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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.

Diwali 2020: Police Gives Nod For Firecrackers Shops In Cuttack

Cuttack: Licences will be issued by the Commissionerate Police for setting up temporary firecracker shops for the upcoming Diwali, the festival of lights, in Cuttack. Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh told reporters on Monday that the Commissionerate Police will soon identify places where the temporary shops selling firecrackers would come up in different parts of the […]

Coronavirus Sero Survey To Begin In Cuttack From Tomorrow

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation will conduct a four-day long serological survey to detect the prevalence of antibodies against Covid-19 among the citizens of the city starting tomorrow (Monday). According to a health official of the CMC, the serological survey will start in the city from November 2 and continue till November 5. The assessment […]

COVID19: Cuttack City Reports Lowest Single Day Spike Since Last 2 Months

Cuttack: In what could be a positive sign in the ongoing battle against COVID-19, the millennium city of Cuttack on Friday reported 37 new positive cases, lowest daily count in the last two months, sources said. The latest data released by the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) revealed that out of the 98 new COVID-19 positive […]

Servitors Seek Reopening Of Dhabaleswar Temple

Athagarh: Even as religious places across Odisha remained closed due to Covid-19 pandemic, the servitors of Dhabaleswar temple in Athagarh area of Cuttack district on Friday demanded reopening of the temple in view of the holy Kartik month. According to sources, special rituals of Lord Dhabaleswar are performed during Kartik month. Gaja Bhoga is also […]

No Bali Yatra In Cuttack This Year Due To Covid-19 Pandemic

Cuttack: In a major development, the Cuttack district administration has decided not to organise the historic maritime festival, Bali Yatra this year. The decision of not holding the festival has been taken by the administration in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, informed Collector Bhabani Shankar Chaini. “In this Covid-19 situation, we will not allow […]

Vegetable Horror: Prices Skyrocket In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: Vegetable prices have gone up once again in Twin City of Odisha— Cuttack and Bhubaneswar– leaving the common man dejected and fuming. As if the steep rise in the prices of onion was not enough, people are now worried about the exponential increase in their household expenses following the unprecedented rise in the price […]

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Two Arrested For Selling Fake Gold Bar To Businessman In Cuttack

Cuttack: Two persons were arrested by the Choudwar Police for allegedly selling fake gold bar for Rs 5 lakh to a business in the area here. The two arrested persons have been identified as Bijay Behera of Tala Bazaar and Sangram Mohanta of OTM Colony in Choudwar area of the district. Mohanta natively hails from […]

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Jumbo Menace: Wild Elephant Herd Obstructs Road Communication In Athagarh

Athagarh: A herd of wild elephants have left the people of Athagarh area in a state of panic and adversely affected the road communication by frequently obstructing National Highways and Railway tracks. Gurudijhatia Matsyapur Railway track and National Highway near Bali were brought to a jumbo halt as a herd of pachyderms were found crossing […]

Dedicated Covid Hospital Comes Up In Cuttack SCB

Cuttack: Central Range Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Anil Samal today inaugurated a dedicated Covid facility on the premises of SCB medical college and hospital in Cuttack. The facility set up by combining three buildings (two from the ophthalmology department and one from medicines) has 500 general beds and 70 ICU beds and will be operationalised […]

Thieves Rob People Off Their Night Sleep In This Village
Odisha: Thieves Rob People Off Their Night Sleep In This Village

Cuttack: People guarding villages at night with lathis and torches in their hands, occasionally calling out, “Jaagte Raho”– in order to keep burglars at bay– is something you must have seen in Bollywood movies of a bygone era. However, the scene is being played out in reality at Bailo village under Athagarh police limits of […]

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Durga Puja 2020: Idol Immersion Ceremony To Be A Low-Key Affair In Twin City This Year

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: The customary idol immersion ceremony of Maa Durga will be held today sans public participation in view of the Covid-19 restrictions in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. On Monday, Vijay Dashami was celebrated at several puja mandaps of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Elaborate arrangements have been made for the immersion of Durga idols […]

COVID19: Cuttack City Reports 41 New Positive Cases & 62 Recoveries In 24 Hrs

Cuttack: Continuing on the declining trend, the Millenium City of Cuttack on Monday reported 41 COVID positive cases taking the cumulative total to 14,581 in the city. Besides, 62 patients have also recuperated from the infectious disease. As per the information provided by the Cuttack Municipal Corporation, out of the 41 new COVID cases, 13 […]

Durga Puja: Commissionerate Police Comes Up With ‘Time Slots’ For Idol Immersion In Cuttack

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Monday announced different time slots for Puja committees to conduct the immersion of Durga idols. As per sources, the Commissionerate Police has allotted four time slots- 10 am to 12 noon, 12 noon to 2 pm, 2 pm to 4 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm for the immersion […]

Major Bike Lifting Gang Busted In Cuttack; 35 Stolen Bikes Recovered, 5 Accused Held
Pickup Van Theft Probe Leads Cops To Bike Lifting Racket

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Saturday busted a major bike lifting gang while conducting probe into the theft of a pick-up van under Jagatpur police limits. Senior police officials informed that five persons- who were members of the bike lifting gang- have been arrested and 35 stolen motorcycles have been recovered from their possession following […]

Cuttack: COVID Restrictions Dash Hopes Of Street Food Vendors This Puja Season
Cuttack: COVID Restrictions Dash Hopes Of Street Food Vendors This Puja Season

Cuttack: “Bara Masa Re Tera Paraba” (13 festivals in 12 months)… So goes the Odia proverb on the series of festivals celebrated in the culture-rich state. And no place fits into the description better than Cuttack, the ancient capital city of the State with a rich history spanning for over 1,000 years. There is a […]

Cuttack: Man Killed In Athagarh Bombing
Cuttack: Man Killed In Athagarh Bombing

Cuttack: A man was killed on the spot after unidentified miscreants hurled a bomb at Gholapur village under Banki police station here on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Gobinda Behera. Though the exact reason behind the attack was not immediately clear, it is suspected to be fallout of past enmity. Tension prevailed at […]

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Odisha: Another Speeding Car Plunges Into Canal; 5 Injured

Cuttack: A speeding car fell into a roadside canal on Phulnakhara-Niali road on Friday night injuring five persons. Out of the five occupants, who got injured in the accident, three are women. As per reports, the speeding car moving towards Phulnakhara lost control near Haridapada Chhak under Balipatna Police Limits on State Highway-60 and plunged […]

Cuttack City Reports 74 COVID19 Positive Cases & 63 Recoveries In One Day

Cuttack: The city of Cuttack on Friday reported 74 COVID-19 cases, a little more than yesterday’s tally of 67 positive cases. Besides, 63 new recoveries were also reported in the last 24 hours. Taking to twitter, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation stated, “Out of the 160 new COVID19 positive cases reported today in Cuttack district, 74 […]

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Covid Shadow On Dussehra: Here’s How Twin City Celebrating Durga Puja

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: It is that time of the year when people, wherever they are residing, either for job or any other purpose, come back to their native places to celebrate the festivities with series of shopping, pandal hopping and rejoicing with families and friends. With Covid-19 pandemic scare and consequent restrictions imposed by the government, the […]

Matric Supplementary Exam: Errors In Marksheet Leave Student In Lurch

Cuttack: A student from Niali area of Cuttack on Friday brought serious allegations of several glaring mistakes in the markesheet of his Matric Supplementary Examination, which was released by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha on Thursday. The student identified as Bikash Swain from Sithalo Nodal High School under Niali block expressed his displeasure […]

Odisha: Matric Supplementary Results, Click For Details
Odisha: Matric Supplementary Results, Click For Details

Cuttack: As many as 15, 244 students HAVE cleared the matric supplementary 2020 examinations, the results of which were announced by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha on Thursday. Of the total 21, 487 students, who appeared the supplementary examination, not a single student has secured A1 grade this year. As per BSE officials, […]

Odisha Celebrates Maha Sasthi Rituals Amid COVID19 Restrictions

Bhubaneswar: The sixth day of Navratri also known as Maha Sasthi is being celebrated at various puja pandals across the State with all COVID19 restrictions in place on Thursday. Abiding by all COVID19 protocols, the millennium city of Cuttack will perform the ‘pratishta’ of the idols of Goddess Durga sans the participation of the devotees. […]

Durga Puja: No Gold & Silver Tableaus This Year In Cuttack

Cuttack: With puja pandals remaining out of bounds for devotees, they will certainly miss the elaborate decoration, dazzling illumination and the sparkling gold and silver tableaus of the Millennium city during this year’s Durga puja. The display of gold and silver embellishments at the pandals has been done away with due to security reasons. Besides, […]

Police Commemoration Day: Homage Paid To Cops Who Laid Their Lives In Covid Fight In Odisha

Cuttack: Odisha Police on Wednesday paid homage to the policemen who laid down their lives in the line of duty, on the occasion of 61st Police Commemoration Day at State Police Headquarters in Cuttack. Tributes were also paid to 41 personnel of the Odisha Police who lost their lives this year during State’s battle against […]

Cuttack: Locals, Patient Stage Road Block Over Medical Negligence
Cuttack: Locals, Patient Stage Road Block Over Medical Negligence

Cuttack: Vehicular movement on the Banki-Baideswar main road was disrupted on Wednesday morning after locals staged a road block near Botalama by making a patient sleep in the middle of the road over alleged medical negligence. According to sources, one of the villagers had been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack […]