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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.

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 […]

CBI Raid
Anjana Mishra Gang-Rape Case: CBI Raids Prime Accused Biban 's Residence

Cuttack: In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday night raided the house of the prime accused in the sensational Anjana Mishra gang-rape case — Bibekananda Biswal alias Biban. According to reports, a three-member team of CBI sleuths raided the house of Biswal at Naranapur village under Baranga block in the […]

Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack
Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out at the regional office of Odisha Gramya Bank located at Mahanadi Vihar under Chauliaganj police limits in Cuttack in the wee hours of Friday. Though the extent of the damage was yet to be estimated, properties, including computers, furniture, electrical fitting and important documents worth lakhs of rupees were gutted. […]

Debasish-Panda
JEE Main Results: Know How Odisha Topper Debasish Panda Converted Hardship Into Opportunity

Cuttack: The results for the National Testing Agency Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 March session were announced last night. A total of 13 candidates have scored a perfect 100 score in the crucial entrance exams. Bringing laurels for the State, Debasish Panda of Srivihar colony in Cuttack town has topped the exam in Odisha […]

Suchismita momo girl
From Bollywood Dreams To Selling Momos In Cuttack Streets, How Pandemic Turned Tables For Suchismita

Cuttack: The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the life and livelihood of every individual irrespective of his/her personal, professional, economic or social background. Those in the glamour and showbiz world are not immune to the pandemic turmoil. Suchismita Routray, a young woman from Cuttack’s Jhanjirmangala who worked as an assistant camera person in Bollywood for five […]

Ravenshaw Varsity Puts UG, PG Exams On Hold After Two Test Covid-19 Positive

Cuttack: The Ravenshaw University authorities have postponed the examinations for Under Graduate (UG) and Post-graduate (PG) students scheduled for today. The decision to put the test on hold was taken following detection of two Covid-19 positive cases in the varsity, Examination Controller Trilochan Mishra said. The exams would be rescheduled after the covid situation improves, […]

SCB Medical College
Odisha: Cuttack SCB Sets Up Special Ward To Cope With Covid Surge

Cuttack: With the number of fresh Covid-19 infections steadily rising in the State, the SCB Medical College and Hospital in the Millenium City is in a state of preparedness. The infrastructure created by the government-run medical college is in place and the hospital is gearing up to add more facilities and manpower in case of […]

Gandhiji
Padyatra In Cuttack To Commemorate 100th Anniversary Of Gandhiji's Visit

Cuttack: Hundreds of people and leaders cutting across party lines on Tuesday took out a padyatra in the city to commemorate 100 years of Mahatma Gandhiji’s visit to the Millennium City. The padyatra which began from Cuttack Railway Station culminated at Bellview Square via Manglabag, Nuapatna, Buxi Bazar, High Court square. The rally which covered […]

OSJA Award
Odisha: Para-Shuttler Pramod, Chess GM Swayams Conferred OSJA Awards

Cuttack: Para-badminton World Champion Pramod Bhagat, chess Grand Master Swayams Mishra and eminent athletics coaches Panchanan Gantayat and Arun Kumar Das were conferred with the Annual Awards of Odisha Sports Journalists’ Association (OSJA) in a function held at Barabati Stadium on Sunday. The awards, carrying cheques of Rs 25,000 each and citations were conferred for […]

Covid 19
Covid-19 In Cuttack Educational Institute: Swab Samples Collected For Genome Sequencing, Says CMC

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has geared up to identify whether any new Covid strain exists among the staff of a private educational institute, who tested positive for the Coronavirus on Saturday. Apprehending new strain among the staff infected with the virus, the CMC engaged experts from the Microbiology department of SCB Medical College […]

Cuttack Covid Cases
Odisha: 17 More Test Covid Positive In Cuttack Educational Institution

Cuttack: As many as 17 persons of an educational institution in Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) area have tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. According to CMC sources, contact tracing of the infected students will be carried out today as per the protocols issued by the Health department. They will undergo rapid antigen tests. A few […]

Covid-19 Cases
Odisha: 13 More Test Covid Positive In Cuttack Private College

Cuttack: As many as 13 more persons of a private college in Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) area have tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, 12 students of the same college had tested positive. Following the incident, contact tracing of the infected students was carried out as per the protocols issued by the […]

Orissa High Court
Akash Pathak Gets Bail In One Fraud Case, Plea Rejected In Another

Cuttack: An Odisha court on Thursday granted bail to suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak’s son Akash in connection with a fraud case registered at Golanthara police station in Ganjam district. As per reports, the interim judgment was handed over by the ADJ-2 in exchange of a security bond of Rs 50,000 and two guarantors. […]

Mahanga Double Murder
Mahanga Double Murder: BJP To Gherao Odisha Assembly On 20 March, Padyatra Flagged Off

Cuttack: Intensifying protests for justice in the Mahanga double murder case where two of BJP leaders, including Kulamani Baral were murdered in cold blood, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday launched a Padyatra from Mahanga to Gherao State Assembly on March 20, 2021. As per reports, BJP members led by party’s Cuttack district President, […]

SCB Hospital Covid Mismanagement
Fire Breaks Out In SCB Medical College and Hospital Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out at the Regional CT Scan in SCB Medical College and Hospital in the district on Sunday. The fire reportedly broke out due to short circuit, however, fire tenders of the SCB doused the flames. Meanwhile, no major damage has been reported in the hospital. This was not the first time […]

Cuttack SCB Expansion Project: Second Phase Eviction Resumes, 3 Shrines Razed
Cuttack SCB Expansion Project: Second Phase Eviction Resumes, 3 Shrines Razed

Cuttack: Three temples were razed during the eviction drive for the beautification and expansion of the SCB Medical College and Hospital in the millennium city which is jointly carried out by the district administration and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), on Friday. All roadside shops along the Pilgrim Road on the west of the Ravenshaw University […]

Forest fire
Similipal Wildfire: PIL In HC Seeking Immediate Measures To Douse Fire

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, a social outfit on Tuesday filed a PIL in the Orissa High Court seeking appropriate measures to contain and douse the wildfire in Similipal biosphere reserve and other forests across the State even as the Odisha government claimed to have contained the blaze in the national park. The PIL comes […]

Rina-Bhuyan
On International Women's Day, Meet A Divyang Woman Who Breaks Barriers To Become Role Model

Cuttack: As March 8, 2021 dawned and women across the globe got ready with their mobile phones to send Women’s Day greetings to each other, Rina Bhuyan, comes out of her home with her bicycle and newspapers to distribute them among the readers. Infected by Polio from birth, Rina’s limbs are twisted and she cannot […]

Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord: Actress Files Fresh Complaint Against In-Laws
Anubhav-Varsha Divorce Case: SC Orders Transfer Of Petition From Delhi To Cuttack

New Delhi/Cuttack: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the transfer of a petition filed by actor-turned BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty at the Patiala House Court In New Delhi seeking a divorce from his actress wife Varsha Priyadarshini to the family court in Cuttack. Anubhav had filed the divorce petition at the Patiala House Court on […]

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In Pics: Dense Fog Engulfs Twin City, Vehicular Traffic Affected

Bhubaneswar: A dense fog engulfed the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on Wednesday morning reducing the visibility in both the cities. Traffic and vehicular movement were severely affected on the roads and national highways in the twin city as visibility reduced below 30-40 metre. The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday had predicted […]

Mobile-Tower
Watch: 4-Year-Old Climbs Atop Mobile Tower In Odisha, Rescued

Cuttack: Averting a major mishap, the fire fighters of Adaspur rescued a four-year-old boy from a mobile tower after a grueling operation that lasted for nearly an hour on Monday. As per reports, a cellular tower located at Patasundarpur village under Cuttack’s Kantapada block turned to be the centre of attention for hundreds of locals […]

high-court
Anjana Mishra Gangrape Case: Orissa High Court Closes Survivor’s Petition

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday closed a petition filed by gang-rape survivor Anjana Mishra alleging lapses and conspiracy in the investigation carried out by the investigating agency. The court’s decision followed two sets of affidavits filed by the Odisha Government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the case, stating […]

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