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'POSCO all set to move forward with steel plant project': MEA
New Delhi, Jan.13 : With environmental clearance granted to the multibillion dollar POSCO steel project in Odisha, the Ministry of External Affairs on Monday hoped that the project should commence in the coming months.
Posco finally to get off during President Park's visit
New Delhi, Jan 13 : South Korean President Park Geun-hye's visit this week will see the multi-billion-dollar Posco steel plant project in Odisha, the biggest FDI in India that has been hanging fire for the past seven years, finally getting off the ground.
Social Activist to challenge Environment Ministry nod to POSCO
Bhubaneswar, Jan.11: Social activist Prafulla Samantara on Saturday slammed Environment Ministry for clearing POSCO's planned steel plant in the country saying he would challenge the clearance in the court
Posco gets conditional green clearance
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 : South Korean steel major Posco has received conditional revalidation of environment clearance from the environment ministry for its $12-billion steel project in Odisha, a company official said Thursday.
South Korean president to skip Odisha on India visit
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 : South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is likely to skip the Odisha leg of her India visit later this month as there has been little progress on Posco's $12 billion project in the state, an official source said Thursday.
POSCO scholarships for 10 students in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 : POSCO TJ Park Foundation, an independent and non-profit organisation fully funded and supported by South Korean steel maker Posco, Friday gave scholarships to 10 students in Odisha.
Halt POSCO project, say UN rights experts
Geneva, Oct 1 : The construction of a mega steel plant in Odisha should be halted immediately, UN independent rights experts have urged, citing serious human rights concerns.
POSCO scraps steel mill in Karnataka
Bangalore, July 16 : South Korean steel major POSCO on Tuesday announced that it had decided to scrap its proposed Rs 30,000 crore, owing to land acquisition delays and local opposition.
Posco pulls out of Karnataka over land delay
Bangalore, July 16 : Due to prolonged delay in land acquisition, South Korean steel major Posco has decided to pull out of Karnataka where it was planning to set up its USD 5.3-billion (Rs.31,800-crore) steel plant, a top company official said Tuesday.
Odisha completes land takeover for Posco plant
Bhubaneswar, July 4 : Korean steel major Posco's plan to build a USD 12 billion steel project in Odisha got a boost with the state authorities Thursday declaring that land acquisition for it was complete and 2,700 acres of land had been acquired for the 12 million tonnes per annum greenfield steel ...
Rights groups slam India on POSCO evictions
New York, June 29 : The Government of India must end human rights abuses tied to its project with South Korean steel giant POSCO,and must immediately cease illegal seizures of land which threaten to forcibly displace as many as 22,000 people in Odisha, said rightsgroups in a new report released ...
Land takeover for Posco resumes amid protests
Bhubaneswar, June 28 : After a break of about a fortnight, Odisha Friday resumed land takeover for South Korean Posco's USD 12 billion steel project in Jagatsinghpur district amid protests by villagers, police said.
Anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu held
Bhubaneswar, May 11 : Anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu was arrested Saturday in connection with an explosion that killed three people in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district in March, police said.
Posco welcomes apex court's verdict on Khandadhar mines
Bhubaneswar, May 10 : South Korean steel major Posco welcomed the verdict of the Supreme Court Friday regarding recommendation of prospecting licence for the Khandadhar mines in Odisha in its favour.
Supreme Court tells Centre to decide on Posco mining license
New Delhi, May 10 : The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Government to take a decision on giving an iron ore license to the South Korean firm Posco for its proposed steel plant in Odisha's Khandadhar Hills.
Decide on POSCO license: SC to Centre
New Delhi, May 10 : The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Centre to take a decision on granting an iron ore licence to South Korea's steel major POSCO for its plant at Khandadhar hills in east Indian state of Odisha.