Daily Archives: August 20, 2012

Hindus join Muslims to celebrate the festival “Eid-ul-Fitr”

It was a day of peace and brotherhood on Monday as Hindus in many parts of Odisha joined in Eid celebrations across the state. Hindu families visited the houses of their Muslim friends and greeted them on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Large congregations of Muslims were seen at Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore and Sambalpur towns with

State Pollution Control Board orders closure of Hindalco’s Hirakud plant

The State Pollution Control Board on Saturday ordered closure of the captive power plant (CPP) of Hindalco Industries Limited’s aluminium unit at Hirakud in Sambalpur district in the wake of a breach in the company’s ash pond that damaged standing crops in the locality. “We served a closure notice on the CPP of Hindalco after