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Cuttack is known as the Millennium City as well as the Silver City due to its history of 1000 years and famous silver filigree works. It is considered as the judicial capital of Odisha as the Odisha High Court is located here. It is also the old capital city of Odisha.The remains of the famous Barabati fort are still speaks the history of the millennium city. Cuttack has a rich maritime history which says that the traders’ sons (Sadhab pua) use to go to Java Sumatra Island to do business and brings lot of wealth here. To recollect this history every year Baliyatra, a weeklong festival is being organized here. Cuttack is the birth place of Subash Chandra Bose. Cuttack has so many special thing to know like here the feeling of sahi -bhai (Neighborhood) is very strong .Cuttack Khati (where group of friends, or people chatting on variety of subjects) is also very popular .Cuttack‘s delicious Dahibara- Allodium attracts many.

Cyclone Gulab
Cyclone Gulab: Met Issues Special Advisory For Cuttack-Bhubaneswar

The advisory issued for the period from 8.30 am September 26 to 8.30 am September 27 has highlighted warnings, possible impacts apart from suggesting actions in view of the storm.

CJI N V Ramana Says Legislature Needs To Revisit Laws
CJI N V Ramana Says Legislature Needs To Revisit Laws

Even after 74 years of Independence, traditional and agrarian societies that have been following customary ways of life, "feel hesitant to approach the courts, he noted.

Cyclonic Storm In Next 12 Hours
Cyclonic Storm In Next 12 Hours, IMD Issues Cyclone Alert For Odisha & Andhra

The IMD said that heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh and Ganjam between 8 am of September 25 and 8 am of September 26.

Arindam Das
ODRAF Boat Tragedy: OTV Chief Reporter Arindam Das Dies On Duty, Cameraman Critical

Arindam Das, Chief Reporter of Odisha Television Limited (OTV) died by drowning in the line of duty at Mundali barrage in Cuttack on Friday.

Tusker Gets Stuck At Mundali Barrage
Tusker Gets Stuck At Mundali Barrage In Cuttack, Rescue Operation On

The tusker got stranded near the bridge while trying to cross Mahanadi. The wild animal was unable to move due to strong current in the river

Migrant Labourers From Odisha Stranded In Oman
Migrant Labourers From Odisha Stranded In Oman, Call Home For Help

Nine migrant Odia labourers are reportedly stranded in a camp in the far off shores of Oman

3 Illegal Bakery Units Sealed In Cuttack
3 Illegal Bakery Units Sealed In Cuttack

"During the raid, they failed to produce their license. Even they didn't have a trade license, food safety license and the products didn't have a brand label," informed Satyabrata Mohapatra, Health Officer, CMC.  

Orissa High Court
Bagala Dharmashala Row: Orissa HC Hinges Fate Of Land On Its Final Verdict

The Orissa High Court in an interim order on Thursday made it clear that the court's final judgement will be the deciding factor in the Bagala Dharmashala land dispute.

Fourth Patient Under ECMO Support Dies At Cuttack SCB
Fourth Patient Under ECMO Support Dies At Cuttack SCB

The patient was admitted to the hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and she was undergoing ECMO treatment since then

Tiffin Stall Owner In Cuttack Poisons 20 Stray Dogs To Death, FIR Lodged
Tiffin Stall Owner In Cuttack Poisons 20 Stray Dogs To Death, FIR Lodged 

Accused tiffin stall owner reportedly killed the stray dogs by feeding them gulgula (fried doughnut) laced with pesticide. 

NRRI Cuttack Develops High-Nourished Paddy Variety
NRRI Cuttack Develops High-Nourished Paddy Variety 

The paddy variety having more nutrition and zinc in composition has come into fruition after nearly 10 years of thorough research. The development of the new variety will enable people get more nourishment.

DRDO Espionage Case: ‘Accused Received Money From Dubai, Female Operative Under Scanner’
DRDO Espionage Case: ‘Accused Received Money From Dubai, Female Operative Under Scanner’

Crime Branch ADG, Sanjeeb Panda today said that one of the five accused, who have been arrested so far in the case, received cash transfer of around Rs 38,000 from a bank account in Dubai.

Orissa High Court ASO Admit Card Released, Check Exam Details For Over 200 Group B Posts
Orissa High Court ASO Admit Card Released, Check Exam Details For Over 200 Group B Posts

The admit card has been made available on the official website of the High Court- www.orissahighcourt.nic.in (recruitment-corner).

College Students Want Readmission Fee Reduction, Stage Sit-In
College Students Want Readmission Fee Reduction, Stage Sit-In  

Agitating students of Mahapurusa Achyutananda (Degree) Mahavidyalaya alleged that though the college authorities have been collecting a huge amount towards the development fund during the Plus 3 readmissions, no noteworthy development works are being carried out.   

First In Odisha: Portable Fibre House In Cuttack Promises Alternative Housing Solution
First In Odisha: Portable Fibre House Made In Cuttack Promises Alternative Housing Solution

The preference for more home solutions has resulted in new stereotypes in the housing sector like never before. Setting a new trend, an engineer from Cuttack and his daughter have introduced fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) houses for the first time in Odisha.  

National Lok Adalat Helps Odisha Couple Reunite After 5 Years Of Separation
National Lok Adalat Helps Odisha Couple Reunite After 5 Years Of Separation

A National Lok Adalat was held on Sunday at Cuttack JMFC Rural Court, in which hearing into Pramodini and Gagan's DV case was conducted.

Odisha Floods: Water Level In Major Rivers Recede, Many Low-Lying Areas Marooned
Odisha Floods: Water Level In Major Rivers Recede, Many Low-Lying Areas Marooned

As per a report received at 6 am today, 6.79 lakh cusec water per second was being discharged at Mundali while the water level has receded to 628.21 feet at Hirakud Dam by 9 am today.

Cap On Durga Idol Height: Orissa HC Rejects Balu Bazar Puja Committee Petition Seeking Relaxations
Cap On Durga Idol Height: Orissa HC Rejects Balu Bazar Puja Committee Petition Seeking Relaxations

The High Court preferred not to interfere in the government order issued for larger public health and safety to check any further spread of Covid 19 virus during the pandemic times.

Festive Restrictions: Orissa HC Concludes Hearing, To Pronounce Verdict On Friday
Festive Restrictions: Orissa HC Concludes Hearing, To Pronounce Verdict On Friday

In its pray, the Puja committee had urged the Court to direct the Cuttack district administration and the State government to permit the continuation of the 500-year-old tradition at the Durga Puja mandap.

Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC
Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the peak flood will pass through Kendrapara and Puri on Saturday evening and night.

NDRF Teams Deployed
4 NDRF Teams Deployed As Odisha Faces Flood Situation

4 NDRF teams, having 25 members each, have been allotted from Mundali centre following a request by the Odisha government

Protest Over Cap On Idol Height
Protest Over Cap On Idol Height Intensifies In Odisha's Cuttack

After a 12-hour-long Cuttack bandh, various other organisations also joined the bandwagon to protest against the Odisha government’s decision for a cap on the height of idols in the upcoming festive season

Odisha Rainfall
Trees Uprooted, Roads Waterlogged, Houses Damaged As Heavy Rain Batters Odisha #SeePics #Videos

Pedestrians too faced difficulties as they wade through waterlogged streets and lanes in several low-lying areas in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

Heavy Rain in Cuttack
Odisha Rains: Water Resources Dept Cancels Leave Of Employees, 200 Pumps Drain Out Rainwater In Cuttack

As many as 200 pump sets have been engaged to discharge excess water from several localities in the town, while dry food arranged for the residents trapped in rainwater.

Tractor, car submerge as heavy rain leaves bhubaneswar flooded
‘Red Warning’: Schools Closed In 12 Districts Of Odisha 

All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.