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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.

Covid-19 cases In odisha
Covid Cases In Odisha Dip To Record Low In Over Two Months, No Let Up In Deaths

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.

Odisha High Court
PIL In Orissa HC Seeks Probe Into Covid Hospital Mismanagement, Cremations Without Dignity

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.

Covid-19
Covid-19 In Odisha: Dip In Daily Cases Continues, No Let Up In Fatalities

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.

Cuttack murder
Man Sleeping In Footpath Hacked To Death In Cuttack

A man sleeping in footpath was hacked to death by some unidentified miscreants at the College Square area in the city

Cuttack ITI Students Develop Delta 400 Drones To Fight Covid
Cuttack ITI Students Develop Delta-400 Drones To Battle Covid

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.

Gun racket
Illegal Arms Racket Busted, Four Held, 11 Guns Seized In Cuttack

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.

Road Mishaps
2 Killed, 4 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

As many as two persons were killed and four injured in two separate road accidents in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

Covid Restrictions Leave Banki Vegetable Farmers In Lurch
Covid Restrictions Leave Banki Vegetable Farmers In Lurch

The guidelines framed by the Odisha government allowing markets to open for just 4 hours has largely affected the sale of vegetables.

Raja Parba, The Connecting Link Between Communities
Raja Parba, The Connecting Link Between Communities

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.

Corona cases
Odisha Reports 4,339 New COVID-19 Cases, 44 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

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.

Fake Drugs
More Fake Drugs On Sale In Odisha! Health Dept Alerts Drugs Inspectors 

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.

Flesh Trade In Silver City
Flesh Trade In Silver City: Commissionerate Police Raids 2 Places In Cuttack, Several Held

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.

Fake anti-covid drug
Odisha Govt Orders Probe Into Fake Anti-Covid Drugs 'Favipiravir' Trade In Cuttack

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.

Bijay Mohapatra
Unlock Process Likely To Begin In Odisha Districts Having Less Than 5 PC TPR

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.

Covid Cases
Covid Cases On Downward Trend In Odisha, Death Rate On Surge

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

Niranjan Mishra
No Relief From Covid Yet, Unlock Plans Only After Raja Fest: Top Odisha Health Official

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.

Covid cases in Odisha
Covid-19: Odisha Logs 43 Deaths & 5,235 New Positives

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

Covid cases
Covid-19: Odisha Sees 44 Deaths & 6,097 New Positives

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

Sabitri Festival
Shoppers In Odisha Throw Covid Norms To Wind On 'Sabitri' Eve

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.

Covid-19 Odisha Update
Odisha Reports 43 Deaths And 6,019 Positives In Last 24 Hours

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

Health Ministry To Rope In Media, Celebs, Faith Leaders To Disseminate Accurate Info On COVID Vaccines
CMC Kicks Off Special Covid-19 Vaccination Drive For Students Going Abroad For Higher Study

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.

Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1 Crore Seized In Cuttack, 3 Arrested
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1 Crore Seized In Cuttack, 3 Arrested

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.

Vigilance director
Vigilance Director Debasis Panigrahi Set To Be Airlifted To Kolkata For ECMO Treatment

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.

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PC In Odisha Due To Keen Surveillance, Says Top Health Offic
Odisha Logs 6,118 New Covid Cases & 41 Deaths

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
Former MLA Bikram Keshari Verma Succumbs To Covid-19 In Odisha

Bikram Keshari Verma represented the Mahanga assembly constituency as a BJD candidate from 2004 to 2009.