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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......

A year after Phailin, another storm heads towards Odisha

Exactly a year after the very severe cyclonic storm Phailin struck the state, another storm is heading towards the Odisha coast. “The cyclonic circulation over Gulf of Siam and nearby region......

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......

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......

Govt to review delays in $12-bn Posco project

The government will review the delays in South Korean steel giant Posco's proposed Rs 52,000 crore (Rs 520 billion or $12 billion) project in Odisha, which has failed to take off because of......
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Malaria continues to sting Keonjhar, situation alarming

KEONJHAR: While the world is observing World Malaria Day on Saturday, the killer disease continues to spread wings in predominantly tribal Keonjhar... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Malaria-continues-to-sting-Keonjhar-situation-alarming/articleshow/47058054.cms
In Jharkhand, farmers continue to battle corporate projects

As the to-be-tabled Land Bill becomes a hot potato against a backdrop of farmer strife, ET Magazine visits three regions including Jharkhand that... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/infrastructure/jharkhand-farmers-activists-continue-to-battle-against-corporate-projects/articleshow/47053046.cms
The Mine Shafts Look Bare

The project: Aluminium company The issue: Local sentiment Pramod Sikaka, 31, a Dongria Kondh youth from Dangamati village nestled in the... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/the-mine-shafts-look-bare/294148
Only Rs760 crore collected in Koira

to Joda in Keonjhar district, the Koira mining area of Sundargarh district is major revenue generating mining division of the State. That is why... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/only-rs760-crore-collected-in-koira.html
Water scarcity drives animals out of forests

Keonjhar: Forest officers recently rescued an elephant calf, which had fallen into a nullah while drinking water, at Poipani under Patna forest... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Water-scarcity-drives-animals-out-of-forests/articleshow/47006339.cms

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