Politicians' entry in Cooch Behar banned for 72 hr

New Delhi, April 11 -- The ECI on Saturday banned leaders of all political parties from entering Cooch Behar for the next 72 hours. The order will be implemented by the State Chief Secretary and Direc... Read More

Daily Covid cases cross 1.5L mark, and counting

New Delhi, April 11 -- For the first time on Saturday, India recorded more than 1.5 lakh Covid-19 cases as the pandemic marched unchecked across the country. While Maharashtra seemed to stabilise in t... Read More

Air bubble opens Lanka for tourists

New Delhi, April 11 -- India has formed an air bubble with Sri Lanka, opening yet another overseas tourist destination for those itching to travel after a year of being at home. The Ministry of Civil ... Read More

Stick to Covid behaviour or face campaign ban: EC

New Delhi, April 11 -- After polls in four of the five States are over, the Election Commission has woken up to the threat of coronavirus. Taking a serious view of laxity on part of some political lea... Read More

16 new positives in Brahmapur

BRAHMAPUR, April 11 -- At least 16 more corona positive cases have been identified in Brahmapur city. Among them, one is a male from Dharmanagar, one female from Gajapatinagar III Line, two males fro... Read More

Plainclothes cops to enforce Covid norms

BHUBANESWAR, April 11 -- A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the 14-day 'Mask Abhiyaan', the Commissionerate Police (CP) on Saturday formed special teams for strict enforcement of Covid... Read More

Migrants' return: 'State can tackle situation'

BHUBANESWAR, April 11 -- With migrants returning to the State amidst the Covid resurgence throughout the country, the Odisha Government on Saturday asserted that it is all prepared to tackle the situa... Read More

Pipili Cong candidate Covid +ve

PIPILI, April 11 -- With less than 10 days left for the by-election in the Pipili Assembly constituency in Puri district scheduled on April 17 and when the campaigning for it has reached feverish pitc... Read More

SCB Nursing College closed

CUTTACK, April 11 -- In view of the surge in Covid-19 cases across the State, the SCB College of Nursing in Cuttack was closed on Saturday until further orders.As per the order of Health and Family We... Read More

Punjab Govt to challenge HC decision

Chandigarh, April 11 -- Terming the probe into the Kotkapura firing case as totally fair, impartial and unbiased, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday said his Government will challe... Read More