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Covid-19 Surge In Odisha: Step Up Vaccination Of Comorbid Categories On War Footing, Govt Asks Collectors
Covid-19 Surge In Odisha: Step Up Vaccination Of Comorbid Categories On War Footing, Govt Asks Collectors

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government on Friday directed officials to step up vaccination and expand health infrastructures among other measures to mitigate the pandemic. “Vaccination of comorbid categories should be stepped up on a war footing,” State additional chief secretary (health) Pradipta Mohapatra wrote in a letter […]

Rain, Thunderstorm To Lash Odisha Till April 6; IMD Issues Yellow Warning

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that rain and thunderstorm activities will continue in different parts of Odisha till this weekend. Light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Khurda, Nayagarh, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore and […]

Covid cases in Odisha
Covid-19: Cases In Odisha Breach 400 Mark For First Time In 2 Months, Nuapada Highest At 86

Bhubaneswar: Covid-19 situation in Odisha continued to remain grim as 461 persons tested positive for the infection in the last 24 hours, according to the State I & PR Department on Friday. This is the highest single-day spike in the last over two months time. Earlier on Thursday, the State had reported 394 new cases […]

11-Year-Old Escapes Abduction Bid In Bhubaneswar
11-Year-Old Escapes Abduction Bid In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An 11-year-old boy narrowly escaped an abduction attempt by some miscreants in the Capital City on March 30 last month. The matter came to the fore after the parents of the minor boy submitted CCTV footage of the kidnapping incident at the Infocity Police Station on Thursday. As per reports, the boy, a resident […]

Paradip Port
Odisha: Paradip Port Handles Highest Volume Of Cargo In Country During Last FY

Paradip: In a rare feat, Paradip port handled a record volume of 114.5 million metric tonnes of cargo during last financial year. It is the highest among all the major ports in the country during the period, a top official said. India’s second-biggest state-owned port achieved the feat overcoming the hurdles caused by outbreak of […]

Heat Wave Bids Goodbye To Odisha, Will It Make A Comeback?

Bhubaneswar: For the people of Odisha, some relief from the roasting heat is apparently in sight. The heatwave will make an exit by the weekend. The moot point here is it making an exit for all time to come? With the stopping of the flow of north-westerly wind to Odisha and the simultaneous incursion of […]

Weather Update
Relief From Heat Wave As IMD Issues Rain, Thunderstorm Alert For Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After reeling under intense heat wave conditions for the past couple of days, the people of Odisha are expected to get much needed relief as India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain, thunderstorm in the next few days. #Heatwave to #severe heatwave conditions very likely to prevail in some districts of Odisha #today (01.04.2021) […]

CM Naveen Patnaik unveiled life-size bronze statue of Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das in Cuttack on Utkal Divas
Utkal Divas Celebrations Across Odisha In Lens

Bhubaneswar: While the State Government has banned large congregations for observance of Utkal Divas and associated cultural programmes throughout Odisha, the statehood day was celebrated in a very subdued manner on Thursday. CM Naveen Patnaik today unveiled the life-size bronze statue of Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das at Cantonment Road in Cuttack on the occasion of […]

Stay Indoors Till 4 PM As Heat Wave Continues To Sweep Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Intense heat wave condition continued for the second consecutive day in Odisha on Thursday as the weather bureau cautioned people not to venture out till 4 pm. As per a bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar on Thursday morning, the heat wave condition will be felt in as many as 20 districts […]

Odisha Records 394 Fresh Covid-19 Cases; Highest Single-Day Spike, Khordha Tops List

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Thursday reported highest single day spike of 394 new Covid-19 cases after a gap of several months. As per the data shared by I &PR department, a maximum of 70 cases were reported from Khordha district, followed by Kalahandi (43), Nuapada (40), Bargarh (34), Sundergarh (31) and Cuttack (27). It is pertinent […]