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UTP escapes from Odisha hospital during treatment
UTP escapes from Odisha hospital during treatment

The escaped UTP identified as Arjun Munda of Bhasma police limits was arrested in connection with a murder case and lodged in Sundargarh jail. He was admitted to the district headquarters hospital on March 29 for treatment. 

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
BJD thrashing out game plan for Sambalpur, Sundargarh LS seats
BJD thrashing out game plan for Sambalpur, Sundargarh LS seats

To counter the two BJP stalwarts Dharmendra Pradhan and Jual Oram, the BJD is reportedly planning to field its organisational secretary Pranab Prakash Das in Sambalpur and hockey legend Dillip Tirkey in Sundargarh.

  • Sunday, 24 March 2024
Two killed, one critical as truck hits bike in Odisha’s Sundargarh
Two killed, one critical as truck hits bike in Odisha’s Sundargarh

Three persons hailing from Sargipalli Lokadega area were going on a bike to Darlidhipa. It was stated that the three were going to their relative’s house.

  • Thursday, 21 March 2024
Tiger covers over 1000 km to establish new territory in Odisha 
Tiger covers over 1000 km to establish new territory in Odisha 

The big cat has migrated from Sanjay Dubri Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh to Toda Reserve Forest.

  • Monday, 18 March 2024
Black leopard in Odisha: Forest Dept confirms presence in Sundargarh
Black leopard in Odisha: Forest Dept confirms presence in Sundargarh

The Forest Department on Thursday confirmed that the movement of a black leopard was captured in trap cameras at Garjan hill of Dhanu Baunsa reserve forest in Sundargarh district.  . 

  • Thursday, 14 March 2024
Power blackout for 2 years! Odisha village living in dark
Power blackout for 2 years! Odisha village living in dark

As per reports, the two-year-long blackout has resulted from three defunct transformers. Locals lamented that a transformer installed at Munda Sahi went kaput two years ago, but the distribution company has not set it right despite repeated pleas of consumers.

  • Thursday, 07 March 2024
Sans electricity, tribal students in Odisha's Sundargarh struggling during exam time
Sans electricity, tribal students in Odisha's Sundargarh struggling during exam time

Contrary to the state government’s claim on the reformation in the energy sector, tribal students including those of Class-X have been struggling to prepare for the exams under the light of oil lamps in the absence of electricity for the last three months.

  • Sunday, 18 February 2024
Four mutilated bodies found on rail track on Odisha-Jharkhand border
Four mutilated bodies found on rail track on Odisha-Jharkhand border

DSP Rakesh Minj and a team of the Government Railway Police along with a forensic team rushed to the spot and started an investigation into the matter. The bodies have been seized for post-mortem.

  • Saturday, 17 February 2024
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha on February 6
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha on February 6

The PCC president said, "A roadshow will be conducted in Rourkela, from Rajgangpur to Sundargarh, Gadagaon and Uttara. He will have a night halt at Jharsuguda on February 7. The next morning, he will lead the Yatra to Belpahar, Hrudaynagar, and Kanaktara before entering Chhattisgarh."

  • Wednesday, 31 January 2024
Sore over ‘perennial’ jumbo mayhem, Odisha's Bonai people lay siege to road
Sore over ‘perennial’ jumbo mayhem, Odisha's Bonai people lay siege to road

A villager of Godua alleged, “Entry of elephants in our village is a routine affair. Four houses were demolished by an elephant. We demand immediate compensation for the loss.” The villagers alleged that the forest department is doing nothing to curb the elephant mayhem. 

  • Tuesday, 23 January 2024
Postal deposits worth lakhs siphoned off in Odisha
Postal deposits worth lakhs siphoned off in Odisha

A woman depositor lamented, “I deposited Rs 1 lakh, but only Rs 3000 is left in my account. Recently I deposited Rs 5000 in Sukanya Samridhi Yojana. A total of 1.02 lakh has been siphoned off from my account.”

  • Thursday, 18 January 2024
Male students 'sexually exploited' in hostel in Sundargarh; police start probe
Male students 'sexually exploited' in hostel in Sundargarh; police start probe

Locals alleged that their wards were being sexually exploited in the hostel by the father of the school. On being informed, the district child protection officer lodged a police complaint in this regard.

  • Monday, 08 January 2024
Rourkela DSP, Nalita Modi
Four arrested in Sundargarh minor girl rape case

The accused have been identified as Bisra government hospital pharmacist Sanat Kumar Mohanty, owner of a private nursing home Sanjay Kumar Panda, Mahavir Mahato, his brother, and prime accused Sanjit Mahato.

  • Friday, 29 December 2023
Rourkela-Kolkata direct flight service in the offing
Rourkela-Kolkata direct flight service in the offing

After the commencement of the Rourkela-Kolkata direct flight service, it will take only one and a half hours for passengers to reach Kolkata.

  • Tuesday, 26 December 2023
PLFI again rearing its head in Odisha? Poster in Sundagarh triggers apprehension
PLFI again rearing its head in Odisha? Poster in Sundargarh triggers apprehension

After a brief lull, a Maoist poster has been recovered in Sundagarh. The poster carries the name of Prem Kumar Jadav, Central Committee member of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI).

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
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