Monthly Archives: April 2014

Civic Body Apathy Leaves Sen Park in A Shambles

One of the oldest recreational hubs of Sambalpur Town, Sen Park lies in a shambles, thanks to the lackadaisical attitude of the Municipality. Spreading over three acres of land, the park has turned into a hunting ground of anti-socials as lack of maintenance on the part of the civic body is keeping people away from

Forest Dept Wakes up to Evict Ramgarh

The Forest department has woken up again to the problem of encroachment of Budharaja Reserve Forest (RF), the only green patch inside the town located here at the heart of Sambalpur town. Once spread over 113 acres, the Reserve Forest has reduced to 75 acres now. The visit of the then Forest Conservator Rajeev Kumar

6 died in road mishap in Sambalpur district

Six persons including four school children died and eight other sustained serious injury when a van carrying them collided head on with a truck in Odisha’s Sambalpur district, police said. The incident took place at Tikilipara chhak under the Jamankira police station of Sambalpur district. The mishap occurred at around 11 am when the school

Fire exchange between maoist and security personnel in Gudguda forest, sambalpur

After a gap of three weeks, there are reports of another encounter between the Maoists and the security personnel inside the Gudguda forest under Meghapal panchayat of Jujumura block in Odisha’s Sambalpur district on Thursday. According to reports, the Special Operation Group (SOG) and the CRPF personnel were on a combing operation on Thursday following

Special trains between Sambalpur and Yesvantpur

The East Coast Railway (ECOR) has advised to run a weekly express special trains between Sambalpur-Yesvantpur-Sambalpur for 13 more trips in each direction. Accordingly, train no 08301 Sambalpur-Yesvantpur weekly express special will depart from Sambalpur at 8.50 am on Wednesdays, commencing from April 2 and arrive at Yesvantpur on Thursdays ar 4.30 pm. In return,