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Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2020 will be presented to Raj Gopal Mishra

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Bhubaneswar:2/9/20: The Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2020 will be presented to Shri Raj Gopal Mishra, veteran cinematographer for his invaluable contribution and lifetime achievements to the world of Odia Cinema. The Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Yuva Pratibha Samman will be presented to Shri Pravat Kumar Swain for Odissi dance and to Shri Himansu Sekhar Swain for Odissi music acknowledging their dedication ...

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Odisha has reported 3219 new Covid-19 cases state’s tally surged to 1,09,780

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Bhubaneswar:2/9/20: Odisha has reported 3219 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, informed the State Information & Public Relations department today. With this, the state’s tally surged to 1,09,780. As per the latest data by the department, 1931cases were reported from quarantine centre and 1288 are local contact cases. District Wise CasesPositive Cases: District Positive Recovered Active Deceased Oth. Death ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced to provide immediate assistance to severely flood-hit districts

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Bhubaneswar:31/8/20: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced to provide immediate assistance of 50 KG rice and Rs 500 to each family in the severely flood-hit districts of the State. The announcement was made after the Chief Minister conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas in the State today.“Undertook an aerial survey of flood-affected areas. #OdishaFlood has waterlogged many ...

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Odisha government issued guidelines for Unlock 4.0a:No Weekend Lockdown, Night Curfew

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Bhubaneswar: 31/8/20 Two days after the Centre issued guidelines for opening up of more activities, the Odisha government today released its guidelines for Unlock-4. While the State government did not allow opening up of religious places of worship for public and cinema halls, swimming pools and entertainment complexes till September 30, the weekend shutdown and night curfew have been lifted in ...

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Odisha Chief Minister appealed to the MLAs to ensure the safety of JEE and NEET examinees

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Bhubaneswar: 30/8/20:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appealed to the MLAs to ensure the safety of JEE and NEET examinees in the state. “We now have less than 48 hours for the exams. Children are the future of our country and state. Their safety is our responsibility. The state government has made arrangements for free transportation and accommodation so that ...

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Odisha death toll in the floods is 17 and over 14 lakh people affected in 20 districts

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Bhubaneswar30/8/20:: The death toll in the floods is 17 and over 14 lakh people affected in 20 districts of Odisha, according to the situation report by the state government. The State Government said that 14,32,701 people in 20 districts have been affected. The affected districts are Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Bhadrak, Boudh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, ...

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Odisha Fire Service personnel have rescued 810 persons from flood-affected regions in the state

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Cuttack:30/8/20: Odisha Fire Service personnel have rescued 810 persons including a pregnant woman and sick person from flood-affected regions in the state. Minister of State, Energy, Industries Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Home Dibyasankar Mishra visited different fire stations of Kendrapara district and reviewed the preparedness and deployment of the rescue teams in different areas of the district. Dr. Satyajit ...

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Usha Padhee First Woman DG Of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security

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New Delhi:29/8/20:Odisha cadre IAS Usha Padhee has become the first woman officer to be appointed as the DG of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security. With this new appointment, Smt. Usha Padhee became the first woman and third IAS officer to have been appointed to the post. She is a 1996-batch IAS officer, has been on Central Deputation since July 2015. She ...

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No Shutdown, Lockdown In Exam Centre Cities In Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:29/8/20: There will be no shutdown or lockdown in cities in Odisha where the JEE (Main) 2020 and NEET (UG) exam will be held, as per an order issued by Special Relief Commissioner (SRC). The move is aimed at ensuring that candidates, their guardians and those associated do not face any problems in reaching the exam center. “There will be ...

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Total tally of the COVID-19 cases in Odisha reached 97,920 with 29, 571 active cases

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Bhubaneswar:29/8/20: Odisha has reported 3252 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This was informed by the State I&PR department. With this, the total tally of the state reached 97,920 with 29, 571 active cases. As per the data of the I&PR department, as many as 1987 cases were reported from quarantine centers while 1265 are local contacts. Here’s the ...

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