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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......

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......

Orissa flood man-made: Congress

Terming the severe floods in Orissa as man-made, Congress on Tuesday accused Biju Janata Dal government in the state of failing to provide relief to marooned people after exposing its inability in......

Orissa floods a result of mismanagement: BJP

Holding Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik responsible for the devastating flood in Orissa, Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said almost half of the state was submerged by the Mahanadi river......

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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Divya Kulkarni
Q. On which river Hirakud project was built? 1. Mahanadhi 2. Sutlej 3. Thungabadra 4. Kosi
Divya Kulkarni:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/on-which-river-hirakud-project-was-built---1.--mahanadhi-2.-/26204781/answers/

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-largest-soil-dam-in-asia/23967538/answers/26204806

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-longest-dam-in-india-/23711015/answers/23967581

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'Odishi Fresh' vegetable outlets in Sambalpur soon

Image used for representational purposes only. Sambalpur will get 'Odishi Fresh', vegetable outlets soon to be developed on Public Private... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-odishi-fresh-vegetable-outlets-in-sambalpur-soon-2006303
Expert

leakage from units-6 and 7 of the drainage and discharge gallery of the Hirakud powerhouse gallery cannot be stopped completely, claims a retired... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/hirakud-leak-cant-be-plugged-expert.html
Heavy rainfall across coastal, south Odisha in next 72 hours

Bhubaneswar : The local Meteorological Centre here predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall across coastal and south Odisha and extremely heavy... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=52137
Gridco Losing Out on Cheaper Hydel Power

BHUBANESWAR: Even as flood water of the Mahanadi river was released from Hirakud dam from Thursday, prolonged shutdown of four hydro power... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Gridco-Losing-Out-on-Cheaper-Hydel-Power/2014/07/28/article2352619.ece
Rain in Store for W Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: With the cyclonic circulation set to turn into a low pressure off Odisha coast, the State Government is keeping a close watch on the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Rain-in-Store-for-W-Odisha/2014/07/27/article2351067.ece

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