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Paradip: Tree cover spread around Paradip golf course area wears an emaciated look with black and burnt patches appearing on the leaves.

Following tension among protesters and supporters to a proposed capacity expansion project of limestone mines of OCL India Limited, Rajgangpur, a public hearing meeting was postponed on Wednesday.

Cuttack: Dengue patients continue to get admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital here with the disease affecting 233 people since July 15.

Odisha, the topmost State in terms of District Minerals Fund (DMF) collection with a total cumulative accrual of Rs 4,453 crore, has missed out on making targeted investments on issues such as heal

The Odisha government had raised objections to the project in the apex court by way of a petition and had challenged the environment clearance accorded to the project.

The study claimed there is no scope for representation of mining-affected communities in district DMF bodies that are dominated by district officials and political representatives from mining areas

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/07/2018 regarding violation of environmenal and forest clearances and resultant compensation. The report submitted by CEC dated 17/01/2018 states that the compensation assessed in terms of the judgment and order passed by the Supreme Court works out to Rs.17417.99 crores for violation of the environmental clearance and an amount of Rs.1756.39 crores for violation of the forest clearance.

Cuttack: The dengue menace in the state is showing no signs of slowing down with 55 people being admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital here with symptoms of dengue in the past eight days.

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced a ban on the use of plastic in the state from October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

Cuttack: The civic body has launched a mosquito-repelling drive to check the spread of dengue in and around the city.

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