Prasanjeet Sarkar

Rourkela man’s ‘body of work’: 1,100 and still counting

Krishna Sahu has been working tirelessly for the last 13 years to ensure dignified burial of unidentified and unclaimed bodies in the Steel City. 

03 Sep 2019

Rourkela Municipal Corporation takes women for a ride in Pink autos

RMC Commissioner, Yeddula Vijay will hold a meeting soon to address women drivers’ problems of mounting loan interest.

30 Aug 2019

NIT Rourkela professor, wife found dead on campus; 'suicide' note reveals details of joint assets

The couple's suicide note in English and Tamil shed light that they consciously planned to end their lives as they had deposited all their gold ornaments and valuables in a bank locker.

17 Aug 2019

Dry spell scare for paddy farmers in Odisha

Now if the dry spell continues for more than a week, it is apprehended that standing paddy plants may wilt due to moisture stress condition.

19 Jul 2019

Central government criticised for ignoring new rail line plan in Odisha

The line would benefit under-developed tribal belts in Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. The proposed rail project would connect to Delhi main line and set up direct link to Allahabad and beyond.

16 Jul 2019

National Institute of Technology Rourkela in Odisha appoints ‘ineligible’ faculty

Allthe six new deans had been promoted as professors in 2018 when the new associate deans got elevated as associate professors.

29 Jun 2019

Hockey officials diss slow work on astro-turf pitches in Odisha, term it 'improbable'

Those associated with hockey viewed that it seems no serious thought was given to need of extra manpower, infrastructure, maintenance and operational aspects of poly-grass fields.

28 Jun 2019

Water storage facility plans stuck in red tape in Odisha's Sundargarh

A low-height bridge-cum-barrage proposal was mooted at Kopsingha near Sundargarh town way back in 2013, but due to involvement of hefty cost, it was given a quiet burial.

19 Jun 2019

Fake firms in Odisha make merry tapping GST loopholes

CGST intelligence wing and Rourkela Commissionerate have detected three major frauds with the arrest of four local businessmen.

11 Jun 2019

Shockwave in Sundargarh as BJP’s tribal face Oram put on bench

Sources said even as Jual repeated his electoral feat in the recently concluded polls, exclusion from the Modi Government which entered its second term, has shocked the party ranks and file.

08 Jun 2019

Contractors violate government heat wave directive

Labour Dept has no punitive power in absence of a specific law

01 Jun 2019

No ministerial berth disappoints Sundargarh BJD workers

BJD sources said those in charge of the district failed to read ground realities and also bridging the gap among district leaders and grassroots workers.

30 May 2019

Congress gets severe drubbing in Sundargarh

Party’s prospect of recovering before 2024 elections looks remote amid internal bickering and self-centric leadership.

29 May 2019

Sundargarh: BJD fails to perform on expected lines

The ruling party fritters away a golden chance of winning maximum Assembly seats under the Lok Sabha constituency.

27 May 2019

Electorate dismantled traditional voting pattern: Jual Oram

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram of BJP sealed his fifth victory from Sundargarh Lok Sabha (LS) constituency.

26 May 2019