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Child Trafficking In Rourkela
Rourkela Child Trafficking Racket: Baby Girl Sold For Rs 1 Lakh, Boy At Rs 4 Lakh

The child trafficking racket unearthed in Rourkela revealed before the Police that baby girls were sold for Rs 1 lakh each while a boy fetched Rs 4 lakh

Child Sale racket
Child Sale Racket Busted In Odisha, 7 Including 2 Women Arrested

Crime rate in Odisha seems to be on a rising trend as murder, rape and several such cases are being reported on a regular basis from the State.

Odisha Girl With An Enviable Trophy Cabinet Is Hungry For Olympic Berth

This is Swasti Singh from Rourkela. Swasti is just 20 years old. But her success will definitely take you by surprise. At this young age, Swasti has already won at least 18 medals in various national and international-cycling tournaments. Swasti bagged the gold medal at the 25th Senior Junior Road cycling championship that was held in March this year.

Rourkela Waterlogging
Rourkela Stares At Severe Waterlogging Woes Due To Drainage Issues

Smart City Rourkela is likely to witness massive waterlogging problems during monsoon due to the unresolved drainage issues in the region.

Rourkela Admin Seizes 60 Kg Fish, 40 Kg Mutton Being Sold Illegally

With the weekend shutdown in force, shops selling fish and mutton illegally were raided in Rourkela on Sunday. Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) and Rourkela Plant Site Police conducted a joint raid on the daily market and Bhatta Road in Rourkela. At least 60 Kg fish and 40 kg mutton were seized during the raid.

Asit Tripathy
WODC Chief Asit Tripathy Stresses On More ICU Beds, RT-PCR Machines in Sundergarh, Bargarh

Two RT-PCR machines will soon be installed at Rourkela Covid hospital and High-Tech Covid hospital in the Steel City for smooth and early diagnosis of Covid-19 infections.

Odisha CHSE Plus 2 Exam Form Fill-Up Date Extended
Odisha: Covid Concerns For Students During Exam Season

Bhubaneswar: A sudden surge in the number of Covid-19 positive cases especially at various educational institutes across Odisha has become a major cause of concerns for the students as examinations for various courses have begun at different institutes. Even as the institutes have conducted examinations amid strict adherence to the Covid guidelines, the situation still […]

Odisha-Born Woman Entrepreneur Becomes Country's First EV Maker

Bhubaneswar/ Rourkela: An Odisha-born woman has achieved a rare feat in the automobile industry through her new innovation of Electric Vehicle (EV). Meet Madhumita Agarwal, hailing from Rourkela has become the first woman entrepreneur who successfully set up an EV Manufacturing Company in Bengaluru, OBEN EV. According to sources, Madhumita and her team are most […]

Rourkela Super Specialty Hospital
Odisha: Vandals Ransack Rourkela Super Specialty Hospital A Day After Inauguration By President Kovind

Rourkela: A day after President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Ispat Super Specialty Hospital of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) on Sunday, a mob of workers belonging to the left affiliated CITU and CPI (M) and some locals ransacked the hospital triggering palpable tension in the hospital premises, on Monday. Alleging lack of adequate doctors and […]

Ram Nath Kovind
Education, Health Care Are Two Pillars Of Good Governance: President Kovind

Rourkela: Education and health care are two basic pillars of good governance. Apart from education, the entire world has diverted its attention towards a good health care system,” said President Ram Nath Kovind while inaugurating the Super Specialty Hospital and Ispat Post Graduate Institute at the Rourkela Steel Plant here today. He said that the […]

‘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 […]

President Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind To Visit Rourkela On March 21

Bhubaneswar: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will visit Rourkela on March 21, informed Sundargarh MP and senior BJP leader, Jual Oram while speaking to OTV on Friday. During his one-day visit to Rourkela, Kovind is scheduled to attend the 18th convocation ceremony of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela. Later in the day, […]

Odisha Pollution Control Board Eases Emergency Measures As Air Quality Improves In Rourkela

Rourkela: The State Pollution Control Board eased its earlier proposed emergency measures including the closure of schools and colleges in Rourkela after the air quality in the Steel City improved on Thursday. In a fresh letter to Sundargarh district Collector and Commissioner of the Rourkela Municipal Corporation, the Pollution Control Board has urged the authorities […]

Odisha Reports 87 New Covid-19 Cases; Surveillance, Screening Intensified At Airport, Rly Stations

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Sunday reported 87 new COVID-19 cases from several districts across the State. This apart, a 72 years old female Covid patient of Puri district succumbed to the virus, taking the COVID-19 death toll to 1916, said the Health and Family Welfare department. The deceased was also suffering from diabetes mellitus and hypertension, […]

Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge: Odisha’s Rourkela Among 25 Cohort Cities Shortlisted

Bhubaneswar: The steel city of Odisha, Rourkela has been shortlisted among the 25 cities for the ‘Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge’ cohort. The Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, announced the 25 shortlisted cities for the ‘Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge’ cohort, in collaboration with the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) and technical partner WRI India. […]

Cop Suspended
Odisha: Cop Suspended For Torturing Minor Boy Suspected Of Stealing Phone

Rourkela: A police sub-inspector (PSI) from the Udit Nagar police station in the city was suspended from duty on Wednesday for allegedly torturing a minor boy who he had picked up for questioning in connection with a mobile theft case. According to reports, the minor, who is an orphan and lives with his grandmother in […]

Naveen Patnaik
Odisha: 2023 Hockey World Cup Stadium Named After ‘Birsa Munda’, CM Lays Foundation Stone

Rourkela: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the country’s biggest hockey stadium and named it after the legendary freedom fighter ‘Birsa Munda’. The stadium will be the venue for the Hockey World Cup, 2023. Addressing a function in the sidelines of the foundation lying ceremony, Patnaik said, “Sundergarh, which has […]

BJP protest
BJP Workers Detained For Protesting CM's Rourkela Visit; Congress Observes 'Dhoka Divas'

Rourkela: Hundreds of BJP workers have been taken into preventive custody following a scuffle with police while the saffron party members protested CM Naveen Patnaik‘s visit to Rourkela on Tuesday. The party workers faced off with the police near Jubilee park in Sector-8 area while they took out a rally to oppose the CM’s tour. […]

Odisha: 3 Minor Boys Drown In Koel River
Odisha: 3 Minor Boys Drown In Koel River

Rourkela: Three minor boys reportedly died of drowning while taking bath in Koel River near Jhirpani picnic spot in Rourkela on Wednesday. The bodies of the three boys were fished out from the river near Bhattapada ghat by fire services personnel. Their identities have not been ascertained yet. According to sources, the trio aged below […]

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 […]

Forester, Guard Suspended Over Elephants Death In Rourkela, Loco Pilot Summoned
Odisha: Forester, Guard Suspended Over Elephants Death In Rourkela, Loco Pilot Summoned

Rourkela: A forester and forest guard were put under suspension by the department in connection with the death of two elephants reportedly in a goods train mishap on February 4. The two suspended officials are Bisra Range forester Radha Gobinda Bahidar and Jareikela forest guard Gurudeb Bhoi. According to sources, the Forest department has also […]

cold wave
Orange Warning For 7 Districts, Yellow For 16 As Chill Back In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Severe winter chill has made a comeback in Odisha with a steady dip in the night temperatures after a few days of warm weather. As per the prediction of weather department, the condition is likely to prevail for some more days. The north westerly/ northerly dry and cold wind at lower level penetrating over […]

Odisha Girl Gets PM's Recognition In 'Mann Ki Baat'

Rourkela: The joy of Bhagyashree Sahu, an Odia engineering girl-turned a Pattachitra artist, knew no bound when Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded her creations in his radio talk ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday. Bhagyashree, a resident of Sector-19 in the Steel City, has mastered in creating Pattachitra on various themes using soft stones. She used […]

Khelo India Games: Meet Snow Girl Ranjita Behera, The Skier From Odisha In National C'ships
Khelo India Games: Meet Snow Girl Ranjita Behera, The Skier From Odisha In National C'ships

Rourkela: Who would have thought that a State where people touch the snow only in dreams, will produce a snow-girl one day! As exciting as it may sound, Ranjita Behera from steel city Rourkela will become the first person from Odisha to represent the State in Snow Skiing Skier event in the upcoming Khelo India […]

Sex Racket Busted In Rourkela, 4 Including Kingpin Arrested

Rourkela: A major sex racket which was operating from an abandoned quarters in Sector-13 of the steel city in Odisha’s Sundergarh district was busted on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off regarding illegal fresh trade, a team of Sector-15 police conducted a raid on the abandoned house in Rourkela and apprehended four persons from the spot. […]