Daily Archives: February 8, 2012

Panchayat poll catches them young

The scale of opulence on display in student union elections may have gone down after the JM Lyngdoh committee recommendations in 2006 to keep political parties off the campus, but many under-graduate and post-graduate students are still taking a plunge into mainstream electoral politics. In the three-tier panchayat elections this year, several such students are

Actor Anubhav Mohanty appointed as ambassador of Shyam Group

The Shyam Group of Industries announced the appointment of Odia cine star Anubhav Mohanty as its brand ambassador for SEL Thermex TMT Rebars. Its managing director Bhushan Agarwal said the image of Anubhav reflects the strength, solidarity and reliability of the product. Anubhav expressed pleasure at being associated with the brand. Shyam has its manufacturing

Boy run over by judicial officers car

It was on August 11 last year when seven-year-old boy Guddu Prasad was allegedly run over by the car of a probationary judicial officer. The boy was on his way to school. The accident snatched Guddu’s parents of their only son and since then they have been running from pillar to post seeking justice.  The

India’s greatest water scam unearthed?

Information available with Water Initiatives Odisha(WIO), a conglomerate of Civil Society Organisation working on water issue reveals that up to November 2011, industries and commercial establishments were yet to pay near to a whopping 3000 crore rupee water tax and fines for water they have drawn from the Hirakud reservoir.  The Orissa Hydro Power Corporation

Western Odisha Dalit Suraksha Parisad demanded judicial inquiry in Lathor incident

Western Odisha Dalit Suraksha Parisad has demanded to the government to take action against the Bolangir collectore,Bolangir SP & the Khaprakhol thana in charge with this by condemning the incident of attacked on dalits at Lathor under Khaprakhol Thana of Bolangir district on Sunday the 22nd of January 2012, demanding Judicial inquiry into the incident.