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.

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. 

Shops Sealed
5 Shops Sealed In Bhubaneswar For Flouting Covid-19 Norms

At least five shops opened on the occasion of Raja festival in violation of Covid-19 restrictions, were sealed in Bhubaneswar on Monday.

12-Year-Old Girl Rescued
12-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Retd Collector’s House In Bhubaneswar 

A 12-year-old girl was rescued from the house of a retired Collector from IRC Village, Bhubaneswar on Monday where she was allegedly engaged as a domestic help. 

Covid viral load
Viral Load Has Decreased In Current Covid-19 Cases: ILS Director

The viral load in current Covid 19 infection cases has decreased substantially than the earlier ones, said Director of Institute of Life Science (ILS), Ajay Parida.

Covid Orphaned
Odisha Govt To Bear Education Costs Of Covid Orphaned Children 

Children orphaned by Covid-19 will be included in the Green Passage Scheme of Odisha government which was earlier implemented to provide free higher education to orphans

Experts To Operate ECMO Machines In State Ready: DMET

The Odisha Government has left no stone unturned to initiate the ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ) treatment in the State at the earliest, Director of Medical Education & Training (DMET) , CBK Mohanty said on Monday.

Odisha: 5 Low Pressures In August, Still 3 Per cent Rain Deficit
2 Places In Puri District Receive Extremely Heavy Rainfall In Past 24 Hours: IMD

Low Pressure Area over North coastal Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand now lies over south Jharkhand & neighbourhood

Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah To Hit Silver Screen Soon? Asit Modi clarifies
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah To Hit Silver Screen Soon? Asit Modi clarifies

Taking to Twitter, the fan posted, “Please make a movie on Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashma. It is the best show in the world, please make a movie and create a history.”

Corona cases
Odisha Reports 4,339 New COVID-19 Cases, 44 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Even as the Covid-19 graph continued with its downward trend, there seems to be no let up in the fatalities as 44 more deaths were reported from different parts of Odisha in the last 24 hours.

Raja Festival
Raja Parba Begins On Low-Key Note Amid Covid Pandemic

Raja Parba- one of the auspicious occasions marking womanhood is celebrated across the State with much pomp and gaiety every year. But this year, the celebration has become a quiet affair sans congregation of unmarried girls at swings amid coronavirus pandemic.