Sudarsan Maharana

Bhubaneswar youths on mission to overcome blood crisis

Among the worst sufferers of the raging pandemic are those suffering from blood diseases, who require regular transfusions.

10 hours ago

Bhubaneswar's Satya Nagar crematorium overburdened with COVID deaths

A senior official of the BMC said the situation has turned grim as around 20 to 30 bodies, that sometimes include two or three unclaimed bodies, are being cremated at the site on a daily basis.

03 May 2021

Active tally up by 6 per cent in Bhubaneswar

Despite 18 per cent less daily infection count in the last 24 hours, the active case tally of the State Capital increased by 6 per cent on Thursday inching closer to the 7,000 mark.

30 Apr 2021

Shortage of antigen kits hits testing in Bhubaneswar

Even as Bhubaneswar is witnessing an unprecedented COVID surge,  shortage of antigen kits has seriously hampered testing capacities.

28 Apr 2021

Private hospitals in Bhubaneswar stop admitting patients

Amid the bed crisis, allegations are being made that the doors of these private hospitals are only open for VIP patients only.

27 Apr 2021

Odisha government outsources more ambulances as Bhubaneswar battles COVID-19 surge

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation now has 44 ambulances including two each that are provided to the offices of three Zonal Deputy Commissioners .

26 Apr 2021

Driven by duty, Kishor Chandra Nayak is always at the doorsteps

Nayak has been driving the mobile van of BMC to the doorsteps of Covid-19 suspects for collection of swab samples for the RT-PCR test since June last year.

25 Apr 2021

Injured, exhausted but forest heroes continue fight against wildfires

Apart from dehydration and dysentery, the squad members who spent a day and half fighting the blazing inferno at compartment-6 of the sanctuary six days back also sustained minor burn injuries.

14 Mar 2021

Wildfire forcing gentle giants to flee native forests

The raging wildfire across forests in the State have begun to impact the wildlife, forcing an animal exodus from the affected pockets to safer areas.

13 Mar 2021

Drastic reduction in Central funds hits forest fire management

As a result, Similipal TR had to lay off large number of PAs last year, while the situation in Satkosia TR is even worse. 

12 Mar 2021

Drastic reduction in Central funds hits forest fire management

Sources said there has been a substantial decline in allocation to two TRs. More than 40 per cent fund has been slashed for Similipal and Satkosia which impacted protection activities.

12 Mar 2021

SME dept seeks time change in view of summer

The dept said the exams will be held during peak summer and the timings are not conducive to the health and well-being of students

03 Mar 2021

GST row leaves Mo Cycles to rot in open

Of 1,000 cycles, around 700 were in working condition at the time of handing over of the project to BSCL in October last year.

16 Feb 2021

In a first, Forest verticals go vacant on same day 

Jitendra, Shashi get addl charge as HoFF and CWW respectively 

31 Jan 2021

Alumni leads no plastic campaign in Utkal 

Alumni assn has joined hands with BMC to take the campaign forward in the varsity, reports Sudarsan Maharana

31 Jan 2021