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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2,856 foreign returnees couldn’t be contacted in Odisha amid Coronavirus scare

Bhubaneswar: At least 2,856 persons, who returned from abroad in last two weeks, could not be contacted by District Surveillance teams in Odisha triggering a huge public crisis amid the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Health and Family Department has asked all district Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to immediately contact them and put them in home quarantine. […]

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COVID-19 scare: Odisha orders immediate stoppage of construction works

Bhubaneswar: Amid the novel Coronavirus outbreak, the Odisha Government on Tuesday ordered immediate stoppage of all construction works across the State except related to healthcare facilities and Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Health and Family Welfare Department issued an order under Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 banning the construction work to check spread of […]

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Covid-19 scare: Nandankanan Zoo closed for public till March 31

Bhubaneswar: Alarmed by novel coronavirus aka Covid-19 scare, the Nandankanan Zoological Park authorities has announced its decision to shut down the zoo for public with immediate effect till March 31. ‚ÄúNandankanan Zoo and State Botanical Garden is closed to public with effect from March 15, 2020 till March 31, 2020 as a precautionary measure against […]

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