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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

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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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Land Hurdle for OPGC Expansion

JHARSUGUDA: Delay in land acquisition has hit expansion plans for Unit 3 and 4 (2 X 66 MW) of Ib Thermal Power Station (ITPS) of Odisha Power... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Land-Hurdle-for-OPGC-Expansion/2014/08/20/article2388555.ece
Renovation Plans in Offing for Traditional Water Bodies

SAMBALPUR: Traditional water bodies in Sambalpur town will soon get a new lease of life. The district administration has decided to renovate and... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Renovation-Plans-in-Offing-for-Traditional-Water-Bodies/2014/08/20/article2388525.ece
Silt deposit threatens Hirakud

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 17: As thousands of flood-hit people cry out for help, the focus has turned once more on the 4.8-km dam-cum-reservoir over the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140818/jsp/frontpage/story_18731006.jsp
Four more gates of Hirakud dam closed as Water inflow decreases

Bhubaneswar: Decrease in rainfall at upper catchment areas of River Mahanadi and subsequent fall in water inflow to Hirakud dam, prompted the... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=52681
Puri Villages Still Marooned

BHUBANESWAR: Puri continued to grapple with the after-effects of flood with over 110 villages still marooned in the district. Even though flood... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Puri-Villages-Still-Marooned/2014/08/14/article2378972.ece

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