Saturday April 25, 2015
The Odisha government on Saturday asked South Korean steel major Posco to make outstanding payment of about Rs 50 crore towards land premium and Rs 18 crore towards net present value for forest land diversion.
IANS | Friday April 24, 2015
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said his government would distribute free medicines for all diseases, including cancer, at state-run health facilities soon.
People | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Known for his political acumen and skill in devising plans, Janaki Ballabh Patnaik remained the focus of Odisha politics for over four decades.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Former Odisha Chief Minister and ex-Assam Governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik died in Tirupati early today. He was 89.
Saturday April 18, 2015
The Coal Ministry is expected to sign a pact on Monday with the Railways and the Odisha government to implement projects for evacuation of fuel, a top official said on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that any move to dilute internet freedom would cause economic loss to the booming IT industry and it might affect the poor as several services to them were delivered through the internet.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
India today successfully test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile with a strike range of more than 3,000 km from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast.
Bhubaneshwar News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Odisha's state capital Bhubaneswar, today, celebrated its 67th foundation day with the call to make it green and clean.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 6, 2015
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking a court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI probe into multi-crore rupee chit-fund scam matters cases in Odisha and gave time to the agency to come out with suggestions to ensure effective...
Thomson Reuters | Sunday April 5, 2015
Odisha, India's top iron ore producing state, is likely to renew the licences of 18 iron ore mines shut since last year, a state official said on Saturday, in a boost for local steel producers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 5, 2015
Rejecting the tiger census for the state by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), Odisha government on Saturday claimed that the number of big cats in the state are around 60.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 3, 2015
A state Congress student leader was jailed on Friday for allegedly being involved in an incident of throwing eggs at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's convoy on February 19.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 3, 2015
Odisha is the leader in construction of community toilets while Gujarat is ahead of other states in building of household toilets, according to the Urban Development Ministry data.
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.