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Tag: Bmc

Coronavirus: Third-Phase Sero Survey In Bhubaneswar From Today

Bhubaneswar: The third phase of the serological survey to gauge the prevalence of COVID-19 is all set to start in the Odisha capital from today. The survey will continue till October 18. This study will be conducted jointly by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) which would help in determining […]

Bhubaneswar Reports 281 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Tally Crosses 26K Mark

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 tally in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday crossed 26,000 mark after 281 new cases of novel-Coronavirus infections were reported in the last 24 hours in the city. It is for the third consecutive day that the daily COVID-19 cases reported Bhubaneswar remained below 300-mark. Of the new 281 COVID-19 cases, 192 are local contacts […]

Two More Crematoriums In Bhubaneswar Soon To Ease Burden On Satyanagar Crematorium

Bhubaneswar: Hours after locals moved the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) over the problems faced by them due to rise in the number of cremations at the crematorium in Satyanagar, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday informed that two more crematoriums will soon come up in the city. BMC Commissioner, Prem Chandra Chaudhary admitted that […]

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When Will BJD Office Get Sealed For COVID19 Norm Violation? BJP MP Aparajita After Own Office Sealing

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the office of BJP’s Bhubaneswar MP, Aparajita Sarangi was sealed by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for alleged COVID19 norm violation, the parliamentarian hit back at the BJD questioning when the ruling party’s office will be sealed despite the fact that there have been flagrant violations. Addressing a presser outside her sealed […]

BMC Seals Office of Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi For 15 Days

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra wrote to Centre citing violation of Covid guidelines by Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sealed her office in Palaspalli area where her birthday function was organised two days back. As per reports, a team of the local civic body led by zonal […]

Covid-19: 309 New Cases, 317 Recoveries Reported In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Continuing the downward trend, the Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar reported 309 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Of the fresh cases, 226 were identified as local contact cases while the remaining 83 are quarantine cases linked with earlier positive cases, informed the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). 309 new #COVID19 cases reported from […]

Covid-19: 314 New Infections Push Bhubaneswar's Tally To Over 24K

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar reported 314 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday while 354 people cured of the disease in the last 24 hours. Of the fresh infections, 230 are local contact cases while 84 are quarantine cases linked to earlier positive cases, according to the information shared by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation. #Breaking #Bhubaneswar […]

Odisha: Bhubaneswar Logs 365 New Covid-19 Cases, 329 Recoveries

Bhubaneswar: With 365 more persons testing positive for coronavirus under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours, the positive case tally of the city reached 23,914 on Tuesday. Of the fresh cases, a whopping 249 were local contact cases while remaining 116 were quarantine cases, the civic body said. 365 new […]

Covid-19 Death Toll Touches 100-Mark In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The death toll due to Covid-19 touched the 100-mark in Odisha capital with four more persons succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours. A total of 16 coronavirus patients died in the State in the last 24 hours of which four hailed from the capital city. The other deaths were reported from […]

369 New COVID-19 Cases Push Bhubaneswar Tally Near 22K

Bhubaneswar: The surge in COVID-19 cases continued in the Odisha capital with Bhubaneswar reporting as many as 369 new positive cases in the last 24 hours. According to the information shared by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), of the total cases, 75 are quarantine cases while the rest 294 local contact cases. Update on newly […]

COVID-19 Situation In Bhubaneswar Likely To Improve By October End: BMC Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 graph in Bhubaneswar will almost remain flat in October, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner, Prem Chandra Chaudhary said on Tuesday. However, the number of new cases is likely to come down by October end, he added. Stating that the overall COVID-19 situation in the smart city is very much under control, the […]

Bhubaneswar Reports 342 New COVID19 Cases; 321 Recoveries  

Bhubaneswar: As many as 342 new COVID19 cases were reported from the capital city in the last 24 hours taking the total tally of the city to 21,197. According to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), two COVID19 patients also died in last 24 hours taking the death toll in the city to 88. As per […]

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Covid-19 Situation In Bhubaneswar Under Control: BMC Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday said the Covid-19 situation is under control and the infection rate has dipped over the last few days. Throwing more light on the current scenario in the capital city, the Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary said the active coronavirus case count stood at 3683, of which […]

COVID-19 Curve In Bhubaneswar Plateauing: BMC Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the rising COVID-19 cases are giving jitters to many across Odisha, the curve seems to be flattening in the Smart City, said Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner, Prem Chandra Chaudhary on Tuesday. “COVID-19 scenario in Bhubaneswar is now on plateau mode. As per studies across the world, there is usually […]

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BMC Urges Bombay HC To Dismiss Kangana's Plea With Costs

Mumbai: Responding to actor Kangana Ranaut’s plea before the Bombay High Court seeking Rs 2 crore as damages for demolition at her bungalow, the Mumbai civic body said on Friday that it was an abuse of the process of law. In an affidavit, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) urged the court to dismiss Ranaut’s petition […]

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Kangana Ranaut Seeks Compensation Of Rs 2 Crore From BMC

Mumbai: Actor Kangana Ranaut has amended her petition before the Bombay High Court to seek a compensation of Rs 2 crore from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for “illegal” demolition at her bungalow. After the BMC demolished what it termed as illegal alterations at the “Queen” actor’s bungalow at Pali Hill in suburban Bandra on […]

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BMC To Adopt Ganjam 'Formula' To Arrest Spread Of Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to contain the spread of Covid-19, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to adopt the ‘Ganjam Formula’, informed Parul Patwari who is on special Covid-19 duty in the State. According to sources, BMC will form 565 rapid response teams for health screening in slums and other areas. BMC staff will also […]

NEET 2020 To Be Held On Sept 13 At 31 Centres, Accommodation at 5 Engineering College Hostels: BMC
NEET 2020 To Be Held On Sept 13 At 31 Centres, Accommodation at 5 Engineering College Hostels: BMC

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has geared up to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 on September 13. BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary informed that the examination will be held at 31 centres across the State capital. 15,000 students will be appearing the test amid the present pandemic scare. The civic body […]

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BMC Condemned For Razing Kangana Ranaut's Office In Mumbai

New Delhi: Hours after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) demolished the office of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut in Mumbai, many organisations came out in her support and the Himachali Mitr Mandal approached the National Commission of Women and the Centre to intervene in the matter. The Himachal Mitr Mandal (HMM), the apex organisation of the […]

Kangana To Uddhav Thackeray: Today You Demolished My House, Tomorrow Your Ego Will Be Demolished

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has come down heavily on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in a video she tweeted on Wednesday, after Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) initiated demolition work at her Bandra office. Kangana took to Twitter soon after landing in Mumbai, and shared a video where speaks in Hindi. She shared that she […]

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BMC Serves Notice To Kangana Ranaut Over Illegal Construction At Her Bungalow

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials on Tuesday posted a notice at Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut’s bungalow here, pointing out many alterations undertaken there without the civic body’s approval. A BMC team went to the Pali Hill bungalow of the actor in suburban Bandra and posted the notice there as nobody was present to receive […]

Covid-19: Low Antibodies Prevalence Puts Odisha Capital Into High Risk Zone

Bhubaneswar: Even as Covid-19 cases are on the rise in Odisha capital, only around 5.15 percent of the residents have developed antibodies for the infections, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhary on Friday. “So far more than 1600 samples have been collected by the BMC in the first round of the second […]

Bhubaneswar Sets Grim Record With 541 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Bhubaneswar: In the last 24 hours, Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar recorded 541 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest spike in the number of single-day infections since the outbreak of the pandemic. As is being claimed by the health authorities, the city is now going through a peak. It has not only reported the highest daily spike […]

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Bhubaneswar Covid-19 Tally Hits Grim Milestone Of 10000 Cases

Bhubaneswar: With 515 more persons testing positive for Covid-19 under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the last 24 hours, the positive case tally in the Odisha Capital surged past 10,000 mark. The total cases in the capital city now stand at 10,021. According to the data shared by the civic body, apart from 515 […]

NEET & JEE Exams: Three-Tier Security At Exam Centres In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Triple-layer security arrangements will be put in place for the smooth conduct of the upcoming NEET (UG) & JEE (Main) examinations in Bhubaneswar. The decision was taken in a joint coordination meeting held at the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) office here today which was attended by BMC commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhury, Khordha Collector Sanat […]

Restaurant Sealed In Bhubaneswar For Hosting Birthday Party, Serving Liquor During COVID-19 Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: A restaurant was sealed by the enforcement squad of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for violating COVID-19 guidelines. As per reports, BMC officials conducted a raid on the restaurant at Puri Bypass road. Sources said a birthday party was being organised at the restaurant and it was attended by over 60 guests. It is alleged […]

COVID19: Second Sero Survey In Bhubaneswar From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With Bhubaneswar witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases, the authorities are all set to kick off the second sero survey in the city from tomorrow. As per official sources, five teams will collect samples simultaneously from various locations across the city. Around 1,500 samples will be randomly collected in the second round of sero-surveillance […]

COVID-19: Bhubaneswar Reports Highest Daily Cases; Local Contact Cases Break Record

Bhubaneswar: It seems that COVID-19 infections are now going through a peak in Bhubaneswar as the smart city on Thursday reported its highest single-day spike of 386 new cases. Bhubaneswar not only reported the highest single-day spike, the city also saw highest local contact cases in the past 24 hours. Of the new 386 COVID-19 […]

COVID-19: Here’s The List Of Paid Quarantine Centres In Cuttack & Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 graph is steadily increasing in Odisha and as per authorities the State is witnessing a peak in the month of August. The State reported another 2,752 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 84,231 on Tuesday. The twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar are also witnessing a steep rise in COVID-19 cases […]

COVID-19 Infection, Fatality Trend In Khordha Alarming

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 situation in Khordha district is steadily turning grim with a sharp rise in the daily positive cases and deaths since the beginning of the month of August. A record 524 positive cases were detected in Khordha today, taking the total number of cases in the district to 10,370. The death toll has […]

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Covid-19 Cases In Bhubaneswar Cross 5000-Mark After Record Surge

Bhubaneswar: The number of Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar crossed the 5000-mark after 277 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours. Of the total new cases, 181 are from quarantine centres while 96 are local contact cases. The Covid-19 tally in the capital city now stands at 5,119. 277 new #COVID19 cases reported from […]

Bhubaneswar Reports Another Spike In Local Contact Cases

Bhubaneswar: The number of local contact cases continued to rise under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) with the city registering a record 99 cases on Friday. According to the information shared by the civic body, the capital city witnessed 247 new infections in the last 24 hours of which 99 are local contact cases. This is […]

Odisha Govt Arrests 2 Persons Over Social Media Post Triggering Row On Freedom Of Expression

Bhubaneswar: Think a thousand times before you share anything on social media, more than ever if you are in the state of Odisha. The recent arrest of two persons by Commissionerate Police for allegedly posting their first-hand experience from COVID hospital in social media platforms has raised eyebrows of the pioneers of freedom of speech […]

Mismatch In Bhubaneswar COVID19 Data Puts BMC In Tight Spot

Bhubaneswar: What is the exact number of COVID-19 cases in Bhubaneswar? The million dollar question is now haunting the residents of the smart city as the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) reported figures seem to have gaping mismatches. Surprisingly, there is no coherence in the data shared by the Information &Public Relations (I&PR) department and the […]

Opinion- "The More, The Merrier": Why Govt Is Keen To See Covid +ve Numbers Go Up !!

By Sandeep Sahu The 9.36 minute long audio clip that has gone viral on social media, especially on WhatsApp, over the last five days has let the cat out of the bag. Of course, the veracity of the conversation between two purported friends is yet to be verified. But in acting vengefully and going to […]

Viral Audio: Police Pick Up Two Persons Over COVID Mismanagement Allegation

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Sunday took two persons into custody over bringing COVID mismanagement allegations in a viral audio clip. Twin City Police Commissioner confirmed about the development and said that both have been detained for detail investigation into the matter. Family members of one of the person have alleged before OTV that some […]

Opposition Turns Heat On Odisha Govt Over COVID Situation In Ganjam, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Opposition political parties in Odisha on Sunday censured the State government citing reports released by the Centre which stated that Ganjam is among 13 districts in eight States/UTs with a high caseload and Case Fatality Rate higher than the national average. While the Ganjam district administration says that the active caseload in the region […]

BMC Refuses To Free Bihar IPS From Quarantine

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has refused to free Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari from quarantine, despite a letter from the Patna Inspector General requesting them to free him. Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey took to Twitter on Wednesday to inform about the development. पटना IG ने BMC के चीफ़ को पत्र लिखकर IPSविनय तिवारी को […]

COVID-19 Daily Cases In Bhubaneswar Drop Below 100

Bhubaneswar: Breaking the streak of 3-digit new cases on a daily basis, the new COVID19 cases in Bhubaneswar city on Monday dropped below hundred for the first time in 11 days. In addition to that, 107 patients have also recuperated from the disease in the city in the past 24 hours. As per the Bhubaneswar […]

Second Phase COVID Serological Survey In Bhubaneswar From Mid-August

Bhubaneswar: Amid the continuous uptrend of COVID cases in Odisha capital city, Regional Medical Research Centre Director Sanghamitra Pati on Monday informed that the crucial second phase of serological survey will be conducted from 16 August. “The process for the second sero-survey carries utmost significance as it will show the July infection status in the […]