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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.

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.

Doorstep Covid Vaccination & Testing For Divyangs, Elderly In Cuttack From Today

With Odisha Government extending statewide lockdown till June 1 amid a steady surge in cases of Covid-19, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation has announced to rollout Covid vaccination an testing on wheels for the welfare of residents of the Silver City

CMC Launches Doorstep Vaccination And Testing Drive For Elderly, Differently-Abled

In a welcome move, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has started doorstep vaccination and testing service for Divyang and elderly persons of and above 70 years-old.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.

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Odisha Lockdown Extension: Govt Offices To Run With 10% Staff, 33% Strength At Pvt Firms

Extending the ongoing lockdown till June 1, 2021, the Odisha government on Tuesday made stricter arrangements both for the public sector and private sector organisations.

Perils Of Pandemic: Well-Known Choreographer Turns Chicken Vendor For A Living

It is said that one can’t be a victim of circumstances or fate. But the adage proved wrong in case Jitu Rout, a young and well-known Choreographer of Odia cine and music album industry,

Bijay Mohapatra
Covid-19 Spread: Special Focus On Rural Belts Now, Says Top Odisha Health Official

As the chain of covid transmission is fast spreading to rural areas, the government has shifted  attention to the villages in a bid to arrest the rising trend of infection.

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.

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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.