The Centre-appointed Shah
Commission led by former Supreme Court judge Justice M B Shah
on Monday directed Orissa government to "limit" exploration of
iron ore, observing that natural resources should not be
finished at one go.
Orissa government said
criminal cases had been registered against 32 persons for their alleged involvement in supply of substandard pulses
under mid-day meal MDM) and supplimentary nutrition programme(SNP).
Accusing the BJD govt of surrendering before the IAS lobby, the CPI said it was proved by the manner in which only bureaucrats held talks for the release of Malkangiri collector RV Krishna after his abduction by Maoists.
Giving a boost to its ongoing industrialisation process, Orissa government on Friday approved fresh investment of Rs 6,500 crore in cement, steel, paper, power and other sectors, official sources said.
The Orissa government on Saturday
expressed its commitment to the proposed Rs 24,000 crore
Vedanta University project, denying allegation of having an
"unholy nexus" with the Anil Agarwal Foundation (AAF).
At the advice of the Centre, the Orissa government is convening a meeting this week with Posco and ArcelorMittal to resolve issues like land acquisition and mining leases which are blocking Rs 1 lakh crore investment plans by the two global steel giants in the state.