Choudwar in Cuttack is now under the surveillance of high-end CCTV cameras. This has been possible because of the help extended by Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BPIF), the social development wing of IMFA (Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited).
The cameras are expected to play a crucial role in curbing crimes in specific areas.
Many areas in Cuttack district have been inundated due to rise in river water levels. People are grappling with adverse situations while commuting has also become difficult as Birupa River water level rises.
A bus carrying children of a private school overturned in Mandapada Choudwar road in Cuttack district on Saturday. The incident took place near Potlei temple area in Choudwar. As per reports, the driver lost control over the bus following which the vehicle overturned. The bus was en route to pick the students for school while the mishap took place.
A probe has been launched against the bus owner for operating the vehicle by changing its registration number frequently.
Cuttack: A day after being recovered from a crop field near Haladibasanta village under Dalijoda Forest Range in the district, the sick tusker died while undergoing treatment in Choudwar. As per reports, the elephant had developed an infection in mouth and was being treated by a medical team led by veterinary doctor, Antaryami Khuntia. Earlier […]
Cuttack: Police on Wednesday raided a farm house in Ward no 14 of the Choudwar Municipality in the district and arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in a sex racket. A woman was also detained in connection with the case. The arrested persons have been identified as Bharat Nepal of Choudwar, Siba Prasad Swain […]
Cuttack: Questions are being raised over surveillance and security in jails after two videos of Choudwar jail inmates went viral. Surprisingly, the videos revealed that inmates have easy access to mobile phones and also some special facilities are also being provided to them inside the jail premises without any hassles. Taking cognizance of the videos, […]
Cuttack: Hundreds of women from Kairapari village under Kotasahi panchayat gheraoed the Tangi Block development officer(BDO ) inside his office protesting drinking water crisis in the area. According to sources, the ‘Swajaldhara’ water project has stopped functioning while the sole tube-well in the village is also lying defunct for the past four months. As a […]
Cuttack: A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Mahisalanda village in Choudwar of Cuttack district last evening. Sources said the woman identified as Kalpana Swain had gone outside to attend nature’s call when the elephant attacked her. She died on the way to the SCB Medical College and Hospital here. “A […]
Cuttack: A 5-year-old boy was killed and his parents suffered injuries after a wall of their house collapsed in Bharandi village of Choudwar in Cuttack on Saturday night. The deceased minor identified as Madhu Purty was sleeping along with his parents and two siblings in a thatched house when the mishap occurred. Madhu’s parents–Tani […]
Cuttack: Amid ongoing protests at Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys’ (IMFA) plant at Therubali of Rayagada district, members of Tangi-Choudwar Sachetan Nagarik Manch staged mass demonstration in front of the company’s plant at Choudwar in Cuttack today. The forum alleged that IMFA is conspiring to shut down the Kalinga Public School situated on its premises. […]
Cuttack: A trip to Dhalabewar or even to Choudwar and Dhenkanal from Cuttack will now be a smooth ride as Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the much awaited ‘Madhusudan Setu’ on Mahanadi river on Sunday. Patnaik dedicated the newly built bridge named after Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das, the architect of modern Odisha to the […]
Cuttack: Police today cracked the murder case of Nirjara Behera of Choudwar by arresting the key accused, identified as Sambit Senapati, from Cuttack today. Police said the crime was a fall out of an illicit relationship of the accused with his sister-in-law who was scheduled to get married to Nirjara. Police were able to get […]
Bhubaneswar: Bail plea of BJD’s Choudwar-Cuttack MLA Prabhat Biswal, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Seashore chit fund scam, was rejected by the Special CJM CBI court today. Biswal’s counsel Anup Senapati had sought bail in the court on health grounds. According to sources, CBI’s counsel argued […]