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Odisha’s COVID-19 positive cases goes up to 122

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Bhubaneswar: 29/4/20: After three more new COVID-19 positive cases in the State, Odisha I&PR department has released the initial report regarding their details. While one case was reported from Panchapalli of Keonjhar district, one each from Basudevpur of Deogarh district and Brajrajnagar of Jharsuguda respectively. As per the latest information, all the three new cases are asymptomatic. They had recently traveled ...

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IIT Bhubaneswar have designed a safe and multi-surface sanitizer using UVC lights to disinfect

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Bhubaneswar:28/4/20: Researchers at IIT Bhubaneswar have designed a safe and multi-surface sanitizer using UVC lights to disinfect Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, surgical masks and electronic gadgets. The chamber was developed to control surface contamination of bacteria and viruses including COVID-19. “You can place an infected device into the chamber and once it gets exposed to ultraviolet light, the device would ...

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Noted dramatist and screenwriter Bijay Mishra was cremated with State honours

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Puri:28/4/20: Noted dramatist and screenwriter Bijay Mishra was cremated with State honours at Swargadwar here on Monday. One of the pioneers of theatre movement in Odisha, Mishra had breathed his last at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. He was 83. Mishra had directed all-time hit films like Jajabara and Rajanigandha and scripted more than 50 Odia films. He was ...

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The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118

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Bhubaneswar:28/4/20: The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118 on Tuesday after seven new cases were reported in the state, an official said. Out of the new cases, four cases were reported from the western district of Sundergarh and three in the coastal district of Bhadrak, they said. With these seven fresh COVID-19 cases, the number of active cases ...

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Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 118

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Bhubaneswar:28/4/20: Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today shared an infographic on COVID-19 status of the state. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 118 on Tuesday after seven new cases were reported in the state, an official said. Out of the new cases, four cases were reported from the western district of Sundergarh and three in the coastal ...

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Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 111

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Bhubaneswar: 27/4/20: The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 111 after one more person was diagnosed with the infection today. The fresh case is a  34-year-old  male of Basudevpur in Jajpur district. He has travel history to Kolkata. The Information and Public Relation Department (I & PR) said contact tracing and followup action is underway. With this, ...

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4.86 lakh people keen to return to Odisha have registered on the portal

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Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: As many as 4.86 lakh people keen to return to Odisha have registered on the portal launched by the State government within the last 48 hours, said an official today. Worth mentioning, the Odisha government launched the portal, www.covid19.odisha.gov.in on Friday for registration of names of persons wishing to return to Odisha after the lockdown ends. Odisha government’s Chief Spokesperson on COVID-19 ...

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Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 108

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Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today shared an infographic on COVID-19 status of the state up to April 27. As per available reports, Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 108.The I&PR Department in a tweet identified the fresh five cases to be from Balasore’s containment zone.The top four districts in terms of number of Covid-19 cases are: ...

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Justice Mohammad Rafiq on Monday took oath as the 31st Chief Justice of Orissa High Court

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Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: Justice Mohammad Rafiq on Monday took oath as the 31st Chief Justice of Orissa High Court at Lok Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. He was administered oath of office by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal. On April 23, President Ram Nath Kovind, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, transferred Justice Mohammad Rafiq, Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, as ...

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Odisha Chief Minister discussed with Uddhav Thackeray for safe return of Odia migrants stranded in Maharashtra

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Bhubaneswar: 26/4/20: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday discussed with his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray for safe return of Odia migrants stranded in Maharashtra. In a video conference, Patnaik requested Thackeray to arrange for safe return of stranded Odia people. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan attended the video conferencing from New Delhi. He also emphasised on registration of all Odia ...

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