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Tag: Lockdown

Night Curfew, Lockdown Not Needed In Odisha, Situation Better Than Other States: Top Health Official
Night Curfew, Lockdown Not Needed In Odisha, Situation Better Than Other States: Top Health Official

Meanwhile, various state governments have announced curbs to stem the worsening situation due to the Omicron variant. The night curfew has been imposed in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi, Karnataka, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

China Puts 13 Million Residents In Lockdown
China Puts 13 Million Residents In Lockdown

Authorities have adopted strict pandemic control measures under their policy of seeking to drive new transmissions to zero, leading to frequent lockdowns, universal masking and mass testing. While the policy has not been entirely successful while leading to massive disruptions in travel and trade, Beijing credits it with largely containing the spread of the virus.

After 20 Months, Maha Lifts All Lockdown Restrictions
After 20 Months, Maha Lifts All Lockdown Restrictions

All people must observe the Covid-19 norms like wearing face-masks, maintain at least 6 feet physical distance, ensure hygiene, sanitise/wash hands frequently, and those found violating the CAB shall be fined Rs 500.

China Locks Down Lanzhaou City
Covid Third Wave: China Locks Down Lanzhaou City

After second wave of Covid-19 wrecked havoc across the globe, the threat of the third wave still persists. To prevent such an eventuality, China locked down its Lanzhou city on Tuesday.

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‘Help Us’
Can Odisha Government Restore Market Access To Bamboo Artisans?

Bamboo artisans from Kuhibahal Village under Binika Block of Sonepur district have been hit hard by the COVID19 pandemic. They have urged the Odisha government to provide assistance.

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Sidharth’s Golden Heart
Sidharth Shukla Had Sent Money To 'Balika Vadhu' Co-Star Pratyusha Banerjee's Family During Lockdown

While the whole country is mourning the loss of popular actor Sidharth Shukla, several reports have surfaced proving that the actor had a golden heart.

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Partial Lockdown
Situation Not Feasible For Complete Unlock In Odisha, Says DMET Chief

With the ongoing phase of the partial lockdown ending tomorrow (July 31), all eyes are now on the official announcement of the government regarding further relaxation of restrictions for the upcoming phase.

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Odisha Partial Lockdown Coming To End; Will Odisha Fully Unlock?

The partial lockdown in the State will come to an end after a day.

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How Will Odisha Govt 'Decide On Unlock'? DMET Chief Shares State's Covid Status

The daily infections are on a declining trend in Odisha, but under no circumstances people should let their guards down against Covid-19, cautioned DMET chief CBK Mohanty on Tuesday (July 13).

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Centre Rings Alarm Bell Over High TPR In 3 Odisha Districts, Requests Strict Containment Measures

It is a point of concern that presently, 3 districts of Odisha are reporting weekly positivity of more than 10%

Commissionerate Police seals a mobile shop
BMC Clears Air On Shop, Shopping Complex Opening Guidelines

A shopping complex/shop business establishment whose area is less than 25000 Square feet will be allowed to open.

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Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions Must Be Eased In A Phased Manner: DMET Chief

Considering the current situation, easing Covid-19 lockdown measures is essential for the livelihood of people.

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Partial Lockdown To Be Lifted In Odisha After Reviewing Critical Factors: Health Experts

Will Odisha completely unlock on 1st July? Talking about the possibility of lifting of the partial lockdown in Odisha, state health experts have opined that a decision can only be taken after taking into consideration all critical factors.

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Unlock In Odisha: These Key Odisha Districts To Remain Under Stricter Lockdown?

Will lockdown be extended in some districts after June 17th? Will the rest of the districts see some relaxations? With the existing lockdown nearing end, everyone is anxiously waiting for the Odisha government’s decision on unlocking.

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Bijay Mohapatra
Decision On Unlock To Be Taken In 1-2 Days: Odisha Health Services Director

With the extended lockdown coming to end on June 17 amid a decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government is likely to come up with a comprehensive plan to begin the unlock process in a day or two, said a top health official on Tuesday.

Attack on Tehsildar
Tehsildar Attacked By Tipsy Youth During Crackdown In Jagatsinghpur

A tehsildar was allegedly attacked by a youth in an inebriated condition at Japa Chhak under Ersama police limits in the district on Monday.

Odisha Unlock plans
Odisha Unlock 1.0: No Lockdown Relaxations In 7 Districts, Night Curfew Imposition Likely

The Epidemic situation report prepared by State Health Department brings two contrasting facts. While Kendrapada becomes the only district in State to post a rise in positive rate in the week ended on June 14, Jharsuguda cuts the TPR to around 2 per cent from 12 per cent a week ago

Bijay Mohapatra
Unlock Process Likely To Begin In Odisha Districts Having Less Than 5 PC TPR

The Odisha government is mulling over relaxing certain lockdown curbs in districts having less than 5 per cent infection rate while the restrictions will continue in districts having 10 per cent or more rate of infection.

Sabitri Brata
Odisha Observes 'Sabitri Brata' Amid Instances Of Covid Rule Violation

The enforcement squad of Commissionerate Police today prevented women performing worships at some temples in Old Town area on the occasion of Sabitri Brata even as congregation of devotees at shrines across the State has been restricted in view of Covid-19 pandemic.

Sabitri Festival
Shoppers In Odisha Throw Covid Norms To Wind On 'Sabitri' Eve

A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.

Melody troupe
Lockdown Robs Life, Livelihood Of Melody Artistes In Odisha

Their professional commitment and artistic skill entertained many and added colour to festive events and special occasions.

Cycle Girl
Bihar’s Cycle Girl Jyoti Kumari Narrates The Pain Of Losing Her Father

Remember the cycle girl from Bihar? Jyoti Kumari of Darbhanga district came into the limelight last year during the first wave of the Covid pandemic, when she cycled over a thousand kilometre with her incapacitated father to get back home.

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Bihar’s Cycle Girl Jyoti Kumari Narrates The Pain Of Losing Her Father

Remember the cycle girl from Bihar? Jyoti Kumari of Darbhanga district came into the limelight last year during the first wave of the Covid pandemic, when she cycled over a thousand kilometre with her incapacitated father to get back home.

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Govt Offices In Lockdown
Extended Lockdown In Odisha: State Govt Offices To Run With 30 PC Staff Strength

State Government offices across Odisha have been directed to run with 30 per cent staff strength during the extended COVID lockdown period which ends on June 17.

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Cyber Criminals Make Hay During Lockdown, Loot Rs 1.4 Cr From People In Odisha

Incidents of cyber loots have increased considerably during the lockdown-shutdown period in Odisha in the last one month.

Cyclone Yaas in Odisha amid Covid-19 pandemic
For Covid-hit Odisha, ‘Cyclone Yaas’ Couldn’t Have Come At A Worse Time

Move over Covid-19; Cyclone ‘Yaas’ is here! With the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ in the Bay of Bengal all set to wreak havoc on the northern coast, Corona has expectedly taken a backseat in the state.

3 Criminals Land In Police Net During Lockdown Checking In Bhubaneswar, Firearms Seized

A team of Nayapalli Police in Bhubaneswar arrested three hardcore criminals near Biju Patnaik College during lockdown enforcement on Tuesday night.

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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Odisha Lockdown Extension: Govt Offices To Run With 10% Staff, 33% Strength At Pvt Firms

Extending the ongoing lockdown till June 1, 2021, the Odisha government on Tuesday made stricter arrangements both for the public sector and private sector organisations.

Perils Of Pandemic: Well-Known Choreographer Turns Chicken Vendor For A Living

It is said that one can’t be a victim of circumstances or fate. But the adage proved wrong in case Jitu Rout, a young and well-known Choreographer of Odia cine and music album industry,

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Lockdown Woes: Pvt Bus Workers Demand Government Aid, Free Rations In Balasore

Workers belonging to the private  bus association in the district, who are struggling to make ends meet during the lockdown, have demanded financial assistance and provisions from the government for their family as their livelihood is at risk.

Covid Resurgence: Delhi Extends Lockdown Till May 17
Lockdown Extended Till May 24 In Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi government has extended lockdown period for one more week, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.

Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Govt Announces Complete Lockdown From May 16-30 To Curb Covid Spread

The West Bengal government on Saturday announced a complete lockdown from Sunday till May 30 in order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Lockdown Odisha due to Covid-19
Extension Of Pan Odisha Lockdown Now Looks Inevitable

Going by the experts' logic, there is little doubt that the daily positive count would have been much lower than it is if the restrictions imposed during the lockdown in Odisha had been observed in letter and spirit.

Weekend Shutdown In Odisha
No Morning, Evening Walks, Cycling During Lockdown: Police Commissioner

Around Rs 2.8 crore fine has been collected from Covid guideline violators, 71 cases have been registered, 269 arrested and 8300 vehicles seized.

Another Tehsildar Faces Public Fury During Covid Duty In Bhadrak

In yet another instance of attack on government officials deployed on Covid-19 duty, a tehsildar faced the ire of general public during a crackdown on Covid norms violators in Basudevpur area in the district on Wednesday.

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COVID Lockdown Hits Livelihood, Leaves Lower Middle Class In Dire Straits

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.

COVID Lockdown: Bhubaneswar Unit-1 Haat Timings Changed To Reduce Crowding

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in consultation with the Commissionerate Police on Monday changed the timings for wholesalers and retailers to operate in the Capital city’s largest market, Unit-I market.

Lockdown In Odisha
Lockdown Scenes From Across Odisha

Amid rising Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government imposed a 14-day strict lockdown across the state. The curbs began on May 5 and will remain in force till May 19. Emergency services have been permitted. Vegetable and grocery shops have been allowed to open from 6 am to 12 pm daily. Further, for the convenience of the public, the government has allowed to and fro movement from the hospitals, railway station and airport.

COMPLETE LOCKDOWN In Rajasthan From May 10 To May 24

In the wake of a huge surge in coronavirus cases, the Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a complete lockdown from May 10 to May 24, 2021.

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