Orissa Government

Type: Organization
Name: Orissa Government
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

India: Port of Paradip and Dhamra on Development Course

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government of Orissa, Port of Paradip and Dhamra for the development and maintenance of viable stretches of National Waterways-5 (some 332 kilometers ... [Published Dredging Today - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Orissa: Women to pay lower stamp duty for property deals

SummaryCurrently, one has to pay 5 per cent of the total value of the land or building as stamp duty on registration.The Orissa government Wednesday announced a new policy that seeks to lower the stamp duty for registration of a house or land purchased ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

CEC member wrote wildlife conservation plan for company under SC scanner

SummaryThe conservation plan was made mandatory by the Ministry of Environment and Forests more than a decade ago.In a case of apparent conflict of interest, a member of the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) — the Supreme Court (SC) appointed committee ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

SC pulls up Orissa over plight of migrant labourers

SummaryThe bench said it was the need of the hour to restore the dignity of people working as migrant labourers.Observing that perhaps the “law is a dead letter” in the state, the Supreme Court  Tuesday lashed out at the Orissa government for their failure ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

9 sq km of India's most biodiverse mangroves lost in 2 years in Odisha

Image for representational purposes only.Odisha, which has India's richest mangroves in terms of biodiversity and comes second in the world, lost 9 sq km of mangrove forest in 2011-12. This reversed the trend of actually gaining 1 sq km of mangrove the ... [Published DNA India - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Army proposes eco task force, Orissa differs on role

SummaryThe Orissa forest department, however, would rather have the ETF protect forest officials from Maoists.Citing the Posco project “that would lead to increase in pollution levels”, the Army has proposed an environmental task force for Orissa but ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The IB Report: A Potential Threat To The Real National Interest And Security

Countercurrents.orgThe following is the first paragraph of the notorious IB report (IR/IS No. 002): “A significant number of Indian NGOs (funded by some donors based in US, UK, Germany and Netherlands) have been noticed to be using people centric issues ... [Published Counter Currents - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Orissa govt brings down SEBC quota limit to 11.25%

SummarySays measure interim till case challenging 27% quota order is concluded in HC.To break the stalemate over the reservation ceiling for Socially and Educationally Backward (SEBC) candidates, the Naveen Patnaik government on Tuesday brought down the ... [Published Indian Express - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

CAG raps Idco for favours to industries

BHUBANESWAR: The comptroller and auditor general (CAG) has rapped the state-owned Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) for showing undue favour to industrial houses by issuing no objection certificates (NOCs) to them to avail ... [Published Times of India - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

To let out the lease, you have to get the best price for the ore

l If Goa follows the Orissa govt’s decisions, I will take it up l Orissa government’s orders are bad, cannot be sustainedHerald: What do you feel about the decision by the Orissa government to renew 26 leases in May, a month after the Supreme Court judgment ... [Published Goa Herald - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cop who ‘threatened’ petitioner reinstated

SummaryOn January 20 this year, when Jena was waiting for his advocate at the SC canteen, the DSP met him and reportedly threatened him.A CID officer, suspended in February for allegedly intimidating a petitioner who had moved the Supreme Court seeking ... [Published Indian Express - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

States to be richer by Rs 11,000 cr as Centre plans hike in mineral royalties

In a major concession to the mineral-rich states, the NDA government has planned to nearly double the royalty rates of at least 10 minerals, which is likely to enrich their coffers by over Rs 11,000 crore.Mineral-rich states like Orissa, Chhattisgarh ... [Published Financial Express - Jun 18 2014]
Entities: Mineral, Iron Ore, Bauxite

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Dr Biswajit Mohanty, the secretary of Wildlife Society of India, said in a press release , "The survey also indicates severe breakdown of protection measures of the forest department. Odisha has the fourth largest forest cover among states of the country with 50,347 sq.kms. The state has a very dense forest cover of 7,042 sq km, moderate dense forest cover of 21,298 sq km and open forest 22, 007 sq km as per the latest assessment. Compared to the 2011 FSI assessment the state has added a net area of 1,444 sq km of forest which is an increase of 0.93% of forest cover during the last two years. It has added 1,530 sq km of open forests, while losing 18 sq km of dense forest cover and 68 sq.kms of moderate dense forest cover."
...issued NOCs to 736 small and medium industrial units spread over 32 industrial estates allowing mortgaging land allotted to them during 2001-12. "Idco unauthorisedly issued such NOCs, thereby enabling industries to raise loans on the basis of land allotted for industrial purpose, without adequate safeguards to ensure that such capital would actually be used in industrial projects concerned" said auditor general of Odisha Amar Patnaik at a news meet
"I appeal again to the CPI-Maoists to release the Italian national Mr. Paolo Busosco immediately and unharmed. I think all of you know that the Ambassador of Italy and also the Consul General of Italy are here in Bhubaneswar, here in Orissa, anxiously awaiting the release of their countryman Mr. Busosco. And again before you in the media, I appeal for the release of the honourable MLA of Lakhmipur unhurt and in good health" said Patnaik. (ANI)
However, in a surprise move, the Maoists freed one of the two hostages, Colangelo, in Orissa "s Ganjam District of the state on March 25."

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India: Port of Paradip and Dhamra on Developmen... [Published Dredging Today - Jul 21 2014]
MoU for Waterways Development in Orissa [Published Press Information Bureau India - Jul 21 2014]
Orissa: Women to pay lower stamp duty for prope... [Published Indian Express - Jul 16 2014]
SC pulls up Orissa over plight of migrant labou... [Published Indian Express - Jul 15 2014]
CEC member wrote wildlife conservation plan for... [Published Indian Express - Jul 15 2014]
9 sq km of India's most biodiverse mangroves lo... [Published DNA India - Jul 11 2014]
Army proposes eco task force, Orissa differs on... [Published Indian Express - Jul 06 2014]
The IB Report: A Potential Threat To The Real N... [Published Counter Currents - Jun 30 2014]
Orissa govt brings down SEBC quota limit to 11.25% [Published Indian Express - Jun 24 2014]
CAG raps Idco for favours to industries [Published Times of India - Jun 24 2014]
To let out the lease, you have to get the best ... [Published Goa Herald - Jun 21 2014]
Cop who ‘threatened’ petitioner reinstated [Published Indian Express - Jun 18 2014]
States to be richer by Rs 11,000 cr as Centre p... [Published Financial Express - Jun 18 2014]
Govt should revive erstwhile DMMS course in pla... [Published PharmaBiz - Apr 21 2014]
Maoist leader Panda''s rivals ask Orissa Govt. ... [Published Topnews.in - Apr 07 2012]
Orissa CM Patnaik names six Maoists to be freed... [Published Topnews.in - Apr 07 2012]
Orissa CM strongly refutes Maoist leader’s claims [Published Topnews.in - Apr 07 2012]
India not concerned with other countries'' tech... [Published Topnews.in - Nov 16 2011]
Government wants SAIL to join the Psoco project [Published Topnews.in - Oct 14 2011]
Woes of flood victims in Orissa increase after ... [Published Topnews.in - Sep 14 2011]
Demand for Steel Would Stay at 9% This Year: Sa... [Published Topnews.in - Aug 07 2011]
Maoist shutdown against Posco land acquisition [Published Topnews.in - Jun 30 2011]
Activist Vandana Shiva Joins Agitation against ... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 23 2011]
POSCO Project Adjourned by Orissa Government [Published Topnews.in - Jun 21 2011]
Land acquisition for Posco project likely to re... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 20 2011]
Afforestation project launched in Orissa [Published The Hindu - Jun 28 2009]
Fact Sheet for ARSS Infrastructure Projects Lim... [Published Able2Act - May 06 2008]
Biography for Naveen Patnaik [Published Able2Act - Nov 05 2003]
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