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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Non Violence Again Vs Vedanta Limited & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized use of forest land in Jharsuguda by Vedanta Limited. The Applicant states that Vedanta Ltd. formerly known as Vedanta Alumina Ltd. used 246.74 acres of forest land in Khata No. 108 illegally for its ash pond in Burrkhamunda village in Jharsuguda district without approval from the Central Govt. under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (in short, FC Act).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding solid waste management and withdrawal of sweet water in the beach area of Puri, Odisha.

BHUBANESWAR: THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Jagannath Temple Administration (JTA), Khurdha district administration as well as quarry operators to stop mining in Hatia and Kalinga hi

Hostile weather condition has been cited as the reason for the sudden rise in the number of dengue cases.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biswajit Mohanty Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 16/10/2017 regarding construction activity and reclamation of river bed, encroachment of river embankment, establishment of Labour Camps in river bed of rivers Mahanadi and Kathjodi at Cuttack, Odisha, and organization of Baliyatra and other programmes on Mahanadi river bed at Cuttack thereby affecting the river ecology and disturbing the river flow adversely.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Wildlife Society of Orissa (Forest Encroachment) Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 12/10/2017 regarding encroachment of forest lands in Odisha. The Affidavit filed by Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, MoEF and CC provides informs the Court that the Government of Odisha has been asked to initiate necessary action to evict the encroachments and MoEF & CC has asked the State to treat this as violation of Indian Forest Act, 1927 and the Orissa Forest Act, 1972.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Wildlife Society of Orissa (Elephant Corridors) Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 12/10/2017 regarding elephant corridors in the state of Odisha. Deepak Kumar Pani, Additional Standing counsel submits that Asian Nature Conservation Foundation (ANCF) has completed its task pertaining to the elephant corridor and the report preparation will take some time, particularly on the ecologically feasible corridor.

According to data from GARV2, 37 per cent of households in Odisha are unelectrified, even as over 98 per cent of villages in the state have been electrified.

Coal India BSE 1.89 % subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields Limited can face a penalty of more than Rs 20,000 crore in the wake of a Supreme Court order that rendered illegal all mineral production in vio

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has directed partial closure of Vedanta Limited’s power plants over breach of regulations relating to the ash pond at Katikela in Jhars

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