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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.

Odisha Covid-19 cases
Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.

Covid Positive Prisoner From Jharpada Jail Dies
COVID-19 Infection In Jails: Nodal Officers To Be Appointed For All Prisons In Odisha

The medical officer of Circle Jail, Cuttack at Choudwar was appointed as Nodal Officer to guide other jail superintendents and medical officers of all jails in the meeting for preventive treatment as well as treatment of COVID-19 infected inmates.

Frequent Power Cuts At SCB Covid Ward Put Patients At Risk

While many Covid-19 infected persons including some serious patients are undergoing treatment at the special Covid ward of SCB Medical College and Hospital, frequent and unscheduled power cuts left many of them on edge on Sunday evening.

Covid Cases
Covid-19: Odisha’s Active Cases Remain Above 1 Lakh As State Logs 11,732 New Infections With 19 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate. 

Farmer Replaces God At This Cuttack Temple
Farmer's Idol Replaces God In This Cuttack Temple!

There is a ‘Krushak’ temple at Manijori village in Mahanga in Cuttack where an idol of a farmer is being worshiped for over a decade now. 

COVID Hospital
Odisha Govt Constitutes 4 Teams To Inspect ICUs At Covid Hospitals In Twin City

With Odisha slowly running out of its critical healthcare resources for the treatment of patients as Covid cases continue to rise, the State Government on Saturday constituted 4 special teams for thorough verification of ICU wards in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, two of the highest Covid hit regions

Dharmendra Pradhan
Dharmendra seeks Harsh Vardhan’s intervention for 19 more oxygen plants in Odisha

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday urged his Cabinet colleague and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to help setting up of 19 more Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) medical oxygen plants in 15 districts of Odisha urgently.

covid 19
Odisha’s Covid Tally Crosses 6 Lakh Grim Milestone With 11k Plus Fresh Cases, 21 Deaths

Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.

Odisha Student Congress To Distribute Free Vitamin Tablets To Covid Patients In Twin City
Odisha Student Congress To Distribute Free Vitamin Tablets To Covid Patients In Twin City

The service has been launched for those who are under home quarantine in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, State Chhatra Congress president Yasir Nawaz said.

Gap Between Two Dosage Of Covishield: Odisha Issues Guidelines

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had on Thursday widened the gap between two doses of Serum Institute of India’s Covidshield vaccine from 42 days (6 weeks) to 84 days (12weeks).

Weekend Shutdown In Odisha
No Morning, Evening Walks, Cycling During Lockdown: Police Commissioner

Around Rs 2.8 crore fine has been collected from Covid guideline violators, 71 cases have been registered, 269 arrested and 8300 vehicles seized.

Evicted slum dwellers vandalise police van in Cuttack
67 Slum Dwellers Arrested For Attack On CMC Staff, Police In Cuttack

As many as 67 slum dwellers, including 15 women were arrested today on charges of attacking Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) staff and police personnel at Nuapada Balisahi under Madhupatna Police limits on May 11.

Covid Cases
Covid 19: Odisha Adds 10,649 New Cases, 19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.

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Humanity In Full Bloom: Young Entrepreneur Lends Oxygen Cylinders For Free To Needy Covid Patients

At a time when seriously infected Covid-19 patients are grappling with acute oxygen shortage at various hospitals, some individuals and social organisations have come forward with a determination to save precious human lives with free oxygen services during a time of crisis.

Covid cases
Covid-19: After dip in daily spike, Odisha sees surge in new cases with 10982 fresh infections, 17 deaths 

After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases,  Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours,  causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.

Covid-19 Induced Lockdown Leaves Odisha Retailers High And Dry
Covid-19 Induced Lockdown Leaves Odisha Retailers High And Dry

The traders have said doing business in this short span of trading hour is not possible as it becoming difficult for them to procure essentials from wholesale market and cater it in the local markets.

Orissa High Court
Senior Advocate Designation: Orissa HC Annuls Own Ruling

A division bench of Justice CR Dash and Justice Pramath Patnaik termed the sub-rule (9) of Rule-6 of High Court of Orissa (Designation of Senior Advocates) Rules, 2019 as ultra vires.

Nor’wester Damages Tent Houses Of Slum Oustees In Cuttack
Nor’wester Damages Tent Houses Of Displaced Settlers In Cuttack, Several Hospitalised

Tension escalated at the spot after some children got trapped in the tents, sources said adding that of the injured, two have been admitted to hospital.

oxygen plant
DRDO To Set Up Seven Medical Oxygen Plants In Odisha 

In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.

Thunderstorm, Rain Pummel Twin Cities, Several Other Parts Of Odisha

Heavy rain accompanied by strong gusty winds lashed the Twin Cities of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar and several other areas in the State. 

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Youth ‘Abducted’ By Sarpanch’s Kin, Villagers Block Road In Cuttack

Tension prevailed at Mahakalabasta village as locals stageed a road blockade on Old Cuttack-Sambalpur road near the village on Tuesday, protesting alleged abduction of a youth of their village.

Corona cases
Odisha Witnesses Fall In Daily Covid Count, Records 9,793 New Cases With 18 Deaths

The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.

Covid-19 Vaccination Resumes in Cuttack, Halts In Balasore

After two day-halt for weekend shutdown, the vaccination drive against Covid-19 has resumed across the State barring few places due to unavailability of vaccines.

Covid Resurgence: CMC Plans To Add More Beds To SCB, Rope In Pvt Hospitals
CMC To Add More Beds To SCB Medical, Rope In Pvt Hospitals For COVID Management

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is planning to add 100 more beds to SCB for treatment of infected persons.

illicit affair
Woman Roughs Up Husband In Public After Catching Him With His Girlfriend

Cuttack: High drama unfolded at Nischintakoili market in the district when a woman thrashed her husband in full public glare after he was caught red-handed with another woman in a…