicate a worsening situation in case of further downpour, government officials warned.

Bhubaneswar: Water levels continued to rise in major rivers including Mahanadi following heavy rains in the catchment areas and release of surplus water from various reservoirs in Odisha on Sunday.

Co hopes to finalise equity deal by this month-end for its KG block that lies next to RIL’s D6 field

It is not just the Ganga in Kanpur or the Mithi in Mumbai, a total of 150 rivers across India are being heavily and alarmingly polluted, threatening a large population.

The delays in developing the Machhakata coal mine in Odisha may hit the power generation capacity of Maharashtra and Gujarat by nearly 6,000MW, of which 3,890MW belongs to MahaGenco, the state powe

As the country awaits the spread of the monsoon, the water level in 84 major reservoirs crucial for irrigation and power generation is running below the levels of last year.

Bhubaneswar: Even as Posco India is prepared to go for construction at proposed plant site near Paradip in October, no fresh agreement has so far been signed between the Odisha government and the S

New Delhi: Kerala’s tranquil stretches of emerald green backwaters and Mumbai are among several locales on the western and eastern coasts facing threat from the rising sea level due to climate chan