State mourns death of Shamshad Begum

The passing away of veteran singer Shamshad Begum, who is also remarked as one of the First playback singers in the Indian Film Industry and whose classic number 'Mere Piya gaye Rangoon', Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar' and 'Kajra Mohabbat Wala' captivated hearts of lakhs of her listeners all over the world, has drowned music lovers of State Capital in sorrow.

5 women strangulated to death for mere Rs 5000

The Children, whose mothers were strangled to death

Central Crime Branch (CCB) along with Bilaigarh police team brainstormed to crack the most heinous crime of recent past, where five women were strangulated to death for mere Rs 5,000 and pair of silver bracelet. inspector General of Police (IGP) GP Singh, himself addressed the press-conference to unravel the ghastly crime, where four children have been left destitute since all of the guardian figures have been silenced brutally. CCB Inspector R K Sahu informed that the assailants have been identified as Digamber of Chhoti Kharri in Sarangarh and Girdhari Vaishnav of Barbatta in Sarangarh.

CM expresses grief over death of three school kids

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has expressed profound grief over the tragic death of three school children, who were drowned into Mahanadi during a picnic at Sirpur. Chief Minister has expressed condolences with the families of these three children. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has also expressed grief and condemned the brutal killing of five women of a family at village Khapridih under the Bilaigarh Police Station of Balodabazaar- Bhatapara district.

Reactions to Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's death

Balasaheb Thackeray

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed for "calm and sobriety" following the death of Bal Keshav Thackeray, while praising the Shiv Sena founder for his "strong leadership." "He was a consummate communicator whose stature in the politics of Maharashtra was unique," the PM's official Twitter account said.Other reactions from politicians and celebrities -