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Odia Migrant Dies Of COVID-19 In Surat

Bhubaneswar, May 19 -- Surat/Bhubaneswar: A migrant worker from Odisha's Ganjam district infected with n-CoV succumbed on Monday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Surat, Gujarat. The deceas... Read More


Corona-Free Bhubaneswar Back On COVID Map, Cop Among Positives

Bhubaneswar, May 19 -- Bhubaneswar: Many denizens erupted in joy after capital city Bhubaneswar was declared COVID-free on Monday. The 'premature' celebrations, however, did not last long as just hour... Read More


COVID-19 Growth Rate Declining In Odisha! Signs Of New Wave In Kerala, MP, Rajasthan, Bihar

Bhubaneswar, May 17 -- Bhubaneswar: The growth of COVID-19 infection in India seems to be flattening, and has been more or less linear this week. While a faction of States ensured that there is a noti... Read More


Malls, Restaurants, Domestic Flights, Auto-Rickshaws To Start In Lockdown 4.0?

Bhubaneswar, May 17 -- Bhubaneswar: As the nation readies itself for the next edition of lockdown from Monday, State governments are looking for major relaxations to boost economic activities to put t... Read More


VAT on Petrol & Diesel Hiked In Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 17 -- Bhubaneswar: Petrol and diesel across the State will now cost more by Rs 3.11 per litre and Rs 1.03 per litre respectively as Odisha government has increased the Value Added Tax... Read More


Nirmala Sitharaman LIVE On Economic Package: Agriculture & Allied Activities In Focus

Bhubaneswar, May 15 -- Focus is on agriculture and allied activities in Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's third tranche today. Of the 11 measures, 8 relate to strengthening infrastructure, capacit... Read More


BDO Misbehaviour: OAS Officer Beats Up Man 'In A Fit Of Rage'

Bhubaneswar, May 15 -- Nayagarh: Yet again, a Block Development Officer (BDO) has courted controversy, this time allegedly by beating a man with a stick after the latter reportedly requested to clear ... Read More


Ganjam Unlikely To Witness Community Transmission, Says Collector Kulange

Bhubaneswar, May 12 -- Bhubaneswar: Even as COVID cases continue to explode in Ganjam, district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange today assured that steps are being taken to avoid community transmission.... Read More


First Direct Flight From Dubai To Land In Bhubaneswar With Stranded Odias On May 14

Bhubaneswar, May 12 -- Bhubaneswar: After the Centre gradually eased air travel restrictions imposed since March 24 to contain the spread of COVID-19, national carrier Air India and its subsidiary Air... Read More


Odisha Fights Corona: Migrants Defy Norms As Govt Looks The Other Way

Bhubaneswar, May 11 -- Bhubaneswar: As the day broke this morning, a sight that shocked many in Cuttack was that of around 15 passengers, reportedly migrants from COVID-red state Tamil Nadu, getting o... Read More