Odisha Tourism & Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi tests positive for COVID-19

Bhubaneswar, September 7: As the coronavirus outbreak continues to surge in Odisha, Tourism & Odia Language Literature & Culture Minister, Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Minister urged the people who came in contact with him during the last seven days to isolate themselves in order to check the […]

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65 ASOs, DEOs roped in for Coronavirus work in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Saturday directed 50 Assistant Section Officers (ASOs) and 15 Data Entry Operators of various administrative departments to report joining in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) forthwith to work with the BMC team for COVID-19 pandemic. The move follows sharp rise in Coronavirus cases in the State capital city. Now, Bhubaneswar is […]

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Covid-19 spreads to Keonjhar, Deogarh & Jharsuguda; total rises to 122 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Three more people, tested positive for Coronavirus in Odisha on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the State to 122, officials said. As per the data shared by the Health and Family Welfare Department, three districts – Keonjhar, Jharsuguda and Deogarh – have reported one positive case each. Earlier this morning one […]

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Sarangi writes to Odisha CM, seeks deployment of special forces to check influx from West Bengal

Bhubaneswar: With West Bengal returnees turning north Odisha into new Covid-19 hotspot, Union Minister Pratap Sarangi on Thursday requested Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to deploy special forces along Odisha-West Bengal border to prevent unauthorised cross border movement into Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts in view of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In a letter to Patnaik, Union […]

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Corona, Classroom & Curriculum: Combating Crisis

By Sraban Kumar Bag It is unarguably an accepted proposition that, ‘the pandemic ‘Corona’ has brought a great deal of concern on the present education system of our country, particularly to the classroom process, curriculum planning and preparation for the next academic session’. As we know the outbreak of this pandemic took place at the […]

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Four more test positive for Covid-19 in Bhubaneswar, total cases rises to 60 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Four people, hailing from Bhubaneswar, tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the number of cases in Odisha to 60, of which 18 persons have been cured and discharged from hospital. Of the four, three patients belong to Bomihkal while another person hails from Jharpara area. These two areas have become hotspots for the […]

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In a single day jump, three more persons test positive for Covid-19 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a big single day jump in detection of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) positive cases from Bhubaneswar, a total of three persons from Bomikhal area tested positive for the disease on Friday. The State Health and Family Welfare Department confirmed this, taking the total tally of positive cases to nine, of which the two patients […]

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Surya Nagar sealed fully as man without foreign travel history tests positive for Coronavirus

Bhubaneswar: A day after a 60-year-old man of Surya Nagar here without travel history tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday made public the name of the patient in view of larger public interest and sealed the entire area. So far, the Government policy was not to reveal […]

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Odisha registers 4th Coronavirus case as 29-yr-old Dubai-returned tests positive

Bhubaneswar:  Odisha registered its fourth case of Covid-19 as a 29-year-old man from Bhadrak with travel history to Dubai, tested positive on Monday. “Fourth COVID-19 confirmed case; 29 years old male of Bhadrak district with travel history to Dubai,” tweeted Health and Family Welfare Department. Meanwhile, H&FW Secretary Nikunja Bihari Dhal directed the Bhadrak Collector […]

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Amid spike in coronavirus cases, Odisha to enforce lockdown more strictly to keep people indoor

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Monday conducted a reality check of the implementation of the Covid-19 preventive methods in the State and directed the concerned authorities to enforce the lockdown strictly to keep people indoor amid the spike in cases in the country. The updates and issues relating to assistance to the Odia people […]

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