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Chandan Yatra of Jagannath temple without devotees from Saturday

Puri police have deployed 10 platoons of force and 45 officers for the smooth conduct of the 21-day Chandan Yatra in Narendra

The Times of India 15 May 2021 1:50 am

Odisha: Advisory for private labs conducting Covid-19 tests

The health and family welfare department has issued an advisory for private laboratories after getting complaints from the

The Times of India 15 May 2021 1:50 am

Odisha: Doctors seek priority vaccination for family members

The Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) on Friday urged the state government to give an order for special provision of

The Times of India 14 May 2021 9:49 pm

Odisha: Infant beats Covid after 10 days on ventilator

Gudia was found positive for Covid-19 within two weeks of her birth on March 22

The Times of India 14 May 2021 5:50 pm

Odisha among states with more than 20% positivity rate

The active cases in Odisha breached the one-lakh mark on Thursday, for the first time, after 10,649 people more tested

The Times of India 14 May 2021 5:21 pm

Odisha: Government frets as returnees dodge quarantine rules

Many people coming from other states are allegedly not following home quarantine rules. The trend is more visible in rural

The Times of India 14 May 2021 4:51 pm

Odisha to get 221 isolation coaches

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has kept 221 train coaches ready to serve as quarantine or isolation facilities for Covid-19

The Times of India 14 May 2021 4:20 pm

Bhubaneswar Airport facilitates Oxygen supply to other states

Though fewer passenger flights may be taking off and landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) owing to Covid

The Times of India 14 May 2021 3:52 pm

Odisha: Home chefs team up to provide food to virus-hit

With the number of Covid cases on the rise, and a large number of them in home isolation, several good Samaritans have come

The Times of India 14 May 2021 3:41 pm

Odisha: Untouched by 1st wave, 4 Dongria Kondhs test positive

Untouched by Covid during the first wave, as many as four members of the particularly vulnerable tribal group Dongria Kondh

The Times of India 14 May 2021 9:50 am

Odisha: Kalahandi varsity gets land for campus

Newly created Kalahandi University has received the land for setting up its permanent campus at Karlapada near Bhawanipatna,

The Times of India 13 May 2021 5:04 pm

Odisha: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has provided the much-needed boost to rural employment

The Times of India 13 May 2021 4:52 pm

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik asks Union oil minister Dharmendra

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asked Union oil minister Dharmendra Pradhans cooperation for early wider

The Times of India 13 May 2021 4:30 pm

Bhubaneswar: Districts asked to follow Ganjam, offer revenue

The revenue and disaster management department has asked the district collectors to emulate Ganjams Rajaswa Ratha model

The Times of India 13 May 2021 3:32 pm

Odisha to buy 7.2 lakh Ivermectin tabs for patients in isolation

The state health department has strongly recommended the use of Ivermectin for Covid patients in home isolation even as the

The Times of India 13 May 2021 3:26 pm

Odisha: Spike in demand for home nurses amid crisis

The surge in Covid cases are seeing a large number of patients getting treated in home isolation. With family members feeling

The Times of India 13 May 2021 2:11 pm

Odisha: Lenient cops allow Covid rule violators to get away easily

Though chief minister Naveen Patnaik has at regular intervals asked the Odisha Police to strictly enforce the mask and

The Times of India 13 May 2021 1:58 pm

Focus on Bhubaneswar over rising cases despite lockdown

The Covid situation in Khurda district, and more specifically the state capital, is turning worrisome given the exponential

The Times of India 13 May 2021 1:52 pm

Odisha: Death percentage in 17-40 age group more than twice first

The death percentage of the Covid-affected in the 17-40 age group this time has been more than double of the first wave, a

The Times of India 13 May 2021 1:32 pm

Odisha government bid to ramp up production of medical oxygen,

Manufacturing and refilling of medical oxygen and its containers will now be included in the priority list of Odisha

The Times of India 12 May 2021 3:21 pm

Orissa high court directs OUAT to appoint dean for veterinary

The Orissa high court has directed the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) to fill up the post of regular

The Times of India 12 May 2021 3:15 pm

Government nod to priority jabs for Puri shrine servitors

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has approved early vaccination of servitors on priority before July 12 Rath Yatra, government

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:47 pm

Puri: Section 144 near Jagannath Temple for Chandan Yatra

In the wake of Covid surge, the Puri district administration has decided to conduct Saturdays annual Chandan Yatra, a key

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:32 pm

Centre sounds alert on rising Covid-19 infections in Odisha

The Union health ministry on Tuesday termed Odisha as one of the states with rising infection load. The statement comes on a

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:30 pm

Odisha: Doctors suggest lung rehab unit for recovered patients

Cross-infection or secondary infection of Covid patients under treatment in ICU or high dependency unit (HDU) is emerging as

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:27 pm

Four more cases of black fungus in Odisha

A private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday reported four suspected cases of black fungus infection mucormycosis among Covid

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:24 pm

Rain, storm balm for scorching Odisha

A norwester packing in strong wind and heavy showers hit Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Tuesday

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 12:14 pm

Separate isolation wards to ease load at VIMSAR

However, with patients inflow to the Casualty increasing manifold, the isolation wards have very little space to accommodate

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 11:21 am

Take strong action against overcharging by private hospitals: CM to

Reviewing the pandemic situation in the State, the Chief Minister asked the officials to ensure the helplines in Covid

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 11:21 am

Every Tom, Dick, Harry cant be Sr Advocate

The Orissa High Court has said that the designation lsquo;Senior Advocate rsquo; is a coveted position from the point of view

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 11:20 am

Now 18+ in queue for jabs in Sambalpur

Vaccination for 18-44 age group began at 13 centres in the district on Tuesday. Alongside, fresh stock of vaccines was also

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 11:17 am

3,800 persons in 18+ age group get jabs on Day 1

Enthusiasm marked the first day of Covid-19 vaccination that started for 18-44 age group under the Rourkela Municipal

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 11:13 am

65 servitors to take part in Lords Chandan Yatra

All of them would have to undergo RT-PCR test and those found negative will be allowed to take part in the Yatra

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 11:05 am

Youth receives vax certificate without being jabbed

A youth from Jajpur town was reportedly issued the vaccination certificate while trying to register online for his first dose

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 10:33 am

Bankisole Covid hospital help desk offers little help

Sources said, a 78-year-old man from Khiripada within Betnoti police limits was admitted to the Covid hospital on Wednesday

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 10:25 am

DHH expansion faces shortage of docs, land

The DHH currently has 126 beds in various wards like medicine, surgery, gynaecology, TB and paediatrics. However, there is no

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 10:16 am

Norwester damages displaced slum dwellers tents

The slum dwellers had a tough time to rescue the children. Two of the injured children have been admitted to hospital for

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 10:14 am

MHUs to assist Covid patients

Alongside, a round-the-clock call centre comprising trained officials and teachers has been set up to counsel isolated

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 10:12 am

In 2 Nabarangpur blocks, docs are lone rangers

MP Ramesh Majhi writes to ACS of Health department, seeks 4 ventilators and 12 ICU beds by next week

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 9:54 am

Jabs keep Twin City cops safe, less infected

Vaccines work. This is being openly demonstrated in the ranks of the Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate police personnel

The New Indian Express 12 May 2021 9:52 am

Aahar centres keep food flowing for poor in Bhubaneswar

Bichitrananda Sahu, a security guard, has been waiting in front of the Aahar Centre at Master Canteen for about an hour for

The Times of India 11 May 2021 5:40 pm

Odisha government issues health advisory for old-age homes

The state government has issued an advisory for protection of senior citizens during the deadly second wave. The department

The Times of India 11 May 2021 5:35 pm

Bhubaneswar reports first black fungus case in Odisha

Odisha on Monday reported its first case of black fungus infection Mucormycosis, in a Covid patient. A 71-year-old man from

The Times of India 11 May 2021 3:41 pm

Many miss booster dose amid vaccine shortage in Bhubaneswar

Many have missed or are about to miss the deadline for the booster shot owing to the short supply of Covishield

The Times of India 11 May 2021 3:21 pm

Odisha Police help reaches citizens forced to stay indoors

From enforcing the lockdown to distributing free food, oximeters and medicines among the poor and needy besides maintaining

The Times of India 11 May 2021 3:12 pm

Odisha sees 10,031 new cases and 17 deaths

For the fifth consecutive day, the state on Monday witnessed more than 10,000 Covid cases with the positivity rate well-

The Times of India 11 May 2021 3:03 pm

HC strikes down own rule on Sr advocate designation

The controversy over designation of five lawyers as senior advocates took a new legal turn on Monday with the Orissa High

The New Indian Express 11 May 2021 9:54 am

Odisha to float global e-tender to buy Covid vaccines

The Times of India 11 May 2021 12:15 am

Odisha: Sundargarh, Angul districts to get Kendriya Vidyalayas

The Board of the Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a public sector undertaking, has approved the setting up of a Kendriya

The Times of India 10 May 2021 4:30 pm

Each Covid centre gets a help desk

Anyone can now call up the state-run Covid hospitals and Covid care centres to enquire about their family members, relatives

The Times of India 10 May 2021 4:16 pm

Odisha: Centre allocates 333 crore for panchayati raj institutions

The panchayati raj institutions (PRI) in Odisha on Sunday received Rs 333 crore after the Centre released the first

The Times of India 10 May 2021 4:07 pm

Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik sanctions 60lakh to feed stray animals

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday sanctioned Rs 60 lakh to various urban local bodies from the Chief Ministers Relief

The Times of India 10 May 2021 3:39 pm

Bhubaneswar: Doctors urge Covid patients to regulate social media

Indiscriminate posts and images related to Covid-19 deaths and sufferings and that of its new variants seem to be having a

The Times of India 10 May 2021 3:17 pm

Bhubaneswar: Sculptor and MP Raghunath Mohapatra dies of corona

Renowned sculptor, Rajya Sabha member and Padma Bibhushan award winner Raghunath Mohapatra died of Covid-19 here on Sunday.

The Times of India 10 May 2021 3:10 pm

Bhubaneswar: Overcharging finger at private hospitals by Covid

Family members of several Covid-19 patients have alleged that some private hospitals in the city are not only overcharging

The Times of India 10 May 2021 2:36 pm

Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences stadium on Bhubaneswar

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to use the stadium of Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here and

The Times of India 10 May 2021 2:24 pm

Desperation for vaccination drives many from districts to

The desperation to get vaccinated amid the fresh Covid surge has been driving people in the 18-44 age group to come all the

The Times of India 10 May 2021 2:16 pm

Odisha: OAS association condemns attack on officers

The Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) Association on Saturday condemned attack on two OAS officers in different parts of

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:31 pm

Odisha government to convert industrial oxygen cylinders for

In view of the growing requirement of oxygen for the treatment of Covid-19 patients in Odisha, the state government has

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:20 pm

Odisha: Senior leaders test Covid positive

A number of politicians have tested positive and are undergoing treatment. State housing and urban development minister

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:15 pm

Bhubaneswar: For SUM nurse battling Covid, loneliness all in a days

Susmita Pothal, a nurse at SUM Hospital who is currently engaged at a Covid care centre in Jatni, on the outskirts of the

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:14 pm

Odisha: BDO carries mans body for cremation

The block development officer (BDO),Chhendipada, in Angul district carried a mans body for the last rites after locals

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:12 pm

Odisha: Virus blow to non-Covid patients

The rise in coronavirus cases has impacted the flow of non-Covid patients to hospitals. Fearing infection, many are skipping

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:10 pm

Odisha: Lockdown adds to bus owners woes

Bus owners are having a tough time. Even before they could recover from the losses they had to incur in the first wave owing

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:08 pm

Bhubaneswar: 400 take the jab at citys 1st drive-in facility

As many as 400 beneficiaries in the 45-plus age group took the second dose of vaccine at the drive-in facility launched by

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:46 pm

Odisha: Eid missing festive buzz for second year

Like last time, this year, too, Eid ul Fitr will be without the usual festivities for members of the minority community owing

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:45 pm

Cuttack turns stadium into indoor vaccination site

For better crowd management and to combat the spread of Covid-19, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) is all set to turn

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:40 pm

Lancet report lauds Odishas readiness to deal with Covid

Prestigious medical journal The Lancet has lauded the preparedness of Odisha and Kerala for the pandemic amid the unequal

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:39 pm

Odisha: Vaccine for 18 plus in four more cities from Monday

More than a week after the Centre opened vaccination for 18-44 age group, the state intend to expand inoculation to only four

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:37 pm

Odisha sees 21 more deaths, 11,807 fresh Covid cases in a day

Twenty-one more Covid patients, the highest-ever in a day in the state, succumbed to the infection on Saturday taking the

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:34 pm

Cuttack: Narrow escape for 19 SCB students as bus overturns

At least 19 final-year MBBS students of the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, had a narrow escape when the bus in

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:31 pm

Odisha: At 57.1%, Sambalpur positivity rate among countrys highest

With a weekly positivity rate of 57.1%, Sambalpur has figured among the top 10 districts in the country with the highest

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:29 pm

COVID fallout: Despite government assurance,migrants in Odisha left

Sources said suspension of personal ledger (PL) accounts in many blocks including those which are prone to migration, has

The New Indian Express 9 May 2021 10:13 am

Odisha: Bus owners face double jolt after lockdown

The bus owners had faced a very difficult time during the first wave of Covid as their buses were not plying due to lockdown

The Times of India 8 May 2021 10:59 pm

Odisha: Bank manager held for 6 lakh fraud

The former branch manager of Bank of Baroda, Malkangiri branch, was arrested for alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 6,15,354

The Times of India 8 May 2021 2:54 pm

Odisha: Second wave brings more misery for betel farmers

Betel farmers, who are already buckling under financial crunch due to poor sales during the first wave of the pandemic in

The Times of India 8 May 2021 2:52 pm

Odisha government asks civic bodies to feed strays during lockdown

The state government has asked the urban local bodies (ULBs) to make the necessary provisions of food for stray animals

The Times of India 8 May 2021 2:50 pm

19 Odisha districts have positivity rate above 20

Nineteen of the 30 districts in Odisha are among 296 districts in the country with test positivity rate above 20%, a list

The Times of India 8 May 2021 2:01 pm

Odisha: Berhampur accounts for one-third of Ganjams active positive

Around one-third of active cases and deaths in Ganjam district so far has been reported from Berhampur, the biggest

The Times of India 8 May 2021 1:58 pm

Sundargarh records one-day high of 2,073 fresh infections

With 2,073 new cases, Sundargarh on Friday dislodged Khurda for the first time during the fresh Covid wave to claim the top

The Times of India 8 May 2021 1:56 pm

Odisha: Industry body urges OSPCB for virtual hearings

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has written to the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) requesting it to

The Times of India 8 May 2021 1:54 pm

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Modi for more vaccines, oxygen

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase vaccine supply to the state, especially

The Times of India 8 May 2021 1:46 pm

Rourkela: People stage protest at IGH

Locals staged a protest and submitted a petition to the director of Ispat General Hospital in Rourkela on Friday as they were

The Times of India 8 May 2021 1:43 pm

Odisha: Bargarh locals rush to get jabbed, triggers virus fear

Throwing caution to the win, a huge crowd gathered at vaccination centres in Bargarh district on Friday where inoculation was

The Times of India 8 May 2021 1:39 pm

Odisha: Covishield shortage makes vaccination for 18+ uncertain in

Vaccination of people in the 18 to 44 age group in places other than Bhubaneswar continues to be uncertain as there is still

The Times of India 8 May 2021 1:11 pm

Webinar on COVID-19 in Odisha

The officials spoke on the preventive and curative part of the virus, the misconceptions surrounding it and urged youngsters

The New Indian Express 8 May 2021 10:30 am