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Committee recommends Reopening of 26 Closed Mines, Odisha Gov to Decide Soon

Bhubaneswar, April 04: The inter-departmental committee on Saturday recommended the reopening of 26 mines in Odisha. The state government will take a final call in this matter very soon.

The panel chaired by the Development Commissioner UN Behera gave a thumbs up to the reopening of the closed mines including 18 iron ore mines under the new provisions of Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015.

The mining operations were suspended on the basis of the Supreme Court order last year.

Odisha to set up Capital Region Transport Service

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday decided to set up Capital Region TransportService (CRTS) to provide bus service to people in Cuttack, Bhuba...

By-poll: BJD topples BJP in Baleswar ZP seat

Baleswar: In the by-election for the Baleswar Zilla Parishad Zone-26 member post held on Friday, the BJD registered an impressive victory trouncing it...

Phulbani still coldest place in Odisha

Phulbani in Kandahmal district continued to remain as the coldest place in Odisha with the mercury level remaining at 3.5 degrees Celsius on Saturday....

12 commercial high-rises fail fire-safety tests in Cuttack

Cuttack: After inspecting fire safety measures at shopping malls and hotels in Puri, Bhubaneswar and other major towns in the State, the Fire Services...