Redhakhol

A man was arrested for a second marriage

Redhakhol police have arrested Pradeep Pradhan(35) of Baniabandha village for a second marriage who tortured his first wife for 1 lakh rupees.

Jumbo trouble in Rairakhol

A herd of 28 elephants have wreaked havoc in Rairakhol in Sambalpur district since last 10 days. The animals have entered Kholgarh, Henteri, Badhindol, Charmal, Dhanrakhaman, Laiza, Taal and Luhapank villages and destroyed paddy and houses. Forest department sources said at least two houses have been completely damaged by the elephants in Taal and Luhapank

A Dalit family evicted from their village

A dalit family of Tantagarh village, under Rairakhol subdivision of Sambalpur, has been allegedly driven away by upper caste people. The victim, Kandarpa Sethi said, his wife and three children were attacked by the upper caste people at their home on 7th of August under Rairakhol police station area . Since then, they are spending

Mishap occurred in Redhakhol – Naktideul road

Another road mishap occurred,  as the Bolero(OR 02BA 0963) hit the road side tree somewhere in Redhakhol – Naktideul road near chahatapada in sambalpur district. Three person were killed in this mishap and the driver ( named as Dhiren Sahu) was under treatment at VSS Medical College Hospital at Burla. They were all teachers of

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

Kartika Purnima marred by accidents, deaths

The celebration of the maritime glory of Odisha on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Wednesday was marred by the death of eight persons in separate road mishaps and a drowning incident in different districts. A truck rammed into a roadside tree in Sambalpur, killing two men travelling in the truck. The deceased were identified

Three lives lying dead in Sambalpur

The bodies of 22-year-old Jhili Majhi and Sonu Pradhan (30), were found at Tal village near Redhakhole. Jhili’s mother, Lata Majhi (50), was found lying dead behind the house on Saturday morning. Police suspect it to be a case of mass suicide over family disturbances. Police said Sonu, who had been residing in his maternal uncle’s

Patient dies as ambulance hits truck

A patient going to Bhubaneswar for treatment died in a road accident on Thursday when the ambulance that was carrying him collided head on with a truck. The mishap took place at Bethgarh near Redhakhol in  Sambalpur district. The ambulance driver was also killed. The truck driver and others accompanying the patient were seriously injured