Tag: Covid 19 Lockdown

OTV Exclusive: Kudos! Odisha Student Develops GoGrocy App For Delivery Of Essentials In Semi-Urban & Rural Areas

Bhubaneswar: At a time when lockdown has brought hardship for people especially those living in rural areas, a 3rd year engineering student in Odisha has developed a mobile app through which doorstep delivery of essential products can be done with ease in semi-urban and rural areas. Girish Vaisyaraj, a student of Electronics and Telecommunications at […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
16 migrant workers killed after goods train runs over them in Maharashtra

Aurangabad: At least 16 migrant labourers have died after a goods train ran over a group of workers asleep on the railway tracks early on Friday in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad. The home-bound exhausted lot were run over between Jalna and Aurangabad, officials said. A Railway Ministry official told IANS: “At least 14 people died on the […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Mystery Shrouds Death Of 3 Truck Drivers Amid Corona Lockdown In Odisha

Dhenkanal: Three truck drivers, who were stranded in Odisha due to COVID-19 lockdown, died under mysterious circumstances in Dhenkanal district. As per reports, all of them reportedly had fallen sick in front of Sakthi Sugars Ltd at Haripur on Thursday night. One of them died on the spot while two others died at Dhenkanal district […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Big News: CBSE To Conduct Class 10, 12 Board Exams From July 1 To 15- HRD Minister

New Delhi: Pending Class 10 and 12 CBSE exams, which were postponed due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown, will be conducted from July 1 to 15, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced on Friday. The schedule has been decided in order to ensure that the board exams are completed before competitive examinations […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Lina With Rilu Forever - Marriage In the Times Of A Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: It is said that marriages are made in heaven and when you are destined to meet your life partner, nothing would stop you from getting together forever. For Amarendra and Anindita, love has found its way and blended their two hearts for a lifetime in the auspicious bond of marriage. They were aware that […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Centre issues guidelines for restarting manufacturing units post lockdown

New Delhi: As the restrictions are being gradually eased in some zones to bring the economy back on track, the Centre has issued fresh “guidelines for restarting manufacturing industries after lockdown”, advising them not to try to achieve high production targets. In order to minimize the risk and to encourage a successful restart of industrial […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown: Migrants Flee After Jumping Off Shramik Special Train, 7 Nabbed

Angul: At a time when migrants are being brought to Odisha in special trains from different parts of the country, some of them jumped off a train allegedly after pulling the emergency chain near Majhika on the outskirts of Angul town last evening. While seven migrants have been caught by the police, efforts are on […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Ensure Unhindered Movement Of Doctors During Lockdown: Centre To States

New Delhi: The Centre has asked states to ensure uninterrupted movement of doctors and other healthcare workers during the ongoing lockdown, saying curbs on them can lead to severe constraints in rendering COVID and non-COVID medical services. There have been reports of health care services being affected in some places including in the national capital after […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Blaming Govt Apathy, Odia Migrant Worker 'Kills Self' In Haryana

Bhubaneswar: A migrant worker from Kendrapara district stranded in Haryana since enforcement of lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, allegedly committed suicide after his desperate pleas failed to make any impact on the government or the construction company he was engaged with. The deceased Gangadhar Biswal, working with the firm in Haryana for some […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Lockdown Tragedy: Odia Migrant 'Beaten To Death' By Cops In Surat

Bhubaneswar: Amid the disturbing reports of the plight of lakhs of migrant labourers stuck in different parts of the country, the death of an Odia migrant after being allegedly beaten up by police in Surat has shaken the State and raised serious concerns over the safety of stranded migrants amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Satyaban Swain, […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
E-Commerce Companies Likely To Resume Full Services From Monday

New Delhi: E-commerce companies are likely to resume full services across most parts of the country from Monday under the fourth phase of the lockdown that allows greater relaxations, although industry watchers say they are waiting for states’ decision on the matter. According to the latest Union Home Ministry’s order, “all other activities will be […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
CBSE Class 10 Class 12 Board Exams 2021 dates
CBSE Releases Date Sheet For Class 10, Class 12 Board Exams 2020

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today released the date sheet for the Class 12 Board Examinations for the remaining papers. The date sheet for re-scheduled exams (All India) and re-scheduled exams (North-East, Delhi) indicates that exams will commence from July 1 and continue till July 15. The Controller of Examinations, CBSE, […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Centre upset after Kerala eases lockdown restriction
MHA's Fresh Order On Lockdown 4.0: States Cannot Dilute Restrictions

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has come up with a fresh order for the states and Union Territories (UTs) instructing them “not to dilute” its guidelines issued for the lockdown 4.0 that began from Monday for two more weeks till May 31. The guidelines were about the opening up of the […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Migrant Among 3 Killed, Many Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least three persons including a migrant labourer were killed while more than 17 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha Tuesday morning. As per reports, a bus ferrying passengers from Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra to West Bengal collided with a gas tanker near Luhamunda under Handapa Police limits on NH-44 in […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Maha Shivaratri: CP Issues Traffic Advisory, Check Road Diversions In Bhubaneswar
After Rukuna Rath Yatra, Coronavirus Casts Shadow On Sithal Sasthi Of Lord Lingaraj

Bhubaneswar: After cancellation of famous Rukuna Rath Yatra, clouds of uncertainty now loom over the Sithal Sasthi Yatra of Lord Lingaraj amid 4th stage of nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. The festival which celebrates the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is scheduled for May 27 this year. The Bhubaneswar […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021