Flood woes compounded by fresh rains in Odisha

Fresh rains triggered by a low pressure compounded the miseries of flood victims in Odisha.

People evacuated from marooned areas in Odisha

A large number of people were evacuated from areas marooned due to breaches in Baitarani river embankment in Odisha`s Jajpur and Bhadrak districts on Tuesday.

Thousands evacuated as Odisha river breaches embankment

About 10,000 people were evacuated and moved to safer places after the Baitarani river breached its embankment following heavy rain in Odisha`s Jajpur district.

NGT issues notice to Centre, Odisha Govt on river water use

National Green Tribunal issued notice to Centre & Odisha alleging iron ore refining company Brahmani River Pellets Ltd (BRPL) Stemcor, is drawing water from Baitarani without environmental clearance.