BHUBANESWAR: The State level steering committee of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) has approved an ambitious annual plan of operation (APO) for 2015-16 wit

PARADIP: Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Tuesday issued show-cause notice to Paradip Refinery, a unit of IOCL, asking the authorities concerned to explain why action will not be ta

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Monday decided to utilise around Rs 900 crore in eight mineral bearing districts for inclusive growth of people affected by mining activities.

BHUBANESWAR: With diabetes fast assuming the shape of epidemic, not even sparing the backward regions and lower strata of the population in Odisha, the Government should act urgently to gear up it

ANGUL: Though coal mining is proverbialy associated with Talcher and has proved to be a major revenue grosser for the State economy, it has turned a major bane for the local people.

To curb illegal mining in Odisha, all mineral transporting trucks have been put under GPS surveillance and the roads as well as mines have been geo-referenced.

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Wednesday issued notification inviting tender for e-auction of iron ore mines under the amended Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 201

BHUBANESWAR: To study the biological and geographic parameters of Chilika lagoon and its basin eco-system, the Space Application Centre of ISRO with support from NASA is all set to carry out a hype

BHUBANESWAR: Even as India’s role in clinching the historic Climate Change agreement at Paris has been hailed by world leaders, a novel initiative in Odisha is already showing the way for reducing

BHUBANESWAR: With 285 gram panchayat (GP) headquarters of the State out of reach of pipe water supply scheme, the Government has directed the Rural Development Department to ensure that these panch