rourkela news

India’s Largest Hockey Stadium in Rourkela: CM

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced to organize the prestigious “FIH Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023” and the construction of a new Hockey Stadium in Rourkela. The stadium, which can accommodate 20,000 spectators, will be the largest hockey stadium in India.

UDAN flights from Jharsuguda from February 2018

The Odisha government will start regional flight operations from Jharsuguda airport under Centre’s UDAN scheme in the first week of February 2018, officials said today. Chief Secretary A P Padhi informed the reporters after discussing the matter at a state-level coordination and monitoring committee meeting at Secretariat. “The flight from Jharsuguda is scheduled to take

New DMU train between Rourkela and Sambalpur

A new DMU Train was flagged off yesterday between Rourkela and Sambalpur as per the announcement made in the Railway Budget. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the run through video conferencing from Hatia. DRM Rajendra Prasad said that last year this train was declared in the railway budget but it could not materialise. Now it

Urban policing in three more cities

Keeping an eye on the forthcoming elections, the state government on Sunday decided in-principle to introduce commissionerate of police system in Berhampur, Rourkela and Sambalpur. Currently, the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are under the commissionerate of police system that was introduced in 2008 after the enactment of Odisha Urban Police (OUP) Act, 2003.

Odisha Govt. set up 3 more police commissionerate

Odisha Govt. is going to set up 3 more police commissionerate in the state, sambalpur, rourkela and Berhampur respectivly. To make focused effort to address law and order challenges in the three major urban centres of the State, the proposal is being mooted and the final decision from Home Department is expected soon, sources said.

4 laning project of Sambalpur-Rourkela is approved

Yesterday, the High-Level Clearance Authority(HLCA) approved the 4 laning project Sambalpur-Rourkela road SH 10, in a meeting held between CM and HLCA Official. This project is under public-private partnership(PPP) mode. The estimated budget for this project is Rs. 1292.56 cr with the concession period of 22 years including 3 years to develop this 4-laning project.

Kadambala sarpanch was killed by naxalites

Yesterday night around 8pm, in kadambala, Goilkera, Jharkhand 60 km from Bisra, the sarpanch of kadambala( young politician ) Jayaram purti was killed by naxalites in his premises. naxalites killed him as he was telling everything about the naxalites movement to police, even he was warned before by naxalites. Police did not protect him even

4-year-old boy rescued at Jharsuguda

Acting promptly on a complaint, police rescued a four-year-old boy and nabbed his kidnapper from Jharsuguda on Tuesday evening. The accused, Sunil Sawant, was produced in court on Wednesday. Reports said the boy was found missing after school on Tuesday. His mother, Laxmi, had gone to pick him up but was told that he had

Odisha to invite bids for vegetable retail chains in three towns

The horticulture department of the Odisha government will soon come up with tenders for setting up of vegetable retail chains in towns like Sambalpur, Rourkela and Berhampur, after a similar initiative in Bhubaneswar. The department has already facilitated setting up of two vegetable stores, branded as ‘Udyan Fresh’ in the capital city with the help

7 Odia girls in gold medal winning football squad

Seven girls from Odisha, including three from Kendrapada district, were part of the gold medal winning Indian women squad at the recent South Asian Women Football Tournament in Sri Lanka. Besides Sasmita Mallick (21), Alochana Senapati (21), Suprava Samal (21), all from Kendrapada’s Aul block, Sita Sharma (Rourkela), Lochana Munda (Sambalpur), Supriya Routray (Cuttack) and