Surya Prakash Mishra, a youth from the backward Koraput district has brought laurels to the State by cracking the all-India level entrance to get admission into the prestigious Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvanthapuram.
The Oxygen cylinders had arrived from Vietnam and were being transported to Delhi from Visakhapatnam port. The Ganja was loaded into the truck from some place in Koraput district.
With the onset of monsoon, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped up precautionary measures to manage the water-logging issues in vulnerable areas more effectively.
Taking a serious note of the rising trend in the daily Covid-19 cases in Nabarangpur and Koraput districts, Odisha Chief Scretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra and additional chief secretary of Health department Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra today visited the tribal dominated districts and took stock of the situation.
Amid Covid lockdown restrictions, alleged trafficking of labourers have once again exposed the plights of migrants in the State. This time, as many as 18 labourers were detained by B. Singpur police while they were boarding a bus from Nuaguda village in Katharagada panchayat of Koraput district to Tiruchur area in Tamil Nadu.
The border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia villages has once again raised its ugly head after health officials from the neighboring state set up a mobile health unit in the disputed region and provided free services to the people at door step, on Thursday.
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.
Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Saturday appealed to the Left Wing Extremists (LWE), who have infected with Covid-19, to surrender before police for early treatment.
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.
In a bid to address the oxygen crisis at hospitals especially during the time of Covid pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has geared up to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.