COVID-19: BMC enlightens senior citizens on Sachetak App functions, benefits

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to protect senior citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic by addressing their various health issues, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) organized an awareness programme at Biju Patnaik Park in the Capital City on Wednesday morning to help the elderly population, especially senior citizens to understand the functionality and benefits of the Sachetak […]

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Ballast track at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack stations to improve train mobility

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has replaced the washable apron with ballast track at Bhubaneswar and Cuttack railway stations to improve train mobility. “Utilising the lockdown time, the ECoR is planning and executing long pending maintenance and infrastructure works  without affecting the rail services. Speed restrictions of 15 Kmph on Down main line at […]

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Fighting COVID-19: BMC launches “Sachetak” App for Bhubaneswar citizens

Bhubaneswar: In its ongoing efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has developed a mobile application (App) named “Sachetak”, exclusively for the comorbid and elderly citizens of the State Capital. The App is developed by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited. After downloading the app, the users can register using their mobile number […]

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After two months, Mo Cycle to resume service in Bhubaneswar from Monday

Bhubaneswar: The Mo Cycle run by Capital Region Urban Transport (Crut) on Saturday decided to resume its operation from Monday after a gap of nearly two months since nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Cycle enthusiasts will get free ride till June 30. “The service will be free till June 30. […]

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IAF chopper showers flower petals on KIMS Covid Hospital in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An Indian Air Force (IAF) Helicopter showered flower petals over KIMS COVID-19 Hospital here on Sunday as part of “India Salutes Corona Warriors” campaign organised to honour efforts of frontline workers in the fight against Coronavirus across the country. It was part of the nation-wide thanksgiving effort by the armed forces to honour doctors, […]

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Ten more persons free from Coronavirus in Odisha, 12 cured so far

Bhubaneswar: With ten more patients from the State, the total number of patients freed from the Coronavirus has reached 12 in Odisha. The Health and Family Welfare Department said that five persons from Bhubaneswar, two from Bhadrak and one each from Cuttack, Jajpur and Puri have cured. Meanwhile, two more persons tested for Covid-19 positive […]

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Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar to conduct COVID-19 tests

Bhubaneswar: The Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar has been permitted to conduct COVID-19 testing. ILS Director has informed Health and Family Welfare Department Secretary Nikunja Bihari Dhal that the institute has got the permission of the Department of Biotechnology of the Central Government and the testing will commence next week. “Director ILS Bhubaneswar has informed […]

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ECoR to run two parcel trains between April 9-15 amid lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (EcoR) has decided to run two Parcel Express trains under its jurisdiction between April 9 and 15, said an official release. While one train will run between Visakhapatnam-Sambalpur-Visakhapatnam, another will run between Visakhapatnam-Cuttack-Visakhapatnam. Both the trains will carry essential goods to different loading and unloading points, said an ECoR communiqué. […]

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Coronavirus in Odisha: 15 new positive cases, highest in a single day

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s novel Coronavirus or  Covid-19 count touched 20 mark on Friday, with the State reporting 15 new cases, the highest for a single day so far. This is the first time Odisha’s single-day Covid-19 tally has crossed into double digits. The State Health and Family Welfare Department confirmed that 15 persons – three from […]

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