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Tainted Odisha Doctor Bachaspati Dash Dismissed From Service For Female Foeticide
Tainted Odisha Doctor Bachaspati Dash Dismissed From Service For Female Foeticide

On May 10, Dash was transferred to the Bolangir district headquarters and a departmental inquiry was also initiated against him for a video purportedly showing the Patnagarh SDMO Bachaspati seeking Rs 20000 as bribe to carry out an operation on a patient at the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital (BBMCH), went viral in social media.

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Odia Doctor In Australia Donates 15 Oxygen Concentrators To Bolangir DHH  

A non-resident Odia (NRO) doctor based in Australia has come forward to help people in his native place in the State in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic by donating 15 life-saving oxygen concentrators. 

Tehsildar Attacked By Miscreant Over Non Procurement Of Paddy In Bolangir
Odisha: Tehsildar Attacked By Miscreant Over Non Procurement Of Paddy In Bolangir

Hundreds of farmers blocked State Highway-26 by placing paddy-laden tractors on road alleging irregularities and confusion in token distribution at Deogaon PACS. 

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PC In Odisha Due To Keen Surveillance, Says Top Health Offic
Odisha Logs 6,118 New Covid Cases & 41 Deaths

The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

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OTV Impact: Inquiry Begins Into Reports Of Multiple Bodies On One Pyre In Bolangir

The district Legal services authority (DLSA) has initiated a probe into the reports of multiple bodies being cremated on one pyre at the Bijakhanan cremation ground due to shortage of space.

Ambulance Accident
Odisha: On Way Home With Wife's Body, Man Killed In Ambulance Accident

Tragedy struck twice a family in Bolangir district after a man who was taking the body of his wife home from a hospital to perform her last rites died in an ambulance mishap

Cough Syrup Smuggling In Odisha
Odisha: Massive Haul Of Cough Syrup Seized From Bolangir, 2 Detained

Police on Saturday busted a huge cough syrup smuggling racket and took two persons into custody for questioning in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, police conducted inspection of vehicles in Tureikela area where they detected some unloading activities from a truck.

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Odisha Logs 35 Deaths With 7K Plus New Covid Positive Cases 

The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.

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Forest Guard Shot Dead By Unidentified Assailants During Night Patrolling In Bolangir

In an unfortunate incident, a forest guard on duty was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Rengalibahal under Saintala police limits in the district late on Friday night.

Dozens Of Ventilators Gather Dust In Bolangir Hospital, CDMO Unaware
Dozens Of Ventilators Gather Dust In Bolangir Hospital, CDMO Unaware

The matter came to light after Bolangir MP’s representative Dinesh Sharma visited the General ICU ward of the hospital to meet a critical patient. He found as many as 10 ventilators being left unused and covered with clothes.

Boy Hacked To Death
8-Year-Old Chased, Hacked To Death In Bolangir

In a shocking incident, an eight-year-old boy was brutally hacked to death by a man in Pandaren village under Turekela police limits in Bolangir district on Thursday.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.

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Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.

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'Admin Apathy': Dogs Feast On Half-Burnt Bodies Of Covid-19 Victims In Bolangir

With Coronavirus pandemic unleashing a crisis of unprecedented magnitude, shocking reports of denial of a dignified farewell to victims continued to pour in from various parts of Odisha

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Covid-19: Odisha’s Active Cases Remain Above 1 Lakh As State Logs 11,732 New Infections With 19 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate. 

Dharmendra Pradhan
Dharmendra seeks Harsh Vardhan’s intervention for 19 more oxygen plants in Odisha

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday urged his Cabinet colleague and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to help setting up of 19 more Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) medical oxygen plants in 15 districts of Odisha urgently.

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Odisha’s Covid Tally Crosses 6 Lakh Grim Milestone With 11k Plus Fresh Cases, 21 Deaths

Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.

Thunderstorm, Rain Pummel Twin Cities, Several Other Parts Of Odisha

Heavy rain accompanied by strong gusty winds lashed the Twin Cities of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar and several other areas in the State. 

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Odisha Witnesses Fall In Daily Covid Count, Records 9,793 New Cases With 18 Deaths

The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.

Bribe Inside Bolangir Hospital
OTV Impact: Patnagarh SDMO Transferred, Attendant Suspended Over Bribery Inside Bolangir MCH

Even as the pandemic continues to ravage, a bribery act caught on camera inside Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital has spurred the district health authorities to initiate a crackdown against two erring officials following an OTV report.

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Covid-19: At 10,031 New Infections, Odisha Sees Dip In Daily Cases

Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has  mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.

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79 Odia Migrant Labourers Rescued From Brick Kiln In Telangana

Bhubaneswar: As many as 79 migrant labourers including 21 minor and four pregnant women belonging to Odisha, who were allegedly tortured in a brick kiln in Sangareddy district of Telangana,…

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Sons Carry Covid Positive Father’s Body On Motorcycle For Cremation In Odisha’s Bolangir

Bolangir: In yet another incident of social stigma associated with Covid infection, the dead body of a man was carried on a scooty by his family members at Salandi under…

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Covid Stigma: Bodies Of Covid-19 Patients Carried On Cart, Cycle For Last Rites

Deogarh/ Bolangir: With Covid-19 disease expanding its fatal footprints across the State, more inhuman treatment to dead bodies keep on coming from various places in Odisha. A heart-wrenching incident has…

Medical Team Detained For Five Hours In Bolangir Over ‘Ambiguous’ Covid Reports

Bolangir: A medical team deputed for mass testing for Covid-19 faced utter embarrassment after the villagers of Baragaan in Sadar Block in the district detained the team for around five…