The Supreme Court today said it would not favour interlinking of rivers if it causes huge financial burden on the Centre and asked for a report on its costs.

Questioning whether the interlinking of rivers would require land acquisition, the Supreme Court on Monday said it might not favour the project if it meant a huge financial burden on the government

Governor M C Bhandare on Friday suggested that that an independent expert panel should ascertain the exact cause of high floods in river Mahanadi this year.

The Mahanadi, Orissa’s lifeline, is at the mercy of thermal power projects (TPPs) and Chhattisgarh.

Rejecting alleged water mismanagement at Hirakud dam that led to a high flood in the delta region of Mahanadi River, the Odisha government on Wednesday informed governor M C Bhandare that there was

The Orissa government on Thursday announced to build concrete roads in all the 3,000 villages which were submerged in the recent spells of flood.

Bhubaneswar: Demanding action against those responsible for alleged mismanagement of Hirakud dam, the Congress on Monday urged governor M C Bhandare to monitor utilization of central funds meant fo

Grout material in recent years has made quantum advancement and researchers have made this material more application friendly. Grouts are finding increasing applications for checking seepage under dams and in repair work for old dams.

Terming damages caused due to floods in Orissa as “huge” and “large-scale”, the Inter Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) on Friday said the State Government was likely to get higher amount of assistan

BHUBANESWAR: The inter-ministerial Central team on Friday hinted that the State is likely to get higher flood assistance this time than that in previous occasions.