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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.

Heavy Rain in Cuttack
Odisha Rains: Water Resources Dept Cancels Leave Of Employees, 200 Pumps Drain Out Rainwater In Cuttack

As many as 200 pump sets have been engaged to discharge excess water from several localities in the town, while dry food arranged for the residents trapped in rainwater.

Tractor, car submerge as heavy rain leaves bhubaneswar flooded
‘Red Warning’: Schools Closed In 12 Districts Of Odisha 

All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.

Second Patient Under ECMO Support At Cuttack SCB Hospital Dies
Second Patient Under ECMO Support At Cuttack SCB Hospital Dies

The patient, a woman from Bolangir, was admitted to the hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and undergoing ECMO treatment since then. However, she breathed her last late last night.

Puja Guidelines: BJP To Observe 12-Hour Cuttack Bandh Tomorrow, Essential Services Exempted
Puja Guidelines: BJP To Observe 12-Hour Cuttack Bandh Tomorrow, Essential Services Exempted

Senior BJP leader Samir Dey on Sunday said that the party will observe the bandh from 6 am to 6 pm in Cuttack. The Bandh has been called to protect the interest of the people and senior members of puja committee and civil society, he said.

ECMO Machine At SCB Hospital
First Patient To Get ECMO Support At Cuttack SCB Hospital Dies

The first patient who received post-COVID ECMO treatment at the SCB Hospital in Cuttack died on Saturday night

Puja Guidelines: Cuttack Shanti Committee To Seek CM Naveen’s Intervention For Relaxations
Puja Guidelines: Cuttack Shanti Committee To Seek CM Naveen’s Intervention For Relaxations

Cuttack Shanti (peace) committee on Saturday decided to approach Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as a last resort in seeking relaxations on height of idol of goddess Durga.

NLUO Recruitment 2021: Research Coordinator vacancy Announced, Apply By Sept 20
NLUO Recruitment 2021: Research Coordinator vacancy Announced, Apply By Sept 20

The Research Coordinator will be recruited for the project, the study on ‘Social Protection of Women Migrant Workers’ in the State of Odisha.

Gang Forging Property Documents For Loans Busted In Cuttack
Gang Forging Property Documents For Loans Busted In Cuttack

Further investigation into the case is underway to trace the other members of the gang. Besides, the police probe is on to ascertain other such scams carried out by the gang.

Commissionerate Police
Commissionerate Police Takes Over Probe Of Suicide Outside Odisha Assembly

Commissionerate Police on Saturday launched a probe into the death of Dusmanta Das who had attempted suicide by slitting his wrist and consuming poison in front of the Odisha Assembly on Wednesday over alleged negligence and denial of treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital

Jagatsinghpur Trader Shot At Near Cuttack, Admitted To SCB Hospital With Critical Wounds
Jagatsinghpur Trader Shot At Near Cuttack, Admitted To SCB Hospital With Critical Wounds

The trader identified as Khirod Behera was on his way to Cuttack Malgdown when two miscreants intercepted the vehicle in which he was travelling with his driver. The armed miscreants then opened fire at Behera before fleeing with around Rs 1 lakh cash which the latter was carrying to buy grocery and other food items from Malgodown.

Opposition Slams Odisha Govt
Opposition Slams Odisha Govt Over Death Of Youth In Suicide Bid Outside Assembly

Opposition BJP and Congress slammed the Odisha government over the tragic death of a youth who had attempted suicide by slitting his wrist and consuming poison in front of the Odisha Assembly over alleged neglect in treatment at the SCB

Politics Over Covid Restrictions During Festive Season Hots Up In Odisha
Politics Over Covid Restrictions During Festive Season Hots Up In Odisha

Not only Cuttack, Durga puja organisors in Bhubaneswar too are gearing up to observe a similar bandh in the Smart City. Today, a delegation met the Twin City Police Commissioner and demanded to reconsider such directives which tend to dampen the festive atmosphere.

BJP Calls For Cuttack Bandh On Sept 13 Over Festive Restrictions
BJP Calls For Cuttack Bandh On Sept 13 Over Festive Restrictions 

The Cuttack city unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its decision to observe bandh in the city on September 13 to protest the several restrictions imposed by the State government during Durga Puja.

Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord
Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord: Family Court Rejects Varsha’s Plea To Quash Divorce Petition

The plea made by actress Varsha Priyadarshini to quash husband Anubhav Mohanty's divorce petition was rejected by a family court on Tuesday

Ganesh Puja
No Public Darshan Allowed During Ganesh Puja In Cuttack: CMC Issues Guidelines

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Tuesday issued guidelines to observe Ganesh Puja in the Silver City

Stolen Vehicles Used For Crimes In Twin City: Twin City Police Commissioner
Stolen Vehicles Used For Crimes In Twin City: Twin City Police Commissioner

Twin City Police Commmissioner, Saumendra Priyadarshi, said today that a special drive is currently underway to nab the miscreants involved in lifting motorcycles- of various models- and other vehicles in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.

ECMO Unit Hits The Ground Running At Cuttack SCB
ECMO Unit Hits The Ground Running At Cuttack SCB

As expected, the newly set up Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) unit at the Cuttack SCB Medical College has swung into action with full speed. As many as two patients have been admitted to the special life-support ward of the hospital in the last two days.

2 Get 5 Years Rigorous Imprisonment For Conning Army Personnel Of Rs 29 Crore
2 Get 5 Years Rigorous Imprisonment For Conning Army Personnel Of Rs 29 Crore

Two persons were awarded rigorous imprisonment for five years in connection with fraud to the tune of Rs 29 crore on false promise of land.

Covid Claims 2 Kids In Odisha
Two Children Succumb To Covid-19 In Odisha

The State Health Department of Odisha on Friday informed about the death of as many as two children due to Covid infection.

Free ECMO Treatment In Odisha; CM Naveen Inaugurates Facility At SCB
Free ECMO Treatment In Odisha; CM Naveen Inaugurates Facility At SCB

Nine ECMO machines have been installed at SCB and it is the largest unit in eastern India. Critically ill patients no longer need to depend on other states to seek such advance treatment. The State government will bear the cost of the entire treatment.

Missing Cuttack Woman Returns Home After 11 Years
Missing Cuttack Woman Found In Secunderabad, Reunited With Family After 11 Yrs

Happiness came back to Cuttack resident Sangram Sahoo’s family after he finally saw his mother 11 long years after she went missing under mysterious circumstances.

MP Anubhav Mohanty
Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord: HC Rejects BJD MP’s Plea to Fast Track Divorce Petition

The Orissa High Court on Thursday refused to entertain BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty's plea to fast track his divorce petition against wife Varsha Priyadarshini

Odisha Police Execute 4945 Non-Bailable Warrants In 9-Day Special Drive
Odisha Police Execute 4945 Non-Bailable Warrants In 9-Day Special Drive

As per Odisha Police officials, 645 wanted accused against who warrants had been issued were arrested in Balasore district, 547 wanted in Khordha district and 278 each have been rounded up in Kandhamal and Cuttack districts.

Heavy Rain In Odisha Till Aug 29; IMD Alert For Thunderstorm, Lightning In Next 24 Hrs
Heavy Rain In Odisha Till Aug 29; IMD Alert For Thunderstorm, Lightning In Next 24 Hrs

The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati,Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kandhamal and Rayagada.

No Bed At Cuttack SCB, Kharasrota Banchaon Andolan Activist Found Abandoned Under Tree
No Bed At Cuttack SCB, Kharasrota Banchaon Andolan Activist Found Abandoned Under Tree

On August 10, Nayak had proceeded on a hunger strike opposing the diversion of water from Kharasrota River to neighbouring Bhadrak.