Odisha

COVID-19: Odisha records highest single-day spike with 4445 fresh cases, four deaths

The daily caseload surpassed the highest single-day spike of 4356 cases recorded on September 25 during the first wave of the pandemic

published on : 19th April 2021

TPCODL contract staff threaten stir over recruitment  

TPCODL has come out with an advertisement on April 11 for recruitment to various categories of posts.

published on : 19th April 2021

Srimandir closed for devotees from 8 pm as night curfew comes into force in Puri  

The district has been reporting more than 100 Covid cases daily since the last five days with Puri town recording over 50 cases.

published on : 18th April 2021

Weekend shutdown in 10 border districts begins amid spiralling COVID situation in Odisha  

Most of the business establishments and markets downed their shutters while industrial and government activities were stopped. Only emergency services were allowed. 

published on : 18th April 2021

Corona jab scarcity : Odisha halts vaccination at 1,035 sites

The state has so far vaccinated 49,58,447 people, the health department official said.

published on : 18th April 2021

Bengal, Odisha, six other eastern states highly vulnerable to climate change: Report

The vulnerable states are Jharkhand, Mizoram, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, and West Bengal. 

published on : 17th April 2021

New COVID-19 cases cross 3000 for second day in Odisha, weekend shutdown in 10 districts

Three men aged 38, 50 and 62 and a woman aged 60, all having comorbidities, succumbed to the disease taking the death toll to 1,942

published on : 17th April 2021

In letter to PM Modi, Odisha CM suggests COVID-19 vaccines be made available in open market

He said a few metros which contribute the highest COVID-19 cases should be allowed priority vaccination with flexibility in age criteria as these are economic nerve centres of the country

published on : 17th April 2021

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 on : 17th April 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 on : 17th 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

Colleges in Odisha asked to go back to online mode

The classes for higher education students in the current academic session had started in physical mode from January 11.

published on : 17th April 2021

Kumbh Mela returnees, migrants may pose big challenge in Odisha

Travellers manage to escape taking the advantage of slack enforcement due to lack of manpower.

published on : 17th April 2021

Covid negative report, vacination certificate must for entry into Odisha's Srimandir 

The Covid care centre at Nilachal Bhakta Nivas which was closed would be reactivated from Saturday where infected servitors would be treated in isolation.

published on : 17th April 2021

No vaccination during weekend curfew; 50 percent sites run dry in Odisha

Director of Family Welfare Dr Bijay Panigrahi said it will take at least a day to dispatch the vaccine to the districts.

published on : 17th April 2021
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