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NGT directs Vedanta to pay Rs.25cr for expanding plant without clearance

Bhubaneswar, May 7 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Ltd to pay Rs.25 crore for expanding the capacity of its alumina refinery and captive power plant in t... Read More


NGT directs Vedanta to pay rRs.r25cr for expanding plant without clearance

India, May 6 -- Bhubaneswar The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Ltd to pay Rs.25 crore for expanding the capacity of its alumina refinery and captive power plan... Read More


Odisha to begin weighing programs in Anganwadi centres to spot malnourished kids

India, May 6 -- Odisha will kickstart the Ojan Utsav, a biennial event, from this month in an effort to streamline the process of monitoring growth of children in the 0-5 years age group in Anganwadi ... Read More


3 Dalits allegedly attacked in Odisha over accusation of cow slaughter

India, May 5 -- Three Dalits have alleged that they were assaulted by Bajrang Dal activists over accusation of cow slaughter and skinning of the carcass in western Odisha district of Bargarh on Sunday... Read More


Coal ministry asks Odisha to opt for quicker impact study for mining project

India, May 5 -- The Union coal ministry has asked Odisha government to get the state's forest officials to look into the impact of coal mining in Angul district on the movement of elephants rather tha... Read More


Odisha doubles ex-gratia for kin of deceased jawans from rRs.r5 lakh to rRs.r10 lakh

India, May 4 -- The Odisha government on Wednesday doubled the ex-gratia for the kin of deceased jawans killed during war and anti-terrorist operations from Rs.5lakh to Rs.10 lakh, said a release issu... Read More


Odisha accountant, boyfriend held for siphoning off rRs.r97 lakh from varsity account

India, May 4 -- Since December 2019, Payal Mohapatra, a 27-year-old accountant working with a top private engineering university in Odisha would often visit two banks situated on the campus of the uni... Read More


Transgender falls to death from entrance dome of Jagannath temple's main gate

India, May 1 -- A member of the transgender community died after falling from the entrance dome of Singhadwar on the eastern gate of Puri's Jagannath temple on Sunday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said the... Read More


BJP MLA held in Odisha for allegedly assaulting BDO

India, May 1 -- A BJP MLA in the western Odisha district of Deogarh was arrested on Sunday along with two of his associates a day after he allegedly misbehaved with a block development officer. Subas... Read More


'BJD yet to decide stand on Presidential polls,' says Naveen Patnaik

India, April 30 -- Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said his party is yet to decide on its stand on the impending Presidential polls and also on whether it will be part of the proposed... Read More