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Winter Session Of Odisha Assembly: Special COVID-19 Testing For All Ministers, MLAs & Staff

Bhubaneswar: Special arrangements have been made for COVID-19 tests of all ministers, MLAs and other staff ahead of the winter session of Odisha Assembly starting from November 20, informed Speaker, SN Patro on Tuesday. During a high-level meeting held with officials of the health department and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Patro informed that it has […]

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Odisha's Daily Covid Cases Drop Below 1000 After Months, 13 New Fatalities Recorded

Bhubaneswar: Nothing but safety is the best way to prevent Covid infection. In a major declining trend, Odisha’s Covid graph dipped dramatically as it has witnessed daily cases below 1000 for the first time after over three months. Health department informed that the State saw 987 fresh cases in the last 24 hours of which […]

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Daily Covid Cases In Khordha & Cuttack Drop Below 200 For The 1st Time In Months

Bhubaneswar: As many as 1219 people tested positive for Covid-19 and 16 patients undergoing treatment at various hospitals succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, informed the State Health and Family Welfare Department. With this surge, the cumulative infection in the State rose to 302793 while the death toll has climbed to 1441. […]

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Odisha On Tenterhooks Over Possible COVID-19 Second Wave

Bhubaneswar: With a possible second COVID-19 wave on the cards, people in Odisha are now on tenterhooks even though the daily positivity graph is registering a downward trend. Though there has been a considerable drop in the number of new COVID-19 cases in November compared to the past two months, the situation is still alarming […]

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Odisha Covid-19 Update: 1434 Fresh Cases, 15 Deaths In 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: The number of Covid-19 infections continued to rise in Odisha with 1434 more people testing positive for the virus in a span of 24 hours pushing the total cases to 301574. With 15 more fatalities during the period, the death toll climbed to 1425, informed the State Information & Public Relations Department on Sunday. […]

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Sonepur Shivers At 9.6°C, Mercury Slips Below 15 Deg At 11 Places

Bhubaneswar: With the onset of winter, minimum temperature continued to plummet in Odisha as 11 places in the State recorded temperature below 15 degree Celsius for the second consecutive day on Sunday. The minimum temperature fell below 10 degree Celsius to 9.6 degree Celsius in Sonepur, making it coldest town in the State, informed the […]

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Odisha Born Aditi Parida Tops CDS II, 2019 Exam

Bhubaneswar: Odisha born Aditi Parida has topped the Combined Defence Services (CDS) II, 2019 examination (women), the results of which were published recently, official sources said. The merit list carrying a total of 241 candidates includes 174 candidates who cleared the exams for Officers Training Academy, Chennai for short service Commission Course (NT) (for Men) […]

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Odisha Covid-19 Count Breaches 3-Lakh Mark, Death Toll Surges Past 1400

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha crossed 3-lakh mark on Saturday after detection of 1372 more infections in the last 24 hours. The State set another grim milestone as the virus death toll has surged past 1400 with 17 patients succumbing to the disease in various hospitals during the period. As per the State […]

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Odisha: All Schools To Remain Closed Till December 31, 2020

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided not to reopen schools in the State till December 31, 2020 in view of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic situation. In a notification issued on Friday evening, the School and Mass Education Department informed that all schools in the State shall remain closed till the above mentioned period in view […]

Odisha: Covid Infection In Schools A Worrying Trend! Minister Says Situation Under Control
Odisha Schools Will Not Reopen In November, Clarifies Minister Sameer Dash

Bhubaneswar: All schools in Odisha will continue to remain closed until further orders in view of a possible second wave of infection next month, State School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Dash announced on Friday. The State government had earlier announced that classes for students of IX to XII will resume in November for which […]

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COVID-19 Odisha Update: Fatalities On Rise With 14 Deaths In A Day, 1385 New Cases

Bhubaneswar: After showing a declining trend in the number of one-day fatalities in the last couple of days, Odisha saw another spike in deaths due to Covid-19 on Thursday. At least 14 patients undergoing treatment at several hospitals succumbed to the infection pushing the Covid-19 death toll to 1378. Khurda and Mayurbhanj recorded three new […]

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Odisha Likely To Face 2nd Wave Of Covid19 Pandemic In December: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that there will be no relaxations in restrictions on celebration of Diwali this year as there is every likelihood that the State may witness the second wave of Covid-19 infection after mid-December. While taking stock of the Coronavirus situation in the State, the CM said that […]

Republic TV Editor-In-Chief Arnab Goswami Arrested By Mumbai Police
Reminds Of The Emergency: Top Leaders Slam Maharashtra Govt's 'Forceful' Arrest Of Arnab Goswami

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Union Ministers and senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party strongly condemned the assault on Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and the subsequent arrest, and have cited the behaviour of the Maharashtra government and police as an attack on the freedom of Press, the fourth pillar of democracy. This morning, police barged […]

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Arnab Goswami Arrested In Two-Year-Old Suicide Case

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Police’s Raigad unit on Wednesday morning raided the home of Republic TV owner and arrested its Chief Editor Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case. A senior police officer Sachin Vaze said that Goswami was arrested in the abetment to suicide case of 2018, which had been closed earlier and has […]

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Puri Srimandir: Special Arrangement For Patitapabana Darshan

Puri: Devotees can now get a close view of Lord Patitapabana as the Srimandir and the district administration have moved the barricade 20 feet further towards the Singhadwar. The special arrangement will help devotees get a close glimpse of the Lord during the month of Kartik. One can now enter through the barricade at Srimandir […]

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Odisha By-Polls LIVE: 54.85 & 55.23 Per Cent Voters Turnout In Balasore Sadar & Tirtol Respectively Till 3 PM

Balasore: Brisk voting was witnessed in several parts of Balasore Sadar and Tirtol assembly constituencies on Tuesday morning where by-elections are being held amid Covid-19 restrictions. UPDATE:  03.00 PM: 54.85% voters turnout in Balasore Sadar Assembly constituency till 3 pm. Similarly, in Tirtol Assembly constituency, 55.23% voter turnout was reported till 3 pm. 02.44 PM: […]

Odisha By-Polls: Voting Begins For Balasore Sadar, Tirtol Assembly Constituencies
Odisha By-Polls: Voting Begins For Balasore Sadar, Tirtol Assembly Constituencies

Bhubaneswar: Amid the shadow of Coronavirus pandemic, polling of votes for the by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly constituency seats began at 7 am on Tuesday. The voting will continue till 6 pm. A thick blanket of security cover is in place for the smooth conduct of the bypolls in the two constituencies. As […]

Covid-19 cases in Odisha
Sundargarh Emerges New Hotspot As Odisha Sees Drop In Covid-19 Cases & Deaths

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 curve is seeing a steady rise over the last few days in Odisha. The State has reported 1389 new cases and nine deaths in a 24-hour period which pushed the coronavirus infection tally to 293214. The death toll has climbed to 1340 after today’s surge. Of the fresh cases, 798 are from […]

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Boudh: Two Killed, 25 Injured As Bus Rams Into SUV

Boudh: At least two persons were killed while 25 others sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in rammed into an SUV at Kiakata Chhak on the border of Boudh-Angul late Sunday night. The two deceased have been identified as the drivers of the bus and the SUV. Eight of the 25 persons, who […]

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OTV Targeted Again: Crime Branch Arrests OTV CFO Over Alleged Land Issue

Bhubaneswar: Despite the clean chit given by a Tehsil-appointed government amin that there was no encroachment of land at Sarua in Khurda district, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday arrested Manoranjan Sarangi, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Odisha Television Limited (OTV), hours after a posse of sleuths picked […]

Ex-OIPL Director Manoranjan Sarangi Gets Bail
OTV CFO Picked Up By Police Without Notice; Family In Shock As Police Act Like Goons

Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of violation of human rights and highhandedness against OTV employees, Manoranjan Sarangi, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the leading media house in the State, was picked up by police without any case or notice in the wee hours of Sunday. Such an act by police has left Sarangi’s family […]

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Covid-19 Odisha Update: 11 More Die, 1709 New Cases In Last 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: With a single-day spike of 1709 Covid-19 cases, the virus tally in Odisha went up to 291825 on Sunday. The death of 11 patients undergoing treatment for coronavirus at various hospital pushed the toll to 1331. Of the fresh cases, 985 were detected from quarantine, while 724 were local contact cases. Three districts of […]

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Similipal National Park Re-Opens After Covid-19 Break, Over 200 Tourists Visit On First Day

Mayurbhanj: Over 200 tourists from West Bengal, Jharkhand and different parts of Odisha visited Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district which was thrown open to public from today. The park was closed for visitors since March following the outbreak of Covid-19. Visitors were seen making long queues both at Pithabata (Baripada) and Kaliani (Jashipur) gates […]

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Odisha: CB Claims Record Brown Sugar Seizure In 2020 Amid Questions Over Low Conviction Rate

Bhubaneswar: Tightening the noose around the drug peddlers, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch, Odisha claims to have marked a significant achievement in the seizure of contrabands in a single year. Former officials have however raised concerns over CB not reaching the endpoint of the investigations. So far in 2020, the STF has […]

Odisha Govt Revises School Reopening Guidelines; Details Inside

Bhubaneswar: Hours after issuing guidelines on reopening of schools under Unlock 6.0 on Saturday morning, the Odisha government issued a fresh notification changing its previous order. #Update #Odisha govt revises guidelines on reopening of schools; as per latest SRC notification, ‘School & Mass Education dept may take appropriate decision on date of re-opening of classes […]

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Unlock-6: Schools In Odisha To Open From November 16

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday issued the Unlock-6 guidelines for the month of November. As per the order, though academic institutions will remain closed till November 30, classes from IX to XII in all the schools in the State will reopen from November 16. “However, the classes of 9th to 12th standards in schools […]

Odisha Govt Suspends Cuttack Deputy Collector
Covid-19: Govt Offices In Twin City To Function With 50% Staff In November

Bhubaneswar: In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Odisha government has decided to run all State government offices in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar with 50 per cent of the total staff strength in November. According to notification issued by the General Administration and Public Grievances department, “All departments of the State government […]

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Covid-19 Sero Survey In Bhubaneswar: 50% Population Have Developed Antibodies

Bhubaneswar: In what could decide the future roadmap in the ongoing fight against COVID-19 in the State capital, nearly 50 % residents have developed antibodies against coronavirus infection. The findings were revealed by RMRC Director, Sanghamitra Pati on the basis of the results of the third round of sero-survey conducted in the smart city. In […]

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No Bali Yatra In Cuttack This Year Due To Covid-19 Pandemic

Cuttack: In a major development, the Cuttack district administration has decided not to organise the historic maritime festival, Bali Yatra this year. The decision of not holding the festival has been taken by the administration in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, informed Collector Bhabani Shankar Chaini. “In this Covid-19 situation, we will not allow […]

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Bhubaneswar Petrol Pump Blast: DNA Reports Confirm Death Of Missing Simanchal Parida

Bhubaneswar: In a big development, the Comissionerate Police today confirmed that the body parts collected from the site of the filling station blast near Raj Bhawan Square that shook the capital city on October 7, was that of missing Simanchal Parida. With this, the number of casualties in the mishap has gone up to two. […]

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SC Slams Police For Misusing Law To Harass People Over 'Critical' Social Media Posts

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has severely criticised the growing trend of police in different States summoning individuals from far corners of the country over social media postings. Hearing a petition concerning a Delhi resident Roshni Biswas who was reportedly summoned by Bengal Police for posting objectionable content on Facebook, the Bench of Justices DY […]

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Vegetable Horror: Prices Skyrocket In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: Vegetable prices have gone up once again in Twin City of Odisha— Cuttack and Bhubaneswar– leaving the common man dejected and fuming. As if the steep rise in the prices of onion was not enough, people are now worried about the exponential increase in their household expenses following the unprecedented rise in the price […]

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Angul Hooch Tragedy: Two More Including Woman Arrested

Angul: Two more persons including a woman were arrested on Thursday in connection with the spurious liquor tragedy at Pathargarh village under Purunakote police limits of Angul district which claimed the lives of four people. With this, the number of arrests increased to four now. One of the two arrested persons has been identified as […]

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Odisha Records 1540 Covid-19 Cases, 12 Deaths In 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Wednesday reported 1540 new Covid-19 cases while 12 persons succumbed to the viral infection during treatment, said the health department. The total number of positive cases in the State now reached 285482 which include 16030 active cases and 268115 recoveries while the death toll mounted to 1284. As per the State Information […]

Koraput Boat Tragedy: Bodies Of 2 Youths Fished Out, One Still Missing
Koraput Boat Tragedy: Bodies Of 2 Youths Fished Out, One Still Missing

Koraput: After a massive search operation, the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) team on Tuesday fished out the bodies of two of the three youths, who went missing after a boat capsized in Jalaput Reservoir here on Sunday. One person is still missing in the mishap. The youths, whose bodies were recovered, were identified […]

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Red Terror Reappears In Odisha's Swabhiman Anchal, Police Call It Last Ditch Effort

Malkangiri: After a brief lull, the red rebels are making their presence felt again in ‘Swabhiman Anchal’ – the remote cut-off areas in Malkangiri district. It seems repeated appeals by police and administration to shun violence and join the mainstream failed to make an impact on these left-wing extremists. “Tulsi Pahad area, Kalimela area and […]

MHA Extends Reopening Guidelines Till November 30
MHA Extends Reopening Guidelines Till November 30

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today issued an order with regard to the guidelines for re-opening issued on 30th September. The ministry in its latest order mentioned that the current reopening guidelines will remain in force up to 30th November, 2020. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order today to extend […]

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Durga Puja 2020: Idol Immersion Ceremony To Be A Low-Key Affair In Twin City This Year

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: The customary idol immersion ceremony of Maa Durga will be held today sans public participation in view of the Covid-19 restrictions in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. On Monday, Vijay Dashami was celebrated at several puja mandaps of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Elaborate arrangements have been made for the immersion of Durga idols […]

Odisha COVID-19: 2003 Patients Recuperate In 24 Hrs, Total Recoveries Reach 266105
Odisha COVID-19: 2003 Patients Recuperate In 24 Hrs, Total Recoveries Reach 266105

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Monday reported 2,003 COVID-19 recoveries taking the total number of recoveries to 2,66,105 in the State. As informed by the Health and Family Welfare Department, out of the 2003 recoveries, Khordha reported the maximum 229 while Angul reported 159. Similarly, 141 patients recuperated from Cuttack, 131 from Sundergarh, 104 from Balasore and […]

India Will Drive Global Energy Demand, Says PM Modi
India Will Drive Global Energy Demand, Says PM Modi

New Delhi: India will drive the global energy demand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as he showcased his government’s recent reforms in the sector to global investors. Speaking at the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, Modi said the coronavirus pandemic had resulted in global energy demand falling by one-third, investment decisions being impacted […]

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