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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......

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......

'New dam is NOT an answer to Mullaperiyar row'

Dr S Janakarajan is a professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies who specialises in agrarian institutions, interlinked agrarian markets, water management, water conflicts, stakeholder......

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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Q. Which is the longest dam in India
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Q. On which river Hirakud project was built? 1. Mahanadhi 2. Sutlej 3. Thungabadra 4. Kosi
Divya Kulkarni:  A. hirakud dam more

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Q. which is the largest soil dam in Asia?
Shubhas Yadav:  A. MAHANADHI more

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shubhas yadav
Q. which is the longest dam in India ?
Shubhas Yadav:  A. Hirakud Dam, Odisha ...... more

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Wintry chill

Cold wave sweeps across state Statesman News Service Bhubaneswar, 23 December Odisha continued to shiver with cold wave sweeping most... ...

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Alstom secures Rs 180 cr NTPC's switchyard order

NTPC has placed an order of Rs 180 crore (¤23 million) with Alstom T&D India, an arm of Alstom Grid, a global leader in power generation, power... ...

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Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy to Kashmir floods

From nature's wrath to accidents and botch-ups in the healthcare sector, several tragedies shocked India in 2014. As the year draws to a close, HT... ...

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Odisha gram sabha resolutions tweaked to divert forestland for coal mining

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Not for the first time, the entire proceedings of gram sabhas appear to be forged to divert forestland for... ...

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Mercury plummets below zero in Daringbadi in Odhisa

Many parts of Odisha shivered under intense cold wave today with mountainous Daringibadi in Kandhamal district recording Mercury at minus 0.5... ...

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