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 […]
The ‘One Kid with a dream’ boy has come of age, mellowed with time and is giving it back to his home state Odisha, in a first of its kind attempt, a pure rap in Odia. Samir Rishu Mohanty is back with a bang in the city tomorrow to complete the video shoot of his […]
Bhubaneswar: State-owned miner Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) is targeting an ore production of 6.55 million tonne (MT) in the 2016-17 financial year, OMC managing director (MD) Girish SN said on Tuesday. “This year we have a target to produce 6.55 MT ore. It will be gradually increased to 10 MT in the next financial year,” […]
New Delhi: The government’s “Make in India” programme to boost manufacturing should target on priority basis high import-intensive items like electronics, machinery, steel and transport equipment, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday. “There are other major import items like crude oil, gold and precious stones which cannot be produced indigenously or are used for re-exports,” […]
Bhubaneswar: A shortfall of about 23 per cent in kendu leaf production is likely in Odisha during 2016-17 due to hailstorm, officials said. While around 3.75 lakh quintal of kendu leaf was produced during 2015-16 and generated a total sale value of Rs 542 crore, the production this year (2016-17) had been estimated at 3.39 […]
Jamshedpur: Tata Steel is hopeful of starting production in the new integrate greenfield steel plant at Kalinganagar in Odisha in the next few months and is expecting Consent of Operation from the state government in couple of days time.
Chennai: Can indigenous ways of smoking counteract the harm being done by mass-produced cigarettes? Researching the roots of native Fijian tobacco plant ‘suki’ said to originated in Tamil Nadu and smoked in a “roll-up”, a renowned scientist from New Zealand is finding about the similar Indian cheroot. On her visit to India, scientist Marewa Glover […]