Odisha lockdown

Omicron threat: Odisha withholds decision to reopen schools for Classes 1 to 5

School and mass education minister S R Dash, in a statement, said the decision was taken after officials visited various primary schools across the state and held discussions with tthe stakeholders.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Odisha govt issues new COVID guidelines, allows cultural activities with ceiling of 2000 people

Cultural gatherings/programmes including melodies, orchestra, jatra, opera, classical, folk and other dance forms, open air theatres, drama, street plays and other such performances will be allowed

published on : 20th November 2021

Srimandir reopens for all after four months

The long wait for darshan of the Trinity came to an end as the doors of Sri Jagannath Temple were opened for all on Monday.

published on : 24th August 2021

Malls, cinema halls to reopen in Odisha but weekend shutdown to continue in three cities

Announcing fresh guidelines, Special relief Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena said malls, restaurants, bars, cinema halls and theaters are allowed to open with a regulated number of customers

published on : 31st July 2021

COVID-19: Odisha to reopen schools for classes 10, 12 from July 26

The decision to resume classroom teaching for the two classes was made keeping in mind the problems faced by students in online mode due to poor internet connectivity.

published on : 17th July 2021

Odisha extends partial lockdown till August 1, allows intra-state bus services

Though the TPR in the State has come down from 5% to 3% in the last 15 days, the situation in the three coastal districts of Cuttack, Khurda, and Puri has not improved proportionately.

published on : 15th July 2021

COVID-19: Odisha government bans Bol Bom Jatra second year in row

This is for the second year when the state government prohibited the 'Bol Bom Jatra' with the possibility of a third wave of COVID-19 looming large this time.

published on : 13th July 2021

Puri set to hold second devotee-less Ratha Jatra; curfew imposed for two days

The administration imposed curbs across the 3-km long Grand Road from Shree Jagannath Temple to Sri Gunducha Temple where all activities excluding medical emergencies are prohibited.

published on : 11th July 2021

Odisha relaxes lockdown restrictions in the state

The state released orders to relax lockdown restrictions with a different set of relaxations for various districts based on their test positivity rates and case growth.

published on : 1st July 2021

Odisha extends partial lockdown till July 16 with graded unlocking

Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra said the the weekly shutdown will no more be imposed in the Category A districts, but it will continue in the rest 10 districts to contain the spread of coronavirus.

published on : 30th June 2021

Odisha must revisit Covid strategies

Some of the more populous coastal districts are still in the red zone, where lockdown restrictions exist till July 1.

published on : 29th June 2021

COVID-19 lockdown makes matters worse at Cuttack's Sishu Bhawan

As per reports, the premier paediatrics hospital of the State lacks several important diagnostic facilities like CT Scan, MRI, NCV, Echo tests.

published on : 23rd June 2021

COVID-19: Good news for morning walkers as Odisha announces next phase of lockdown till July 1

All shops except malls in 17 districts of Southern and Western Odisha - undivided Ganjam, Kandhamal, Koraput, Kalahandi, Balangir, Sambalpur and Sundargarh - can transact business from 6 am to 5 pm

published on : 16th June 2021

Shopkeepers attack Erasama tehsildar for enforcing lockdown  

Irked over strict enforcement of lockdown norms in Erasama, irate shopkeepers attacked the local tehsildar by pelting stones at his vehicle on Monday.

published on : 16th June 2021

Lockdown woes: Pandemic turns sabai grass colourless as Baripada cultivators face low demand

Traders of the grass from West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar who frequented the Sabai markets, have stopped procurement leaving the cultivators in misery.

published on : 13th June 2021
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