13 child labourers rescued from Cuttack

Thirteen child labourers, engaged in hotels, liquor shops and construction sites, were rescued by the Cuttack district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) with the help of police, a CWC member said on Thursday.

Newspaper owner's bail plea hearing ends, verdict reserved

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday completed hearing on the bail application of newspaper owner Madhu Mohanty, arrested in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha, and reserved its verdict.

Ensure devotees' safety during Puri temple mega ritual

Orissa High Court has asked the state government to make proper and foolproof arrangements for every devotee to pay obeisance to the deities at Jagannath Temple in Puri during Nabakalebar festival next year.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma returns to international fold with sublime hundred
India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma returns to international fold with sublime hundred

Rohit Sharma returns to International cricket with a sublime century against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. The right-handed batsman was batting on run-a-ball 100, helping India compile runs after losing two quick wickets in Ajinkya Rahane and Ambati Rayadu. It's his fifth ODI hundred. India were 177 for two after 31 overs with skipper Virat Kohli unbeaten on 36.

Felt the 2008 Mumbai attack to the bone: Kevin Pietersen
Felt the 2008 Mumbai attack to the bone: Kevin Pietersen

Former England cricket captain Kevin Pietersen has revealed that when his side was touring India and the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack took place, they "felt it to the bone".

Runs coming from openers is a good sign for India: Shikhar Dhawan
Runs coming from openers is a good sign for India: Shikhar Dhawan

As Indian openers pounded the hapless Sri Lankans to rattle up a 231-run stand, Shikhar Dhawan said it was a good sign for the Indian team that top-order batsmen were in good form and his own confidence has shot up after playing a century-knock on Sunday.

India vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews blames batsmen for huge loss
India vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews blames batsmen for huge loss

Questioning the approach of his frontline batsmen, Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews on Sunday blamed the 169-run loss against India in the opening ODI to the abject surrender by the visiting line-up on a good Barabati Stadium wicket, here.

ODI series a chance to test bench strength ahead of 2015 World Cup: Angelo Mathews
ODI series a chance to test bench strength ahead of 2015 World Cup: Angelo Mathews

They may not have of an ideal preparation for the stop-gap five-ODI series against India but Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews on Saturday said that the short tournament would give the team's think-tank an opportunity to assess the bench strength ahead of next year's World Cup.

Sri Lanka series exciting one with World Cup spots up for grabs: Virat Kohli
Sri Lanka series exciting one with World Cup spots up for grabs: Virat Kohli

Relishing at the prospect of leading the side in the the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka, India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said the hastily-planned series would be an exciting one, especially with World Cup spots up for grabs.

46 percent conviction in corruption cases: Naveen Patnaik

Claiming that its Special Court Act has been yielding positive results, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said conviction rate in the corruption cases has reached a record 46 per cent this year.

Odisha: Woman 'on fast for over 50 days' to attain moksha

An 83-year-old Jain woman is on a 'fast unto death' for over 50 days in Cuttack to attain moksha, family sources said.

OCA gears up for Sri Lanka tour opener at Barabati Stadium
OCA gears up for Sri Lanka tour opener at Barabati Stadium

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has made little changes in the prices of tickets for the November 2 ODI between India and Sri Lanka to be played here at Barabati Stadium.

Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener
Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener

Cuttack will host the opening match of the hastily-arranged ODI series between India and Sri Lanka on November 2 after the West Indies' stunning pullout over a pay dispute.

Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police
Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police

Keeping in view the security lapses during last year's India-Sri Lanka match and incidents of Tamil Tiger racists attacking Lankan cricket lovers in London, the city's Commissionerate Police on Friday assured a foolproof safety plan for players and spectators.

Waterlogging worries for Odisha as storm approaches

Anticipating heavy rains accompanying the severe cyclone "Hudhud" that is likely to affect parts of Odisha on Sunday, the administration here is worried about Cuttack city's inherent problem of waterlogging.

Refunding investors' money now will hamper probe: CBI

Responding to a notice issued by the Judicial Commission probing the chit fund scam in Odisha, CBI on Tuesday said evolving a mechanism to refund investors? money at the current stage of the investigation would hamper the probe.

BJD MLA seeks bail in advance

Senior BJD leader and Banki MLA Pravat Kumar Tripathy on Monday approached the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail following the raid of his houses by CBI.

Cuttack city to have two more PSs soon

With rise in population the Commissionerate police in Cuttack city will have two more police stations soon in its jurisdiction.

Cricket coach Sumit Bose passes away
Cricket coach Sumit Bose passes away

Eminent cricket coach and former vice president of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Sumit Bose passed away at his residence in Cuttack on Saturday.

Odisha plans Metro, signs contract for DPR preparation

Odisha government Saturday signed an agreement for preparation of a detailed project report (DPR) for the metro rail services between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.