News from Rourkela

Known as the Industrial Capital of Odisha, It is the third-largest Urban Agglomeration in the State. The city is also popularly known as Ispat Nagar and Steel City. Rourkela Steel Plant which was set up with German collaboration is located in the city.

Hockey WC: Special arrangements made at Rourkela stadium for differently-abled spectators
Hockey World Cup 2023: Special arrangements made at Rourkela stadium for differently-abled spectators

Besides the special arrangements, the stadium aims to provide a classic match experience for all the fans visiting the venue.

Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela
Odisha pumped 16 times more money into Hockey World Cup! Did the needy foot the bill!

the Odisha government spent Rs 1100 crore for hosting the grand event this year, 16 times more than Rs 67 crore, which was spent in 2018, when Odisha hosted its first ever Hockey World Cup.

BJD cornered for getting Hockey stadium ready in 15 months & forgetting other projects 
BJD cornered for getting Hockey stadium ready in 15 months & forgetting other projects 

If the construction of the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Sundergarh was completed in 15 months, it was possible only because of the unprecedented level of alacrity shown by the administration mechanism. 

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Hockey World Cup: Labour electrocuted to death at Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium

The deceased, identified as Gopal Tirkey, was engaged in beautification works at the stadium when he accidentally came in contact with the live wire.

DA case: Rourkela RW junior clerk’s property raided by vigilance
DA case: Rourkela RW junior clerk’s property raided by vigilance

The sleuths of Odisha Vigilance on Tuesday raided the property linked to Nandi Kishore Nath, who works as a junior clerk in the office of Executive Engineer of Rural Works Division in Rourkela of Sundargarh district.

Maiden flight to hockey hub Rourkela takes off
Maiden flight to hockey hub Rourkela takes off

Rourkela, which is hosting the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023, became the fourth city in the State to have scheduled flights after Bhubaneswar, Jharsuguda and Jeypore.

Rourkela Airport
Bhubaneswar–Rourkela first flight to take off tomorrow

While Civil Aviation Minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia will inaugurate the service through video conferencing, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will flag off the first flight from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar at 10:45 am tomorrow.

Of lies, damned lies and white lies: Odisha leads the way!
Of lies, damned lies and white lies: Odisha leads the way!

"If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it," says a statement attributed to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels. Someone in the ruling dispensation in Odisha appears to have taken the advice too seriously.

Tribal Protest At Rajgangpur Bypass
Tribals in Odisha protest land acquisition for limestone mining, allege govt's indifference

Dalmia Bharat Cements Limited (DBCL) has been given the nod to expand its limestone mining activities in 800 acres of land under Kutra and Rajgangpur blocks.

Youths Playing Hockey In Lulkidihi Village
The breeding ground of Hockey in Odisha screams for a decent playground

The breeding ground of Odisha Hockey, in fact, Indian hockey, Lulkidihi village under Sundargarh’s Balishankara block is still reeling without a decent playing ground for the budding players to hone their skills.

Odisha youth climbs atop hoarding after failing to meet CM, rescued
Odisha youth climbs atop hoarding after failing to meet CM, rescued; warns of fast unto death if arrested

Muktikant Biswal, who reached Bhubaneswar on padyatra from Rourkela by covering a distance of 530 km last week to press for his unfulfilled demands, climbed the hoarding installed at Sishu Bhawan Square in the capital city.

Offline Ticket Counter For Hockey World Cup
Hockey World Cup 2022: Too few offline tickets available for India match; fans left dejected

The chaos in ticket counters at both Bhubaneswar and Rourkela was like a revisit to the 2018 Hockey World Cup when a glitch in the online ticketing system made hockey fans fume after they failed to get tickets for their favourite team.

NIT Rourkela
NIT Rourkela announces vacancies for project fellows, check details

As per the NIT Rourkela advertisement, the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Junior Research Fellow (JRF) will be filled up.

Disability is not an obstacle to success, these women with disabilities prove this
Disability is not an obstacle to success, these women with disabilities prove this

The wheelchair-bound Sarita has carved a niche for herself in the art field. Apart from being a painter, she is a dancer and singer.

Sardar Singh
Odisha Hockey World Cup 2023: Former captain Sardar Singh’s mantra for Indian team

Legendary Sardar Singh, who was part of the 2010 and 2014 World Cup campaigns, recalled his memories from the years gone by.    

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