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Tag: Cuttack Municipal Corporation

Damayanti Majhi
Damayanti Majhi Deputy Mayor Of Cuttack Municipal Corporation

BJP and Congress Councillors reportedly boycotted CMC election opposing the election process

Bad Roads, Water Logging Major Poll Issues For Cuttack Residents
Bad Roads, Water Logging Major Poll Issues For Cuttack Residents

If one happens to be a first time commuter in the Millennium city, it will be par for the curse for them to end up being critical of the administration. 

KFC Shocker!
KFC Outlet Under Scanner After Officials Find Stale & Expired Food In Surprise Raid

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Tuesday (Nov 2), conducted a surprise raid at a KFC outlet at Badambadi Chhak in Cuttack after receiving complaints from people regarding poor quality food items being served at the shop.

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‘Vaccine For Students Going Abroad, Home Delivery Of Oxygen Concentrators In Cuttack’

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has initiated a special vaccination drive for students and individuals going abroad for work and higher studies. Apart from this, the civic body authorities facilitated home delivery of oxygen concentrators in Cuttack city.

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Tension Erupts As Protesters Block Eviction Drive In Cuttack

Cuttack: Palpable tension prevailed in the Millennium City On Wednesday as slum dwellers and vendors blocked road during the eviction drive for road expansion project by Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC). According to reports, CMC has been conducting eviction for the road expansion project from Golei Chhak to Nimpur cricket ground. Today people from various nearby […]

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 […]

Odisha: Cuttack City Reports 92 New COVID19 Cases In Last 24 Hours

Cuttack: Of the 244 new COVID19 cases reported from the district, Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has recorded 92 positive cases in the last 24 hours taking the city’s total tally to 13,417 on Saturday. According to CMC, 52 cases are quarantine cases, while 40 are local contact cases. Meanwhile, another 273 patients have recuperated from […]

COVID-19 Stigma: Family Ostracised After Video Journalist tests Positive For COVID-19
Odisha Family 'Ostracised' After Video Journalist Tests Positive For COVID-19

Cuttack: Despite repeated exhortations from the government to curb COVID-19 stigma, the social evil seems to be quite prevalent in many parts of the State. In a fresh instance, a city-based video journalist has allegedly fallen prey to such inhuman behaviour. As per reports, the family of the video journalist, who tested positive for the […]

Cuttack Traders Threaten To Close Malgodown Demanding COVID19 Testing

Cuttack: Citing threat of COVID-19 spread, the traders in Cuttack have threatened to close Malgodown if the inhabitants of nearby Behera Sahi are not tested for coronavirus in the next three days. Alleging violation of COVID-19 containment zone restrictions by locals of Behera Sahi, house to most of the workers engaged in the Malgodown, a […]

Cuttack shutdown
3-Day Extended Shutdown In Cuttack From Tomorrow; Details Of Permitted Activities

Cuttack: In view of rising COVID-19 cases, Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) ordered a complete shutdown of the city till July 8. This is in addition to the two-day weekend shutdown being implemented in several districts of the State including the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on Saturdays and Sundays. CMC officials informed that the […]

2 Nurses Of Cuttack Cancer Hospital Test COVID-19 Positive, CDA Sector 9 Declared Containment Zone

Cuttack: Two nurses of Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack on Sunday tested positive for COVID-19, informed Director of the Centre Lalatendu Sarangi. Both the nurses had come in contact with a cancer patient from Ganjam district who was earlier tested positive for COVID-19 on June 24. He was reportedly admitted to the emergency […]

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Odisha Govt Allows Plying Of Buses In Green Zones

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to the confusion over the movement of buses during the extended lockdown period, Odisha government today announced that buses will be allowed to ply on both intra-district and inter-district routes in Green zones of the State. The bus services will, however, remain prohibited in Orange and Red zones, clarified Special Relief […]

Coronavirus lockdown in Odisha: Home delivery operators, grocery outlets exempted
Coronavirus lockdown in Odisha: Home delivery operators, grocery outlets exempted

Bhubaneswar: In order to resolve the issues faced by the residents of the State amid the nationwide lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus cases in the country, the Odisha Government has exempted many e-commerce companies from lockdown restrictions. The step was taken to ensure denizens stay at home and maintain social distancing. In a […]

Coronavirus Lockdown: Facilitate Doorstep Delivery Service, CMC Orders Shopping Malls In Cuttack

Cuttack: In view of the 21-day lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation has ordered shopping malls situated in the millennium city to facilitate doorstep delivery of essential commodities. As per reports, the CMC has directed 11 shopping malls in the city for door-to-door delivery of food […]

Ward Offices In Cuttack Fail To Resolve Grievances After Dissolution Of CMC Council

Cuttack: From overflowing drains to poor sanitation, the residents of Cuttack are now grappling with numerous problems after the dissolution of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) council. Though Housing and Urban Development department had earlier directed to set up ward offices to resolve grievances of people in several municipal corporations and NACs, the initiative has […]

Preparations Begin For Cuttack Bali Yatra

Cuttack: The district administration and the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) have started preparations for Bali Yatra festival scheduled to begin from November 12 to November 19 at Bali Yatra ground in the Silver City. A preparatory meeting chaired by Cuttack collector, Bhabani Shankar Chayani, for the biggest trade fair in the state was held recently. […]

Sexual harassment slur against former CMC Corporator

Cuttack: A minor girl has lodged a complaint at the Malgodown police station alleging that an ex-Corporator of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) molested her. As per the complainant, when she had gone to the residence of former CMC Corporator Hemant Behera on Thursday night to collect a certificate, he sexually harassed her. After registering […]

LPG Crematorium In Cuttack Lying Defunct

Cuttack: Even though three months have passed since Cyclone Fani pummelled Cuttack, the lone LPG crematorium in Khannagar is yet to be made functional. The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has not carried out repair of the crematorium which suffered severe damages during the Cyclone. Denizens of the Millennium City especially poor have been facing difficulties […]

Fresh Jaundice Cases Scare Cuttack Residents Again

Cuttack: After a brief lull, the residents of Cuttack are yet again in a state of panic with more than 20 fresh cases of jaundice being reported from Ganga Mandir area here. The local residents have alleged that despite jaundice surfacing in ward no 13, 18 and 19 of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) every year, […]

Cuttack ‘Gadakhai’ revival, beautification stuck in limbo

Cuttack: The wait for modern parks and boating facilities at Gadakhai continues to get longer. Due to lack of coordination between Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the restoration of Gadakhai moat under the Integrated Barabati Fort Area development project, is yet to be completed. It is pertinent to mention here […]

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 […]

Uncleared garbage chokes Millennium City

Cuttack: Heaps of garbage piling on the roads tells the deplorable condition of sanitation in the Millennium City. Stinking smell around the city makes life miserable for denizens as neither drains are being cleaned nor garbage is being lifted. It seems the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has become mute spectator to the poor sanitation condition. […]

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 […]

2 quintals of stale food seized in Bali Jatra

Cuttack: To ensure quality of food served to visitors during the week-long historic Bali Jatra festival is up to the mark, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is conducting raids on various food stalls set up at the festival ground for the last three days. The Health and Food Inspection unit of the CMC raided the […]

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 […]

Bomb hurled at residence of CMC Deputy Mayor

Cuttack: Bike-borne miscreants today hurled bomb at the residence of Deputy Mayor of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Ajay Barik, near Palamandap in Badambadi Colony in Cuttack. The glass of a car parked in front of Barik’s house was shattered in the bomb blast. However, no casualty was reported in the incident. It has been alleged […]

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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 […]

Water-logging at Badambadi bus stand
Water-logging at Badambadi concerns general public

Cuttack: Water-logged at Badambadi bus stand has been a matter of concern for Cuttack denizens and travellers since one month. The road to the bus stand is always submerged in knee deep water. “Badambadi is water-logged since many days for which people are finding it difficult to stand here and to commute. Passengers coming by […]

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Cuttack’s second deer park on anvil

Cuttack: The four-legged beauties at sole deer park at in Cuttack will shortly get a new home as the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has identified new site in the outskirts of the city. The new site has been identified near Munduli for setting up the proposed second deer park project which has been hanging balance […]

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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 […]

CMC managed petrol pump in city has no card swipe machine!

By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty Cuttack: Even after nearly one and half months since the announcement of demonetisation of high currency notes by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an effort to promote cashless transaction, leave alone rural areas, cashless transaction is yet to pick up in urban areas in Odisha. One of the glaring instances is […]

Small industrial units retort dengue censure

The war of words over dengue menace between small industrial units and the Odisha government continues unabated even as the worsening dengue situation in Cuttack district do not show any sign of improvement

Voting for CMC bypoll begins

Cuttack: Voting for the by-election to the post of corporator in Ward number 21 of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) began at 8 am today.

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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 […]

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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