Tag: Cuttack

Inmate 'dies after suicide bid' in Odisha jail; family seeks probe
Inmate 'dies after suicide bid' in Odisha jail; family seeks probe

The deceased was identified as Ajay Das of Bhodabahali village under Keonjhar Police limits. He was lodged as an under-trial prisoner for the last 11 months in connection with a rape case. 

  • Saturday, 23 March 2024
BJD’s Cuttack fort collapsing like a pack of cards? 
BJD’s Cuttack fort collapsing like a pack of cards? 

Just days after actor, Arindam Roy, who is the brother-in-law of BJD's organizational secretary, Pranab Prakash Das, abandoned the party and joined the BJP, six-time MP Bhartruhari Mahtab quit the party. Mahtab, one of the BJD's founding members, spewed venom while announcing his resignation on Friday.

  • Saturday, 23 March 2024
'Assault' on police officer: Court frames charges against Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab
'Assault' on police officer: Court frames charges against Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab

MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was accused of slapping the then Sub-Inspector Amitabh Mohapatra, now posted as ACP, during a programme held at Netaji Birthplace Museum in Cuttack on January 23,  2011.

  • Thursday, 21 March 2024
Record-low day temperatures witnessed in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack
Record-low day temperatures witnessed in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack

The previous lowest maximum day temperature of 24.3 degrees Celsius was recorded on 6th March 1970 and today’s (20th March 2024) maximum temperature of 19.2 degrees Celsius surpassed that record and became the lowest reading on the scale since the year 1952, IMD said.   

  • Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Odisha doctors remove tree branch pierced through youth's body
Odisha doctors remove tree branch pierced through youth's body

Subash Marandi, a resident of Baidakhadi village under Udala police limits, was plucking flowers from a tree. As ill luck would have it, Marandi fell off the tree and a branch got through his body. His condition was critical.

  • Tuesday, 19 March 2024
Odisha MLA, lady sarpanch face off during inauguration event
Odisha MLA, lady sarpanch face off during inauguration event

Salipur MLA Prashant Behera was inaugurating the project in Chandradeipur panchayat when sarpanch Rashimta Das came rushing and tried to prevent the MLA from unveiling the project. 

  • Thursday, 14 March 2024
Orissa High Court
Fire alarm work at Cuttack hospital to conclude in 3 months: Fire Services DG to Orissa HC

It has been mentioned in the report that the fire alarm and extinguisher work at SCB will be finished within three months. Similarly, the additional fire safety work will be finished within six months.

  • Wednesday, 13 March 2024
Two inter-state drug peddlers arrested in Cuttack
Two inter-state drug peddlers arrested in Cuttack

Police arrested Ishwara Mahara and Budhu Ray of Murshidabad in West Bengal and seized 257 gms of the banned substance. Besides, a Scorpio vehicle and Rs 2 lakh cash were seized from them. The seized substance is approximately valued at Rs 26 lakh.

  • Tuesday, 12 March 2024
Sachin Tendulkar plays a shot against Kenya at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack in 1996 World Cup
Sachin Tendulkar’s first World Cup 100 has Cuttack connection...Did you know?

Fans will be excited to know that Sachin scored his maiden World Cup century against minnows Kenya at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack in the 1996 edition of the marquee event.

  • Tuesday, 12 March 2024
Couple ends lives in Odisha’s Cuttack over ‘family feud’
Couple ends lives in Odisha’s Cuttack over ‘family feud’

As per reports, as the doors of their house did not open even after 8 am on Sunday, their neighbours peeped into the house and later, on opening the doors, they were shocked to find the couple lying on the floor.  

  • Sunday, 10 March 2024
Netaji birthplace museum in Cuttack gets a facelift 
Netaji birthplace museum in Cuttack gets a facelift 

As per reports, the historic place is being given a major facelift in joint collaboration between the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and the Cuttack Development Authority (CDA). 

  • Tuesday, 05 March 2024
Odisha youth 'stabs woman to death for opposing advances to daughter' 
Odisha youth 'stabs woman to death for opposing advances to daughter' 

The accused was seething with anger to take revenge over the past incident. In the evening, he reached Bharati’s house and stabbed her multiple times, leaving the victim dead. 

  • Monday, 04 March 2024
DRI officials foil wildlife trafficking, rescue 351 Indian Tent Turtles in Cuttack
DRI officials foil wildlife trafficking, rescue 351 Indian Tent Turtles in Cuttack

The wildlife trafficking attempt was thwarted due to close inter-agency coordination. The live turtles have been handed over to the Odisha State Forest officials.

  • Sunday, 03 March 2024
Cuttack's Silver Filigree Gets GI Tag
Cuttack's Silver Filigree Gets GI Tag; century-old craft gives distinct identity to State, says CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that it is a matter of honour for Odisha to get the GI tag for Cuttack's Silver Filigree (ChandiTarakasi).

  • Sunday, 03 March 2024
Laying of foundation stone for renovation of Barabati Stadium in Cuttack
Barabati Cricket Stadium renovation: Foundation stone laid for project

The audience capacity of the stadium will be increased from 42,000 to 60,000. Following a green signal by the BCCI, OCA has prepared a Detailed Project Report (DPR) in this regard.

  • Tuesday, 27 February 2024
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