ROURKELA

  • 95 more seats added in NIT for deserving students after software glitch August 28, 2013

    HRD Ministry has added 95 seats to the existing pool of the National Institute of Technology (NITs) for this year only to accommodate some deserving candidates who were denied admission in the B Tech programme due to a software glitch during the counselling process. These candidates were left out from seat...
  • India's largest blast furnace starts operating at Rourkela Steel Plant August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Steel Authority of India (SAIL) on Saturday said the country's largest blast furnace has become operational at its Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP). "With the start of the new stateoftheart furnace, hot metal capacity at RSP will increase to 4.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) from its present capacity...
  • Man arrested for uploading sensitive photo on FB December 8, 2012

    Rourkela: A 20yearold man was arrested on charge of uploading an objectionable picture on social networking site Facebook, police said on Saturday. Pintu Sahu was taken to custody by Brahmani Tarang police on Friday for posting an objectionable picture on his Facebook account, police added. The picture, posted on December 6,...
  • Odisha: 13 killed as train hits vehicle August 24, 2012

    Sambalpur: Thirteen people were killed and six others critically injured when a train rammed into a vehicle at an unmanned railway crossing in Sambalpur district on Friday. The mishap took place at Khairpali between Sambalpur City and Maneswar railway stations when the vehicle was hit by RourkelaBhubaneswar InterCity Express while it...
  • Maoists holding recruitment camps in Saranda April 30, 2011

    Rourkela: Lalgarh Maoist leader Bikram Mahato and a host of trained cadres, including women, from Chhattisgarh are attending camps set up by banned CPI(Maoist) deep inside Saranda forest where training is being imparted in guerrilla warfare, arms and handling of explosives, police said on Saturday. Leader of the Maoist outfit's women's...
  • Protestors arrested at Rourkela railway station April 17, 2011

    Rourkela: About 250 activists of Rourkela Steering Development Committee (RDSC) were arrested from Rourkela railway station on Sunday for trying to obstruct train movement in the HowrahMumbai line as part of their railroko agitation. Normal train services were not affected by the rail roko agitation by the RDSC demonstrators, railway sources...
  • Maoists storm marriage in Orissa, kill bride's brother February 7, 2010

    Rourkela: Maoists killed a man, whom they branded as a police informer, after abducting him from his sister's marriage ceremony in Orissa's Sundargarh district, police said today. Sukura Oram's body with the throat slit was found this morning. A group of Maoists entered Kumakela village under Chandiposh police station, about 30 km...
  • CISF jawan kills cop, commits suicide in Rourkela January 26, 2009

    Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a CISF constable on Monday shot dead a SubInspector, injured three others and then committed suicide after firing from his own gun in front of the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP). Police said CISF constable Naresh Kumar suddenly fired from his gun at CISF...