SPCB will take up a detailed scrutiny of CTL project after receipt of information from company

The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has sought a detailed report from Jindal Synfuels Ltd, a subsidiary of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) on its coal to liquid project proposed at Durgapur in Angul district.

The total number of people affected by dengue has touched 46 in Angul district.

With 11 more patients testing positive for dengue on Tuesday, total number of people affected by the disease rose to 114 in the state.

Dengue has begun to spread its tentacles to more parts of the State with at least 77 positive cases reported from several districts.

The construction work of the solar plant has been awarded to BHEL

Maharatna power utility NTPC Ltd on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of 10 Mw photo voltaic (PV) solar plant at Kaniha, the site of its 3,000 Mw super thermal power station.

Malaria continues to be a giant killer in Odisha though death toll from the disease has declined over the past four years. This year, 18 people have died of the mosquito-borne disease.

JSPL, Tata Power, Monnet Power, Jindal Photo in the dock

The Ministry of Coal (MoC) has issued showcause notices to two more coal blocks in Odisha over delay in developing the mines, continuing its crackdown on non-serious allocatees.

The number of suspected anthrax cases at Suleipala village, about 60 km from here, rose to 25 on Wednesday.

Anthrax scare has gripped Angul district in Odisha with more than 35 people falling ill with suspected symptoms of the disease at Suleipal village under Kaniha block.

The state forest department on Wednesday began tiger census at the Satkosia tiger reserve in Angul district.

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