Madhya Pradesh

Floods maroon people in Balasore district of Orissa

OrissaChhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh)/Balosore (Orissa), June 20 : People marooned in flash floods in Balasore in Orissa have alleged tardy pace in relief operations.

About one million people in 887 villages have been affected by flash floods and are scattered between camps, highways and makeshift shelters on higher ground.

The incessant rains have swollen the Subarnarekha, Budhabalanga and Baitarni rivers causing havoc in the district and adjoining areas.

Officials said about four thousand people have been evacuated from marooned villages of worst affected Balasore district.

Ninth-century sculptures excavated near Khajuraho

Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh), June 18 : The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has excavated antique sculptures dating back to the ninth-century Chandela dynasty near the famous Khajuraho temple in

Temples hit by drought in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya PradeshChattarpur (Madhya Pradesh), June 9 : With no signs of rains for last four ye

Animal lovers promote vegetarianism in MP

Bhopal, June 5 : Animal lovers in Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal wore bio-hazard suits in a novel protest to create awareness about the ill effects of consuming meat.

Animals beat the heat with efforts of zoo authorities in Gwalior, locals in Chhatarpur

Gwalior, June 4 : With soaring mercury, the zoo authorities in Gwalior make efforts to soothe the animals from the searing heat, while in drought-hit Chhatarpur, locals redefine symbiotic life, by

Drought, villagers seek divine intervention in Bundelkhand

Bundelkhand, May 29 : Lack of rainfall leading to drought like conditions has forced villagers in the Bundelkhand region to seek divine intervention to end water woes.