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.

Father-son get life term on murder charges in Cuttack

A father and son have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court after being convicted on murder charges.

NCW members meet Pipili gang-rape survivor in hospital

After meeting a minor gang-rape survivor here, National Commission for Women (NCW) members have said they will suggest "tough" recommendations to the NCW for taking stringent action against those responsible for the girl`s plight.

Survey to identify unsafe buildings in Cuttack

Cuttack district administration has decided to carry out a survey and identify the dilapidated and unsafe buildings in the district.

Newborn girl child rescued from Cuttack railway station

A newborn girl child has been rescued from the premises of the Cuttack railway station, railway police sources said.

Cuttack Municipal Corporation council meeting likely on May 30, says deputy mayor

All eyes are now focussed on the first council meeting of newly formed Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) scheduled by this month-end.

Police admit organ theft racket exists in Cuttack, one held

Police commissioner R P Sharma today confirmed that Padmini Nayak, a poor woman of Cuttack city, had parted with one of her kidneys in exchange of money and an organ theft racket was active in the city.

HC concern over land sharks eyeing Lord Jagannath`s property

Taking note of media reports that large tracts of land belonging to the Lord Jagannath Trust are either being encroached upon or sold to influential persons at throwaway prices, Orissa High Court has decided to take up the matter suo motu.

Heat wave condition intensifies in Odisha, toll mounts to 3

The prevailing heat wave condition further intensified in Odisha on Wednesday with maximum temperature reaching 44.3 degree Celsius at the coal town of Talcher even as the state government confirmed death of total three persons due to sun stroke, official sources said.

Odisha Madhyama 10th Class HSC Results 2014 declared; boys outshine girls

The Board of Secondary Education Odisha, Cuttack, on Wednesday announced the results of annual High School Certificate examinations.

Heat wave conditions in Odisha, Talcher sizzles at 44 °C

Heat wave conditions prevailed in Odisha with the mercury on Tuesday touching 44 degree Celsius at Talcher and a dozen of places recording temperatures above 40 deg C with the number of alleged sunstroke deaths mounting to 24, official sources said.

One dies of heatwave in Odisha as mercury touches 43 ºC

The Odisha government on Friday confirmed the death of one person in the heatwave as most parts sizzled with the mercury crossing 40 degree Celsius in 19 places and Titlagarh and Bhawanipatna recording 43 degrees Celsius.

Disabled voters` turnout better than able voters

Cuttack district, which was chosen this time as a pilot district to encourage disabled voters to vote in large numbers, accomplished its mission.

Congress corporator held for money distribution on poll day

A Congress corporator of Cuttack city Giribala Behera was arrested on the charge of distributing money to slum dwellers here for making them vote in favour of the party on Thursday, the police said.

BJD picks up old guards for Cuttack district

Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has picked up the sitting MP and almost all sitting MLAs of Cuttack district to contest next month?s twin elections.