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'Hirakud Dam' - 9 News Result(s)

  • Odisha Floods Kill 35, Affect 1.8 Million People

    Odisha Floods Kill 35, Affect 1.8 Million People

    The floods triggered by heavy rains in the past week have affected nearly 1.8 million people in Odisha with the death toll rising to 35, an official said on Thursday.

  • PM Modi Orders Immediate Steps to Minimise Damage From Odisha Floods

    PM Modi Orders Immediate Steps to Minimise Damage From Odisha Floods

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered immediate steps to be taken for minimising damages and losses from floods in rivers in Odisha, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.

  • Odisha Floods Kill 27, Affect Nearly a Million People

    Odisha Floods Kill 27, Affect Nearly a Million People

    Floods triggered by heavy rain in the past week have hit nearly a million people in Odisha, with the number of deaths rising to 27, an official said on Wednesday.

  • Situation Grim in Odisha as Flood Hits Low-Lying Areas

    Situation Grim in Odisha as Flood Hits Low-Lying Areas

    The flood situation is turning grim in Odisha with water rising alarmingly in Mahanadi river system prompting the state government to step up rescue operation on a war footing.

  • Several Rivers in Spate, 17000 Evacuated in Odisha

    Several Rivers in Spate, 17000 Evacuated in Odisha

    With several Odisha rivers flowing above danger marks due to incessant downpour, the state government has stepped up rescue operations evacuating 17,000 people even as 23 people have died so far in rain and flood-related incidents.

  • 13 dead as boat capsizes in Odisha's Hirakud reservoir

    13 dead as boat capsizes in Odisha's Hirakud reservoir

    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.

  • Floods displace thousands in Orissa

    Floods displace thousands in Orissa

    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.

  • Orissa tragedy: Once displaced, now suicidal

    Orissa tragedy: Once displaced, now suicidal

    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.

  • 'Hirakud dam is failing, farmers are killing themselves'

    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.

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