Records of hazardous waste generated by the unit were not maintained Hazardous waste was being produced during several steps in production of aluminium. Waste from pots, or vessels in which final chemical reaction to produce aluminium takes place, was found containing cyanide and fluoride beyond permissible limits Waste produced by the plant included spent pot line, floor dust,

Hindalco continues to violate norms, damages crops Hindalco Industries

This year


Net Profit: Rs 19,460 Cr Traditionally a petrochem company, Reliance Industries

BALANGIR: Politics over the proposed second dam project over the Mahanadi at Manibhadra in the district is hotting up with politicians of various hues joining the bandwagon to oppose the project.

Interestingly, no politico is sure about the impact of the project on the district.

BHUBANESWAR: The controversy over the

ATHAGARH: The unprecedented flood in river Mahanadi claimed four lives in Athagarh sub-division. Reports said Punei Behera (60) of village Gadadharpur, Lipan Rout (9) of village Gopalprasad, Bhatar Bhanja (52) of village Anantapur and Jagan Swain (13) of village Nuagarh died in the flood. One hundred eighty six villages in four blocks have been affected by the flood.

The debate over a second dam on the Mahanadi has again started after the recent devastating floods. Even though the State Government has not come out officially with any proposal, it is the Congress which has once again raised the issue.

Satyasundar Barik

61 breaches in river embankments 5,70,000 people in 1,849 villages are marooned
Government seeks Rs.1,500 crore for relief works

BHUBANESWAR: Flooding in the Mahanadi continued on Sunday causing 61 breaches in river embankments, leaving behind a trail of devastation submerging hundreds of villages. Lakhs of people were waiting for rescue and relief in the flooded zones.