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Monday, July 24, 2017

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Naveen’s visit to Cuttack in chopper draws criticism

Cuttack, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flying to Ravenshaw University in Cuttack, barely 25 km from Bhubaneswar, today drew criticism from different quarters with the opposition Congress describing it as "expensive". Patnaik flew by a six-seater chopper to attend the varsity's student union function. "Patnaik is probably the first chief minister who used a chopper to visit Cuttack, barely 25 km...

Jaundice Thrills Cuttack

Cuttack : One more person tested positive for jaundice on Friday, taking the number of those affected in the city to 14. Though the district administration claimed the situation is under control, locals alleged not less than 100 people of Mehendipur and Mahidas Bazaar are suffering from the water-borne disease. Cuttack city Congress president, Mohammed Moquim said, "Crores of rupees...

Cuttack, Khurda will be connect with 4 lane bypass

Public Works secretary Nalini Kanta Pradhan today announced a grand new road between the Bhubaneswar and Cuttack for better connectivity and the plan for a four-lane 64-km bypass from Khurda to Manguli at the plenary session of India Roads Congress (IRC) will be a reality soon. He told to media personnel; the project report (DPR) for the proposed road will...

22 detained for unlawful fishing in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary

Kendrapara : In a crackdown, 22 fishermen were taken into custody on charge of unlawful fishing activity along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, a senior forest officer said today. The fishing vessel, with 22 on board, had trespassed into prohibited sanctuary corridors flouting the provisions of Wildlife Protection Act, Orissa Marine Fishing Regulation Act and mandatory rules of marine sanctuary, and...

Odisha: EOW arrests Coal Sales Company Official regarding Rs 30 crore Fraud Case

EOW arrests Coal Sales Company Official regarding Rs 30 crore Fraud Case
Purna Chandra Rath, Manager of Karamchand Thapar & Brothers (Coal Sales) Ltd’s Paradip branch has been arrested from Kolkata by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch regarding a Rs. 30 Crore fraud case. The alleged has been brought to the capital city this morning and been produced before the court. According to the latest reports, Rath has been sentenced...

Cuttack: Man Commits Suicide at Kathajodi bridge

Cuttack: A married man jumped into the river from Kathajodi bridge on Thursday. According to sources, Bijay Kumar Sahoo (55) arrived at the bridge by a bus and with wasting no time, he jumped into the river. The search operation is still on and the body of the alleged man is yet to be found. According to sources, Sahoo had involved in an argument...

Ganapati Visarjan Goes Wild In Ravenshaw University

Cuttack: A disturbance took place at Ravenshaw University here when two group of students got involved in a clash regarding Ganapati Visarjan. A complain has been lodged against two students, sources said. Police has detained the two involved students and are currently under-going an interrogation process. Demanding the withdrawal of the case against the two, their supporters went wild and attacked the vehicle of...

Ravenshaw Bizarre: 3 Students drown, 1 missing in River Mahanadi

Odisha News
Three students of Ravenshaw University drowned and one is still missing in Jobra barrage, linked to River Mahanadi on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Sahanwaz Khan, Devi Prasad and Pyarimohan Pradhan. The student who is yet to be traced is Priti Ranjan Das.  The students belong to Information Science and Telecommunication (IST) and Information Technology and Management (ITM) departments...

Jaundice toll rises up to 89 in Cuttack

Cuttack: Jaundice outbreak toll on Wednesday has risen up to 89 in Cuttack after Samabalpur and Kendrapara till now.It has emerged as a major horror for the district administration with the rapid increase in the headcount of affected persons. The number of affected persons, which was 68 till on Tuesday and shot up to 89 on Wednesday after the city...

Jaundice:68 positive cases identified in Cuttack

Cuttack: At least sixty-eight people were identified in positive jaundice tests at Cuttack after Samabalpur and Kendrapara. The outbreak of Jaundice in the city has emerged as a major concern for the district administration with the rapid increase in the head count of affected persons. Sixty-three people were identified on Monday evening and the toll rose up to Sixty-eight on Tuesday...

S M Ali Trophy : Services Beat Odisha by 4 Wickets

Cuttack: Odisha endured its fourth annihilation in the ongoing Syed Mustaq Ali T20 Group-D League tournament after they lost to Services by four wickets at DRIEMS ground here on Thursday. Put into bat, Odisha lost the wicket of wicket of opener Anurag Sarangi for one run. Then again, Abhilash Mallick (30) and Biplab Samantray (35) took the score to 71. The...

Cuttack fire mishap: Six of family burnt to death

Cuttack: In a shocking incident four members of a family have been charred to death in a major fire that broke out in a house in CDA sector-7 area of Odisha’s millennium city this evening  at around 8.30 PM, reports said. The deceased were identified as Anadi Sahoo, his daughter Anita, his sister Kuni and Kuni’s three children. While the three...

First-ever Postal ATM service in Odisha, Launched at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack GPOs

Odisha News
The India Post has launched the first-ever ATM services in Odisha for its savings account holders to woo more customers and stop the slide of struggling postal services. The Postal ATMs were launched at the Bhubaneswar and Cuttack General Post Offices (GPOs) yesterday. Chief Post Master General Tilak Dey inaugurated the Postal ATM services at the PMG Office in Bhubaneswar. The...

Choudwar Undertrial Prisoner Dies at SCB Hospital

Cuttack(Samaya Bureau):  An undertrial prisoner of Choudwar Circle Jail undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today died under mysterious circumstances while his kin alleged that he was tortured by jail officials. The deceased has been identified as Saroj Kumar Das alias Bapi (37) of Das Sahi under Malgodown police station. The deceased’s body bore several injury marks on his...