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Odisha flood affects 2 lakh people, 4 killed, 1 missing: SRC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:18

At least four persons were killed and another missing in the floods due to incessant rains leading to breaches in the embankment of river Baitarani while water level has started receding in all rivers, officials said on Wednesday.

Rivers in UP continue to flow above the danger mark

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:51

Sharda and Ghaghra river in Uttar Pradesh continued to flow above the danger mark at few places as light to moderate rains and thundershowers occurred at isolated places in the state.

Over 100 villages in Odisha flooded due to incessant rainfall

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:01

Over 100 villages in districts like Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Kalahandi have been flooded due to incessant rainfall, leading to a breach of embankment along the River Baitarani near Patpur in Odisha.

Flood alert sounded along Bhavani river in TN

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:45

With the Pilloor dam, near Mettupalayam in the district, likely to reach its full level of 100 feet by tonight, a flood alert has been sounded.

Thousands evacuated as Odisha river breaches embankment

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:02

About 10,000 people were evacuated and moved to safer places after the Baitarani river breached its embankment following heavy rain in Odisha`s Jajpur district.

All rivers are as divine as Ganga, says Bharti

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:33

All rivers are divine and the government will not neglect any of them in its zeal to rejuvenate Ganga, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Pak delegation visits Sabarmati Riverfront, PM`s pet project

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 17:42

A four-member delegation from Pakistan on Monday visited the Sabarmati Riverfront (SR) project, to replicate it in Lahore on river Ravi.

Bodies of all 24 engineering students from Hyderabad recovered

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 13:57

The longest-ever search operation to recover bodies of 24 B.Tech students, who drowned in River Beas in Mandi district on June 8, came to a close with recovery of bodies of two girl students.

River Ramganga flowing above danger mark, warn Moradabaddistrict officials

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 13:16

River Ramganga in Uttar Pradesh`s Moradabad district is presently flowing above the danger mark and flood alert has also been issued by the district administration.

Two boys drown in a river in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:33

Two boys drowned Monday in a river in East Champaran district of Bihar, the police said.

Bandh observed in Thanjavur

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:24

Shops in many parts of this Cauvery delta area town remained closed Monday following a bandh call given by the Cauvery River Rights` Retrieval Committee demanding the constitution of Cauvery Management Board.

Demand in RS for a comprehensive plan to clean rivers

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 14:29

A demand for a detailed plan for launching cleanliness drive in all rivers including Ganga was made in Rajya Sabha Friday.