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 on : 18th April 2021

Covid testing to be ramped up in Bhubaneswar

Mahapatra said the patients in home isolation should be contacted on a daily basis and given necessary advice.

published on : 17th April 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 on : 15th April 2021

UK, double mutant strains of coronavirus detected in Jharkhand

The state government has appealed to citizens to follow COVID-19 guidelines strictly so that the chain of the virus could be broken and the progression of this disease can be slowed down. 

published on : 14th April 2021

Odisha Police forms teams to curb snatching, other property offences in Bhubaneswar

One team in each police station has been constituted to investigate the property offences. Each team comprises one officer and two to three constables.

published on : 13th April 2021

Three advanced facilities in AIIMS soon

AIIMS-Bhubaneswar has been sanctioned with three new diagnostic facilities by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Department of Health Research. 

published on : 12th April 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 on : 12th April 2021

Odisha reports 1,374 new Covid-19 cases, two more die

Health department sources said of the fresh cases detected from 29 of the 30 districts, 812 were in quarantine and 562 were local infections.

published on : 10th April 2021

At 108 COVID-19 cases, Bhubaneswar hits 5-month high

The State Capital saw 39 per cent rise in its daily caseload as 150 persons tested positive in the city in the last 24 hours against 108 on Thursday. 

published on : 10th April 2021

Odisha reports 879 new Covid cases, test positivity rate shoots up to 2.83%

Along with the eight districts bordering Chhattisgarh, Khurda, Cuttack, and Puri districts are turning out as major hotspots during the second wave.

published on : 8th April 2021

Bhubaneswar-Cuttack police DCP in trouble for 'seeking' sexual favours

Sepoy Nihar Ranjan Nayak's wife Sunita Lenka levelled the allegations against DCP Bijay Kumar Sahoo alleging that the latter was harassing her husband by asking him to arrange women for him.

published on : 6th April 2021

Beware! Bolero thieves on the prowl in Bhubaneswar

Meanwhile, police are facing difficulties in investigation as most of the CCTV cameras installed at the exit points of the city by Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd are yet to be operational.

published on : 5th April 2021

COVID-19 spike in Cuttack: City civic body issues guidelines for social gatherings

A maximum of 100 persons will be allowed at marriage functions with strict adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour and maintenance of social distancing.

published on : 4th April 2021

Denuded Bhubaneswar turning into a boiling cauldron

On Wednesday, mercury soared past 44 degree Celsius in Bhubaneswar. Moreover, the Capital city has experienced its hottest March since it came into being in 1948.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation asks churches to follow COVID protocols for Good Friday

The civic body has also advised senior citizens,  persons with co-morbidities and children below 10 years of age not to attend the gatherings for celebration. 

published on : 2nd April 2021
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