BHUBANESWAR: With a rise in the number of slum-dwellers, the State Government is gearing up to prepare a new project to rehabilitate them in a proper manner. The project, which will focus on improving the livelihood of the slum-dwellers, is an extension of the Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) which was implemented in February this year.

ROURKELA: The echo of land acquisition for Posco steel plant in Jagatsinghpur district reverberates in the tribal hinterland of Khandadhar, as the spectre of iron ore mining by the South Korean company haunts the primitive tribals near the waterfall.

Disquiet prevailed in the villages in and around the bio-rich reserve, about 85 km from Rourkela, with the primitive Paudi Bhuiyan tribes apprehen

Bhubaneswar: A thunder storm hit several parts of Odisha on Thursday afternoon killing 12 people and injuring 34 others.
According to the Met department, rain accompanied by thunderstorm lashed almost the entire Northern Odisha where the impact of the storm was quite visible in the state and the twin city also experienced sharp showers.

A twelve-year-old and a woman were killed in Rourkela w

ROURKELA: A severe heat wave hit Sundargarh district with temperature soaring to 43.5 degree Celsius on Thursday at Sundargarh town.

Rourkela city, about 100 km from Sundargarh, was a little cooler at 42.8 degree C.
Mercury surged upward in the past couple of days leaving the citizens distressed.

Analysis report of water sample dated 03.05.2011.

Letter from Steel Authority of India, Rourkela Steel Plant to Orissa State Pollution Control Board, regarding dust control in blast furnaces at RSP, Rourkela dated 26/04/2011.

Rourkela: KJS Ahluwalia, a mine owner in Orissa, is the country

ROURKELA: Development works have brought along heavy pollution in the ever expanding Rourkela city.

Currently, three major road widening projects are being carried out in the Steel City at a snail

Air pollution tolerance index (APTI) is used to select plant species tolerant to air pollution. Four physiological and biochemical parameters, namely: leaf extract pH, ascorbic acid, total chlorophyll and relative water content were combined together in a formulation signifying the APTI of plants.

ROURKELA: Safe drinking water has become a dream for people of several interior pockets of the coal-rich Hemgir block under Sundargarh district where fear of gastroenteritis outbreak is stalking menacingly. Amid several incidents of diarrhoea in remote villages, the Sundargarh district health administration is on its toes to arrest the spread of water-borne diseases.