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Odisha govt asks district officials to refrain from drive-in and doorstep COVID-19 vaccination

Odisha govt asks district officials to refrain from drive-in and doorstep COVID-19 vaccination

The Odisha government on Wednesday (May 19) directed district authorities to cease the COVID-19 drive-in vaccination and doorstep inoculation as it might lead to vaccine wastage. 

May 20, 2021, 11:30 AM IST
Odisha floats global tender for COVID-19 vaccine procurement

Odisha floats global tender for COVID-19 vaccine procurement

Odisha government has floated a global e-Tender for the supply of 3.80 crore COVID-19 vaccines which the bidders are required to supply in four phases. 

May 15, 2021, 06:50 AM IST
22 years after gangrape, CBI files supplementary chargesheet against third accused

22 years after gangrape, CBI files supplementary chargesheet against third accused

The man, who had been absconding since 1999 when the incident took place, was arrested in February this year and sent to judicial custody.

May 12, 2021, 22:37 PM IST
Remove GST on COVID vaccines, share fuel, liquor surcharges with states: Odisha CM writes to Sitharaman

Remove GST on COVID vaccines, share fuel, liquor surcharges with states: Odisha CM writes to Sitharaman

Patnaik stated that the various cess and surcharges on petrol, diesel and liquor which are exclusively available for the Central government, may be shared suitably with the state governments to

May 06, 2021, 20:17 PM IST
Active COVID-19 cases cross 33 lakh, Haryana and Odisha too impose lockdown

Active COVID-19 cases cross 33 lakh, Haryana and Odisha too impose lockdown

Haryana and Odisha today joined several other states that have been forced to reimpose lockdown or similar curbs in a desperate bid to check the COVID-19 surge.

May 02, 2021, 23:02 PM IST
COVID-19: Odisha announces 14-day lockdown from May 5

COVID-19: Odisha announces 14-day lockdown from May 5

The lockdown will be implemented from May 5 and last till May 19. 

May 02, 2021, 10:51 AM IST
Odisha urges Centre to supply 25 lakh doses of Covishield

Odisha urges Centre to supply 25 lakh doses of Covishield

Odisha urged the Centre to immediately deliver at least 25 lakh doses of Covishield in a single lot so that the state can administer second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to people aged 45 years and above

Apr 30, 2021, 22:21 PM IST
Odisha announces free COVID-19 vaccine for all over 18 years, orders 387.34 lakh doses

Odisha announces free COVID-19 vaccine for all over 18 years, orders 387.34 lakh doses

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced free COVID vaccination for all above the age of 18, days before the nationwide drive to inoculate a vast population is launched.

Apr 25, 2021, 22:54 PM IST
Odisha Board cancels Class 10 exams, postpones class 12 exams for 2021 amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Odisha Board cancels Class 10 exams, postpones class 12 exams for 2021 amid surge in COVID-19 cases

The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha on Wednesday decided to cancel the class 10th board exams for 2021 across all schools in the state amid rising cases of coronavirus.

Apr 21, 2021, 15:16 PM IST
COVID-19: Odisha mandates RT-PCR test for people coming back from Kumbh Mela

COVID-19: Odisha mandates RT-PCR test for people coming back from Kumbh Mela

The state government has advised all collectors and Municipal Commissioners to contact all these persons and find out the location, travel plan and advise them to undergo RT-PCR test before boarding

Apr 18, 2021, 08:56 AM IST
COVID-19 surge: Odisha suspends Class 10 and 12 board examinations

COVID-19 surge: Odisha suspends Class 10 and 12 board examinations

"CM Naveen Patnaik orders suspension of all 10th and 12th board exams in the state in view of COVID situation," state CMO said. 

Apr 15, 2021, 17:16 PM IST
24-year old woman allegedly stripped naked, beaten up by in-laws over dowry

24-year old woman allegedly stripped naked, beaten up by in-laws over dowry

The incident took place in Odisha's Kendrapara district and has been reportedly caught on camera.

Apr 05, 2021, 08:38 AM IST
Shoes hurled at Speaker SN Patro in Odisha Assembly, three BJP MLAs suspended

Shoes hurled at Speaker SN Patro in Odisha Assembly, three BJP MLAs suspended

An ugly event took place in the state assembly on Saturday (April 3) as several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders allegedly hurled shoes, pens and headphones at Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro's

Apr 04, 2021, 13:23 PM IST
Odisha to impose night curfew in 10 districts from April 5

Odisha to impose night curfew in 10 districts from April 5

With the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Odisha government on Saturday announced that night curfew would be imposed in 10 districts with effect from April 5, an official order

Apr 03, 2021, 23:31 PM IST
SSB Odisha Recruitment 2021: Applications invited for vacant posts of lecturers at ssbodisha.nic.in, check last date

SSB Odisha Recruitment 2021: Applications invited for vacant posts of lecturers at ssbodisha.nic.in, check last date

The State Selection Board (SSB) Odisha has invited applications from interested candidates to apply for vacant positions of lecturers in the state universities on its official website- ssbodisha.nic.

Mar 22, 2021, 12:04 PM IST
Odisha truck driver fined Rs 1,000 for not wearing a helmet!

Odisha truck driver fined Rs 1,000 for not wearing a helmet!

Truck driver, Pramod Kumar Swain is from Ganjam visited the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in order to renew his driving permit. When he asked about the driving permit renewal, Swain got to know

Mar 18, 2021, 12:46 PM IST
Stray dog carries body of newborn baby on govt hospital campus in Odisha, police start investigation

Stray dog carries body of newborn baby on govt hospital campus in Odisha, police start investigation

The unfortunate incident happened in the Bhadrak district headquarter government hospital on Monday (March 15). According to the reports, a stray dog was spotted carrying the body of a newborn baby

Mar 17, 2021, 10:57 AM IST
Odisha orders mandatory home isolation for travelers from THESE COVID-19-hit states

Odisha orders mandatory home isolation for travelers from THESE COVID-19-hit states

People coming to Odisha from COVID-hit regions like Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh will have to undergo mandatory week-long home isolation. The state government

Feb 28, 2021, 19:03 PM IST
Rarest of rare: Baranga gang-rape accused nabbed after 21 years

Rarest of rare: Baranga gang-rape accused nabbed after 21 years

Bibekananda Biswal alias Biban, the main accused in the case, was held from Aamby Valley in Lonavala in Maharashtra after nearly 21 years. He was working there as a plumber under the fake identity of

Feb 23, 2021, 14:05 PM IST
Odisha directs officials to ensure strict implementation of COVID-19 guidelines

Odisha directs officials to ensure strict implementation of COVID-19 guidelines

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha on Sunday (February 21) directed all the district collectors, superintendents of police and municipal commissioners to ensure strict implementation of

Feb 21, 2021, 20:52 PM IST