ECoR installs bio-toilets in all trains

Bhubaneswar: The East coast Railway on Wednesday claimed that it has successfully completed the 100% installation of bio-toilets in trains. These bio-toilets convert the human waste into water and bio-gases with the help of bacteria. This mechanism of bio-toilets is very helpful in sustainable management of solid waste. According an ECoR statement, the inventory of […]

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Odisha Matric results out: 78.76% students clear Board exam

Cuttack: A total of 78.76 per cent regular students in Odia medium schools cleared the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations in Odisha this year, the results of which were declared on Wednesday by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) here. While Bargarh district toped the pass percentage list at 89.37%, Nuapada recorded the lowest […]

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Odisha CM launches Plasma Bank at Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaikon Tuesday inaugurated second Plasma Bank at Capital Hospital here. After encouraging results of this treatment method in the initial phases, plasma banks will start functioning at IGH in Rourkela, VIMSAR in Burla & MKCG Medical and Hospital, Berhampur to treat serious Covid patients. The first plasma bank is functioning at […]

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BMC conducts antigen test of 207 persons, nine found Covid positive

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday conducted rapid antigen tests of as many as 207 people, including many frontline workers such as essential services staff, health workers, police and others in the Capital City of Odisha. Out of it, nine cases tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Civic Body organized an antigen camp […]

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Covaxin human trial begins at Sum Hospital in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The vaccination process of human trial of the much-awaited Covaxin vaccine against Coronavirus began at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here on Monday. Covaxin, the vaccine being developed by Bharat Biotech, was administered to several persons who had volunteered to be part of the trial, said Dr E Venkat Rao, Principal […]

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Actress Deepa Sahu passes away after battle with cancer

Bhubaneswar: Actress Deepa Sahu passed on Monday in a private hospital here after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband and a daughter. She was popular as an actress in Odia music videos in late 90s and early 2000s. The actress also later acted in several Odia films and television serials. […]

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COVID-29 tests go up rapidly with 3 methods in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The facilities doing various tests for identification of COVID-19 virus in Bhubaneswar are now capable of 1,400 per day. With the test numbers moving up in the State capital city, yesterday it was 1,185 tests done within the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area. As previously the test numbers were around 800, the new achievement […]

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PM to launch High Throughput COVID-19 testing facilities tomorrow

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch high throughput COVID-19 testing facilities at 4.30 PM on Monday via video conferencing. These facilities will ramp up testing capacity in the country and help in strengthening early detection and treatment, thus assisting in controlling the spread of the pandemic. These three high-throughput testing facilities have been […]

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ECoR announces cancellation, partial cancellation & stoppages of trains due to lockdown in West Bengal

Bhubaneswar: Train services have been affected due to the complete lockdown in West Bengal. The neighbouring State is observing complete lockdown on July 25 and 29 to break the COVID-19 chain.   According to an East Coast Railway (ECoR) statement, Sealdah (Kolkata)-Bhubaneswar-Sealdah Duronto Special 02201/02202) from Sealdah and Bhubaneswar will remain cancelled on July 27 […]

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850 more beds for COVID care in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in its war against the COVID-19 pandemic situation has taken steps to increase the bed strength for better and efficient treatment of the patients across the State Capital. There will be 850 more beds including 31 ICU beds. While the High-Tech Medical and Hospital in the collaboration with BMC […]

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