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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.

Health Director Bijay Mohapatra
Dry Run Of Omicron Detection Kits Begins In 4 Odisha Cities

Other than Omicron variant, the kit can also detect variants like Alpha, Beta, Gama and Delta of SARS-CoV2, claim the manufacturers.

Rourkela Bank Manager Diverts Over Rs 60L Customer Money For Commission, Held
Rourkela Bank Manager Diverts Over Rs 60L Customer Money For Commission, Held

Police said the accused also misused signed blank cheques given to him by the victim. By virtue of his official influence, Panda managed to prevail upon the other maker and checkers and diverted all the money amounting to more than Rs 60 lakh without the consent of the victim to several insurance policies, said the STF in a release.

Goods Train Mishap
Two Goods Train Collide On Ranchi-Rourkela Route, Rail Services Affected

Meanwhile, train services under the Ranchi-Rourkela railway division have been affected leading to the cancellation and diversion of routes of many trains.

Brave Rourkela Girl Fights Back After Attacked By Knife-Wielding Looter, Wins Hearts
Brave Rourkela Girl Fights Back After Attacked By Knife-Wielding Looter, Wins Hearts

The miscreant attacked the girl, a first year BCA student, with a knife. The incident occurred at around 6 am today.

Mandi Mismanagement
Farmers Fear Middlemen Trap, Mandis Yet To Open In Several Odisha Districts

After devastation wreaked by the Cyclonic storm Jawad, mandi mismanagement in many districts of Odisha has provided ample opportunity for dalals to rob the farmers of their money hard-earned from harvested crops.

BPUT Recruitment: Notification Released For Multiple Posts, Check Details
BPUT Recruitment: Notification Released For Multiple Posts, Check Details

As per the BPUT advertisement, the post of Director (Curriculum Development), Director (Placement & Industrial Training) and Deputy Director Examination will be filled up in the recruitment drive.

Missing Posters
‘Missing’ Posters Of Raghunathpali MLA Subrat Tarai Found On Walls In Rourkela

The posters bearing a picture of the MLA with ‘missing’ written on those were found on the walls of schools, colleges, clubs and several houses

Smart City Rourkela
No Smartness In Bus Service In Smart City Rourkela

Four years have passed since Rourkela was declared as a Smart City in the State. However, commuters are still facing a lot of difficulties sans city bus services

Rourkela Smart City's Airport Dream Soon To Be A Reality
Rourkela Smart City's Airport Dream Soon To Be A Reality

The 20-year-long wait of Rourkela Smart City to have an airport is going to be a thing of past soon. If everything goes as expected, flights will be a reality over the city from May or June 2022. 

Misuse of DMF Fund
BJD Misusing DMF Fund By Bringing False Proposal In MLA’s Name: BJP

Biramitrapur MLA, Shankar Oram alleged that Rs 90 crore from the DMF was spent on the swanky new international hockey stadium being built at Rourkela by bringing a false proposal in his name.

Cyber Fraud
Rourkela Police Nabs Notorious Cyber Fraud From Gujarat

Raval Bhavik, a notorious cyber fraud has been nabbed by the Rourkela Police from Gujarat for allegedly defrauding a large sum of money from an unsuspecting man in the Steel City.

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation
Swachh Survekshan 2021: Bhubaneswar Moves Up To 144 Rank, Rourkela Only City In Odisha To Get One Star Rating

Rourkela has been placed at 57th rank among 372 cities of India with population of 1-10 lakh in the Garbage Free City Category, informed the Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) through a tweet.

medical negligence
Odisha Woman Dies After Transfusion Of Wrong Group Blood At Rourkela Govt Hospital

Based on the complaint, police have initiated a probe into the incident while the hospital authorities have also constituted a five-member medical team led by RGH Superintendent Jagadish Chandra Barik and started an enquiry.

Chhath Puja In Odisha
Chhath Puja Celebrated In Odisha Amid Strict Adherence To Covid-19 Protocols

The Chhath festival began on November 8 with the 'Nahai Khai' ritual and concluded today on November 11 with devotees performing 'Usha Arghya'.

Police Bust Extortion Racket In Rourkela: 3 Criminals With PLFI Links Held, Firearms Seized
Police Bust Extortion Racket In Rourkela: 3 Criminals With PLFI Links Held, Firearms Seized

Police said three 7mm pistols and around 55 rounds of ammunition including few of SLR automatic weapons and some improvised explosives were recovered from the criminals.

Vigilance Arrests Three Class-I Officers In Odisha
Three Class-I Officers Arrested In Odisha

In another case, Narottam Behera was intercepted near Tangi Check Gate in Cuttack while he was going to Bhubaneswar from Balasore in a car. The Vigilance team conducted a raid and recovered a total of Rs 89,290 unaccounted cash.

Aryan Khan
Drug Bust On Mumbai Cruise Ship: 2 Among 4 More Arrested Accused From Odisha’s Rourkela

The duo has been identified as Manish Rajgaria (30) and Avin Sahoo (30) while the other two are  Abdul Kadar Sheikh (30) and Shreyas Nair (23). They are residents of Jogeshwari and Goregaon (east) respectively. All four have been remanded to the NCB custody till October 11.

Woman Passenger Thrashed By RPF Staff For Ticketless Travel In Gitanjali Express; FIR Lodged
Woman Passenger Thrashed By RPF Staff For Ticketless Travel In Gitanjali Express; FIR Lodged

As per reports the alleged incident occurred in the train while it was approaching Rourkela station. The woman passenger, identified as Anita Raj, was beaten up by the RPF constable following a heated argument over travelling in the train without a ticket on Friday afternoon.

World Heart Day: Experts Bat For Adoption Of Digital Health To Cut Risk Of CVD
World Heart Day: Experts Bat For Adoption Of Digital Health To Cut Risk Of CVD

OTV Managing Director Jagi Mangat Panda flagged off the cyclothon event in the State capital as the Chief Guest on the occasion of World Heart Day 2021.

Congress Protest In Rourkela
Rain Fury In Odisha: Congress Workers Release Fish On Waterlogged Over Bridge In Rourkela

The Congress members on Wednesday released fishes on the waterlogged STI overbridge protesting the civic body's lacklustre attitude towards the drainage system in the Steel City

Job Vaccancy
NHM Odisha Recruitment 2021: Apply For Part Time Specialist Posts By Sept 15

The envelope containing the application should superscribe clearly name of the post applied for and no application will be received after scheduled date and time. 

Crime Rate Swinging Up In Rourkela, Monitoring System In Mess  
Crime Rate Swinging Up In Rourkela, Monitoring System In Mess  

Apart from small theft and burglaries, the safety of women has also evolved as one of the major concerns for the residents. The locals in the city have appealed to the administration to take immediate steps to tackle the situation time and time again, however, it has been alleged that the pleas have fallen on deaf ears. 

accident
Odisha: 4 Of Family Including 2 Children Killed in Road Mishap

The mishap took place when the family was returning to Rourkela from Kolkata. The ill-fated car hit the tree causing the death of a man, his wife and two children on the spot.

Results Of Online Semester Exams 2021 Declared
BPUT Declares Results Of Online Semester Exams 2021, Check Details 

Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) students can check their results by visiting www.bputexam.in.

Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium
India's Largest Hockey Stadium Opening In Rourkela Set For July 2022 Deadline

India's largest hockey stadium which is coming up in Rourkela will be completed by July 2022 ahead of the upcoming Men's Hockey World Cup in January 2023.

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