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Servitors body of Srimandir has prepared a list of servitors to be engaged in the much-awaited Snana Jatra

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Puri:25/5/20: A servitors body of Srimandir has prepared a list of servitors to be engaged in the much-awaited Snana Jatra rituals of Lord Jagannath in Puri. In view of COVID-19 outbreak, the Daitapati nijog has reduced the number of servitors to 150 for the upcoming annual festival scheduled on June 5. “The list of servitors for pahandi rituals has been prepared as ...

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Domestic air travel resumed in Odisha on Monday under specific rules and guidelines

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Bhubaneswar:25/5/20: Domestic air travel resumed in Odisha on Monday along with several other states, as the first flight arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here from Delhi, an official said. However, at least five flights from other states have been cancelled, he said. “Of the 10 flights scheduled to arrive here, five were cancelled due to problems at the ...

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Mobus services will resume from tomorrow in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar:25/5/20: Good news for bus commuters as Mobus services will resume from tomorrow in Bhubaneswar, informed Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) today. In view of rapid spread of COVID-19, the authorities have decided to ply the buses in seven routes from Bhubaneswar to Cuttack and Khordha towns. Initially buses will ply in 7 routes of Capital Region from 7.00 am ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation granted its permission for Sital Sasthi yatra at Lingaraj Temple

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Bhubaneswar:25/5/20: Ending all speculations the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today granted its permission for Sital Sasthi yatra at Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar amid the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19. However, the BMC has laid certain conditions for servitors while celebrating the divine marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Official sources said, as per the decision taken ...

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National Gallery of Modern Art will organise virtual tour to commemorate the 115th Birth Anniversary

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Newdelhi:25/5/20: Ministry of Culture’s National Gallery of Modern Art will organise virtual tour titled “Ramkinkar Baij | Journey through silent transformation and expressions” to commemorate the 115th Birth Anniversary of Ramkinkar Baij on 26th May 2020. The NGMA takes pride in 639 works of art created by the iconic artist. This virtual tour presents the works of art from the ...

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Power minister reviews restoration of Power infrastructure post AMPHAN cyclone in WB and Odisha

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Newdelhi:25/5/20: Today Shri R. K. Singh, the Union Minister of Power, reviewed the progress of restoration of power systems post-AMPHAN cyclone in WB and Odisha with Additional Chief Secretary Power, WB; Principal Secretary, Power, Odisha; CMDs of various DISCOMS; Secretary Power, GoI; Additional Secretary, Power, GoI; CMD, PowerGrid, and other senior officials via video-conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Singh ...

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Dr. Bishnu Prasad Nanda has been appointed as Director-General (Health) of the Railway Board

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Cuttack: 25/5/20: Senior Indian Railway Health Service (IRHS) officer Dr. Bishnu Prasad Nanda has been appointed as Director-General (Health) of the Railway Board. Prior to this appointment, he was serving as the Principal Chief Medical Director of the southern railway. A native of Chhatia in Jajpur, Nanda is the first Odia to serve in such a significant post of the ...

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Institute of Life Science has been chosen as one of the 16 bio-repository centers in the country for COVID-19 clinical samples

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Bhubaneswar:25/5/20: The Institute of Life Science (ILS), Bhubaneswar, has been chosen as one of the 16 biorepository centres in the country for COVID-19 clinical samples. The government of India is looking to increase research and development efforts in order to create new diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines in the future. The repository will collect, store and maintain clinical samples (oropharyngeal/nasopharyngeal swabs, ...

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With 103 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 , Odisha has mounted total tally 1438

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Bhubaneswar: 25/5/20:As many as 103 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, in what is said to be the highest-ever single-day spike of cases recorded in the State. As per the Health and Family Welfare Department, the total coronavirus cases in the State has mounted to 1438 with 881 active cases, 550 recoveries and seven deaths. Deogarh district has ...

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India registered biggest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases with 6,977 new infections

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New Delhi:25/5/20: India registered biggest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Monday with 6,977 new infections, reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s tally to 1,38,845, while the death toll rose to 4,021, according to the Union Health Ministry. A total 154 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours till Monday 8 ...

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