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Odisha Lockdown
Will Odisha Completely Unlock From July 1; Major Announcement Today On New Covid Guidelines

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.

Odisha Govt Orders Streamlining Covid Testing Process In State
Odisha's Daily Covid Tally Drops To 2,640, New Fatalities 40

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.

District-Wise Unlock Decision After Review Of Covid Situation: DMET
District-Wise Unlock Decision After Review Of Covid Situation: DMET

Few districts in the State are witnessing a declining trend in the daily Covid cases for some days and subsequent rise afterwards.

 Balasore Hospital
Shocking Apathy In Balasore Hospital: Corpses Not Cremated, Dumped In Room

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

Crowd for Vaccination
Covid Norms Thrown To Wind; Heavy Rush At Vaccination Centres In Balasore, Cutttack

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.

Covid-19 cases In odisha
Covid Cases In Odisha Dip To Record Low In Over Two Months, No Let Up In Deaths

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.

Crackdown on chariot construction
10 Servitors Held For Making Chariots For Banned Rath Yatra 

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 Ruckus
BJP Activists Protest Absence Of PM Modi's Photo At Vaccination Site In Balasore

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.

Covid-19
Covid-19 In Odisha: Dip In Daily Cases Continues, No Let Up In Fatalities

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.

Boy Hangs Self
Boy Hangs Self After Father Refuses To Give Mobile Phone For Gaming

Upset with his father for refusing him to give mobile phone to play online game, a 15-year-old boy allegedly killed himself.

Rs 10 Lakh Loot
Jeweller Robbed Of Rs 10 Lakh In Balasore

Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 10 lakh after holding a trader at gunpoint in Balasore district on Thursday.

Orphaned By Covid, 7-Year-Old Girl Takes Care Of 45 Day-Old Brother In Odisha's Balasore
Orphaned By Covid, 7-Year-Old Girl Takes Care Of 45 Day-Old Brother In Odisha's Balasore

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. 

Corona cases
Odisha Reports 4,339 New COVID-19 Cases, 44 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

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.

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Odisha Set To Witness Heavy Rains

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.

Covid cases in Odisha
Covid-19: Odisha Logs 43 Deaths & 5,235 New Positives

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

Girl Donates For Abhishek's Treatment
Class 3 Girl Breaks Piggy Bank, Donates Rs 2000 For Abhishek's ECMO Treatment; Wins Hearts

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.

Covid cases
Covid-19: Odisha Sees 44 Deaths & 6,097 New Positives

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

Sabitri Festival
Shoppers In Odisha Throw Covid Norms To Wind On 'Sabitri' Eve

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.

Pratap Sarangi
Odisha Govt Taking Casual Approach In Post-Cyclone Rehabilitation: Pratap Sarangi

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.

Bus Turns Shelter For Cyclone Yaas-Hit Family In Odisha
Bus Turns Shelter For Cyclone Yaas-Hit Family In Odisha

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.

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.

Cyclone Yaas
Central Team Starts ‘Yaas’ Damage Assessment In Odisha

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’.

BJP Leader Brutally Beaten To Death In Mayurbhanj
Road Rage: BJP Leader Brutally Beaten To Death In Mayurbhanj, 3 Arrested

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.

brown sugar
Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 2 cr Seized In Balasore, 3 Smugglers Held

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.

BJP
Odisha BJP Finds Lapses In Govt’s Cyclone Preparedness, Demands Early Compensation To Victims

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.