Three advanced facilities in AIIMS soon

AIIMS-Bhubaneswar has been sanctioned with three new diagnostic facilities by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Department of Health Research. 

published on : 12th April 2021

Odisha government to increase Covid bed strength in Capital City

The civic body has urged the State government to run the SUM DCH in its full strength and Aditya Ashwini DCH at 50 per cent of its capacity from this week onwards. 

published on : 12th April 2021

Odisha reports 1,374 new Covid-19 cases, two more die

Health department sources said of the fresh cases detected from 29 of the 30 districts, 812 were in quarantine and 562 were local infections.

published on : 10th April 2021

At 108 COVID-19 cases, Bhubaneswar hits 5-month high

The State Capital saw 39 per cent rise in its daily caseload as 150 persons tested positive in the city in the last 24 hours against 108 on Thursday. 

published on : 10th April 2021

Odisha reports 879 new Covid cases, test positivity rate shoots up to 2.83%

Along with the eight districts bordering Chhattisgarh, Khurda, Cuttack, and Puri districts are turning out as major hotspots during the second wave.

published on : 8th April 2021

Bhubaneswar-Cuttack police DCP in trouble for 'seeking' sexual favours

Sepoy Nihar Ranjan Nayak's wife Sunita Lenka levelled the allegations against DCP Bijay Kumar Sahoo alleging that the latter was harassing her husband by asking him to arrange women for him.

published on : 6th April 2021

Beware! Bolero thieves on the prowl in Bhubaneswar

Meanwhile, police are facing difficulties in investigation as most of the CCTV cameras installed at the exit points of the city by Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd are yet to be operational.

published on : 5th April 2021

COVID-19 spike in Cuttack: City civic body issues guidelines for social gatherings

A maximum of 100 persons will be allowed at marriage functions with strict adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour and maintenance of social distancing.

published on : 4th April 2021

Denuded Bhubaneswar turning into a boiling cauldron

On Wednesday, mercury soared past 44 degree Celsius in Bhubaneswar. Moreover, the Capital city has experienced its hottest March since it came into being in 1948.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation asks churches to follow COVID protocols for Good Friday

The civic body has also advised senior citizens,  persons with co-morbidities and children below 10 years of age not to attend the gatherings for celebration. 

published on : 2nd April 2021

Odisha to ramp up health infrastructure amid spike in COVID infections

Health officials said the new cases are on the rise in Nuapada, Bargarh, Sundargarh and Kalahandi districts due to inter-state movement of people to Chhattisgarh.

published on : 1st April 2021

COVID-19: Focus on testing, tracking and treatment to contain resurgence

Amid the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in some districts, the State government on Wednesday issued guidelines for April in view of religious festivals and the ensuing Pipili by-poll. 

published on : 1st April 2021

COVID-19: New cases emerge from RD University, coaching centre

The city reported 29 cases in the last 24 hours of which one was detected from a coaching institute near Gajapati Nagar.

published on : 1st April 2021

At 44.2 degree Celsius red hot Bhubaneswar scorches March record

In its seasonal forecast of April, May and June, IMD has said maximum temperature will remain above normal in Odisha during these three months.

published on : 1st April 2021

BMC begins Covid tests of Utkal students, faculty

The Vice-President will confer Doctor Honoris Causa on five eminent Odias who have excelled in different fields in the country.

published on : 1st April 2021
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