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Once he chose weapons, today he just wants peace

As a Naxal area commander in violence-hit Keonjhar district in Odisha, Udam Sundhi once aimed to overthrow the Indian government. Today, as a home guard, he tries to preserve law and order in the......

Why Maoist cadres in Odisha are laying down their arms

Toral Varia and photographer Reuben Verghese, who travelled to the Naxal-infested Keonjhar district of Odisha, return with tales of discrimination, disillusionment and daring escapes Read Part 1......

Disillusioned, Naxals give up violence in Odisha

Rediff.com's Toral Varia and photographer Reuben Verghese travel to the red bastion of Odisha's Keonjhar district and meet Naxalites who have chosen to give up their arms and return home. Some......

Armed men attack rail station in Orissa

Armed men attacked a railway station and beat up employees, including the station master, in Orissa's Keonjhar district on Sunday night. Over 60 people armed with sticks, bows and arrows stormed......

Killer heat wave: Nationwide toll rises to 2,338

Ninety more deaths were reported from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha due to the heat wave, raising the nationwide toll to 2338 even as some places like Delhi got respite on Monday from the......

ArcelorMittal may take Orissa land possession soon

ArcelorMittal said it has garnered local support from Orissa's Keonjhar district for proposed 12 MTPA steel plant and hopes to take possession of the required land by the end of the year."We are......

ArcelorMittal close to Orissa land buy

ArcelorMittal has moved a few steps forward in setting up its 12-million tonnes steel plant in Keonjhar district of Orissa. The company is close to acquiring two-thirds of the land required ,......

TSIL to set up new steel plant

The Tata Sponge Iron Ltd, the largest sponge iron producer in eastern India located at Joda in Orissa's Keonjhar district, has plans to set up a Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billlion) expansion project......

An ideal mining policy & how it will impact the economy

Unlike today, in the mid-2000, mining was the sunshine sector. India was digging for minerals like there was no tomorrow, notes Sunita Narain. There is a science and an art to policymaking. In......

Luxembourg open to support ArcelorMittal

Luxembourg is open to lend support to ArcelorMittal for taking forward its plans in India, its Ambassador Gaston Stronck said on Tuesday. "We are ready to support if ArcelorMital wishes and seeks......
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CDMO asked to send medical team to Belbahali

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. BHUBANESWAR, Aug. 2 -- The Odisha Human Rights Commission... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/CDMO-asked-to-send-medical-team-to-Belbahali/7617252
Gadkari to discuss Belbahali issue tomorrow

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. BHUBANESWAR, Aug. 2 -- Union Road Transport and Highways... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Gadkari-to-discuss-Belbahali-issue-tomorrow/7617288
OHRC asks Keonjhar collector to submit report on 'police excesses' at Belabahali

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the Keonjhar collector to conduct an on-the-spot assesment of the situation at... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/OHRC-asks-Keonjhar-collector-to-submit-report-on-police-excesses-at-Belabahali/articleshow/48312610.cms
Heavy rains trigger landslide in Manipur, 20 dead; floods wreak havoc in West Bengal, Od...

New Delhi: The flood situation in northeastern and eastern parts of the country has turned very grim with heavy rains disrupting normal life.... ...

http://www.ibnlive.com/news/india/heavy-rains-trigger-landslide-in-manipur-20-dead-floods-wreak-havoc-in-west-bengal-odihsa-1028936.html
WB rain water maroons 10 more villages in Odisha, flood toll 5

Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (PTI) Though the flood situation in Odisha improved significantly, the inflow of rain water from the neighbouring West Bengal... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6327601_WB-rain-water-maroons-10-more-villages-in-Odisha--flood-toll-5-.html

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