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Tag: Odisha Lockdown

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38 Labourers Reach Odisha From Chennai Via Sea Route, Detained & Quarantined

Berhampur: Defying the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, as many as 38 labourers including some fishermen reached Odisha from Chennai on Saturday after a five-day journey along the sea route, all in an attempt to be back to their respective villages. However, as soon as they arrived in Sonepur under Chikiti block of Ganjam district, they […]

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Odisha Fights Coronavirus: No Mask, No Fuel Rule Imposed In State

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to strictly enforce government’s order making wearing of face masks mandatory while going out of homes, the petrol pumps across Odisha on Friday came out with a stringent rule of ‘No Mask, No Petrol/Diesel /CNG’. The fuel outlets decision was announced by Utkal Petroleum Dealers Association general secretary Sanjay Lath. The […]

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Sixth COVID-19 positive case reported in Odisha

Cuttack: Another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha taking the total number of cases to six. While  two persons have recuperated completely, the number of active cases in the State now stands at four. The Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department took to Twitter to inform about the sixth COVID-19 positive case of […]

Covid-19 lockdown: Odisha CM asks house owners to waive off rent or defer by 3 months
Covid-19 Lockdown: Odisha CM Appeals House Owners To Forgo Or Defer Rent By 3 Months

Bhubaneswar: In view of the situation arising out of nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appealed all landlords to be compassionate towards the poor and waive off or at least defer the house rent by three months. “It is time for everyone to be there for each other as the entire country […]

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Covid19 Lockdown: BMC Serves Biryani & Khichdi To Stray Animals

Bhubaneswar: Amid the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started distribution of food and water to stray animals across the city, in what is a noble gesture for the speechless souls. The initiative which is being carried out under the leadership of BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary to help […]

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Odisha Lockdown: Free Cooked Food For Poor, Rs 3000 Assistance For Street Vendors

Bhubaneswar: In yet another relief measure for the weaker sections of the society, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced financial assistance of Rs 3000 each to street vendors across 114 urban local bodies (ULBs) to deal with the Covid-19 lockdown. Patnaik said that this will benefit around 65,000 registered street vendors of the 114 municipalities […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown: Odisha To Provide Cooked Meals To Homeless In Urban Areas

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the problems being faced by people in view of the coronavirus lockdown, Odisha government has decided to provide cooked meals to destitute and homeless in urban areas of the State. In a letter to all district Collectors, Housing and Urban Development Department has asked senior administrative officials to provide cooked meals, […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown: Shop Timings To Be Extended Till Late Nights In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an all-out war against coronavirus on globally, Odisha government is trying all its best to contain spread of the disease through several measures including 21-day lockdown which is currently in force across the State. However, there is an unprecedented rush among people to stock up essential commodities in the wake of 21-day lockdown […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown Triggers Panic Buying Across Odisha, Traders Blame Govt

Bhubaneswar: The 21-day nationwide lockdown seems to have triggered fear among the people in Odisha who resorted to panic buying to stock essential commodities. Major market areas across the State witnessed unprecedented crowd with consumers making mad rush to buy essential commodities like rice, potatoes, onions, dal and other food items. Throwing the norms of […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown: Odisha Govt releases Rs 45 cr for all districts to battle Covid-19, OMC's Rs 500 cr big boost

Bhubaneswar: With the coronavirus contagion slowly spreading its tentacles, Odisha government too is expediting its measures for prevention and containment of the disease. On Wednesday, the government released Rs 44.5 crore for 30 districts to battle the novel Coronavirus. In the media briefing today, Subroto Bagchi, Odisha government’s chief spokesperson on COVID-19 reiterating the significance […]

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Covid-19 Lockdown: Odisha Supplies Minister Urges CM Naveen To Assess Food Stock & Procurement

Bhubaneswar: Expressing apprehension over shortage of essential commodities, State Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain has written to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeking an assessment of the food stock the State possesses right now and how much it might need in case the lockdown persists for a longer period. Also Read: Ensure […]

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Odisha Covid-19 Lockdown: Stray Cases Of Violation Threaten Its Effectiveness, Many Arrested

14 districts in Odisha under lockdown, but no significant impact.  Many arrested for violating lockdown rules.  If anyone doesn’t comply with the orders, authorities may press IPC charges u/s 188, 269, 270, 271. Bhubaneswar: India so far has registered over 470 positive coronavirus cases. A complete lockdown was announced in 19 States and UTs on […]

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Coronavirus: Odisha Shuts Down 5 Districts, 8 Towns Till March 29

Bhubaneswar: In order to contain the spread of Coronavirus, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ordered a near-total lockdown of 5 districts and 8 towns including the State capital for a week. According to the announcement of the CM, five districts and eight major towns in the State will be locked-down from 7 AM […]

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