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Floods displace thousands in Orissa

September 10th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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Flood scares as Orissa rivers rise

July 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Rising water levels in various rivers and reservoirs of Orissa due to continuous rain since Monday have led to flood scares. "The water level in major rivers is showing ... Read more...

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Orissa floods: 17 killed, half a million still marooned (Lead)

September 21st, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 17 people have been killed and more than half a million remain marooned in about 2,000 villages in Orissa as officials were struggling Sunday to reach ... Read more...

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Orissa flood situation continues to be grim, fresh areas submerged

September 21st, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) With most of the rivers flowing above the danger mark, the flood situation in Orissa continues to be grim as fresh areas have been submerged, forcing thousands to ... Read more...

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Dredged Hirakud reservoir enhances irrigation capacity

June 29th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sambalpur (Orissa), June 29 (ANI): Farmers in Orissa stand to gain with better irrigation of their lands with the dredging and desilting of the catchment area and the feeder canal of ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s Orissa projects are on schedule: Agarwal

April 26th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) NRI industrialist and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal Saturday said all projects of the group in Orissa were on schedule. "All projects in Orissa are on ... Read more...

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