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Nation first Solar Power Plant of 2MW capacity by MCL

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a CPSE and subsidiary of Coal India Limited, (on Monday October 13, 2014) dedicated to the nation its first Solar Power Plant of 2MW capacity at its headquarters complex Anand Vihar here in Odisha. Mr S K Srivastava, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Government of India, formally commissioned the project in

Disabled get loans for small units

The district administration has started facilitating loans for disabled youths to help them set up their own business. In the first phase, 274 men and woman from all nine blocks of the district got loans. Earlier, the administration conducted a survey of disabled youths and provided training to the selected 274 at a centre in

Selection of vice-chancellor of Sambalpur University

Governor and chancellor of universities S C Jamir has called three professors for an interaction on October 10 to select one of them as the next vice-chancellor of Sambalpur University. Incumbent Bishnu Barik’s term ends November 9. Chancellor’s office sources said the three – Satyaban Jena (Utkal University), CR Tripathy (Veer Surendra Sai University of

History-Sheeter “Raju” killed in police encounter

A notorious criminal was shot dead in a shootout with the police on the outskirts of Sambalpur city on Thursday 2nd October 2014. The history-sheeter, identified as Raju Saha, was killed in an exchange of fire near Dengasaragi village under the Ainthapalli police station, Sambalpur SP Akhileswar Singh said. After getting information that some criminals

Hirakud reached its top most level 629.33ft

The water level capacity of Hirakud Dam is 630 ft. but yesterday night, it reached to its top most level of 629.33ft.. 1 lakh and 95 thousands cusec of water enters into dam and 1 lakh and 57 thousand cusec of water drains to river and canals.

Sahayatri Football Club beat Sambalpur Football Academy 7-1

Spirited Sahayatri Football Club from Howrah squeezed past Sambalpur Football Academy,Odisha by the huge margin of 7-1 in the 12th Administrator’s Football Tournament on Tuesday. Howrah lads started raiding rivals defence right from the start, but stiff challenge by Sambalpur defenders foiled their early attempts. Budha Bara of Sahayatri drew first blood and scored in

Bargarh Town Police seizes Aluminium wire worth Rs 3 lakh

In a highest achievement in respect of Aluminium wire theft, Bargarh Town Police has recovered stolen property worth Rs. 3 lakh. On September 10, 2014 at around 8 am, on getting reliable information regarding transportation of All Aluminium Conductor in a pickup van bearing No. OR17G-1026 TATA AC from Bhatli side towards Bargarh town via

Missing Sambalpur youth rescued from UP

Sudarsan Meher of Sambalpur got his son on Saturday. He was rescued by Uttar Pradesh (UP) police from the house of Jaiprakash Jatt at Dhanoura in the northern state. Police said Manoj Meher, 24, was working for Jatt, who had kept him in captivity. Police sources said Manoj, eldest son of Sudarsan, of Remed, on

No place to dispose of private hospitals waste

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) is in a fix over disposing biomedical waste of private hospitals in Berhampur and Burla. Last month, the state government asked MKCG Medical College and Hospital and VSS Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur and Burla respectively not to receive waste from private hospital for disposal in their

IIM land Identified in Sambalpur

Sambalpur administration has identified two locations for the Indian Institute of Management. Collector Balwant Singh said an area near Goshala along NH-6 and another along NH-53, each measuring more than 230 acres of land, have been identified for setting up of the country’s top B school. He has sent a report on the land details