Daily Archives: January 18, 2012

Pollution board takes steam out of Rourkela steel

Rourkela Steel Plant closed down one of its sinter units and a boiler in the captive power plant (CPP) on Monday after the state pollution board refused to allow them to function any more. According to RSP sources, the closure will cut down its steel production by about 40%. The plant produces at least 7,000

No contenders yet for 318 Sambalpur posts

Not a single nomination paper for as many as 318 ward member posts has been filed yet in Sambalpur district though the three-tier panchayat polls are just round the corner. Official sources denied that fear of Maoists is keeping candidates at bay, instead blaming the reservation system for the lacuna. “Due to reservation system in