State okays Rs 1278 cr investment
Giving further boost to industrialization, the Odisha government on Friday approved investment of Rs 1278 crore in power, cement and electronics sectors.
The investment proposals got the nod of the Single Window Clearance Committe
MoEF asks state to issue notice to Jindal steel plant
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd's (JSPL) integrated steel plant in Angul has once again hit a green hurdle with the ministry of environment and forests directing the state government to take action against it for allegedly violating the forest ru
Investors shying away from State ?
Does Orissa continue to command the high investor confidence ? May be not, if one goes by the world bank policy research paper Investment Climate Index (ICI) released recently.
The paper has ranked Orissa in the bottom five of the 16 Indian state
Centre okays Rs 160-cr drinking water projects
The Centre has sanctioned nine drinking water projects under Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns (UIDSSMT) and integrated housing for slum-dwellers in eight towns.
While the total cost of the drinking water pro
Rural Orissa not likely to benefit
The interim budget presented by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today has been pronounced to be focussed on the social sector and infrastructure development. About Rs 4,000 crore has been earmarked for rural roads but in reality it matters li
Budget adds to State’s worries
Finances of poor states like Orissa may go for a toss in the coming days as the Centre has made no commitment in the interim Budget to meet the additional liability on account of implementation of the recommendations fo the Sixth Pay Commission.
PM to inaugurate National Science Congress
The state government in collaboration with NISER and KIIT is organizing the 99th National Science Congress,to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the state capital on January 3.
Sources said, as many as 15,000 representati
Maoists attack combing party,three security personnel injured
The security personnel from Odisha and Chhatisgarh,while conducting a joint combing operation,came under heavy firing by the Maoists inside the dense forests on Monday evening.
According to sources, the Maoists attacked the combing party
Stone falls from a small temple inside Jagannath shrine
There was panic among the devotees and the sevayats,when a stone slab weighing about a tonne fell from the roof of the western entrance of the Sri Jagannath temple on Tuesday.
According to sources,the incident occurred on Tuesday at abou