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Dense fog envelopes Twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar; IMD predicts rise in minimum temp
Dense fog envelopes Twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar; IMD predicts rise in minimum temp

Even though the early winter chill has almost faded away, the dense fog conditions created many problems, especially for the movement of vehicular traffic.

  • Sunday, 18 February 2024
Agitating veterinary doctors in Odisha put strike on hold; livestock healthcare services to be norma
Agitating veterinary doctors in Odisha put strike on hold; livestock healthcare services to be normalised soon

The veterinary doctors, who had been on mass leave for a month over multiple demands, have put their strike on hold. 

  • Saturday, 17 February 2024
Arson After Group Clash
Tension prevails as group clash claims one life in Cuttack's Athagarh, several vehicles torched

Infuriated family members and the residents of Radhakrushnapur village set the property of the accused on fire. As per reports, a poultry farm, one tractor, a car and two bikes belonging to the accused were reduced to ashes in the arson.

  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
Illegal weighing machine manufacturing unit busted in Cuttack
Illegal weighing machine manufacturing unit busted in Cuttack

An official involved in the raid said that the department had complaints about defective machines. “After the raid, we came to know that spare parts were assembled and weighing machines were made. As many as 25 machines are being seized. Further action will be taken against the manufacturer,” he added.

  • Monday, 12 February 2024
Cuttack Addl DCP Anil Mishra
Doctor’s mother 'duped' of Rs 17 lakh by neighbour on promise to free arrested son

Following the arrests, Punyashlok’s mother, Yashoda was allegedly approached by their neighbour Sambit Samal who promised her to dismiss the police case against her son for Rs 20 lakh.

  • Monday, 12 February 2024
Cuttack doctor under health dept scanner over illegal sex determination
Cuttack doctor under health dept scanner over illegal sex determination

The accused doctor is reportedly engaged at Deogarh District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
Cuttack Municipal Corporation
Smell of corruption emanates as Cuttack civic body says it spent lakhs on 'banned' stray dog sterilisation drive

As per reports, the Cuttack civic body had spent lakhs of rupees on the stray dog sterilisation drive at a time when the Orissa High Court had put a ban on the same.

  • Wednesday, 07 February 2024
Garlic prices shoot up to Rs 400/kg, bring tears to consumers 
Garlic prices shoot up to Rs 400/kg, bring tears to consumers 

Debendra Sahu, secretary of the Chhatra Bazaar Traders' Association, said, ”The old stocks of garlic have exhausted. The arrival of new crops will take time at least 10 to 15 days. Since the supplies have dwindled, the prices are soaring. The price will come down only after fresh supplies arrive.”

  • Thursday, 01 February 2024
No power show: Odisha Guv, DGP win hearts of subordinates
No power show: Odisha Guv, DGP win hearts of subordinates

Dhani Nayak waxed eloquent on the occasion and was all praise for the DGP for his love and affection. He said, “I am mere subordinate – a sweeper. The officer of such a high position like the DGP embraced me with warm affection and respect on the day of my retirement. I am on cloud nine.”

  • Thursday, 01 February 2024
Awinash Kumar appointed Twin City Additional Police Commissioner
Awinash Kumar appointed Twin City Additional Police Commissioner 

Dayal Gangwar has been appointed as ADG (Police Modernization) while IPS officer Rajesh Kumar, currently posted as ADGP, Modernisation, has been transferred as ADGP, Railways & Coastal Security with the Additional charge of Director of the State Forensic Sciences Laboratory (SFSL).

  • Wednesday, 31 January 2024
10-year-old girl raped in Cuttack
10-year-old orphanage inmate ‘raped’ in Odisha

The girl has been admitted to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition.

  • Wednesday, 31 January 2024
Class 10 Student Attacked
Bike-borne miscreants slit class 10 student’s throat in Cuttack’s Athagarh

Following the incident, the student was rushed to the nearest hospital for treatment. Later, the family members lodged a formal complaint at Athagarh Police Station in connection with the incident.

  • Monday, 29 January 2024
Ten cases of diarrhoea reported from Athagarh
Ten cases of diarrhoea reported from Athagarh

Brahmananda Bhujabal, one of the affected, said, ”We had taken normal food last evening. At night the problem started. All my family members one by one had loose motions, vomiting and fever.”

  • Wednesday, 24 January 2024
Congress likely to revoke suspension order against Moquim, Chiranjib
Congress likely to revoke suspension order against Moquim, Chiranjib

Odisha in-charge of Congress Ajoy Kumar said, “Those leaders who are with us will be called for discussion. Our fight is to save the country. Our fight is to save Odisha. The fruit of patience is sweet.”  

  • Monday, 22 January 2024
Bali Yatra 'scam': Corporators smell plot to suppress probe report
Bali Yatra 'scam': Corporators smell plot to suppress probe report

Congress corporator Santosh Bhola said, "Massive irregularities have been done in Bali Yatra projects. The Committee that was formed to probe the scam has not made its report public. I was inquiring about it on Friday. The CMC is not interested in looking into the irregularities.”

  • Saturday, 20 January 2024
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