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Cuttack’s sole deer park wallows in neglect

Cuttack: The sole deer park at Tulasipur in Cuttack maintained by the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is wallowing in neglect due to the alleged apathy by the civic body. Reports said the park that began with only six deer in 1981 is now home to more than 200 four-legged beauties while as per norms of […]

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Crackdown launched on stale food at Bali Yatra ground in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) conducted raids on various food stalls at the Bali Yatra ground for second consecutive day on Monday. The raids were conducted to prevent stale foods from being served to visitors during the 10-day-long festival. According to reports, a team of Health and Food Inspection unit of the civic body […]

Congress gheraoes CMC office over waterlogging

Cuttack: Hundreds of Congress activists led by the party’s Cuttack city president Mohammed Moquim today staged dharna and gheraoed the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) office over alleged financial irregularities and waterlogging in the city. The Congress members demanded immediate intervention to address the poor drainage system in the city. The agitators rued that CMC Commissioner […]

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Congress corporators create ruckus during CMC council meet

Cuttack: Tension ran high during the special council meeting of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) held on Friday after Congress corporators staged demonstration over the alleged failure of the civic body to tackle waterlogging in the city. Demanding the resignation of CMC commissioner Bikash Mohapatra and Mayor Meenakshi Behera, Congress corporators raised slogans which led to […]

Combined efforts sought to combat Dengue in Twin City

Bhubaneswar: The detection of four dengue positive cases has now put the administrative officials in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on their toes to take preventive measures to contain the outbreak this monsoon season. All the four cases have been reported from Bhubaneswar while already a provision for a dengue ward with eight […]

Sushant Dhala Samant, Ranjita Biswal refuse to undergo voice test

Cuttack: Notorious gangster Sushant Dhala Samant and arrested BJD Corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Ranjita Biswal have refused to undergo voice sample test in connection with the firing on contractor Bijay Pal of Subhadrapur here, police said on Friday . Though the JMFC (Rural) court had granted permission to the Sadar police for the […]

Shops encroach upon parking lots in Cuttack

Cuttack: Parking spaces leased out by the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) are being increasingly encroached upon by fruit stalls, tea vendors and other small businesses. Though the CMC had identified 16 places in the millennium city for vehicle parking and had invited tender, ground reality reveals that all the plans are on pen and paper […]

Students’ lend helping hand to clean-up trash at Bali Jatra

Cuttack: The initiative by a group of college students, who have now taken up the task to clean up piles of garbage that is being generated during the Bali Jatra festival on a daily basis, has won hearts of many in Cuttack. Nearly 250 students under the aegis of Red Cross have come forward and […]

Bali Jatra, now a one-stop destination for foodies

Cuttack: Be it the spicy mutton and chakuli pitha or the rasaballi, Bali Jatra has plenty to offer, especially for the foodies to tickle their taste buds. The week-long festival is now the favourite destination not only for the people in Cuttack but also visitors from other parts of the State who are now thronging […]

CMC under scanner for ghost beneficiaries, one suspended

Cuttack: Cases of ghost beneficiaries have hit the twin city again with two more instances of pension withdrawn in the name of dead people coming to fore here on Saturday. The rampant fraud in the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) was exposed after a woman, Amrita Patra, filed an RTI complaint suspecting gross irregularities in the […]

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Congress activists protest before CMC, scuffle with police

Cuttack: Congress workers alongwith local residents today protested before the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) over lack of sanitation and other civic amenities in the Millenium City that led to an ugly scuffle with the police. Led by Cuttack Nagar District Congress President Mohammed Moquim, the activists staged protest before the civic body in large numbers […]

CZA official express concern over overcrowding at Cuttack deer park

Cuttack: Once again the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has raised concern over overcrowding of animals at the sole deer park at Madhusudan Nagar maintained by the authorities of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC). Director of Tata Steel Zoological park Bipul Chakraborty on behalf of the CZA on Thursday evaluated the status and facilities at the deer […]

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Violation of kite flying guidelines: Admn seizes bundles of manja thread

Cuttack: Taking note of grievous injuries and even instances of death during kite flying in the Millennium city during Makara Sankranti in the recent past, a joint team of officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and the district administration today conducted raids at several kite shops in the city and seized manja thread from some […]

Admn moves to check garbage dumping on Mahanadi, Kathjori bed

Cuttack: Almost a month after National Green Tribunal (NGT) asked the district administration to keep the Mahanadi and Kathjori riverbeds free from dumping of garbage and household waste material, the district Collector has asked Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) authorities to ensure that no garbage is thrown into the two rivers. Meanwhile, authorities of State Water […]

CMC Ruckus
Scuffle at CMC meet: 4 Cong corporators served police notice

Cuttack: Four days after serving notice to five BJD corporators, the police today asked four Congress members to appear at the Purighat Police station here in connection with the violence at a meeting of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) recently. Congress’ Giribala Behera, Anita Nayak, Arun Sethy and Sheikh Shamim have been served the notice […]

Cong corporator thrashes BJD corporator during CMC meet

Cuttack: Tension ran high on the premises of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) office after Congress corporator Arun Sethi allegedly thrashed BJD corporator Itishree Behera during a meeting on Friday. According to sources, the incident took place when the Congress corporators staged a sit in inside a mosquito net during the meeting in a symbolic protest […]

Dengue cases on decline, says Central team

Even as number of dengue cases in the state crossed 1100, the six-member team sent by the Central government to assist in the prevention of the vector borne disease has said far from rising, dengue cases in the worst affected Keonjhar district are actually on the decline

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13 more Kalyan Mandaps sealed in Cuttack

Cuttack: The district administration today sealed 13 more Kalyan Mandaps in the city as per the directive of the Orissa High Court. In a joint drive, senior officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Cuttack Development Authority (CDA) and the commissionerate police sealed 10 Kalyan Mandaps under Purighat Police limits and three in the CDA areas […]

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CMC seals 21 more ‘illegal’ marriage mandaps

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Wednesday sealed 21 more kalyan mandaps in the city running without due permission from the civic body. Officials of the CMC said the sealing drive, which began yesterday, will continue for two more days. On Tuesday, the enforcement squad consisting of officials of Cuttack Development Authority (CDA) and […]

CMC Bypoll
BJD names candidate for by-poll in CMC Ward No 21

Cuttack: The BJD today announced named Tulasi Behera as its candidate for the by-poll in Ward No-21 of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) scheduled on June 3. The name of Behera was announced by Cuttack-Barabati MLA Debasis Samantray in the presence of Cuttack Nagar BJD president Madhusudan Sahu and Cuttack District Youth BJD president Prafulla Singh. […]

Cong, BJP name candidates for CMC by-poll

The Congress and BJP today announced the names of their candidates for the by-poll in Ward No-21 of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) scheduled on June 3

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CMC takes measures to provide relief from heat to deer in park

By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty Cuttack: With the whole of Odisha reeling under an intense heat wave, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has put in place measures to provide all possible care to the deer residing at the deer park at Tulsipur area here. The CMC has started taking extra care of the herbivorous animals providing […]

CMC cancels waste disposal contract with Ramky

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Friday cancelled its contract for waste collection and disposal work in Cuttack with Hyderabad-based company Ramky following tender fixing allegations levelled against the company

CDR of 20 persons seized from D-brothers house

The Commissionerate Police on Saturday seized call record details (CDR) of 20 persons from the residence of the arrested Dhalasamant brothers here

CMC ward no. 21 poll: HC issues notice to SEC, govt

The Odisha High Court on Thursday served notices to the State Election Commission (SEC) and the State government while hearing a petition filed by a poll aspirant from Ward no 21 of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC)