Prasanjeet Sarkar

One dead, two workers injured in Dalmia Cement plant 'mishap' in Odisha

DCBL management sources said 'the contract workers were engaged in house-keeping job near the clinker kiln and it appeared hot air leaked leading to the incident.'

29 Jan 2020

Congress leaders in Odisha fear anti-CAA stand may boomerang

Several senior Congress leaders from Rourkela and Sundargarh feel that their is unwittingly ending up creating a Muslim face for the party.

24 Jan 2020

Speeding car jumps road divider, mow down five women labourers in Odisha's Rajgangpur

Rajgangpur police station IIC Gokulanand Sahu confirmed five women workers engaged in maintenance of State Highway-10 (Biju Expressway) were killed

22 Jan 2020

Rourkela cops get swanky Innova Crysta MUVs for patrolling

Cops in Steel City Rourkela have got an image makeover with induction of swanky Innova Crysta MUVs into the fleet to be used for daily patrol.

22 Jan 2020

Odisha's faction-ridden Congress slips into coma

With no official channel to take up organisational activities, both camps are competing against each other and using the Congress banner to hold their activities separately.

21 Jan 2020

Induction furnace units bear brunt of steep power tariff

A few disenchanted local entrepreneurs have shifted base to Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh where electricity tariff is comparatively cheaper.

20 Jan 2020

Social media unites South Korea professor with Odia lad

The professor, in order to meet his social media friend, arrived in Sundargarh town on December 30 last year and stayed with Pandia’s family till January 2.

06 Jan 2020

Campaign to bring book reading habit back to life

Of the 4 Govt-run public libraries, 3 are running albeit few readers.

27 Dec 2019

Will astro-turfs achieve the desired goal?

To ensure consistent flow of talent pool, each of the poly-grass facilities needs attached hostels

30 Nov 2019

Cradle of hockey upbeat on hosting World Cup matches

It will be a historic opportunity for Rourkela to host matches of the showpiece event, says Dilip Tirkey

29 Nov 2019

School gets demolition shock as admin sleeps on NH plan

Headmaster Sanjay Samal said they were taken aback when contract workers of NHAI turned up with machinery for demolition. 

27 Nov 2019

SER apathy may derail PM’s housing for all plan 

After Rourkela Steel Plant agreed to blend PMAY on its encroached land for slum rehabilitation, pressure is mounting on the SER to adopt similar policy

20 Oct 2019

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

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