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.
Marks of students have not been deducted. The assessment has been done without conducting exams as per a mathematical system, claims BSE.
A joint team of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Police reportedly conducted surprise raids in six zones of Bhubaneswar and sealed 42 shops.
Few districts in the State are witnessing a declining trend in the daily Covid cases for some days and subsequent rise afterwards.
Expressing dissatisfaction over the results which were recently announced by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), hundreds of matric students and their guardians gheraoed teachers and held protest at their respective schools in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Puri and other parts of the State.
Following the implementation of offline registration for the mass Covid19 vaccination programme, large number of beneficiaries, especially the young mass, were found crowding at different inoculation centres in the State, throwing covid protocols to wind.
The BSE president said that the results of the matric examination was decided as per the assessment policy which was earlier fixed.
Not a single school in the State recorded ‘zero’ result in this year's matriculation exam.
The Orissa High Court has directed the State government to submit a detailed report on the number of deaths caused by Covid-19 in the State.
Launching a scathing attack on his wife, the Parliamentarian said, "I came to the mediation centre of the SDJM court for a mediation in connection with the case filed by Varsha. She has also earlier filed two separate cases against me. Even after filing reply to her every petition without dishonouring the dates, no one from her side is receiving the replies.
The court has also rejected the five petitions filled before it seeking permission to hold the Rath Yatra at two places including Baladevjew in Kendrapara, popularly known as Tulasi Khetra and Bhatli.
The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) is facing a tough time with pending electricity dues from nine government colleges under State Higher Education Department.
There is no relief from the single-day Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha even as the daily positive cases on Tuesday dipped to below 3000-mark, a record low in over last two months.
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Orissa High Court over alleged gross mismanagement and negligence in treatment of patients in Covid hospitals and denying of dignity to Covid deceased during cremation.
The single-day Covid-19 fatalities continue to remain above 40 even as the daily case count has been witnessing a dip for last several days in Odisha.
A man sleeping in footpath was hacked to death by some unidentified miscreants at the College Square area in the city
As a big morale booster in the fight against the Covid pandemic, students of the Government ITI in Cuttack have developed a drone series named Delta-400 which they claim can go a long way in effortlessly executing a number of operations but most notably delivering vaccines in far-off inaccessible regions.
The Commissionerate Police claimed to have busted a major illegal firearms racket in Cuttack by seizing 11 country-made guns and 51 live rounds on Wednesday.
As many as two persons were killed and four injured in two separate road accidents in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar
The guidelines framed by the Odisha government allowing markets to open for just 4 hours has largely affected the sale of vegetables.
Whether it's sharing the various mouth-watering delicacies including Poda Pitha or munching on Bidia Pan, the festival acts as a connecting bond with people from various communities as well.
Even as the Covid-19 graph continued with its downward trend, there seems to be no let up in the fatalities as 44 more deaths were reported from different parts of Odisha in the last 24 hours.
The Odisha Health department on Saturday said a firm in Cuttack which was raided for procuring spurious Favipiravir tablets has purchased nine more drugs from a dubious manufacturer.
In spite of the restrictions enforced in view of Covid-19 pandemic, illegal flesh trade seems to be thriving in the Silver City of Cuttack with the Commissionerate Police busting two such illicit joints on Saturday.
A day after the State Drugs Control squad seized huge quantities of fake anti-covid drugs 'Favipiravir' in Cuttack, the State Health department has ordered a probe into the incident on Saturday.
The Odisha government is mulling over relaxing certain lockdown curbs in districts having less than 5 per cent infection rate while the restrictions will continue in districts having 10 per cent or more rate of infection.