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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.

Vigilance Seizes Rs 19 Lakh Unaccounted Cash From TDCC Manager In Sundergarh

The district manager of Tribal Development Co-operative Corporation (TDCC), Sundargarh was on Wednesday detained by Vigilance sleuths while he was on his way to Bhubaneswar with Rs 19 lakh unaccounted cash.

Govt Boys High School Bhubaneswar
Transit House For IAS Officers On Govt School Land In Bhubaneswar Sparks Row 

The alumni and parents’ associations of Unit 6 Government Boys High School in the heart of the city recently wrote to local MLA, MP and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking immediate suspension of boundary wall construction by the BDA on about 1.5 acres of land of the school citing it is lying unutilised. 

Vaccine Bids
Odisha Eases Norms Again As Global Vaccine Tender Gets Poor Response 

The Odisha government on Tuesday once again relaxed certain terms and conditions in the global e-tender it has floated for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Odisha Congress
Cyclone Yaas: Congress Picks Holes In Odisha Govt's Relief Distribution 

The Odisha unit of Congress on Tuesday criticised the State government over the management of cyclone Yaas and relief distribution in the aftermath of the natural calamity.

Fake tv racket
Duplicate TV Assembling Racket Busted In Bhubaneswar, 4 Arrested

The Commissionerate police today claimed to have busted a major fake TV manufacturing racket and arrested four people allegedly involved in the illegal activity at Pokhariput area in the city.

cyber fraud
Cyber Criminals Make Hay During Lockdown, Loot Rs 1.4 Cr From People In Odisha

Incidents of cyber loots have increased considerably during the lockdown-shutdown period in Odisha in the last one month.

Covid Second Wave: Lockdown 3.0 Begins In Odisha
Covid Second Wave: Lockdown 3.0 Begins In Odisha (In Pictures)

The weekend shutdowns will continue as usual starting 6 pm of Fridays till 5 am of Mondays. However, vaccination and testing for Covid-19 will continue as per the protocols laid out by the State Health Department at designated centres.

Prior To Monsoon Onset, Pre-Monsoon Signs Seen In Odisha

The South-west monsoon is most likely to touch Kerala coast in next two days before entering Odisha.

Nanda Patnaik
Eminent Football Coach Nanda Kishore Patnaik Passes Away Due To Covid-19

Renowned football coach Nanda Kishore Patnaik passed away on late Monday night while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here for Covid-19.

Covid Resurgence: Odisha Issues Guidelines For Air Passengers, Check Details
Covid Resurgence: Odisha Issues Guidelines For Air Travellers, Check Details

The passengers deboarding at Bhubaneswar shall have to produce RTPCR negative report or Rapid Antigen test negative report which need to be obtained 48 hours prior to landing at Bhubaneswar

Covid-19 Vaccination
Odisha Directs To Ensure Strict Adherence To Covid Vaccination Operation Guidelines

Some private hospitals are giving package for Covid vaccination in collaboration with some hotels, which has come to the notice of the Ministry. Vaccination in hotels is against the guideline issued by MoHFW for the National Covid Vaccination programme.

Covid Positive Prisoner From Jharpada Jail Dies
Recovery Of Mobile Phones, Contraband: Prisons DG Pays Surprise Visit To Jharpada Jail

The Chief Warder of Jharpada special jail was suspended following the seizure of cannabis, mobile phones and other incriminating articles from prison cells on Saturday.

After Fatal May, Corona Trend Declining In Odisha: Public Health Director
After Fatal May, Corona Trend Declining In Odisha: Public Health Director

The effects of the lockdowns and shutdown are generally noticed after four weeks. But we need to be more cautious, till the situation normalises, said Mishra.

Doorstep Vaccination
BMC Kicks Off ‘Vaccine At Doorstep’ Drive in Bhubaneswar

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday launched doorstep Covid-19 vaccination drive under its jurisdiction to inoculate people above 45 years of age at their homes.

Loot Bid
Caught On Camera: Miscreant Slits Woman's Throat During Loot Bid In Bhubaneswar

Crime continues unabated during the Covid-19 induced lockdown in the State Capital. In yet another instance of daylight crime, a miscreant attacked a woman with knife during a loot bid at Nayapalli VIP Colony of Bhubaneswar on Monday

Covid Cases
35 More Succumb To Covid-19 In Odisha, 8,313 New Cases In 24 Hours

Odisha registered 8,313 new cases on Monday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 7,64,997, informed the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department

Covid-19 Cases
Daily Covid-19 Cases Dip, Death Count Goes Up In Odisha

Despite making an  all-out effort, including extensions of the lockdown, the Odisha government has drawn little success in curbing the fatalities due to Covid-19 in the State

'Odisha To Ramp Up Testing, Medical Facilities To Fight With Possible 3rd Wave Of Covid-19'

In the wake of possible third wave of Covid-19 pandemic, Odisha Government has already started its preparation to avoid any kind of eventualities, said Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) of State Health Department Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra

Jharapada Jail
Contraband, Mobiles Found In Jharapada Jail: Chief Warder Suspended

The Chief Warder of Jharapada Special Jail in the Capital City was suspended on Sunday following the seizure of cannabis, mobile phones and other incriminating articles from prison cells

Prahallad Sahoo
Eminent Pala Singer Prahallad Sahoo Passes Away

Gayak Samrat Sahoo breathed his last at his residence at Sarua in Khorda district. He was suffering from age-related ailments since past few months. His last rites were performed at his native place amid Covid-19 restrictions

Late MLA Pradeep Maharathy's Brtoher Pranaya Succumbs To Covid-19
Late MLA Pradeep Maharathy's Brother Pranaya Succumbs To Covid-19

The 64-year-old Pranaya Maharathy was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar after he tested positive for coronavirus infection.

Covid Positive Prisoner From Jharpada Jail Dies
Mobile Phones, SIM Cards And Cannabis Seized From Prison Cells In Bhubaneswar

Use of prohibited items by prisoners continues  unabated in Jharpada Special Jail in the State capital with authorities recovering six unclaimed mobile phones, among other banned articles, from the cells on Saturday. 

Covid-19 Vaccination
RMRC Bhubaneswar Asked To Study Covid-19 Infections Among Vaccine Receivers 

RMRC Bhubaneswar has been requested to carry out a follow up to assess the hospitalization and severity among COVID-19 positive individuals post vaccination as compared to non-vaccinated COVID-19 positive individuals

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.
Odisha To Include Disaster, Pandemic Preparedness In School & College Curriculum 

The Odisha Council of Ministers on Saturday passed a resolution to make disaster and pandemic preparedness a part of the curriculum of the schools and colleges.

Weather Alert
IMD Issues Yellow Warning: Thunderstorm & Lightning Over These Odisha Districts Till June 3   

Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over several districts of Odisha from 1.30 pm of May 29 to 8.30 am of June 3.