Tag: Corona Warriors

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Independence Day: Olympians, Corona Warriors To Be Part Of Celebration At Red Fort

In Tokyo, India recorded its best-ever medal haul at the Olympics by bagging a total of seven medals - one Gold, two Silver and four Bronze.

  • Saturday, 14 August 2021
Centre To Provide Fresh Insurance Cover To 'COVID-19 Warriors'

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Monday announced that all claims of “COVID warriors” under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package will be settled till April 24 after which…

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
India switches off power, and lights up to thank 'Corona warriors'
India switches off power, and lights up to thank 'Corona warriors'

New Delhi:  Even as there were over 3,500 coronavirus cases on Sunday and the death count reached 83, India overwhelmingly responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call on Sunday night. Right at 9 p.m., Indians switched off lights and lit candles or flashed mobile torches for nine minutes to express solidarity with “Corona warriors”. From […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Assembly To Set Up Help Desk For Migrant Workers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly Speaker S N Patro on Tuesday urged all the MLAs and MPs to inform his office about the people stranded outside the state amid the ongoing lockdown. Patro also said that the Odisha Assembly will soon set up a help desk for migrant workers. He said this after holding a meeting with […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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COVID-19: 100 Singers Unite For Anthem Dedicated To Frontline Warriors

New Delhi: In one of the biggest collaborations by artistes for a noble cause, a group of 100 singers, including the legendary Asha Bhosle, Kumar Sanu and Sonu Nigam have come together to record an anthem for the frontline warriors fighting the coronavirus pandemic and in the aid of PM Cares fund. The anthem One […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Over 93% trust Modi govt will handle Covid-19 crisis well
PM welcomes armed forces' thank you gesture for 'COVID-19 warriors'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed the decision of the armed forces to plan a series of events to thank doctors, paramedics and policemen engaged in the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. In a series of tweets, he said India has waged a strong fight against COVID-19 due to courageous frontline […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Armed forces shower petals pan India to honour corona warriors

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) jets and transport planes across India on Sunday showered petals on hospitals and places of national importance to show honour and express their gratitude towards the coronavirus warriors who are battling the pandemic. It was part of the nationwide thanksgiving effort by the armed forces to honour doctors, […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha Stands Still To Salute Its Corona Warriors With ‘Bande Utkala Janani’

Bhubaneswar: It was one of the rare occasions when people irrespective of class and creed came together on the clarion call of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to sing ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ in a show of solidarity with the frontline Corona warriors of the State. The popular anthem reverberated in every nook and corner of […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
BJP smells politics behind reciting ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ to honour Corona Warriors

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday termed the move of Odisha government reciting ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ to honour Corona Warriors as part of the ruling-BJD’s plan to take political mileage. BJP leader Kharavela Swain said that the song is adored by every Odia but the government is yet to accord state song status […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Supreme Court On Doctors' Salary: Keep Corona Warriors Happy During Covid-19 War

New Delhi: Hearing a PIL on alleged non-payment of salary to doctors during the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court said on Friday that “it is a kind of war, and you do not keep soldiers unhappy during war.” A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M.R. Shah said, “It is kind of […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
'Humiliated' Corona Warriors In Odisha's Ganjam Allege Lack Of PPE Kits

Ganjam: At a time when states are taking extra precautions for the safety of their frontline corona warriors, health workers in Odisha’s Ganjam district have alleged inadequate supply of masks, gloves and sanitizers. According to ASHA workers, they are conducting door to door visits and exposing themselves to the virus as they spend hours in […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Coronavirus: 36 Police Personnel Including DSP Test Positive In Sundergarh

Sundergarh: The worrying trends of coronavirus infections among the frontline workers including doctors, health workers and police personnel continue to stoke concerns in Odisha with as many as 36 police personnel testing positive for the virus in Sundergarh on Tuesday. According to the information shared by Sundergarh district Collector, among the 52 new Covid-19 positive […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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Frontliners In Pain: How Covid Crisis Hitting Doctors Amid Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: Like darkness beneath the lamp, video of a doctor in Odisha emotionally pleading the government to help his ailing mother struggling with Coronavirus is a perfect example of humanitarian crisis faced by these frontliners who are leading the battle against the pandemic. Tahseen Anwar, a doctor of Rourkela admitted her mother to a hospital […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Odisha DGP Issues 'Special Appreciation For Cured Corona Warriors'

Bhubaneswar: Appreciating the dedication and commitment of 95 police personnel who have resumed duty immediately after recovering from the novel coronavirus disease, Odisha Police DG today decided to issue a ‘Special Appreciation’ to them as a mark of respect. In a letter to all the heads of police establishment, DGP Abhay mentioned that many police […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
25 COVID Warriors Have Died In Odisha So Far: Govt

Bhubaneswar: As many as 25 corona warriors have died in Odisha while performing COVID-19 related duty, a senior official said on Wednesday. The frontline warriors who have succumbed to the viral infection were deployed in dedicated hospitals, COVID care centres, temporary medical camps and COVID care homes, he said. The 25 deaths account for 11.11 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021