The global economic crisis has affected the seafood industries in the State as a result shrimp farmers of the coastal belt are in a dilemma whether to take up shrimp cultivation or not this year due to fall in prices of shrimp in international market.

Anti-POSCO agitation intensifies THE arrest of its leader has made the anti- posco group in Orissa more resolute. People of Dhinkia, among the three villages to be affected by the proposed steel plant, have dug up roads to the village to prevent the police from entering. The Communist Party of India, the party arrested leader Abhay Sahu belongs to, has threatened a statewide agitation.

BS Reporter / Bhubaneswar November 04, 2008, 0:12 IST

South Korean steel major Posco has overcome the first hurdle in getting the forest diversion proposal (FDP) approved from the central government for its proposed 12-million tonne mega steel project near Paradeep in Orissa.

An aerial view of flood-hit Manikpur in Boudh districtExpress New Service 20 Sep 2008

10:44:00 AM ISTBHUBANESWAR: As a swelling Mahanadi began to submerge vast tracts in the deltaic regions carrying an overwhelming 15 lakh cusec water, Orissa watched with awe the devastation nature

Choppy sea today nearly swallowed many villages while heavy rains battered the coastal belt amidst squally wind conditions as the deep depression over Bay of Bengal made its landfall near Chandbali on

Affected by POSCO, Vedanta projects, people prepare for the final battle after Vedanta and its Indian subsidiary, Sterlite, got the green signal to mine Niyamgiri for bauxite, Dongria Kondhs living in the hills have stepped up their vigil. They are determined to oppose any attempt at mining the hills.

Indian companies are paying the price of the government

Fury over Vedanta, POSCO verdict the Supreme Court cleared two major projects in Orissa

Dillip Satapathy / Jagatsinghpur (orissa) August 13, 2008, 0:23 IST

The Supreme Court verdict allowing diversion of forest land for a 12-million-tonne steel plant by South Korea's Posco might have brought cheers to the company but it has also provided the project's opponents a rallying point.

Bhubaneswar: Tension continued to grip the Posco project site in Jagatsinghpur on Sunday as 26 people were arrested for allegedly killing an anti-land acquisition activist. The anti-land acquisition brigade began observance of