The boundary wall construction of Posco progressed on the third day on Monday despite protests by a section of anti-industry villagers at Nuagaon in Jagatsinghpur district.

The state government has asked district collectors and SPs to crack the whip on stone crushers units, violating environment norms.

In a letter sent to the home and revenue and disaster management departments, forest secretary R K Sharma said many stone crushers units were still functioning, flouting the 'site' (where the units are located) criterion. It requires crusher units to be located 500 metre away from human habitations and 200 metre from national and state highways.

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has asked power plant industries in the Sambalpur-Jharsuguda region to introduce High Concentration Slurry Disposal ( HCSD) system in an attempt to

The India meteorological department (IMD) on Wednesday said cyclonic storm Lehar had lost its teeth and would make a landfall in Andhra Pradesh with a much lesser impact than predicted.

The state government on Monday put district authorities on alert, especially those of 10 southern and coastal districts, as the severe cyclonic storm, Lehar, is expected to make a landfall between

A two-year-old tribal child died of a mysterious disease at Munda Sahi of Swam village in Patna area of the district on Monday.

The Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has said the Bhushan Steel Limited (BSL) set up a 256 MW power plant on its premises without its permission.

Concrete houses for fishermen, cyclone shelters and underground cabling for power supply are among the host of projects the state government on Wednesday placed before a central team on external as

Once bitten twice shy.

BHUBANESWAR: The housing and urban development (H&UD) department has formed a task force to implement the use of plastic waste for road construction.

The task force comprises officials of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) and the works department.