Chilika Lake News
Puri district was found to be the most affected by Cyclone Fani. The days that followed the storm were a story of desperation and community, of serpentine lines outside government offices and the endless wait for relief supplies
Govt apathy, unchecked fishing mafia forcing Odisha’s Chilika fishermen to migrate to southern states
For decades, traditional fishermen like Laxmidhar Behera, 45, of Bhusandapur village, which is connected to the lake by a small canal, have been spending each day on their small boats throwing out their fishing nets in the hope of a good catch of a variety of fish indigenous to the lake.
BJD party workers in Bhubaneshwar demand Baijayant Panda's arrest for flying chopper over 'eco-sensitive' Chilika lake
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) workers staged a protest in Bhubaneswar, demanding the arrest of their former party leader Baijayant Jay Panda for allegedly flying his chopper over an "eco-sensitive zone" in Chilika Lake.
Baijayant Panda denied the charge, and took to Twitter to accuse the Odisha government of trying to "handicap his movement."
Centre approves proposal for setting up water aerodromes; sites in Odisha, Gujarat identified for development of facilities
The civil aviation ministry has approved a proposal for setting up of water aerodromes in the country, with Chilika Lake in Odisha, Sardar Sarovar Dam and Sabarmati River Front in Gujarat.
Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday asked the Odisha government to support UNESCO's plan of developing Chilika lake as World Heritage Site.
The story of Chandaka and its refugee elephants should not be viewed as a local issue. It is a microcosm of the state of wildlife and wildlife habitats across India
Patrolling around the famous Chilika Lake in Odisha has been intensified to curb poaching ahead of 'Chhadakhai' on Friday. There is a huge demand for meat, chicken, egg and fish on Chhadakhai, which falls after Kartika Purnima. Hindus refrain from eating non-vegetarian food during the month of Kartika and after the full moon, which falls today, they eat non-vegetarian delicacies.