Odisha News


Covid spoils ‘Raja’ fun in urban areas, rural pockets make merry

The port city of Paradip, which usually celebrates ‘Raja’ with much merry-making, wore a forlorn look as Covid restrictions cast a shadow on the first day of the festival.

published : 15 Jun 2021

Toilet home for elderly tribal couple since 9 months  

Contacted, Mayurbhanj Collector Vineet Bhardwaj said he will ask officials to investigate the matter.

published : 15 Jun 2021

‘A doctor in the PHC, please’

Despite Tusra being a Notified Area Council under Titlagarh constituency of the ruling party, negligence by the government has forced them to take such a step, the activists said.

published : 15 Jun 2021

Admin comes to aid of kids  

A social organisation was asked to provide food to the minors till their parents return from Covid care centre after discharge. 

published : 15 Jun 2021

UTP’s bid to escape foiled  

The UTP, identified as Sheikh Hanif, was lodged in Ragadi sub-jail for the last two months.

published : 15 Jun 2021

Rain pain for farmers  

Low-pressure induced heavy rains across Koraput district for the last three days have come as a major blow for farmers who had recently started harvesting their crops.  

published : 15 Jun 2021

VIMSAR’s first O2 plant to be ready in a week  

A VIMSAR doctor said, once all the plants are functional, around 14,000 LPM oxygen will be generated at the hospital.

published : 15 Jun 2021

On door-to-door survey amid pandemic, teachers fear for life

District Education Officer Niranjan Behera said the survey is part of the national programme and the State has no choice but to abide by it.

published : 15 Jun 2021

Croc attacks claim another life, 2 deaths in three days

Purushottam was bathing in Brahmani when he was dragged by the reptile

published : 15 Jun 2021

Unsuitable site selection hinders rainwater harvest projects in Cuttack city

The rainwater harvesting structures are meant for water conservation and recharge of ground water sources.

published : 15 Jun 2021

Four-month deadline for decision on Aska sub-division

The Orissa High Court has set a four-month deadline for the State government to consider and take a decision on the demand for according sub-division status to Aska in Ganjam district.

published : 15 Jun 2021

Oppn targets govt over ‘PMAY’ neglect

Nine districts have not received a single PMAY-G house while the coastal districts have cornered a lion’s share

published : 15 Jun 2021

Cong demands special audit to trace actual Covid deaths

Mishra said that the first death in Nayagarh district during the second wave was reported from the Covid hospital at Chandapur on April 28.

published : 15 Jun 2021

IMA members protest attack on doctors

IMA members said several doctors have sustained multiple fractures and serious injuries while female doctors faced more violent verbal and physical assaults during duty.

published : 15 Jun 2021

State move to buy Rs 2 cr worth Ayush drugs raises a stink

Ayurvedic medicines worth Rs 15 crore are left to rot at dispensaries

published : 15 Jun 2021