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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.

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. 

road blockade
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…

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…

Ananya Das
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.…

criminal encountered
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…