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Odisha government effected a reshuffle at the OAS officers level.

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Bhubaneswar:22/9/20: The Odisha government today effected a reshuffle at the OAS officers level. Kishore Chandra Das, ex-Registrar of Khallikote cluster University, Berhampur was posted as Joint Secretary to the Commerce & Transport Department.Purandar Dharua, Joint secretary to F&ARD Department holding additional charge as Joint Secretary to S&ME Department is allowed to continue as Joint Secretary to the F&ARD Department. The State ...

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Odisha tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the state’s total count to 1, 88,311

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Bhubaneswar: 22/9/20 Another 4189 persons in Odisha tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the state’s total count to 1, 88,311. Of the total fresh cases detected from 30 districts, 2453 have been reported from different quarantine centers while the remaining 1736 are local contacts. Contact tracing and follow-up action is underway, said Information and Public Relations (I & PR ...

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Odisha 721 persons died of COVID-19 till date

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Bhubaneswar:22/9/20 As many as 11 more persons died of COVID-19 in Odisha as the toll mounted to 721, official sources said today. The deceased have been identified as: 1. A 65 year old male of Balasore district who was also suffering from Diabetes, hypertension. 2. A 50 year old female of Balasore district who was also suffering from Chronic Kidney ...

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Government of odisha health Dept Clarifies On Shortage Of Beds For Covid-19 Patients

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Bhubaneswar:21/9/20: At a time when Odisha is reporting a record number of 4000-plus COVID cases almost every day now, allegations have poured in from all parts of the State that the health infrastructure is undergoing a major crisis due to lack of hospital beds. Precisely, patients in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar have also been alleging that there ...

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Jagatpur COVID Hospital Fire: Sadguru Hospital Has No Fire Safety License

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Cuttack:21/9/20 Hours after a fire was reported at Sadguru COVID hospital in Jagatpur( Cuttack) Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Sukant Sethi has informed that no fire safety license was issued to the hospital owing to some shortcomings. However, the existing fire systems installed at the hospital including sprinklers and detection systems worked for which the fire was confined and did not ...

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COVID-19 Positive in Odisha tally to 184122

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Bhubaneswar:21/9/20:  As many as 4242 persons in Odisha tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the state’s tally to 184122. Of the total fresh cases detected from 30 districts, 2503 have been reported from different quarantine centers while the remaining 1739 are local contacts. Contact tracing and followup actions are underway, said Information and Public Relations (I & PR ) ...

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Demand For Classical Status To Odissi Music Raised In Rajya Sabha

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Bhubaneswar:21/9/20: In the Monsoon Session of the  Parliament, Odisha MP Dr. Amar Patnaik today raised the demand for conferring ‘classical status’ to Odissi music. Pressing for the demand in Rajya Sabha, the BJD MP highlighted that Odisha Heritage Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has passed a resolution on  September 2 requesting the Centre for conferring classical status to Odissi ...

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IITTM Bhubaneswar celebrates SWACHHATA HI SEVA “SWACHHATA PAKHWADA 2020”

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/20: The Union Ministry for Culture and Tourism has initiated the Swachhata Hi Seva “Swachhata Pakhwada 2020” from 16th -30th September 2020. IITTM will be organizing different activities during this period – “Webinar” on Swachhata,   VC/meeting with field formations for the dissemination of information and to review the preparedness, in between and at the end of the Pakhwada,  activities to ...

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Eminent theatre personality Bira Kishore Mohapatra passed away

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Cuttack:20/9/20: Bira Kishore Mohapatra an eminent theatre personality was passed away on the 19th of  September,2020 in his Cuttack residence. Mohapatra has produced  MAA PARI KIEA HEBA  .based on the story of Ram Chandra Behera and directed by Late Sisir Mohan  Pati. Bira Kishore Mohapatra was born on January 1st,1932.   Mohapatra’s from his days of busy official engagements before retirement ...

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COVID death toll in Odisha has reached 701 while the cumulative caseload jumped to 179880

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/20: With 10 more COVID-19 patients succumbing to the disease, the COVID death toll in Odisha has reached 701, while the cumulative caseload jumped to 179880 with the detection of the highest single-day spike of 4330 cases in the last 24 hours. As per the State Health and Family Welfare Department, the State has now 37469 active cases and 141657 ...

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