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Nalco plans Solar Electrification in 163 villages of Koraput

Bhubaneswar : Apr 8 – National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has decided to install solar electrification systems in 163 periphery villages in tribal dominated Damanjodi sector of Odisha’s Koraput district, where the company’s Mines & Refinery Complex is located. The Rs 9-crore project would be executed through Nalco Foundation, the CSR arm of the company. The […]

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East Coast Railway Becomes Largest Freight Loading Railway Zone

BHUBANESWAR : East Coast Railway (ECoR) has emerged as the largest freight loading railway zone of Indian Railways in 2015-16. ECoR loaded 173.49 million tonnes of freight compared to 161.91 million tonnes achieved in the corresponding period previous year and registered an increase of 7.1 per cent, its officials said. On the earnings side, ECoR […]

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Dalit Woman Commits Suicide After Killing 3 Children in Odisha

NABARANGPUR: A Dalit woman allegedly poisoned her three children, set her house on fire and committed suicide apparently due to poverty at a village in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district, a police officer said today. The incident took place yesterday at Dongariguda village under Kosagumuda Block of the backward district, Nabarangpur Superintendent of Police, Jugal Kishore said. […]

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Another case of tender fixing, extortion lodged against D-brothers

Bhubaneswar: Another case against the dreaded gangsters Sushant and Sushil Dhalasamant was lodged at Chauliaganj Police Station in Cuttack on 06/04/2016 Wednesday. A contractor had lodged a case of tender fixing and extortion against the Dhalasamant brothers Meanwhile, the police have proposed to cancel the registration of Cuttack Nagar Yuvak Sangha, which was started by Sushil. Notably, […]

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Odisha traders may end strike as govt promises to look at withdrawal of VAT

Odisha traders, who are not allowing import of essential food items from other states to protest against imposition of VAT, are likely to withdraw their strike as state Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat has assured that he will look into the matter. The Federation of All Odisha Traders’ Associations (FAOTA), however, did not make any […]

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Another Land Grab case against Ramesh Jena

Berhampur : Berhampur police on Saturday registered one more case of land grab against former Sanakhemundi Congress MLA Ramesh Jena. Talking to media persons, Berhampur SP Ashish Singh said the police has registered a new case (No 54/16) relating to a land garb. “Along with Ramesh Jena, police has registered cases against R Murali Mohan, […]

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