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With 175 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in Odisha to 4,338.

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Bhubaneswar:17/6/20: Odisha Wednesday reported 175 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 4,338. Out of the 175 new cases, 145 were reported from quarantine centres while 30 were local contacts. Mayurbhanj reported 5 new cases, Khurda 25, Sundargarh 5, Cuttack 3, Jagatsinghpur 7, Jharsuguda 1, Balasore 6, Kendrapara 1, Nuapada 4, Kandhamal 7, Bargarh 11, Puri 18, ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh each to the next kin of the two martyrs

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Bhubaneswar:17/6/20: Expressing deep grief over the death of two Odia soldiers at Gulwani Valley in Ladakh during a violent face-off with China, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh each to the next kin of the two martyrs. The ex-gratia will be given to the families of the two martyred soldiers from the Chief Minister’s ...

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With108 fresh positive cases,State breaches 4163-mark

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Bhubaneswar:16/6/20: The upward trend of Covid-19 cases continued in Odisha with 108 more persons testing positive for the virus on Tuesday. With this, the total number of confirmed cases surged to 4163 in the State. Of the 108 new positive cases, 95 cases were reported from various quarantine centers across the State while the remaining 13 are local contacts. Malkangiri ...

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EX-Bhubaneswar Door Darshan Director Baraha Mohanty passed away

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Cuttack:15/6/20: EX-Bhubaneswar Door Darshan director  Baraha Mohanty passed away today at 9:30 am, Blue Line Hospital, Cuttack. He was the channel manager of DD News, DD Sports, DD northeast at Doordarshan Bhavan, Mandi House, New Delhi. He was the only person who was simultaneously Director of AIR Cuttack, Doordarshan Bhubaneswar and staff training institute, Bhubaneswar. He was a trained professional in broadcast management ...

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146 persons have recovered from COVID-19 in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: 15/6/20:As many as 146 persons have recovered from COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total recoveries to 2854 on Monday. Out of the 146 persons, 26 are from Cuttack, 23 from Khurdha, 18 from Ganjam, 13 from Mayurbhanj, 12 from Gajapati, 11 from Bhadrak, 11 from Bolangir, 5 each from Kandhamal, Koraput and Rayagada, 4 from Kalahandi, 3 each from Jajpur ...

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Door-to-door survey to identify persons with COVID-19 symptoms will start from June 16

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Bhubaneswar:15/6/20: National Health Mission (NHM) Director Shalini Pandit today said that door-to-door survey to identify persons with COVID-19 symptoms will start from June 16. The door-to-door survey will be conducted by ASHA (accredited social health activist) and ANM (auxiliary nursing midwife) workers in Odisha. Addressing media on COVID-19 management at Geeta Govinda Sadan here on Monday, Pandit said ASHA and ...

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Number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha crossed 4,000-mark and mounted to 4055

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Bhubaneswar:15/6/20: Number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha crossed 4,000-mark and mounted to 4055 as 146 more persons tested positive for the virus, official sources said today. Out of the 146 cases, 128 were detected in quarantine while 18 are local contact cases. The persons include 9 Odisha Fire Service personnel who had returned from West Bengal after Cyclone Amphan restoration ...

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Veteran Ollywood actor Bijay Mohanty arrived in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar: 14/6/20: Veteran Ollywood actor Bijay Mohanty arrived in Bhubaneswar in a special ambulance van on Sunday morning after a 22-hour journey from Hyderabad. Soon after his arrival, he was admitted to the Care Hospital here. Despite the shutdown, there was a rush of well-wishers to the hospital to meet the actor. Mohanty, who was staying with his daughter in ...

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A total of 215 Odias, who were stranded in UAE arrived at Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar: 14/6/20: A total of 215 Odias, who were stranded in UAE, today arrived at Bhubaneswar airport by a chartered flight from Sharjah. The chartered flight operated by Air Arabia landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) at 2.07 PM and took off for Sharjah at 3.08 PM The Odia Society in UAE, led from the front by Dr. Chandra Sekhar ...

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HC directed the state government deploying machinery or other means like elephants to pull the chariots

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Cuttack:14/6/20: The Orissa High Court has directed the state government that in case it decides to hold Rath Yatra festival at Puri inconsistent with the Covid-19 guidelines, then it must also duly consider deploying machinery or other means like elephants to pull the chariots. The three heavily built wooden chariots of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra are traditionally ...

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