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Lockdown Will Return If Covid Rules Not Followed Strictly, Warns Odisha CM
Lockdown Will Return If Covid Rules Not Followed Strictly, Warns Odisha CM 

Odisha government would force to impose lockdown once again if the guidelines issued in view of Covid-19 are not followed by people strictly, warned Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday.

Light and Sound Owner’s Association of Odisha demanded the State government to allow social events
Light and Sound Providers In Odisha Demand Permission For Procession, Social Events

They requested the government to allow at least a procession of 100 people under strict adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour.

Naveen Patnaik
Complete Lockdown Once Again If Covid Norms Not Followed Strictly: Odisha CM Cautions

Thanking people for their cooperation during the second wave of COVID-19, CM Naveen warned that irresponsible Covid behaviour will only lead to a complete lockdown once again

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Total Unlock In Odisha! DMET Chief Drops Hint

The extended partial lockdown will come to an end at 6 am on August 1.

Odisha Lockdown Extension: Here's What's Allowed, What's Not
Odisha Lockdown Extension: Here's What's Allowed, What's Not

The Odisha government on Wednesday announced the extension of partial lockdown in the State by 14 days till July 16. While 20 districts with less than 5% positivity rate have been placed under Category A with greater relaxations, the remaining 10 districts are Category B districts.

WATCH VIDEO- Partial Lockdown Extended In Odisha Till July 16

Partial lockdown in Odisha will continue till July 16. While briefing media, Odisha Chief Secretary, Suresh Mohapatra stated that partial lockdown will continue till July 16th.

Odisha Lockdown
Will Odisha Completely Unlock From July 1; Major Announcement Today On New Covid Guidelines

Though the Covid-19 graphs in majority of districts in the State have waned, the situation is still far from satisfactory in some districts, especially in the coastal belts of Odisha.

Partial Unlock In Odisha
Will Bhubaneswar, Cuttack See Unlock In July: Here's What It Seems

Though the COVID graph has dipped in many districts, the situation in Khordha, Puri, Cuttack, Balasore and Jajpur are still far from satisfactory.

Odisha: City Tea Sellers Demand Easing Of Covid Curbs To Do Business
Bhubaneswar: City Tea Sellers Demand Easing Of Covid Curbs To Do Business 

The Tea Vendors’ Association in Bhubaneswar on Monday took to streets and held a unique demonstration urging the Odisha government to allow them to do business during the lockdown. 

iron ore mines in Odisha
Odisha Based Steel Industries Face Shortage Of Iron Ore

Iron ore production in Odisha has dropped by over 31 million tonnes from 142 million tonnes in 2019-20 to 111 million tonnes in the 2020-21 financial year.

Odisha Unlock
Odisha Announces Partial Unlock, Check Details

The partial lockdown will come into effect from June 17 (5 am) and will continue till July 1 (5 am).

Unlock Guidelines Announced; Here Are The Details
Covid-19: Decision On Lockdown And Unlock In Odisha Likely Today

The Odisha government has hinted at easing the restrictions as the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) continues to decline in the State.

Two Detained For Selling Monitor Lizard Meat In Bhubaneswar, 5 Reptiles Rescued
Two Detained For Selling Monitor Lizard Meat In Bhubaneswar, 5 Reptiles Rescued

During patrolling, the Laxmi Sagar police came across a large gathering in the slum and went to the spot to ascertain the reason behind the crowding during lockdown. During the course of inquiry, police unearthed the trade of the reptile's meat

Elderly Woman
Jobless Divyang Siblings Abandon Ailing Mother In Locked Down Odisha

In a heart-wrenching incident, two siblings were detained by the police when they were trying to abandon their ailing mother at a secluded place in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Friday.

World Environment Day: Is Taj Mahal Now Safe From The Ravages Of Pollution Amid COVID-19 Lockdown?
World Environment Day: Is Taj Mahal Now Safe From The Ravages Of Pollution Amid COVID-19 Lockdown?

"India's tourism icon and a symbol of earthly love, the 17th century white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, is a victim of both nature and man. If the monument looks sick and pale to visitors, the reason is the dry and heavily polluted Yamuna that once formed an integral part of the Taj Mahal complex."

Maha Shivaratri Celebrations At Lingaraj Temple With Strict Covid Protocols This Year
Lord Lingaraj’s Shital Sasthi Festival Gets BMC Nod

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday granted permission to the Lingaraj Temple Trust to conduct Shital Sasthi festival of Lord Lingaraj with limited number of servitors. 

Traders In Odisha
Traders In Odisha Urge Govt To Ease Lockdown Curbs For Savitri Brata, Raja 

With two major festival of Odia calendar- Savitri Brata and Raja- round the corner, garment traders in Odisha have urged the State government to ease the lockdown norms for a few hours a day to run their business for the festive season.

Covid Second Wave: Lockdown 3.0 Begins In Odisha
Covid Second Wave: Lockdown 3.0 Begins In Odisha (In Pictures)

The weekend shutdowns will continue as usual starting 6 pm of Fridays till 5 am of Mondays. However, vaccination and testing for Covid-19 will continue as per the protocols laid out by the State Health Department at designated centres.

Odisha Lockdown 3.0: Has Anything Changed? Find Out What’s Shut, What’s Not

The Odisha government on May 30th announced the extension of the existing lockdown till June 17th. People coming from other States by any means shall have to produce Covid test report obtained within 48 hours before entering Odisha or final Vaccination certificate. People coming without such reports will have to undergo 7 days quarantine. Here are some of allowed and restricted activities.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Covid Lockdown Extended In Odisha Till June 17

In a major move, the Odisha government on Sunday extended the State-wide lockdown till June 17 in view of the prevailing pandemic situation. The 16-day extension of the curbs will come into effect immediately. 

Breaking News: Lockdown Extended In Odisha Till June 17

A day before the completion of the second phase of lockdown in Odisha, state Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra on Sunday announced that the ongoing lockdown would be extended further till June 17, 2021. Complete weekend shutdown on Saturdays and Sundays will continue as earlier, he said. The decision has been taken considering public safety in view of the rising cases of coronavirus.

Odisha Might Extend LOCKDOWN For 2 More Weeks! Here's What Health Experts Suggest

With the state-wide lockdown ending on June 1, people are speculating if Odisha government will further extend the lockdown period for another two weeks. Given that the Test positivity rate (TPR) of the state is comparatively higher than the national rate, Odisha might come up with stricter restrictions to further tighten curbs on the COVID-19 spread. Here's what experts have to say on the present situation.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Extension Of Lockdown In Odisha From June 1? Find What Experts Say

As Odisha continues to record between 6000 and 11000 cases even during the lockdown, health experts believe that the present situation is not conducive to relax the restrictions completely.

Lockdown In Odisha Should Be Extended Till June 15, Says Top Health Expert

Odisha has already crossed its peak in the ongoing second wave of Covid19 infection last week and started  showing a downward trend. However, in order to contain the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the State, lockdown should be extended

Odisha Health Director
Odisha Government Seeking Expert Opinion On Lockdown: Odisha Health Director

Odisha government is currently seeking expert opinion on lockdown extension in the state. Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra on Thursday (May 27) stated that the government is currently reviewing the Covid-19 situation in the state and a decision regarding lockdown extension will be taken only after getting opinions of experts.