Saturday 07 Sep '13Orissa chief minister Naveen Patnaik has accorded his approval for the Jindal Steel & Power’s R45,000-crore coal-to-liquid project in Orissa, paving the way for the signing of the much-awaited MoU between
Wednesday 21 Aug '13After a unanimous rejection of the proposal to mine bauxite in the Niyamgiri hills by gram sabhas in the Rayagada and Kalahandi districts, the Orissa government is examining the option of providing mineral linkage to Vedanta’s alumina plant through the Sijumali-Kutrumali mines.
Thursday 20 Jun '13With aluminium projects of three bigwigs — Vedanta Resources, Aditya Aluminium and RSB Metaltech — stuttering due to raw material problems, the Orissa government has decided to step in.
Friday 18 Jan '13The Comptroller & Auditor General of India(CAG) has detected large-scale irregularities in allotment of land and houses by the Orissa government and estimates a scam of about Rs.4,000 crore.
Wednesday 09 Jan '13Orissa, which ranks fifth among the states in India in rice procurement, is all set for a new record. With a bumper crop coming up this kharif season, the state is expecting to procure about 34 lakh tonne of paddy as against a target of 30 lakh tonne.