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Odisha’s COVID-19 Tally Nears 4000-Mark

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Bhubaneswar:14/6/20: As many as 186 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours in Odisha, taking the State’s tally to 3909. Besides, a 50-year-old male from Ganjam district who was tested positive for COVID-19 and undergoing treatment at hospital died, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 in the State to 11. As per Health and Family welfare ...

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Veteran actor Bijay Mohanty will reach Odisha tomorrow.

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Bhubaneswar:13/6/20: Veteran actor Bijay Mohanty, who was undergoing treatment in a Hyderabad-based hospital, has been discharged and will reach Odisha tomorrow. According to sources, the actor was under treatment at a Hyderabad-based hospital following a cardiac arrest from the past few days. Reportedly, he has been discharged and will reach Odisha on Sunday morning. Following his arrival, the veteran actor will ...

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Total of 215 distressed Odias in UAE will be repatriated tomorrow

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UAE:13/6/20: A total of 215 distressed Odias in UAE will be repatriated tomorrow (14 June 2020) by the first-ever chartered flight from Sharjah to Bhubaneswar. The Odia Society in UAE, led from the front by Dr. Chandrasekhar Khuntia, received many social media messages and phone calls from distressed Odias seeking assistance to send them back to their homeland. In addition ...

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Odisha’s COVID-19 tally crossed 3700 marks after 225 new positive cases were reported

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Bhubaneswar: 13/6/20: Odisha’s COVID-19 tally crossed 3700 marks after 225 new positive cases were reported in the last 24 hours. This is for the first time that the state has reported a single-day spike of over 200 positive cases.  A highest of 92  positive cases have been reported from Cuttack district, followed by 20 cases from Ganjam, 19 cases from ...

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Odisha CM appreciated police ,ODRAF and Fire Service personnel

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  Bhubaneswar:13/6/20: Addressing senior officials of Odisha Police Organisation DIGs, SPs & DCPs through video conferencing, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik appreciated them for enforcing COVID19 lockdown with restraint and human face as well as implementing  ZeroWalkingInsideOdisha in letter and spirit.CM also praised ODRAF and Odisha Fire Service personnel for their inspiring work in relief and restoration operations in WestBengal after CycloneAmphan. Despite the threat of COVID19, the ...

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Odisha Government has decided to partially modify the timing of night in view of Raja festival

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Bhubaneswar:118/6/20: Good news for residents amid COVID-19 restrictions as the State Government has decided to partially modify the timing of night curfew for one day tomorrow in view of Raja festival. As per the order, the night curfew on June 12 will be effected from 10.00 pm instead of 7.00 pm in order to enable people to do their pre-festival shopping. ...

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Odisha Government has decided to install statues of prominent persons, who have excelled in different fields

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Bhubaneswar:11/6/20: The Odisha Government has decided to install statues of prominent persons, who have excelled in different fields, on a priority basis. This was decided by the Odia Language, Literature, & Culture department of Odisha govt. The concerned department’s minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi said this at a meeting at Lok Seva Bhavan on Thursday. The minister said budgetary allocation has ...

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Odisha Government has initiated the process for renovating the urban hats

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Bhubaneswar11/6/20:: As another boost for facilitating marketing of the handloom, textile and handicraft products in the post-lockdown scenario, the Odisha Government has initiated the process for renovating the urban hats, presently operating at Bhubaneswar, Konark and Puri. A high-level meeting to this effect was held under Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy in Lok Seva Bhawan conference hall today. Reviewing ...

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Odisha government has decided to cancel all the pending theory and practical examinations of UG and PG Final Semester

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Bhubaneswar: 11/6/20: The Odisha government has decided to cancel all the pending theory and practical examinations of UG and PG Final Semester/Final Year and follow an alternative evaluation process. This was decided in a meeting held via video conferencing under the chairmanship of Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo with Vice-Chancellors of State Public Universities and Principals of Autonomous Colleges ...

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Miss Savitri Rath took oath as the judge of Orissa High Court

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Bhubaneswar: 11/6//20: Miss Savitri Rath took oath as the judge of Orissa High Court on Thursday. Chief Justice Justice Mohammad Rafiq administered her oath of office and secrecy. The oath-taking ceremony was held at the conference hall of the High Court following the social distancing norms in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. With Rath’s oath-taking ceremony, the number of judges ...

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