Coronavirus lockdown: BMC starts feeding stray animals in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday started serving of food and water to stray animals roaming around hungry on streets due to the lockdown in Bhubaneswar. Three vehicles have been used for distribution of food and water in three zones of the BMC. Each vehicle, which started from the sub-divisional veterinary officer (SDVO), […]

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Odisha cops get one-day weekly off, 8-hr shift during lockdown

Cuttack:¬†For the first time, acknowledging arduous duties of police personnel on streets for enforcement of Coronavirus (Covid-19) regulations like lockdown enforced to check the spread of the virus, Odisha Police on Sunday decided to give them a day’s rest every week. Further, each police official will work in eight-hour shift. Director General of Police (DGP) […]

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Odisha CM requests PM Modi for seamless movement of goods during lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to ensure seamless movement of goods across States through inter-State borders during the 21-day lockdown enforced to check the spread of the spread of the new Coronavirus aka (COVID-19.) The Chief Minister said the movement of goods may be permitted […]

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COVID-19 scare: Odisha orders closure of Aahaar Centres till March 29

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Tuesday ordered temporary closure of Aahaar Centres (Cheap meal outlets) except those operating near the hospitals till March 29 in view of the lockdown to contain the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a letter to all the Collectors-cum-President of District Aahaar Society and Municipal Commissioners of Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, Cuttack, Sambalpur and […]

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Odisha bans gathering of more than 7 people to contain spread of COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Friday imposed restriction on the congregation of more than seven people at any place other than inside homes to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID1-19). Similarly, instruction has also been issued to close all stand-alone restaurants, bars, coffee shops, canteens, eateries of all kind where a large number of […]

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