India News | Written by Tazeen Qureshi | Sunday March 29, 2015
With the ratification of the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2015 by Parliament, which disallows preferential treatment for giving mining leases, uncertainty looms over the future of the steel-giant POSCO, threatening the future ...
Saturday March 28, 2015
With uncertainty prevailing over Posco's Rs 52,000-crore mega steel project near Paradip, the Odisha government has said the ball is in the Centre's court with regard to raw material linkage for the South Korean firm.
Saturday March 28, 2015
South Korean steel giant Posco has sought refund from a rail line undertaking to be set up in partnership with Odhisa government citing change in company law but said it wasn't pulling out from the $12-billion steel project in the state.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 25, 2015
With over 200 people dying every year, tuberculosis (TB) has emerged as a major killer disease in Ganjam district of Odisha after the AIDS.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday March 26, 2015
A man who was part of a group that filmed themselves gang-raping two women and then posted the videos in WhatsApp has been arrested in Odisha.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
The carcass of a 12-foot-long female salt water crocodile has been found in Bhitarkanika National Park near Timtara creek in Odisha with officials suspecting that it has been killed.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday March 22, 2015
A once-prestigious government boarding school in Saranda - Asia's largest forest on the tri-junction of Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh, and a Naxal liberated zone between 2000 and 2012 - is now being revived with the help of the Central Reserve P...
Offbeat | Tuesday March 17, 2015
The BJD leader, who is 58 years old, conducted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit on Sunday.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
The government has approved a proposal from Odisha to allocate a bauxite deposit with reserves of over 150 million tonnes to the state mining company, a move likely to help companies like Sesa Sterlite Ltd that are banking on the raw material to fire...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Residents of Podampeta, a predominantly fisher-folk village, near the Rushikulya mouth in Ganjam district are engaged in protecting Olive Ridley sea turtles, who are climbing the beach for mass nesting.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 13, 2015
A man was arrested for allegedly setting his pregnant wife on fire in a drunken condition in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 8, 2015
In a bid to prevent spread of swineflu by migrant workers, health officers of Odisha's Ganjam district will keep track of their return, mainly from Gujarat where the disease has affected many.
Thursday March 5, 2015
In fierce bidding that lasted over eight hours, Mandakini Exploration and Mining on Thursday bagged Mandakini block in Odisha while the Meral mine in Jharkhand went to Trimula Industries, in the process fetching an estimated Rs 19,633 crore for the s...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
The nine urban local bodies in Odisha including four newly constituted notified area councils (NACs) will go to the polls on April 7.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
With rise in demand for passports, the Odisha government today asked the Centre to set up two more 'Passport Seva Kendras' to cater to the needs of the people living in western and southern regions of the state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The Odisha government has decided to this year examine all people aged above 30 for diabetes in the state's 10 districts.
Thursday February 19, 2015
High bidding interest in coal block auction could make states including Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal richer by over Rs 15 lakh crore over 30 years.
Indo Asian News Service | Thursday February 19, 2015
Police in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are set to launch an app to will help women in distress.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
The Odisha government on Monday presented Rs 84,487.77-crore budget for 2015-16 that focuses on infrastructure, education and agriculture.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 15, 2015
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said his government is committed to prevent discrimination against girl child and women.
Saturday February 14, 2015
After clearing the technical bidding stage, entities from Reliance, Adani, Essar, GMR, Vedanta and Aditya Birla groups became eligible to bid or these blocks -- one in Odisha and the other one in Madhya Pradesh.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
After clearing the technical bidding stage, entities from Reliance, Adani, Essar, GMR, Vedanta and Aditya Birla groups are eligible for the bidding beginning tomorrow for these blocks -- one in Odisha and the other one in Madhya Pradesh.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 11, 2015
A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva took out Utkal B1 and B2 blocks in Odisha and Gare Palma IV/6 in Chhattisgarh, from the auction process, saying that while changing end-use of these blocks to power sector, the aspect of its...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
At the athletics arena, Dutee Chand, representing Odisha, broke the meet record in the heats itself, clocking 11.83 seconds in the women's 100m sprint to better the previous mark of 11.84sec set by H M Jyothi in the 2011 edition. The 19-year-old is f...