Though the Covid-19 graphs in majority of districts in the State have waned, the situation is still far from satisfactory in some districts, especially in the coastal belts of Odisha.
The vacillating trend of the daily Covid cases in Odisha for the past several days saw a big drop on Tuesday with the State recording 2,640 positives, its record low in over last two months. The new cases have taken the State's cumulative virus count tally to 9,06,429.
Few districts in the State are witnessing a declining trend in the daily Covid cases for some days and subsequent rise afterwards.
A shocking apathy came to light at Balasore Medical when it was found that the unidentified dead bodies of the patients have been dumped in a small room near the postmortem center
Following the implementation of offline registration for the mass Covid19 vaccination programme, large number of beneficiaries, especially the young mass, were found crowding at different inoculation centres in the State, throwing covid protocols to wind.
There is no relief from the single-day Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha even as the daily positive cases on Tuesday dipped to below 3000-mark, a record low in over last two months.
As many as 10 Maharana servitors engaged in the construction of chariots in violation of Odisha government’s order were arrested in Nilgiri area of Balasore in a joint raid by the district administration and police on Monday.
BJP leaders and activists created ruckus at a mass vaccination site in Balasore town moments before the inauguration of the much awaited programme on Monday.
The single-day Covid-19 fatalities continue to remain above 40 even as the daily case count has been witnessing a dip for last several days in Odisha.
Upset with his father for refusing him to give mobile phone to play online game, a 15-year-old boy allegedly killed himself.
Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 10 lakh after holding a trader at gunpoint in Balasore district on Thursday.
OTV caught up with the little fairy Krishna in a small hut at Nimatpur village in Bhogarai block while she was nursing her infant brother and trying to put him to sleep by swaying a hammock.
Even as the Covid-19 graph continued with its downward trend, there seems to be no let up in the fatalities as 44 more deaths were reported from different parts of Odisha in the last 24 hours.
A Low Pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining Odisha is most likely to trigger torrential rain in most parts of the State from today. The weather condition would continue till June 14, according to a forecast by the IMD.
Odisha recorded 5,235 new Covid-19 cases on Friday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,42,461, the State I&PR Department informed
When an eight-year-old girl donates to save a life, it is the intent that is worth an example and not the money for consideration.
Odisha recorded 6,097 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,37,226, the State I&PR Department informed
A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.
Union Minister Pratap Sarangi today came down heavily on Odisha government for allegedly sitting silent after evacuating people during cyclone ‘Yaas’ that had hit the coast in north Odisha on May 26 leaving a trail of destruction.
For the family of Hemant Das, the sky was so blue and serene but on May 26, suddenly everything changed. Clouds darkened over their fate just like the sky when hostile winds and torrential downpour made their life miserable.
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.
An Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) which reached Odisha on Sunday began field trips to the affected areas today to conduct an on-the-spot assessment of damages caused by cyclone ‘Yaas’.
Based on a written complaint at the Kaptipada Police Station by his family members, three persons have been arrested from Khunta area in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday late night.
Intensifying the crackdown against circulation of narcotics in the State, the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch seized huge quantities of brown sugar and arrested three smugglers at Jaleswar area in the district on Friday.
Raising question over the State government's claims of smooth management of cyclone ‘Yaas’, the Odisha unit of BJP on Thursday alleged that the Revenue and Disaster Management department had not prepared itself, as required, much before the storm hit the coast.