Sunday, November 18, 2018


CBI Director Alok Verma, Special Director Rakesh Asthana sent on leave

New Delhi, Oct 24 (PTI) CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana have been sent on leave amid an ongoing spat between them, sources said, calling it the first such case in the history of the agency. The prime minister-led appointments committee in an order Tuesday night has given charge of director to Joint […]

NDA’s re-negotiated Rafale deal has put pilots’ lives at risk: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Oct 18 (PTI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday alleged that Indian fighter pilots were at risk flying the “ancient” Jaguars since new technology was not coming into the country from France after the Rafale jet deal was re-negotiated by the NDA government Continuing his attack on the Modi Government over the Rafale deal, […]




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TAFE launches tractor rental app ‘JFarm Service’ in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 14 As part of its CSR initiative, Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE), one of the largest tractor manufacturers in the country, has launched its farmer-to-farmer tractor aggregation app ‘JFarm Service’ in Odisha with an aim to help farmers achieve optimal utilisation of their tractors and farm machinery. TAFE launched the initiative in […]

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Hindalco to invest Rs 6,000 cr to set up downstream facilities

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 13 Hindalco Industries, the metals flagship of the Aditya Birla Group, plans to invest about Rs 6,000 crore to set up downstream facilities in Odisha over the next four years, a top company official said here today. “We are going to put up a downstream facility between Hirakud and Lapanga (in Odisha), which […]

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OYO Hotels to double number of hotels to 400 in a year

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 13 OYO Hotels today announced its expansion plans for Odisha to double its footprint in the state by raising the total count of hotels to 400 from over 190 at present in the next one year. OYO Hotels said its expansion plan is likely generate over 6,000 direct and indirect jobs in the […]

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Dalmia Cement to invest Rs 2,500 cr on new manufacturing units in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 13 Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd (DCBL) today said it would invest over Rs 2,500 crore in Odisha for setting up new manufacturing plants in Rajgangpur and Cuttack. DCBL also shared its vision and plan enriching its association with Odisha since 1950. Dalmia Bharat Group Managing Director Puneet Dalmia and Dalmia Bharat Cement MD […]


Shakti Pumps Q2 FY19 profits up by 207 pc to Rs 9.27 cr

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 13: Shakti Pumps Limited, a leading manufacturer of Energy Efficient stainless steel Pumps and Solar Energy Solutions in India with exports to over 100 countries, reported a net profit of Rs 9.27 crore in the second quarter (Q2) of the current fiscal, registering a growth of 207 percent as compared to the corresponding […]