Freed from captivity after a week-long ordeal, junior engineer Pabitra Majhi said Maoists have promised to release Malkangiri district Collector RV Krishna within two days and that the official was "fine and being treated well".
The abductors of a British
journalist of Pakistani-origin have released a new video in
which he is shown appealing to the Human Rights Watch to help
raise the USD 10 million demanded by his captors by May 15.