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  • 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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