The city has expanded by leaps and bounds, and so has traffic chaos. But rise in accidents is not the lone indicator of the chaotic traffic, the continuous increase in collection of fines from violators also reflects poor traffic management in the state capital.
Cricket fans are excited about the IPL match that will be played between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Wednesday. But the players themselves are keeping a low profile, ostensibly in the wake of the raging controversy involving match fixing and corruption in the previous IPL.
Cricket fans from across the state have already started camping in Cuttack to witness the Twenty20 cricket match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at Barabati stadium in Cuttack tomorrow.
The state government has decided to set up a driving training institute to teach youths aspiring to drive heavy vehicles free of cost. A 12-acre land has been identified near Khandagiri for it.
After the relaxation of the model code of conduct, police and civic body authorities are gearing up to conduct a joint inspection of sites where multi-level parking lots can be built.
The state government has decided to allot a one-acre plot for the proposed building at Chandrasekhapur at a nominal ground rent of Rs 300 per year.