Tension ran high at a vaccination centre organised at the Gandhi Smruti Bhavan in Balasore Town after some BJP members tore placards distributed among the beneficiaries by the concerned officials, deployed for vaccinations, for having BJD logo and photograph of CM Naveen Patnaik's while PM Modi's image was not found on those.
The poster war between BJP and BJD at Covid vaccination centres across Odisha took a new turn today after BJP MP and party national spokesperson Aparajita Sarangi targeted the BJD-led State government over display of only Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s photographs on banners at vaccination sites.
The STF arrested the director and two staff of Medilloyd Medicament Private Limited for their alleged involvement in the illegal trade of the duplicate medicines.
The Vamsadhara Water Dispute Tribunal (VWDT) has allowed the Government of Andhra Pradesh to construct the barrage at Neredi over river Vamsadhara while directing the Odisha government to acquire land for the project.
Cautioning people of a possible third wave of the on going pandemic, the State Health Department has expressed concern over the detection of Delta Plus variant of Covid 19 in several other States, which has been tagged as the ‘variant of concern’.
The Finance Act, 2021 had inserted two new Sections 206AB and 206CCA in the Income Tax Act, 1961 which will come into effect from July 1, 2021.
The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar had issued heavy rain warning for several parts of the State including the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
It is pertinent to mention here that the syllabus for Class 9 and 10 students was reduced by 30 % in view of the Covid-19 pandemic last year.
The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) is facing a tough time with pending electricity dues from nine government colleges under State Higher Education Department.
The Odisha Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Tuesday set a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for school and college authorities for collecting practical records or project reports from Plus 2 students. This year, the Plus 2 examinations have been cancelled in the State in the wake of Covid pandemic.
A designated place has been fixed for passengers to stand and after they show their ticket along with their photo ID, the images are scanned. The officials managing the machine can easily verify the particulars of the passengers’ tickets.
Clear instructions have been issued to ensure that the classes may be started in online/offline (classroom) or blended mode (online as well as offline) following the prescribed protocols / guidelines related to pandemic.
The cyclonic circulation over south Bangladesh and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal persist and now seen between 2.1 km and 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting south-westwards with height
The three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha scheduled for February 2022 are likely to get delayed due to inordinate hold-up in completion of the ward delimitation and reservation works by the State government.
Odisha government has also allowed Transgenders to apply for the vacancies in the police force. Official sources said Odisha is the second State in the country after Tamil Nadu to allow recruitment of Transgenders at Police Sub-inspector level.
The State Health Department of Odisha has appealed to the people to take Covid-19 vaccine shot as early as possible and adhere to the appropriate Covid protocols ahead of a possible third wave of the pandemic that has already hit other countries.
Apart from the home delivery fraud, the Commissionerate Police has also advised people to beware of the fake advertisements.
A system has also been developed for computation of Class 10 component of marks based on result data available with the Board.
There is no relief from the single-day Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha even as the daily positive cases on Tuesday dipped to below 3000-mark, a record low in over last two months.
A team of Uttar Pradesh police that landed in Bhubaneswar to take back a runaway ''minor'girl had to return empty-handed after it found the girl has attained the legal age and married to her boyfriend.
Meanwhile, the State today kick started the mass Covid vaccination drive on a campaign mode under the National Covid Vaccination Programme from today.
Raising questions over the State government's decision of a blanket ban on shootings, artists under the banner of 'Odia Kalakara Nka Swara' demanded the issuance of an SOP by July 1 allowing them to shoot indoors. Moreover, they also threatened to hit the streets if their demands were not met.
As per IMD, a cyclonic circulation lies over south Bangladesh and the adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal between 5.8 and 7.6 km above mean sea level.
The Central Board Of Secondary Education has informed the Supreme Court that results of Class XII Board Examination 2021 for CBSE will be declared by July 31. The top court had suggested developing a dispute resolution mechanism, the CBSE said, disputes regarding computation of results will be referred to a committee constituted by the board.
The Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 virus can't cause much damage if it is detected at the earliest and infected patients are isolated accordingly.