Jagatsinghpur

  • Heavy rains lash Odisha as cyclone Phailin advances 12-10-2013 10:32 AM

    High wind and heavy rains lashed the coastal belt of Odisha on Saturday disrupting normal life, as the severe cyclonic storm Phailin advances from the Bay of Bengal, and is expected to make landfall by Saturday evening, officials said. Authorities continued their efforts to evacuate people from the low-laying areas...
  • Mother of two chops off man's private parts to avert rape 07-08-2013 05:06 AM

    A woman allegedly chopped off a man's testicles in Odisha after he tried to rape her, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred near Gopalpur village in the coastal district of Jagatsinghpur, 100 km from state capital Bhubaneswar on Sunday evening. It came to light after police began a probe...
  • Posco project: Villagers remove blockades 11-09-2011 04:04 PM

    Paradip: The barriers erected by villagers to cordon off South Korean steel major Posco's proposed steel plant in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district have been removed, paving the way for site preparatory activities to resume on the much-delayed Rs 52,000 crore project. Work at the project site resumed on Saturday, after a...
  • Jagatsinghpur admn invites UAC for talks on Posco 29-06-2011 07:23 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Work remained stalled at Posco's proposed plant site near Paradip for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, prompting Jagatsinghpur district administration to invite villagers disrupting project related activities for talks to end the deadlock. "We have invited members of United Action Commitee (UAC), who are opposing work for boundary...
  • Posco: Orissa govt sends forces to acquire land 10-06-2011 12:43 PM

    Bhubaneswar: After getting clearance for the Rs 51,000 crore POSCO project by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF), the Orissa government has started massive preparation for a crackdown by using armed force on the anti POSCO villagers at the POSCO site to acquire their land. But, the situation tense...