Daily Archives: April 16, 2013

Thunder squall snaps power in west Odisha

Major parts of western Odisha were plunged into darkness after a huge thunder squall snapped power lines on Saturday night. The massive blackout continued on Sunday even as repair and restoration works were on. Sundargarh, Sonepur, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Deogarh and Jharsuguda districts were the worst affected by the storm that swept across the western

Sambalpur’s ring road still remains a pipedream

It has been over one and half decade that the Ring Road in Sambalpur has been lying incomplete. In the wake of frequent floods, when idea of the Ring Road along river Mahanadi flowing by Sambalpur town was conceived by the then Irrigation Minister Basanta Biswal, it was welcomed by all. Besides protecting the town