Tag: Odisha Government

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COVID Resurgence: Odisha Govt To Hire Empty Oxygen Cylinders To Maintain Stock

With the COVID cases in Odisha heading north, the State government has decided to maintain stock of oxygen cylinders by hiring the same from private organisations on a monthly rental basis.

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Odisha Declares 14-Day Lockdown To Contain Covid-19 Spread, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: Amid the steep rise in the Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government has declared a 14-day lockdown in the State from May 5. The lockdown will come into effect from…

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Covid 2.0: Is Odisha Govt's Readiness Enough To Face The Worst?

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Covid-19 infection cases are exploding at an unprecedented rate in Odisha, the State government’s tall claims of being fully prepared for a worst has brought…

Baby Boy Scavenges Leftover From Discarded Plate At Tribal Hamlet In Odisha’s Sundargarh
Baby Boy Scavenges Leftover From Discarded Plate At Tribal Hamlet In Odisha’s Sundargarh, Video Goes Viral

Sundargarh: The death of 19 children due to malnutrition at Nagada village in Odisha’s Jajpur district in July, 2016 had evoked outrage not only in the State but across the…

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Odisha Revises Guidelines For Issuing Income, Caste Certificates

Bhubaneswar: Continuing with its strategy to improve citizen-centric services, the Odisha government on Tuesday issued revised guidelines for issuing miscellaneous and caste certificates. As per a notification, Revenue and Disaster…

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Pipili Bypoll: BJP Seeks Of Withdrawal Odisha Chief Electoral Officer, Writes To ECI

Bhubaneswar: In an important development ahead of the crucial Pipili Bypoll, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded the immediate withdrawal of the State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) on the ground of ‘conflict of interest’. In a letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the BJP alleged that senior IAS officer Sushil Kumar […]

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Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Project Not Feasible Till 2041, Says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has no proposal to carry out a metro rail project between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar till 2041 due to lack of feasibility, said Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena in the Odisha Assembly today. Replying to a query by Jatani MLA (Congress) Suresh Routray, the Minister said that the State government had not proposed […]

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Odisha Govt Released Rs 344 Cr To Pvt COVID Hospitals, Says Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Monday informed the State Assembly that Rs 344.55 crore has been released to privately operated COVID hospitals in the State for treatment of patients. Replying to a question posed by BJP MLA from Jashipur, Ganesh Ram Singh Khuntia in the Assembly, Das said a total of 33 private […]

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Odisha: HC Directs Collectors To Conduct Surprise Visits To Review Condition In Jails

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over the plethora of problems faced by inmates lodged in jails across the State, the Orissa High Court has directed district Collectors to conduct surprise visits and review the conditions prevailing in jails in their respective jurisdictions between March 15 and April 16, 2021. While hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), the […]

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Odisha Forest Fire: State Govt Deploys Extra Manpower, Machines; Night Patrolling Intensified

Bhubaneswar: Amidst concerns expressed over the wildfire which has engulfed a large portion of Similipal Tiger Reserve in Mayurbhanj district and other parts of the State, the Odisha government on Tuesday directed officials to intensify night patrolling to contain the fire. Apart from this, the State government has decided to deploy extra manpower and machines […]