Tag: Covid 19 Lockdown

COVID-19 Restrictions Force Odisha Fishermen Gaze Uncertain Future
COVID-19 Restrictions Put Fishermen Out Of Business In Odisha

Puri: The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions have brought life to a standstill. With the induced lockdowns and shutdowns, the fishermen across the State are staring at an uncertain future. Fishermen community of Krushnaprasad area in Puri district are largely dependent on Chilika Lake. But, the government’s move of imposing COVID-19 restrictions to shun […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Decision On Opening Of Religious Places Soon: Odisha Law Minister
Decision On Opening Of Religious Places Soon: Odisha Law Minister

Cuttack: Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena on Monday said that a decision on opening of temples and other religious institutions will be taken soon. “The decision on opening of temples will be taken soon. First, we will assess the COVID-19 situation and decide the guidelines to be laid down for opening of temples in the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Misappropriation Alleged In Collection Of Traffic Fines During Lockdown; Cuttack DCP Orders Probe

Cuttack: Allegations of misappropriation of money collected as fines from erring commuters during the Covid-19 lockdown have come to fore in Odisha. These serious allegations have been levelled against the Commissionerate Police by a commuter who was fined for violating the lockdown restrictions in Cuttack. On July 20, Sujit Sahu of Angul district was caught […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Motor Vehicle Revenue Registers Growth In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After a slump due to COVID-19 lockdown, the motor vehicle (MV) revenue has gradually started picking up in Odisha. The Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) collected Rs 117 Crore motor vehicle revenue in the month of September 2020 which reflected a 31% growth over the month of August 2020 (Rs 89.5 crore). However, the […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Bicycle Business Shows Little Effect Of Covid Blues, Sales Increase

New Delhi: The sales of bicycles have registered an increase even as the market and other businesses have faced the beating of the Coronavirus-triggered lockdown. Since most people were confined to indoors during the lockdown phase as a result of which their health and fitness were affected, they began buying bicycles. Cycling, an aerobic activity, […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha: 5 Deer Skin Seized In Dhenkanal, 3 Including Poacher Held

Dhenkanal: Three persons including a poacher have been arrested by the forest department officials in Dhenkanal district on Sunday. Senior officials informed that five deer hides, two unlicensed guns have also been recovered from their possession. As per reports, all the three persons were arrested following a raid at Pradhantangar village under Kapilash forest range. […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Liquor Sales fall 29% In Apr-Sep Amid Lockdown Impact, High Tax Levies

New Delhi: Sale of Indian-made foreign liquor declined 29 per cent during the first half of the current financial year, according to data released by the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC). In a statement, the industry body said that the fall in demand was severe in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Puducherry, and Rajasthan, […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Tamil Nadu Govt Extends Covid-19 Lockdown Till Dec 31

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday extended the Covid-19 lockdown till December 31 with several new relaxations in restrictions. In a statement issued here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said based on the discussions with medical, public health experts and District Collectors to prevent coronavirus spread, the Covid-19 lockdown is extended till Decembe […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Odisha Provides Employment To 8 Lakh People In Kendu Leaf Trade During COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Around eight lakh people were provided employment during the lockdown by Odisha government through Kendu leaf operations, official sources said on Wednesday. The kendu leaf operation during adverse weather conditions in February and March along with COVID-19 lockdowns are set to generate a trade surplus of Rs 100 crore, said Chief Secretary A K […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
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2020 Has Been A Special Year, Says Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has agreed that he had a good time in 2020. Despite the Covid-19 induced lockdown, he stood out with roles in the burgeoning OTT space. In 2020, the phenomenal actor has impressed as always with roles in the digitally-released films “Raat Akeli Hai” and “Serious Men”. Inspector Jatil Yadav in “Raat […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
DA Case Against IFS Abhay Kant: Two Teams Conducting Probe Outside Odisha, Says Vigilance

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Vigilance department on Saturday refused to seek further remand of suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash, senior officials informed that two teams are currently conducting further investigation outside Odisha in connection with the case. Investigating officer of the case, Harishankar Pati today said the Vigilance department has […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Chandrayaan-3 Launch Rescheduled For 2022: ISRO
Chandrayaan-3 Launch Rescheduled For 2022: ISRO

New Delhi: Chandrayaan-3, India’s third mission to Moon, is likely to be launched in 2022, ISRO chief K Sivan has said. The COVID-19 lockdown has hit several projects of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) including Chandrayaan-3, which was scheduled to be launched in late 2020, and Gaganyaan, the country’s first manned space mission. Unlike […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Odisha: Crimes Continued Unabated During Covid-19 Lockdown, Over Rs 48 Crore Fine Collected
Odisha: Crimes Continued Unabated During Covid-19 Lockdown, Over Rs 48 Crore Fine Collected

Bhubaneswar: As many as 1,13,410 cases were registered in Odisha in a period of 10 months during the Covid-19 induced lockdown from March 2020 to December 2020, Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra informed the State Assembly on Monday. A total of 51,617 persons have been arrested in connection with the cases. Besides, […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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'Covid-19 Lockdown Increased Conflicts Between Parents, Kids'

New Delhi: During the nationwide lockdown in India, the Covid-19 pandemic has led to increased interaction between adults and their teenage wards and has allowed parents more time to monitor them, the experts said on Sunday. According to Debjani Banerjee Faculty- Sociology and Social & Cultural Anthropology( CBSE and IBDP), Shiv Nadar School, Gurugram, while […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021