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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.

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.

Vaccination
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…

Police-Commissioner
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…

Cuttack
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…

Mousim
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-In-Odisha
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…

Diagnostic-centre
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.…

Hotel
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…

Hyder-4
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…

Cuttack
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…

Coaching Centre Sealed
Odisha: Coaching Centre In Cuttack Sealed For Violating Covid-19 Norms

Cuttack: The enforcement squad of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) sealed a coaching centre in the city for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines, on Thursday morning. According to reports, the squad…

Bike Borne Armed Miscreants Attack, Loot Morning Walker Couple In Cuttack
Odisha: Bike-Borne Armed Miscreants Attack, Loot Morning Walker Couple In Cuttack

Cuttack: Three armed miscreants on a black Pulsar motorcycle attacked a couple and looted gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from them near a football field at Sector-10 in CDA…

cmc
Covid Resurgence: CMC Caps Guests Gatherings For Marriage, Funerals

Cuttack: In view a sudden surge in the number of Covid-19 positive cases, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has issued revised cap on social gatherings by restricting number of guests at marriage ceremonies to 100. Similarly, maximum 50 people will be allowed to attend funeral and death ritual related functions in CMC jurisdiction. However, strict […]

Cuttack-murder
Odisha: Woman Murdered By Brother-In-Law In Cuttack

Cuttack: A woman was allegedly killed by her brother-in-law at Uparsahi in Sikharpur area of Cuttack early on Friday morning. The brother of the deceased woman claimed that the murder is the fallout of a property dispute. The Chauliaganj Police which rushed to the spot after receiving the information has detained the man for interrogation. […]

Police Foundation Day
Police Role Commendable In Every Field: Says Odisha DGP On Police Foundation Day

Cuttack: Odisha police has made remarkable feats in curbing crime and Maoist activities in the State, said Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay. Addressing a function on the occasion of 86th police foundation day, he said efforts of Odisha police in tackling Maoist violence are admirable. Odisha police has worked tremendously in the rescue of […]

Major Illegal Firearm Smuggling Racket Busted In Cuttack, Two  Kingpins Among 7 Held
Odisha: Major Illegal Firearm Smuggling Racket Busted In Cuttack, Two Kingpins Among 7 Held

Cuttack: A major illegal firearm smuggling racket which operated out of the Millennium City was busted by the Commissionerate Police at Gurukhetra field near Kaliaboda mutt of Cuttack city on Tuesday. Seven persons, including the two kingpins of the racket who are notorious criminals, have been rounded up. Twin City Police Commissioner Soumendra Priyadarshi on […]

BOSE students
Cuttack Bose Students Demand On-Line Exams After Covid Detection In Campus

Cuttack: In view of a steady rise in the number of Covid-19 cases especially at educational institutes, students of Bhubanananda Orissa School of Engineering (BOSE) have demanded postponement of their examinations scheduled for tomorrow. Their demand comes after three students of the reputed government engineering school tested positive for the virus. Apprehending further spread, they […]

Banki Police Station
Odisha: Man Lures Minor Girl With Sweets, Attempts Rape In Cuttack

Cuttack: A 55-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a minor girl in Banki area of Cuttack on the occasion of Holi on Monday. As per reports, accused Suryamani Majhi, who works in a college allegedly lured the seven-year-old girl with sweets and took her to his house where he tried to rape […]

CBI Raid
Anjana Mishra Gang-Rape Case: CBI Raids Prime Accused Biban 's Residence

Cuttack: In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday night raided the house of the prime accused in the sensational Anjana Mishra gang-rape case — Bibekananda Biswal alias Biban. According to reports, a three-member team of CBI sleuths raided the house of Biswal at Naranapur village under Baranga block in the […]

Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack
Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out at the regional office of Odisha Gramya Bank located at Mahanadi Vihar under Chauliaganj police limits in Cuttack in the wee hours of Friday. Though the extent of the damage was yet to be estimated, properties, including computers, furniture, electrical fitting and important documents worth lakhs of rupees were gutted. […]

Debasish-Panda
JEE Main Results: Know How Odisha Topper Debasish Panda Converted Hardship Into Opportunity

Cuttack: The results for the National Testing Agency Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 March session were announced last night. A total of 13 candidates have scored a perfect 100 score in the crucial entrance exams. Bringing laurels for the State, Debasish Panda of Srivihar colony in Cuttack town has topped the exam in Odisha […]

Suchismita momo girl
From Bollywood Dreams To Selling Momos In Cuttack Streets, How Pandemic Turned Tables For Suchismita

Cuttack: The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the life and livelihood of every individual irrespective of his/her personal, professional, economic or social background. Those in the glamour and showbiz world are not immune to the pandemic turmoil. Suchismita Routray, a young woman from Cuttack’s Jhanjirmangala who worked as an assistant camera person in Bollywood for five […]

Ravenshaw Varsity Puts UG, PG Exams On Hold After Two Test Covid-19 Positive

Cuttack: The Ravenshaw University authorities have postponed the examinations for Under Graduate (UG) and Post-graduate (PG) students scheduled for today. The decision to put the test on hold was taken following detection of two Covid-19 positive cases in the varsity, Examination Controller Trilochan Mishra said. The exams would be rescheduled after the covid situation improves, […]

SCB Medical College
Odisha: Cuttack SCB Sets Up Special Ward To Cope With Covid Surge

Cuttack: With the number of fresh Covid-19 infections steadily rising in the State, the SCB Medical College and Hospital in the Millenium City is in a state of preparedness. The infrastructure created by the government-run medical college is in place and the hospital is gearing up to add more facilities and manpower in case of […]

Gandhiji
Padyatra In Cuttack To Commemorate 100th Anniversary Of Gandhiji's Visit

Cuttack: Hundreds of people and leaders cutting across party lines on Tuesday took out a padyatra in the city to commemorate 100 years of Mahatma Gandhiji’s visit to the Millennium City. The padyatra which began from Cuttack Railway Station culminated at Bellview Square via Manglabag, Nuapatna, Buxi Bazar, High Court square. The rally which covered […]

OSJA Award
Odisha: Para-Shuttler Pramod, Chess GM Swayams Conferred OSJA Awards

Cuttack: Para-badminton World Champion Pramod Bhagat, chess Grand Master Swayams Mishra and eminent athletics coaches Panchanan Gantayat and Arun Kumar Das were conferred with the Annual Awards of Odisha Sports Journalists’ Association (OSJA) in a function held at Barabati Stadium on Sunday. The awards, carrying cheques of Rs 25,000 each and citations were conferred for […]

Covid 19
Covid-19 In Cuttack Educational Institute: Swab Samples Collected For Genome Sequencing, Says CMC

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has geared up to identify whether any new Covid strain exists among the staff of a private educational institute, who tested positive for the Coronavirus on Saturday. Apprehending new strain among the staff infected with the virus, the CMC engaged experts from the Microbiology department of SCB Medical College […]

Cuttack Covid Cases
Odisha: 17 More Test Covid Positive In Cuttack Educational Institution

Cuttack: As many as 17 persons of an educational institution in Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) area have tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. According to CMC sources, contact tracing of the infected students will be carried out today as per the protocols issued by the Health department. They will undergo rapid antigen tests. A few […]

Covid-19 Cases
Odisha: 13 More Test Covid Positive In Cuttack Private College

Cuttack: As many as 13 more persons of a private college in Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) area have tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, 12 students of the same college had tested positive. Following the incident, contact tracing of the infected students was carried out as per the protocols issued by the […]

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