India  /  Published 21.12.21

Naveen inaugurates Odisha's longest bridge

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the state’s longest bridge over Mahanadi river at Gopinathpur in Cuttack district. The 3.4-km-long bridge, connecting Singhanath Pitha...
By PTI in Cuttack

India  /  Published 11.11.21

No Bali Yatra in Cuttack this year

The famous Bali Yatra in Cuttack will not be held for the second consecutive year with the district administration deciding against it in view of the Covid-19 epidemic. The week-long festival that re...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 29.09.21

The Cuttack Club breaks glass ceiling

The Cuttack Club, which was established in 1865, has elected a woman president for the first time in 156 years of its existence. After being elected president, Dr Sanjukta Mohapatra, former principal...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Man held for poisoning 20 dogs

A 53-year-old sweetmeat seller in Odisha was arrested on Thursday for allegedly killing 20 stray dogs with poison in the last five days. The accused, Ajay Kumar Sahoo, was held following his latest k...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 21.04.21

Kumbh returnees in Odisha test positive

Twenty-three Kumbh mela returnees have so far tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha. While 13 were found to be infected with the virus while undergoing RT-PCR tests at the Cuttack railway station th...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


India  /  Published 20.04.21

Special squads for Covid-19 medicines

The Odisha government has constituted a state-level committee under the leadership of additional director general (ADG), Crime Branch, to keep a tab on the shortage and black marketing of Covid-19 med...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.01.21

Ignored, Netaji birthplace rejects politics

The parental house, Janakinath Bhavan, where he was born, has been converted into Netaji Birth Place Museum. It has galleries displaying rare photographs of Netaji’s early life, his time with IN...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 08.01.21

BJP, BJD clash over murder in Odisha

The BJP and the BJD on Thursday traded charges over the murder of senior Odisha BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingh Baral.  Both were allegedly hacked to death last Saturday w...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 08.09.20

Domestic violence case against BJD MP deferred

Earlier, Mohanty had told the media he was yet to get a legal notice in the matter. The DPO has contacted Mohanty, but is yet to record his statement on the allegations made by Varsha. However, the D...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 02.09.20

Orissa High Court nod for Cuttack’s oldest Puja

The Orissa High Court has allowed Balu Bazaar Puja Committee, the oldest puja committee of the 1,000-year-old Cuttack city, to organise Durga Puja but without public participation and with strict adhe...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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