Odisha News


COVID-19: Odisha man who travelled to New Delhi, Haryana tests positive

The 60-year-old man from the city who had recently returned from New Delhi in a flight has been admitted to the isolation ward in Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar.

published : 27 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Odisha to set up two special COVID-19 hospitals with total capacity of 950 beds

The new hospitals are likely to come up by April 15, an official said adding that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed to provide state-of-the-art facilities for treatment of COVID-19 patients.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Naveen Patnaik urges all CMs to assist Odias stranded in nationwide lockdown

Patnaik said the Odisha government too has made arrangements to reach out to people from other states, who are in needs.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: High-handedness charge against Police in Cuttack

The traders have also levelled similar allegations against police, accusing them of prohibiting their movement even for opening shops or taking stock for sale.  

published : 26 Mar 2020

Odisha rushes to recruit more doctors, paramedics to deal with looming coronavirus crisis

As many as 2,432 staff nurses, 727 pharmacists, 610 laboratory technicians, 290 radiographers, 1,735 male health workers and 2,163 female health workers will be recruited.

published : 26 Mar 2020

We will help you fight coronavirus: BJP to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

State BJP president Samir Mohanty said his party workers will do whatever responsibility the State Government assigned to them to lessen the misery of the people during this pandemic.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Odisha takes on coronavirus crisis from digital platform

Over 4,000 persons have registered with the Government’s online COVID-19 portal with travel history from coronavirus-affected nations.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Orissa High Court stays auction of defaulters’ properties

The Court, which functioned through video conferencing on the day, took up five petitions challenging the notices issued by banks for e-auction sale of properties of loan defaulters.

published : 26 Mar 2020

8 lakh Olive Ridleys nest at Rushikulya, Gahirmatha

The Forest department has engaged speed and country boats at both the places for regular patrolling to keep a watch on the turtles.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Odisha lockdown: Get grocery at your doorsteps from March 26

The administration has shortlisted 79 grocery stores across nine wards of the Sambalpur city and people can contact any of the store nearest to their ward.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Odisha traders engage in price manipulation, black marketing during COVID-19 lockdown

Odisha unit BJP secretary Dhiren Senapati appealed residents to avoid hoarding of essential goods.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Water woes in Odisha's Paradip in times of coronavirus

Councillor of Ward 18, K Jagannath Rao said Sandhkuda is home to around 5000 people and the entire slum is facing water crisis.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Different border points across Odisha sealed to bar migrant entry

SP MK Bhamoo has directed police personnel manning the border to strictly monitor the inflow of people to the district and adopt measures to enforce the Government restrictions.

published : 26 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Odisha Police offer own hospitals for opening isolation wards

A proposal was sent to the government to set up isolation wards in 21 police hospitals.

published : 26 Mar 2020

Police told to treat trade licence copy as vehicle papers in Odisha

The directive of the Government came following complaints from traders about restrictions imposed by police on duty on the movement of goods transport vehicles.

published : 26 Mar 2020