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BIG BREAKING: Odisha Records 16 More Covid-19 Cases

Bhubaneswar: While the entire country is observing PM Modi’s ‘9 minutes at 9 pm’ call to show solidarity in the nation’s fight against the darkness of Covid-19, Odisha recorded 16 more positive cases of novel-Coronavirus infection. State Health and Family Welfare department informed that 16 new cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Bhubaneswar which […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Breaking: 2 more test positive in Bhubaneswar, Odisha's tally stands at 23

Bhubaneswar: Moments after Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy announced about the lifting of shutdown tonight, two more COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Bhubaneswar. The detection of two fresh cases means that the total number of COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 23 in Odisha. As per the State Health & Family Welfare Department, the latest […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Positive Covid-19 cases now 9 in Odisha
15 Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported In Odisha Today, Bhubaneswar Turning Into A Potential Hotspot

Bhubaneswar: Odisha saw a sudden spike in the COVID-19 numbers on Friday as 15 more have tested positive for the contagious disease. With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the State has shot up to 20. As per the State Health & Family Welfare department, Bhadrak reported two fresh cases today, and Cuttack, […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Tabligh Impact: 35 Covid-19 Deaths In 31 Days, 37 In Just 48 Hrs!

Bhubaneswar: With the bursting of the Tabligh episode on the national scene, the novel coronavirus graph has seemingly taken an ominous turn. Not only the cases countrywide have seen a spike, Odisha is the new entrant today as an n-CoV positive is epidemiologically linked to the Tabligh cluster. The Covid-19 mortality numbers also present a […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-19 outbreak fear makes Odisha govt press curfew button!

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha having reported two Covid-19 positive cases within 72 hours, the alerted State administration went into an overdrive on Friday. The State government’s decision to clamp a 48 – hour curfew from 8 PM evening today in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak hints at how the cities are emerging as Covid-19 hotspots in Odisha. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Sixth COVID-19 positive case reported in Odisha

Cuttack: Another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha taking the total number of cases to six. While  two persons have recuperated completely, the number of active cases in the State now stands at four. The Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department took to Twitter to inform about the sixth COVID-19 positive case of […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
PM Modi
Let's light up diyas & candles for 9 minutes at 9 PM on Sunday to fight COVID19: PM Modi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid the nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people of the entire nation to unite in the fight against novel-Coronavirus with power of light. PM Modi has called upon people to switch off all lights of homes and light up candles, diyas or torches […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
BMC Commissioner Premchand Choudhury
BMC Discloses Identity Of Odisha's 5th COVID-19 Patient, Affected Area Sealed

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday made the name and address of the 5th COVID-19 positive case detected in AIIMS Bhubaneswar public. Addressing a presser Thursday, BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhury said that the decision has been taken in the larger interest of people to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown Dampens Ram Navami Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: The nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Coronavirus has dampened the spirit of Ram Navami celebrations. While the usual rush of devotees was absent at major shrines of Lord Ram due to the lockdown, rituals associated with the birth anniversary of the Lord were performed as per the tradition in temples across […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
odisha diwas
Amid COVID-19, Odisha Remembers Pioneers Of Statehood Movement On Utkal Diwas

Bhubaneswar: Taking mind off of the growing concern over novel-Coronavirus, people of the State on Wednesday remembered the champions of the Odisha statehood movement on the 85th anniversary of Utkal Diwas. People commemorated the sacrifices made by leaders for the formation of Odisha as a separate State on this day in 1936 when it was […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-19 India Trend: 44% positives belong to 18-30 yrs in country!

Bhubaneswar:  Post a decline for two successive days, cases of novel Coronavirus in the country surged again on Monday. The surge continues on Tuesday as well. As on 2 PM today, reports from states suggest  detection of nearly 60 new Covid-19 cases in the country. Since the pandemic has completed two months in India on […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 lockdown: District collectors directed to make food & shelter arrangement for needy

Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena, has written to all the district collectors to provide food free of cost to sick, destitute and homeless people in rural areas across the State amid the ongoing lockdown in the wake of COVID-19. The district collectors have been asked to provide one meal worth Rs 30 per […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid 19: Growth rate of n-CoV drops globally, including India!

Bhubaneswar: The novel coronavirus is striving hard to grow like a Goliath in the country. To beak the growth chain, while PM Narendra Modi declared growth inhibitors like total lockdown, a section in the country has started advocating for having a planned lockdown. Strategically lockdown or curfew is never planned but imposed abruptly to rein […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: FAQs Answered Here
Coronavirus Lockdown: Govt Says Reports Of Extension Baseless

New Delhi: The centre on Monday has denied and termed the claims of extension of 21-days coronavirus lockdown doing rounds on social media as baseless and debunked the viral reports. “There are rumours and media reports, claiming that the Government will extend the #Lockdown21 when it expires. The Cabinet Secretary has denied these reports, and […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-19 positive rate in India rises to 8.8% on Mar 28 vis-a-vis 1.3% on Mar 20!

Bhubaneswar: The rising trend of novel coronavirus cases in India mirrors the worldwide trend. The Covid-19 cases posted a sharp spike in EU countries and USA during the second week of March. In India, too,  the Covid-19 cases have been on the ascent since March second week. But the major shift observed here is n-CoV […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
PM Modi apologises for harsh steps to fight COVID-19
PM Modi apologises for harsh steps to fight COVID-19

New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought the nation’s forgiveness for imposing a monumental lockdown on the country, but said “we have to win … and we will definitely win the battle” against the unprecedented menace of coronavirus that has claimed 25 lives in India so far. In his monthly Mann ki Baat radio […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid19 Impact In Odisha: Pvt Schools Deliver Online Edu, Situation Grim In Govt Schools
Covid19 Impact In Odisha: Pvt Schools Deliver Online Edu, Situation Grim In Govt Schools

Bhubaneswar: Every cloud of worry has a silver lining of hope. However, with educational institutions likely to remain shut for a prolonged period due to outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, the future of lakhs of students seems to be at stake now. Amid the lockdown, school management, teachers and students look worried about scheduled course […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-19 India Map: Footprints extend to 132 dists from 75 in just 6-days!

Bhubaneswar: Like an expansionist, the novel coronavirus is fast redrawing its map boundary in India. In just 6-days time, Covid-19 footprints are conspicuous in 132 districts across the country from 75 districts on March 22.  After a lull for few days, the Covid-19 cases recorded the highest-ever single day count on March 27. The rate […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Will Khurda district emerge as Odisha's 'Kasargod' in coming days?

Bhubaneswar: The Kasargod  novel coronavirus telltale signs are conspicuous in Khurda district – the state headquarters. Already, the district, especially smart City Bhubaneswar, has recorded three Covid-19 positives in a span of 11 days. The big trait of novel coronavirus is it scores in singles in the first week, the run-rate of infection rises sharply […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Outbreak: Ready To Tackle Any Emergency Situation, Says Bhubaneswar AIIMS Director

Bhubaneswar: Elaborate arrangements have been made at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar and the hospital is all prepared to tackle any situation in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, said AIIMS Director, B. Gitanjali here on Friday. Informing about the measures to fight the COVID-19 situation in the State, the AIIMS director […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
First Images Of COVID-19 Virus Released In India

Pune: A team of ICMR-NIV scientists in Pune has released the first images of COVID-19 virus. The images of coronavirus depict how it looks like. The images have been captured using the transmission electron microscope imaging. They have been published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research. The images of Sars-Cov-2, the virus that causes […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Outbreak: 3rd Positive Case In Odisha ‘Raises Possibility Of Community Transmission’

Bhubaneswar: A day after the third confirmed case of Coronavirus infection was reported in Odisha, the government warned that there is a possibility of the outbreak in State moving into stage 3, which is community transmission. Expressing such apprehensions, Odisha government’s COVID19 spokesperson Subroto Bagchi today informed that during phase-1, the focus was on those […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown: Shop Timings To Be Extended Till Late Nights In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an all-out war against coronavirus on globally, Odisha government is trying all its best to contain spread of the disease through several measures including 21-day lockdown which is currently in force across the State. However, there is an unprecedented rush among people to stock up essential commodities in the wake of 21-day lockdown […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
narendra modi
Janta Curfew, Lockdown blow: Covid-19 India growth curve tumbles down!

Bhubaneswar: Here is a big Corona breaking on Thursday. The growth graph of Covid-19 seems to have fallen flat in the country in the week number 8, since the detection of the first Covid-19 positive case. Though the count of novel coronavirus keeps ticking upwards every day, a tumbling down in the growth rate of […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Fighting Coronavirus: Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Rs 1.7 lakh Crore Relief Package

Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a special relief package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore to provide immediate relief to people in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. The special economic relief package primarily focuses on migrant labourers and daily wage workers. Thanking all the frontline warriors- ASHA workers, Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Sitharaman informed […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: Unit-1 Haat Shifted In Bhubaneswar, Circles Drawn Outside Shops For Social Distancing

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: With ‘social distancing’ being the key against the nationwide fight against Coronavirus, several district administrations across Odisha are implementing special measures to ensure that people strictly adhere to social distancing norms. Commissionerate Police today temporarily shifted the vegetable traders of Unit-1 Haat for a period of 45 days to AG Square and Rajmahal chhak. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Lockdown impact: Covid-19 India doubling rate exhibits a dip between Mar 22 & 25!

Bhubaneswar: As the world is battling hard to come out of this Chinese-origin novel coronavirus crisis, the words of former US President J F Kennedy that “When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters — one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity” flashes up in the mind once again. Exactly, […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha - Empty Bhubaneswar
Odisha Fights Corona: State Drowns In Emptiness Amid Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: These are unprecedented times and nothing bears clear testimony than the empty streets and the once-bustling cities which have become eerie manifestations of ghost towns. Shops and establishments are locked down and very few people are coming out of their homes to purchase daily supplies. Roads have been dug to erect barricades and police […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Outbreak: PM Modi announces 21-day nationwide lockdown from tonight

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting the challenge of the Coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation today, announced a 21-day lockdown from 12 AM tonight. “If we are not able to manage the upcoming 21-day lockdown(of nationwide complete lockdown), we will be pushed back 21 years. This lockdown is in a way a […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-19 Big Alert: 60% deaths in just 96 hours in India!

Bhubaneswar: Even as 16 novel coronavirus positives in India have recovered in the last 24 hours, the disconcerting blip today on the Covid-19 radar is the death toll touches the double-digit in the country. Is this an alarming sign for the country? As per the accepted yardstick globally, the situation is projected to turn explosive […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Railway Seeks Relaxation Of Lockdown For Employees In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Railways are the lifeline and come under essential services that keep the entire nation going. Despite suspension of passenger train services as part of nation-wide strategy to contain the spread of coronavirus, Indian Railways is operating round-the-clock to ensure that supply of essential commodities doesn’t come to a halt. However, several railway vehicles on […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Ensure Operational Continuity Of Media Amid COVID-19: MIB To States/UTs

New Delhi: In view of coronavirus outbreak, the Centre has written to all States and union territories (UTs) of the country to facilitate operational convenience to Print and Electronic Media to keep the nation updated on the latest status of the pandemic. “Robust and essential information dissemination networks like TV Channels, News Agencies, Teleport Operators, […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Odisha Lockdown: Updates on coronavirus
Odisha Covid-19 Lockdown: Stray Cases Of Violation Threaten Its Effectiveness, Many Arrested

14 districts in Odisha under lockdown, but no significant impact.  Many arrested for violating lockdown rules.  If anyone doesn’t comply with the orders, authorities may press IPC charges u/s 188, 269, 270, 271. Bhubaneswar: India so far has registered over 470 positive coronavirus cases. A complete lockdown was announced in 19 States and UTs on […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus guidelines
Back To Square One! Despite Lockdown For Coronavirus, Social Distancing Norms Up In Smoke In Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: A day after the pan-India Janta Curfew and the implementation of lockdown in major cities of Odisha received massive support with people staying indoors as a precautionary measure to fight the spread of novel-Coronavirus, people in the State capital and several other locked-down parts of Odisha were seen blatantly flouting the social distancing norms […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Millions Stay At Home To Fight Coronavirus: Janta Curfew, Lockdown Begin In Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  Amid the rising coronavirus cases in the country, a voluntary shutdown following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call for ‘Janta Curfew’ has begun today. All the commercial and business establishments baring essential services are closed in Odisha. Extending support to the Janta curfew, all the public transport vehicles including buses, taxis, autorickhaws have also […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-19: Janta Curfew on Sunday, lockdown in Odisha as local transmission pies up in India at 58%

Bhubaneswar: When the country for the first time in history is going to witness a Janta curfew tomorrow (Sunday, Mar 22), the very fact of local transmission cases spiralling up has come as a big concern. Also worrying are news of high-profile persons from Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor to the son of a senior functionary […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus: Odisha Shuts Down 5 Districts, 8 Towns Till March 29

Bhubaneswar: In order to contain the spread of Coronavirus, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ordered a near-total lockdown of 5 districts and 8 towns including the State capital for a week. According to the announcement of the CM, five districts and eight major towns in the State will be locked-down from 7 AM […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus cases in India
Coronavirus Update: COVID-19 cases rise to 271 in India

Kolkata/Jaipur: Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 271 individuals, informed Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday. The total figure also includes four deaths reported from Delhi, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra. “A total of 271 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases,” said the IMCR release. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid19 Transmission Rate: First 50 Cases In 41 Days, Now 50 Cases In 2 Days And Count Crosses 200-Mark!

Bhubaneswar: The cases of Covid-19 in India are rising fast. Seeing the pace of escalation, PM Narendra Modi in his address to the Nation gave a clarion call to all citizens for Janata Curfew the coming Sunday. The message was clear – Social distancing, not socialising, is the need of the hour. The transmission speed […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021