Amid despair and gloom due to Covid-19 related mortalities in the second wave of the pandemic, a 100-year-old woman in Odisha’s Nayagarh district rekindled hopes in many by emerging victorious over the disease.
Close to 2 lakh registered health care workers (HCWs) and Frontline Workers (FLWs) in Odisha have not taken vaccine shots against Covid-19.
There are chances of Covid-19 infection among people even after taking both doses of vaccines, said a top health official in Odisha on Saturday.
The number of deaths due to Covid-19 continues unabated with 37 more patients succumbing to the virus in Odisha in the last 24 hours even as new infection dropped significantly to 3806 in the State.
The Odisha government on Thursday constituted a technical committee comprising experts to study reports of Coronavirus infections amongst people in the State who have completed the full schedule of Covid-19 vaccination.
A little less than a year after the sensational rape and murder of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district that had triggered a furore in the State, another minor girl met with similar fate with...
Tapu Mishra’s health condition continues to deteriorate for the past couple of days and she needs to be shifted to outside State for advance treatment, said her sister Dhrutidipa Mishra.
A group of 8 to 10 miscreants armed with sharp weapons like daggers, swords and sticks unleashed terror in Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar and ransacked property in the wee hours of Thursday.
Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 10 lakh after holding a trader at gunpoint in Balasore district on Thursday.
The Commissionerate Police is planning to develop two computer applications to prevent property offences and streamline the return process of recovered stolen items to rightful owners.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the recent seizure of a huge stock of spurious ‘Favipiravir’, a prescribed drug for Covid-19 treatment, from a chemist shop in Cuttack.
Several parts of Odisha are set to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall activities for the next three days from today under the influence of a low pressure area formed over the south Jharkhand and...
At least five shops opened on the occasion of Raja festival in violation of Covid-19 restrictions, were sealed in Bhubaneswar on Monday.
A 12-year-old girl was rescued from the house of a retired Collector from IRC Village, Bhubaneswar on Monday where she was allegedly engaged as a domestic help.
After a hiatus of two months, all centrally-protected monuments, sites and museums under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) are all set to open from June 16.
Children orphaned by Covid-19 will be included in the Green Passage Scheme of Odisha government which was earlier implemented to provide free higher education to orphans
The Odisha Health department on Saturday said a firm in Cuttack which was raided for procuring spurious Favipiravir tablets has purchased nine more drugs from a dubious manufacturer.
In spite of the restrictions enforced in view of Covid-19 pandemic, illegal flesh trade seems to be thriving in the Silver City of Cuttack with the Commissionerate Police busting two such illicit joints on Saturday.
As many as 300 strips of medicines unsuitable for human use and manufactured by a dubious firm were seized from two stores in the Steel City of Rourkela on Saturday.
The national sero-survey for Covid-19 which will be undertaken in three districts of Odisha to determine the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the community will include all children above the age of 6 years.