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.
Besides the special arrangements, the stadium aims to provide a classic match experience for all the fans visiting the venue.
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.
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.
The deceased, identified as Gopal Tirkey, was engaged in beautification works at the stadium when he accidentally came in contact with the live wire.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As per the NIT Rourkela advertisement, the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Junior Research Fellow (JRF) will be filled up.
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.
Legendary Sardar Singh, who was part of the 2010 and 2014 World Cup campaigns, recalled his memories from the years gone by.