Hirakud Dam

Hirakud Dam: The world's longest earthen dam is struggling for survival

Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari has alerted the state and central government in a press meet at Bhubaneswar.

Aug 14, 2019, 20:47 PM IST

Centre will not harm Odisha's interests: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said the state of Odisha is very close to her heart and asserted that the central government will not do anything or allow anything to happen that will hamper its interests.

Jul 26, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Lion`s Club president held for Hirakud Dam boat capsize

The President of the local Lions Club Ramesh Kumar Agarwal was Saturday arrested in connection with the boat capsize at Hirakud reservoir where 31 people died on February 9.

Mar 22, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

Orissa replies Guv, says no need to set up panel

Orissa government informed governor MC Bhandare that there was no need to set
up a new committee to enquire whether the guideline for discharge of water from the reservoir was maintained.

Oct 12, 2011, 18:32 PM IST

Orissa airdrops food as floods get worse

Floods triggered by heavy rains and release of huge quantities of water from Hirakud dam had earlier this month killed at least 42 people.

Sep 24, 2011, 12:30 PM IST

Seven lakh hit in Orissa floods

Five persons have died so far in the calamity. 29 relief camps and free kitchens have been opened in inundated areas.

Sep 10, 2011, 14:02 PM IST