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Bombay HC Relieves Restriction on Sale of Biodiesel

Mumbai: Bombay High Court in a land mark ruling relieves the restriction of MSHSD control order, 2005, for sale of Biodiesel as a transportation fuel into internal combustion engines. Prior to this, due to MSHSD Motor Spirit high-speed diesel control order 2005, under clause 3.5, sale of fuel was not permitted for transportation, without having the […]


Digital Skills: Facebook to Train 5 Million Indians

New Delhi: Facebook is planning to train five million people with digital skills in three years, a top company executive said today. According to a reports, with 10 ongoing programmes, Facebook has already trained one million people across 150 cities and 48,000 villages with support from 50 partners, the social networking giant said on the […]


Tallest Bronze Statue of Lord Rama to Be Installed in Ayodhya

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh(UP) has decided to install a 221-metre tall bronze statue of Lord Rama in Ayodhya. UP Principal Secretary (Information) Avanish Awasthi said yesterday, The height of the actual statue will be 151 metres and its overhead umbrella will be 20 metres, while the pedestal will be 50 metres. A museum will also be […]


Poor Performance: Air Odisha Loses Contract in 4 States

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has cancelled the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) licence of low-cost carrier Air Odisha for seven airports for its irregular flight services, an official said today. Air Odisha flight services to the eastern regions, including Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand have been suspended under the regional […]


World Cup Hockey Anthem Released

Bhubaneswar: Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 theme song released here at Naveen Nibas yesterday afternoon. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik released the anthem in presence of music maestro AR Rahman. Rahman tweeted about the release of the song. .@Naveen_Odisha⁩ ji just released the #worldcuphockey 2018 anthem. #HeartBeatsForHockey #HWC2018 🏑 pic.twitter.com/h0xqs3PlYS — A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) November 23, 2018 Ahead […]


Apollo Tyres Ropes in Sachin Tendulkar

Bhubaneswar: Apollo Tyres, the leading tyre maker, which has been going the distance with its sponsorship of the top English Premier League brand, Manchester United, over the last five years, has now roped in Sachin Tendulkar, one of the greatest cricketing icons of the world, as its brand ambassador for a period of five years. This […]


JK Routray Gets Professor Emeritus Status from AIT Bangkok

Bhubaneswar: Eminent geographer-regional planner Jayant Kumar Routray, who has retired from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, as Professor of Regional and Rural Development Planning, and Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management in the Department of Development and Sustainability School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), AIT has been given the rare honour to become Professor […]


NALCO: H1 Net Profit Jumps Three-Fold

Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India, has once again repeated its strong performance by posting a turnover of Rs.5952 crore in the first half of FY 2018-19, i.e. 42% growth over H1 of FY 2017-18. The net profit of the company has gone up from […]


JSPL to Increase its Investment to Rs. 100000 Crore in Odisha

Shri Naveen Jindal thanked people of Odisha and Government for their support JSPL enhance capacity of its Angul steel plant from 6 MTPA to 20 MTPA JSPL to set up private industrial park at Angul to encourage MSME. Bhubaneswar: Encouraged by the support received from people of Odisha and the State Government, Jindal Steel & Power […]


MIO 2018: Mukesh Ambani Recounts Dhirubhai’s Friendship with Biju Babu

Bhubaneswar: On the second day of Make in Odisha (MIO) Conclave 2018 here today, Chairman & Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited Mukesh D Ambani recalled his father Dhirubhai Ambani’s closeness with former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik. Ambani also admired the per annum growth of Odisha, that has been higher than the national average consistently. He congratulated Biju […]