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.
The municipal authorities of the city will stop the drive-in and door-to-door vaccination initiative from May 22.
A total of 7,012 cases were reported from quarantine centres while the rest 5,511 were local transmission cases.
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.
Jashobanta was shifted to SUM Covid Hospital from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on May 19 after his condition deteriorated.
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.
A team of Nayapalli Police in Bhubaneswar arrested three hardcore criminals near Biju Patnaik College during lockdown enforcement on Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Odisha government has finally buckled up to intensify testing and tracing in rural areas after COVID cases surged significantly in village areas.
The situation in Odisha is under control. The number of recoveries is more than the daily infections, said CM Naveen Patnaik.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.