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Beset By Ban, Odisha Firecracker Traders Push For Ease On Covid Curbs
Beset By Ban, Odisha Firecracker Traders Push For Ease On Covid Curbs

Odisha government's ban on the sale and use of firecrackers as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus has left thousands of traders in dire straits. 

Covid Restrictions
India Withdraws Covid Restrictions Imposed On Visiting UK Nationals

The travel advisory that imposed additional checks and quarantine on those arriving from the UK has been relaxed by the Union Health Ministry

COVID Again Plays Spoilsport On Dussehra: Dampens Festivity Spirit In Odisha, Small Traders On Brink
COVID Again Plays Spoilsport On Dussehra: Dampens Festivity Spirit In Odisha, Small Traders On Brink Of Bankruptcy

As per the new guidelines, special night curfew restrictions will come into effect in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar for 10 days from 8 pm to 5 am (instead of the earlier 10 pm to 5 am) between October 11 and October 20. All markets and other commercial establishments will be allowed to operate till 8 pm daily during these 10 days till October 20 in both the cities.

Bengal Extends COVID Restrictions
Bengal Extends COVID Restrictions Till Sep 30, Night Curbs To Continue

District administrations, police commissionerates and local authorities shall ensure strict compliance with the state directives of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.

Odisha Unlock Guidelines: Artistes Cry Discrimination; Say 'Want Permission, Not Grant'
Odisha Unlock Guidelines: Artistes Cry Discrimination; Say 'Want Permission, Not Grant'

Artistes under the aegis of Odisha Music Artistes Welfare Association sung songs along the streets in the Capital city as mark of protest and submitted a memorandum of demands addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Culture and Tourism Minister and Special Relief Commissioner. 

COVID Restrictions
Stringent September COVID Guidelines A Possibility As Festive Season Raises Infection Concerns

As the third wave threat of COVID19 looms large over Odisha, the experts call for no relaxation in lockdown norms as the festive season could increase the infection rate

Rajesh Bhushan
Districts With Over 10% COVID Positivity Need To Consider Strict Curbs: Centre

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan chaired a high-level meeting on Saturday to review the COVID-19 situation in Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh and Manipur.

Covid Restrictions Leave Banki Vegetable Farmers In Lurch
Covid Restrictions Leave Banki Vegetable Farmers In Lurch

The guidelines framed by the Odisha government allowing markets to open for just 4 hours has largely affected the sale of vegetables.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.

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Kandhamal Set For Christmas Carols Amid Covid Restrictions, Security Tightened

Phulbani: Police on Thursday conducted flag march in Baliguda town under Kandhamal district ahead of Christmas celebrations scheduled to begin on midnight of 24 December. Speaking about the preparations by the administration, Sub-Collector of Kandhamal, Subhankar Mohapatra said, “We have had a discussion with all the stakeholders, right from the block level to the district […]