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.
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.
The daily cases of Covid-19 further dipped in Odisha as the State witnessed 4,852 fresh cases on Saturday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,47,313, the State I&PR Department informed
The decision on the unlock process would be taken after observing the Covid situation post June 17, said the Director, Public Health, Niranjan Mishra on Friday.
Odisha recorded 5,235 new Covid-19 cases on Friday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,42,461, the State I&PR Department informed
Odisha recorded 6,097 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,37,226, the State I&PR Department informed
A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.
The cumulative Covid-19 count in the State stood at 8,25,110 while the death toll jumped to 3,080. The active cases in the State remained at 65,336 and 7,56,641 patients have so far recovered from the disease
Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is all set to begin a special vaccination drive today for the students who are scheduled to travel abroad for higher education purpose.
Acting on a tip off about the smuggling of the contraband, a team from Markat Nagar Phase-2 police station and the Special Squad conducted searches on Madhusudan Setu and seized the brown sugar.
The Director of Odisha Vigilance Directorate, Debasis Panigrahi, who is currently undergoing treatment at a private hospital after being infected with Covid-19, will be airlifted to Kolkata today for better treatment.
The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.
Bikram Keshari Verma represented the Mahanga assembly constituency as a BJD candidate from 2004 to 2009.