The cyclonic storm over east-central Bay of Bengal intensified into a severe cyclonic storm late on Monday night. It will intensify further and transform into very severe category storm in next 12 hours.
As many as 11,059 new Covid-19 cases and 32 fatalities have been reported in Odisha in last 24 hours. The caseload in the State went up to 7,03,441 while Covid related death toll climbed to 2,516.
Odisha’s Covid caseload jumped to 67,9530 on Saturday with 11,108 new cases having been reported in the last 24 hours.
Ahead of the impending cyclone Yaas which is likely to hit Odisha coast later next week, administration in the coastal Odisha districts of Jajpur and Kendrapara held preparatory meetings to deal with the situation, on Friday.
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.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha's active Covid cases continue to remain above 1 lakh due a steady surge in fresh infections despite a healthy recovery rate.
Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.
Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.
After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases, Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours, causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.
Several places across Odisha especially coastal parts are likely to experience thunderstorm activities including light to moderate rain accompanied by gusty surface winds on Tuesday.
The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.
Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.
Jajpur: A woman was allegedly murdered for allegedly opposing illegal sale of liquor at Barei village under Mangalpur police limits in Jajpur district. The deceased identified as Lakshmi Jena had…
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New Delhi: Centre has received multiple Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the privatisation of Neelachal Ispat Nigam Ltd (NINL). In a tweet on Monday, Secretary for the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) Tuhin Kanta Pandey said that the transaction has moved to the second stage as per schedule. “Multiple expressions of interest […]
Jajpur: Two vegetable godowns and three transport vehicles were reduced to ashes after a massive fire broke out at Green Market at Jajpur Road in Jajpur district on Monday. The incident took place at around 3 pm today. The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained. Vehicles which were burnt in the mishap […]
Jajpur: A Right to Information (RTI) activist was injured critically after miscreants hurled bombs at his car near Imam Nagar near Dharmashala in Jajpur district on Saturday night. The activist identified as Sarbeswar Beuria sustained critical burn injuries. He was initially admitted to Dharmashala Community Health Centre and later shifted to SCB Medical College and […]
Jajpur: Days after an ancient Shivling and remains of a temple resurfaced from the Baitarani river near Dasharathpur in the district, another Shivling and other rare ancient sculptures were found from the riverbed at Devi Gada Ghat in the district on Thursday forcing the locals of the area to demand government’s intervention to restore those […]
Jajpur: A woman and her son allegedly died due to electrocution at Nalipur village under Balichandrapur police limits in the district late last night. As per reports, the duo came in contact with a live service wire that was snapped after the house of one of their neighbours had caught fire last night. Both of […]
Jajpur: Odisha Police on Sunday seized a huge quantity of explosive materials from Mukundapur village in Jajpur district during a raid, an officer said. The explosive materials was illegally stored in a house owned by Susanta Kumar Behera of the village, the officer said, adding that the house owner has been arrested. Acting on a […]
Jajpur: Tension ran high at Panasudha village under Balichandrapur police limits in Jajpur district as a group clash over claiming of a podium for Astaprahari rituals led to torching of a police vehicle on Saturday. According to sources, a clash broke between two groups of people at Panasudha village over the claiming of a podium […]
Jajpur: Two employees of a petrol pump near Chhatia under Bairi police limits were injured after three bike-borne miscreants opened fire at them on Monday in a bid to loot money. As per reports, the shootout happened when two employees of the said petrol pump went out to deposit cash in the nearby bank. The […]
Jajpur: Hundreds of candidates who came from outside Odisha to appear the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examinations at a centre near Cuttack were left stranded on NH-16 near Jaraka in the district as Congress workers blocked the road as a part of the State-wide strike to protest the steep hike in prices of fuel and […]