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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.

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.

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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.

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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. 

SCB Hospital Covid Mismanagement
Dedicated Black Fungus Ward Opened At SCB Hospital, Cuttack

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.

Centre Releases Complete Rs 1.10 Lakh Cr GST Compensation Shortfall
Odisha Records Rs 827.43 Crore OGST Collection In May

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.

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

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.

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Garment Showroom In Cuttack Fined Rs 30K For Backdoor Sales During Lockdown

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.

Urns Containing Ashes Of Covid Victims Pile Up At Crematoriums In Odisha
Urns Containing Ashes Of Covid Victims Pile Up At Crematoriums In Odisha

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.

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35 More Succumb To Covid-19 In Odisha, 8,313 New Cases In 24 Hours

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

Excise Officials Attacked During Raids On Illegal Liquor Manufacturing Unit In Athagarh
Excise Officials Attacked During Raids On Illegal Liquor Manufacturing Unit In Athagarh

The Excise department has seized 24,000 litres fermented wash, 1,350 alcohol and a gun from the illegal factory.

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Odisha Logs 35 Deaths With 7K Plus New Covid Positive Cases 

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.

Cyclone Yaas Restoration in Odisha
Cyclone Yaas: Roadways, Water Supply Restoration In Full Swing In Odisha

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.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

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.

Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha CM Naveen Announces 7-Day Relief For Affected Families

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. 

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Cyclone Yaas Landfall Will Be Near Bhitarkanika National Park: JTWC, US-GSF

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

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Over Bay Of Bengal Intensifies Into Severe Cyclonic Storm

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.

IMD Forecast
Cyclone Yaas To Make Landfall Around Balasore; Red, Orange Warnings Issued For Several Dists

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.

Women Can Take COVID-19 Jabs Anytime After Delivery: Experts
Odisha Logs 11,059 New Covid Cases With 32 More Deaths

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.

Revenue Inspector Brutally Attacked By 'Sand Mafias' Before Police In Cuttack
Revenue Inspector Brutally Attacked By 'Sand Mafias' Before Police In Cuttack

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.

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Covid19: Odisha Reports 11,108 New Cases, 26 Deaths

Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with  11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.

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Cyclone Yaas Big Breaking: ECMWF Changes Landfall Place, Know The Odisha Districts To Be Hit

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.

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Used Covid Kits Found Dumped On Mahanadi River Bed Triggering Panic

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.

OHRC Directs Cuttack Collector, CMC To Rehabilitate Displaced Settlers

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

Orissa High Court Invites Applications For 202 ASO Posts
COVID Spread: Orissa High Court Shuts Down For 8 Days

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.