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.
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.
A dedicated ward for treatment of Black Fungus (Mucormycosis) infection cases was opened at the Sri Ram Chandra Bhanja Medical College & Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack on Friday.
Odisha has collected Rs 827.43 crore Odisha Good and Services Tax (OGST) during the month of May 2021, the Commissionerate of CT & GST, Cuttack said on Thursday.
The special squad of the Commissionerate Police seized 1.12 kg of brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore and arrested three persons in this connection in Cuttack.
The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Thursday raided a garment showroom at Nayasarak in the Silver City and levied a fine of Rs 30,000 on its owner for allegedly making backdoor sales.
Reports of families and relatives of deceased coronavirus patients not turning up at the cremation sites to collect the ash of their near and dear ones has surfaced in Sundargarh and Cuttack.
Odisha registered 8,313 new cases on Monday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 7,64,997, informed the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department
The Excise department has seized 24,000 litres fermented wash, 1,350 alcohol and a gun from the illegal factory.
The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.
The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.
The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.
The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours.
Currently, Cyclone Yaas is having marginally unfavorable vertical wind shear. However, just prior to landfall, wind shear will turn supportive and Yaas to attain peak intensity
The cyclonic storm over east-central Bay of Bengal intensified into a severe cyclonic storm late on Monday night. It will intensify further and transform into very severe category storm in next 12 hours.
The special weather bulletin issued by the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Monday evening further confirmed the likely landfall area of Cyclone Yaas between Paradip and Sagar islands, around Balasore district.
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.
Acting on a tip off on illegal sand mining in Birupa river, a team from Mahanga tehsil headed by Herman raided the spot and found a tractor without a registration number is carrying sand illegally.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
Odisha will see cyclone Yaas rain from the night of May 25. On landfall day, Balasore will record gusting wind at 100kmph. Bhubaneswar may record 60kmph gusting wind.
Disposable bio-medical waste materials used by the health professionals attending to Coid-19 patients were found dumped in an open space at the Mahanadi river bed here at Jagatpur industrial area, ringing alarm bell over the possible contamination and spread.
The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) directed Cuttack Collector and the Commissioner of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) to take immediate measures to rehabilitate and resettle the people of Balisahi slum near Nuapada area
With an upsurge in COVID cases in Cuttack city and some staff getting infected with Coronavirus, the Orissa High Court and its offices will be completely closed from May 20 to 27.