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Australian coal mine deal of Adani faces strong criticism: The Carmichael coal mine deal between India based Adani mining and Australian government is termed as a bad news for water resources, wildlife and the global effort to tackle climate change, said the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF). Condemning the decision of the Australian government, Model Robyn Lawley posted a naked selfie with the words “stop coal mining” painted on her stomach. Basudev Mahapatra >>> Read More



Antibiotics in Chickens make Indians antibiotic-resistant: CSE Study: Indians are developing resistance to antibiotics due to large-scale unregulated use of antibiotics in the poultry industry, says a study. HNF Correspondent >>> Read More

Odisha: Hail Naveen for supporting treatment of Kanakdei: Naveen Patnaik must be hailed. And, to help him win another election, a point must be added to his performance score card for his able and empathetic leadership. Basudev Mahapatra >>> Read More

Temperature rise to hit wheat production in India: In parts of Indian wheat belt, growers have been advancing their growing season to make sure that the sensitive point of the crop growth cycle falls in a cooler period. Alex Kirby >>> Read More

WTO in crisis as India catapulted food safety issue: Drawing serious attention to the issue of food security, Narendra Modi government of India sought the ratification date be shifted to 31 December. Basudev Mahapatra >>> Read More

Police hopeful about combating Naxal menace after arrest of Sabyasachi: Sabyasachi Panda would provide clues on the Maoist leaders and their source of finance, the police of Maoist affected states hope. Basudev Mahapatra >>> Read More

Food security can be achieved without damaging global environment: Agriculture is responsible for 30% - 35% of global greenhouse gas emissions. This is because tropical forests are being cleared for farmland. Tim Radford >>> Read More

In Naveen Regime: Top cop faces bureaucratic vendetta!: The way Odisha’s erstwhile DGP Prakash Mishra was pulled out of the post, many sense an act of vendetta from the Home department. Basudev Mahapatra >>> Read More

Odisha lags in ensuring growth and alleviating poverty: Economic Survey: Odisha grossly lagged behind many states of India in ensuring growth, alleviating poverty, minimising rural-urban disparity. Basudev Mahapatra >>> Read More

Mini-grids may end rural India's power woes: CSE: 45 per cent of rural households still lack access to electricity although power generation in India has grown at a rate of 7 per cent between 2002 and 2013. HNF Correspondent >>> Read More

India under Modi: mapping a road between good governance and tryst with bureaucracy: The major economic challenges before Modi government would be dealing with price rise and inflation. Basudev Mahapatra >>> Read More

Over 80 bt of mineral reserves still untapped in India: Indian miners need to improve operational efficiency as issues like over-extraction of minerals, illegal possession of land for mining are the major concerns. HNF Correspondent >>> Read More

Art application: Using puppetry to help rural India speak out: CGNet Swara educates and allows people to report incidents and get their voices heard when they might otherwise have been shunned. Alice Kirkland >>> Read More

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Taking clues from two mediations between Maoists and the Government of Odisha

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In the name of Development - Rights and Livelihood sources of Tribals sacrificed for Vedanta Aluminium

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