Tag Archives: SILK CITY

Silk City to shine under LED lamps from January

Berhampur:  In order to reduce electricity bills and ensure better illumination in the city, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) decided to install LED bulbs in all lightposts under its  jurisdiction. The civic body signed an agreement with a private firm … Continue reading

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Modern gadgets for blind in Silk City

Berhampur: Visually-impaired students of a blind school here were taught how to use smart phones. This was part of a move to empower them by teaching them the use of modern gadgets at the school premises here Saturday. The move … Continue reading

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Bag makers fight for survival in Silk City

Berhampur: Even as synthetic (polypropylene) carry bags are fast replacing polythene bags in this city after the administration imposed a ban on the latter, over 200 families who earn a living by making synthetic bags are still fighting for survival, … Continue reading

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With dwindling weavers, Berhampur’s Silk City tag at risk

Berhampur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier this month declared August 7 as the National Handloom Day in honour of the Swadeshi Movement that was launched on this day back in 1905. The day was celebrated with much pomp back … Continue reading

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Airport sought in Silk City

Post News Network Berhampur, March 9: The Centre should sanction a full-fledged airport in the city, which is the centre of education, culture and business in southern Orissa, Aska MP Ladu Kishore Swain has demanded. The BJD MP has written … Continue reading

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