Odisha Constitutes Panel to Study Cause of Covid Infection Despite Vaccination

25% of New Black Fungus Patients Have No Record of Covid-19 Infection, Says Indore Doctor

As part of its planning to tackle the possible third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Odisha government on Thursday constituted an eight-member technical committee to study the cause of coronavirus infections among people even after complete vaccination. The technical committee headed by Institute of Life Science, Bhubaneswar Director Dr Ajay Parida will have experts … Read more

Odisha Extends Partial Lockdown till July 1, Unlocks Borders with Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand

Kerala to Ease Lockdown Restrictions from June 17

A marshal checks the passes of motorists during COVID lockdown, in Bengaluru. The weekend shutdowns on Saturdays and Sundays will also continue across Odisha till the end of the month.  Odisha on Wednesday joined the bandwagon of states who have extended the Covid induced lockdown till July 1. The state announced partial lockdown for two … Read more

Man Holds Family Hostage At Gunpoint For Refusing Marriage Proposal, Arrested: Odisha Cops

Man Holds Family Hostage At Gunpoint For Refusing Marriage Proposal, Arrested: Odisha Cops

The man also threatened to die by shooting himself, police said. (Representational) Bolangir (Odisha): A man held a family hostage at gunpoint in Odisha’s Bolangir town on Tuesday as they rejected his marriage proposal with their niece, police said. Wielding a gun, Bikram Panda barged into the house of Divyalochan Hota in the Shantipada area, … Read more

NHRC seeks report from Odisha, Centre over ‘denial’ of rights to freedom fighter’s widow | India News – Times of India

NHRC seeks report from Odisha, Centre over ‘denial’ of rights to freedom fighter’s widow | India News - Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: The national human rights commission (NHRC) on Monday sought action taken reports (ATR) from Union home secretary and Odisha chief secretary over alleged denial of human rights to Meera Devi, widow of a freedom fighter from Bhadrak district of Odisha, who has been currently admitted in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar for her Covid … Read more

Odisha Dispels Flood Threat Despite IMD’s Heavy Rain Forecast for Next 2-3 Days

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm Lash Odisha as South-west Monsoon Advances in State

Despite the southwest monsoon covering entire Odisha and the IMD forecasting heavy downpour in the state in the next 2-3 days due to a low- pressure area, the state government on Sunday asserted that there is no flood threat as of now. Water Resources Engineer-in-Chief Jyotirmaya Rath said that the advancement of monsoon and the … Read more

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm Lash Odisha as South-west Monsoon Advances in State

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm Lash Odisha as South-west Monsoon Advances in State

A large part of Odisha including the state capital Bhubaneswar was on Saturday experienced heavy rain due to a low pressure and advancement of the south-west monsoon in the state, official sources said. Bhubaneswar and the neighbouring Cuttack witnessed thunderstorm along with a downpour in the evening. While the capital city received 17 mm rainfall … Read more

Odisha Likely to Start Unlock Process in Districts With Fall in Covid Cases: CM Naveen Patnaik

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday said the state government was contemplating to start unlock process in the districts registering decline in COVID-19 infection rate. He also asked the administration to ensure a fullproof preparation for the possible third wave of the pandemic. He was reviewing prevailing corona situation in the state. While expressing satisfaction … Read more

8 Months After Her Death, Odisha Covid Warrior’s Kin to Finally Get Rs 50 Lakh Compensation

A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) helps a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), inside a high-dependency unit ward at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India. (Reuters/Danish Siddiqui)

Representational Image: Reuters Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package, health workers’ families are covered under insurance of Rs 50 lakh in case of any adversity to them due to COVID-19. PTI Rourkela Last Updated:June 06, 2021, 19:43 IST FOLLOW US ON: The next of kin of a medical student in Odisha will finally … Read more

Monsoon Likely to Reach Odisha, Jharkhand, Parts of Bengal, Bihar by June 15: IMD

Southwest Monsoon Hits Kerala Two Days Behind Schedule, Says IMD

The southwest monsoon is likely to advance into Odisha, Jharkhand, parts of West Bengal and Bihar, the India Meteorological Department said on Saturday, hinting at its good progress in the next 10 days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the southwest monsoon has further advanced into more parts of central Arabian Sea, entire coastal Karnataka, … Read more

India’s Active Covid Cases Drop by Over 38% Since May 1; But Tamil Nadu, Assam, Odisha Record Sharp Jump

Ujjain Civic Body Pushes for Covid Vaccination Among Its Employees, Says No Vaccine, No Salary

India’s active coronavirus caseload has dropped by over 38 per cent since May 1. But states such as Tamil Nadu, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh have recorded a steep hike during the same period, official data showed. The active coronavirus cases in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh have dropped by over 85 per cent between May 1-31, … Read more

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