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News from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha .It is the biggest city and the main power corridor of Odisha. The city is famous for its ancient rich heritage especially its historic monumental temples. It is popularly known as the temple city. Because many temples built from sandstone are dotted around Bindu Sagar Lake in the old city, including the 11th-century Hindu Lingaraja Temple.

Drive-in Vaccination
Drive-In, Door-to-Door Covid Vaccination To Be Stopped In Bhubaneswar From May 22

The municipal authorities of the city will stop the drive-in and door-to-door vaccination initiative from May 22.

Odisha Hits All Time High In Covid-19 Infection And Deaths With 12,523 Cases, 27 Deaths In 24 Hours
Odisha Hits All Time High In Covid Infection And Deaths With 12,523 New Cases, 27 Fatalities In 24 Hours

A total of 7,012 cases were reported from quarantine centres while the rest 5,511 were local transmission cases.

Odisha's capital city Bhubaneswar needs regeneration
'Well Planned City' Bhubaneswar Needs Regeneration To Retain Tag

Bhubaneswar enjoys wide reputation as a greatly liveable Indian city with amiable people, soothing afternoon breeze, tasty drinking water and satisfactory air, road and rail connectivity. The city should grow to greater heights as a more planned city with cleaner roads, cleaner marketplaces and healthy public space.

Another Son Of Late MP Raghunath Mohapatra Succumbs To Covid-19
Another Son Of Late MP Raghunath Mohapatra Succumbs To Covid-19

Jashobanta was shifted to SUM Covid Hospital from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on May 19 after his condition deteriorated. 

IIT Bhubaneswar Completes Semester Examination For 2020-21 During Pandemic
IIT Bhubaneswar Completes Semester Examination For 2020-21 During Pandemic

The first year students examination will take a month and half more due to late admission and late starting of the semester across all the IIT's across the country. The spring end semester examinations of 2020-21 has been completed for all students on May 15.

3 Criminals Land In Police Net During Lockdown Checking In Bhubaneswar, Firearms Seized

A team of Nayapalli Police in Bhubaneswar arrested three hardcore criminals near Biju Patnaik College during lockdown enforcement on Tuesday night.

Kittens Thrown In Front Of Dogs
Retired Banker In Bhubaneswar Held For Getting Kittens Killed By Stray Dogs

A retired banker was arrested by Infocity Police in Bhubaneswar on charges of animal cruelty after a video showing him throwing some kittens in front of stray dogs and causing their death went viral on social media.

‘Very Severe Cyclone Yaas’: 4 Models Pinpoint The Landfall Place As Balasore - Digha

While Indian models predict the date of landfall as May 26, ECMWF, US-GSF, CMC and put the date as May 27-28. The wind speed will be 150kmph gusting to 195kmph.

Aparajita Sarangi
Covid-19 Vaccine Shortage Problem Will Be Resolved Soon: MP Aparajita Sarangi

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Wednesday said that the problem of the vaccine shortage will be sorted out soon and efforts are being made in this regard. 

Andhra Polls In Odisha: LoP Pradipta Naik Urges CM Jagan To Maintain Status Quo
Odisha LoP Pradipta Naik Starts Speaking, His Condition Fast Improving: AIIMS-Bhubaneswar

The Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Odishsa Assembly, Pradipta Naik, who has been undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar since April 20 after testing positive for Covid 19, is showing signs of steady improvement, hospital authorities informed today.

Former Odisha Cricket Team Captain Prashant Mohapatra Succumbs To COVID-19
Former Odisha Cricket Team Captain Prashant Mohapatra Succumbs To COVID-19

Prashant Mohapatra, former Odisha cricket team captain and son of late Raghunath Mohapatra, succumbed to Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at AIIMS here on Wednesday.

Bhubaneswar: BMC To Begin Vaccination On Wheels At 3 More Areas
Covid 2nd Dose Vaccination & Changes In Co-Win Portal - All That You Should Know 

Odisha Health and Family Welfare department urged the concerned officials to disseminate the changes made by the Ministry among the programme officers, programme managers, vaccinators / verifiers in their jurisdictions to strictly follow the changes made in Co-WIN portal.

Bonda Tribe Hit By Covid Pandemic In Odisha
Rural Areas On Govt Focus As COVID Makes Way To Villages In Odisha

Odisha government has finally buckled up to intensify testing and tracing in rural areas after COVID cases surged significantly in village areas.

Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Ensure Right Info To Covid Patients’ Kin, Social Distancing At Vaccination Centres: CM Naveen

The situation in Odisha is under control. The number of recoveries is more than the daily infections, said CM Naveen Patnaik.

Covid-19 Spread: Mismanagement Of Biomedical Wastes Puts Additional Challenges In Odisha
Covid-19 Spread: Mismanagement Of Biomedical Wastes Puts Additional Challenges In Odisha

The alleged mismanagement in collection and disposal of biomedical waste like masks, gloves, face shields and PPE kits has not only doubled the trouble for the government but also exposed it’s preparedness in dealing with mountains of such wastes dumped here and there.

Bhubaneswar Sees 1151 Fresh Covid-19 Infections In 24 Hours
Bhubaneswar Sees 1151 Fresh Covid-19 Infections In 24 Hours 

The active caseload in Bhubaneswar has now climbed up to 12,273. Out of the new cases, 184 persons are in quarantine while the rest 967 are local contact cases.

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.

Man Arrested For Selling 'Passes' In Bhubaneswar During Lockdown
Man Arrested For Selling 'Passes' In Bhubaneswar During Lockdown

The accused allegedly admitted to have prepared some passes and sold them to people for Rs 50 each. Many such fake passes have also been seized.

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.

Bijay Mohapatra
Covid-19 Spread: Special Focus On Rural Belts Now, Says Top Odisha Health Official

As the chain of covid transmission is fast spreading to rural areas, the government has shifted  attention to the villages in a bid to arrest the rising trend of infection.

Cyclone Alert In Bay Of Bengal: Odisha To Face Extremely Severe Storm?

Odisha witnessed two consecutive summer cyclones, now reputed weather models sound an alert that Bay of Bengal is to brew season’s first cyclonic system in the last week of May.

Odisha Covid-19 cases
Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.

Commissionerate Police
Web Portal For Marriage, Funeral E-Pass; Doorstep COVID Test For Pregnant Woman

In order to facilitate licensing of marriage and funeral functions during lockdown, the Twin City Commissionerate Police on Monday launched a web based solution in association with a private farm.

CM Naveen Patnaik
ASHA Workers To Conduct Door-To-Door COVID Survey: Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made an important announcements following an All-Party meeting chaired by the Speaker here in the city on Monday, directing ASHA workers to conduct door-to-door COVID survey from May 24.

COVID19: Ten States Account For Over 75% Total Active Cases In India
Bhubaneswar Reports Massive Dip In Fresh COVID Cases, 864 Positives In 24 Hrs

The State capital on Monday witnessed a huge reduction in daily COVID cases after 864 new patients were reported in the smart city in the last 24 hours.