Odisha government has allowed some relaxations in the Covid restrictions while extending the partial lockdown by 14 more days
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.
Odisha government is currently seeking expert opinion on lockdown extension in the state. Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra on Thursday (May 27) stated that the government is currently reviewing the Covid-19 situation in the state and a decision regarding lockdown extension will be taken only after getting opinions of experts.
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.
New Delhi: The nationwide lockdown – the fourth phase of which ends on May 31 – is likely to be extended beyond this date with more relaxations in lockdown 5.0 as most Indian states are in favour of continuing it for two more weeks, sources said on Friday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah conveyed the […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks till May 31 to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country. The ministry has issued revised guidelines to be implemented from Monday and shall remain in force till May 31. Here are the activities that are […]
New Delhi: With indications coming that the Delhi Metro will start in lockdown 4.0 beginning from Monday, the CISF is already equipped with providing security cover to the public transport facility premises, but this time with a new set of measures that include “no beep at DFMD, no frisking” method. It will be the first […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed the decision of the armed forces to plan a series of events to thank doctors, paramedics and policemen engaged in the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. In a series of tweets, he said India has waged a strong fight against COVID-19 due to courageous frontline […]
New Delhi: E-commerce players have hailed the government’s relaxations regarding sale of non-essential products starting May 4. Although the government has allowed the sale of only essential products on the red zone through e-commerce platforms, non-essential products are likely to be allowed in green and orange zones, starting May 4, subject to specific approval from […]
New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday gave clear indications that the ongoing nationwide lockdown will be extended beyond May 3 but with “considerable relaxations” to people and services in “many districts”. The Ministry of Home Affairs, however, said there was a need to maintain a strict lockdown till May 3 so that the gains are […]
Bhubaneswar: As the lockdown 2.0 is due to end in a week’s time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a video conferencing with Chief Ministers to discuss the prevailing COVID-19 situation. According to sources, during the interaction, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik laid focus on taking care of stranded workers by respective States. The CM has […]
New Delhi: As India enters final week of the lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conveyed to chief ministers that the country will have to give importance to the economy as well as to continue the fight against coronavirus. In a video conference with the chief ministers, fourth such interaction since March 22 when […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: With COVID-19 cases refusing to die down, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that the ongoing coronavirus lockdown will be extended till May 3 in the larger interest of the nation to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Announcing the decision, PM Modi said that the priority of the government is to save each and […]
Following the rise in coronavirus cases in Odisha, the State Health Department today informed that COVID-19 testing has begun at the Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela and the Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar.
By Sandeep Sahu It seems we have little choice but to brace for a fresh spell of ‘lockdown’ – a state we Indians, with the exception of the people of Jammu & Kashmir, had no previous experience of till a month ago, but now know like the back of our palm. The modern day ‘Battle […]
New Delhi: The centre on Monday has denied and termed the claims of extension of 21-days coronavirus lockdown doing rounds on social media as baseless and debunked the viral reports. “There are rumours and media reports, claiming that the Government will extend the #Lockdown21 when it expires. The Cabinet Secretary has denied these reports, and […]