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.
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.
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.
The Chhath festival began on November 8 with the 'Nahai Khai' ritual and concluded today on November 11 with devotees performing 'Usha Arghya'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) students can check their results by visiting www.bputexam.in.
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.
Supporters of BJP’s Panposh organisational district on Wednesday protested the visit of Odisha 5T Secretary VK Pandian alleging land irregularities in the Civil Township area.
For over two and half years, Municipal Bodies of Odisha are without elected representatives despite specific Constitutional mandate to hold Municipal Election before completion of the five year term of a Municipal Body.
A look at various schools that reopened today after a hiatus of four long months:
From a small-town boy in Odisha to setting up a famous fashion label in the United States of America (USA), ace fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra has come a long way.
One of the masterminds involved in the fake invoice racket to the tune of Rs 641 crore was arrested from Bhubaneswar on Thursday.
Players at Panposh hockey stadium in Rourkela pin high hopes in the Indian Women's hockey team which is going to take on powerful Argentina today in the semifinal of Tokyo Olympics
The Health Department has directed all the government-run hospitals to open dedicated dengue wards to deal with the situation
The child trafficking racket unearthed in Rourkela revealed before the Police that baby girls were sold for Rs 1 lakh each while a boy fetched Rs 4 lakh
Crime rate in Odisha seems to be on a rising trend as murder, rape and several such cases are being reported on a regular basis from the State.
The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has supplied steel for the Makru bridge of Manipur, which was inaugurated by Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.
Police today claimed to have arrested five drug peddlers allegedly involved in brown sugar and Ganja trade in the city on Friday.
The coin collector has a rare Uma Rupia note (Portuguese circulated) of 1924.
Interested and eligible candidates are requested to apply for the vacancy through the official website of SAIL- sailcareers.com on or before July 12, 2021.
Members of several labour unions today began a 24-hour demonstration in front of the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) seeking fulfilment of an eight-point charter of demands including wage revision. Thousands of labourers and employees have launched a protest since 5 am in front of different gates of the plant.
The Opposition political parties in Rourkela have levelled allegations of a massive corruption to the tune of over a crore of rupees in the construction of the central park in Chhend area of the Steel City.
A joint team of police and GST officials on Monday arrested a man for allegedly creating fictitious firms and committing Input Tax Credit (ITC) fraud to the tune of Rs 10 crore in the capital city.
A B.Tech graduate employed with a private company that provides cash loading services to banks was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing cash to the tune of Rs 34 lakh from ATMs.
A 32-year-old woman allegedly died after she was administered Covid-19 jab in Odisha.
The accused were illegally procuring such non-duty paid liquor from various sources via Bokaro and Ranchi. The consignment was being smuggled in a various fruit or grocery laden vehicles in a clandestine manner.
Smart City Rourkela is likely to witness massive waterlogging problems during monsoon due to the unresolved drainage issues in the region.
The Steel City of Rourkela has been selected as only one of the two towns in India to make it to the list of 50 Champion Cities in the 2021 Bloomberg Global Mayors Challenge, a worldwide competition that encourages and spreads cities’ most promising ideas. The Rourkela Municipal Corporation took to Twitter to make the announcement.
The civic body made special arrangements to inoculate the beneficiaries including students who will be traveling to foreign countries to study, work and participate in sports events.
As many as 300 strips of medicines unsuitable for human use and manufactured by a dubious firm were seized from two stores in the Steel City of Rourkela on Saturday.
A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.
Their professional commitment and artistic skill entertained many and added colour to festive events and special occasions.
The weekend shutdowns will continue as usual starting 6 pm of Fridays till 5 am of Mondays. However, vaccination and testing for Covid-19 will continue as per the protocols laid out by the State Health Department at designated centres.