In a major boost to the efforts to tackle the surge of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in Odisha, the Centre has approved extension of National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabe

A total road network of 1790.37 km will be established in 14 districts

ADB approves Rs 967 cr road projects for Phailin hit regions
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved Rs 966.75 crore for 484 new road projects to be implemented across 14 districts of Odisha hit by tropical cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

The long-pending regional municipal solid waste (MSW) management project under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has progressed one step ahead with the opening of technical bid on Wednesd

Eight million people affected, 17 lives lost; Ganjam bears brunt of cyclone

Cyclone Phailin, which made a landfall on the southern coast of Odisha at around 8:30 pm on Saturday at a windspeed of 200 km an hour, affected a cultivable area of 0.5 million hectares and damaged 80 per cent of the power transmission infrastructure in the coastal areas.

When the hearing on dispensation of environmental clearance for POSCO project is going on in National Green Tribunal and stay order for cutting trees continues, the announcement of starting construction by the Ambassador of Korea and the Chief Minister is nothing but to dishonor the rule of law as well as against international human rights law.

Tata Power gets nod for site change

The task force on power in Odisha has cleared the decks for establishment of a 423 Mw gas-based power project, the first of its kind in the state, at an investment of Rs 3,106 crore.

The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) is going to start work on an ambitious water project that aims to provide 24-hour water supply to the city and adjoining areas.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Padmabati Mohapatra Vs UOI & Others dated 08/08/2013 regarding
grant of Environment Clearance by the Ministry of Environment & Forests in terms of its order dated 15th February, 2011 to establish and operate a coal-based thermal power plant of the capacity of 1000 megawatt at Village Naraj-Marthapur in District Cuttack, State of Orissa.

The dengue outbreak in Cuttack, that has affected more than 200 people and claimed one life, is of its own making.

KVK Nilachal Power plans to set up 1400 Mw coal-based power project at Athagarh in two phases with Rs 5,000 crore investment

The farmers of Cuttack district, through an open letter to Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik, have demanded return of farm land bought by KVK Energy for establishment of a power plant, citing delay in establishment of the project.