COVID-19: Odisha Govt allows operas & open air theatres with cap of 2,000 persons 

Bhubaneswar, November 20: With the improvement in COVID-19 situation in the State, the Odisha Government has allowed conduct of all kind of cultural events, including melodies, orchestra/jatra/opera, subject to a ceiling of 2,000 persons with strict adherence to COVID-19 norms. As per the order issued by the Special Relief Commissioner and Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) […]

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COVID afflicted girl undergoes emergent surgery at SUM Covid Hospital

Bhubaneswar, November 5: Pediatric surgeons at the SUM Covid Hospital here conducted an emergency surgery on a Covid-19 afflicted 11-year-old girl to save her life. The girl, who complained of severe pain in the abdomen, was taken to a hospital where she tested positive for Covid-19 and she was promptly shifted to the SUM Covid […]

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COVID-19: Over 1crore persons fully vaccinated in Odisha

Bhubaneawar, October 18: More than one crore people are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Odisha, State Health Department said on Monday. “Happy to share that #Odisha has achieved another milestone in #COVID19Vaccination with over one crore citizens fully vaccinated with two doses of #COVID19 vaccines,” tweeted the Health and Family Welfare Department. So far, […]

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Odisha Govt closes “Ashirbad” scheme launched for COVID orphans

Bhubaneswar, September 13: The Odisha Government on Monday closed the “Ashirbad” scheme launched in April this year to provide financial help to the children who lost their parents to COVID-19 in the State on a monthly basis. “It is observed that the COVID-19 has a declining trend in the State for quite some time. In […]

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Puri Jagannath Temple to remain open for devotees on Saturdays with 2-hour daily darshan timing extension

Puri, September 8: Devotees will now be allowed Darshan of sibling deities – Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra – at Shree Jagannath Temple here on Saturdays. Two hour extension on daily darshan timing till 9 PM has also been announced keeping in view the improvement in COVID-19 situation in the State. A decision to […]

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Odisha CM seeks 95% vaccine allocation for State at PM video meet 

Bhubaneswar, July 16: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sought 95 per cent vaccine allocation for the State. In a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other State Chief Ministers on Friday, Chief Minister Patnaik raised the issue of vaccination in the State. The Chief Minister said that Odisha has been performing very well […]

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Centre rushes teams to Odisha & 5 other States for COVID-19 control and containment measures

Bhubaneswar, July 2: The Central Government on Saturday deputed multi-disciplinary teams to Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Manipur in view of the increased number of COVID-19 cases being reported by these States. The team to Odisha will be led by Dr A Dan, Public Health Specialist AIIH & PH while for Manipur it […]

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Incoming calls at BMC’s 1929 24×7 Call Centre surpass 1 lakh mark in Bhubaneswar

More than 32K doctors’ consultation made so far by June 24 Bhubaneswar, June 25: Setting yet another milestone in serving the people of the Temple City and its outskirts, suffering from COVID-19 pandemic, the 1929 24×7 City Call Centre at the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre of the Smart City office, has received incoming calls of more […]

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Odisha CM lays stone for oxygen & PSA plants in 8 districts

Bhubaneawar, June 18: Further strengthening healthcare infrastructure, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday laid foundation stones for Liquid Medical Oxygen plants, PSA plants and other health infrastructures in Jharsuguda, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Subarnapur, Nayagarh, Sundargarh and Mayurbhanj districts in the State. “Odisha Government plans to set up 20 PSA plants with a production capacity of […]

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Four-stage RT-PCR test for servitors, cops & Jagannath Temple staff during Puri Rath Yatra

Puri, June 18: All the servitors involved in the ensuing annual Rath Yatra (car festival) of Lord Jagannath will undergo RT-PCR test in four stages. Similarly, police personnel and temple officials involved in the arrangements, will also to be tested. Decision to this effect was taken on Friday in a meeting held virtually under the […]

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