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POSCO gets Environment Approval for Odisha Project

In a major development today, Union Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily has confirmed that he has given the green signal to POSCO's Rs 52,000 crore steel project in Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha, which ended the eight-year wait for the…

POSCO Project in Odisha to kick off in 2014

The much-awaited 12 mtpa steel plant project of POSCO in Jagatsinghpur district, will kick off next year. South Korean President Park Geun Hye will visit Odisha in January to lay foundation of the project, it is believed. South Korea's…

ArcelorMittal scraps Steel Project in Odisha

A day after POSCO dropped a 6 mt/year Steel Plant project in Karnataka, another Steel giant ArcelorMittal has decided to scrap its ambitious Rs 40,000 crore Steel Plant in Odisha, citing inordinate delay in implementation. The project would…

Land Acquisition for POSCO Completed

Amidst a series of protests and demonstrations, Odisha government finally completed the land acquisition for the proposed steel plant of South Korean major POSCO in Jagatsinghpur district on Thursday. Posco-India requires 2700 acres of…

Swami Agnivesh questions Naveen over POSCO

TNI Bureau: After visiting the POSCO site in Jagatsinghpur district, noted Social Activist Swami Agnivesh has questioned the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD Government in Odisha over the issue of land acquisition and demanded that police personnel…

POSCO: District Administration on Backfoot

TNI Bureau: After showing off muscle power on Sunday and Monday, the Jagatsinghpur district administration was forced to make a retreat at the proposed POSCO site in Gobindpur. The police camp in Mangalapada was temporarily withdrawan. The…

Anna Hazare opposes POSCO Project in Odisha

TNI Bureau: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, who is on a three-day visit to Odisha, has opposed the POSCO project at a farmers' rally in Jagatsinghpur yesterday. Anna criticised the centre for allowing the foreign companies to set up their…