CUTTACK

  • Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener on Nov 2 18 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 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. According to ESPNCricinfo, the schedule of the series has been released by Sri Lanka Cricket and Ranchi will host the...
  • Odisha: Over 3 lakh affected due to floods, government deploys medical teams August 12, 2014

    Cuttack: Declaring that miseries of people in floodhit areas have compounded due to water receding slowly from villages, the Odisha government on Monday deployed medical teams to conduct a disinfection sweep and provide relief to the areas. Sources in the government said that nearly 3 lakh people have been isolated...
  • AAP candidate in Odisha alleges of police harassment April 7, 2014

    Cuttack: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Bikash Das, contesting from Cuttack Lok Sabha seat, has filed a complaint alleging harassment by a police inspector during campaigning for the April 17 polls, police said. Das in his petition to the Returning Officer (RO) and Cuttack collector has alleged that an...
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik re-nominates candidates for LS seats March 20, 2014

    The ruling BJD president Naveen Patnaik on re-nominated the five sitting MPs and denied ticket to Laxman Tudu who represented Mayurbhanj in the Lok Sabha. While announcing names of candidates for the second phase of polling on April 17, the ruling BJD supremo announced candidates for the seven Parliamentary Constituencies. A...
  • 2008 Kandhamal nun gangrape case: One jailed for 11 years, 2 others for 3, 6 acquitted March 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The district court in Cuttack on Friday convicted three persons and acquitted six in the 2008 Kandhamal nun gangrape case. Prime accused Mitu Patnaik has been sentenced to 11 years imprisonment and the remaining two convicts have been sentenced to 2 years imprisonment. The nun was allegedly gangraped on August...
  • 2008 Kandhamal nun gangrape: Cuttack court to deliver verdict today March 14, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The district court in Cuttack will pronounce its verdict on Friday on the Kandhamal nun gangrape case. The nun was allegedly gangraped on August 25, 2008 at Baliguda in Kandhamal district of Odisha, two days after the communal riots broke out in the district following the killing of VHP...
  • Barabati stadium suitable for Test matches: BCCI February 27, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: A four-member BCCI team on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the existing infrastructure at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for holding Test matches. The team inspected the pitch, outfield, galleries, dressing room and other facilities at the stadium. The team led by Aniruddh Choudhury told reporters in Cuttack that he was personally satisfied...
  • Odisha Jan Morcha launches campaign for CMC polls in style January 15, 2014

    Cuttack: Rajya Sabha Member Pyari Mohan Mohapatra on Wednesday has launched campaign for his newly formed political party Odisha Jana Morcha (OJM) for the forthcoming Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) election. Mohapatra began the campaign by flying kite, party's symbol granted by the Election Commission last month, on the auspicious occasion...
  • Pressure on India to win next two games: Finch October 26, 2013

    Cuttack: With rain reducing the bilateral series to a fivematch affair and India trailing, Australian opener Aaron Finch feels that the pressure will be on the home side to win the remaining two onedayers. "India have to win two to clinch the series, we have to win one to win the...
  • India vs Australia: Cuttack ODI abandoned due to rain October 26, 2013

    Cuttack: The fifth one day international between India and Australia was officially called off on Saturday, with persistent rainfall over the last five days leaving the ground in puddles. It took the umpires just one formal inspection to announce their decision that was on the cards. There was some sunshine on...
  • India vs Australia: Washout looms over fifth ODI in Cuttack October 25, 2013

    The fifth ODI between India and Australia to be played on Saturday at Cuttack is under threat as it has been raining incessantly there, waterlogging the Barabati Stadium outfield. Since Monday, most of the Odisha districts have seen heavy rainfall, and Cuttack hasn't been spared. As per the local forecast, even...
  • OCA plans to dry Barabati Stadium outfield by using chopper October 24, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Exuding confidence of conducting the fifth ODI between India and Australia in Cuttack on Saturday despite heavy rains, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Thursday said it was planning to use a chopper to dry the outfield of the Barabati Stadium. "Yes, it is raining heavy across the state since four...
  • ECoR to regulate, cancel passenger trains due to cyclone October 11, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway has planned to regulate and cancel about 24 passenger trains between Visakhapatnam and Bhadrak on the HowrahChennai Main Line route tommorow in view of Cyclone Phailin which is hit the eastern coast. The trains which will either be regulated and cancelled are PuriCuttackPuri passenger, ParadeepCuttack passenger, CuttackParadeep...
  • Odisha confirms 93 new dengue cases September 4, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: At least 93 new dengue cases were reported Tuesday in Odisha, taking the total number of affected people to 2,593 since June, an official said. The menace shows no signs of abetting with government hospitals in many parts of the state receiving scores of patients every day, a state health...
  • Odisha gangrape: Girl's family forced to pay bribe to get her treated July 30, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The family of the minor girl, who was allegedly gangraped and set on fire, on Tuesday alleged that they were forced to pay a bribe before the minor could be treated at a government hospital in Cuttack. The family has said that two members of the staff demanded a bribe...
  • Odisha: Boy arrested on charge of carrying crude bomb to school July 8, 2013

    Cuttack (Odisha): A classIX student in Cuttack was arrested on Monday on the charge of carrying a crude bomb in a school bag that went off inside the classroom injuring 20 students, including the boy himself. The 14yearold boy of Ayatpur Government High School was produced before Chief Judicial Magistrate...
  • Odisha: Man rapes tribal girl in a moving bus as passengers sleep June 18, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A 27yearold tribal girl was allegedly raped in a moving bus early on Monday morning. The police have arrested one person, who is believed to be the driver's helper. According to the police, there were about five to six other passengers on board the bus. All the passengers are believed...
  • Odisha: Girl admitted to hospital only after dharna outside CM's home April 20, 2013

    Cuttack: After running from one hospital to another, parents of an 11yearold girl with burn injuries staged a dharna in front of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's residence in Cuttack. The incident took place on Friday when the parents of the child were unable to admit their daughter to a hospital. The...
  • Odisha: Police force boys, girls to kneel down at police station March 2, 2013

    Cuttack: Holding preliminary hearings on a PIL alleging human rights violation by Odisha police who forced three girls and as many boys to kneel down at a police station, the High Court on Friday issued notices to the government asking it to file reply within four weeks. The Jajpur district...
  • RAW officer goes missing a day before his wedding February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: An officer of Intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Prashant Agarwal, has been missing after he came to Delhi for his wedding. Prashant, posted in Cuttack in Odisha, had taken leave for his marriage and come to Delhi. His marriage was scheduled to take place on Friday but...
  • Odisha: Teastall owner provides free education to slum children February 15, 2013

    Cuttack: A teastall owner in Cuttack doubles up as a teacher to provide free education to slum children. Every morning, the teastall owner, Prakash Rao, serves free milk to a bunch of kids who gather near his stall. If it weren't for the 55yearold's initiative, the young ones wouldn't have...
  • Favourites Australia whip Pak women by 91 runs in WC February 1, 2013

    Cuttack: Title contenders Australia started their ICC Women's World Cup campaign in a confident manner whipping minnows Pakistan by 91 runs in their group B league opener, here Friday. Opting to bat first, Australian women could manage only 175 in 46.1 overs on a slow Barabati Stadium track but then bowled...
  • No concern over accommodation: Pak women's cricket team January 29, 2013

    Pakistan women's cricket team found itself embroiled in a controversy when media reports claimed they were put up in substandard accommodation in Cuttack. CNNIBN found otherwise. ...
  • ICC okays Pak's WC matches in Cuttack January 25, 2013

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council has confirmed Pakistan will play their Women's World Cup matches in Cuttack. The ICC made the announcement on Friday. Tournament organisers in India moved Pakistan's base and matches from Mumbai for security reasons. Pakistan play Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in group matches in...
  • Protests against Pak team in Odisha January 24, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Normal life was hit in Odisha's Cuttack as schools, colleges and shops were closed after a shutdown called by rightwing Bajrang Dal to oppose staging of a match of Pakistan's women team in the city. Majority of the private business establishments and offices were closed in the district headquarters...
  • Odisha: ABVP protests against Pak women's cricket team visit January 22, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The ABVP's Odisha unit on Tuesday protested outside the Bhubaneswar airport over the participation of the Pakistani cricket team in the upcoming women's world cup tournament. The activists protested outside the airport where BCCI members arrived earlier on Tuesday morning. They are to assess preparations for the matches. On Monday,...
  • Cuttack to host Women's World Cup Group B games January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The east Indian city of Cuttack has been chosen as the second venue after Mumbai to host the ICC Womens World Cup starting January 31, CNNIBN has learnt. The decision has been taken following strong antiPakistan sentiments across the country following the killing of two Indian soldiers at...
  • Pipli rape: Govt told to file response by Sep 7 August 19, 2012

    Cuttack: The Justice PK Mohanty Commission probing the Pipli rape case has asked the Odisha government to submit its reply by the next hearing scheduled on September 7, explaining cause of delay in cremation of the victim. The state government is yet to file its counter on the controversial case after...
  • Odisha: Slum dwellers dig up, eat rotten grain August 12, 2012

    Cuttack: Absolute, ravaging hunger has driven slum dwellers in Odisha to dig up wasted food grain by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and eat it for their survival. The 1,206 bags of PDS rice belonging to the FCI were supposed to feed empty stomachs. Instead, they lay rotting in...