Odisha News


Eye for elderly care

LV Prasad Eye Institute’s unique elderly care initiative screens people above 70 years of age for old-age vulnerabilities apart from eye care, writes Hemant Kumar Rout

published : 16 Jan 2022

Soumya Patnaik objects to tariff applications of govt utilities, Tata Power

In his petitions, Patnaik submitted that the OERC has failed to realise the basic objectives of the power sector reforms in the State.

published : 16 Jan 2022

Teenager stabbed to death at fast food centre in City

The teenager, identified as Niranjan Parida, had gone to the busy commercial area with his friends for evening snack when he came under the attack.

published : 16 Jan 2022

Odisha govt advises no test for asymptomatic people

Director of Public Health Dr Niranjan Mishra said people having no symptoms do not require tests unless they are suffering from comorbid conditions.

published : 16 Jan 2022

Odisha: Scattered belongings on sand dunes stark reminder of clash over proposed JSW steel plant

The proposed plant site near Dhinkia had turned into a battlefield on Friday as villagers clashed with the police over the demolition of betel vines.

published : 16 Jan 2022

Free trauma care for Odisha road accident victims at 11 hospitals soon

The trauma patients will be picked up by any available ambulance and taken to the nearest Trauma Care Center, government or private. The transportation cost will be reimbursed.

published : 15 Jan 2022

BJP to announce candidates soon, readies control room for polls

Inaugurating the BJP control room for the panchayat election, the party state chief Sameer Mohanty said that it will work as a bridge between the leaders at the grassroots and those at the state level

published : 15 Jan 2022

Odisha sees maximum lightning deaths in the country

Apart from deaths due to thunderstorms and lightning, a very severe cyclonic storm Yaas in May last year claimed three lives and cyclone Gulab killed one person in September.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Odisha sees another 10,000 jump in new Covid cases

136 employees of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar, more than 30 staff including 10 doctors of Capital Hospital in virus grip
 

published : 15 Jan 2022

BJD aims at 600 ZP seats in upcoming panchayat polls in Odisha

While the BJP will want to win at least half of the ZP seats keeping the 2024 Assembly elections in view, the Congress target would be to improve its position from the last poll in which it had won 62

published : 15 Jan 2022

Free trauma care treatment at 11 hospitals soon

Odisha state government had launched the Free Treatment for Trauma Fund scheme two years back and made a budgetary provision of Rs 147.2 crore for five years

published : 15 Jan 2022

Queen’s Baton for Commonwealth Games arrives in Bhubaneswar

The baton will be in Bhubaneswar for the night, and on Jan 15, it will tour Puri and Konark where dignitaries and senior district officials will receive it.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Odisha Civil service aspirants urge CM to postpone main exam

The students in their letter to the CM said as the third wave of the Covid pandemic is nearing its peak, the next few weeks will be crucial from the health perspective.

published : 15 Jan 2022

1.38 lakh migratory birds spotted in Bhitarkanika

The number of migratory birds flocking to Bhitarkanika National Park has increased marginally this year.

published : 15 Jan 2022

Embankment proposed along Talasari-Udaipur 

Once a new protection wall comes up along the stretch and the marine drive is developed, the tourism potential of the place will see a change, according to Bhogarai MLA Ananta Das.

published : 15 Jan 2022