Prasanjeet Sarkar

Come HWC 2023, hockey icons to get ‘glowing tribute’ at Rourkela

RSCL sources said under the project, 11,000 sq metre area covering the Hockey Square and three connected roads would be developed and beautified.

29 Aug 2021

Odisha's Sundargarh rejoices as sons of soil play magic hand at Tokyo

Over the past three decades, Sundargarh has produced 64 junior and senior hockey players including six male Olympians but only Amit was witness to history being made at Tokyo. 

06 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Odisha hockey player's kin on cloud nine after historic medal win

Amit Rohidas, a lad from Sundargarh, produced a stellar performance in the bronze medal win for India against the mighty Germans.

05 Aug 2021

Odisha: British-era pond facelift to now cost Rs 30 crore for District Mineral Foundation

The project includes musical fountain, amphitheatre, jogging and cycle track, children’s play area, gazebo, cluster sitting, aeration and oxidation of pond and landscaping.

15 Jul 2021

Production hit at Rourkela steel plant as workers strike over wage revision

Even as the plant management made desperate efforts to keep key production units running to avoid the risk of shutdown, the loss related to disruption is estimated at over Rs 20 crore.

30 Jun 2021

Sensors to check elephant deaths on railway tracks in RFD soon 

The move comes in wake of two adult elephants being mowed down by a speeding goods train on February 3 this year near Mahipani of Bisra range under the RFD. 

28 Jun 2021

Glimmer of hope as elderly beat covid more than youths in Odisha's Sundargarh

A few elderly persons of Rourkela have defeated coronavirus with their willpower and courage to motivate others to overcome the infection, writes Prasanjeet Sarkar.

30 May 2021

Odisha: Techies provide ‘BreathIn’ access to families in need

NIT-Rourkela students have created a mobile app which provides verified info on Covid resources, writes Prasanjeet Sarkar 

23 May 2021

Men in Khaki in Odisha turn saviours for elderly citizens

Senior citizens of the district can now call the police to seek help with medicines, food and other essentials as and when required.

16 May 2021

When volunteers create plasma connect between donors and patients in Odisha

Around 30 volunteers of Round Table India - 15 women of Ladies Circle and as many men - with the help of the administration, have collected a list of 450 Covid-19 survivors in Rourkela.

13 May 2021

Odisha patient made to wait 16 hours for admission by two privately-managed Covid facilities

Two privately managed Covid hospitals refused him admission, even direction of ADM was not paid heed to

04 May 2021

Odisha: Rourkela city Samaritans deliver home-cooked food to isolated patients

Residents of Rourkela are lending a helping hand to Covid positive patients and their families by providing them home-cooked food at their doorsteps free of cost

04 May 2021

COVID graph up, tests down in Odisha

Sources said, there have been several instances of relatives of COVID patients being denied RT-PCR test due to shortage of kits.

27 Apr 2021

Covid-19: Good Samaritans in Odisha offer a bank of oxygen, hope for people in home isolation

On Thursday evening, a resident of Civil Township looked everywhere for an oxygen cylinder he needed for a kin who is in home isolation after testing positive.

24 Apr 2021

No ventilators and medicines: Odisha family alleges young COVID-19 patient died due to lack of critical care

Even as her condition started deteriorating and she needed ventilator support, her brother Ramiz Raja alleged she was kept in the general ward with only oxygen support.

11 Apr 2021