A 30-year-old COVID19 patient, who won hearts on social media with her positivity and optimism, has lost her battle against the virus. Doctor Monika Langeh, who was treating her, shared this heartbreaking news on Twitter on Thursday (May 13).
Lakhs of baby Olive Ridley turtles trundling on the white sands of Gahirmatha beach in Kendrapara was a sight to behold. After emerging out of the eggshells, the baby Olive Ridley turtles started trundling towards their natural habitat – the blue seas.
As demand for cancellation of the Board exams for Class 12th students grows in the wake of the Covid-19 situation, reports suggest the CBSE may scrap this year's exam. While there is no official confirmation in this regard as yet, there is a possibility that the exams would be cancelled as the Education Ministry is reportedly considering cancelling the exams given the present scenario across the country.
Russian COVID19 Vaccine Sputnik-V’s price fixed for Indian market. Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has priced the imported doses of vaccine at an MRP of Rs 948 + 5% GST per dose.
Severe lapses continue to surface in COVID19 management in Odisha as family members keep receiving calls days after the death of their patient.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased the mask-wearing guidelines for fully vaccinated people in the US, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.
As many as 18 elephants were killed in lightning strikes at a forest in Nagaon district of Assam on Thursday. Preliminary investigation reveals that the jumbos were killed due to electrocution caused by lightning, however, the exact reason will be known only after post-mortem.
Breaking all records, Odisha witnessed the biggest spike in the pandemic with detection of as many as 12390 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. The state has not only recorded the highest daily spike in Covid cases but also broke all records with 22 deaths in a day, which is also the highest so far.
Liquor will be made available at doorsteps during the 14-day state-wide lockdown in Odisha.
Triggering concerns, an inmate of a COVID19 quarantine centre in Odisha has gone missing.
Odisha government will set up separate vaccination sites in districts & towns for people who do not have approved identity cards, but are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.
As per the India Meteorological Department, a low pressure has formed and it is very likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm over southeast Arabian Sea & adjoining Lakshadweep by may 16th.
State capital Bhubaneswar received heavy thundershowers affecting normal life and the movement of the people on Thursday afternoon.
As the deadly second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic sweeps the country, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) today postponed its exam.
Another major violation of COVID19 lockdown guidelines surfaced in Odisha after a wedding feast was raided by police in under Ambajhar Nuapali village under Khallikote of Ganjam district.
Following careful examination, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Wednesday accepted the recommendation of Subject Expert Committee (SEC) and accorded permission to conduct the Phase II/III clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine - Covaxin in the age group 2 to 18 years, to its manufacturer Bharat Biotech Ltd.
India's cumulative caseload hit 2.37 crore after detection of over 3.62 lakh new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours. As many as 4,120 succumbed to the virus during the period.
BJP MP from Bhubaneswar and party’s national spokesperson Aparajita Sarangi on Wednesday lashed out at the Congress for allegedly misleading people over Covid-19 vaccination.
It’s been close to 10 days that a lockdown is in force in the state yet there is no significant decline observed in the daily Covid-19 infections.
The Karnataka government has launched the innovative OxyBus service to aid Covid-19 patients during emergencies. The government will be providing the OxyBus services free of cost.
As many as 22 lakh people in Odisha are due for their second dose medicine. On account of the same, the state needs as many as 25 lakh vaccine doses, said Odisha Health minister Naba Das during a virtual meeting with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge across the country, a large section of society is struggling to get basic medical care.
In a move that will bolster healthcare during the pandemic, the Medical Officer exam result was published in record time by the Odisha Public Service Commission.
With daily Covid-19 cases hovering around 10,000 mark for the past several days in Odisha, a top health department official said that the situation is under control in the state.
This is Gayadhara Biswal from Khaira block in Balasore district and you may wonder why this attire. Well, this is his unique idea of spreading awareness about COVID19.
The process of marking for Class 10 exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has begun.
A cyclonic storm is likely to form over east central Arabian Sea around May 16th 2021.As per the India Meteorological Department, a low pressure area is very likely to form on May 14th morning over southeast Arabian Sea.
India recorded 4,205 Covid19 deaths in the past 24 hours - the highest ever single-day toll for the country that has been severely battered by the second wave of the pandemic.
Odisha records 10,982 more positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. At least 17 more persons succumbed to the deadly infection in state.
Though a decline in new COVID19 infections is being observed overall, there are many states, including Odisha where the trends are worrying.
Lakhs of central government employees and pensioners have been waiting for the last one year to avail the benefits of hike in dearness allowance (DA) and the dearness relief (DR).
At a time when the deadly coronavirus has forced the entire Odisha into another lockdown, the stray animals, particularly in the urban areas, have been left in the lurch.
To resolve the vaccine shortage crisis in Odisha, the State government will now tap into global vaccine supply chain.
Commisionerate Police cracked down on violators for not following the lockdown guidelines despite regular awareness.
Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar experienced heavy rainfall accompanied by strong wind & lightning activity on Tuesday affecting normal life.
Heavy rainfall and thunderstorm activity was witnessed in Puri. The whole city including the Puri Srimandir came under thick dark clouds as the weather changed suddenly.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected us like nothing else in our lifetimes and it has taught us that humanity is above everything else.
With the lives of millions already impaired due to the scare of the deadly pandemic, another cause of concern taking a toll on the health is the fear of Black Fungus infection among recovered COVID patients.
For the last few days, India has been witnessing a declining trend in the daily COVID-19 cases. However, the infection count is still over 3 lakh. At least 3.29 lakh persons tested positive in the country in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall tally of COVID-19 cases to over 2.26 crore.
Odisha witnessed a marginal drop in new positive cases as daily infections dropped to below 10,000 after five days.