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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.

Headless body case
Ganjam Headless Body Mystery Cracked; Wife & In-Laws Prime Accused, Say Police

The police today claimed to have cracked the case involving the discovery of a headless male body on the Rushikulya river bed near Puspa Nagar here under Sorada police limits in Ganjam district on January 22 this year.

Ganjam Vendors Asked To Display Covid Jab Certificates In Shops
Ganjam Vendors Asked To Display Covid Jab Certificates In Shops

In yet another initiative to help boost the ongoing vaccination drive against Covid-19, the Ganjam district administration has requested all vendors to vaccinate themselves and put up vaccination certificate in front of their shops.

Sero Survey
Covid-19 Sero Survey In Three Odisha District Kicks Off Today

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to assess the development of antibodies in human body against Covid-19, a team of health experts from the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, which is a unit of ICMR, is set to kick off the Sero surveillance in three Odisha districts- Rayagada, Ganjam and Koraput- from today.

MGNREGA
Odisha: Ganjam District Generates 1 Cr Person Days MGNREGA Work In 2 Months

Ganjam district has generated 1-crore person-days of work, the highest in Odisha, under the rural job scheme MGNREGA in the first two months of the current financial year, officials said.

Elderly Woman
Jobless Divyang Siblings Abandon Ailing Mother In Locked Down Odisha

In a heart-wrenching incident, two siblings were detained by the police when they were trying to abandon their ailing mother at a secluded place in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Friday.

Odisha Civic Body Helps 7 Women Sanitation Workers In Ganjam Become Entrepreneurs
Odisha Civic Body Helps 7 Women Sanitation Workers In Ganjam Become Entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Housing Affairs said Berhampur became the first urban local body in the country to give loan benefits to women under the Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers Scheme, which provides financial benefits to sanitation workers for their rehabilitation in alternative occupations.

Discount For Fully Vaccinated
Vendors In Odisha Pitch In To Promote Vaccination, Offer Discount To Inoculated Customers

A group of vendors in Ganjam district have come forward to offer discounts to double vaccinated customers in a bid to promote the ongoing vaccination drive against the Covid-19. 

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Two Elephants Die Of Suspected Electrocution In Odisha

Two wild elephants reportedly died in separate incidents due to suspected electrocution in Ganjam and Dhenkanal district last night.

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops Below 10 PC In Odisha Due To Keen Surveillance, Says Top Health Offic
Odisha Logs 6,118 New Covid Cases & 41 Deaths

The trend of steady decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases continues in Odisha with the State reporting 6,118 infections on Monday. However, the death toll due to the contagious virus remained high with 41 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

ganjma crime
Odisha: Man Stones Wife To Death Before Killing Self In Ganjam

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly crushed her wife with a stone to death before taking his own life at Bedhachhelu village under Purushottampur police limits here in Ganjam district on Wednesday night.

raid
Surgical Shops Raided In Berhampur Over Oxygen Black Marketing Allegation

Police and Drug Controller officials conducted a joint raid on two shops dealing with surgical equipment on charges of hoarding and black marketing of oxygen cylinders at New Bus stand road in the city on Sunday.

National Highway
Centre Sanctions Rs 87.77 Cr For Double-Laning Of Bhanjanagar-Aska National Highway In Odisha

The Centre  has granted an additional Rs 87.77 Crore for widening of the National Highways (NH-157) for the construction of paved shoulders besides the road connecting Aska to Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district. 

Covid-19 Negative Report Rule
Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.

Marriage procession
Covid Cautions Go Haywire In Odisha: Hundreds Take Part In Wedding Procession, Video Goes Viral

Throwing Covid restriction guidelines to wind, a group of villagers were seen dancing to the tune of loud DJ music while taking out a marriage procession, banned by the government due to rising cases of Coronavirus, in Baranga area under Patrapur block in Ganjam district.

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Covid19: Odisha Reports 11,108 New Cases, 26 Deaths

Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with  11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.

Lockdown Odisha due to Covid-19
Odisha Lockdown Extension: Govt Offices To Run With 10% Staff, 33% Strength At Pvt Firms

Extending the ongoing lockdown till June 1, 2021, the Odisha government on Tuesday made stricter arrangements both for the public sector and private sector organisations.

Odisha Covid-19 cases
Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.

covid body
Sarpanch In Odisha Village Performs Funeral Of Covid Patient’s Body After Kin Refuse To Touch

Social stigma and fear of infection are still ruling the roost everywhere, especially in the rural pockets of the Stste, when it comes to the cremation of Covid patient’s bodies. 

Odisha: Ganjam Admin Issues SOP For Covid Appropriate Behaviour To Prevent Spike; Check Details
Ganjam Collector Urges People To Get Tested For Covid Before Marriage 

Ganjam district collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday called upon the residents of the district to definitely get tested for Covid before organising or participating in marriage ceremonies. 

Covid Cases
Covid-19: Odisha’s Active Cases Remain Above 1 Lakh As State Logs 11,732 New Infections With 19 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate. 

Pandemic Stigma
Pandemic Stigma: Volunteers Cremate Bodies Of Woman-Daughter After No One Turns Up

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, another tragic incident of the virus breaking family cord came to the fore from Aska area of Ganjam district

Dharmendra Pradhan
Dharmendra seeks Harsh Vardhan’s intervention for 19 more oxygen plants in Odisha

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday urged his Cabinet colleague and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to help setting up of 19 more Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) medical oxygen plants in 15 districts of Odisha urgently.

Ganjam Collector
Covid-19: Mobile Testing Facility Introduced In Ganjam

People having Covid-19 symptoms will no more have to face problems as the district administration has launched mobile van testing services in the city here and other areas of Ganjam district.