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.

Postal deposits worth lakhs siphoned off in Odisha
Postal deposits worth lakhs siphoned off in Odisha

A woman depositor lamented, “I deposited Rs 1 lakh, but only Rs 3000 is left in my account. Recently I deposited Rs 5000 in Sukanya Samridhi Yojana. A total of 1.02 lakh has been siphoned off from my account.”

Maoist Posters Found At Crime Scene
Ex-Maoist shot dead by ultras on suspicion of being police informer

Nelson was associated with Naxal organisation for a long time, following which he was arrested by Bisra police in Sundargarh and was sent to jail in May 2023. After being released on bail, he shunned violence to return to the mainstream of society.

Minor Girl's Body Found Hanging In Jungle
Missing minor girl’s body found hanging in Sundargarh; rape & murder suspected

The deceased belonged to Itma village under Badagaon Police limits. It is suspected that the minor girl was raped before being murdered.

Villagers Detain Forest Officials Over Elephant Menace
Irked over jumbo menace, villagers detain 4 forest staff in Sundargarh

As per reports, two wild tuskers recently wreaked havoc at Rangamatiasahi in the village destroying many houses and crops. The villagers staged a road blockade protesting that. When the ACF, Ranger and Forester came to the village to inspect the elephant menace, they detained the officials.

Male students 'sexually exploited' in hostel in Sundargarh; police start probe
Male students 'sexually exploited' in hostel in Sundargarh; police start probe

Locals alleged that their wards were being sexually exploited in the hostel by the father of the school. On being informed, the district child protection officer lodged a police complaint in this regard.

Family Of The Kidnapped Child At Police Station
Day after kidnap, Deogarh bizman's daughter rescued from Sundargarh

The girl was found on the road by locals following which they informed her family who then went to Badagaon to bring the child back home. She is said to be safe and uninjured.

Odisha man hacks two persons to death over chicken feast
Odisha man hacks two persons to death over chicken feast

Police on Sunday detained a person on charges of killing two youths over a trivial argument at Amarudhi village under K Balang Police limits of Sundargarh district. 

Hyva hits authorickshaw in Sundaregarh; five kiled
Five killed, two critical as Hyva truck hits auto-rickshaw in Odisha

Following the accident, tension prevailed at the site even as the injured were rushed to the district headquarters hospital. The condition of the injured undergoing treatment was stated to be critical. 

Ambulance Arrives At Accident Spot In Puri
Four dead in separate early-morning mishaps in Odisha

Two bike riders died in a reported road accident at Bhandaridanda village under Puri’s Satyabadi block. While the exact cause of the accident is unknown, their bodies and a badly damaged bike were spotted on the road this morning by the locals.

BJP MLA Kusum Tete
Odisha I-T raids: Sundargarh MLA alleges Jogesh Singh link with liquor trade, ex-BJD legislator denies

She alleged that former MLA Singh has links with the liquor manufacturing unit which has been raided by the I-T department.

Minor boy drowns, another missing in Koel River in Odisha’s Rourkela
Minor boy drowns, another missing in Koel River in Odisha’s Rourkela

A boy aged about 14 died and another boy of the same age went missing while taking a bath in the Koel River near Pradhanpali in Sundargarh’s Rourkela on Saturday. 

Freed from Pakistan but forgotten by local admin, Odia man now stares at uncertainty
Freed from Pakistan but forgotten by local admin, Odia man now stares at uncertainty

Birju Kulu, a resident of Katanga Jangarpada village under Kutra block in Sundargarh district, is presently living a wretched life. 

Odisha girl’s body found stuffed in suitcase in Mumbai
Odisha girl’s body found stuffed in suitcase in Mumbai

It is suspected that the girl was killed and her body was stuffed in the suitcase before being dumped near the railway station.

OTV Impact: Divyang woman found crawling to bank to withdraw pension, gets tricycle  
OTV Impact: Divyang woman found crawling to bank to withdraw pension, gets tricycle  

Following a report by OTV on Thursday about how Teresa was on her way to the bank which was 30 kilometers away crawling to get her pension money, the block administration swung into action within hours and provided a tricycle to her. 

SUV Dives From Ghat In Koraput
5 killed, one injured in separate early morning road mishaps in Odisha

The first incident was reported from Koraput where three persons were killed and another was injured after the car, they were travelling in plunged into a gorge on Sunki Ghat near Jodimadeli under Pottangi police limits on early Wednesday morning.

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