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Modi's 19-day COVID-19 Challenge: Will country make corona graph flat?

Bhubaneswar: After 21-days lockdown, the country gets nineteen more days to rein in the rising novel coronavirus graph in the country. The Covid-19 is seemingly on the surge mode. Cases of coronavirus took a long jump of 1,988 per cent during the lockdown 1.0. Will the corona graph in the country levels off in the […]

Coronavirus statistics going down in Odisha: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed happiness on Tuesday over coronavirus statistics going down in the State. Reviewing the COVID-19 situation in the state at a high level meeting through video-conferencing, Patnaik asked police to ensure that movement of agriculture products do not stop and those indulging in domestic violence during lockdown are punished. […]

Why PM Modi chose to announce Covid-19 Lockdown 2.0 on April 14?

Bhubaneswar:  Amidst the growing challenge of Covid-19 count in the country, PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation for the fourth time in last 24 days. Between his first address, when Modi announced lockdown 1.0, and the fourth one today, when lockdown 2.0 extended till May 3, the cases of novel coronavirus have grown by a […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown Extended Till May 3, Announces PM Modi

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: With COVID-19 cases refusing to die down, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that the ongoing coronavirus lockdown will be extended till May 3 in the larger interest of the nation to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Announcing the decision, PM Modi said that the priority of the government is to save each and […]

Odisha's COVID-19 fight: Corona warriors grapple with PPE, N-95 shortfall!

Bhubaneswar: The frontline corona warriors in Odisha are seemingly vulnerable to Covid-19. The State government today conceded that Odisha is grappling with huge shortfall of personal protective equipments (PPE). Speaking to media, the Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd (OSMCL) MD and senior IAS Yamini Sarangi said the State currently have a PPE stock of 66,116. […]

More heat waves in Odisha this Summer? Unlikely, but nights will be hotter !

Bhubaneswar: Not only Covid-19, mercury in Odisha has also been on surge path in April. As many as ten places, including Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, in the State have recorded 40 degree Celsius or more on Sunday. So, is Odisha going to see more heat waves this summer? As per Indian Metrology Department (IMD), since there […]

Army Veteran KP Dhalasamant Passes Away At The Age Of 70
Army Veteran KP Dhalasamant Passes Away At The Age Of 70

New Delhi: A 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War veteran and illustrious Indian Army officer, Lieutenant General K.P Dhalasamant passed away at the age of 70 on Monday at a private hospital in the national capital. As per reports, Dhalasamant was reportedly battling cancer for the past one month before breathing his last today. Inducted into the […]

Humanity conquers! Odisha IPS ‘trained’ 20 litres camel milk for Mumbai autistic kid
Humanity conquers! Odisha IPS ‘trained’ 20 litres camel milk for Mumbai autistic kid

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the entire world to its knees disrupting life of billions across the globe, it might have socially distanced people but in true sense, it has brought humanity together in an extraordinary manner. In India where the pandemic has locked in millions inside their homes, responsibility […]

COVID-19 Hospitals: Gujarat tops with single largest, Odisha at top with 10 exclusive hospitals

Bhubaneswar: With the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country growing at the rate of 711 per day during the last week (April 5-11), the Union Health Ministry today focused on the number of beds available in the dedicated Covid hospitals across the country. The big revelation surfaced is Gujarat has the single largest […]

COVID-19 Odisha: cases may touch 150 by Apr 30, more female positives than nationally

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha takes a meagre share of below 1 per cent in the country’s Covid-19 pie, the gender divide of novel coronavirus positives in the State presents a bit contrasting scenario vis-a-vis nationally. When the Union Health Ministry recently said only 24 per cent females in the country are Covid-19 positive, the proportion […]

PM Modi, CM Naveen extend wishes on Easter
President Kovind, PM Modi, CM Naveen Greet People On Easter

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished people on the occasion of Easter and prayed that the day gives strength to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. “Best wishes to everyone on the special occasion of Easter. We remember the noble thoughts of Lord Christ, especially his unwavering commitment to empowering the poor and needy. […]

Extend Lockdown, Facilitate Agri Works But Suspend Rail & Air Services: Odisha CM To PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday interacted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi through a video conference and made some important suggestions for combating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in the State. Patnaik, who participated in the meeting online along with Chief Ministers of all other States to discuss the coronavirus situation in the country, […]

COVID19 Fightback: Odisha Sets Up 6,939 Temporary Medical Centres In GP Level

Bhubaneswar: In order to deal with any kind of outbreak of COVID-19 especially in the most vulnerable rural areas, the Odisha government on Saturday informed that it has ramped up health facilities at the grassroots level by setting up as many as 6,939 temporary medical centres with total bed capacity of 1, 62,142 across 6798 […]

COVID-19 Record? Odisha 1st State to claim a 94% cure rate soon!

Bhubaneswar:  At a time when the country is struggling with a COVID-19 cure rate of around 8.7 per cent, Odisha today dropped a bombshell. The State Health Department today claimed except two novel coronavirus positive patients, soon other 35 active cases will see a closure in the State. Speaking to media today, National Health Mission […]

COVID-19 Crisis: I am available 24/7, PM Modi tells CMs during video conference

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a video conference with the Chief Ministers of all the states to discuss the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the country. PM Modi said the Chief Ministers that he is available round the clock to take any suggestions and also assured to assist the State governments […]

Odisha's 'Stay Home Stay Safe' mantra will do wonder against Covid-19 & 1.6 M lightning strikes!

Bhubaneswar: When stay home, stay safe has been the mantra of Odisha government to fight Covid-19, the campaign also seemingly holds good to duck the lethal lightning strikes, especially when the lightning months have commenced in the State. The exigency seems very high as Odisha saw a massive 1.6 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes in 2019, […]

Odisha Reports 2 More COVID-19 Positive Cases, Tally Touches 50-mark

Bhubaneswar: An hour after revealing about the recovery of 10 COVID-19 patients, the State Health Department said that two more persons have tested positive for novel coronavirus. With this, the cumulative positive cases in Odisha touched the 50-mark. The details of the fresh cases, however, are yet to be known. The Health Department in its […]

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Two Covid Positive Minor Girls Relatives Of Odisha's Patient 42, H&FW Reveals Travel History

Bhubaneswar: Amid concerns over growing discrepancies in the COVID-19 data, the State government today revealed the case history of Patient 45, 46, 47 and 48, the four cases which were detected positive for n-CoV late on Thursday. As per the health & family welfare department, two minor girls from Jharpara area in Bhubaneswar, one aged […]

COVID19 going community way? ICMR finds rise in n-CoV positives in SARI patients!

Bhubaneswar: An emergency Covid-19 alert for Odisha. Novel coronavirus positive is now being detected in patients with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) in the State. A higher positivity rate here may sound the alarm bell of community transmission of Covid-19. As per a sentinel surveillance carried out by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Youth Cycles Over 1000 Kilometres From Pune To Reach Home

Bhubaneswar: If the countrywide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak has hit any section of people the worst, it has to be the daily wagers. The pandemic which has now infected more than 6000 people across the country has left scores of migrants jobless triggering unbelievable stories of homecoming, be it instances of people […]

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Crime Branch Issues Advisory To Prevent Cyber Frauds Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Crime Investigation Department has issued a public advisory highlighting some of the common methods used by cyberspace fraudsters to execute illegal activities during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and also suggested several precautionary measures to prevent such frauds. In the advisory issued by the Additional DGP (CID, Crime Branch) SK Priyadarshi, people have […]

Covid-19 info half-baked in Odisha, time to take a leaf out of Kerala, TN , MP & Punjab

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government patted itself for taking many proactive measures to tackle the growing novel coronavirus pandemic in the State, a yawning gap is clearly discernible in State government’s Covid-19 information management. Post a series of flip-flops in releasing Covid-19 information, the State government on Thursday justified the trickledown theory adopted in […]

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PM Modi, CM Naveen Wish People On Good Friday Amid COVID19 Crisis

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Jesus Christ on Good Friday, saying he devoted his life to serve others.”Lord Christ devoted his life to serving others. His courage and righteousness stand out and so does his sense of justice,” Modi wrote on Twitter. He said we should remember Lord Christ and his commitment to truth, […]

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Odisha Enhances Contingency Fund Corpus To Rs 2,000 Crore To Tackle COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday increased the corpus of its contingency fund five times from Rs 400 crore to Rs 2,000 crore to meet the expenses to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and for treatment of patients. A proposal in this regard made by the State’s Finance department was approved at the Cabinet meeting […]

Odisha Reports Four More COVID-19 Positive Cases, Tally At 48

Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported four more COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases on Thursday taking the tally to 48 in the State. The Health & Family Welfare Department has shared the development in it’s website. The H&FW Department, however, is yet to reveal details of the COVID-19 patients. Also Read: COVID-19 Outbreak: Odisha First State To Extend Lockdown Till […]