Daily Archives: March 6, 2012

BJD members kept in hiding

With just a week remaining for the election of Zilla Parishad president, the 10 elected BJD ZP members have been shifted to an undisclosed location. They have been shifted after reports of Congress trying to poach its members to form the ZP were received. To ensure surety, the BJD ZP members will arrive in Sambalpur

Dip in annual footfall at city planetarium

The state-run  Pathani Samanta Planetarium here has failed to catch the fancy of visitors, if the Odisha economic survey 2011-12 is any indication. The annual footfall of visitors at the planetarium has been steadily declining since 2006, even as the state government recently announced to establish a second planetarium at an initial cost of Rs

Octant gets clearance to set up 10MW bio mass power project

Octant Industries has announced that the Orissa Pollution Control Board has given clearance for construction of the Biomass Power Project in Sambhalpur District, Orissa State. The company has also received clearance from various government authorities such as Orissa Power Transmission Corporation for evacuation of power. The above mentioned government authorities have inspected the site at