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Odisha man burned to death, wife and paramour arrested
Odisha man burned to death, wife and paramour arrested

Police rescued a man who was critically burnt on Badhi ground in Choudwar on December 1st night, and was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack where he died the next day.

  • Tuesday, 19 December 2023
Major facelift for the Barabati stadium in Cuttack
Major facelift of Barabati stadium on the cards

OCA secretary, Sanjay Behera said that the renovation of the Barabati stadium will be carried out with the help of the state government and the BCCI.

  • Sunday, 17 December 2023
Missing class five student found dead near pond in Cuttack; murder suspected
Missing class five student found dead near pond in Cuttack; murder suspected

The body of a class five student, who went missing on Saturday, was found with slit throat near a pond in Purbakacha village under Jagatpur police station limits in Cuttack district on Sunday.

  • Sunday, 17 December 2023
CMC Raid At Roadside Meat Shops
CMC raids roadside poultry, meat shops in Cuttack; vendors allege harassment

The raid comes in the wake of the personal appearance of the CMC Deputy Commissioner before the Orissa High Court. The official stated that the roadside poultry shops in Cuttack will be closed soon.

  • Friday, 15 December 2023
Unseasonal rainfall, elephant menace double whammy for Odisha farmers
Unseasonal rainfall, elephant menace double whammy for Odisha farmers

Most of the farmers have lost their sleep over jumbos which have been damaging crops almost every night. They keep on burning fires throughout the night to drive away the animals.

  • Wednesday, 06 December 2023
MLA Bijay Shankar’s marriage application rejected
MLA Bijay Shankar’s marriage application rejected

The MLA applied on September 21, 2023, at the Marriage Registrar's Office in Cuttack for registration of his marriage with Pratyusha Nanda, a resident of Arunodaya Market area. 

  • Tuesday, 05 December 2023
'Money grows on trees’ at Cuttack Bali Yatra; RBI stall draws curious visitors  
'Money grows on trees’ at Cuttack Bali Yatra; RBI stall draws curious visitors  

Another attraction of the Bali Yatra is a counter run by the Reserve Bank of India. Customers throng the stall to exchange their torn, soiled and mutilated currency notes. They were also dismayed to see currency notes hanging from trees.

  • Monday, 04 December 2023
Bali Yatra, a perfect place for dry fish lovers 
Bali Yatra, a perfect place for dry fish lovers 

For non-vegetarians, particularly for those who have a special liking for dried fish, this fair has been a place of attraction. 

  • Saturday, 02 December 2023
MLA Bijay Shankar-Somalika discord
MLA Bijay Shankar-Somalika discord: Somalika fails to appear before marriage registrar 

Marriage registration officer Gopbandhu Parida that no date was given for further hearing and an order on the issue will be released later. 

  • Thursday, 30 November 2023
 Cuttack Bali Yatra 2023: Fairgoers get slice of village life at maritime fest
Cuttack Bali Yatra 2023: Fairgoers get slice of village life at maritime fest

A village-themed pavilion installed on the fairground has turned out to be a major draw for visitors.

  • Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Caught on cam: Man steals mobile phone in Dhabaleswar Temple, detained
Caught on cam: Man steals mobile phone in Dhabaleswar Temple, detained

A mobile looter was detained by the police on Saturday after he was caught on CCTV while stealing a mobile phone in Dhabaleswar Temple.

  • Sunday, 26 November 2023
Gaja Bhoga offered to Lord Dhabaleswar
Famous ‘Gaja Bhoga’ offered to Lord Dhabaleswar

The famous ‘Gaja Bhoga’ made of rice, flour, coconut, jaggery and cardamom was offered to the deity like every year on the occasion of ‘Bada Osha’ (biggest fasting festival) in Odisha.

  • Sunday, 26 November 2023
Bali Yatra 2023 to feature 35-ft high and 100-ft wide sand sculpture of boat 
Bali Yatra 2023 to feature 35-ft high and 100-ft wide sand sculpture of boat 

People will get a feel of the rural settings on the festival ground. Apart from the massive sand art of the boat, models of thatched houses, temples, Meena Bazaar and various types of swings on the festival ground will give visitors a new experience.    

  • Saturday, 25 November 2023
Youth held for blackmailing woman with morphed nude pics on fake Instagram account
Youth held for blackmailing woman with morphed nude pics on fake Instagram account

A youth was held for allegedly blackmailing a woman by circulating her morphed nude photographs using a fake account on Instagram.

  • Friday, 24 November 2023
Devotees throng Dhabaleswar temple in large numbers to observe Panchuka
Holy Panchuka Starts in Odisha; Devotees throng Puri, Dhabaleswar

As per the tradition, five special attires of Lord Jagannath take place in Puri during this period.

  • Thursday, 23 November 2023
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