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Orissa floods: Centre sanctions Rs 918 cr

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 22:52

The Centre on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 918.30 crore as flood assistance to Orissa.

Floods claim 33 lives in Orissa each year

Last Updated: Monday, October 17, 2011, 12:00

Floods in Orissa claim an average of 33 lives every year and destroy property worth Rs 322 crore despite better means of rescue at the disposal of the administration.

Orissa Governor insists on probe into flood cause

Last Updated: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 14:05

Two rounds of floods last month killed 83 people and disrupted lives of 5.6 million residents in 21 of the state`s 30 districts.

Centre yet to release funds for flood-hit Orissa

Last Updated: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 13:50

The Centre is yet to release money to Orissa from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for relief and restoration activities in flood-hit areas, a senior minister said.

Orissa floods: Weaving sector hard hit in Kendrapa

Last Updated: Thursday, October 13, 2011, 13:30

As many 392 weaver families of 15 villages were badly affected by the flood, official source said.

Orissa hastens post flood re-construction

Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 14:38

Orissa has set up panels to speed up reconstruction work in the districts hit by two rounds of floods last month, an official said on Saturday.

Orissa: Monitoring committees for restoration work

Last Updated: Friday, October 07, 2011, 19:27

The Orissa Government seeks to meet the commitment made to the Centre on fund expenditure for flood-hit areas.

Orissa: Oppn demands special session on calamities

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 21:38

With 21 of Orissa`s 30 districts hit by two spells of high floods, Congress demanded convening a special session of the assembly.

High school board, Plus-2 exam fees waived

Last Updated: Monday, October 03, 2011, 14:28

Orissa government will waive the examination fees of students for high school board and Plus-Two in flood affected areas.

Orissa floods: 978 pregnant women marooned

Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 10:13

NRHM is a central scheme that provides health care services to rural households.

Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakh to flood-hit Orissa

Last Updated: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 16:02

The Dalai Lama has expressed sadness over the loss of lives and devastation caused by the natural calamity.

Crop loss on Orissa floods upto 80%: Central team

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 18:55

Upto 80% crop loss was estimated due to Orissa flood which had also caused large scale damage to "Kuchha" houses.