A total of 142 suicides were reported between January and June last year while the figure increased to 151 during the same period this year.
As per ground reports from major bus stands in the State, heavy inflow of passengers has been seen as compared to the number of vehicles.
The Orissa High Court has issued fresh instructions to be followed for functioning of district and other subordinate courts in view of guidelines issued by the State Govt for graded unlocking of the economic activities.
Bus services for incoming passengers will continue from railway station to Cuttack and Khordha even on weekend shutdown from Friday to Sunday.
The Odisha government exempted Motor Vehicle (MV) Tax of bus operators for the month of July, 2021
The partial lockdown in the State will come to an end after a day.
Meet 40-year-old Sudarshan Sahoo who once sold Chat at a road side stall in the Capital city to make a living. Thanks to the long pandemic-induced lockdowns, Sahoo, as he stands now after a year, has morphed into a well-known bamboo artisan in the city.
With just two days before the expiry of the partial lockdown, the third phase of the pandemic curbs in Odisha this year, all eyes are now on the next move of the State government.
The ‘Work From Home’ policy that has been adopted by the corporate world ever since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic has now turned out to be a situation much less impressive and productive than expected now even though it promised to be a win-win state of affairs during the first wave of the virus surge.
With announcement of partial unlocking in as many as 13 districts and more relaxations for people to avail essential commodities in other regions, Odisha government has allowed the opening of automobile shops and also permitted registration of new vehicles from today.
The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Thursday raided a garment showroom at Nayasarak in the Silver City and levied a fine of Rs 30,000 on its owner for allegedly making backdoor sales.
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.
Keeping in mind a possible rush in markets in the wake of an approaching cyclonic storm "Yaas', the Odisha government has allowed grocery shops, OMFED booths and shops dealing with food and essential items, vegetables, fish, meat & egg to open between 7 AM and 1 PM on Monday (May 24) and Tuesday (May 25).
Odisha extended the COVID19 lockdown from May 19th (Wednesday) till 5 AM of June 1st (Tuesday).
The pulse-producing States/UTs were also requested to facilitate procurement as sustained procurement would incentivize farmers to cultivate pulses on a long-term basis.
A Deja-Vu hit Prashant Kumar Das, a Restaurant employee at Bhubaneswar, who fears that his employer will not be able to pay him salary this month owing to the lockdown.
To check movement of unauthorized persons during the lockdown, the Twin City Police Commissionerate has sought special authorization for people moving out during the shutdown.
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