Monthly Archives: May 2012

Convict escapes from VSS Medical

A convict housed in Sohela sub-jail, Sourabh Sahu, managed to escape from VSS Medical at Burla on Sunday. He was admitted to the medicine ward after he had complained of uneasiness. While three police personnel stood guard in the day, two personnel kept vigil on him at night even as one of his hands was

UTP Amonsh Nag claimed that some inmates tried to kill him

UTP Amonsh Nag (28) of Kesinga in Kalahandi, housed in Sambalpur Circle jail, who allegedly attempted to end life by self-immolation, has claimed that some inmates tried to kill him. The incident had occurred on Friday. Nag was rushed to VSS Medical with 90 per cent burn injuries. Jail authorities said he had set himself

Santosh Trophy National Football Championships at Sambalpur

Delhi mauled Andaman and Nicobar Islands 13-0 in a Cluster I match of the Santosh Trophy National Football Championships at Sambalpur on Sunday. Moun Choudhury struck four times (41st, 44th, 60th and 81st minutes) while Deepak Mehra found the target thrice (7th, 23rd and 50th).   Kamal Singh (56th and 75th) and David Ngaihte (86th

Tale of two mothers behind bars

The bond between a mother and a child is inseparable. Two jailed women from Keonjhar, who are bringing up their kids inside the district jail, have proved it again. Nitima Munda of Bareigoda village in Harichandanpur police station area and Tulasi Karua of Sadar police station area now have only one goal in life –

Karnataka, UP post win in Santosh Trophy

 In a one-sided inaugural pre-quarterfinal match, Karnataka thrashed Nagaland by 5-0 goals in the 66th National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy at Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. Ngurneilal of Karnataka started the party in the 30th minute. After the change of sides, Gopi P doubled the lead in the 55th minute, just after ten minutes

Judge probing Kandhamal riots and Former Judge Sarat Chandra Mohapatra Passes Away

Retired Justice Sarat Chandra Mohapatra, who was the one-man judicial commission inquiring into the killing of Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati and the subsequent ethno-communal riots in Kandhamal in 2008, passed away on Saturday. He was 79. His wife Indira had predeceased him in 2002. He is survived by two sons and two daughters. Though probe into

A hardcore woman Maoist Rebati Nayak captured in Sambalpur

A hardcore woman Maoist cadre, Rebati Nayak of Narsinghatalia in Riamal police station area, with at least 18 non-bailable warrants pending against her involving charges like murder, was captured by the police during a joint combing operation by the police in a forest in Naktideula on Saturday. Rebati was involved with the CPI-Maoist since 2003

Civic body chiefs fate hangs in balance

Uncertainty looms large over the fate of Sambalpur Municipal Council even after the High Court on Friday vacated the stay on the writ petition filed by chairperson Rina Trivedi. She had obtained a stay from the court to reserve the outcome of the no-confidence motion against her held on May 7. Although the case was

An UTP attempted self-immolation at the Sambalpur jail on friday

An UTP(Under Trial Prisoner) attempted self-immolation at the Sambalpur Circle Jail on Friday.  A native of Kesinga in Kalahandi, Amosh Nag (28) has sustained 90 per cent burn injuries. On Friday morning, he doused himself with kerosene and had set himself on fire. He was rushed to the Jail Hospital by the staff and later

The state government plans houses at Rs 3 lakh for poor

The state government is planning to build houses in urban areas for the economically weaker sections (EWS). These flats will be available at Rs 3 lakh, if the project sees the light of day. Sources said the government has mooted a proposal for affordable housing under which the EWS beneficiaries and BPL card holders will