Monthly Archives: June 2012

Odisha-based MCL bags Performance Excellence Award

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a leading coal producer in the country and subsidiary of ‘Maharatna’ Coal India Limited, has been conferred on the ‘Performance Excellence Award’ by the Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE). The award was received by A K Singh, Director (Technical/Project & Planning) and B N Jha, CGM, MCL, Lakhanpur Area, during

Maoist bandh affects communication in western Odisha

The 24-hour bandh call given by Maoists had its impact on western Odisha districts today with road communications coming to a grinding halt even as business establishments and government offices were open in many parts during the day. The outfit had given a day’s bandh call in the districts of Bolangir, Bargarh, Nuapada and others

Media persons attacked in Bargarh, Odisha becoming hell for journalists

 HNF Correspondent Attacks on media persons by evil powers of Society in Odisha are still on. In another such incident journalists and media were attacked on 19th June 2012 by a Paediatric Specialist Dr Prafulla Patra owning a private clinic “The Child”. As per an FIR filed by the media persons the Doctor and his

Pediatric doctor P.K.Patra assulated four jouranlists in Bargarh

Shocking news while questioning for a counter bite to pursue relief to a poor patient on Tuesday,an Pediatric specialist, Dr Prafulla Patra, working under Govt. of Odisha who is the Owner of “The Child” clinic of Bargarh brutally assaulted four Media representatives of Naxatra TV, Kamyab TV, Seasore TV  & Kosal Times of Bargarh on

Industries prosper sans payment of water fees

At a time when water is being considered a scarce commodity and with industries mushrooming all over the State, including Sambalpur and Jharsuguda districts where the Hirakud reservoir is the main source, a good number of industrial units, unfortunately drawing water from this reservoir, even at the cost of agriculture, are going scot free without

Hirakud stops business houses from tapping into dam water

The Hirakud dam authorities have asked industrial houses in Jharsuguda and Sambalpur districts to stop drawing water from the reservoir in view of water scarcity. Sending notices to at least 10 major industrial houses, the dam authorities requested them to make arrangement of water on their own till there is an increase in the reservoir


Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar can be compared with today’s science. In fact the concept of Hinduism revolves around nothing but science as it was, it is and it can be. In Hinduism, Brahma is equated to creator, Vishnu as the preserver and Maheshwar as the destroyer. Before we come to main discussion at hand, let

RBI permits non-bank entities to set-up ATM

In a major RBI move to spread ATM network, non-banking entities with a minimum networth of Rupees 100 crore have been allowed to set up, own and operate money dispensing machines on behalf of banks. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a notification said the automatic teller machines (ATMs) operated by non-banking entities will

Rangabati captured the cultural flavour of the State in all its glory

Odisha Tourism recently organised “Rangabati”, a festival of dance and music of western Odisha. The name was drawn from the folk song sung by Jitendriya Haripal and Krishna Patel in the late 70s. That it still continues to catch the imagination of the young and the old alike was on full display at Rabindra Mandap

Titan plans 50 exclusive stores in 2012-13

Titan Industries Ltd (TIL), a leading producer and retailer of watches and jewellery, is planning to open 50 new ‘World of Titan’ chain of retail outlets across the country by end of 2012-13. This would be over and above the company’s pan-India network of 337 stores spread over 129 cities. “We are planning to open