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Tag: Twin City

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Rising Cooking Gas Price: BJD Launches 3-Day Protest

The ruling-BJD on Monday began its 3 days state wide protest against rising LPG and fuel prices.

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Low Key Idol Immersion Ceremony To Mark End Of Durga Puja Festival In Odisha
Low Key Idol Immersion Ceremony To Mark End Of Durga Puja Festival In Odisha

The usage of fire crackers and processions with music during immersion of the idols are barred in the State this year.

Covid 19
Outsiders’ Inflow Causing Covid Infection Plateau In Bhubaneswar-Cuttack: Odisha Health Official

The cases are revolving around a particular figure in the two cities, he said attributing the phenomenon to the regular movement of outsiders to Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

Police Warns People In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Of Home Delivery Fraud
Police Warns People In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Of Home Delivery Fraud

Apart from the home delivery fraud, the Commissionerate Police has also advised people to beware of the fake advertisements.

Katuri Gang
Odisha: Five Of Notorious Axe Gang Arrested, 200 Gm Gold, 6 Kg Silver Seized

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Wednesday arrested five dreaded criminals of notorious ‘Katuri Gang’ (Axe Gang) which has been terrorising the twin city residents for the last several months. The…

Twin City Commissionerate Police Issues Guidelines For Holi, Dola Melan; Check Details

Cuttack: The resurgence of Covid-19 cases has now forced the Commissionerate Police to issue strict guidelines for Dola Melan and Holi celebrations in the millennium city of Cuttack. As per the latest guidelines issued by the Commissionerate Police, no playing of Holi is allowed in large scale manner by any kind of gathering or crowding […]

No Zero Night Celebrations, Sec 144 In Cuttack- Bhubaneswar Tonight

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure that there is no large gathering in public places, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday decided to clamp prohibitory orders under Section 144 in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi appealed to the people of the twin cities not to take part in Zero Night […]

No Zero Night Celebrations In Twin City; Commissionerate Police Draws Security Plan

Bhubaneswar: In view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, there will be no Zero Night celebrations in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar this year. The officials of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) have come up with special guidelines which prohibit large gatherings during Zero Night celebrations. Any kind of event […]

Thick Blanket Of Fog Engulfs Odisha; Vehicular Movement Hit In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: As per India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) forecast, a thick blanket of dense fog engulfed several parts of Odisha including the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Though early-risers had the opportunity to witness the thick pall of mist, the dense cover of fog also created troubles for hundreds of motorists who were […]

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Covid Shadow On Dussehra: Here’s How Twin City Celebrating Durga Puja

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: It is that time of the year when people, wherever they are residing, either for job or any other purpose, come back to their native places to celebrate the festivities with series of shopping, pandal hopping and rejoicing with families and friends. With Covid-19 pandemic scare and consequent restrictions imposed by the government, the […]

Light To Moderate Rainfall Likely In Several Odisha Districts
Heavy Rainfall Alert Issued For Cuttack, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: No respite seems to be on way for the people in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar as the met department has predicted heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours. As per the Regional Meteorological Centre, intense spell of rain is likely to lash the twin cities in the next 24 hours. It […]

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Will shut markets if COVID19 guidelines not followed: Twin City Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The Police Commissioner of Cuttack & Bhubaneswar, Sudhanshu Sarangi today conducted a field inspection at Bhubaneswar Unit-2 Market Building to check whether COVID19 guidelines are being followed or not in busy market places. The Commissioner conducted the inspection along with the DCP. During the inspection, the Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi warned that police will be […]

Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha: DGP Will Get 1st Jab Tomorrow, Policemen & Frontline Warriors To Follow
50 More Officers, 5 Platoons Of Armed Police To Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: As many as 50 more police officers and five platoons of armed policemen will be deployed in the Twin City of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to strictly enforce COVID-19 guidelines as the pandemic situation in the cities seems to have reached to an alarming level. Odisha police chief Abhay on Thursday said that the deployment […]

COVID-19 Cases In Cuttack–Bhubaneswar Cross 9K Mark

Bhubaneswar: COVID-19 graph in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar is now on a rising trend. After witnessing highest single-day spike of 370 cases, Bhubaneswar reported 319 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. It is for the second consecutive day that the smart city reported over 300 COVID-19 cases. Of the new 319 cases, 172 […]

Ganesh Puja: PIL Filed In Orissa High Court Against Ban On Community Celebration

Bhubaneswar: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Orissa High Court against restrictions imposed on community celebration of Ganesh Puja in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. As per the reports, President of Budha Ganesh Puja Committee, Shivendra Hata has filed a PIL in the High Court urging for permission to all […]

COVID-19: No Community Celebration Of Ganesh Puja In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack

Bhubaneswar/Jajpur: In what could be an indication of things to expect this festive season, community celebration of Ganesh Puja has been restricted in the Twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar this year in view of the Coronavirus pandemic. No mandaps in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack will be allowed to conduct puja as […]

48-Hour Weekend Shutdown To Contain COVID-19 Spread Begins In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A thick blanket of security cover is in place in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar in view of the 48-hour weekend shutdown which began in 11 districts of Odisha today. Odisha government has ordered a complete shutdown of non-essential services to contain and flatten the COVID-19 curve which saw a sharp rise […]

Public Movement Restricted From 7 PM To 7 AM In Several Districts Of Odisha & Twin Cities

Bhubaneswar: Even though Odisha government has allowed considerable relaxations to economic activities in the lockdown 3.0 from May 4, strict ban on non-essential activities of public between 7 PM and 7 AM has already been enforced in several COVID affected districts and the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar in the State as per the […]

Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: FAQs Answered Here
Bhubaneswar and Cuttack continue to be under lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Sunday said lockdown restrictions will continue in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to contain the spread of COVID-19. Chief secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the twin cities continue to be under lockdown restrictions. Also Read: COVID-19 Lockdown Blow: Unemployment Rate In Odisha Zooms To 4-Yr High In March! […]

Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Grocery, Other Shops to remain open in Bhubaneswar-Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: Clearing apprehension among people over possible shortage of essential commodities, Commissionerate Police on Monday clarified that while shopping malls in twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar will remain closed till March 31, the closure order will not cover shops and commercial establishments selling groceries, vegetables, fruits, milk, medicines and other daily essential requirements. Earlier […]

Tyre Killers Soon In Bhubaneswar & Cuttack Roads To Prevent Wrong-Side Driving

Bhubaneswar: The roads in twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack will soon have spike barriers, otherwise known as the tyre killers, to deter wrong-side driving of vehicles. A decision in this regard was taken by the Commissionerate Police today keeping in view the safety of commuters and smooth movement of vehicles in choked areas where […]

Odisha Police To Appoint Women Volunteers As SPOs To Fight Crime Against Women

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to fight crime against women, Commissionerate Police in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has decided to appoint girl students as well as working women as Special Police Officers (SPOs). Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi today informed that already 41 institutions including educational institutions and others in IT and corporate sectors […]

Twin City policemen patrolling in PCR vans to carry guns

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: In the past few days, armed miscreants have created havoc in different places of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Amid rising crime in twin city, Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Commissionerate Police today informed that cops will carry loaded firearms in PCR vans to combat armed miscreants. Police Commissioner, Satyajit Mohanty stated, “Well-trained cops in PCR vans will carry pistol […]

State soaks in Vijaya Dashami Celebrations

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: ‘Vijaya Dashami’, a celebration of victory of good over evil, is being observed across the State today. Since morning devotees have been making beeline at Durga mandaps and temples to seek blessings of the Goddess. Special arrangements have been made at different puja mandaps and peethas across the state for the Vijaya Dashami celebrations. […]

Road caves in again in twin city

Cuttack: Movement of vehicular traffic was disrupted after a major portion of a road near CDA sector-9 caved in today. As a six feet crater was caused on road, it created problems for the commuters as well as local residents. Apprehending mishaps, locals blocked the road as a precautionary measure. #WATCH: Portion of road caves […]

'JICA Project to be completed by 2019 in Twin City'

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday directed the officials to complete the pending works of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)-assisted Odisha Integrated Sanitation Improvement Project (OISIP) in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar by 2019. The progress of sanitation projects was reviewed at the State-level steering committee meeting chaired by Chief Secretary AP Padhi here. […]

Satyajit Mohanty assumes charge as Twin City Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: IPS officer Satyajit Mohanty today assumed charge as the Police Commissioner of the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. He was appointed the new Police Commissioner of the Commissionerate Police on July 28. “My efforts will be to provide quality service to people and win their trust. In view of this, we will strengthen […]

New Twin City Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty to assume office in August

Bhubaneswar: The newly-appointed Police Commissioner of the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Satyajit Mohanty, who was scheduled to take charge today, will assume office in August. Mohanty, who is presently the acting Director General of Odisha Police (DGP) since Rajendra Sharma is out of state, will be taking charge as the Commissioner once the […]

Heavy rains lash twin city; road, rail & air traffic affected

Thunderclouds hovered over the twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Tuesday morning bringing along heavy rains and lightening throwing normal life out of gear.

Most rapes in Twin City were in case of 'love, elopement'

Bhubaneswar: Shocking but true! Atrocities against women continue to be on the rise in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar as 180 rape incidents were reported in 2017, as per the annual crime statistics released by the Commissionerate police. The situation can be considered alarming given the fact that 138 rape cases were registered […]

Cops to be on toes for Valentine's Day

Bhubaneswar: Sending a stern warning to several outfits, Commissionerate Police on Tuesday decided to act tough on such ‘moral policing’ on the occasion of Valentine’s Day to be celebrated by youngsters in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar tomorrow. Police Commissioner YB Khurania stated that, “Whosoever takes law into hands will be taken to […]

Special drive to check illegal liquor sale during festivities

Bhubaneswar: Think twice before dipping into revelry during Dusshera as Excise department has decided to launch special drives to put a check on the sale of liquor ‘illegally’ to maintain law and order during the festive season in Odisha. As per the decision, the Excise Department has decided to set up a control room and […]

Commissionerate police braces up to ensure hassle-free Dusshera

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack : With the twin city gearing up for the Durga Puja, the Commissionerate Police on Tuesday held a preparatory meeting here at the Headquarters to make the upcoming Puja festivities in the both cities hassle-free. Chaired by Police Commissioner YB Khurania, the meeting was attended by DCP Satyabrata Bhoi, Fire Brigade personnel, Durga Puja […]

Heavy rains lash twin-city, inundate low-lying places

Bhubaneswar: People in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack had a harrowing time negotiating the roads after a heavy downpour caused waterlogging in many low lying areas here on Thursday. Due to incessant heavy rains, artificial lakes were created in the by-lanes and roads at several places in both the urban centres. The flooded […]

Friendship Day: When buddies hold hands for lifetime

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The doorbell rings and you have a smile on your lips to see a bunch of flowers, a teddy and a sweet little card. Friendship is in air! From a time when the concept was limited to feelings between two or more individuals to the present day where expression rules roost, the day has […]

Drunken foreigner
Sex racket slur on drunken woman: Police summons house owner

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police (CP) today summoned the owner of the house where a woman from Uzbekistan was allegedly running a sex racket in the Capital city. The house owner of Plot-28 in Patia’s Maruti Villa is reportedly a Kolkata-based businessman. He has been asked to appear before the police within two days for questioning. […]

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Sex racket busted by Lingaraj police, 3 women rescued

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of sealing hotels and parlours for being used as brothels, Commissionerate police on Tuesday busted another sex racket operating from a beauty parlour in the city. According to reports, three women were rescued while four persons were arrested following a raid by a special team of Lingaraj police on the […]

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Adventure sports: Paramotoring ride now in Twin City

Bhubaneswar: Adventure lovers of the Twin City can now touch the sky with the launch of paramotoring ride on Tuesday. A city based group Fun Rides is offering the adventure sport atop the scenic Barunei hills near IIT Jatni. Paramotoring ride is a thrilling sport wherein you suddenly start flying while riding a motorcycle, said […]

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Sex racket: 7 hotels, parlours in twin city sealed

Bhubaneswar: Tightening its noose around the hotels and parlours with past record of running sex rackets, the Commissionerate Police on Friday sealed as many as seven such establishments in the twin city. Official involved in the raid said six hotels and parlours have been sealed in the capital city. These are Hotel Nirmal Palace, Janata […]

YB Khurania
Special drive to curb drug peddling, illegal firearms trade in capital city: CP

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police would launch a special drive to curb drug peddling and illegal firearms trade in the state capital. Apart from this emphasis would be given traffic control and protection to women and senior citizens, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Giving a detailed account of the annual crime rate in the twin […]