Tag: Lockdown

Odisha sets 'zero transmission' target against COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Setting a “Zero Transmission” target against COVID-19, Odisha government on Wednesday claimed that the state has already reported lowest rate so far as detection of positive cases are concerned in the country. National Health Mission Director Shalini Pandit said this while briefing the media here. “The challenge before us is to achieve zero transmission […]

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Domestic violence victims need not visit police stations during lockdown: Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar: Hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked law enforcers to take stern action against people involved in domestic violence, Odisha Police on Tuesday said complainants need not go to police stations for lodging FIRs during the lockdown period. The police will reach the complainant upon receiving a call and also lodge an FIR, if […]

Lockdown 2.0: Corona battle to be fought in red, orange, green zones
Lockdown 2.0: Corona battle to be fought in red, orange, green zones

New Delhi: In Lockdown 2.0 beginning Wednesday, Ministers as well as states will now combat the COVID-19 crisis by marking the areas as Red, Orange and Green zones. These zones will be declared as per the number of coronavirus-affected persons. Sources indicated that a consolidated report submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office from the Home […]

India Lockdown: Railways, Airlines suspended till May 3
India Lockdown: Railway, Airline passenger services suspended till May 3

New Delhi: Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak till May 3, the Indian Railways and Ministry of Civil Aviation have also decided to extend the cancellation of passenger train services and flight services till the lockdown period. Also Read: COVID-19 Lockdown Extended Till May 3, Announces […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Shilpa, Alia, Bhumi, Genelia & Others Have Something For You!

Amid the nationwide lockdown for containing the spread of Coronavirus in India, several Bollywood celebrities are sharing lockdown diaries to ‘stay in touch’ with their admirers. Bollywood beauty Shilpa Shetty Kundra shared some yoga tips while Alia Bhatt is busy in her kitchen. Here we bring what Riteish Deshmukh, his wife Genelia and Bhumi Pednekar […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Ola Begins Emergency Services In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: Indian ridesharing company Ola Cabs started its emergency mobility services to and from hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack after getting necessary permission from Odisha Transport Department on Sunday. According to an order issued by the Transport Commissioner, Ola will provide 100 cabs in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar for emergency mobility services […]

Punjab Police officer's severed hand re-implanted
Punjab cop's hand successfully re-implanted after being chopped off in attack by Nihang Sikhs

Chandigarh: After nearly eight hours of surgery, a team of doctors at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh on Sunday successfully re-implanted the left hand of Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Punjab Police that was chopped off in a clash by Nihang Sikhs in Patiala. The 50-year-old patient had an […]

Thieves Get Free Run In Bhubaneswar As Police Gets Busy In Corona Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: When all of India is under lockdown in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, thieves dared the Commissionerate Police in Bhubaneswar by allegedly stealing valuables worth lakhs of Rupees from two households in the city early this morning. As per reports, some miscreants entered the house of one Nalinikanta Behera in Bairagi Nagar area under […]

COVID19: Numbers Can Be Exponential, Resurge In Cases Abroad Cause Of Concern: Health Ministry

New Delhi: The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Sunday said that as the country is dealing with an infectious pandemic, the number of the cases may be exponential but the government is adequately prepared for management of coronavirus cases. Addressing the daily press briefing, Joint Secretary, Health, Lav Agarwal said: “This is a […]

COVID-19: Odisha industry body seeks stimulus package from govt to save economy
COVID-19: Odisha industry body seeks stimulus package from govt to save economy

Bhubaneswar: A leading industry body in Odisha has sought a stimulus package from the state govt to tide over the economic crisis as a result of the lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak. The Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) welcomed the extension of the lockdown till April 30 to combat the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 […]