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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.

Anjana Mishra Gang Rape Case: Can CBI Unravel The Conspiracy Theory?
Anjana Mishra Appeals Orissa High Court To Direct CBI To Speed Up Investigation

Cuttack: Gang-rape survivor Anjana Mishra has requested the Orissa High Court (HC) to direct the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to divulge information regarding the involvement of more persons in…

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Shops To Remain Shut In Cuttack City After 2 PM From May 3

Cuttack: In a bid to break the chain of covid-19 infection, the traders’ body in the city has decided to shut their shutters down after 2 pm daily staring Monday.…

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Wanted Criminal Injured In Police Encounter In Cuttack

Cuttack: A hardened criminal sustained critical bullet injuries during a fierce gun encounter with police here near Barang area last night. The hardcore criminal identified as Seikh Babu who sustained…

Covid Resurgence: Possibilities Of Community-Level Transmission In Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Cautions Odisha Health Director
'Community Transmission Behind Covid Spike In Twin City'

Bhubaneswar: With the daily Covid-19 infections going through the roof in twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, State Director of Health Services Bijay Mohapatra on Wednesday said community transmission is…

Weekend Shutdown In Odisha: 68 Checkpoints In Cuttack, Bhubaneswar; Mo Bus Service Suspended

Bhubaneswar: A thick blanket of security will be in place during the observance of the 48-hour weekend shutdown in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar starting from tomorrow, said…

After Bhubaneswar, Temples In Cuttack Shut Doors For Devotees

Cuttack: In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Tuesday imposed restrictions on the entry of devotees in all religious institutions under its jurisdiction. As…

Gangster Hyder's Escape: Constable, Jail Warder Held for Criminal Negligence

Cuttack: Expediting investigation into the escape of dreaded gangster Sheikh Hyder from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Mangalabag police on Tuesday arrested two more persons including a constable,…

Clues From Three Women Helped Odisha Police Track Down Fleeing Gangster Hyder
Clues From Three Women Helped Odisha Police Track Down Fleeing Gangster Hyder

Cuttack: The tracking of calls emanating from the phones of three women helped the Odisha police track down the location of dreaded gangster SK Hyder who allegedly deceived a jail…

Gangster Hyder
Gangster Hyder Tests Positive For Covid-19, Remand Put On Hold

Cuttack: Gangster Sheikh Haider, who had escaped from SCB Medical College and Hospital last week and was recaptured on Thursday, has tested positive for Covid-19. After Hyder’s RT-PCR test report…

Night Curfew Across Odisha Including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar From Tomorrow; Weekend Shutdown In 10 Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday decided to clamp stricter restrictions in the form of night curfew across the State and weekend shutdowns in 10 districts bordering Chhattishgarh to contain…

CMC Seals Two Diagnostic Centres In Cuttack For Flouting COVID Norms

Cuttack: Enforcing the Covid-19 appropriate behavior, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Thursday sealed two diagnostic centres at Ranihat for alleged violation of norms. As per reports, the enforcement squad…

Odisha Opens Silver City Boat Club For Public
Odisha Opens Silver City Boat Club For Public

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to boost the tourism potential of Odisha’s biggest river Mahanadi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday inaugurated the Silver City Boat Club at Cuttack through virtual mode.…

OTV Impact: 6 Cops On Gangster Hyder's Guard Duty Pack Up From Cuttack Hotel

Cuttack: All the six suspended police personnel, deployed to guard notorious gangster  Sheikh Hyder at the SCB Medical College and Hospital, hurriedly checked out of the hotel, where they were…

Has Dreaded Odisha Gangster Sheikh Hyder Escaped To Bangladesh?

Cuttack: Reel life often shows police in cahoots with criminals to facilitate escape from prisons and out of border to seek relief from justice. However, the dramatic escape of notorious…

Sallu Surrenders
Odisha: Escapado Gangster Hyder's Close Aide Sallu Surrenders

Cuttack: Sallu alias Yakub Khan, a close aide of notorious gangster Sheikh  Hyder who staged a dramatic escape from his guarded ward in a leading hospital in the city on…

Illegal Firearms Racket Busted In Cuttack; 2 Criminals Arrested, 6 Pistols Seized

Cuttack: Tightening noose around the organised crime, the Commissionerate Police on Sunday arrested two persons who were allegedly part of an illegal firearms racket in Cuttack. Six firearms (Four pistols…

New Gadgets
ODRAF Gets Gadgetry Boost For Search And Rescue Ops

Cuttack: From underground life detectors to victim locators, the ace disaster rescue organisation of the State, Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) has reinforced itself with induction of various sophisticated…

Coaching Centre Sealed
Odisha: Coaching Centre In Cuttack Sealed For Violating Covid-19 Norms

Cuttack: The enforcement squad of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) sealed a coaching centre in the city for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines, on Thursday morning. According to reports, the squad…

Bike Borne Armed Miscreants Attack, Loot Morning Walker Couple In Cuttack
Odisha: Bike-Borne Armed Miscreants Attack, Loot Morning Walker Couple In Cuttack

Cuttack: Three armed miscreants on a black Pulsar motorcycle attacked a couple and looted gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from them near a football field at Sector-10 in CDA…

Covid Resurgence: CMC Caps Guests Gatherings For Marriage, Funerals

Cuttack: In view a sudden surge in the number of Covid-19 positive cases, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has issued revised cap on social gatherings by restricting number of guests at marriage ceremonies to 100. Similarly, maximum 50 people will be allowed to attend funeral and death ritual related functions in CMC jurisdiction. However, strict […]

Odisha: Woman Murdered By Brother-In-Law In Cuttack

Cuttack: A woman was allegedly killed by her brother-in-law at Uparsahi in Sikharpur area of Cuttack early on Friday morning. The brother of the deceased woman claimed that the murder is the fallout of a property dispute. The Chauliaganj Police which rushed to the spot after receiving the information has detained the man for interrogation. […]

Police Foundation Day
Police Role Commendable In Every Field: Says Odisha DGP On Police Foundation Day

Cuttack: Odisha police has made remarkable feats in curbing crime and Maoist activities in the State, said Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay. Addressing a function on the occasion of 86th police foundation day, he said efforts of Odisha police in tackling Maoist violence are admirable. Odisha police has worked tremendously in the rescue of […]

Major Illegal Firearm Smuggling Racket Busted In Cuttack, Two  Kingpins Among 7 Held
Odisha: Major Illegal Firearm Smuggling Racket Busted In Cuttack, Two Kingpins Among 7 Held

Cuttack: A major illegal firearm smuggling racket which operated out of the Millennium City was busted by the Commissionerate Police at Gurukhetra field near Kaliaboda mutt of Cuttack city on Tuesday. Seven persons, including the two kingpins of the racket who are notorious criminals, have been rounded up. Twin City Police Commissioner Soumendra Priyadarshi on […]

BOSE students
Cuttack Bose Students Demand On-Line Exams After Covid Detection In Campus

Cuttack: In view of a steady rise in the number of Covid-19 cases especially at educational institutes, students of Bhubanananda Orissa School of Engineering (BOSE) have demanded postponement of their examinations scheduled for tomorrow. Their demand comes after three students of the reputed government engineering school tested positive for the virus. Apprehending further spread, they […]

Banki Police Station
Odisha: Man Lures Minor Girl With Sweets, Attempts Rape In Cuttack

Cuttack: A 55-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a minor girl in Banki area of Cuttack on the occasion of Holi on Monday. As per reports, accused Suryamani Majhi, who works in a college allegedly lured the seven-year-old girl with sweets and took her to his house where he tried to rape […]