Oct 18, 2014 at 12:37 | Source: IBNLive.com
The Mines Ministry last week wrote to Odisha seeking clarity on how much of the mining land sought by POSCO was notified as an iron ore bearing area where commercial mining was allowed. Mining in non-notified areas needs more approvals than in notified areas.
Oct 17, 2014 at 15:21 | Source: PTI
While standing paddy crops were hit in thousands of hectares in southern Odisha due to untimely rain, other crops such as vegetables, sugarcane, pulses, groundnut and cotton were also damaged.
Oct 15, 2014 at 17:25 | Source: PTI
Adani, Jindal Power, Sterlite and GMR have pulled out of the race for ultra mega power projects in Odisha and Tamil Nadu, leaving only state-run NTPC in the fray for the proposed 4,000 MW size plants.
Oct 14, 2014 at 20:55 | Source: IBNLive.com
He also announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to the next of the kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those injured in the cyclone Hudhud.
Oct 14, 2014 at 08:31 | Source: IBNLive.com
The prices of essential goods is soaring with a bottle of water being sold for Rs 250. ATMs are not working and petrol pumps are running dry.
Oct 13, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: PTI
Maximum impact of the cyclone was witnessed in south Chhattisgarh's Bastar division where an average 65-70 mm rainfall has been recorded since last evening, triggering rise in water level in rivers and small streams.
Oct 13, 2014 at 11:31 | Source: IBNLive.com
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted saying he will visit the affected areas on Tuesday. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has also spoken to the Chief Ministers of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh after heavy rainfall was forecast in these states.
Oct 13, 2014 at 08:20 | Source: IBNLive.com
The intensity of the cyclone has reduced from over 200 kilometre per hour to about 100 kilometre per hour now. The cyclone has now converted from a very severe cyclonic storm to a severe storm.
Oct 12, 2014 at 15:34 | Source: IBNLive.com
Even after landfall of cyclone Hudhud, the system will maintain the intensity of very severe cyclonic storm for six hours and gradually weaken into cyclonic storm in subsequent six hours while moving northwestwards across south interior Odisha and Chhattisgarh, an IMD bulletin said.
Oct 11, 2014 at 13:15 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Villages along the Visakhapatnam coast are being evacuated from morning. The MET department predicts a storm surge from the sea will inundate low-lying areas of north coastal Andhra Pradesh at the time of landfall, says GP Sharma, Vice President, Meteorology, Skymet Weather Services.