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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Covid-19: BMC to launch ‘Sampark Meeting’ from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, September 6: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will launch IEC (Information, Education and Communication) campaign from Monday in the State Capital to reach our every section of the society and to promote active community participation to infuse among public the values of self responsibility to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic. As per the […]

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Mere 5.15% people in Bhubaneswar developed antibodies against Covid-19 

Bhubaneswar, September 4: The second phase of the sero surveillance conducted across 25 wards of the Temple City has found the antibody prevalence rate at 5.15. The low prevalence of antibody in the community serological study by Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) indicates that the state capital could be “one of the protected cities’’ with […]

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to review Covid-19 situation in Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will review the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation in Odisha via video conferencing today at 1 pm. Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, will also be present in the meeting. So far, Odisha recorded 205 positive cases, of which 61 persons have recovered and […]

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Four more West Bengal returnees test positive for Covid-19 in Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar: Four more people who returned from West Bengal and came to Bhadrak tested positive for Coronavirus, taking the total number of patients to 16 in the district and 94 in the State. According to the second bulletin of the Information and Public Relations Department, of the four cases, two each belongs to Tihidi and […]

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Odisha launches Covid-19 portal; migrants’ registration begins

Bhubaneswar: After 29 persons in Odisha with travel history to West Bengal tested positive for Covid-19 in last one week, the State Government on Thursday launched a portal for registration of migrants and others for travelling to Odisha after the ongoing nationwide lockdown is lifted. Anyone who wants to return to Odisha after lock down […]

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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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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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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 Govt constitutes committee to seek experts’ views to combat Coronavirus

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has constituted a committee led by Finance Department Principal Secretary Ashok Meena to engage with various knowledge institutions, experts and technology companies to provide strategic direction to deal with novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State. Industries and MSME Department Principal Secretary Hemant Sharma, OSD to Chief Secretary on COVID-19 Management and […]

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