Odisha News


45 people test positive for COVID-19 in Rourkela jail

The inmates have been isolated in a separate cell while the jail employees were put in home isolation. Five days back, 17 prisoners and one employee of the jail has tested positive.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Odisha sarpanchs protest delay in releasing dues of temporary medical centres

People accommodated in the TMCs were given bed, bed sheet, pillow, drinking water, soap, sanitiser, buckets, mug and free cooked food.

published : 12 Aug 2020

500 persons booked for violating coronavirus norms in Odisha

The meeting called ‘Praja Meli’ was organised by Upakula Bhita Mati Surakshya Committee (UBMS) to oppose the land acquisition process for a proposed petro-chemical project in the village.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Sambalpuri masks come to rescue of coronavirus-hit weavers

After lockdown 1.0 was imposed, the handloom trade came to a standstill in Bargarh. With no access to market, the weavers were left with huge stocks of handloom cloths.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Ambulance pharmacist loses job for neglect in Odisha

He was identified as Bibhishana Mohanta. Project head of 108 ambulance service Sabyasachi Biswal said the pharmacist was removed from job for his negligence of duty.

published : 12 Aug 2020

OJEE 2020 likely to be held in September second week

OJEE chairman SK Chand said the dates are tentative and the committee will announce the dates for the examination and downloading of admit cards after reviewing the situation this month.

published : 11 Aug 2020

Odisha to celebrate Independence Day without public participation

According to the guidelines issued by the Home department on Tuesday, there will be no parade and march past during the celebrations.

published : 11 Aug 2020

Under COVID-19 shadow, Odisha builds 1 lakh rural houses

Govt asks Collectors to provide homestead land to landless beneficiaries

published : 11 Aug 2020

Leader of Opposition urges Odisha government to cancel KALIA recovery notice

Claiming that notices have been issued to recipients who fulfilled all criteria, the BJP leader said some of the beneficiaries have not applied but got the assistance.

published : 11 Aug 2020

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeks sarpanchs’ help for defeating coronavirus

Setting up temporary medical camps for lakhs of migrant returnees to Ganjam was possible only because of the efforts and cooperation of the sarpanchs, he said.

published : 11 Aug 2020

Odisha bags 1st position in AMRUT scheme

Official sources maintained that 2400 km of pipeline laying and replacement work has been completed till date in Odisha.

published : 11 Aug 2020

CHSE to declare Plus II Science results tomorrow

The Minister said the State Government will give promotions to around 56,000 school teachers this year.

published : 11 Aug 2020

HC asks Odisha government to take call on opening of religious places

The petitions filed by Jayanta Kumar Bal of Cuttack and Trilochan Rath of Puri disposed of after analogous hearing via video conferencing.

published : 11 Aug 2020

A friend in funerals, Odisha man’s last journey a lonely affair

Though the death was reportedly not due to coronavirus, fear of the infection got the better
of Kaburu’s friends and loved ones.

published : 11 Aug 2020

Octogenarian defeats coronavirus, loses wife in Odisha's Ganjam

His sons said since losing a life partner at this age is certainly a shock for Jena, they are trying to divert his mind from the irreparable loss.

published : 11 Aug 2020