Protest erupted at the Badasankha area in Puri after some police officials allegedly thrashed a fruit seller and a local reporter on Wednesday (May 19). Alleging police brutality, the shopkeepers staged a dharna on the road.
A cyclonic storm is very likely to develop between by May 26th over Bay of Bengal. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a low pressure area is likely to form over North Andaman Sea and adjoining East Central Bay of Bengal around May 22.
Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Odisha Assembly Pradipta Naik, who is under treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bhubaneswar, is fast recovering.
In an extremely tragic news, former Odisha cricket team captain Prashant Mohapatra succumbed to Covid-19 infection on Wednesday (May 19). The news comes just days after his father, renowned sculptor, Rajya Sabha member & Padma Vibhushan, Raghunath Mohapatra also lost his life to COVID.
Khallikote University will cease to exist in a few months. A year after being granted varsity status, Khallikote Cluster University will again be part a of Berhampur University, most likely from October 2021. The Odisha Government on Tuesday began the process of amalgamating Khallikote Cluster University with the Berhampur University.
India has reported 4,529 fatalities due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the highest so far in a single day since the outbreak of the pandemic.
A ‘mentally-challenged’ woman wearing a discarded PPE kit was seen at Luhagudi Chhak in Mohana of Ganjapati district in Odisha.
The tribal-dominated Bonda Ghati in Malkangiri that was relatively untouched by the Covid-19 virus in the first wave has seen a surge in cases during the second wave.
Posting a rising trend again, Odisha logged 11,099 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The disease also claimed 21 lives during the period. So far, as many as 2,378 patients have succumbed to the deadly virus in the state.
Till date around 2% of India’s total population has been infected by Coronavirus.
Odisha extended the COVID19 lockdown from May 19th (Wednesday) till 5 AM of June 1st (Tuesday).
Amid call for strict adherence to lockdown, a man was arrested in Bhubaneswar for creating and selling fake lockdown passes.
Commenting on the Covid-19 trends in Odisha, Director of Health Services, Bijay Mohapatra on Tuesday (May 18) stated that despite being a starting point, Sundergarh is gradually witnessing a downward.
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With the extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae wreaking havoc on the western coast of India, another cyclonic storm might be brewing in the Bay of Bengal (BoB).
Former India opener Shiv Sunder Das appointed batting coach of Indian Women's Cricket Team.
ASHA workers will now conduct door-to-door COVID survey from May 24. Children who have lost their parents to Covid will get free education.
With no significant improvement in the COVID19 situation in Odisha, the State government today extended the lockdown till June 1st.
Convalescent plasma therapy, widely used in hospitals for treating serious coronavirus patients, has been dropped from the centre's clinical management guidelines for treating COVID-19 patients.
Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm, Tauktae hit Gujarat coast in Saurashtra between Diu and Una around 9 pm on Monday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the landfall process ended around midnight.
Senior BJP leader and Member of Parliament Basant Panda on Monday (May 17) blamed the state government for the alleged severe Covid mismanagement, especially in handling cases in the rural areas.
Odisha has witnessed a declining trend in daily Covid-19 infections over the past few days.
In a citizen centric move, the Odisha Commerce and Transport Department on Monday fixed the maximum hiring charges for various types of ambulances services in the state.
Sanjay Kumar Nayak of Durga Devipada village under Rajkanika block of Kendrapada got married on May 9th. But before he could begin his new life, COVID19 took away his life. He died on the fifth day of his wedding, leaving behind a crestfallen bride with lifetime’s worth of torment.
In a daring operation, 9 fishermen on Tugboat 'Coramandel' rescued by Indian Coast Guard and the Indian Navy. The rescued operation was carried out in rough seas off the coast of New Mangalore port in Karnataka.
As the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic is bringing the healthcare system to its knees, Odisha Public Health Director, Niranjan Mishra said the situation is stable in the State.
Many patients undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at the Covid Ward in SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack are facing risks due to power outages. Frequent power cuts on Sunday (May 16) caused alarm amongst the patients and their kin.
CycloneTauktae is heading towards Gujarat Coast & its fury is already being witnessed in the coastal areas. Weather conditions have worsened in areas like Daman, Gir Somnath & Porbandar areas
Renowned music director Amarendra Mohanty died at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar where he was undergoing treatment after testing positive for Covid-19. The Odia music industry has lost a gem with the passing away of the veteran musician. The news of Amarendra Mohanty’s demise was confirmed by his daughter Anwesha on Monday morning (May 17).
State Health Expert Dr Niroj Mishra has emphasized on lockdown extension in Odisha.
As many as 10757 Covid positive cases in Odisha in the last 24 hours pushed the state’s virus tally to 622981.
The second wave of the pandemic has doubled the woes of marginalised individuals and the migrant labourers stranded outside.
Covid-19 pandemic is raging virulently, so is the healthcare system crumbling under pressure. The family of a critical patient was left with no option but to carry her on a trolley for nearly six kms last night .
With the weekend shutdown in force, shops selling fish and mutton illegally were raided in Rourkela on Sunday. Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) and Rourkela Plant Site Police conducted a joint raid on the daily market and Bhatta Road in Rourkela. At least 60 Kg fish and 40 kg mutton were seized during the raid.
Indoor and outdoor film or television serial-related shooting is not allowed. #Odisha govt issues fresh notification in this regard #Covid19
In a unique effort to create awareness on the severity of the pandemic, the Karnataka Police came up with a unique idea to embarrass those found violating the Covid norms and moving around in the streets. The violators were garlanded and urged to stay indoors in order to contain the spread of the virus.
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A massive fire broke out at the mechanical coal handling plant in the prohibited zone of Paradip Port on Saturday evening, causing extensive damage to the machines and other equipment. The exact cause of the blaze is yet to be ascertained.
In spite of lockdown and an unprecedented rise in corona positive cases in the state, complete violation of Covid-19 norms was seen during a marriage procession in Gajapati district on Saturday. Flouting all the Covid protocols, a large group of people had gathered for a marriage procession in the district. Asked, the Gurandi Police Station in-charge said that she was unaware of the incident.
A day after recording a marginal drop in new positive cases, Odisha's daily figures remained almost static with the detection of 11732 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, against the previous day tally of 11805. The disease also claimed 19 more lives, pushing the toll to 2313.