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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 Pick Up Missing Pihu's Mother  On Way To Bhubaneswar At Cuttack
Police Pick Up Missing Pihu's Mother On Way To Bhubaneswar At Cuttack

Cuttack/Jajpur: The mother of Pihu, a two-year-old girl from Madhusudanpur village under the Binjharpur police limits of Jajpur who has been missing since the past six months, was picked up by the police in Cuttack while she was on her way to Bhubaneswar. As per reports, Pihu’s mother Monalisa Nayak was on her way to […]

Covid Resurgence Scare: Sec-144 Clamped At Nemala Ahead Of Mahapurusha Achyutananda’s Birth Anniversary

Cuttack: The district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under section-144 of CrPC at Padma Vana Peetha in Nemala- the birth place of Mahapurusha Achyutananda- in the district. The district administration took the decision to avoid devotees’ congregation tomorrow on the occasion of birth anniversary of the 16th century saint. Apprehending resurgence of Covid-19, the administration […]

Anjana Mishra
Anjana Mishra Gang-rape: ‘Biban Biswal Should Be Hanged To Death’

Cuttack: Gang-rape survivor Anjana Mishra has demanded capital punishment for the prime accused, Biban Biswal, who was nabbed from Maharashtra by the Commissionerate Police on Monday, twenty-two years after the horrific crime triggered a political storm in the State. In her first reaction to the arrest, the survivor exclusively told OTV, “I feel he (Biban) […]

Athgarh Hotel
Odisha STF Seizes Brown Sugar From Cuttack Hotel, Two Arrested

Cuttack: A team of Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch arrested a hotel owner and its employee in Ankula near Athgarh on old Cuttack-Sambalpur road after seizing 164 grams of brown sugar from their possession. The approximate market value of the contraband recovered is estimated to be over Rs 7 Lakh. STF seized 164 […]

Woman Found Dead On Farmland In Cuttack; Family Alleges Murder After Gang-Rape
Woman Found Dead On Farmland In Cuttack; Family Alleges Murder After Gang-Rape

Cuttack: The body of a 44-year-old woman was recovered from a farmland near her house in Bheda gram panchayat under Mahanga block of the district Thursday morning. The woman identified as Annapurna Mahapatra, was a widow and living with her parents. Family members of Annapurna are alleging that she was murdered after being kidnapped and […]

Orissa High Court
Orissa HC Nod For Cuttack Netaji Bus Terminus, Dismisses 2 PILs Against It

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday dismissed two PILs challenging the selection of site for the Netaji Bus Terminus in Cuttack, effectively clearing the path for the State government to go ahead with the proposed project. Rejecting to entertain the PILs, the HC ruled that the decision pertaining to the selection of site for […]

Youth arrested
Odisha: Youth Arrested For Posting Obscene Video Of Ex-Girl Friend On Social Media

Banki: A youth has been arrested by police at Banki area in Cuttack district for allegedly posting an obscene video of his former girl friend on social media. According to reports, the girl lodged a police complaint after the dirty video went viral on social media. Based on her complaint, police registered a case and […]

Saheed Manoj Behera
Pulwama Terror Attack: 2 Years On, Govt Promises For Odisha Martyr's Village Remain Unfulfilled

Cuttack: Even as the country observed the second anniversary of Pulwama terror attack remembering the valour of 40 jawans who laid down their lives for the nation on this day two years ago, the native village of Manoj Behera who was one among the martyrs is still crying for administrative attention. The government had made […]

Dense fog engulfs several areas of Bhubaneswar
Dense Fog Engulfs Several Parts Of Odisha (SEE PICTURES )

Bhubaneswar: Dense fog engulfed several parts of Odisha including twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on Friday adversely affecting traffic movement in these regions. Foggy weather also hit normal life in several places of Ganjam, Puri, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, informed the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar. Earlier on Thursday, the Met Centre had issued shallow […]

Kotia Row: Bharatiya Bikash Parishad Files PIL In Orissa HC

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, a social organisation on Wednesday filed a PIL in the Orissa High Court seeking direction to the State government to take appropriate measures to safeguard its border with Andhra Pradesh and stop the panchayat elections being conducted by the neighbouring State in the disputed region of Kotia in Koraput district. […]

Fire mishap in Odisha hospital
Fire Mishap: Cuttack Sun Hospital Shut Temporarily

Cuttack: The district administration on Wednesday has directed to shut down the Sun Hospital at Tulsipur here temporarily in connection with the fire mishap that took place on February 1. Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani asked the concerned officials to shut the multi-specialty health care centre after hospital authorities failed to advance satisfactory explanations on a […]

Watch: Running Car Catches Fire, Close Shave For Family

Cuttack: Five members of a family, including two children, had a close shave after the car in which they were travelling caught fire near Madhupur village in the district on Monday. The incident occurred in the morning hours when Dillip Biswal, a resident of Purushottampur village in Badachana block of Jajpur district was returning with […]

In A First, Odisha Forest Officer Bags UN's Asia Environmental Enforcement Award
In A First, Odisha Forest Officer Bags UN's Asia Environmental Enforcement Award

Bhubaneswar: Bringing laurels for Odisha,  Sasmita Lenka, a female forest officer from Odisha, has been awarded with United Nation’s Asia Environmental Enforcement Award for her remarkable work in busting pangolin smuggling rackets in the State. Lenka, the Divisional Forest Officer of Athagarh, received the award under the ‘Gender Leadership and Impact’ category. The lady forest […]

COVID-19 Vaccination
Odisha: Get Vaccine Shot Else Face Pay Stop, Warns Collector

Cuttack: Acting tough on registered health and Anganwadi workers skipping Covid-19 vaccination, the district administration has warned to withhold their salary and other remunerations if they didn’t take the jab by February 10. In a letter to the concerned authorities at the SCB  Medical College and Hospital, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Superintendent of Sishu […]

Odisha: Company Dupes People Of Crores In Name Of Mobile, TV Recharge

Cuttack: A private company allegedly defrauded people to tune of crores of rupees on the pretext of making Mobile phone and DTH TV recharge in the city. The company identified as ‘Sangvi Enterprises’ had opened its office at 42-Mouza in 2020 in the district and engaged agents to collect money from the customers with lucrative […]

OPID Court
Chit Fund Scam: Special OPID Court Awards 7 Yrs RI To 7 Accused

Cuttack: A special Odisha Protection of Interests of Depositors (OPID) court in Cuttack on Thursday awarded rigorous imprisonment of seven years and fine of Rs 5 Lakh each to seven people for defrauding depositors to the tune of Rs 8 crore by floating a ponzi firm. The court’s ruling came against two cases of fraudulence […]

orissa high court
Odisha:  HC Quashes Lokayukta Order For Vigilance Probe Against MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Cuttack: In a significant development, the Orissa High Court on Wednesday quashed a Lokayukta order for Vigilance inquiry into the corruption allegations levelled against Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi who had been arrested last year by the Crime Branch in connection with a cheating case involving Akash Pathak, son of tainted IFS officer Abhay Pathak. Hearing […]

Cuttack Sun Hospital Blaze Caused By Short Circuit: Fire Dept

Cuttack: The fire that broke out at Sun Hospital in the Silver City of Cuttack yesterday was caused by electrical short circuit, revealed the preliminary inquiry report of the fire services department. The fire services department conducted a preliminary investigation into the mishap to find out the exact reason behind the blaze that destroyed an […]

orissa high court
HC Blow To Cuttack Bus Terminal Project, 'Maintain Status Quo Of Khan Nagar Kali Temple'

Cuttack: In a major blow to the Odisha government’s ambitious inter-state bus terminal project in the city, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday directed the administration to maintain status quo of the Goddess Kali Temple situated at the site in Khan Nagar. While hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a group of local […]

Cuttack Sun Hospital Operating Without Fire License: OFDRA Director

Cuttack: Sun Hospital, a multi-speciality private health centre in Cuttack where a major fire broke out today was functioning without fire license or fire safety certificate, informed a senior official. “We have not granted any fire license to the hospital. The hospital authorities had been directed to adopt adequate fire safety measures. We also conduct […]

Fire mishap in Odisha hospital
Odisha: Major Fire Breaks Out At Sun Hospital In Cuttack, Rescue Ops On

Cuttack: A major fire broke out in Sun Hospital, a multi-speciality private hospital at Tulasipur in the city today, triggering panic among patients, attendants and staff. Though the reason behind the blaze has not been immediately ascertained, short-circuit is suspected to be the cause of the mishap. As many as five fire tenders have been […]

Mahanga Sees Black Cloth Protest, BJP Demands Action Against Odisha Law Minister

Cuttack: State Law Minister and the BJD MLA from Mahanga, Pratap Jena faced strong opposition on Saturday during his visit to the area as hundreds of workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a sit-in outside Mahanga police station by covering their mouth with black cloth as a mark of protest. The protestors led […]

Orissa High Court Invites Applications For 202 ASO Posts
All Courts In Odisha To Operate Normally From Feb 15

Bhubaneswar: All courts in the State including Orissa High Court will operate normally from February 15, said a notification issued by the HC on Friday. “The hearing in the High Court in physical mode shall resume on 15.02.2021 in terms of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) both for the High Court & Sub-ordinate Courts/Tribunals which […]

Odisha: Cracks Appear In BJD Over Cuttack Bus Terminal

Cuttack: The war within the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the construction of the mega bus terminus in Cuttack seems to have intensified. BJD general secretary and former MLA from Barabati constituency Debasish Samantaray on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on fellow senior party leader and sitting Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab for the latter’s public […]

Bird flu scare
Odisha: Death Of Migratory Birds Triggers Bird Flu Scare In Banki

Cuttack: In the backdrop of several states in the country reporting the spread of bird flu of late, panic gripped a village in Banki area after locals found several migratory birds lying dead on Wednesday morning. The residents of Banki Gada village spotted the carcass of around half a dozen of Ruddy Shelducks lying on […]