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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 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......

'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......

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......

Orissa pays the price for progress

The Kalinga Nagar tribal-police clash has highlighted the need for a comprehensive resettlement and rehabilitation policy, particularly for tribal pockets in Orissa and elsewhere, to avoid such......

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

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

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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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Q. Hirakud Dam built on which river?
Shubhas Yadav:  A. Across Mahanandi river. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hirakud-dam-built-on-which-river/23711015/answers/20716888

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Altering nature is not sustainable

The decade-old effort by Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Government to push the river-interlinking project has invited its share of opposition from... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/altering-nature-is-not-sustainable/article6413515.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Rains to continue in State for next 24 hours

irakud Dam gates opened; five shut later Due to a well marked low pressure area over Odisha and adjoining Chhattisgarh on Sunday, rains to... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/rains-to-continue-in-state-for-next-24-hours.html
Met predicts more rains across Odisha in next two days, Five gates of Hirakud dam closed

Bhubaneswar: IMD predicts more rains across Odisha in next two days. The Met office also predicted that the low pressure area formed over Bay of... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=53260
Five gates of Hirakud dam closed. Excess water is being released through 15 gated now

Jharsuguda: Both the units of #Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) defunct, power generation stopped Bonda students deserting school: Five... ...

http://www.odishatv.in/five-gates-of-hirakud-dam-closed-excess-water-is-being-released-through-15-gated-now/
Heavy rain puts Odisha on toes

BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Friday asked collectors of coastal and interior districts to remain alert as heavy rain continued to pound... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Heavy-rain-puts-Odisha-on-toes/articleshow/41842360.cms

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