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.
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.
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.
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’ 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…
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.
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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: 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: 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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Remaining firm in its decision, the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) today stated that it will not withdraw from its Odisha bandh call on February 21 even with the State government appealing to desist, amid concerns that the shutdown might affect students during their annual matric examinations beginning February 22. Addressing a presser, National […]