The death toll in the coal dump crash at a Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) site in Odisha’s Sundargarh district reached 14 on Sunday night as four more bodies were recovered and the rescue operat

Ministry has asked Odisha to clarify various aspects including concerns about environment

The state government will take two week’s time to reply to queries of Union mines ministry on grant of Khandadhar iron ore lease to Posco India, state steel and mines minister said today.

As many as 114 people have died of malaria in Sundargarh district since 2008. The samples of 371,541 patients were sent for malaria test in 2008.

The commission has further urged the state government to furnish the necessary information on or before July 27

The M B Shah Commission of enquiry that recently submitted its first report on illegal mining in Odisha, has pointed out glaring violation in respect of Kolmong manganese mines leased out to Rungta Sons in Sundergarh district.

Members of Standing Committee of Odisha Legislative Assembly on Forest and Environment Transport & Commerce, Industries and Employment departments have asked industries in Sundargarh district t

Bhushan Steel has already filed contempt case on similar case

The recent Supreme Court notice to the state government to file response on Essar Steel’s plea for providing an iron ore lease for its steel plant as per its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state government has brought fresh legal trouble since the government is yet to comply fully to the top court order in a similar case filed by Bhushan Steel and Power Ltd (BSPL).

Of 1,274.9 acres private land needed for power project's main plant, state govt has issued possession certificate for 1,205.79 acres

NTPC Ltd, the country's biggest power producer, hopes to commission its 1600 (2x800) Mw super thermal power plant at Darlipalli in Odisha's Sundergarh district by 2018.

Malaria continues to be a giant killer in Odisha though death toll from the disease has declined over the past four years. This year, 18 people have died of the mosquito-borne disease.

The maharatna firm needed 1,652 acres for the power station, the cost of which has been estimated at Rs 12,850.07 cr.

An expert panel has recommended renewal of environment clearance for Posco's proposed steel project in Odisha, raising hopes that the Korean company will be able to start work on its much-delayed p