Bhubaneswar News


Odisha remembers Biju Babu on his death anniversary

Odisha paid rich tributes to legendary leader and one of the chief architects of modern Odisha late Biju Patnaik on his 24th death anniversary. 

published : 11 hours ago

As COVID-19 caseload increases, Bhubaneswar civic body focuses on home isolation

From 52 cases on April 1, the daily caseload has now increased by nine times to 451 on Saturday. The city now has 2,315 active cases against 310 on April 1. 

published : 11 hours ago

Discovering Odia, one alphabet a day

An artist Azkia Aarif has launched an Instagram campaign to popularise Odia script and numericals, writes Diana Sahu

published : 11 hours ago

Cobra found with glued mouth gets new lease of life in Odisha

Professor of OUAT Indramani Nath, who took X-ray to see if there was any bone injury, found that the Cobra was containing eggs in its abdomen.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Six smugglers nabbed with ferrochrome in Odisha

The accused are Ajit Gupta, Santosh Kumar Verma, Babli Gupta, Kundan Paswan, Nanda Kishore Singh and Radheshyam Gupta and three cases have been registered against them.

published : 17 Apr 2021

Collectors asked to ramp up rapid response teams in Odisha

Mahapatra made it clear that the district administrations should now singularly focus on containment of coronavirus.

published : 16 Apr 2021

ASI monuments in Odisha closed, temple trusts yet to take call

However, as the Srimandir and Lingaraj temples are managed by trusts, the ASI is in talks with State government to see if the order can be implemented at these two temples.

published : 16 Apr 2021

141 platoons to enforce shutdown, curfew in Odisha

While weekend shutdown will be implemented in 10 districts neighbouring Chhattisgarh, night curfew would be imposed across the State from Friday.

published : 16 Apr 2021

Covid infections grow by 26 times in Odisha

Government to ramp up health infrastructure across State by adding twice the strength of ICU beds

published : 16 Apr 2021

Odisha government appoints 21 IAS officers as observers

With the surge in the Covid-19 positive cases becoming unmanageable during the second wave, the Odisha government on Thursday appointed 21 senior IAS officers

published : 16 Apr 2021

Commissionerate police forms teams in Bhubaneswar to curb thefts

On an average, two cases of property offences are being detected everyday by the city police.

published : 15 Apr 2021

Covid bed strength increased in Bhubaneswar

BMC officials informed that now there are 775 beds in the SUM DCH, while the Aditya Ashwini DCH has 150 beds.

published : 14 Apr 2021

4 from Utkal, 5 from OUAT test positive for COVID-19

BMC officials said a total 190 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in the city in the last 24 hours of which 152 were related to local transmission. 

published : 13 Apr 2021

Odisha government to increase Covid bed strength in Capital City

The civic body has urged the State government to run the SUM DCH in its full strength and Aditya Ashwini DCH at 50 per cent of its capacity from this week onwards. 

published : 12 Apr 2021

Bhubaneswar civic body gears up to track outstation travellers 

In case a passenger does not have a test report and vaccination certificate, he/she will have to undergo seven days home isolation.

published : 12 Apr 2021