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Tag: Construction

Suktel Bridge Collapse: Odisha Govt Blacklists Construction Firm

Bhubaneswar: Nearly half a month after the collapse of Suktel bridge in Patnagarh block of Bolangir district which had claimed lives of two labourers, the Odisha government blacklisted the construction company Ram Kumar Agrawal Engineers Private Limited in charge of the project. While Bolangir Police had earlier arrested G. Nair, the construction company supervisor, the […]

Tired of govt apathy, Odisha villagers complete pending road on Ranchi-Vijayawada corridor

Malkangiri: The villagers of several panchayats in Malkangiri district have set an example by completing pending works of an approach road in Motu region which connects with a bridge constructed by Andhra Pradesh. The villagers were forced to take up the work on their own as no step was allegedly taken by the government officials […]

Nitin Gadkari
Ram temple should be built by mutual consent: Gadkari

New Delhi: The Ram temple should be built in Ayodhya through mutual consent, and is not a “communal or religious” issue, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Tuesday. The senior BJP leader also said that the issue is linked to India’s rich culture, heritage and history. “Ayodhya issue is not a communal issue and is not […]

Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana numbers include central schemes!

Bhubaneswar: The BJD-led State government has come under fire over its claim of constructing 17 lakh houses under Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana in the State. While hoardings have been put up in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar claiming that 17 lakh houses have been constructed between 2014 and 2018, the Panchayati Raj department Secretary, Deoranjan Kumar Singh […]

Birds get artificial habitat in Paradip town

  Paradip: An artificial habitat has been created in Paradip for birds in front of Paradip Seamens Club by NGO Adarsh Prayash. The aim of this unique project is to provide shelter, food and water to birds that have lost their habitat due to construction of port, industrialisation and deforestation. As a part of the […]

Russia-Iran relationship
Russia, Iran sign economic cooperation deals

Moscow: Russia and Iran signed on Tuesday a string of cooperation agreements in various fields including the energy sector as President Vladimir Putin hosted his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani for his official visit to Moscow. The two leaders discussed during the meeting prospects for expanding bilateral trade, economic and investment ties and agreed to deepen […]

upper Mahanadi project
Upper Mahanadi projects: NGT seeks reply from Centre, Odisha, Chhattisgarh

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Bench, has accepted the petition filed by Agami Odisha, an apolitical forum, on the ongoing construction of projects in upper Mahanadi and sought reply from Centre, Odisha and Chhattisgarh by February 22 next. The petition of Agami Odisha was heard today in the court of Justice SP Wandi […]

Demonetisation affects farming, construction activities

Berhampur: Demonetisation of high denomination currency notes has badly hit agricultural and construction activities across Odisha, as cash-starved farmers are finding it hard to pay agricultural labourers, who are demanding wages in advance, that too in Rs 100 denomination. People in Ganjam district said that they do not have enough cash to give to daily […]

kusei bridge construction
Admin urged to expedite Kusei bridge construction work

Anandpur: Hundreds of supporters today met the Keonjhar collector and submitted him a memorandum demanding early construction work of the Kusei bridge near Belabahali village. Reports said the supporters met the collector N Thirumala Nayak at a grievance meeting in Ghasipura block and expressed their concern over the tardy pace of work in the construction […]

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451 km long coastal highway to be constructed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will construct a 451 km long coastal highway along the coastal line under the Bharatmala project, an official said on Saturday. This was decided on Saturday at a meeting of the National Highway Authorities of India (NHAI), Odisha region, chaired by development commissioner R. Balakrishnan. According to the official, two expert […]

Odisha seeks early construction of NINEI complex

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to take up the construction of the National Institute of New Energy and Innovation (NINEI) complex in Bhubaneswar at the earliest. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the state government has allocated.73.680 acres of land free of cost in […]

L&T bagged Rs.4,006 crores in global deals in December

Kolkata: The constructions division of the diversified Indian multinational Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Monday said it bagged global orders worth Rs.4,006 crores ($6.5 billion) across various business verticals in December 2014.