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.
With this, the active cases in the State increased to 31,231 while 8,77,540 patients recovered, including 3,233 on Wednesday, from the disease so far.
The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) has decided to postpone some major recruitment tests to be conducted till July 16, 2021 following the extension of the partial lockdown by the State government.
The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released a fresh notification for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Director in Group-B Service of Odisha Statistics as Economics Service Cadre under Planning and Convergence Department.
The Odisha government has decided to honour prisons personnel in various ranks, who have rendered spectacular meritorious service, with the prestigious DG’s Disc Award. Hitherto, the award was being conferred on police personnel only.
In an effort to improve the emergency medical ambulance services which often come to light for bad reasons, the Odisha government has integrated the 102 and 108 helpline services and brought it into one platform- 108.
The Odisha government on Wednesday announced the extension of partial lockdown in the State by 14 days till July 16. While 20 districts with less than 5% positivity rate have been placed under Category A with greater relaxations, the remaining 10 districts are Category B districts.
The Odisha Government today directed all district administrations and Civic Bodies to dispose the bodies of the Covid-19 patients in a dignified manner in consultation with the bereaved family and hand over the body to the family members if the patient tests Covid negative at the time of death.
The Odisha Government on Wednesday extended the partial lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of Covid infection in the State, till July 16 (6 am), informed the State Chief Secretary, Suresh Mohapatra.
In the wake of increasing cases of cyber crimes and cyber security breaches, the Odisha police has alerted social media users to remain cautious while using online platform.
Though the Covid-19 graphs in majority of districts in the State have waned, the situation is still far from satisfactory in some districts, especially in the coastal belts of Odisha.
Meet Bhubaneswar resident Smrutirekha Behera. A graduate in Political Science, she used to eke out her living by teaching at a play and nursery school. She was living a happy life with her husband and in-laws at Pathabandha slum in the city. Everything seemed perfect in her life until the pandemic struck.
The daily infection numbers of Covid continues to oscillate in the State with as many as 3,371 persons testing positive for the Coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
Legendary former newscaster of All India Radio (AIR) Upendra Kumar Pahadsingh, who became a household name for his mesmerising Odia news reading in the 90s, passed away in Delhi on Monday.
As the livelihood of transgenders has been affected due to Covid lockdown, they are suspected to have been resorting to such unlawful activities to make ends meet.
The Tea Vendors’ Association in Bhubaneswar on Monday took to streets and held a unique demonstration urging the Odisha government to allow them to do business during the lockdown.