Tag: Rourkela

ITI student falls to death from hostel roof in Rourkela, suicide suspected
ITI student falls to death from hostel roof in Rourkela, suicide suspected

According to his roommates, they were asleep when he left the room late at night. Later, his friends and other hostel mates spotted his dead body lying in a pool of blood early Sunday morning. 

  • Sunday, 18 February 2024
Masked miscreants decamp with over Rs 9 lakh at gunpoint in Rourkela
Masked miscreants decamp with over Rs 9 lakh at gunpoint in Rourkela

The entire incident has been caught in the CCTV camera installed inside the office. The involvement of locals behind the robbery is suspected. However, there has been no official confirmation in this regard.

  • Thursday, 08 February 2024
Cholera outbreak in Rourkela: NGT seeks report from Sundargarh administration 
Cholera outbreak in Rourkela: NGT seeks report from Sundargarh administration 

The NGT held a hearing of the case on January 25. The Sundargarh Collector, the Rourkela Municipal Corporation, the Odisha State Pollution Control Board, the secretary of the Forest, Environment and Climate Change Department, and the Central Pollution Control Board have been made parties/respondents in the case. 

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
Devotee from Rourkela missing in Ayodhya since Pran Pratishtha 
Devotee from Rourkela missing in Ayodhya since Pran Pratishtha 

In Ayodhya, Rohit has been moving about the streets holding the photograph of his missing father Manoj Bebarta to get clues about his whereabouts. He has also filed a missing complaint at the police station.     

  • Tuesday, 30 January 2024
Odisha Police busts cryptocurrency racket operating from Cambodia
Odisha Police busts cryptocurrency racket operating from Cambodia

Rourkela SP Mitrabhanu Satpathy said, “The accused usually make fake applications and lure people into investing in various shares by promising high returns. They made an India SEBI App through which they received investments from various parts of the country and even abroad. About 210 cases are pending against the gang in different states.”

  • Saturday, 27 January 2024
Parrot smuggling cracked; two arrested by forest department in Odisha's Rourkela
Parrot smuggling cracked; two arrested by forest department in Odisha's Rourkela

Acting on a tip-off about the bird smuggling, forest officials raided an area in Rourkela and on the borders of Jharkhand on Tuesday. They seized a large number of parrots which were being smuggled into other states for sale.

  • Tuesday, 23 January 2024
I-T raid at industrialist Ghanshyam Dalmia enters 3rd day; Rs 250 cr cash, 3kg gold seized
I-T raid on industrialist Ghanshyam Dalmia in Odisha enters 3rd day; Rs 250 cr cash, 3kg gold seized

If reports are to be believed, a huge cash of Rs 250 crore has been seized by the team along with 3 kg gold. However, the I-T team refused to divulge any specific information in this regard.

  • Saturday, 20 January 2024
Cholera outbreak: Central team reviews situation in Rourkela
Cholera outbreak: Central team reviews situation in Rourkela

Two members of a five-member expert team visited the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH) and held discussions with senior doctors and other staff of the hospital about the reasons for the spread of cholera.

  • Monday, 01 January 2024
Cholera outbreak in Rourkela: Unofficial death toll rises to 15 after one more patient succumbs
Cholera Outbreak in Rourkela: Unofficial death toll rises to 15 after one more patient succumbs

A man, suspected to be affected with Cholera, died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital, taking the death toll as per the unofficial sources to 15 on Friday.

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
Maoists Banners At Blast Site
Maoists blow up railway track near Rourkela, train movement affected

Maoist posters and banners were also put up at the blast site. As per reports, more than 20 trains were held at different stations due to the violence by the ultras.

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
Cholera outbreak in Rourkela: Another dies, unofficial sources put toll at 14
Cholera outbreak in Rourkela: Another dies, unofficial sources put toll at 14

The deceased was identified as Sabitri Giri, a resident of Madhusudanpali. Sandhya Giri, daughter of the deceased said that her mother was admitted to the RGH on Sunday, but succumbed today.

  • Thursday, 21 December 2023
Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra
Rourkela Cholera: Unofficial Death toll Touches 13, Govt Says Peak Period Over

As per reports, as many as 13 people have died in Rourkela due to the recent Cholera outbreak with more than 1400 infected with the dreaded disease. Three patients have died at the Rourkela Government Hospital, three at other hospitals and one patient at his home.

  • Thursday, 21 December 2023
Gold Robbers At Police Station
Rourkela jewellery shop loot case cracked, 2 siblings held with 500 gm gold ornaments

The accused have been identified as Abhiraj Soni and Ayush Raj Prasad from Rourkela.

  • Thursday, 21 December 2023
Cholera in Rourkela: Unofficial reports suggest death toll much higher
Cholera in Rourkela: Unofficial reports suggest death toll much higher

A woman in Rourkela alleged that the water being released by Watco is completely contaminated and the company is apathetic towards the issue and playing with the lives of the people. Muddy and dirty water is coming through the pipes.

  • Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Diarrhoea Patient Being Treated At RGH
Rourkela diarrhoea situation under control, normalcy to return in 2-3 days: RMC Commissioner

Speaking to OTV about the current diarrhoea situation in the steel city, Mohapatra said, “The situation in Rourkela is under control. In fact, there have been declining trends in diarrhoea cases in some areas. Different hospitals including the RGH and IGH are very active.

  • Tuesday, 19 December 2023
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