News from Sundargarh

Sundargarh district occupies a prominent position in the mineral map of Odisha and is rich in iron ore, limestone, and manganese. True to its name, this beautiful District of Sundargarh with about 43 percent of its total area under forest cover and numerous colorful tribes dotting its landscape and with abundant mining potential is bounded by Ranchi District of Jharkhand on the North; Raigarh District of Chhatisgarh on the west .Sundargarh is recognized as an industrial district of Odisha. Steel Plant, Fertilizer Plant, Cement factory, Ferro Vanadium Plant, Machine building factory, Glass and china clay factory and Spinning mills are some of the major industries of this District. The Steel Plant of Rourkela in this District has the first government sector plant built with foreign collaboration and was the first in India to use LD oxygen technology.

100 MBBS seats for Sundargarh Govt Medical College
NMC approves 100 MBBS seats for Sundargarh Govt Medical College

The National Medical Commission (NMC) has given its nod to the newly-constructed Government Medical College (GMC), Sundargarh under the Sambalpur University (Burla).

Heavy rain
Fresh spell of heavy rain from today, check IMD’s latest forecast on low pressure

A Low Pressure area is likely to form over North Bay of Bengal around 19th August, 2022.

Low Pressure to trigger heavy rainfall
Low pressure over north BoB in 24 hours; IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said the fresh low pressure system is likely to become more marked during subsequent 24 hours and move west-northwestwards thereafter.

Thunderstorm with lightning alert
Subdued monsoon over Odisha; IMD issues thunderstorm with lightning alert

Southwest monsoon has subdued over Odisha with considerable drop in the rainfall activities in the past couple of days.

Odisha sees one more Covid death, 1,174 fresh infections 
Odisha sees one more Covid death, 1,174 fresh infections 

Khordha district reported the highest number of fresh infections at 316, followed by 261 in Sundargarh. 

Rice bags being measured in a school
Now, MDM scam surfaces in Sambalpur and Sundargarh schools

The irregularities will run into crores, sources said.  It is alleged that the officials looking after rice supply are involved in the scam in connivance with the supply agencies. 

Covid-19 testing
Odisha logs 1130 fresh Corona cases, highest cases from Sundargarh

Odisha is currently witnessing a steep rise in the daily Covid-19 cases with 1130 new positive cases being reported from different parts of the state in the past 24 hours.

Child trafficking
9 minors sent for bonded labour rescued from Koida

The Sundargarh police on Friday night rescued nine minor boys from Koida bus stand being sent to other states for bonded labour.

Yellow Warning For Odisha
Relief in sight for these Odisha districts, low pressure over northeast Vidarbh

After witnessing incessant rainfall last week, Odisha is all set to get some relief as no major warning for heavy rainfall has been issued by the India Meteorological Department for the next 2 to 3 days.

Snigdharani Sahu has affair with driver
Lady inspector Snigdharani has affair with driver, alleges husband

Suresh had a love marriage with Snigdharani. However, things turned sour for the couple soon after marriage.

Anganwadi Didi puts life in harm’s way, wades through water with children in arms in Sundargarh
Watch: Anganwadi Didi puts life in harm’s way, wades through water with children in arms in Sundargarh

These days, the Anganwadi Didi can be seen wading through the water with students in the crook of her arm.

Canopy bridge comes up for monkeys, tree animals in Odisha's Bonai
Canopy bridge comes up for monkeys, tree animals in Odisha's Bonai

The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) in collaboration with Koira forest authorities has set up a special canopy bridge connecting high-rise dense trees on the either side of the road inside forest in Koira area. 

Mastan Baba In Sundargarh
Rath Yatra 2022: A modern-day Salabega who dances to communal harmony

Drenched in the love of Lord Jagannath, a Muslim devotee, Mohammed Dawood, also known as Mastan Baba was seen dancing to the tunes of Jagannath Janana on Friday.

Odisha's daily Covid-19 tally touches triple digits with 113 fresh infections
Odisha's daily Covid tally touches triple digits with 113 fresh infections

With the fresh addition, the number of active cases in the State has jumped to 517.

Strange! Banana bunch on plant is straight, upward in this Odisha district 
Strange! Banana bunch on plant is straight, upward in this Odisha district 

Such a strange banana tree has now been a matter of discussion in the locality with people from nearby villages making a beeline to have a look at the wonder tree. 

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