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Vedanta Aluminium launches ‘Jal Seva Shibir’ in Jharsuguda

TBB BUREAU JHARSUGUDA, MAY 19, 2022 As part of its corporate responsibility, the Jharsuguda Unit of Vedanta Aluminium has launched ‘Jal Seva Shibir’ to provide drinking water to local communities, to offer relief from the summer heat. Water kiosks have been set up at Bhurkamunda village, Sarbahal Chowk, Jharsuguda Railway Station and Bus Stand, in association with NGO Sehada, to ...

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Disney Star launches dedicated Odia channel ‘Star Kirano’

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, MAY 19, 2022 India’s leading television network Disney Star today announced the launch of a dedicated Odia general entertainment channel – Star Kirano – which will premiere on June 6. Odia viewers can now experience content that is deeply entrenched in the values and culture of the land with stories of inspiration, hope and progress. The network ...

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Discoms unlocking Odisha’s growth potential

Sanjay Banga Odisha had made tremendous strides in the last couple of decades to become one of the fastest-growing states, rebooting effectively from the Covid impact. It is among the first few states in India to quickly bounce back to the pre-Covid level growth rate. According to Odisha’s Economic Survey 2021-22 released recently, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the ...

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Santosh Amat tops among BJD aspirants for Rajya Sabha seat

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, MAY 18, 2022 Santosh Kumar Amat who quit the lucrative India Revenue Service (IRS) in 1993 and joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in 2017, is likely to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha, elections for which will be held in June. Western Odisha’s well-educated and firebrand tribal leader and the blue-eyed boy of ...

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Microtek to expand footprint in Odisha

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, MAY 18, 2022 Microtek, the leader in the power product market of India, is looking forward to expanding its presence in Odisha with the launch of new range of inverters and home UPS series. Microtek recently organized a Star Retail Partners’ Meet here where the company introduced its newly launched range of inverters and home UPS series ...

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Vedanta Aluminium sweeps awards for fly-ash utilization

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, MAY 17, 2022 Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, has scored a hat trick of awards at the 11th edition of Fly Ash Utilization Conference Expo Awards instituted by Mission Energy Foundation for efficient management of fly-ash. Vedanta Power Plants at Jharsuguda in Odisha won awards in the >=500 MW and <=500 MW categories respectively; ...

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Hundreds of devotees offer oblations at Vedanta-sponsored Jagannath Temple

TBB BUREAU JHARSUGUDA, MAY 14, 2022 The sacred ‘yajna’ at the new Jagannath Temple, built in collaboration with Vedanta and villagers at Katikela village in Sundergarh district of Odisha came to an end today with over devotees offering oblations to the Trinity. Over one thousand devotees from Sundergarh and nearly districts offered prayers to the Trinity seeking the divine blessings, ...

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Odisha direct selling industry grows at 13.3pc: Survey

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, MAY 14, 2022 Notwithstanding the adverse business conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, direct selling industry in Odisha has recorded a growth rate of 13.3 per cent, reaching an all-time high of Rs 1034 crore during the Financial Year 2020-21, according to the Annual Survey Report released by Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) here on Saturday. The ...

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Jio tops 4G download speed chart in April: TRAI Data

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, MAY 14, 2022 Reliance Jio continues to lead in the average 4G download speed chart published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for the month of April. Jio achieved 23.1 Mbps average 4G download speed in April, witnessing an improvement from 21.1 Mbps in March this year. As per the data published by TRAI on ...

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PPL sets IPO price band at Rs 39-42 per share

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, MAY 12, 2022 Zuari Agro Chemicals-backed fertiliser company Paradeep Phosphates Ltd (PPL) has set the price band for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) at Rs 39-42 per share having face value of Rs 10. Through the IPO, the government will be offloadng its entire stake of 19.55 per cent in the company. The IPO will open on ...

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