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Boat capsizes near Hirakud dam in Odisha, 17 killed

With the recovery of six more bodies, the toll in the boat mishap in Hirakud reservoir in Sambalpur district, Odisha, on Monday rose to 17. "At least 17 bodies have so far been recovered and three......

Over 2,000 dead as heat wave refuses to relent

The nationwide death toll on Friday rose to 2005 as the intense heat wave continued to sweep many parts of the country, with Palamau in Jharkhand recording the highest temperature of 47 degrees......

Flood woes compounded by fresh rains in Odisha

Fresh rains triggered by a low pressure compounded the miseries of flood victims in Odisha. "Though water receded in several rivers, the plight of people sheltered on high river embankments and......

Flood situation grim in Odisha as toll mounts to 34

Flood waters engulfed vast areas of the delta region of Mahanadi river system in Odisha even as the death toll due to heavy rains and floods in the state climbed to 34. As many as 9.95 lakh people......

Eight killed, two missing as storm hits Odisha

At least eight persons were killed and two others missing in separate incidents of boat capsize and other mishaps when a severe northwesterner hit Jharsuguda and Bargarh districts of western......

Don't expect power cuts this summer

Reservoirs are brimming with water and higher coal stocks at power plants have improved the prospects for electricity generation this summer. An ongoing slump in power demand has nearly halved the......

Odisha govt strongly favoured Hindalco for coal blocks: PM

Excerpts from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s statement on the Talabira matter reveals the full story on coal block allocation in Odisha. The prime minister received a letter dated May 7,......

Markets end higher led by heavyweights

The benchmark indices ended on a strong note on Tuesday, amid positive global cues, led by heavyweights such as Infosys, HUL and HDFC. The Nifty closed above its crucial psychological levels of......

Vedanta did not pay water bills: Orissa

Vedanta Aluminum Ltd (VAL), already struggling to get environment and forest clearances for its Orissa projects, is now faced with a new challenge.The state government's water resources department......

SEZ concept enormously destructive: Govt report

Special economic zones are nothing but special exemption zones and there is no reason to exempt these from all law. Hence, scrap these, is the recommendation of the Committee on Land Reforms and......
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Work begins on new spillways in Odisha's Hirakud dam

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Sambalpur, Aug 20: Hirakud dam authorities have started work on construction of two more spillways to reduce pressure... ...

http://odishasuntimes.com/2015/08/20/work-begins-on-two-more-spillways-in-odishas-hirakud-dam/
Hindalco to focus on controlling costs over the next two quarters

Hindalco Industries Ltd, the country's largest aluminium producer, will focus on controlling costs over the next two quarters as it tries to... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/HIzYxWlfbZtvaLBFaNmpUK/Hindalco-to-focus-on-controlling-costs-over-the-next-two-qua.html
Heavy rains in upper catchment areas of Mahanadi river

With the Met department predicting more rainfall in the upper catchment areas of river Mahanadi, the authorities of Hirakud Dam today opened 11... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/heavy-rains-in-upper-catchment-areas-of-mahanadi-river-news-national-piduEdigajdei.html
Depression Moves to J'khand Border

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Government is keeping a watch on the depression which moved from Gangetic West Bengal to neighbouring Jharkhand and is now... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Depression-Moves-to-Jkhand-Border/2015/08/03/article2954804.ece
Panel to Draw Road Map for Smart City Bid

BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to get some of its cities enlisted in the Centre's Smart City scheme, the State Government on Friday decided to set up a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Panel-to-Draw-Road-Map-for-Smart-City-Bid/2015/08/01/article2951490.ece

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