Odisha News


46 Berhampur jail inmates test +ve  

Ganjam district saw the highest single-day spike of 387 cases in the last 24 hours with 46 of these infections being reported from the Circle Jail at Berhampur.

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Beedi binders struggle to survive amid Covid crisis

Apart from difficulty in procuring raw materials, the stress on social distancing has made things even more difficult as beedi binding is done in groups.

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Rath Yatra without devotees this year too  

This year too, the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and His Siblings will be held without participation of devotees owing to the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.

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ILPF launches tele-consultation for patients under home isolation

Dedicated phone numbers (9348864327, 8018240966, 9777707668 and 7873207695) have been activated from 6 am to 10 pm. 

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High Court seeks report on release of prisoners

The Court was hearing two PILs on issues related to human rights of inmates of jails in the State.

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Odisha floats global tender for Covid-19 vaccines

Odisha government on Friday floated a global e-tender for procurement of 3.8 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines from manufacturers across the world.

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Poachers on a roll as enforcement slackens in Cuttack

Forests across Cuttack district are witnessing a spike in poaching activities owing to the lockdown and slack enforcement by personnel of the Forest department. 

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Rourkela sees decline in new cases  

Of 882 new cases in Sundargarh in last 24 hrs, 135 reported from Steel City

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Four-year-old elephant dies of herpes virus

The calf, named Hero, suddenly collapsed and died without any noticeable symptoms.

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Dhenkanal kidney patients at Covid mercy

Patients suffering from kidney ailments and those on dialysis are in double jeopardy.

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Beautification of Baripada water bodies

Renovation work on seven water bodies that had turned into garbage dump yards and open defecation sites in Baripada town due to negligence since years, began on Friday.

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Docs seek spl vax drive for HCWs’ families 

But due to lack of time, technical glitches and rush in the registration portals, they are facing difficulty in booking slots for their families.

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OLM project manager attacked, two detained

Rajnagar Police on Thursday detained secretary of an SHG and her husband as part of investigation on the recent brutal attack on the project manager of Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM).

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Migrant worker dies in Haryana, wife seeks justice

The deceased Sudarshan Mallick’s wife Jayanti has filed a complaint against the contractor Narayan Rout. Both belong to Baunsabag village under Tihidi police limits.

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MONNA opposes move to home delivery of country liquor

The State government is facing a herculean task in arranging required number of vaccines for its citizens. So far, a major portion of population have not received the jabs.

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