The state Industry department has selected to review the progress of nearly 30 land acquisition projects in Sundergarh, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda districts including projects related to steel and co

In a major boost to the efforts to tackle the surge of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in Odisha, the Centre has approved extension of National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabe

PCB has confirmed fluoride emission in some villages: activist

Taking exception to damage of crops allegedly by toxic gas emanating from Hindalco Industries Limited at Hirakud in Sambalpur district, National Human Rights Commission has asked State Pollution Control Board to curb the menace.

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has asked power plant industries in the Sambalpur-Jharsuguda region to introduce High Concentration Slurry Disposal ( HCSD) system in an attempt to

In order to meet the demand of electricity consumption to operate railway signals, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has hit upon an idea to generate electricity by installing solar panels at the 47 ra

Company asked to shut down DRI kiln 6, 9 and 10 and 130 mw FBC boiler (unit-II) forthwith

Analysing the problem-ridden process of implementing the Forest Rights Act 2006 in Odisha, this paper points out that it has focused more on providing land rights to individual claimants, neglecting community forest rights, the rights in protected areas, and other such provisions. Even so, the number of titles granted to tribal households is small compared to their total number in the state. Effective and comprehensive implementation of the FRA will have a significant impact on the livelihood of forest dwellers and the conservation of forests.

BHUBANESWAR: Families affected by Hirakud dam staged a demonstration outside the assembly here on Saturday, demanding 10 decimal of homestead land to each family.

Housing and Urban Development Minister Debi Pasad Mishra on Sunday informed that the long awaited integrated sewerage system for Sambalpur town will be executed this financial year.

Several schools in Sambalpur district have not received rice for the last one year under the mid-day meal scheme.