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Orissa told to compensate 13 sexually abused kids

It was alleged that 38 students of Navodaya Vidyalaya were subjected to sexual exploitation by a teacher, also the warden of the residential school.

Let off after 2 years, accused ‘Naxal’ still lives in fear of cops

Geetanjali Mohanty ran pillar to post to secure the release of son Sangram and Dandapani. “Each day seemed like years,” she says.


RBI asks Orissa to stop deposit collections by credit societies

The CBI is currently probing a multi-crore chit-fund scam in the state.

Orissa seeks changes in mining ordinance

Orissa has said it does not want 50 year term iron ore mining lease and instead wants it to be limited to 30 years.

Forest land: Orissa seeks time

Mining was allowed in the diverted forest land together with non-forest land after payment of the NPV (net present value) for non-diverted balance forest area.

As revenue mop-up lags, Orissa asks captive mines to raise output

FY15 target stood at Rs 6,346 cr, but by November-end, only Rs 2,625 crore could be collected.


A day before SC hearing on chit fund scam, Orissa pledges logistical support to CBI, ED team

Divan filed an application in SC complaining that the Orissa govt was not cooperating in the investigation.

Chit fund scam: Orissa govt forms panel to fix compensation

The compensation would not exceed the principal amount of the depositor.

Orissa forms panel to assess Essar Oil’s CBM block

Essar Oil was awarded the CBM block (IB-CBM-2008/IV) in Ib Valley coalfields of Orissa in 2009.

‘Illegal mining cost Orissa R17,000 cr’

The notional value of minerals produced in excess of the environmental clearance adds up to Rs 17,091.24 crore.