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FIRE In Hotel!
Fire Breaks Out At Hotel After ‘LPG Explosion’

A fire broke out in a hotel situated close to a mall in Rourkela. The fire was reportedly caused due to the explosion of LPG cylinder. However, no casualties have been reported in the mishap.

Truck Catches Fire
LPG Cylinders Laden Truck Catches Fire, Alert Driver Calls Fire Services Personnel On Time

A major mishap was averted after a truck carrying LPG cylinders near Rasrajpur on Sambalpur-Rourkela Biju Expressway under Sundergarh Sadar police limits caught fire on Saturday.

Hero’s Welcome
Odisha’s Olympic Hockey Star Birendra Lakra Given Hero’s Welcome

Hockey star Birendra Lakra was welcomed with much pomp and show at his native village in Sundergarh district on Monday. Birendra Lakra hails from Lachada village in Gurundia block of the district.

Former Odisha Hockey Player Now A Daily Wage Labourer

This is Santosh Majhi, a former national hockey player from Lulkidihi village of Odisha’s Sundergarh district is now working in a fishing unit as a daily wage labourer in Goa to make ends meet. Santosh has played several junior and senior level national matches including two national hockey championships.

Private Doctors To Be Engaged In Covid-19 Treatment In Sundergarh

Sundergarh: The administration of Sundargarh, which is one of the worst affected district in the second wave of the Covid pandemic has decided to engage doctors practicing at private hospitals…

Woman teacher
Odisha: Govt Reinstates Visually Impaired Woman Teacher

Sundergarh: A visually impaired woman teacher at Bhedavahal Primary School in the district, Tapeswari Panda who was given forced retirement on February 17 has been reinstated by the government. The development was informed by School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash. “I had directed a departmental inquiry on media reports that she had turned […]

International Women’s Day: Meet The Feisty Tigress Who Helped Thousands Of Tribals Reclaim Their Territory

Wrapped in a simple cotton saree with an ordinary pair of sleepers and a jhola (cotton bag) hanging from her shoulders, 54 years old Anna Kujur from the tribal Sunajor (Kuten Pain) village of Sundergarh district has been blazing the trail of awareness among tribals on Forest Right Act (FRA). She has helped over 30,000 […]

Odisha: Jeweller’s Son Shot Dead By Miscreants In Sundergarh, Another Critical

Sundergarh: Rohit Verma, son of a leading jeweller in the town was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in-front of his shop near Badagaon bus terminal in Sundergarh district on Monday. Another person, who tried to save Verma, has been critically wounded after he came under fire as the miscreants took away a bag containing gold […]

Protest At Police Station
Odisha: Protesters Sit On Dharna After Placing Body In Front Of Police Station

Sundergarh: Tension prevailed in Jhiripani area when local people including the family members of a youth sat on dharna after placing his body in front of the local police station in the district on Sunday. They demanded immediate action against the accused, who had allegedly trashed the youth a couple of days ago resulting in […]

Teacher given compulsory retirement
Odisha: Visually Challenged Teacher Forced To Retire Without Any Fault

Sundergarh: Uninturrupted and dedicated services for long years may be a criterion for a government employee to get a cushy promotion. But, in the case of Tapeswari Panda, a teacher at Bhedavahal Primary School in Sundegarh, things happend just the opposite. After 27 years of seamless services in her academic carrier, Panda has been given […]

Odisha: Opposition Parties Slam CM Naveen’s Inauguration Spree In Sundergarh

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a world-class hockey stadium in Rourkela and announced several other projects worth Rs 5,000 crore eyeing a total transformation of Sundergarh district. Though the State government claimed that such welfare projects will benefit people and improve infrastructure and facilities in the district, […]

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 […]

Flights From Rourkela
Commercial Scheduled Flights From Rourkela Airport Soon: BCAS DG Usha Padhee

Rourkela: The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security DG, Usha Padhee on Monday informed that flight operations from Rourkela Airport will begin soon. The announcement came after a team of the Civil Aviation Ministry led by Usha Padhee visited the airstrip in Rourkela on Monday. Following her visit, a high-level meeting was held at the airport […]

2017 Sundergarh Gang Rape Case: 3 Accused Awarded 20 Years RI

Keonjhar: The Keonjhar district and sessions court on Thursday awarded 20 years rigorous imprisonment to three persons for allegedly gang raping a woman in Sundergarh district in 2017. The Court has slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 each on all the accused. One of the accused has also been awarded an additional sentence of three […]

Odisha Woman Shines At Mrs India Pageant In Mumbai

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: A homemaker from Odisha has claimed her dominance in the national level Mrs India Pageant held in Mumbai recently. Navdeep Kaur from Kansbahal in Sundergarh district has proved her mettle in the grand finale of Mrs India competition concluded two days ago in Mumbai. She wore the crown defying many other talents hailing from […]

Odisha: 4 Dead In Rourkela Steel Plant Gas Leak

Rourkela: As many as four employees at the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) reportedly died after inhaling toxic fumes that leaked at the Coal Chemical Department of the plant on Wednesday morning. According to reports, around 15 employees were on duty at the site when the incident took place. Ten of them fell ill following the […]

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Odisha: Missing Birju Kulu Traced To Talcher

Sundergarh: Three days after his missing, Birju Kulu, who had recently returned to his native village in the district after spending 20 years in Pakistan jail, has been traced to Talcher in Angul district. A special team led by the inspector in-charge (IIC) of Kutra police station in the district has left for Talcher to […]

Birju kulu
Birju Kulu, Who Returned Odisha After Spending 20 Years In Pak Jail, Goes Missing

Sundergarh: Birju Kulu, who had recently returned to his native village at Katanga under Kutra police limits in the district after spending 20 years in Pakistan jail, reportedly went missing from his house. Though Kulu is untraceable since Saturday night, the matter came to light after his sister lodged a missing complaint at Kutra police […]

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Odisha: Man Kills Live-In Partner Of 30-Years, Buries Body In Backyard

Sundergarh: In a bizarre incident, a man allegedly killed his live-in partner and buried the body in the backyard of his house in a slum near Sabdega under Talsara police limits in the district. Though Khaeru Naik reportedly committed the crime on Saturday, the incident came to the light on Tuesday morning after he confessed […]

Odisha: Khandadhar Waterfall Thrown Open For Visitors Today

Bonai: The Khandadhar waterfall, a famous ecotourism site here in Sundergarh district, has been thrown open for visitors after nine months long break on Monday. The district administration had prohibited visit of travellers to the site for the last nine months in view of the pandemic. The famous picnic spot, which attracts thousands of visitors […]

Drunk Driving: Biker Slapped With Rs 22.5K Fine In Odisha

Sundergarh: A two wheeler rider near Ghoghar square under Rajgangpur Police limits in Sundergarh district was fined a whopping Rs 22,500 on various charges of violation of amended Motor Vehicle Act 2019 late Saturday night by the Transport Department. As per reports, the Sundergarh Regional Transport Office (RTO) officials were conducting a vehicle checking near […]

Odisha: Man Bludgeons Parents With Stone Pestle In Sundergarh; Held

Rourkela: A youth allegedly killed his elderly parents by smashing their heads with a stone pestle in Odisha over some family feud. The incident occurred at around 11:30 am today. The shocking incident has been reported from Bispur village under Bisra police limits in Sundargarh district. The deceased have been identified as Krushna Singh and […]

Odisha: Vigilance Raids GST Official, Anganwadi Workers

Rourkela: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday conducted raids at separate places in Rourkela and Berhampur over disproportionate assets cases. The anti-graft officials on Tuesday raided the residence of a Commercial Tax official working at the office of GST in Rourkela. The official identified as Alekh Mahananda has been charged with accumulating properties disproportionate to his known […]

Family Feud Turns Fatal: Odisha Man Arrested For Killing Son

Bonai: Police on Monday arrested a man on charges of killing his ‘drunken’ son at Kalta area under Koira police limits in Sundergarh district. Following a family dispute, the accused Santosh Danga allegedly axed his son Samaran to death and later dumped the body in a nearby forest, police said, adding that the accused father […]

DA Case: Vigilance Raids Residence Of Assistant Executive Engineer In Sundergarh

Rourkela: The Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday morning conducted a raid at the residence of Narayan Pradhan, an Assistant Executive Engineer with Public Health division in Sundergarh district, in connection with the probe into a disproportionate assets case. As per reports, simultaneous searches are being conducted at six places in the State including Pradhan’s residence and […]