The Maoist ultra who was gunned down by security forces during an encounter at Padampur in the district on Thursday was a DCM (Divisional Committee Member) rank rebel who was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.
A cadre Maoist was gunned down during a joint combing operation by SOJ Jawans and Odisha Police at Padampur in the district on Friday
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.
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.
A pal of gloom descended over the small town of Attabira in Bargarh after Jivardhan Bhoi, a young man in his early 20s, died of COVID on his wedding day.
The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
The Anganwadi worker at Ainlabhata village in the district visited the Padmapur sub-divisional hospital after she complained of some covid symptoms. She tested positive for coronavirus at the hospital, but was denied admission and proper care
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.