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.

2 dead, 5 critical as bus hits hyva truck in Odisha
2 dead, 5 critical as bus hits hyva truck in Odisha

The injured persons were immediately rescued and rushed to Rourkela government hospital.

CPI (M) observes Koida bandh
Demand for transfer of woman BDO grows louder, CPI (M) observes Koida bandh

The agitating members blocked roads at important junctions affecting the vehicular movement in the city. While the business establishments and other institutions remain closed, emergency services including education institutes and movement of buses were exempted from the bandh.

Student dies after falling into hot dal in Odisha school
Student dies after falling into hot dal in Odisha school

The student was first rushed to Koida Community Health Centre (CHC) and later shifted to Ispat General Hospital (IGH) after his health condition deteriorated. However, he succumbed to his injuries last night.

Govt Land Sold Off By Land Mafia
Acres of Odisha govt land ‘sold off’ by land mafia in Sundargarh

The government land located at ward number 7 behind the block office have been subjected to forgery and allegedly sold off. The incident came to the fore after the locals submitted a written complaint in this regard to the Tehsildar.

Leopard strays into human settlement in Sundargarh
Leopard strays into human settlement in Sundargarh, unleashes terror among villagers

According to sources, some villagers spotted the wild animal while it was roaming in the backyard of a house in the village.

Dhaba owner shot dead over suspected past enmity
Dhaba owner shot dead over suspected past enmity, another critical

The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Chatamba, owner of the roadside eatery. The injured was identified as Ram Purti.

Wrong challan
Odisha scooter rider gets challan of Rs 1000 for not wearing seat belt!

As per reports, the owner has been fined Rs 1,000 for not wearing seat belts. “Recently, I received an SMS mentioning that my scooter has been issued a challan for some violation. When I checked the details, I found that I have been fined Rs 1000 for not wearing seat belt,” informed Kar.

A huge quantity of rice was found buried
Amid free rice politics, huge stock of foodgrains found buried on panchayat premises in Sundargarh

Some of the villagers put a question mark on the intention behind burying such a huge quantity of rice when poor people are not getting the food grains.

Teacher Writing On School Wall
Without blackboard, this Odisha School uses walls to teach students

A school in Sundargarh’s Koida block is grappling without a blackboard. Instead, the school has made classroom walls make-shift blackboards to impart education to its students.

Missing since Jan 4, block vice chairperson rescued in Odisha
Missing since Jan 4, block vice chairperson rescued in Odisha

The police are on the job to ascertain whether she was abducted or went there on her own. 

DA Case: Vigilance raids properties of Ujjalpur forest range officer
DA Case: Vigilance raids properties of Ujjalpur forest range officer

The sleuths of the anti-corruption bureau on Wednesday conducted raids on the properties linked to Sangram Keshari Manihira, a forest range officer in Ujjalpur Forest Range in Sundargarh district. 

Woman gang raped in Sundargarh; three accused detained
Woman gang raped in Sundargarh; three accused detained

A Bhubaneswar-based woman was allegedly gang raped by three youths on December 11 just because she objected to a noisemaking birthday celebration.  

Pradip Bhola
Renowned Odia film director, dramatist Pradeep Bhol dies of cardiac arrest

His movie ‘Chini’ released in the year 2016, starring veteran actor Mihir Das, Mahesweta Rai, & Amlan Das in lead roles bagged the State Film Award in the category of Best Film of the Year.

Minor beats father to death for thrashing mother in Odisha’s Sundargarh 
Minor beats father to death for thrashing mother in Odisha’s Sundargarh 

According to a source, deceased Dinabandhu and his wife had a quarrel. Later, Dinabandhu started beating his wife. Their son was watching this from a distance.

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