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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.

Odisha Lockdown
Will Odisha Completely Unlock From July 1; Major Announcement Today On New Covid Guidelines

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.

Safaiwala
Perils Of Pandemic: Teacher Turns Safaiwala To Eke Out Living

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. 

COVID-19 India
Covid Mortality In Odisha Tops 4K After Highest Single-Day Deaths Of 48 Patients

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.

Upendra Pahadsingh- Iconic Voice Of AIR Falls Silent
Upendra Pahadsingh- Iconic Voice Of AIR Falls Silent

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.

Transgenders Held For Smuggling Cannabis In Bhubaneswar
Transgenders Held For Smuggling Cannabis In Bhubaneswar

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.

Odisha: City Tea Sellers Demand Easing Of Covid Curbs To Do Business
Bhubaneswar: City Tea Sellers Demand Easing Of Covid Curbs To Do Business 

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. 

5 Liquor Shops Sealed In Bhubaneswar For Violating Covid Guidelines
5 Liquor Shops Sealed In Bhubaneswar For Violating Covid Guidelines

At least five liquor shops in Bhubaneswar were sealed on Tuesday for violating Covid-19 guidelines.

IMD Issues Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert For 10 Odisha Districts
IMD Issues Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert For 10 Odisha Districts

Light to moderate rain or thundershower is also likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar.

Pre-activated SIM card racket busted in Odisha
Blow To Cyber Criminals: Major Pre-activated SIM Card Racket Busted In Odisha

Over 16,000 pre-activated SIM cards, over 150 mobile phones have been seized from the gang.

BJP Protest
Odisha BJP To Hit Streets On July 1 & 2 Over Mandi Irregularities

Hitting out at the BJD-led Odisha government over massive irregularities in Mandis, the State BJP has decided to take to the streets for two days- July 1 and 2.

Dutee Chand
Odisha Nominates Dutee Chand For Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Sports and Youth Services Department of Odisha Government on Tuesday nominated a number of illustrious sports personalities from the State for the National Sports Awards 2021

RRR Movie Big Update: Ram Charan, Jr NTR New Poster Steals Show, Shoot Complete
RRR Movie Big Update: Ram Charan, Jr NTR New Poster Steals Show, Shoot Complete

The makers of SS Rajamouli’s upcoming magnum opus Rise Roar Revolt (RRR) gave an insight that the shoot of the movie, except for two songs, has been completed.

Sakti Mishra
Popular Odia Singer Shakti Mishra Critical, Hospitalised

Illustrious Odia singer Shakti Mishra has been admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar after he was diagnosed with critical liver ailment. According to reports, he is suffering from liver cirrhosis along with some other co morbidities.

Odisha Govt Orders Streamlining Covid Testing Process In State
Odisha's Daily Covid Tally Drops To 2,640, New Fatalities 40

The vacillating trend of the daily Covid cases in Odisha for the past several days saw a big drop on Tuesday with the State recording 2,640 positives, its record low in over last two months. The new cases have taken the State's cumulative virus count tally to 9,06,429.

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Odisha Issues Guidelines For Online UG, PG Exams; Check Details

The final year or final semester examinations will be held in July or August in online mode for the 2020-21 academic year. The result will be published in August or September.

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Sputnik V Vaccine To Be Available In Bhubaneswar From Tomorrow; Know Details

As many as 20 persons will be administered the Russian-manufacture vaccine on the first day and later the number will be increased, sources said adding that Care Hospital has procured 600 vaccine vials in the first phase.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment: Apply For 50 Posts Of Assistant Commandant, Last Date July 14
Indian Coast Guard Recruitment: Apply For 50 Posts Of Assistant Commandant, Last Date July 14

The recruitment is for 50 posts including 40 (general duty) cadre and 10 Tech (Engg/Elect).

Weather Forecast: IMD Predicts Heavy Rain In Odisha Between July 1-3
Weather Forecast: IMD Predicts Heavy Rain In Odisha Between July 1-3

The cyclonic circulation over Coastal Andhra Pradesh & neighbourhood now lies over Telangana & neighbourhood between 1.5 & 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting westwards with height.

BJP Meeting
Odisha BJP Clears Draft Proposal On 10 Subjects To Grill BJD Government

The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today approved the draft proposals on 10 important political and social issues in its executive body meeting held at the party State headquarters on Monday.

Commissionerate Police seals a mobile shop
42 Shops Sealed In Bhubaneswar For Flouting Lockdown Norms

A joint team of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Police reportedly conducted surprise raids in six zones of Bhubaneswar and sealed 42 shops.

District-Wise Unlock Decision After Review Of Covid Situation: DMET
District-Wise Unlock Decision After Review Of Covid Situation: DMET

Few districts in the State are witnessing a declining trend in the daily Covid cases for some days and subsequent rise afterwards.

Protest
Students In Odisha Gherao Schools Over Faulty Evaluation, Guardians Protest At BSE HQs

Expressing dissatisfaction over the results which were recently announced by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), hundreds of matric students and their guardians gheraoed teachers and held protest at their respective schools in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Puri and other parts of the State.

10 Nursing Colleges To Be Set Up In Odisha; Health Minister Seeks More Covid-19 Vaccines
10 Nursing Colleges To Be Set Up In Odisha; Health Minister Seeks More Covid-19 Vaccines

In a letter to Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Das requested the former to provide additional, 6 lakh doses of Covishiled vaccine to continue the ongoing vaccination drive in the State.

Samir Dash Education Minister
Odisha Minister Allays Seat Shortage Fears, Assures Smooth Plus 2 Admission

Amid apprehension of scarcity of seats among the recently-passed Class 10 students, the Odisha Government on Monday assured them of smooth and hassle-free enrolment at higher secondary schools and technical institutions.

GST Fraud
Bhubaneswar Scrap Dealer Arrested For Rs 10 Cr GST Fraud

A joint team of police and GST officials on Monday arrested a man for allegedly creating fictitious firms and committing Input Tax Credit (ITC) fraud to the tune of Rs 10 crore in the capital city.