COVID19: BMC trains peer leaders for community awareness

Bhubaneswar: In order to involve peer leaders of Socially Smart Project of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) as Covid Sachetak, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) organised a two-day training programme at Saheed Nagar Kalyan Mandap here. The training was provided by officials of BMC and doctors. These peer leaders will form a part of Covid Sachetak […]

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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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Bhubaneswar sees one more Covid-19 recovery, total cured patients 62 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: One more person has recovered from Coronavirus infection in Bhubaneswar on Thursday, taking the number of people cured in the State capital to 32. With the fresh recovery, the State’s total recovery count rises to 62 persons. “One more Covid patient from Bhubaneswar has recovered and tested negative for COVID19. The recovered cases of […]

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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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Quarantine violators to face action in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Sunday warned tough action against the indisciplined returnees violating quarantine norms amid the Coronavirus outbreak. “The returnees, who are creating nuisance and escaping from quarantine centres, will be shifted to quarantine centres located in non-home districts. Their quarantine period will be extended and they will be arrested,” said Chief Secretary […]

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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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Odisha Govt requests media persons not to visit migrants’ arrival point, quarantine centres

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Monday requested media persons not to visit the point of arrivals – railway stations and checkpoints – of migrant workers and the quarantine or isolation centres. “In view of the permission of the Government of India, allowing migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons to return to home States, […]

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Depleting liquor stocks: Odisha Govt urged to reopen bottling plants, breweries & distilleries

Bhubaneswar: Excise Commissioner Anjan Kumar Manik has sought permission from the State Government to reopen bottling plants, breweries and distilleries ‘in advance to cater to the growing needs of liquor consumers’ soon after liquor shops are opened following the lifting of lockdown. In 2018-19 financial year, the Odisha Government has received excise Rs 500 crore […]

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Centre designates Jajpur, Bhadrak & Balasore as COVID-19 red zones

Bhubaneswar: The Central Government has designated three districts of Odisha – Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore – as red zones after the lockdown ends on May 3. Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan, in a letter to Chief Secretaries of all States and Union Territories, designated districts into Red, Orange and Green Zones. According to the letter, […]

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