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An Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) study revealed thermal power plants contribute to rise in ambient temperature (temperature of the surroundings) by 2 to 3 degree Celsius.

The mercury in the state will witness a gradual rise and touch 43 degree Celsius or more at some places including Bhubaneswar by April 29, a forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) sa

Both mainstream and fringe political outfits who contested in the recently held general and Assembly elections showed any seriousness in implementation of historic acts such as Forest Rights Act, 2

Wants to lay a slurry pipeline from its CPP at Angul to Bharatpur South coal block of MCL

The Odisha government had sought the nod of the Union ministry of environment & forests (MoEF) for diversion of 12.63 hectares (ha) of forest land to lay a slurry pipeline from its captive power plant (CPP) at Angul to Bharatpur South coal block of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL).

In January 2012, PM Manmohan Singh declared half of India’s children were malnourished and that was a national shame.

A special cell created in the Cabinet Secretariat to revive stalled investment projects has paved the way for laying of three critical railway lines in eastern India, more than a decade after the p

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of forest dwellers and tribals in Odisha have threatened to boycott the assembly and Lok Sabha polls to protest the government’s apathy towards them, officials said Monday.

The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoists has also put up posters urging people to boycott the polls in four southern districts of Koraput, Rayagada, Kalahandi and Kandhamal where balloting will be held April 10.

Cuttack: In a significant ruling, Orissa High Court has upheld the state government’s circular of December 2012 in which it had asked mine owners in the state to supply half of their mine lumps to

With summer already setting in with full fury, the city dwellers are set to face a torrid time due to lack of adequate green cover.

Mining co has stalled work on its $12-B Steel Plant, delayed by over nine years, till major clearances are approved

Ten years ago, soon after the Congressled UPA came to power, Posco announced a $12 billion steel project in Odisha. It was, and remains, India’s largest foreign direct investment (FDI) proposal. A decade and two UPA terms later, the South Korean company is still struggling with clearances despite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s assurances on expediting approvals in January.