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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.

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 […]

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 […]

Orissa High Court
Akash Pathak Gets Bail In One Fraud Case, Plea Rejected In Another

Cuttack: An Odisha court on Thursday granted bail to suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak’s son Akash in connection with a fraud case registered at Golanthara police station in Ganjam district. As per reports, the interim judgment was handed over by the ADJ-2 in exchange of a security bond of Rs 50,000 and two guarantors. […]

Mahanga Double Murder
Mahanga Double Murder: BJP To Gherao Odisha Assembly On 20 March, Padyatra Flagged Off

Cuttack: Intensifying protests for justice in the Mahanga double murder case where two of BJP leaders, including Kulamani Baral were murdered in cold blood, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday launched a Padyatra from Mahanga to Gherao State Assembly on March 20, 2021. As per reports, BJP members led by party’s Cuttack district President, […]

SCB Hospital Covid Mismanagement
Fire Breaks Out In SCB Medical College and Hospital Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out at the Regional CT Scan in SCB Medical College and Hospital in the district on Sunday. The fire reportedly broke out due to short circuit, however, fire tenders of the SCB doused the flames. Meanwhile, no major damage has been reported in the hospital. This was not the first time […]

Cuttack SCB Expansion Project: Second Phase Eviction Resumes, 3 Shrines Razed
Cuttack SCB Expansion Project: Second Phase Eviction Resumes, 3 Shrines Razed

Cuttack: Three temples were razed during the eviction drive for the beautification and expansion of the SCB Medical College and Hospital in the millennium city which is jointly carried out by the district administration and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), on Friday. All roadside shops along the Pilgrim Road on the west of the Ravenshaw University […]

Forest fire
Similipal Wildfire: PIL In HC Seeking Immediate Measures To Douse Fire

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, a social outfit on Tuesday filed a PIL in the Orissa High Court seeking appropriate measures to contain and douse the wildfire in Similipal biosphere reserve and other forests across the State even as the Odisha government claimed to have contained the blaze in the national park. The PIL comes […]

On International Women's Day, Meet A Divyang Woman Who Breaks Barriers To Become Role Model

Cuttack: As March 8, 2021 dawned and women across the globe got ready with their mobile phones to send Women’s Day greetings to each other, Rina Bhuyan, comes out of her home with her bicycle and newspapers to distribute them among the readers. Infected by Polio from birth, Rina’s limbs are twisted and she cannot […]

Anubhav-Varsha Marital Discord: Actress Files Fresh Complaint Against In-Laws
Anubhav-Varsha Divorce Case: SC Orders Transfer Of Petition From Delhi To Cuttack

New Delhi/Cuttack: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the transfer of a petition filed by actor-turned BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty at the Patiala House Court In New Delhi seeking a divorce from his actress wife Varsha Priyadarshini to the family court in Cuttack. Anubhav had filed the divorce petition at the Patiala House Court on […]

In Pics: Dense Fog Engulfs Twin City, Vehicular Traffic Affected

Bhubaneswar: A dense fog engulfed the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on Wednesday morning reducing the visibility in both the cities. Traffic and vehicular movement were severely affected on the roads and national highways in the twin city as visibility reduced below 30-40 metre. The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday had predicted […]

Watch: 4-Year-Old Climbs Atop Mobile Tower In Odisha, Rescued

Cuttack: Averting a major mishap, the fire fighters of Adaspur rescued a four-year-old boy from a mobile tower after a grueling operation that lasted for nearly an hour on Monday. As per reports, a cellular tower located at Patasundarpur village under Cuttack’s Kantapada block turned to be the centre of attention for hundreds of locals […]

Anjana Mishra Gangrape Case: Orissa High Court Closes Survivor’s Petition

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday closed a petition filed by gang-rape survivor Anjana Mishra alleging lapses and conspiracy in the investigation carried out by the investigating agency. The court’s decision followed two sets of affidavits filed by the Odisha Government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the case, stating […]

Property Confiscation
Seashore Chit Fund Scam: OPID Court Directs Confiscation Of Property Worth Rs 650 Cr

Cuttack: Cracking whip on chit fund scamsters, the special Odisha Protection of Interests of Depositors (OPID) court in Cuttack on Friday directed to confiscate all movable and immovable properties belonging to the Seashore group. The court has ordered for confiscation of around 197 acres of land, 1.385Kgs of gold, 2 Quintals of silver and a […]

Choudwar jail
Odisha: Man Marries Spurned Teen Girlfriend In Choudwar Jail

Cuttack: The Choudwar circle jail near Cuttack witnessed a unique event on Thursday when a 24-year-old under trial prisoner wedded his 18-year-old girlfriend, whom he had abandoned earlier, right within the confines of the prison walls. The solemnisation of the wedding with all Vedic rituals was followed by cutting and distribution of cakes among the […]

Bharat Bandh
Odisha: Traders Bodies In Cuttack To Support Bharat Bandh Tomorrow

Cuttack: Traders’ bodies in Cuttack have extended their support to the Bharat Bandh called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on February 26. The decision has been taken in a meeting at the Malgodown Traders Association office on Thursday. The traders body in the Millennium City stated that they will be observing the […]

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 […]