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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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: 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 […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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, […]