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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.

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.

Second Patient Under ECMO Support At Cuttack SCB Hospital Dies
Second Patient Under ECMO Support At Cuttack SCB Hospital Dies

The patient, a woman from Bolangir, was admitted to the hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and undergoing ECMO treatment since then. However, she breathed her last late last night.

Puja Guidelines: BJP To Observe 12-Hour Cuttack Bandh Tomorrow, Essential Services Exempted
Puja Guidelines: BJP To Observe 12-Hour Cuttack Bandh Tomorrow, Essential Services Exempted

Senior BJP leader Samir Dey on Sunday said that the party will observe the bandh from 6 am to 6 pm in Cuttack. The Bandh has been called to protect the interest of the people and senior members of puja committee and civil society, he said.

ECMO Machine At SCB Hospital
First Patient To Get ECMO Support At Cuttack SCB Hospital Dies

The first patient who received post-COVID ECMO treatment at the SCB Hospital in Cuttack died on Saturday night

Puja Guidelines: Cuttack Shanti Committee To Seek CM Naveen’s Intervention For Relaxations
Puja Guidelines: Cuttack Shanti Committee To Seek CM Naveen’s Intervention For Relaxations

Cuttack Shanti (peace) committee on Saturday decided to approach Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as a last resort in seeking relaxations on height of idol of goddess Durga.

NLUO Recruitment 2021: Research Coordinator vacancy Announced, Apply By Sept 20
NLUO Recruitment 2021: Research Coordinator vacancy Announced, Apply By Sept 20

The Research Coordinator will be recruited for the project, the study on ‘Social Protection of Women Migrant Workers’ in the State of Odisha.

Gang Forging Property Documents For Loans Busted In Cuttack
Gang Forging Property Documents For Loans Busted In Cuttack

Further investigation into the case is underway to trace the other members of the gang. Besides, the police probe is on to ascertain other such scams carried out by the gang.

Commissionerate Police
Commissionerate Police Takes Over Probe Of Suicide Outside Odisha Assembly

Commissionerate Police on Saturday launched a probe into the death of Dusmanta Das who had attempted suicide by slitting his wrist and consuming poison in front of the Odisha Assembly on Wednesday over alleged negligence and denial of treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital

Jagatsinghpur Trader Shot At Near Cuttack, Admitted To SCB Hospital With Critical Wounds
Jagatsinghpur Trader Shot At Near Cuttack, Admitted To SCB Hospital With Critical Wounds

The trader identified as Khirod Behera was on his way to Cuttack Malgdown when two miscreants intercepted the vehicle in which he was travelling with his driver. The armed miscreants then opened fire at Behera before fleeing with around Rs 1 lakh cash which the latter was carrying to buy grocery and other food items from Malgodown.

Opposition Slams Odisha Govt
Opposition Slams Odisha Govt Over Death Of Youth In Suicide Bid Outside Assembly

Opposition BJP and Congress slammed the Odisha government over the tragic death of a youth who had attempted suicide by slitting his wrist and consuming poison in front of the Odisha Assembly over alleged neglect in treatment at the SCB

Politics Over Covid Restrictions During Festive Season Hots Up In Odisha
Politics Over Covid Restrictions During Festive Season Hots Up In Odisha

Not only Cuttack, Durga puja organisors in Bhubaneswar too are gearing up to observe a similar bandh in the Smart City. Today, a delegation met the Twin City Police Commissioner and demanded to reconsider such directives which tend to dampen the festive atmosphere.

BJP Calls For Cuttack Bandh On Sept 13 Over Festive Restrictions
BJP Calls For Cuttack Bandh On Sept 13 Over Festive Restrictions 

The Cuttack city unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its decision to observe bandh in the city on September 13 to protest the several restrictions imposed by the State government during Durga Puja.

Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord
Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord: Family Court Rejects Varsha’s Plea To Quash Divorce Petition

The plea made by actress Varsha Priyadarshini to quash husband Anubhav Mohanty's divorce petition was rejected by a family court on Tuesday

Ganesh Puja
No Public Darshan Allowed During Ganesh Puja In Cuttack: CMC Issues Guidelines

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Tuesday issued guidelines to observe Ganesh Puja in the Silver City