Odisha added 2,056 Covid deaths in August, the highest in a month during pandemic

According to an analysis, an average 960 cases and 66 deaths per day were added to the State tally. With 36,407 people recovering last month, the total recoveries went up to 9,93,235.

02 Sep 2021

Cyclone Amphan eco-physical study: Shoreline eroded in Odisha, West Bengal and Bangladesh

This was revealed by a technology-backed study on the impact of cyclones along the eastern coast carried out by a group of four independent researchers

01 Sep 2021

Amid Covid third wave fear, ventilators lying idle in Odisha

Around 12 districts of the State have 10 or less life saving machines in their Covid hospitals

30 Aug 2021

BOSE students innovate ‘smart mirror’ that doubles up as virtual screen

The mirror can be used to know weather updates, time, temperature, watch videos and television channels and do much more, writes Hemant Kumar Rout.

29 Aug 2021

India Post nets Rs 216 crore during pandemic as Odisha sees high growth in small savings

Despite the crippling impact of the virus, the Odisha circle of Department of Posts (DoP) has witnessed a significant growth in small savings and insurance premiums.

29 Aug 2021

Postmaster siphons off Rs 2.09 crore, buys property during COVID-19 pandemic in Odisha

Biswanath Podiami made fake deposits against some of the depositors and then withdrew money in their favour without their knowledge..

27 Aug 2021

12.95 lakh people missed their second COVID vaccine shot in Odisha

The highest 1,44,739 beneficiaries have missed second dose, including 1.13 lakh for Covishield and 34,448 for Covaxin in Ganjam district.

27 Aug 2021

Women overtake men in COVID-19 vaccination drive in tribal districts of Odisha

COVID vaccination nodal officer Dr Bijay Panigrahi said that awareness campaign has been intensified and ASHA and anganwadi workers engaged to tackle vaccine hesitancy among rural women.

25 Aug 2021

Army officer from Odisha on mission Yoga

Col Laxmi Dhar Bhuyan is helping jawans improve their stamina and health through yoga asanas every day,  writes Hemant Kumar Rout

22 Aug 2021

COVID-19 tally breaches 10-lakh mark in Odisha

The active cases dropped to 8,518 following recovery of 979 patients. Khurda and Cuttack have the highest 3299 and 1146 active cases respectively.

22 Aug 2021

Three-fold rise in death toll during Covid second wave in Odisha

Deaths due to Covid-19 witnessed a three-fold rise during the second wave of the pandemic this year. 

20 Aug 2021

Chief Minister’s Office, departments differ on Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana coverage

The tender floated for the preparation of smart health cards states that 1.85 crore cards will be distributed among 92.5 lakh families.

19 Aug 2021

Odisha will see 19,000 new Covid cases, 1,582 deaths between August 11 and September 10: Study

The study states that the Covid cases per million population in the State has increased from 7,541 to 21,335 and death per million is up from 43 to 143 during April 10 and August 10.

18 Aug 2021

DRDO tastes success with new turbofan engine after Odisha test launch

The DRDO has developed the new engine to replace the foreign engine earlier used in the missile system.

12 Aug 2021

Covid third wave threat: Odisha to conduct RT-PCR test of children coming to hospitals

Sources said the State has 1.4 crore population of people aged below 18 years old for whom Covid vaccine has not been introduced yet.

12 Aug 2021