Rourkela

  • 95 more seats added in NIT for deserving students after software glitch 28-08-2013 03:01 PM

    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...
  • India's largest blast furnace starts operating at Rourkela Steel Plant 10-08-2013 06:26 PM

    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 state-of-the-art 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 08-12-2012 05:33 PM

    Rourkela: A 20-year-old 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...
  • Maoists holding recruitment camps in Saranda 30-04-2011 02:55 PM

    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...
  • Protestors arrested at Rourkela railway station 17-04-2011 11:36 AM

    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 Howrah-Mumbai line as part of their rail-roko agitation. Normal train services were not affected by the rail roko agitation by the RDSC demonstrators, railway...