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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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Hirakud Dam authoritie open 2 more sluice gates

Bhubaneswar: The Hirakud Dam authorities were reportedly bound down to open two more sluice gates on Saturday for release of flood waters through... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=60495
Swelling Woes of Villagers in Monsoon

ROURKELA: Come monsoon and six rivers in Sundargarh district add to the miseries of a vast rural population who remain cut off from the mainland... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Swelling-Woes-of-Villagers-in-Monsoon/2015/07/20/article2930140.ece
New wells, pumps for drought zone

BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Monday decided to sink 13,000 borewells within a month and provide 40,000 pump sets to farmers to help them... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/New-wells-pumps-for-drought-zone/articleshow/48066289.cms
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eteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, on Saturday predicted that the intensity of rainfall would be gradually decreased in the State after 24 hours.... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/rainfall-to-shrink-after-24hrs-met.html
Depression-induced rain floods 14 Odisha villages

Bhubaneswar, Jul 11 (PTI) At least 14 villages in the districts of Sundergarh and Jharsuguda were inundated today due to depression-induced heavy... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6246120_Depression-induced-rain-floods-14-Odisha-villages.html

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