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Ratnakar Sahoo To Receive Prestigious Shambhavi Puraskar-2022 
Ratnakar Sahoo To Receive Prestigious Shambhavi Puraskar-2022 

The jury members unanimously decided Sahoo as the winner of the award for his commendable job in educating children in slums. 

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42nd Sarala Puraskar: Writer Paramita Satpathy Receives Honour

Renowned writer and storyteller Paramita Satpathy received the prestigious 42nd 'Sarala Puraskar' on Tuesday. Sarala Puraskar which is instituted by IMPaCT, the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA), was presented to Paramita for her novel 'Abhipreta Kala'.

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Writer Paramita Satpathy To Get Sarala Puraskar
Eminent Writer Paramita Satpathy To Be Conferred With Sarala Puraskar

Noted writer Paramita Satpathy will be awarded the prestigious Sarala Puraskar instituted by IMFA's charitable wing IMPaCT for her novel ‘Abhipreta Kala’ which has been published by Paschima Publications, Bhubaneswar in the year 2016.

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IMFA Awards Prof Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship To Six Students For Higher Studies

The Bansidhar and Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), the CSR wing of the Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA), has been giving the scholarship to students since 2005.

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Odisha: Five Get IPCA MFA Scholarship

Bhubaneswar: The Ila Panda Centre for Arts (IPCA) has awarded scholarship to five meritorious Odia art students studying Master of Fine Arts (MFA) at various reputed universities/institutions outside the State. Mahesh Meher of The Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, Deepak Kumar Mandal of the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad, Rasmi Ranjan […]

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Hockey Olympian Namita Toppo To Get Prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar 2020

Bhubaneswar: Odia Hockey player Namita Toppo, who has brought laurels for Odisha and country, will receive the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2020. The annual award is instituted by IMPaCT, the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA). The Ekalabya Committee comprising jury members unanimously picked Toppo for the prestigious honour after […]

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Noted Odia Poet Nityanand Nayak Conferred With Sarala Puraskar 

Bhubaneswar: Renowned poet Nityanda Nayak received the prestigious Sarala Puraskar on Monday. He was honoured with the 41st edition of the literary award for his poetry collection ‘Sete Bela Ku Nathibi,’ published in 2017 by Friends’ Publishers. Nayak was presented with a citation, trophy and Rs 5 lakh in a short programme organised in compliance […]

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Weightlifter Jhili Dalabehera Receives Ekalabya Puraskar 2019

Bhubaneswar: Weightlifter Jhili Dalabehera was bestowed with the 27th Ekalabya Pursakar-2019 at a glittering function held at Bhubaneswar on Friday. Ekalabya Puraskar instituted by IMPaCT, the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA) is presented to outstanding young sports persons every year for their contribution to sports and bringing laurels for the […]

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IMFA's CSR Projects in Choudwar Draw Praise From All Quarters

Choudwar: Residents of Choudwar have welcomed the Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited’s (IMFA) corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in the town. After a drinking water project by IMFA was inaugurated today at the Saraswati Sisu Vidya Mandir premises in Agrahata, people from all walks of life have said the move will benefit students of […]

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Tributes Pour In For Doyen Of Odisha’s Industrialisation Bansidhar Panda

Bhubaneswar:  Senior leaders of the State and thousands whose lives late Dr Bansidhar Panda had impacted, paid tributes to the industrialist and founder of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA), on his first death anniversary today. BJP leaders Dharmendra Pradhan and Jual Oram took to Twitter to offer tributes to the architect of modern […]

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Puri Police releases third helicopter of IMFA after court directive

Bhubaneswar: Following the directive of the Puri Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court, the police today released a helicopter sealed at the Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited’s (IMFA) hangar at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. Earlier, the Puri police had sealed three helicopters of IMFA after allegations that Jay Panda flew over […]

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Bansidhar & Ila Panda Saraswat Sadhana Samman conferred to 14 eminent personalities

Rayagada: The Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT), the charitable wing of IMFA Group on Friday conferred the prestigious Bansidhar & Ila Panda Saraswat Sadhana Samman to 14 distinguished personalities of the State. The artistes were presented a cash award of Rs 51,000 each during a special function at Therubali IMFA club in Rayagada held […]

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Thus spake the former captain on cricket then & now!

He sported the same demeanour as he used to years ago walking into the stadium ring. He walked just as tall, smart and confident. Though the cricketing pads, gloves and bat were no where near him,  his nonchalance in a dark blue jacket with a pocket square lent a mellowed grace to his personality. Dilip […]

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Lilima Minz receives Ekalabya Puraskar 2018

Bhubaneswar: Hockey player Lilima Minz received the prestigious 26th Ekalabya Puraskar 2018 award instituted by IMPaCT, the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA). Minz received the award along with a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh from Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar at a special function held at Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Lilima […]

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Poet Satrughana Pandav gets ‘Sarala Puraskar’

Bhubaneswar: Poet Satrughna Pandav on Friday was bestowed with the prestigious Sarala Puraskar instituted by IMFA’s charitable wing IMPaCT. Pandav was felicitated with a cash award of Rs 5 lakh and a citation at a special function held in Bhubaneswar today. He received the Sarala Puraskar for his poetry collection ‘Misra Dhrupad.’ “It is a […]

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Lilima Minz to get prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar-2018

Bhubaneswar: Hockey player Lilima Minz will receive the prestigious 26th Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2018. The annual award is instituted by IMPaCT, the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA). The Ekalabya Committee comprising jury members from different walks of life unanimously picked the woman hockey player for the prestigious award at […]

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Chopper Conspiracy: While Police Summons Have Discrepancies, Minister Too Changes Version

Bhubaneswar: Even after officials of the BPI Airport and Chilika Development Authority presented their stance on the former MP Jay Panda’s helicopter route and plan approval, the police summons to IMFA and Panda have been reportedly framed with lot of discrepancies. In a tweet, Panda mentioned that the FIR by Odisha Police changed ‘sea plane’ […]

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IMFA employees in Jajpur pay tributes to Bansidhar Panda

  Jajpur: A silent rally was taken out today by the employees of IMFA’s (Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd) Sukinda and Mahagiri mines in Jajpur to pay tributes to late Dr. Bansidhar Panda, company’s founder and chairman Emeritus. The event was attended by IMFA’s Mining Business Unit chief, Sanjeev Das, Senior General Manager, Sudhansu […]

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IMFA stalemate ends; protest to be withdrawn today

Rayagada: The 18-day long protest in front of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) plant at Therubali in Rayagada ended after a meeting between the company officials, district administration & agitators late in Thursday night, ended successfully. According to sources, the meeting was fruitful and the protest will be withdrawn by 10 AM today. […]

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After IMFA, conspiracy against Ortel alleged

Bhubaneswar: At a time when unrest at IMFA is threatening the livelihood of many, a group of protestors led by the local citizens committee today staged a demonstration outside the Ortel Head Office in Bhubaneswar without prior notice and illegally locked up the main gate demanding eviction of the office. The demonstration by some locals […]

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Unrest at IMFA plant: Tripartite meeting inconclusive

Rayagada: No decisions could be taken to resolve the protests in front of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) plant at Therubali in Rayagada as the meeting between the company officials, district administration and a group of 30 agitators led by Jitu Jakasika ended inconclusively today. While the district collector & agitators informed that […]

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BeMC defies Orissa HC stay order on Ortel office sealing

Berhampur: In an alleged attempt by Odisha government to target Ortel Communications after IMFA, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) authorities continue to defy the stay order of the Orissa High Court on sealing of Ortel Berhampur office. The sub-collector and the Commissioner of the BeMC had raided the Ortel offices near Stadium and Gandhinagar day […]

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'Police forced me to put blame on MP Baijayant Panda'

Bhubaneswar: Sonalika Mohanty, who was detained on Thursday by police while attempting to stage dharna in front of the official residence of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s private secretary VK Pandian, leveled serious allegations against police today stating that she was forced and even slapped to speak against Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda. Speaking at […]

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IMFA protests state-sponsored: BJP's Bhrugu Baxipatra

Bhubaneswar: Lashing out at the Odisha government, BJP on Saturday termed the ongoing agitation in front of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) plant at Therubali in Rayagada as a ‘State-sponsored’ act. Addressing a press conference, Odisha BJP general secretary, Bhrugu Baxipatra alleged that even though the agitation is in its sixth day, the […]

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After IMFA, Odisha government targets Ortel

Berhampur: After the Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) Rayagada, the State government is now targeting Ortel Communications. The Berhampur district administration on Thursday sealed its office in Berhampur citing various reasons. The sub-collector and the Commissioner of the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) raided the Ortel office yesterday citing violation of fire safety norms […]

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Unrest at IMFA plant: Issue raised in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Condemning the violence at the plant of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) in Therubali of Rayagada district, BJP MLA Pradeep Purohit raised the issue in Odisha Assembly today and accused the State government of not providing security to factory of an Odia industrialist. “It is due to some political discord, people are […]

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Agitators ransack IMFA's Therubali plant in presence of police

Rayagada: Over a hundred agitators staging dharna in front of the Therubali plant of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) in Rayagada district since last three days ransacked machinery, lights and CCTV cameras installed near the gate of the plant today. They also hurled stones at the gate and attempted to break it open. […]

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Outsiders instigating protests at Therubali plant: IMFA

  Rayagada: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) officials on Tuesday stated that ‘outsiders’ are instigating locals and threatening their employees to join agitation at its plant in Therubali of Rayagada district. The plant employees and their families are now in a state of worry and scared as agitators have locked up the nearby […]

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Nominations invited for Ekalabya Puraskar 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT), managed by IMFA Group, has invited applications for its annual Ekalabya Puraskar-2018. The award that recognises outstanding young sportspersons of the State carries a cash prize of Rs 5,00,000. Two citation awards which are also given away, carry cash prizes of Rs 50,000 each. Applicants should be […]

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Samajwadi Party demands CBI probe into loan waiver to IMFA

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha state committee of Samajwadi Party on Monday demanded a CBI probe alleging a scam behind Rs 2300 crore loan waiver to Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA). Members of Samajwadi Party led by State President Rabi Behera staged demonstration before the CBI office in Bhubaneswar and submitted a memorandum to the […]

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Ace hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey receives 25th Ekalabya Puraskar

Bhubaneswar: International Hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey received the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for 2017 at the 25th edition of the sports awards in presence of ace badminton player and coach P Gopichand, BJD MP Baijayant Panda and Odisha Sports Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera in Bhubaneswar today. Civil Defence director BK Sharma was also present on the […]

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Dipsan Tirkey to receive Ekalabya Puraskar today

Bhubaneswar: International hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey will be presented with the 25th Ekalabya Puraskar 2017 instituted by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT) today at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB). Tirkey, who recently played for the Indian team in the Men’s Hockey World League held in Bhubaneswar will receive a cash award of Rs […]

IMFA's Q2 performance hit by price volatility

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA) Ltd reported its second quarter (Q2) results for the fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18) today. During the period, revenue of the company grew to Rs 416.03 crore in comparison to Rs 387.58 crore in the corresponding period of 2016-17 fiscal (FY17). Exports of the company grew to Rs 344.94 […]

Jogi’s allegations ridiculous: MP Baijayant’s office

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Strongly refuting the allegations levelled by former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi over alleged link with former finance minister P. Chidambaram, the office of the Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda on Thursday termed them as ‘ridiculous’. A written reply from the Parliamentarian’s office stated, “These allegations by Shri Jogi are ridiculous. Shri P.Chidambaram had appeared in court […]

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IMFA gets green signal for mining in Sukinda, Mahagiri

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) today permitted Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA), the leading ferroalloys producer in the country, to resume mining activities in its two chromite mines in Sukinda and Mahagiri. OSPCB had earlier, on March 24, served a show cause notice to IMFA and asked to explain why the ‘consent […]

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IMFA says closure of plant will affect its CSR activities

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metal & Ferro Alloys [IMFA] today said it was forced to shut down its four blast furnaces and a 60 MW power plant at Therubali and Choudwar after Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) revoked Consent to Operate [CTO] the chromite mines. OSPCB’s withdrawal of CTO resulted in making the industry non-operational and […]

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Mining ban on IMFA: Aberration in pollution board’s approach questioned

Cuttack: As livelihood of thousands is threatened with a halt in operations at India Metals and Ferro Alloys’ (IMFA) Therubali and Choudwar plants following the mining ban ordered by Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB), questions are being raised on the pollution watchdog’s approach while ordering ban. While only notices have been served to Odisha […]

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IMFA Therubali plant employees protest mining ban

Raygada: Following protests at India Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA) plant at Choudwar over ban on the company’s mines in Sukinda valley by Odisha Pollution Control Board (OPCB), employees of the company’s Therubali plant in Rayagada went up in arms today against the pollution watchdog’s order. Demanding that IMFA should be allowed to undertake mining, […]

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Despite reply to show cause notice, ban imposed before personal hearing : IMFA

Cuttack: With hundreds of workers continuing their stir in front of the plant of India Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA) at Choudwar in Cuttack protesting the order of the Odisha Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) to ban mining at the Mahagiri and Sukinda Chromite, the company authorities today clarified that they had responded to the notice of […]

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IMFA holds Inter Unit Volleyball tournament

Jajpur: An Inter Unit Volleyball tournament of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) was held at the Mahagiri Enclave of IMFA in Kaliapani of Jajpur district. The host of the tournament was IMFA Mines and the other participants were IMFA Headquarters team, Choudwar Plant team, Therubali Plant team and BIPF-ITC Sukinda team. Therubali team […]

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