Is India’s thirst for fresh water causing ocean levels to rise? Experts warn that the backwaters of Kerala and the deltas of the Ganga, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery and Mahanadi on the east coast are being threatened by rising ocean levels.

A recent Nasa study had confirmed that water tables in north India were declining at the rate of one foot per year across the northern states of India with even the ministry of water resources admitting that 109 cubic kilometres of water was lost from the aquifers along the Indus river alone.

CUTTACK/BHUBANESWAR: A hailstorm hit the Millennium City on Monday afternoon bringing relief from the sweltering weather.

BHUBANESWAR: More than four years after Satkosia was designated a Tiger Reserve, the Odisha Government has finally brought Mahanadi Wildlife Division under the unified control of the Field Director

Bhubaneswar: State-run NTPC on Saturday said that it would invest over Rs 24,000 crore to set up two power projects in Orissa in the 12th five-year plan with a view to augmenting generating capacit

With some Central industries discharging their effluents into major rivers of the State, the Odisha Government has asked them to develop their wastewater treatment facilities.

CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday allowed construction of Indian Oil Corporation Limited’s (IOCL) water intake well on the Mahanadi river bed here with the condition of dredging the reservo

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has asked some of the Central public sector undertakings (PSUs) to develop waste water treatment facilities as they were discharging their effluents into major riv

The Indian Supreme Court yesterday ordered the government to implement an ambitious project to link the major rivers of the region in a “time-bound manner”.

Odisha may be at the receiving end if the ambitious river interlinking project is implemented in letter and spirit.

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to set up a committee to plan implementation of the project to interlink rivers, which was a brainchild of the NDA government under then prime minister Atal

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