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Five Sri Lankans held for fishing in Indian waters

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 00:47

Five Sri Lankan fishermen were taken into custody by marine police in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district Wednesday for fishing in Indian waters, an official said.

Posco: Land acquisition after 3-day break stopped after protest

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 16:05

Land acquisition involving demolition of betel vines and felling of trees, which had been suspended since April 26, resumed at Gobindpur village near Paradip, a senior district administration official said.

Pro-Posco oustees to stage dharna before Naveen`s residence

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 14:42

A number of displaced families who supported the Posco project said they would stage a dharna at Odisha Chief Minister`s residence on April 26.

Missile wreckage causes panic among villagers in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 22:34

It was a narrow escape for residents of seaside villages in Jagatsinghpur district as wreckage of cruise missile `Nirbhay` fell in cashew nut forest.

Kin of anti-Posco activists refuse to take bodies

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 14:32

Three activists of anti-Posco brigade were killed on Saturday at Patana village while allegedly making explosives.

Clash stalls land acquisition for Posco project for sometime

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 15:00

The agitators, including women and children, gathered outside Gobindpur village where land acquisition was in progress and clashed with police personnel demanding withdrawal of force and stalling the operation for sometime.

Orissa: Villagers coronate collector as `king`

Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 18:05

Keeping age-old tradition alive, head of the district administration assumed the title of a `king` for a day in a village in Jagatsinghpur distt.

One killed in Posco clashes, tension in area

Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011, 14:05

undreds of armed policemen patrolled Odisha`s coastal Jagatsinghpur district on Thursday after a person was killed in clashes.

Work at Posco site resumes after 25 days

Last Updated: Saturday, September 10, 2011, 13:50

Work at the proposed Posco steel plant site in Orissa`s Jagatsinghpur district on Saturday resumed after a gap of around 25 days.

Work at Posco site resumes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 14:39

Work at the proposed Posco steel plant site in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district resumed Saturday after a week following talks with local residents.

Work at Posco site resumes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 13:43

Work at the proposed Posco steel plant site in Orissa`s Jagatsinghpur district resumed on Saturday after a week following talks with local residents.

Posco: Work halted, villagers claim police excess

Last Updated: Saturday, July 16, 2011, 12:54

Work at the proposed Posco steel project site in Orissa`s Jagatsinghpur district could not be taken up on Saturday due to protest by locals who chased the police leading to a brief scuffle between them.