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.

Plus 2 student dies during exam in Odisha
Plus 2 student dies during exam in Odisha

The student, Md Arbaz, was writing the MIL (Odia) paper for the science stream at Bonai college when he reportedly fell unconscious.

India's largest hockey stadium in Odisha's Sundargarh
Colosseum in cradle: Take a look at India's largest hockey stadium in Odisha's Sundargarh

Come January next year, the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Odisha's tribal-dominated Sundargarh district will be packed to the rafters during the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup.

Heat singes western Odisha
Heat singes western Odisha

There will be no large change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours.

Man Kills 3 children
Sundargarh shocker: Drunk father kills 3 children, dumps bodies in well

Though the exact reason behind the murders is unclear, it is suspected that the accused, identified as Pandu Munda, committed the crime in an inebriated condition.

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior Odisha and likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius at a few places of coastal Odisha during next four to five days.  

Additional Tehsildar Arrested
Additional tehsildar arrested for duping woman on pretext of marriage in Odisha

Rajgangpur police on Saturday arrested the accused based on the complaint filed by a woman.

Marriage Party Bus fined
MV Act violation: Bus ferrying Baraatis fined Rs 3.70 lakh in Odisha

Senior officials said that the bus had violated several road safety norms including air and noise pollution regulations.

Text books sold to Kawadiwala, school headmaster suspended in Odisha
Text books sold to Kawadiwala, school headmaster suspended in Odisha

The headmaster of Sargigarh Upper Primary school in Koida block of Sundergarh district, identified as Chhanda Charan Singh has been suspended from service following an inquiry by the Block Education Officer (BEO).

Gender Barrier Melts Away In Cradle Of Hockey 
Gender Barrier Melts Away In Cradle Of Hockey 

According to the organisers, the objective behind organising such an unusual match between boys and girls is to do away with the gender barrier existing in the game. 

Loyalty For Life: Dog's Mourning Moves Hearts In Odisha Town
Loyalty For Life: Dog's Mourning Moves Hearts In Odisha Town

While there are incidents aplenty that attest the bonding between pets and their parents, however, the incident in Sundargarh seemed to have perfectly established the heart-to-heart connection between a hapless person and stray animal like never before. It also goes a long way to prove that stray animals do have emotions and have sentiments. 

 DA Case: Sundergarh Cooperative Societies Inspector-Cum-Secretary Under Vigilance Scanner
DA Case: Sundergarh Cooperative Societies Inspector-Cum-Secretary Under Vigilance Scanner

The simultaneous house searches are being conducted by special teams of Odisha Vigilance, led by 5 DSPs, 7 Inspectors, 4 ASIs at 5 places in Sundargarh district.

'Sexually Harassed' By Headmaster, Class 10 Student Kills Self In Odisha; Tormentors Detained
'Sexually Harassed' By Headmaster, Class 10 Student Kills Self In Odisha

It is alleged that the student was subjected to sexual harassment by the headmaster of the school which drove her to commit suicide in order to get rid of the torture

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Samiti Member Candidate ‘Attacked’ In Sundargarh, Critical
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Samiti Member Candidate ‘Attacked’ In Sundargarh, Critical

The victim, identified as Puspita Jena, was attacked by three miscreants while she was returning home after campaigning on Sunday. She has been admitted to hospital in a critical condition.

Odisha Panchayat Poll
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Villagers Make Sarpanch Aspirants Take Test, 3 Out Of 8 Pass; Know The Questions

All the aspirants agreed and took the test wherein they were required to answer seven questions. Interestingly, just three out of the eight candidates managed to pass the test.

Odisha Vigilance
Odisha Vigilance Begins Questioning Crorepati Sundargarh ADM, Raids Continue For Second Day

Separate teams of Vigilance officials comprising eight DSPs, two inspectors, five ASIs, and other staff had conducted search operations at seven places linked to the ADM on Friday.

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