Jharkhand

Maoists Trying to Reorganise: SP

Maoists are trying to re-organise and regain their lost ground in the district, said Sambalpur SP Prateek Mohanty on Thursday. Briefing mediapersons about the exchange of fire that took place on Wednesday, Mohanty said there were 30 to 35 Maoists in the group including eight to 10 female cadres. The exchange of fire took place

Four/two laning of Baharagora-Sambalpur section of NH-6

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved the implementation of the four/two laning of Baharagora-Sambalpur section of NH-6 in the States of Orissa and Jharkhand under NHDP Phase IV on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT/BOT) basis. The total length of the road will be 368.20 kms. The total cost of the project

Jharkhand plunges into darkness

The state faced acute power crisis on Tuesday afternoon following the break down in northern and eastern grids disrupting train services across three railway divisions. At least 30 trains, including express and passenger trains, were stranded at different stations under Ranchi, Dhanbad and Chakradharpur railway divisions during the power failure which continued for over two-and-a-half

Rebels back in action in Sambalpur

After remaining in hibernation for little over three months following the arrest of Girish Bhokta, a key Maoist operative in Sambalpur district, the rebels have reportedly resurfaced. Reports received indicate that the Maoists had been noticed in Larasara village under Dhama police limits late on Monday night. About 10 uniformed and armed cadres were speaking

Thapa: Santosh semis in sight

Despite having made it to their third quarterfinal in as many years in the 2012 Santosh Trophy, Delhi didn’t get any time to celebrate. Almost as soon as the squad had beaten Jharkhand 3-1 in their final league encounter, a night match in Sambalpur, Orissa, they had to rush back to their hotel to pack.