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News from Cuttack

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.

OTV Announces Scholarship After ‘Brave Hero’ Arindam Das
OTV Announces Scholarship After ‘Brave Hero’ Arindam Das

Arindam Das lost his life in line of duty while covering the rescue operation of an elephant, along with an ODRAF team, at Mundali barrage in Cuttack last month. 

Odisha Crime Branch Unearths Cargo Theft Racket In Cuttack, Nabs Four Persons
Odisha Crime Branch Unearths Cargo Theft Racket In Cuttack, Nabs Four Persons 

This year, the Special Task Force of Crime Branch has seized 299 tons of hard coke, 219 MT of Charge Chrome, 150 tons of Coal, 26 heavy vehicles and arrested 32 persons.

COVID Again Plays Spoilsport On Dussehra: Dampens Festivity Spirit In Odisha, Small Traders On Brink
COVID Again Plays Spoilsport On Dussehra: Dampens Festivity Spirit In Odisha, Small Traders On Brink Of Bankruptcy

As per the new guidelines, special night curfew restrictions will come into effect in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar for 10 days from 8 pm to 5 am (instead of the earlier 10 pm to 5 am) between October 11 and October 20. All markets and other commercial establishments will be allowed to operate till 8 pm daily during these 10 days till October 20 in both the cities.

Adulterated Ghee Worth Rs 10 Lakh Destroyed In Cuttack
Adulterated Ghee Worth Rs 10 Lakh Destroyed In Cuttack 

The spurious food products were seized by the Malgodown and Chauliaganj Police following multiple raids six months ago. Six persons were also arrested in that connection.

Forcible 'Chanda' Collection For Puja
Forcible 'Chanda' Collection For Puja: Cuttack DCP Warns Of Stern Action

Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh urged the city denizens on Thursday to come forward and inform about any kind of forceful collection of donations in the name of puja during the ensuing Puja festival

Durga Puja: 2 Arrested In Cuttack For Forcibly Seeking 'Chanda'
Cuttack Police Arrests 2 Persons For Forcibly Collecting Durga Puja 'Chanda'

A team of Malgodown Police arrested the two members of the College Square Puja Committee named Sarat Kumar Behera and Rakesh Kumar Behera for forcing a businessman to pay Rs 13000 as donation for the forthcoming Durga Puja.

Christ College Student’s Death: 'Girlfriend', Elder Sister Move HC For Bail As Deceased's Kin Want T
College Student’s Death: ‘Girlfriend’, Sister Move HC For Bail As Deceased’s Kin Demand Arrest

The sister duo applied for anticipatory bail after the deceased’s family alleged that they are the prime accused in the case and intensified demand for their arrest. 

Rain Alert for Bhubaneswar and Cuttack
Heavy Rain To Lash Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Tomorrow As Depression To Cross WB Tonight

The system is a mere 26 km away from the West Bengal coast, and around 167 km away from the coast of Balasore at the evening hours today. At the current pace, it is likely to make landfall in South 24 Parganas just a few hours from now

Cuttack Christ College Student’s Death: 2 Persons Arrested On Charges Of Abetting Suicide
Cuttack Christ College Student’s Death: 2 Persons Arrested On Charges Of Abetting Suicide

The accused have been identified as Dibyaranjan Behera and Kaushal Pradhan. Both the accused allegedly tortured and harassed the deceased who was into a relationship with a girl, identified as Chulbul (name changed). Police said Dibyaranjan happens to be the boyfriend of the girl’s elder sister.

OTV Cameraperson Pravat Sinha Discharged From Hospital
ODRAF Boat Mishap: OTV Cameraperson Pravat Sinha Discharged From Hospital

Prabhat accompanied the ODRAF team that went inside the Mahanadi River at Mundali in Cuttack to rescue an elephant which was trapped in the flood waters on Friday.

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.  

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