Tag: Cuttack

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
Members of the Cuttack Private Bus Owners' Association briefing media during a press meet.
Cuttack private bus owners extend support to Odisha Assembly gherao call on Nov 22

Cuttack Private Bus Owners' Association announced to extend its support to Odisha Private Bus Owners' call to gherao the Odisha Assembly.

  • Tuesday, 21 November 2023
Opposition Corporators stage protest in Cuttack
Opposition Corporators’ protest in Cuttack CMC office enters third day

BJP alleged that the civic body authorities are indulged in corruption and irregularities for a long time.

  • Thursday, 16 November 2023
Youth dupes job aspirants of Rs 60 lakh
Youth dupes job aspirants of Rs 60 lakh by impersonating Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s PA

The accused has been identified as Santosh Mahuri who is a resident of Berhampur.

  • Sunday, 12 November 2023
Temple priest detained for rape attempt on minor girl in Odisha’s Cuttack 
Temple priest detained for rape attempt on minor girl in Odisha’s Cuttack 

The girl’s father in his complaint demanded stringent punishment for the accused and justice for her minor daughter.

  • Thursday, 09 November 2023
Students, lecturers launch protest against women's college principal in Cuttack
Students, lecturers launch protest against women's college principal in Cuttack

The agitating students alleged that though they had taken up the issue with the district Collector, the latter did not pay heed to their complaint. They staged protests and demanded immediate transfer of the principal.

  • Wednesday, 08 November 2023
Crocodile spotted in Bhattarika area in Cuttack, triggers panic
Crocodile spotted in Bhattarika area in Cuttack, triggers panic

Some residents of Gamei village on the banks of Mahanadi had gone to the river to take bath. However, they were appalled to see a big crocodile afloat in the river. As the news spread, a large crowd gathered on the banks.

  • Tuesday, 07 November 2023
Row erupts over handing over of 'school land' for 5-star hotel project in Cuttack
Row erupts over handing over of 'school land' for 5-star hotel project in Cuttack

Local residents have expressed apprehension that a school playground close to the entrance of the upcoming hotel would be handed over to the company.

  • Saturday, 28 October 2023
Eviction resumes on ASI land in Cuttack: slum dwellers cry for rehab
Eviction resumes on ASI land in Cuttack: Slum dwellers cry for rehab

The slum dwellers strongly opposed the drive without any rehabilitation plan  

  • Friday, 27 October 2023
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