The Commission decided to provide her ₹ 20 lakh ex-gratia as an exception, Virus-induced antibodies prevalent among two out of five persons in 10 districts, it says. Water Initiatives, Odisha (WIO), the leading voice of water in Odisha for nearly three decades, has invited nominations from individuals and communities for the 3rd batch of Odisha Water Honours. In conversation with K. J. Joy of SOPPECOM, River conservation efforts need to be prioritised, Nominations invited for third batch of Odisha Water Honours. Many of the great civilizations flourished around the rivers, for example, Egyptian Civilization started around Nile River, Mesopotamian Civilization near Tigris River and Indus civilization around Indus River. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. Subscribe to The Hindu now and get unlimited access. 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However numerous barrages apart from the Hirakud … As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. Rivers in India can be categorized in many ways out of which some prominent ways are: Let us first understand these categories one by one. It’s a support for truth and fairness in journalism. The Mahanadi is a major river in East Central India. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. Semi-permanent are those rivers which are deprived of the flow 1 to 25 percent of time. Soil health is declining in India: Report, Loan waiver alone cannot solve farmers' woes: Experts, Solar irrigation cooperative to solve groundwater crisis. Start your 14 days free ... Minister Uma Bharti over sharing waters of the Mahanadi river by Odisha and Chattisgarh ended in an impasse. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. The latter reiterating that work on the barrages began more than a decade ago and had too far gone for a halt. It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! ( MP Police SI Exam 2014)Answer : Narmada, Question : On which river is Chamba situated? Question : Which is the largest river of Indian Sub-Continent? We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. However its farthest headwaters lie 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from Pharsiya village 442 metres (1,450 ft) above sea level about 11 km, in a dense patch of forest, south of Sihawa town in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh. Arghyam initiative. Ephemeral are those rivers which possess no flow 26 to 75 percent of time. Tons River is the largest tributary of Yamuna. Rivers have always played an important role in human’s life. Civilizations tended to grow up in river valleys as they provide irrigation, potable water, cheap transportation, electricity, as well as provide livelihoods. Naraj is situated at approximately 11 km from Cuttack. East flowing Vs West flowing river: If the river falls into Bay of Bengal then it is east flowing river whereas if it drains into Arabian Sea then it is west flowing river. It mainly consists of those rivers which flow only during the rainy season and usually originate in plateau region. Rajim kumbh mela has left the Mahanadi river crying for attention. under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 IN license. Gangotri Glacier (Bhagirathi), Uttarakhand, Angsi Glacier in Himalayas in  Tibet, but enters India in Arunachal Pradesh, Merges with Ganga and ends in Bay of Bengal, Originates in Tibetan plateau, Enters India in J&K, Tributary of Ganga, starting at Gomat Taal, UP, Tributary of Ganga, starting at Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, Nepal; Ganges tributary at Indo-Nepal border, Joins Ganga near Katihar district of Bihar, Starts from Bara Bhangal, Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh, Tributary of Indus river, originates at Rakshastal, Tibet, Meets Beas river in Pakistan and ends at Arabian sea, Rises at Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh, Originates in the Western Ghats near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra, Ends in Bay of Bengal near Andhra Pradesh, Tributary of Krishna river staring at Karnataka, Joins Krishna river along the border of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Rises in Eastern Satpura Ranges, Madhya Pradesh, Drains into Arabian sea via Gulf of Cambay. ; Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, the world’s largest masonry dam and India’s largest dam in length is built across Krishna River. The latest addition to India’s interstate river water conflicts, the Mahanadi will soon go water deficit if Odisha and Chhattisgarh don’t control their hunger for coal-fired power. Media reports said the Central Water Commission would constitute a committee that would “study all aspects” of the Mahanadi river basin. Perennial River – Rivers that flow throughout the year are called perennial river. Almost all the rivers originating in the Himalayan region are perennial rivers. They are also called Periodic Rivers. Odisha has contended that the construction of barrages and weirs over the river would leave insufficient water to the Hirakud dam, the most important reservoir in the State. Vindhya and Satpura ranges and Chotanagpur plateau in central India, Sahyadri or Western Ghats in western India. The Mahanadi (‘Great River’) follows a total course of 560 miles (900 km) and has an estimated drainage area of 51,000 square miles (132,100 square km). The Mahanadi penetrates the Orissa plateau at Naraj, where the river flows down amid two mountains and the distance between them is one mile. Healthy forests are necessary for healthy rivers and prosperous communities that depend on the river, say experts. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. Like many other seasonal Indian rivers, the Mahanadi too is a combination of many mountain streams and thus its precise source is impossible to pinpoint. This river flows slowly for about 900 kilometres (560 mi) and deposits more silt than any other river in the Indian subcontinent. Episodic rivers are those rivers that have no flow at least 76 percent of time. 13’, and more, Kerala govt. India is known as the land of rivers. ( HPAS 2005)Answer : Ravi, Question : “Tons’ is the tributary of which river? (HPAS 2005)Answer : Yamuna. ; Hirakund Dam, the largest earthen dam in the world is built on Mahanadi River. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. There are Seven major rivers (Indus, Brahmaputra, Narmada, Tapi, Godavari, Krishna and Mahanadi )along with their numerous tributaries that make up the river system of India. Quick Facts About Indian Rivers. River Mahanadi is an example. 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