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Tag: Covid 19 Lockdown In Odisha

MHA Extends Reopening Guidelines Till November 30
COVID-19: Odisha Announces 14-Day Complete Lockdown In 4 High Caseload-Districts

Bhubaneswar: In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, Odisha government on Thursday imposed a 14-day lockdown in four districts and entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation area of Sundergarh district. Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the lockdown restrictions will be clamped in  Ganjam, Khurda, Cuttack and Jajpur districts along with the entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation […]

Column: The Real Challenge Will Begin After May 3

By Sandeep Sahu So far, so good. We have got a great measure of success in arresting the spread of the deadly virus, ‘flattening the curve’, doubling the ‘doubling rate’, holding back the crucial – and dangerous – third phase of community transmission, setting up exclusive COVID-19 hospitals, significantly augmenting testing facilities and limiting the […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Ola Begins Emergency Services In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: Indian ridesharing company Ola Cabs started its emergency mobility services to and from hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack after getting necessary permission from Odisha Transport Department on Sunday. According to an order issued by the Transport Commissioner, Ola will provide 100 cabs in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar for emergency mobility services […]

Column: Human Rights In Corona-induced ‘Suspended Animation’!

By Sandeep Sahu A youth is asked to do sit-ups – and asked to keep counting as he does so. At another end of the state, two youths and their bikes are caned by lath-wielding cops. Elsewhere, four youths are asked to sit on their hunches, move their hands between their legs, hold the back […]

Lord Jagannath in lockdown for 144-yrs, Covid-19 lockdown mere 8-days: Bagchi

Bhubaneswar: In tandem with the Indian Railways decision to cancel all train services, barring the freight carrying ones, till March 31, Odisha government on Sunday announced cancellation of inter-state bus services till further orders. Informing this important policy decision in his regular press briefing, the state government’s chief Covid-19 spokesperson, Subroto Bagchi, said, “Odisha government […]

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 […]