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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.

After Spices, Adulterated Ghee Making Unit Busted In Cuttack
After Spices, Adulterated Ghee Making Unit Busted In Cuttack

Cuttack: Hours after Chauliaganj police unearthed an adulterated spices processing unit in Cuttack, another illegal unit making contaminated ghee was busted in Nuabazaar area of the city. According to sources, the illegal unit was busted during a joint raid by Zone 1 ACP, Amarendra Panda and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) health officer Satyabrata Mohapatra. Huge […]

Cuttack IIFL Loot: 10 Kg Gold Recovered, More Arrests On Cards, Says Police Commissioner

Cuttack: The Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhansu Sarangi on Saturday informed that as many as 10 persons have so far been arrested in connection with the sensational India Infoline Finance Ltd (IIFL) loot case and the number of arrest is expected to increase as the investigation proceeds. Sarangi reviewed the investigation of the case in […]

Cuttack IIFL Loot Case: 2 Gold Traders Held, Total Arrests Goes Up To 10

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Saturday arrested two gold traders for their alleged involvement in the sensational dacoity at the India Infoline Finance Ltd (IIFL) in Naya Sarak area on November 19. The accused have been identified as Saroj Prusty and Lalit Kumar Sodhi of Mangalabag and Alamchand Bazar respectively. Police sources said both Prusty […]

Bada Osha: Lord Shiva Dons Kiratarjuna Besha At Dhabaleswar Temple After 25 Years

Athagarh: After a gap of long 25 years, Lord Shiva at Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh of Cuttack district is being adorned in the rare ‘Kiratarjuna Besha’ on the occasion of Bada Osha today. The Cuttack district administration has imposed restrictions under Section 144 on the entry of devotees to the shrine in view of the […]

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Odisha Govt Designates Four Special Courts For Trial Of Pending Cases Against Politicians

Cuttack: The state government on Thursday informed the Orissa High Court that at least four courts have already been designated as special courts with requisite infrastructure for trial of pending cases against sitting and former MPs and MLAs. In an affidavit in response to a suo-motu petition, an additional secretary of the Home department informed […]

fake ghee manufacturing unit busted in Cuttack
Fake Ghee Manufacturing Unit Busted In Cuttack

Cuttack: Continuing its crackdown on various food adulteration units, Commissionerate Police busted a fake ghee and edible oil manufacturing unit at Gabagasta under Sadar police limits in Cuttack late Wednesday night. Acting on a tip off, a special team of Malgodown and Sadar police officials raided a house and seized adulterated ghee, palmolein oil, vegetable […]

Pari ‘Murder’ Case: PIL Filed In Orissa HC Seeking CBI Probe & Rs 25 Lakh Compensation

Cuttack: A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Orissa High Court on Thursday seeking probe by the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged abduction and subsequent murder of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ in Nayagarh district in July this year. Social organisation, Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, which filed the PIL, has also sought Rs […]

IIFL Loot: ‘Groom’ Arrested In Middle of Marriage Procession; Bride, Family Pack Up & Cancel Wedding

Cuttack: A manager in a private gold loan firm was arrested in the middle of his marriage procession by the Crime Branch in connection with IIFL loot in Cuttack, on Thursday. Following his arrest, the Commissionerate Police have seized a large quantity of stolen gold and his interrogation is underway to ferret out more information […]

Kalia Critical
Separated Conjoined Twin Kalia In Critical Condition

Bhubaneswar: The health condition of one of the separated conjoined twins, Kalia is critical, informed Superintendent of the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Lucy Das. According to sources, Kalia has been kept on ventilator support for the last two days. A team of doctors are monitoring his health condition. Born to Bhuan Kanhar and Puspanjali […]

Senior Woman Officer Mastermind Of Cuttack Finance Firm Loot, Say Police

Cuttack: Startling details continue to shed new light on the sensational daylight loot at a private finance company in Cuttack with a senior police official on Wednesday claiming that a woman officer of the firm itself is the mastermind behind the crime. According to the senior cop, the woman, who holds an important position at […]

Medical Colleges In Odisha To Reopen
Open Heart Surgery At SCB Hospital To Resume Shortly, Claims Official

Cuttack: Rubbishing the report about the leakage in the Oxygen pipe, an official of SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) clarified that the open heart surgery has been halted in the hospital for a temporary period following the malfunctioning in the gas plant and effort is on to resume it soon. “The report published in […]

IIFL loot
Cuttack: Police Claim Breakthrough In IIFL Loot; Accused Held, Gold Recovered

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Tuesday claimed to have detained all the accused involved in the sensational day-light loot at the office of a private finance company, India Infoland Ltd (IIFL), at Nayasarak area on Novemver 19. The police have also seized a substantial part of the looted gold and two bikes from the accused, […]

Open heart surgery
Cuttack: Leakage In Oxygen Pipe Halts Open Heart Surgery At SCB

Cuttack: Open heart surgery at the Cardiothoracic ward of the SCB Medical College and Hospital here was grinded to a halt following a leakage in the Oxygen pipe on Tuesday. According to medical sources, the surgery has been stopped at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Oeration theatre (OT) following the malfunction in the oxygen […]

Orissa High Court Orders FIRs Against 3 Officials Of Mahila PS
Odisha School Fee Matter: How Much Fees Can Be Waived, HC asks Govt

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday sought clarifications from the State government over the issue of waiver of fees in schools in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation. While hearing a petition, the Court asked the Odisha government to clarify on how much the fees of students in schools can be waived in the […]

Dhabaleswar Temple
Prohibitory Orders Clamped On Road To Dhabaleswar Shrine

Athagarh: Prohibitory orders have been clamped on the road connecting the famous Dhabaleswar shirine at Athagarh till Karthik Purnima to prevent the congregation of devotees during the holy month of Kartika. The step was taken by the Cuttack District administration on Monday in exercise of the powers under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal […]

DL Suspension For No Helmet: Bikers In Cuttack Come Up With Bizarre Excuses

Cuttack: Even as the Odisha government has recently come up with stringent norms to suspend the driving license (DL) of the persons found driving motor cycles without a helmet, commuters in Cuttack surprisingly find it tough to comply with the guidelines. During a routine enforcement drive conducted by the Commissionerate Police on Friday, a lot […]

Odisha: First Visuals Of Robbers Involved In Cuttack Finance Co Loot Accessed #WATCH

Cuttack: A day after 4 unidentified miscreants looted cash and gold jewellery worth over Rs 10 crore from a private finance company in Naya Sarak area of Cuttack on Thursday, OTV accessed the CCTV footage of the daring dacoity on Friday. The first visuals of the miscreants captured in a CCTV surveillance camera installed near […]

Cuttack: Armed Dacoits Storm Pvt Finance Firm; Loot Cash, Gold Worth Crores

Cuttack: Armed dacoits stormed into the strong room of the India Infoland Ltd (IIFL), a private finance company, located in the Nayasarak area of Cuttack and looted cash and gold ornaments worth several crores of rupees on Thursday. Though the exact amount of the loot is yet to be ascertained, sources said the value of […]

Odisha: The Lost Caves Of Banki May Hold Cue To Pre-Historic Civilisation

Cuttack: Nestled in the Chandaka forest on the banks of Mahanadi River the small town of Banki in Cuttack district is home to many places of tourist attraction. But this rather unknown treasure trove is tucked away in a sleepy village of the district under Dompara block. Not far from the nearest human habitation, in […]

Row Over No Posthumous Farewell To Sarat Kar: Odisha Govt Seeks More Time To File Response

Cuttack: The Odisha government on Tuesday sought more time from the Orissa High Court (HC) to file a response in connection with a controversy over no observance of posthumous farewell to the former speaker of Odisha Legislative Assembly Sarat Kar. The next hearing in connection with the case has been scheduled for December 16. Notably, […]

COVID-19 Second Wave: CMC Issues Fresh Guidelines For Marriage Functions & Funerals

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has issued fresh guidelines limiting the attendance of people in marriages and funerals amid fears of a second wave of COVID-19 spread during the ensuing winter season. As per the latest guidelines, only 100 people will be allowed for any kind of marriage-related functions in the city. However, there […]

Breach In Canal Causes Flash Flood In Cuttack Village, Repair Work On

Cuttack: A usual weekend suddenly turned scary for hundreds of villagers in Barimunda under Niali block of the district as they had to spend a sleepless night on Sunday after a breach on the northern side of the nearby Kakatpur branch canal here triggered flash flood in the region. Till last reports were filed, there […]

Bagala Dharmasala Row: False Affidavit Filed By Odisha Govt, Say Social Activists
Orissa HC notice to 23 parties over Puri Bagala Dharmasala land row

Cuttack: The legal battle over the sale of land belonging to Bagala Dharamasala in Puri went a step further as the Orissa High Court on Monday issued notices to 23 parties seeking a reply in this connection. The court has sought replies from all the parties including Sri Jagannath Temple Administration, members of Board of […]

Actor Amlan and His Wife Bhumika
Don’t Spread Rumours: Odia Actor Alman’s Wife Rubbishes 'Family Dispute' Report

Cuttack: Ollywood actor Amlan Das’ wife, Bhumika on Monday rubbished reports by some sections of media which speculated that she had jumped into Mahanadi River following some disputes with her husband. In a video, Bhumika today urged everyone not to believe such fake news or spread rumours and categorically stated that she accidentally fell into […]

Cuttack: Two Brothers Arrested In 2019 Jobra Murder Case

Cuttack: Almost seventeen months after the murder of criminal Tapan Nayak in Jobra area of Cuttack, the Malgodown police has arrested two more persons for their involvement in the case. With this, the total number of arrestees so far in the June 2019 Jobra murder case has risen to five. The accused brothers, who were […]