Politicians wooing Orissa farmers
Nov 28, 2007
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday February 10, 2014
At least 13 people, including five women and two children, have died and 20 others are missing after a boat carrying over 100 people capsized on the Hirakud reservoir in Odisha's Sambalpur district on Sunday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 10, 2011
Floods triggered by a huge discharge of water from the Hirakud dam have displaced about 3,800 people and damaged at least 8,000 houses in 14 of Orissa's 30 districts, an official said Friday.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday March 17, 2010
Over 40 farmers in Orissa engaged in rain-fed farming ended their lives between September and December last year following a total crop loss because of a bad monsoon.
Cities | IANS | Thursday February 25, 2010
Dozens of farmers have committed suicide in Orissa in the past one year as the Hirakud dam is no longer serving its purpose, says a new study that warns of a grimmer situation in the coming days if urgent steps are not taken.