Govt.-controlled organisation will continue to accept kendu leaf The Odisha government has handed over trade rights of kendu (tendu) leaf, an important minor forest produce, to residents of six villages
Nageshwar Patnaik BHUBANESHWAR VEDANTA Resources
Widespread pollution by the Vedanta refinery in Orissa raises serious questions about environmental monitoring.
BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) and the Western Electricity Supply Company (WESCO) have been instructed to upgrade the grid substations, enhance the capacity of distribution transformers and replace conductors in a time bound manner in Kalahandi district.
Lanjigarh block, Kalahandi, Orissa, May 17 At its summit, the northeastern ridge of the Niyamgiri hill range has a bald patch, typical of hilltops with bauxite deposits. A dense tree cover that provides a welcome shade to climbers struggling some 8 km up