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Tag: Rajgangpur

Odisha Bandh: Bridegroom Returning After Wedding Detained Midway By Congress Picketers

Rourkela: The six-hour Odisha Bandh called by the Congress party on Monday against the steep fuel price hike in the country caused much inconvenience to a bridegroom who was returning to Rourkela with his newly-wed bride. As per reports, the groom was returning to Rourkela with the bride following the sloemnisation of marriage rituals in […]

Contractual Worker Dies In Rajgangpur Factory Mishap

Sundergarh: In a tragic incident, a contractual worker died in an alleged accident at Dalmia Cement plant here on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Dipak Ekka. Sources said, the alleged mishap took place at the Line-2 unit of the plant. Ekka fell from a height which resulted in his death, sources said. Meanwhile, […]

Post-Mortem Report Rules Out Poisoning As Cause Of Sundergarh Family Death

Sundergarh: The post-mortem reports of the four persons of a family which included a couple and their two kids, who were found dead inside their house in IT Colony of Rajgangpur here, have brought a new twist in the case. While police initially suspected that the family had consumed poison, the autopsy reports that were […]

Four Of A Family Found Dead Inside House In Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Four persons of a family were found dead inside their rented house at IT Colony in Rajgangpur area of the district on Saturday.The deceased have been identified as Ranjit Prasad, his wife and their son and a daughter. Prasad is a resident of Bihar and was working as a mechanic at Dalmia-OCL plant in […]

4 Arrested For Looting Rs 11 Lakh Pension Money In Odisha

Rourkela: Four dacoits were arrested by Biramitrapur Police on Wednesday in connection with loot of Rs 11 lakh pension money on October 15. Two pistols, two bullets, Rs 4 lakh cash and two bikes were recovered from the accused who have been identified as Pintu Sahu from Biramitrapur, Samuel Ekka from Jhurmur, Nitish Mishra and […]

Over 100 taken ill after consuming food at marriage function

Rajgangpur: Over 100 persons were taken ill after consuming food at a marriage feast in Rathopada village in Rajgangpur of Sundergarh district on Saturday night. As per reports, 44 women and 30 children were admitted to the hospital soon after they started complaining stomach ache and vomiting. All the invitees had consumed snacks and a […]

Woman killed in elephant attack while collecting firewood in Rajgangpur

Sundergarh: An elderly woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant while she was collecting firewood from Chudia forest under Rajgangpur sub-division of Sundergarh today. According to sources, the deceased Abha Kerketa, a resident of Kumarkela village, had gone to the forest along with her husband to gather firewood when she was attacked by […]

Panic grips Rajgangpur after elephant herd wreaks havoc

Sundergarh: Panic gripped residents of Rajgangpur sub-division after a herd of 17 elephants destroyed crops and houses in the area today. According to the villagers, the elephants strayed into areas including Sunakhandi, Bhaluduma, Bhikapada, Jaharumal, and Singhapadi during the night. A villager alleged that elephants destroyed an anganwadi centre in Bhaluduma. “Elephants broke the main […]

Tension erupts outside OCL campus during public hearing on mining area expansion

Sundergarh: Tension erupted near Orissa Cement Limited (OCL) campus in Rajgangpur today during the public hearing on mining area expansion following which one person suffered injuries. According to sources, some protesters tore important papers and ransacked property when the public hearing was underway. Earlier in the day, thousands of tribal residents had staged protest outside the […]

IIPM students demand removal of its director

Rourkela: Demanding ouster of the director, many students of Indian Institute of Production Management (IIPM) at Kansbahal under Rajgangpur of Sundergarh district took to streets on Tuesday. Alleging director, Niranjan Nayak’s failure in addressing various problems of the institute, the students sat in front of the main gate of IIPM. “Whenever we approach Nayak regarding […]

Protest during public hearing on OCL mining area expansion

Sundergarh: Tension ran high at Jampali Stadium area in the district today after clash erupted between supporters and opponents of the public hearing on mining area expansion of Rajgangpur-based cement major OCL India Ltd. Opposing the hearing, hundreds of locals wielding swords and axes locked up two gates of the stadium. As per reports, the […]

52 arrested for vandalism at Suraj Sponge Iron plant in Rajgangpur

  Sundergarh: The ongoing agitation of ‘Pathargadi Rudhibadi Manch’  took a violent turn on Monday after its members allegedly ransacked property inside Suraj Sponge Iron company premises in Rajgangpur. Alleging that the company illegally acquired land of their people, the protestors had staged a demonstration in front of the plant today. Later, the agitators ransacked […]

1 killed, 7 injured in lightning

Rajgangpur/Baripada: One person was killed and seven members of a family injured in separate incidents of lightning strike during a Nor’wester in the State on Monday. As per reports, the deceased has been identified as Sido Hansdah, a resident of Ghumala village in Mayurbhanj district. The mishap occurred when he  was returning home after finishing […]

'Saheed Pradeep Panda, Amar Rahe’: Massive crowd pays last respects to hero

Rajgangpur: Martyred CRPF jawan Pradeep Panda who was killed in a fierce gun battle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, was given guard of honour after his body reached Rajgangpur stadium, the native place of the jawan, today. A massive crowd had gathered to witness the event. The area reverberated with ‘Saheed Pradeep […]

Odia jawan among 5 CRPF men killed in Pulwama attack

Bhubaneswar: One Odia jawan of Rajgangpur was among the five CRPF troopers who were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district today after guerrillas attacked a CRPF training centre. The martyred Odia jawan was identified as Pradeep Kumar Panda of Liploi village in Rajgangpur of Sundergarh district. He was working with the 132 battalion of […]

Cyber criminal held in Rajgangpur

Rajgangpur: A cyber criminal, accused of hacking bank account of a retired teacher, was nabbed by Rajgangpur police in Sundergarh district today. Passbooks of various banks along with different mobile phones were seized from his possession. During interrogation, the accused Prakash Kumar told police about the mastermind behind the crime. Police conducted a raid on […]

Minor girl’s body recovered from under debris by ODRAF

Rajgangpur: The body of a minor girl, who was buried under the debris following a landslide at a construction site here, was recovered today, after more than 24 hours. The deceased was identified as Sulochana Toppo. According to sources, Sulochana, while working at a bridge construction site at Lamoli village in Rajgangpur of Sundergarh district, […]

Three killed, two injured in separate accidents in Odisha

Jajpur/Rourkela: Three people including a woman and a student were killed and two seriously injured in separate road accidents in Odisha on Tuesday. In Jajpur district, a woman and her son-in-law were killed after a truck hit their bike in front of Binjharpur block office. The deceased have been identified as Ajay Kumar Sethi and […]