Factional feud may topple Congress

Factional feud in the Sundargarh District Congress Committee (SDCC) is all likely to cost the party dear in the February panchayat polls. Blame it on the Congress leadership’s failure to set the divided house in order even after OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik asked the party functionaries to bury the differences during his visit along with

Night restriction of train service extended till Jan 13

The night running of trains on Kharagpur-Tata section will continue to remain suspended between 10 pm and 5 am till January 13, railway sources said. As a result, 18477 Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express leaving Puri on and from January 7 to January 13 and 18478 Haridwar-Puri Utkal Express arriving Jharsuguda on and from January 7 to

WESCO indulge in illegal action with trespassers

An owner of house at Fatak, Sambalpur Asharani Mishra, was launched a complaint against electric hijackers. Asharani shocked to see that two illegal trespassers into her house were using electricity illegally .In a complaint to the SDO of the concerned electrical sub-division of WESCO, Asharani wanted immediate disconnection of the illegal line and corresponding actions

Mixed response to Maoist bandh in South Odisha

Malkangiri/Rayagada: The 48-hour statewide bandh call given by Maoists from today evoked mixed response in Maoist-prone areas of south Orissa. But no major incident of Maoist violence was reported from anywhere till afternoon. The Orissa State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) had cancelled all its bus services in Maoist-affected districts of south Orissa during the bandh

Former Bargarh MLA Jadumani Pradhan passes away

Former legislature of Bargarh Assembly Constituency Jadumani Pradhan expired in the Kalinga Hospital, Bhubaneswar  Wednesday night at the age of 67. He was ill since last one year. He survived two son and four daughters. He was elected  legislature of Bargarh Constituency in 1971, 1980 and 1985. He was also Chairman of Bargarh Municipality.

Farmers continue road blockade against non-procurement of paddy

Malkangiri: Contrary to the tall claims by administration , the farmers of Pitagata area under Korukonda block have been   blocked the traffic   on  road for since Saturday last due to non procurement of paddy. Protesting against the alleged harassment of paddy growers due to non-procurement of their paddy crop, hundreds of farmers are still sitting

Lok Mahotsav from today

SAMBALPUR: Three international dance troupes will participate in Lok Mahotstav-2012 that will start at Sambalpur’s Gangadhar ground from Wednesday evening. Ghana’s Wind African band, Nepali dance and Bhutan’s mask dance would be staged in the festival for the first time. Sambalpur collector Mrinalini Darswal said the administration took the consent of the Election Commission before

Kansa plots to kill Krishna

Undeterred by the omnipotent power of Krishna, demon King Kansa contemplates to kill him on the fifth day of the 11-day Dhanu Yatra here. Lord Krishna, earlier in the day, continued to caper about at Gopapur with gopis by breaking their earthen pots for butter. The people of Gopapur and outsiders seemed to enjoy the

RSP registers highest Hot Metal and Crude Steel production

Blazing a trail of success, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) registered the best ever Hot Metal and Crude Steel production in the month of December 2011, official sources said. The Steel plant produced 2,08,012 tons of Hot Metal and 1,96,027 tons of Crude Steel during the month which are the best ever figures for any month

Rourkela Steel records highest ever December production

 Rourkela Steel Plant, a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited ( SAIL), Tuesday said it registered the highest ever hot metal and crude steel production in December last. The steel plant at Rourkela in Odisha, about 514 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, produced 208,012 tonnes of hot metal and 196,027 tonnes of