New rules: Govt lifts moratorium for such clearances, to "re-assess" Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index on the basis of which 43 polluted areas in the country were being identified.

Newly appointed chief executive officer of Vedanta Resources Tom Albanese has told the company’s board and workforce that the fatality rates at its mining operations is “unacceptable”.

Consideration of projects for environmetnal clearance based on Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI) - reimposing of moratorium in respect of critically polluted areas and projects/activities to be allowed in critically Polluted Areas under moratorium.

New Delhi : Given the widening coal demand-supply mismatch, officials of the coal ministry have requested the new minister Piyush Goyal to pitch for the opening up commercial coal mining to the pri

With a slew of infrastructure projects underway in the district, sand mining has emerged as a lucrative business.

The Odisha government is unlikely to consider the plea of Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) to use power generated by Sterlite Energy Ltd, also a Vedanta Group firm, to run its smelter complex at Jharsug

The state Industry department has selected to review the progress of nearly 30 land acquisition projects in Sundergarh, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda districts including projects related to steel and co

Worried over CBI inquiry into coal block allocations delaying the expansion work of Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC), its only energy PSU, Orissa has sought coal ministry’s intervention i

Odisha added yet another chapter in its health care service with introduction of Urban Health Mission, which among other things will stress on reproductive and child health programmes as well as co

Peeved over clandestine approach of Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) officials to acquire land in Tilia village for expansion of Units III and IV (2 X 660 MW) of Thermal Power Station, th

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