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Ranchi, July 28: In a landmark decision, the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board today ordered Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC), Ranchi, to shut down its foundry forge plant

Jamshedpur, July 14: Deputy commissioner of Seraikela-Kharsawan Gauri Prasad Sinha today directed the Subernarekha Multipurpose Project (SMP) authorities to speed up the process of paying compensation to the villagers who have been displaced following the closure of Chandil dam

The Chandil dam in Seraikela-Kharsawan

Jamshedpur, June 15: Ever since authorities announced that the radial gates of Chandil dam would be closed from June 30, submerging about 50 villages in the process, panic-stricken residents of Chandil and Ichagarh block in Seraikela-Kharsawan district have been mobilising support to thwart the move.

BHUBANESWAR: The State Flood Control Board today approved projects worth Rs 2,850.83 crore to contain floods and create more irrigation potential for the farmers.

The projects approved at the meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik include the Salandi Sanskara Project, Bramhani-Kelua-Birupa Doab projects and 121 other small projects.

BALASORE: The northern part of the State today witnessed the season

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has plans to set up 17 more reservoirs as a flood control measure. At present there 8 large and 37 medium reservoirs in the State on different river systems. Besides, work on 18 more projects are on. The projects on river Mahanadi which are on progress are Lower Indra, Manjore, Ret, Titlagarh and Lower Suktel.

A strongly-worded letter from the Orissa chief minister, Naveen Patnaik, to the governor, Syed Sibtey Razi, on inordinate delays plaguing the ambitious Subernarekha Multipurpose Project (SMP), despite the neighbouring state spending a whopping over Rs 545 crore over the last three decades, has activated the Jharkhand administration.

Jamshedpur, Jan. 27: The Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) has decided to serve notices to three civic bodies for polluting river Subernarekha, considered the lifeline of Singhbhum.