At a time when there is downtrend in mining revenue and the state government is struggling to shore up collections, royalty dues worth Rs 1389.38 crore are still pending on Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd

TALCHER: Even as the State Government has mobilised all its resources to contain jaundice outbreak in Sambalpur, the threat of the disease taking roots in Talcher looms large.

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) on Monday commissioned its first solar plant of two mw capacity at its headquarters at Sambalpur.

Sambalpur/Jharsuguda/BALASORE: The flood situation in Sambalpur and Jharsuguda districts remained grim even as rain stopped towards the evening on Tuesday.

Dam1Sambalpur: A four-member expert committee that inspected the crack in the gallery 470 of the Hirakud Dam has stated that there is no threat to the dam.

Environmentalists are aghast to see that the upper pond of Jagannath Mandir Colony in Sambalpur is being filled with fly ash, thereby killing the water body as well as polluting the nearby areas.

After an innovative idea of storing water at subsurface level through rainwater harvesting proved successful in 10 blocks of six districts, the State Government, on Saturday, decided to replicate t

The proposal for a 15-MLD water treatment plant submitted by Public Health and Engineering Department (PHED) was approved by Central Public Health and Engineering Organisation (CPHEO) after a year.

Bhubaneswar: Nearly 17 people have died in Odisha due to a heat wave. The state government has confirmed two such deaths and the causes of the rest of the deaths are under verification.

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.