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Jajpur admin seals ‘illegal mining quarries’ at Dankari hills

Jajpur: Continuing its crackdown on the illegal mining activities, the Jajpur district administration along with Superintendent of Police today conducted raids and sealed several illegal mining quarries by installing red flags at Dankari hills under Dharmasala Tehsil here. The administration has also imposed Section 144 in the area. The move of the administration came after […]

Probe illegal mining at Dankari hills: Guv’s office directs Environment dept

Bhubaneswar: As much-awaited proposed underground oil reservoir project (rock cavern) at Dankari hills under Dharmasala Tehsil near Chandikhole remains a non-starter amid rampant illegal mining in the area threatening the future of the project, the office of the Odisha Governor has directed the Forest and Environment Department to probe the matter. According to sources, a […]

NGT asks Odisha to form committee to look into Dankari stone quarry

Jajpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the State government to form a joint committee and take appropriate legal action against the illegal stone quarry operations at Dankari hills of Jajpur district. Taking strong note of the case, the tribunal asked the authorities concerned to form a committee comprising Chairperson of the State […]