Rs 21.17 crore from District Mineral Foundation spent on plantation in a year

A total of over Rs 7.33 crore was spent for plantation of 20 lakh seedlings in six ranges including Rourkela under Panposh.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Girl accuses dad of rape in Odisha's Rourkela, probe begins

Police have detained the girl's parents for questioning and awaiting her medical report for further action.

published on : 21st October 2021

Rourkela’s progress nowhere near milestone, stuck in tenders

Sources in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs say that it would be difficult for RSCL to complete the projects on time as the 34 per cent are still in tendering stage. 

published on : 18th October 2021

Durga Puja: Muted Mahashtami amid Covid curbs in Odisha

However, some venues are witnessing public participation with devotees ignoring Covid protocols.

published on : 14th October 2021

NIT-R pins hope on space proposals to ISRO

Earlier on March 25, ISRO and NIT-R had signed an MoU to support young academia engage in innovation and research in space technology.

published on : 13th October 2021

Massive extortion bid foiled in Odisha, 3 held with arms and ammunition

The seizures included three seven-mm pistols with 20 live ammunition, four improvised bombs, 35 ammunition of SLR rifles, one Pajero vehicle, one two-wheeler, and Rs 50,000 cash.

published on : 11th October 2021

OCL mining expansion plan runs into tribal protest

Ekka said acquisition of private tribal land should be done strictly as per the provisions of the Constitution.

published on : 9th October 2021

National Scheduled Tribes commission convenes 6th hearing, Rourkela Steel Plant oustee issues unresolved

NCST's 2020 report had observed that all displaced families have not received alternative agricultural land, some were given agriculturally unfit land over 100 km away from land given for residence.

published on : 8th October 2021

Two Rourkela youths in cruiseliner rave party, arrested by Narcotics Bureau

Manish Rajgaria is the son of a Rourkela-based entrepreneur who also owns a sponge iron plant. Avin Sahu’s father owns a jewellery store. 

published on : 6th October 2021

Dengue epicentre in Rourkela reports first death

Sources said Rourkela city has emerged as the epicentre of dengue by accounting for a whopping 1,048 of the total 1,102 cases in Sundargarh (around 95 per cent) till Monday.

published on : 6th October 2021

Rising coal prices likely to offset Rourkela Steel Plant growth

Officers and workers of RSP apprehend this poor performance would further delay pay revision which has been pending since January 2017. 

published on : 3rd October 2021

Digital door numbering on the cards for Rourkela

Rourkela civic body officials said the unique 14-digit number would contain codes of State, district, urban local body, location and house number with geo-tag.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Rourkela's cold storage project boosts women vegetable vendors

Rourkela had made it to 50 champion cities across the globe on the basis of this project which envisaged to provide around 700 street vendors solar-powered cold storage units.

published on : 1st October 2021

RCCI in a fix over land row, unapproved building plan

The land controversy has landed Rourkela Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI) in more trouble. 

published on : 24th September 2021

Faulty Rourkela RWHS to benefit contractors, says Congress

However, after delay, work has started on around 400 sites with each single pit water harvesting structure costing about Rs 25,000 each. 

published on : 24th September 2021
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