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Four missing as boat capsizes in Odisha`s Indravati reservoir

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 15:57

At least four persons were missing when a boat ferrying them capsized in Indravati reservoir in Odisha`s Kalahandi district Wednesday, police said.

Water level in Pong worrisome; Bhakra`s level up

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 18:00

Situation in Pong dam continued to remain worrisome as water level in reservoir was about 35 feet less than what it was on corresponding day last year due to deficient rain in catchment areas.

Flood situation marginally improves in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 14:28

The flood fury of rivers in Odisha eased a bit Friday but the situation in the delta zone of Mahanadi river system was still grim claiming 35 human lives and affecting around 18 lakh people.

Floods affect nearly 10 lakh people in Odisha; 34 dead

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 13:51

Flood waters engulfed vast areas of the delta region of Mahanadi river system in Odisha even as the death toll due to heavy rains and floods in the state climbed to 34.

Earth has a secret reservoir of water, say scientists

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 02:46

A hundred and fifty years ago, in "Journey to the Centre of the Earth", French science-fiction forerunner Jules Verne pictured a vast sea that lay deep under our planet`s surface.

Notices likely to 75 leases for illegal mining in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 12:33

The Centre may issue show cause notices to companies, including SAIL, Tata Steel, Essel Mining, JSPL and OMC, that hold 75 leases where illegal mining of iron and manganese ores was found by the Shah Commission.

Narendra Modi offers prayer for Odisha`s boat tragedy victims

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 15:37

BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday prayed for the victims of the boat tragedy at Hirakud reservoir in Odisha`s Sambalpur district at his public meeting here.

All bodies recovered in Hirakud boat tragedy

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:44

The toll in the Hirakud boat tragedy in Odisha`s Sambalpur district on Tuesday went up to 31 with recovery of the bodies of the three remaining missing persons.

Odisha boat toll mounts to 28, three still missing

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 11:44

The toll in Sunday`s capsize of an overloaded motorised boat, carrying mostly picnickers, in Odisha`s Hirakud reservoir rose to 28 on Monday, while three persons were still missing.

11 drown, 9 missing as boat capsizes in Hirakud reservoir

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 23:55

11 persons, including 5 women and 2 children, drowned and 9 others were missing after a boat carrying over 90 persons capsized on the Hirakud reservoir in Odisha`s Sambalpur district, official said.

Greenland ice harbours massive reservoir of melt water

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 14:30

Scientists have suggested that Greenland Ice Sheet stores liquid water all year long, based on the surprising discovery of an aquifer, an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock .

Amur Falcons spotted in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:08

At least 600 Amur Falcons have been spotted this year in some areas of Morigaon district of Assam after more than a decade.