Bengaluru: The Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has turned his residence into a Covid COVID Centre (CCC). His residence at Shiggavi in Haveri district can house 50 patients. Bommai, has also appointed doctors and medical staff to take care of the patients, his office said. Stating that 50 beds have been installed on the verandah  The post Karnataka Home Minister Turns His House Into COVID Care Centre appeared first on Pragativadi .
New Delhi: India on Saturday reported 3,26,098 new Covid cases and 3,890 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Indias total tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,43,72,907 with 36,73,802 active cases and 2,66,207 deaths so far. According to the Health Ministry, a total of 3,53,299  The post India reports 3.26 lakhs new coronavirus cases appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The civic body of State capital, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), has introduced GPS tracking of ambulances in a bid to provide better services to COVID patients. Reportedly, the move have been adopted for quick transfer of patients to dedicated COVID Hospitals (DCH) and COVID Care Centres (CCC). While the city authorities have a fleet  The post Bhubaneswar: Ambulances Get GPS Tracking appeared first on Pragativadi .
Mumbai: While the highly awaited Salman Khan-starrer film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhaai released on Eid 2021, the movie, also featuring Disha Patani, performed poorly. Reportedly, the films IMDB rating in 2 days has dropped to 2.1. Radhes low rating on IMBDb has also left behind his last film, Dabangg 3 and has now become  The post Salman Khan starrer Radhes IMDb rating drops to 2.1 appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday extended his greetings to the people of the State on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya and Krusak Dibas. Taking to Twitter, Patnaik said, My heartiest congratulations and best wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Holy Akshaya Tritiya and Krusak Dibas. May Mahaprabhu Shri  The post Naveen extends greetings on Akshaya Tritiya, Krusak Dibas appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: At least 8 people were critically injured after a cooking gas cylinder exploded at a house in Patrapada area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Friday. As per reports, the mishap occurred at the house of Pabitra Swain at around 11.30 am today. The injured have been shifted to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. One among  The post Gas Cylinder Blast On Bhubaneswar Outskirt appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The student wing of Odisha Congress has announced to distribute vitamin tablets at the doorstep of COVID patients in the Twin Cities free of cost. The service has been launched for those who are under home quarantine in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, State Chhatra Congress president Yasir Nawaz said. The programme commenced today will continue  The post Odisha Student Congress To Distribute Free Vitamin Tablets; Know More appeared first on Pragativadi .
Geneva: Indias COVID-19 situation remains hugely concerning, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, warning that the pandemics second year will be far more deadly than the first for the world. Ghebreyesus added that the WHO is responding to the COVID-19 surge in India and has shipped thousands of oxygen concentrators, tents for mobile field hospitals,  The post Indias Covid Situation Hugely Concerning; Pandemic To Be Far More Deadly This Year: WHO appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: On the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya, many regions in India begin new ventures, like marriages, expensive investments such as in gold or other property. It holds special significance for farmers who offer prayers to their farming equipments and sow the first seeds. Akshaya Tritiya is believed in Hinduism to be the birthday of  The post Akshaya Tritiya: Know The Significance Of The Day In Odisha appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha witnessed as many as 21 new COVID fatalities in the last 24 hours. Among the Covid positive patients who died while undergoing treatment at various hospitals, one each is from the districts of Boudh, Gajapati, Koraput and Nuapada; two each from Kalahandi, Kendrapara, Puri, Rayagada and Sundargarh; three from Angul and four from  The post Odisha Logs 21 Fresh COVID Facilities appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported as many as 11805 new positive cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. Among the new cases detected till midnight of Friday, 6611 are in quarantine and 5194 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 600492. District-wise details of the new cases:  The post Odisha Reports 11805 New Covid Cases appeared first on Pragativadi .
Balasore: Three youth were killed and two others suffered critical injuries as the car they were travelling in fell off a bridge near Birla Tyres here in wee hours today. The deceased have been identified as Rabindra Sahu and Santosh Panda of Takatpur in Baripada and Pintu Acharya of Chilima village under Khunta police limits.  The post Car En-Route To Bhubaneswar Falls Off Bridge; 3 Killed appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Friday floated a global tender for the supply of COVID-19 vaccine to the State. The Odisha State Medical Corporation (OSMC) Limited has invited online global bids through e-Tender portal from eligible bidders for supply of COVID-19 vaccine. As per the particulars: The bid document with all information relating to the  The post Odisha Floats Global Tender For Supply Of COVID-19 Vaccine appeared first on Pragativadi .
Mumbai: Indias young and dynamic opening batsman Prithvi Shaw was today stopped by Maharashtra police for travelling without an e-pass amid the lockdown. Shaw was traveling to the popular holiday destination Goa for a vacation. For the same, the young batter was driving to Goa via Kolhapur. However, he received a major setback when he  The post Prithvi Shaw Stopped By Cops For Travelling To Goa Without E-Pass appeared first on Pragativadi .
The Swiss Federal Court has agreed to share information with Indian authorities regarding the bank accounts of Anil Ambani, Tina Ambani, and their two children. It had requested details of Ambanis Swiss bank accounts covering the period from April 2011 to September 2018 to examine several offshore structures in which the Reliance Group head seems  The post Swiss Bank Asked To Share Details of Anil Ambanis Accounts With India appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to prioritize vaccination of 1st dose to Health Care workers (HCWs), Frontline Workers (FLWs), and beneficiaries of 45 years and above. The decision came following revision in the schedule of Covishield to administer 2nd dose at 12 to 16 weeks interval after 1st dose instead of the earlier interval  The post Odisha Prioritizes 1st Dose Covishield Vaccination Of HCWs, FLWs, 45 Years & Above appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday issued a set of guidelines to be strictly followed by private laboratories conducting COVID-19 testing. PK Mohapatra, Additional Chief Secretary (Health), in a letter to all District Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDM & PHOs, has asked to ensure that private laboratories should follow the stipulations fixed by the government without  The post Odisha Govt Issues Strict Guidelines For COVID-19 Testing By Pvt Labs appeared first on Pragativadi
Bhubaneswar: Moved by the second wave of the COVID pandemic, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratrna CPSE under the Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India is leaving no stone unturned to stand in solidarity with the people of Odisha, in the fight against COVID-19. Deeply concerned by the surge in the number of cases  The post NALCO Extends Support To Operationalise Covid Healthcare Facilities At Angul, Koraput appeared first on Pragativadi .
Cuttack: As many as 326 COVID-19 positive cases were reported today in Cuttack City, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) informed. As per the CMC, of the 326 COVID-19 positive cases detected in the city, 46 are from Institutional Quarantine, 142 are from Home Quarantine 138 are Local Contact Cases. Another 222 recoveries have been reported  The post Cuttack City: 326 COVID-19 positive cases detected, 222 recuperate appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Foiling a dacoity bid from a running train, a joint team of GRPS & RPF Bhubaneswar on Friday nabbed six anti-socials near Budhanagar Mochi Sahi and seized several incriminating items. On the basis of reliable information, the joint team of GRPS & RPF Bhubaneswar conducted a raid at a lonely place near the railway  The post Dacoity Bid From Running Train Foiled In Bhubaneswar; Six Held appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Khurda district administration on Friday allowed home delivery of liquor by the licensees of IMFL Off/On shops through their delivery boys & food aggregators. As per an order issued by the District Excise Office, Khordha, home delivery of liquor licensed shops, excluding shops in containment zones, will be allowed from Monday to Friday between  The post Khurda Admin Allows Home Delivery Of Liquor On Weekdays appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Taking note of rising number of bodies and pressure on Satya Nagar crematorium, Bhubaneswar Municipal Commissioner (BMC) Shri Sanjay Kumar Singh today visited the upcoming crematorium site in Patia to take stock of the construction works. He has instructed the officials to make the crematorium ready for operation from May 25 to help the  The post BMC Commissioner directs to make Patia Crematorium ready by May 25 appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: As many as 988 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, of the 988 COVID-19 positive cases, 166 are Quarantine Cases (linked with earlier positive cases) and 822 others are Local Contact Cases. This apart, 777 persons have also recovered  The post Bhubaneswar: 988 COVID-19 Positive Cases Detected, 777 Recuperate appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday formed a seven-member committee to monitor the incidence of Mucormycosis or Black Fungus in patients admitted to different hospitals of the state. The State Health & Family Welfare Department, in an order, said that in view of the reported rise in the incidence of Mucormycosis (Black Fungus) amongst the COVID-19  The post Odisha forms 7-member committee to monitor incidence of Black Fungus in Hospitals appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Another 9,329 COVID-19 patients have recovered and are being discharged on Friday, informed the State Health & Family Welfare Department. Here is the district-wise recovery count:- 1214 from Khordha 1136 from Sundargarh 780 from Cuttack 487 from Bargarh 470 from Sambalpur 434 from Nuapada 410 from Kalahandi 384 from Anugul 384 from Jharsuguda 319  The post Over 9.3K COVID-19 Patients Recover In Odisha appeared first on Pragativadi .
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released 8th installment of financial benefit of Rs 2,06,67,75,66,000 to 9,50,67,601 beneficiary farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme today via video conferencing. Prime Minister also interacted with farmer-beneficiaries during the event. Union Agriculture Minister was also present on the occasion. While interacting with beneficiaries of Pradhan  The post Prime Minister Transfers 8th Installment Of PM-Kisan Aid To Over 9.5 Cr
Bhubaneswar: Putting technology to use for better COVID management and quick transfer of patients to the dedicated COVID hospitals (DCH) and COVID care centres (CCC), the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started GPS tracking of the emergency vehicles. While the city authorities have a fleet of 64 ambulances under the COVID management programme, 40 has  The post BMC Starts GPS Tracking Of Ambulances appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: In order to facilitate passes to a certain category of people allowed to move during the COVID-19 Lockdown period, the Twin City Commissionerate Police has introduced e-pass system. The Police Commissionerate, in a press note, said that Odisha Government has imposed Lockdown and certain restrictions on movement of people. However, certain categories of people  The post Commissionerate Police To Issue E-Pass For Movement During Lockdown; Check Details appeared first on Pragativadi
Bhubaneswar: Senior IAS Officer, Dr. Krishan Kumar today took over as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO). On the first day of his visit, he reviewed the various programs and activities of IDCO. At the meeting, he first focused on the state governments 5-T action plan. He urged departmental officials  The post Senior IAS Dr. Krishan Kumar Takes Over As IDCO CMD appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: On the eve of Akshaya Tritya, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that Rs 920 crore has been deposited in the bank accounts of 42 lakh farmers in the state under the Kalia Yojana for Kharif 2021. On the auspicious occasion, the Chief Minister congratulated the farmer brothers and sisters and hoped that the  The post Odisha Govt Deposits Rs 920 Crore KALIA Aid In 42 Lakh Farmer Accounts appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhopal: A nine-year-old tiger divagated from Bandhavgarh reserve forest of Madhya Pradesh, spent two days at a nearby closed Luxury resort amid lockdown here. As per reports, some of the staff spotted that the tiger dragged a dead bovine into the garden of Samod Safari Lodge. Reportedly, the big cat which was monitored by the  The post Tiger Strays From Bandhavgarh Reserve Forest, Stays At Resort Shut For Lockdown appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The Railways have cancelled Bhubaneswar-Bolangir Special till May 23 and one special train between Visakhapatnam and Kacheguda till May 31st. In view of poor patronisation in above trains and keeping in view the surge of Covid19 positive cases and to break the chain of infection, it has been decided to cancel two more pairs  The post Bhubaneswar-Bolangir Special To Remain Cancelled On Weekdays Till May 23 appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a show-cause notice to a city-based private hospital for not adhering to the Government prescribed fee structure for COVID patient treatment. BMC tweeted that it has served show-cause notice to Sunshine Hospital for not adhering to Govt prescribed fee structure for COVID-19 patient treatment. The Govt. fee  The post Show-Cause Notice To Pvt Hospital For Violating COVID-19 Treatment Fee Structure appeared first on Pragativadi .
Mumbai: Global icon actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has opened up about constant scrutiny over her body and how it has changed over the years. In an interview, talking about how she adapts to her changing body over the years, the actress said, My body has changed as Ive gotten older, just as everyones body does,  The post Priyanka Chopra Jonas Opens Up Body Image, Says My Body Has Changed As Ive Gotten Older appeared first on Pragativadi .
New Delhi: Mucormycosis or black fungus infection is a type of fungal infection. Its relatively rare, but also very serious. Formally known as zygomycosis, this infection tends to occur most often if you have weakened immunity from an illness or health condition. Symptoms Some of the symptoms of his disease include headache, toothache, and more.  The post Heres How To Prevent Mucormycosis appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has the Collectors of 15 districts take steps for preparedness as the IMD has issued thunderstorm with lighting warning till May 15. As per the IMDs midday weather bulletin issued today, thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of  The post Thunderstorm Warning: Odisha SRC Ask Collectors Of 15 Dists To Stay Prepared appeared first on Pragativadi .
Kochi: Former Deputy Speaker and Kochi Mayor K. M. Hamsa Kunju passed away due to age-related illnesses on Thursday night. Hamsa Kunju, who began his political career with the Indian Union Muslim League, was elected to the seventh Kerala assembly from Mattanchery constituency in 1982. He was elected as the deputy speaker in the same  The post Former Kerala Deputy Speaker KM Hamsa Kunju Passes Away appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday again urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to ensure expeditious procedural compliances and formalities so that all registered farmers of the State can benefit from direct income support under the PM-Kisan scheme. More than Rs 20,000 crore has been disbursed into the bank accounts of over 9.5 crore farmers  The post Dharmendra Pradhan Again Seeks Naveens Intervention Into PM-Kisan Aid appeared first on Pragativadi .
Sambalpur: Railways took the movement of Oxygen Express as a challenge to combat the prevailing crisis and transported Liquid Medical Oxygen successfully to different corners of the country from the steel Plants for life savings of the patients and to fight the second wave of COVID-19. Sambalpur Division of East Coast Railway has given highest  The post ECoRs Sambalpur Division Ensures Safe & Faster Movement Of Oxygen Express appeared first on Pragativadi .
New Delhi: HP has launched three new laptops as the latest models in the ZBook series. The Laptops including the ZBook Studio G8, ZBook Power G8, and ZBook Fury G8, feature Intels latest 11th Gen Core Tiger Lake-H series CPUs along with optional dedicated workstation graphics from Nvidia or AMD. HP ZBook Studio G8, ZBook  The post HP Launches New Zbook Series Laptops: Details Here appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the state, last date for submission of online application forms for all courses under the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) 2021 has been extended till June 15. As per the notification, all the information related to downloading of Admit Cards and dates of the Examination will be  The post OJEE: Last Date For Submission Of Online Applications Extended appeared first on Pragativadi .
Keonjhar: Police seized a huge cache of wood planks at Karanjiapada village of Saharpada section under Patana forest range in Keonjhar district. Though the exact worth of the seized consignment was not ascertained immediately, the estimated value is said to lakhs of rupees, official informed. Acting on a tip-off, the team led by Ranjit Pattanaik  The post Wood Planks Worth Lakhs Seized In Keonjhar appeared first on Pragativadi .
Berhampur: The Berhampur Circle Jail came in clutches of coronavirus as 46 inmates tested positive for COVID-19 here. As per reports, a prisoner undergoing life term was found positive for COVID-19 following which swab samples of 80 prisoners and two staff members were sent to the hospital. Following this, 46 were found positive for the  The post 46 Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19 In Berhampur Prison appeared first on Pragativadi .
Koraput: Police today arrested a man for allegedly killing his wife and a 5-year-old sonat Haradaguda village under B Singhpur police limits in Koraput district. The accused has been identified as Dhabulu Muduli from the same area. As per reports, the accused allegedly killed Damini Muduli and Pabuli Muduli over a family dispute. On hearing  The post Man Held For Killing Wife, Son In Koraput appeared first on Pragativadi .
London: UK PM Boris Johnson said that he was inspired to hear Jaspal Singhs, a pilot and Khalsa Aid volunteer from the UK, enormous contribution to Indias battle against Coronavirus. Jaspal Singh has been felicitated with the Prime Ministers Points of Light award. The Virgin Atlantic pilot volunteered to fly 200 donated oxygen concentrators to  The post Khalsa Aid volunteer & Pilot Jaspal Singh Honoured By UK PM appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: While Covid-19 situation in the city is worsening with each passing day, main roads turned into checkpoints after the imposition of lockdown & shutdown norms. However, locals resorted to alleys to roam around in Bhubaneswar. Reportedly, taking advantage of the situation, the shopkeeper used to sell tea and beverages on the pretext of selling  The post Bhubaneswar Under Lockdown: Main Roads Turn Checkpoints; Locals Resort To Alleys appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Additional Chief Secretary (Health), PK Mohapatra, has sent a letter to all Collectors, Municipal Commissioners and CDMPHOs stating that the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is set to make changes in CoWIN to increase the minimum period between 1st and 2nd dose for COVISHIELD from 42 days (6weeks) to 84 days (12weeks).  The post Changes Regarding Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield Effective From Today appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: Civic amenities continued to collapse in Bhubaneswar as drains overflowed in major areas here due to poor drainage system. Reportedly, a number of arterial roads in the city witnessed water logging on Thursday after Bhubaneswar witnessed rainfall. Reportedly, there are 10 natural drainage channels, however, the drainage repair work is yet to start in  The post Monsoon Flooding! Water-Logging After Rain Raises Questions On Citys Drainage System appeared first on Pragativadi .
New Delhi: An imported dose of Russias Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus will cost Rs 995.40 in India, Dr Reddys Laboratories said today. The price of the imported doses will include a five per cent GST per dose. Doses of Sputnik V which are made in India, however, are likely to be cheaper. The imported  The post Sputnik V imported doses priced at Rs 995.40 per dose, says Dr. Reddys Laboratories appeared first on Pragativadi .
Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) and Botanical Garden in the Capital city of Odisha will now remain closed for visitors till further orders. The decision has been adopted as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Earlier, the zoo and garden were kept out of bounds for the public from May 1  The post Closure Of Nandankanan Zoo, Botanical Garden Extended As COVID-19 Surges appeared first on Pragativadi .