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Tag: Shutdown

Bharat Bandh
Bharat Bandh For Farm Laws: Impact In India & Odisha

On the first anniversary of the enactment of the three farm laws by Central government, Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers' unions, is observing a Bharat Bandh today till 4PM demanding repeal of farm laws.

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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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Gelapur panchayat
Odisha Woman Sarpanch Uses Collector’s Power, Clamps Shutdown To Check Covid Surge

Exercising the power of district Collector, a woman sarpanch announced a five-day shutdown in her panchayat due to rising Covid-19 cases in her area in Bhadrak district.

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.

COVID19 Vaccination in Odisha
Odisha Govt Revises Vaccination Order For Weekend Shutdown During 14-Day Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday revised its earlier order on vaccination against Covid-19 during weekend shutdowns in the State. As per the new directive, inoculation of vaccines will continue from…

Migrants’ Woes …
Migrants’ Woes …

Migrants’ exodus has started in different parts of the country with the rise of the second wave of Covid-19 Pandemic. Thousands of Migrant labourers working in the big cities of…

Curfew in Odisha
Corona Second Wave: Enforcement Of Night Curfew In Odisha

Massive awareness and strict enforcement drives are continuing across Odisha during night curfew in a bid to contain the rapid spread of coronavirus in the State. In the wake of an unprecedented spike in Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government has announced a weekend shutdown at all the urban areas across the State, from April 24, 2021.

Covid-19 Surge In Bhubaneswar: BMC Commissioner Clears Air On Weekend Shutdown And Night Curfew

Bhubaneswar: With the Covid-19 graph witnessing an upward trend in Odisha, people in several parts of the State especially in Bhubaneswar are apprehending strict enforcement measures and restrictions by the…

Merchant Body Up In Arms Against Shutdown Decision In Balasore
Merchant Body Up In Arms Against Shutdown Decision In Balasore

Balasore: The Balasore Textiles & Readymade Garments Merchant Association protested the decision of the Balasore Chamber of Industries and Commerce (BCIC) to clamp shutdown in the region amid the rising cases of Covid-19. BCIC along with 15 traders’ associations in the district had earlier in a meeting decided to close down shops after 7 PM […]

Teachers' Day: TV Actors Share Important Life Lessons Learnt From Covid-19 Pandemic
Shut Down Baripada City For 7 Days: Citizen Forums Urge Administration

Baripada: In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, various citizen forums in Baripada have urged the district administration to impose a seven-day shutdown in the city. Various youth associations, business bodies, trade unions and advocates’ unions met the collector on Saturday and urged him to announce the enforcement from September 27 to October […]

Opinion: Curbs Gone: But Will Life Be the Same Ever Again?

By Sandeep Sahu No lockdown. No shutdown. No night curfew either. The markets, parks and other public places are choc-a-bloc with people again. With all restrictions on movement of vehicles gone, driving is back to being the nightmare it always was. Why, you can take your family out on a dinner and even have your […]

COVID-19 Spike: Shutdown In Dhenkanal Municipality Till August 30

Dhenkanal: The continuous rise in COVID-19 cases in Dhenkanal has forced the district administration to announce a two-day shutdown in the municipality area of Dhenkanal town. Though the district administration has announced a two-day shutdown in the municipality area (August 27 & 28), the town will remain shut further due to the weekend shutdown on […]

COVID-19: Two Days Shutdown In Nabarangpur From August 25

Nabarangpur: With the detection of new COVID-19 cases, Nabarangpur district administration on Saturday decided to clamp shutdown restrictions for two days from August 25. “In view of the requests from senior citizens on account of Ganesh Chaturthi today and Nuakhai tomorrow, we have not ordered shutdown today. But keeping in view the rising COVID-19 graph, […]

Covid Battle: Shutdown In 2 More Odisha Districts & A Town

Nabarangpur: The Nabarangpur administration on Friday has imposed a three-day shutdown in the district starting tomorrow (August 8) morning in view of a rise in COVID-19 cases. The district has so far recorded 356 positive cases of which 270 patients have already been discharged. One person has succumbed to the disease while the active caseload […]

Bolangir Imposes 4-Day Shutdown Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases
COVID19: Bolangir Imposes 4-Day Shutdown To Reduce Virus Cases

Bolangir: In view of rising COVID-19 cases, the Bolangir district administration has decided to impose four-day shutdown from August 8 to 11, informed district collector Arindam Dakua. According to a notification issued by the district administration, shops, establishments, government and private institutions and movement or assembly of people across the district will be restricted. Similarly, […]

Rising COVID-19 Graph: 48-Hour Shutdown In 3 Odisha Districts From Aug 1

Bhubaneswar: Amidst rising COVID-19 graph, district administrations in Bhadrak, Bargarh, Koraput have announced 48-hour shutdown from August 1 to contain the further spread of coronavirus. As per a notification issued by Collector-cum-chairman district Disaster Management Authority, the shutdown restrictions in entire Bhadrak revenue district will come into effect from 5 AM of August 1 to […]

COVID-19 Spike
COVID-19 Spike: 4-Day Shutdown, 3-Day Lockdown In Odisha's Gajapati District

Paralakhemundi:  In a first such move, amid worrying rise in Covid-19 cases, the authorities of Gajapati district in Odisha on Tuesday imposed a 3-day lockdown followed by 4-day shutdown in the district. The alternate restrictions will be enforced every week until further orders. As per a notification issued by district collector, Anupam Saha, the lockdown […]

COVID-19: Fake News On Shutdown Leads To Frenzied Rush In Markets In Odisha

Paralakhemundi: Even after Odisha government’s warning of stern action against the spread of hoax related to coronavirus, certain unscrupulous elements continue to create panic by spreading bogus news. Fake news of a shutdown in Paralakhemundi Town triggered panic among locals and led to huge congregations in local markets on Monday. Panic gripped people as the […]

COVID-19 Induced Lockdowns Leave Middle, Lower-Middle Class High And Dry
COVID-19 Induced Lockdowns Leave Middle, Lower-Middle Class High And Dry 

Bhubaneswar: The frequent lockdowns to cull spread of Coronavirus has rattled the middle class, backbone of India’s economy, and the stratum is now bearing the brunt of COVID-19 impact. Apart from the migrant workers and other poor sections of the society, the middle and lower-middle-class seem to be shrinking as the world battles the biggest […]

COVID-19 Surge: Two-Phase Shutdown In Sambalpur Till July 31
COVID-19 Surge: Two-Phase Shutdown In Sambalpur Till July 31

Sambalpur: Worried about increasing novel coronavirus cases, the Sambalpur district administration on Tuesday announced to impose two-phase shutdown starting from tomorrow. The restrictions will continue to remain in force till July 31. While the first phase four-day shutdown will start from July 22 and end on July 25, the second phase shutdown will continue thereafter […]

No Weekend Lockdown In 4 Districts Of Odisha During 14-Day Lockdown

Bhubaneswar:  In view of increasing cases of Corona infection in Odisha, the state government will re-enforce 14-day complete lockdown in 4-high caseload districts—Cuttack, Khurda, Jajpur and Ganjam, and entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation area from tonight. However, there will be no weekend shutdown in the specified districts during this 2-week long lockdown. Odisha Chief Secretary Asit […]

COVID-19: 7-Day Shutdown In Ganjam’s Chhatrapur NAC From Tomorrow

Ganjam: The rising COVID-19 graph in Ganjam district is still giving jitters to many and the district administration is trying everything in its arsenal to break the chain of infection. In a latest decision on Monday, Ganjam Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange announced a seven-day shutdown in Chhatrapur NAC. The shutdown restrictions will come into force […]

48-Hour Weekend Shutdown To Contain COVID-19 Spread Begins In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A thick blanket of security cover is in place in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar in view of the 48-hour weekend shutdown which began in 11 districts of Odisha today. Odisha government has ordered a complete shutdown of non-essential services to contain and flatten the COVID-19 curve which saw a sharp rise […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Odisha Govt Appoints Senior IAS Officers To Effectively Manage COVID Situation In State

Odisha Government today released names of senior IAS officers who have been entrusted with various specific responsibilities to effectively manage COVID-19 situation in the State.

Ganjam Admin To Impose Fine On People For Not Wearing Masks
Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Ganjam admin to impose fine on people not wearing masks

Ganjam: With an aim to limit the spread of coronavirus in Ganjam, the district administration has decided to impose fine on people for not using masks/handkerchiefs while stepping out of their houses during lockdown. The Ganjam district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday said that the violators in urban areas would be fined Rs 1,000 […]