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Bhadrak is a city of Odisha state in eastern India. It came into existence on 1 April 1993. According to legend, the city derives its name from the Goddess Bhadrakali whose temple is on the banks of the Salandi River. Dhamra, one of the deep draft ports of India which can accommodate super cape-size vessels is situated in Bhadrak. Bhadrak is also famous for Palua Ladu, special kind of sweet.

Fire At COVID Hospital
Fire Erupts Near COVID Ward Of Bhadrak District Hospital, No Injuries Reported

Panic gripped the Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after the Diesel Generator (DG) room located adjacent to the COVID ward caught fire 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.

Lockdown Odisha due to Covid-19
Odisha Lockdown Extension: Govt Offices To Run With 10% Staff, 33% Strength At Pvt Firms

Extending the ongoing lockdown till June 1, 2021, the Odisha government on Tuesday made stricter arrangements both for the public sector and private sector organisations.

Odisha: Police Face Locals’ Ire During Mask Checking In Bhadrak 
Odisha: Police Face Locals’ Ire During Mask Checking In Bhadrak 

The villagers argued with police questioning if it was necessary to wear mask while standing in front of their house.

Covid Cases
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. 

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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.

Covishield
Gap Between Two Dosage Of Covishield: Odisha Issues Guidelines

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had on Thursday widened the gap between two doses of Serum Institute of India’s Covidshield vaccine from 42 days (6 weeks) to 84 days (12weeks).

odia man body stranded
Odia Labourer’s Body Stranded in Haryana For Five Days, Family Suspects Murder

The mortal remains of an Odia migrant labourer who died in Haryana has been stranded for the last five days. 

Tehsildar
Another Tehsildar Faces Public Fury During Covid Duty In Bhadrak

In yet another instance of attack on government officials deployed on Covid-19 duty, a tehsildar faced the ire of general public during a crackdown on Covid norms violators in Basudevpur area in the district on Wednesday.

Covid Cases
Covid 19: Odisha Adds 10,649 New Cases, 19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.

oxygen plant
DRDO To Set Up Seven Medical Oxygen Plants In Odisha 

In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.

Thunderstorm
Weather Alert: Thunderstorms, Rainfall Likely In Parts Of Odisha Today

Several places across Odisha especially coastal parts are likely to experience thunderstorm activities including light to moderate rain accompanied by gusty surface winds on Tuesday.

Dharna
Protests, Covid Norms Violation Mark Vaccination Drive At Several Centres Across Odisha

Protesting unavailability of Covid-19 vaccine, a number of senior citizens who had come to a vaccination centre to take the second dose, staged dharna in front of Nilagiri Community health centre (CHC) in the district on Monday.

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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.

Centipede Found In Food
Patient Finds Centipede In Meal At Odisha Hospital

Bhadrak: Tension prevailed at Basudevpur community health centre in the district on Sunday after a patient stumbled upon a dead centipede from her meal. According to reports, the woman identified…

Water Crisis
H2Woes: Acute Drinking Water Crisis Hits Nabarangpur And Bhadrak Villagers

Nabarangpur: With the onset of scorching summer, villages in Nabarangpur and Bhadrak districts are grappling with acute drinking water crisis. For the residents of Nuahirli village, the only source of…

Road To Crematorium
Ghost Who Works: Spooky Legend Galore Road To Crematorium In Odisha Village

Bhadrak: Mystery shrouds the construction of a concrete road to  a crematorium at Malipadi village under Bhandaripokhari in the district which locals claim no one knows who built it and…

Cattle Smuggling
Odisha: Attack By Cow Smugglers Leaves 3 Vigilantes Critical In Bhadrak, 200 Cattle Rescued

Bhadrak: Three cow vigilantes were seriously injured in a fight with the cattle smugglers at National Highway No 16 near Ranital in the district on Wednesday. The injured have been admitted to the Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital in critical conditions. According to reports, a team of cow vigilantes under the banner of Go Surakhya Samiti […]

Havildar
Odisha: Policeman In Bhadrak Booked For Misbehaving With Undertrial’s Wife

Bhadrak: In a bizarre incident, a police Havaldar from Bhandaripokhari police station was held captive by residents of Khadisinga village in the district for allegedly misbehaving with the wife of a person who had been arrested recently. The policeman, identified as Harmohan, was later handed over to the police station where an FIR has been […]

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Odisha: Shivalinga Found In Backyard Of Farmer’s House In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: The reported discovery of a Shivling and a copper snake idol from the backyard of a farmer’s house at a village in Bhadrak district on the Mahashivaratri day created a sensation in the locality as people thronged to witness the spectacle and offer prayers. As per reports, the incident occurred at Deepabadi village of […]

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Maha Shivaratri: Sec 144 At Dhabaleswar, Akhandaleswar; Subdued Celebrations At Lokanath Temple

Cuttack/Bhadrak/Puri: In the wake of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, the Maha Shivaratri (Jagara Jatra) on March 11 will be observed without public participation at many Shiva shrines across Odisha. The Cuttack district administration has decided to impose prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC around the famous Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh area to […]

Cattle-laden vehicle seized
Odisha: 40 Cattle Rescued, Two Vehicles Seized In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Police on Tuesday seized two vehicles allegedly transporting cattle in an illegal manner on NH-16 near Gelapur square under Rural police station in the district. Two pick-up vans laden with cattle were intercepted by the members of a local social organisation while two other vans allegedly engaged in the illegal trade have fled. On […]

Ambulance
Ambulance Staff Detained For Abducting Patient, Relatives In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: In a bizarre incident, staff of a ‘108’ ambulance allegedly abducted a patient and his parents in the emergency vehicle in Urban police station area in the district on Monday. According to reports, a patient undergoing treatment at district headquarters hospital was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Parents of the […]

Farmer's suicide bid
Farmer Consumes Poison Over Non-Procurement Of Paddy In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A farmer fell seriously ill after consuming poison in a bid to commit suicide due to non-procurement of his paddy by the Self Help Group at Bandha Gaan panchayat in the district on Saturday. Ramakrushna Panda, a farmer of Panchapada under Bandha Gaan Gramp Panchayat had been issued token to sell his paddy. He […]

Covid Warrior
Odisha: Covid Warrior Walks From Bhadrak To Naveen Niwas, Demands Reinstatement

Bhadrak: A Covid warrior, who was hired during the Covid-19 pandemic and has now been terminated, has decided on Friday to undertake a novel demonstration by walking from Bhadrak to Naveen Niwas in the State Capital. After offering prayer at Charampa Hanuman temple, Ashwini Padhy set out on his 130km-long journey in the morning wearing […]