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.

3 Killed In Separate Mishaps In Odisha
3 Killed In Separate Mishaps In Odisha

In another incident in Sundargarh district, a person was killed while two others were injured when one of the tyres of a vibratory roller machine burst in Bonai.

Matilda Kullu
Matilda Kullu, ASHA Worker From Odisha Among Forbes Most Powerful Women In India

Matilda’s life teaches how small steps can bring magnificent changes in the world. Her every day starts with the day break and all the household chores like preparing lunch for a family of four (husband and two children) and feeding the cattle. She then visits door-to-door for health screening on her bicycle.

53 Girl Students Test Positive For Covid-19 In Sundergarh; School Closed For A Week
53 Girl Students Test Positive For Covid-19 In Sundergarh, School Closed For A Week

As per preliminary reports, the students, who have been tested positive for Covid-19, are studying in classes 8, 9 and 10, informed headmistress of the school.

Odisha Woman Throws Self At Collector's Feet Demanding Justice
Watch: Odisha Woman Throws Self At Collector's Feet Demanding Justice

A bizarre scene unfolded when Piro Kishan threw herself at the feet of Collector Nikhil Pawan Kalyan when the latter walked towards his chamber. The sudden turn of events took everyone, including the Collector, by surprise. Needless to say the top district revenue official was left spellbound and embarrassed before he could react.

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.

Man Uses Cop Father’s Service Gun To Loot Bank In Odisha, Held After Dramatic Chase
Man Uses Cop Father’s Service Gun To Loot Bank In Odisha, Held After Dramatic Chase

The accused, who happens to be the son of a police officer, allegedly used his father’s service gun to loot Rs 15 lakh from Axis bank at Hospital road in Sundergarh.

Odisha winter
Fog Disrupts Normal Life In Bonai, Rainfall In Many Districts Of Odisha Till Nov 6

However, there is no large change in minimum temperature(night temperature) during next 3 to 4 days and gradual slight fall thereafter over the districts of Odisha.

Orissa High Court Paves Way For Co-Operative Bank Elections In Sundargarh
Orissa High Court Paves Way For Co-Operative Bank Elections In Sundargarh

The State Government has also been directed by the Court to provide all support required for conducting the elections.

OTV Impact: RI 'Demanding Bribe' To MCL Mine Oustee Under Probe Scanner 
OTV Impact: RI 'Demanding Bribe' To MCL Mine Oustee Under Probe Scanner 

The move from the district collector came soon after a report regarding the same was first aired by Odisha’s leading news channel OTV on Saturday.

Viral Audio: RI Demands Rs 2 Lakh Favour To Settle Compensation Of MCL Mines Oustees
Viral Audio: RI Demands Rs 2 Lakh Favour To Settle Compensation Of MCL Mines Oustees

It is pertinent to mention here that, since 1993, people in Hemagiri block of Sundergarh have been displaced from their lands following the land acquisition by MCL for coal mines. 

Tribals Protest Land Acquisition By OCL
Tribals Up In Arms Against OCL’s Mining Expansion Plans In Sundargarh

The Lanjiberna mining expansion proposal of the erstwhile Odisha Cements Limited (OCL) of Sundargarh district hit another roadblock when tribal villagers took out a huge protest rally on Friday

Low Pressure Area Over BoB Intensifies Into Depression, CWC Issues Advisory
Depression Develops Over Bay Of Bengal, CWC Alerts Odisha As Water Surges In Major Rivers

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued advisory for several Odisha districts as major rivers and their tributaries continue to swell due to incessant rain in the basin and upper catchment areas under the influence of the low pressure.

Distressed Woman Rescued With Son After Days Of Starvation
Woman Loses Eyesight After Husband's Demise, Rescued With Son After Days Of Starvation

A malnourished woman and her son were rescued in critical condition after days of suffering from starvation at Ward No.12 under Rajgangpur Municipality of Sundargarh district on Wednesday.

BJP-BJD Face Off
BJD – BJP Faceoff Over ‘Insult’ To Leaders At Official Programme In Odisha

The supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday engaged with verbal duel with the Biju Janata Dal members alleging that Minister Captain Dibya Shankar Mishra insulted BJP MLA Kusum Tete on the stage

Police-Villagers Face-off Over Public Hearing of Mines Expansion In Sundergarh
Police-Villagers Face-off Over Public Hearing of Mines Expansion In Sundergarh

Expressing resentment over the public hearings in the past, the villagers along with the local MLA C S Rajeen Ekka blocked the road for the Officials of the district administration and the police who were on their way to conduct another round of public hearing at Kesharmala area to take feedback from the people who would be affected by the expansion of mining companies. The authorities were accompanied by the company officials. 

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