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BJD MLA
Local MLA Can Be Taken Into Confidence While Managing COVID-19 Situation: BJD MLA To CM Naveen   

Bhubaneswar: Amid the return of stranded migrants to Odisha, Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi has urged the State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to ensure that all the district administrations take the local MLA into confidence when...

Teacher turns labourer
COVID-19 Crisis Forces Many To Change Occupation To Make Ends Meet

Bhubaneswar: The outbreak of COVID-19 is not just an unprecedented crisis but an event which is turning out to be a harbinger of doom. While many have been pushed into extreme poverty, some are forced...

Subroto Bagchi
Every Migrant Has Right To Return Home: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Citing that there are opposition and criticism in certain quarters over the decision to allow migrants to return to state amid rising COVID19 infections, State government spokesperson, Subroto Bagchi today stated that apart from...

Rath Khala
Puri Rath Yatra: COVID-19 test for servitors engaged in chariot construction

Puri: The Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Krishan Kumar today informed that COVID-19 tests will be conducted for all the Biswakarma servitors (carpenters) engaged in construction work of chariots for Rath Yatra...

COVID-19 lockdown
Odisha allows 12-hour working day to replenish man-hours lost in COVID-19 lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today increased the working hours in different industries in the State in a bid to replenish man-hours lost because of the COVID-19 lockdown. During a press briefing on Friday, Commissioner-cum-Secretary of...

Girish-Vaisyaraj
OTV Exclusive: Kudos! Odisha Student Develops GoGrocy App For Delivery Of Essentials In Semi-Urban & Rural Areas

Bhubaneswar: At a time when lockdown has brought hardship for people especially those living in rural areas, a 3rd year engineering student in Odisha has developed a mobile app through which doorstep delivery of essential...

COVID-19 testings
CM Naveen directs to increase per day COVID-19 testings to 15,000 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed the Health Department authorities to increase the COVID-19 testing capacity in Odisha to 15,000 per day. The decision was taken at a review meeting...

Odisha bus fares
Odisha Govt Allows Plying Of Buses In Green Zones

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to the confusion over the movement of buses during the extended lockdown period, Odisha government today announced that buses will be allowed to ply on both intra-district and inter-district routes in...

Bhubaneswar man
Odisha man dies as hospitals ‘refuse’ treatment during lockdown; wife, daughter spend night with body on road

Bhubaneswar: Though we are following social distancing as a precautionary measure to protect ourselves from Coronavirus, it seems some of us have distanced ourselves from humanity completely. In one such heart-wrenching incident, Rabindra Nayak of...

RBI-Governor
"We shall cure, we shall endure"- RBI Governor Announces Ameliorative Measures In Wake Of COVID-19

New Delhi: While Coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the world shutting down economies, the Reserve Bank of India on Friday announced a slew of measures to help the country fight the economic blues resulting from...

Containment zone
Satya Nagar area in Bhubaneswar declared COVID-19 containment zone

Bhubaneswar:  A day after Odisha’s first COVID-19 death was reported in Bhubaneswar, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared Satya Nagar as containment zone after detection of a positive case in the area. The areas...

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BMC declares COVID-19 containment zones in Bhubaneswar

Berhampur: With an aim to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the capital city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today declared Jadupur, Begunia and Sundarpada areas as COVID-19 containment zones. “No public shall be allowed...

Coronavirus
COVID-19 Breaking: 2 more test positive in Bhubaneswar, Odisha's tally stands at 23

Bhubaneswar: Moments after Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy announced about the lifting of shutdown tonight, two more COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Bhubaneswar. The detection of two fresh cases means that the total number of...

COVID-19
Puri COVID19 Patient With Delhi Travel History Is A Postman In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: While briefing mediapersons, the Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Prem Chandra Chaudhary, informed that a person from Puri, who tested positive for Coronavirus is a postman in Bhubaneswar. “He is a postman at...

Odisha weather alert
Odisha Weather Alert: Met dept predicts rainfall in several places across till April 9

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar has predicted rainfall in several places across Odisha over a period of five days till April 9. Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur...

Coronavirus-1
Sixth COVID-19 positive case reported in Odisha

Cuttack: Another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha taking the total number of cases to six. While  two persons have recuperated completely, the number of active cases in the State now stands at...

Odisha-Covid-19-Shutdown
Covid-19 Outbreak: Odisha Imposes Complete Shutdown In 3 Cities To Check Community Transmission

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Friday announced that a complete shutdown will be imposed in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak town for 48 hours from 8 PM today till 8 PM on Sunday as...

Corona123
Odisha’s first COVID-19 patient tests negative, being discharged: Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: At a time when novel-Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has turned out to be a major challenge for the central and State governments, patient-1 infected with the virus in Odisha has reportedly tested negative at Capital...

PM-Modi
Coronavirus Outbreak: PM Modi announces 21-day nationwide lockdown from tonight

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting the challenge of the Coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation today, announced a 21-day lockdown from 12 AM tonight. “If we are not able to manage the...

AIIMS Bhubaneswar
COVID-19: Complaint Filed At NHRC Against AIIMS Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A complaint has been registered against All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over alleged breach in protocol in the testing of the second COVID-19 positive patient...

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