Indian Coast Guard launches coastal security awareness drive

The Indian Coast Guard launched a coastal security awareness and medical campaign to commemorate its raising day.

Four charred to death in Odisha

Four members of a family were charred to death and several persons affected when a fire broke out in a thatched cluster that gutted around 55 structures early Sunday, police said.

Paradip fishing harbour jetty collapses posing erosion threat

A strategic portion of a jetty in Odisha`s largest fishing hub in the Paradip harbour has collapsed weeks after it faced the brunt of Cyclone Phailin, posing erosion threat to its vessel-berthing infrastructure.

Cyclone Phailin: 18 fishermen trapped in trawler return home

Eighteen 18 fishermen, who were trapped in a trawler near Paradip ahead of Cyclone Phailin, returned safely on Sunday.

Cyclone Phailin: Fishermen still stranded on trawler off Paradip

Eighteen fishermen, who had ventured out in the sea despite being warned of Cyclone Phailin, were still stranded on their trawler off the coast of Paradip in Odisha for the second day today.

D Raja leads anti-Posco agitation, gheraoes police camp

CPI National Secretary and MP D Raja led demonstration by anti-Posco agitators, children and women, demanding complete withdrawal of police force from proposed plant site in Odisha`s Jagatsinghpur.

Cyclone in making over east-central Bay of Bengal?

A deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal, which moved westwards and lay centred about 520 km south-east of Paradip in Odisha on Saturday, is likely to take the shape of a cyclonic storm.

Four died of electrocution in Paradip

Four persons died of electrocution and two others were seriously injured when they came in contact with a high tension electric wire.

Three labourers injured in firing by CISF men

Three workers were injured when CISF personnel opened fire today to prevent labourers without valid passes from entering the oil refinery here in Jagatsinghpur district.

Orissa: 27 injured in collapse at IFFCO plant

At least 27 workers were injured when the roof of a silo caved in at an IFFCO plant in Paradip.

Orissa govt orders afforestation in Paradip area

The compensatory afforestation work should follow the tree failing activities in Jagatsinghpur district.

Work in proposed Posco site disrupted due to dharn

Work at the proposed Posco steel
project site near Paradip was disrupted for hours due to
dharna by local youths alleging non-fulfilment of their
demands and resumed only after intervention by officials.

Orissa set to renew MoU with POSCO India

With five-year duration of the agreement between the Orissa govt and POSCO India for setting up a Rs 51,000-cr steel project near Paradip coming to an end on Monday, the state administration is all set to renew the MoU.

Orissa to seek public opinion for Posco project

Orissa government today decided to seek public opinion on Posco-India`s proposed mega steel plant after failing to implement the company`s Rs 51,000 crore project near Paradip due to local opposition, official sources said.

Cargo volumes up 13% in Indian ports in November

Cargo volumes in Indian ports grew by 13 percent in November to 48.2 million tonnes against 42.5 million tonnes in the year-ago period, mainly powered by iron and coal cargo traffic.

POSCO activist: 1,000 ready to sacrifice lives

The CPI backed POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS) on Saturday said at least 1,000 of its members were ready to sacrifice their lives to oppose the South Korean steel major`s steel mill on their `fertile land` near Paradip.