Cuttack: The Odisha High Court on Monday adjourned till today the hearing on the plea seeking lifting of the interim stay on the construction of the Rs 6,300-crore 1,400-MW coal-based power plant i

Investors may be offered 50% rebate on land cost besides other sops

Odisha, which is looking to diversify its investment basket beyond core metallurgical industries, has readied the draft of its proposed auto component policy to woo investors in the sector. With such policy already in vogue in peer states like Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Haryana and Karnataka, the Odisha government does not wish to miss out on the huge potential offered by the buoyant auto component sector.

The Odisha High Court on Monday refused to vacate its interim order of maintaining status quo with regard to construction of the power plant being set up by KVK Nilachal Power near Athagarh in Cuttack district.

Earlier, the construction work of the thermal power plant had come to a halt with the High Court imposing restrictions on it. The court today directed the National Board of Wildlife to decide on the application filed by the company within two weeks and send the report to the court, said Aditya Dash, counsel for the petitioner.

The multi-crore Odisha Integrated Sanitation Improvement Project will see the State Government create low-cost toilets and physical infrastructure in slums of the Twin Cities in the first phase.

BHUBANESWAR: Even as the World No Tobacco Day was observed all across on Thursday, there are efforts to achieve the goal of making Cuttack and Khurda districts smoke-free.

CUTTACK/BHUBANESWAR: A hailstorm hit the Millennium City on Monday afternoon bringing relief from the sweltering weather.

BHUBANESWAR: The gruelling heatwave claimed nine more lives in Odisha on Saturday as day temperature soared across the State. The official death toll jumped from 10 to 19 on a single day.

Kendrapada: The World Bank authorities have expressed displeasure over the inordinate delay in handover of the roadside land required for widening of the 106-KM long Cuttack-Chandballi State Highwa

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has started moves to establish a Directorate of Radiation Safety to regulate the functioning of medical diagnostic radiology facilities like X-ray units mushroomin

BHUBANESWAR: Even as sewerage and drainage projects of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar planned under the Integrated Sanitation Improvement Programme, are scheduled to be completed in two years, the work is