BHUBANESWAR: Even as pollution of rivers by industrial effluents is becoming a major concern in the State, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for an action taken report (ATR) fr

BHUBANESWAR: Tribals of Niyamgiri on Tuesday sought the intervention of Governor SC Jamir to stop the State Government from trying to convene gram sabha meetings again for bauxite mining in the hil

In a significant order, the National Green Tribunal (NGT), East Zone Bench has directed the State administration to not allow sand mining on the Brahmani river bed at Dharmasala tehsil of Jajpur di

CUTTACK: The State Government on Wednesday submitted before the Orissa High Court that it would ensure provisioning of drinking water facilities at all schools by the end of August, 2016.

BHAWANIPATNA: Green activists have raised their voice against the move by the State Government, which has recently filed an interlocutory application in the Supreme Court, seeking fresh ‘palli sabh

BHUBANESWAR: As steel making industries of Odisha are facing acute shortage of raw materials, the State Government on Tuesday asked Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) to fast track operations and prod

ANGUL/JHARSUGUDA:The public hearing for the proposed 10 million tonne annual capacity coal washery plant which was scheduled on Tuesday was cancelled due to stiff opposition from the local villager

BHUBANESWAR: The State Capital figured in the top 25 list of 'Swachh Sarvekshan', the nationwide survey of Union Ministry of Urban Development, whose results were announced on Monday.

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Wednesday decided to put mining and transportation of mineral activities under satellite surveillance to maintain transparency in the mining sector.

Odisha is witnessing a spike in malaria incidence, thanks to non-distribution of long lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in endemic zones of the State.