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Stranded in Chennai, Odisha labourers buy boat for Rs 1.6 lakh to reach home during coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Stranded in Chennai, Odisha labourers buy boat for Rs 1.6 lakh to reach home during coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Around ten Odiya labourers who were stranded in Chennai due to nationwide lockdown opted for the sea route to reach their home state Odisha. 

Apr 21, 2020, 13:05 PM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19 positive cases rise to 50 in Odisha

Coronavirus COVID-19 positive cases rise to 50 in Odisha

Out of 50 positive cases, one died, 12 have cured and the rest 37 are active cases in the state, said the state health department.

Apr 11, 2020, 13:20 PM IST
2 minor girls among 48 COVID-19 cases in Odisha

2 minor girls among 48 COVID-19 cases in Odisha

According to the state government, case number 47 and 48 who tested positive for COVID-19 are aged 9 and 5, respectively. These two girls belong to Jharpada area of Bhubaneswar.

Apr 10, 2020, 20:17 PM IST
Odisha extends COVID-19 lockdown till April 30, first state to do so

Odisha extends COVID-19 lockdown till April 30, first state to do so

CM Naveen Patnaik has asked the Centre not to start train and air services till April 30. "Odisha cabinet decides for extension and also recommends to Union government to do the same," the state

Apr 09, 2020, 12:53 PM IST
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik urges people to make masks at home through his breathtaking creation

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik urges people to make masks at home through his breathtaking creation

Sudarsan too has appealed to people to join the ‘Mask India Movement’ through his sand art creation on a canvas.

Apr 08, 2020, 21:50 PM IST
Odisha reports first coronavirus COVID-19 death from Bhubaneswar

Odisha reports first coronavirus COVID-19 death from Bhubaneswar

The Odisha government has launched aggressive contact tracing of coronavirus patients in different districts of the state.

Apr 07, 2020, 20:19 PM IST
Maoists in Odisha announce ceasefire over coronavirus COVID-19, urge govt to send medical aid to remote areas

Maoists in Odisha announce ceasefire over coronavirus COVID-19, urge govt to send medical aid to remote areas

The outlawed CPI (Maoist) have announced a unilateral ceasefire in Odisha in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and urged the state government to send medical teams to assist people living in forests

Apr 06, 2020, 20:26 PM IST
Odisha to set up two large hospitals with 1,000 beds for Covid-19 coronavirus patients

Odisha to set up two large hospitals with 1,000 beds for Covid-19 coronavirus patients

Stepping up its efforts to flatten the rising curve of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Odisha government on Thursday decided to set up two state-level hospitals comprising 1,000 beds in

Mar 26, 2020, 16:20 PM IST
COVID-19: Odisha Govt requests RBI to ensure availability of sufficient cash in banks, ATMs

COVID-19: Odisha Govt requests RBI to ensure availability of sufficient cash in banks, ATMs

Special Secretary-cum DIF, Government of Odisha, wrote a letter to Regional Director RBI in this regard.

Mar 21, 2020, 07:21 AM IST
COVID-19: Odisha IAS officer resumes duty 24 hours after father's death, hailed 'role model'

COVID-19: Odisha IAS officer resumes duty 24 hours after father's death, hailed 'role model'

IAS officer Nikunja Dhal is currently serving as Principal Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department in Odisha

Mar 18, 2020, 12:22 PM IST
BJD announces candidates for 4 Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha

BJD announces candidates for 4 Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha

Patnaik, who is the president of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), nominated Subhas Singh, Munna Khan, Sujit Kumar and Mamata Mahanta for the Rajya Sabha polls.

Mar 07, 2020, 16:13 PM IST
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 10 lakh aid for Delhi riot-hit BSF trooper

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 10 lakh aid for Delhi riot-hit BSF trooper

Earlier, officers of the BSF on Saturday reached out to Anees and promised him that the force would help to repair the house and also offered financial aid as a 'wedding gift'.

Mar 01, 2020, 17:23 PM IST
5-year-old girl raped by family acquaintance in Odisha's Kendrapara

5-year-old girl raped by family acquaintance in Odisha's Kendrapara

The suspect has been detained for allegedly committing the crime on Thursday night, Inspector of Pattamundai police station Rakesh Tripathy said.

Feb 28, 2020, 15:09 PM IST
EZC meeting: Naveen Patnaik seeks special economic package for eastern region

EZC meeting: Naveen Patnaik seeks special economic package for eastern region

Batting for the entire east Zone of the country, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik demanded a special economic package for the region, saying that it lags in many sectors despite being endowed with natural

Feb 28, 2020, 14:03 PM IST
Amit Shah chairs 24th Eastern Zonal Council meet, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee attends

Amit Shah chairs 24th Eastern Zonal Council meet, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee attends

The meeting is being hosted by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Feb 28, 2020, 13:37 PM IST
Amit Shah to chair 24th Eastern Zonal Council Meeting in Odisha on Friday

Amit Shah to chair 24th Eastern Zonal Council Meeting in Odisha on Friday

"Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair the 24th Eastern Zonal Council Meeting (EZC) in Odisha. Date: 28 February 2020, Time: 10:30 AM, Venue: Lok Sewa Bhawan, Bhubaneswar," the Home Ministry of

Feb 28, 2020, 06:50 AM IST
Retired Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel gets life term for killing his wife, chopping body into 300 pieces

Retired Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel gets life term for killing his wife, chopping body into 300 pieces

A local court in Bhubaneswar sentenced Lieutenant Colonel (retd) Somnath Parida to life imprisonment on Tuesday (February 25) for murdering his wife 

Feb 26, 2020, 15:33 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik files nomination for BJD President post

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik files nomination for BJD President post

BJD leader Sanjay Das Burma said, "Patnaik, a five-time Chief Minister of Odisha, filed the nomination for the eighth time for the BJD President post with 10 proposers."

Feb 23, 2020, 13:00 PM IST
Biju Janta Dal criticises AIIMS Bhubaneswar's directive of using Hindi

Biju Janta Dal criticises AIIMS Bhubaneswar's directive of using Hindi

According to an office order of AIIMS Bhubaneswar dated February 20, the government servant is specified to do his official work in Hindi with an immediate effect.

Feb 22, 2020, 07:09 AM IST
Social worker Agus Indra Udayana visits 'Indonesia's hero' Biju Patnaik's museum in Bhubaneswar

Social worker Agus Indra Udayana visits 'Indonesia's hero' Biju Patnaik's museum in Bhubaneswar

Udayana, who was conferred Padma Shri earlier this year, thanked Photojournalist Aneel Prasad Mishra for establishing the museum dedicated to Patnaik in Bhubaneswar.

Feb 21, 2020, 07:08 AM IST