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Tag: Igh

‘RSP Neglected PM’s Promise To Make IGH A Medical College’; Odisha Steel Minister Seeks Pradhan’s Intervention

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday urged Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to direct Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) authorities to initiate steps for the upgradation of  Ispat General Hospital (IGH) into a medical college, which was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015. In a letter to the Union Minister, Odisha Steel Minister Prafulla Mallick […]

Odisha: Hotelier Killed In Attack By Miscreants In Rourkela

Rourkela: In shocking incident, a business man was killed in attack by unidentified miscreants near Deluxe Hotel lane in the city on Wednesday. The deceased identified as Sajjan Mittal who is a city-based hotelier faced the murderous attack late last night in front of his residence. The miscreants fled the spot soon after committing the […]

Odisha: Toxic Gas Leakage At Rourkela Steel Plant; 10 Ill, 4 Critical

Rourkela: At least 10 employees of the Rourkela Steel Palnt (RSP) were taken ill following the leakage of toxic gas at the Coal Chemical Department of the plant on Wednesday morning. The condition of four employees is stated to be critical. All of them have been rushed to the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) here. The […]

Odisha: Cop Shot With Arrow By Liquor Mafia In Sundergarh

Rourkela: A police officer in Odisha’s Sundergarh district was shot with an arrow by illicit liquor mafia on Tuesday. The cop reportedly sustained critical injuries in the arrow attack. Ashok Kumar Behera, In-charge of Tensa police outpost, was on duty near Jindal slum when some unidentified miscreants shot an arrow that went through his torso. […]

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29-Year-Old PG Student Of IGH Rourkela Succumbs To COVID-19

Rourkela: In yet another tragic death of a Covid Warrior in Odisha, a 29-year-old PG student of Ispat General Hospital (IGH) succumbed to the COVID-19 virus here on Sunday. The deceased, Priyashree Kumari, a native of Nalanda district in Bihar, was pursuing second year Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Surgery and had been attending […]

Four Of A Family Injured In Acid Attack In Odisha

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, four members of a family including an infant suffered serious burn injuries after a person allegedly threw acid on them in Sector-A under Bandhamunda police limits in the steel city on Wednesday. Sources said Nagendra Pandey, his wife, mother and brother Krishnakant were outside their home when the miscreant allegedly […]

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Op-Ed: Reading the Ray googly!

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Former union minister, Dilip Ray had quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and also his membership of the state assembly from Rourkela a few months ago apparently angry over the non-fulfilment of the two promises Prime Minister, Narendra Modi had made to the people of Odisha’s steel city during the 2014 […]

Will 'Ray' of hope make 'Jual' dazzle in Sundergarh LS?

Bhubaneswar: Political trade winds in Rourkela turned tailwind for the BJP, when veteran leader and former steel city BJP MLA Dilip Ray fanned out the winds of grace for the BJP. Ray quit the BJP last December accusing it of letting down hopes of the steel city. In a tweet Thursday night, the veteran leader […]

Ray of hope for IGH, Brahmani Bridge: Dilip Ray

Bhubaneswar: Veteran leader and former Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray today expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for expediting the work for IGH and second Brahmani bridge which has been hanging in balance till now. In a tweet, Ray thanked PM Modi for sanction of funds for the projects. “A budgetary provision of Rs […]

Special Branch Constable shot at in Sundergarh

Rourkela: A Special Branch Constable was shot at by an inebriated youth following an altercation between the latter and a few others inside a beer parlour at Khamaripada Square in Sundergarh district late last night. The injured constable, Soumendra Sethi, who received bullet injuries in his neck, has been admitted to Ispat General Hospital (IGH) […]

Infant critical in Rourkela hospital fire

Rourkela: A six-day-old infant sustained critical burn injuries in a major fire mishap at a private hospital in Rourkela, police said on Saturday. The infant was injured after fire broke out in the newborn ward of the hospital located at civil township in the wee hours today. “We do not know what exactly happened. The […]

Labourer injured in mishap at Rourkela Steel Plant

Rourkela:  Tension prevailed at Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) after a labourer sustained critical burn injuries in a mishap on the plant premises on Saturday. According to reports, a ladle containing around 150 tonne hot liquid metal snapped off a crane and fell on the labourer identified as Sahil Kumar Purti. The incident occurred when Sahil […]

Gas cylinder fire mishap: Death toll rises to 4

Rourkela: The number of deaths in the gas cylinder fire mishap at Indirapali in Rourkela rose to four after one more victim succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) today. The deceased was identified as Suchitra Tripathy, wife of Suresh Tripathy whose house caught fire due to a leak in […]

Worker injured in explosion at RSP blast furnace

Rourkela: A labourer was injured after a minor explosion occurred at the blast furnace-5 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) here last night. The injured worker has been admitted to Ispat General Hospital (IGH). He is now out of danger, hospital sources said. Production was stalled at this site of the plant after the incident took […]

Super specialty status: Central team visits IGH to review infrastructure

Rourkela: A seven-member team sent by the Centre reviewed infrastructure setup of the Ispat General Hospital (IGH), Rourkela, today to consider accordance of a ‘super speciality’ status to the hospital as demanded by local legislator Dilip Ray and chief minister Naveen Patnaik. Last year Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced plans to upgrade the IGH, […]

Steel plant worker injured in fire mishap dies

Bonai: Worker of a privately owned steel factory in Lahunipada of Sundargarh died today while undergoing treatment at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in Rourkela for burns caused by a fire mishap occurred on Thursday. The deceased worker of Bhaskar Steel located near Tumakela was admitted to the burn ward of IGH along with three […]

Torched minor girl cremated in native village

Bhawanipatna: The body of the minor girl, who succumbed to her burn injuries at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in Rourkela yesterday, was cremated at her native village Madhupur under Lanjigarh block in Kalahandi district this morning. A pall of gloom descended the village after the body of the minor girl arrived at the village […]

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Crime Branch to probe brutal attack on Kalahandi minor girl

Cuttack/Bhawanipatana: The Crime Branch today took charge of investigation into the case minor girl of Kalahanadi who was set on fire by two youths for protesting eve-teasing. A four-member team led by a lady inspector has been formed which will leave for Narla of Kalhandi district tomorrow. Six including two prime accused have been arrested […]

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Bird flu: Poultry culling concludes in Kerang

Khurda/Rourkela: The Khurda district administration today completed the culling of poultry in Kerang village and has asked the people not to rear poultry in the next three months as a preventive measure against bird flu. “Culling has been concluded in Kerang village. The officials of my department have gone to the village and told the […]

Youth shot at by miscreants dies in IGH

Rourkela: A youth, who was shot at by three unidentified miscreants last night by some unidentified miscreants, succumbed to his injuries at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in the late night hours. Reports said three miscreants came on a bike and opened fire at Ashish Agrawal from behind in front of City Super Bazaar under […]

Dilip Ray to boycott BJP rally over delay in IGH work

Rourkela: Protesting the delay in developmental projects in Rourkela, senior BJP leader Dilip Ray has decided to boycott the party’s own ‘Vikas Utsav’ rally to be addressed by Union minister of Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday. Ray criticized the delay in improvement of the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) promised by Prime Minister […]

Oram attends meeting to discuss status of hospital at IGH

Rourkela: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today discussed the progress in setting up of a Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital at Ispat General Hospital (IGH). Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray also attended the high level meeting and held discussions with RSP’s CEO Ashwini Kumar and other senior officials of the steel plant. Both the […]