PARADIP: They survive on wild mushrooms and saag. With the vegetables out of reach, the poor people in remote areas of Jagatsinghpur district have found a means to quench their hunger in the inedible forest produce.

Akshaya Kumar Sahoo
June 30: After 24 hours in confinement, former sarpanch of Gobindpur gram panchayat Sukadev Rout was released by the anti-Posco activists on Tuesday.

Mr Rout

Akshaya Kumar Sahoo
June 29: The proposed Rs 52,000-crores Posco project area near Paradip in Orissa

KENDRAPARA: Life was thrown out of gear in several parts of coastal Orissa due to heavy rains accompanied by gales today under the impact of a cyclonic storm, even as tidal waves lashed some areas.

Incessant rain triggered by the depression submerged low-lying areas in the coastal districts of Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara.

PARADIP: Various areas in the district are reeling under acute drinking water shortage due to the decline in groundwater level. The primary reason behind this is unregulated use of groundwater by the industries.

As many as seven large-scale industries and several auxiliary units are functioning in the district.

Bhubaneswar: As Orissa continued to boil in an abnormally hot summer, reports of sunstroke deaths rose to 53 on Monday. However, in the state government

PARADIP: The Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) is into its fifth year of implementation in Jagatsinghpur district. Yet the achievement is far from satisfactory.

11 Jan, 2009, 1435 hrs IST, IANS

BHUBANESWAR: Orissa on Sunday said it has again recommended South Korean steel major Posco, which is building a steel plant in the state, for Khan dadhar iron ore mines despite opposition from other companies and locals.

PARADIP: The tourism and cultural heritage of Jagatsinghpur district is all set to get a facelift.

The State Government has decided to spend Rs 8 crore for the purpose. It includes a tourist complex at circuit house in Jagatsinghpur.

As tribals protested in India, Vietnam set an example WHILE the Orissa government assured support to the South Korean steel giant posco to set up its 12-million-tonne steel project in the state, the communities likely to be affected staged a protest march in Delhi on November 15. The Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to the project on August 8 this year. Even as the agitators in India