ECoR extends services trains till August 12

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday announced to extend the services of Bhubaneswar-Rourkela-Bhubaneswar and two pairs of intra-State special trains till August 12. As per an ECoR statement, it has been decided to extend the service of (02861/02862) Rourkela-Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Special Train till August 12. This train will leave from Rourkela at 5.10 am […]

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Cyber Cell opened at ECoR headquarters

Bhubaneswar: With a view to collect digital evidence and use cyber investigative techniques, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhushan on Thursday inaugurated RPF Cyber Cell at the ECoR headquarters. Bhushan said that the cyber cell will certainly help in better detection and prosecution of increasing white collar crimes that involve hi-tech technologies and […]

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ECoR installs bio-toilets in all trains

Bhubaneswar: The East coast Railway on Wednesday claimed that it has successfully completed the 100% installation of bio-toilets in trains. These bio-toilets convert the human waste into water and bio-gases with the help of bacteria. This mechanism of bio-toilets is very helpful in sustainable management of solid waste. According an ECoR statement, the inventory of […]

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Odisha CM launches Plasma Bank at Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaikon Tuesday inaugurated second Plasma Bank at Capital Hospital here. After encouraging results of this treatment method in the initial phases, plasma banks will start functioning at IGH in Rourkela, VIMSAR in Burla & MKCG Medical and Hospital, Berhampur to treat serious Covid patients. The first plasma bank is functioning at […]

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BMC conducts antigen test of 207 persons, nine found Covid positive

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday conducted rapid antigen tests of as many as 207 people, including many frontline workers such as essential services staff, health workers, police and others in the Capital City of Odisha. Out of it, nine cases tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Civic Body organized an antigen camp […]

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Covaxin human trial begins at Sum Hospital in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The vaccination process of human trial of the much-awaited Covaxin vaccine against Coronavirus began at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here on Monday. Covaxin, the vaccine being developed by Bharat Biotech, was administered to several persons who had volunteered to be part of the trial, said Dr E Venkat Rao, Principal […]

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ECoR announces cancellation, partial cancellation & stoppages of trains due to lockdown in West Bengal

Bhubaneswar: Train services have been affected due to the complete lockdown in West Bengal. The neighbouring State is observing complete lockdown on July 25 and 29 to break the COVID-19 chain.   According to an East Coast Railway (ECoR) statement, Sealdah (Kolkata)-Bhubaneswar-Sealdah Duronto Special 02201/02202) from Sealdah and Bhubaneswar will remain cancelled on July 27 […]

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850 more beds for COVID care in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in its war against the COVID-19 pandemic situation has taken steps to increase the bed strength for better and efficient treatment of the patients across the State Capital. There will be 850 more beds including 31 ICU beds. While the High-Tech Medical and Hospital in the collaboration with BMC […]

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Now ‘Rangabati’ is a village in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Recognising the popularity of the famous folk song ‘Rangabati’, the Odisha Government on Wednesday renamed ‘Bilung’ village in the district of Sambalpur as ‘Rangabati Bilung.’ Bilung village is the native place of Mitrabhanu Gauntia, lyricist of the famous ‘Rangabati’ song, has been renamed as Rangabati Bilung. His contribution to the cultural heritage of Odisha is […]

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