News from Bhubaneswar

Odisha Unlock
Odisha Announces Partial Unlock, Check Details

The partial lockdown will come into effect from June 17 (5 am) and will continue till July 1 (5 am).

Gun racket
Illegal Arms Racket Busted, Four Held, 11 Guns Seized In Cuttack

The Commissionerate Police claimed to have busted a major illegal firearms racket in Cuttack by seizing 11 country-made guns and 51 live rounds on Wednesday.

Covid Cases
Odisha Logs 3,535 New Covid Positive Cases, 44 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

The daily cases of Covid-19 further dipped in Odisha as the State witnessed 3,535 new cases on Wednesday. With this, the positive tally in the State climbed to 8,63,061, the State I&PR Department informed

Odisha: Woman Murdered 9 Years Ago Yet To Be Identified
9 Years On, Mystery Still Shrouds Identity Of Woman Murdered In Bhubaneswar

In a development that seems to point fingers at the efficacy of the police department, identity of a woman reportedly murdered in the outskirts of the city still remains a mystery, despite nine years into the case.

Bijay Mohapatra
Decision On Unlock To Be Taken In 1-2 Days: Odisha Health Services Director

With the extended lockdown coming to end on June 17 amid a decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government is likely to come up with a comprehensive plan to begin the unlock process in a day or two, said a top health official on Tuesday.

Covid Cases
Covid-19 Cases Continue To Dip In Odisha, Death Rate On Surge

The daily cases of Covid-19 further dipped in Odisha as the State witnessed 3,405 new cases on Tuesday. With this, the positive tally in the State climbed to 8,59,526, the State I&PR Department informed

Two Detained For Selling Monitor Lizard Meat In Bhubaneswar, 5 Reptiles Rescued
Two Detained For Selling Monitor Lizard Meat In Bhubaneswar, 5 Reptiles Rescued

During patrolling, the Laxmi Sagar police came across a large gathering in the slum and went to the spot to ascertain the reason behind the crowding during lockdown. During the course of inquiry, police unearthed the trade of the reptile's meat

Covid Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
Odisha Urges Centre To Revise Govt, Private Hospital Vaccine Allocation Ratio To 95:5 

In a letter to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Secretary, Odisha Additional Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra urged the former to revise the private vaccine allocation ratio of 75:25 to 95:5 ratio for the State.

Fake drug probe
Crime Branch Probe Ordered Into Fake Covid Drug Case In Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the recent seizure of a huge stock of spurious ‘Favipiravir’, a prescribed drug for Covid-19 treatment, from a chemist shop in Cuttack.

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Heavy Rain In Odisha For Next 3 Days: Yellow Warning Issued For These Districts

Several parts of Odisha are set to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall activities for the next three days from today under the influence of a low pressure area formed over the south Jharkhand and neighbourhood.