World's largest Covid vaccination drive begins

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first phase of the pan-India rollout of world's largest Covid-19 vaccination drive on Saturday at 10:30 am via video conferencing. ... Read More

Prez donates Rs 5L for Ram temple

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The fund collection drive for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya kicked off on Friday with President Ram Nath Kovind donating Rs 5 lakh. The President made the contributi... Read More

State reports t.wo more Covid deaths.

BHUBANESWAR, Jan. 16 -- .The Covid-19 toll inched towards the 1,900-mark in the State as two more patients succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours while undergoing treatment at Covid hospitals. Th... Read More

4 fresh +ve cases in BBSR

BHUBANESWAR, Jan. 16 -- State capital Bhubaneswar on Friday reported four new Covid-19 positive cases on the day, increasing the city's total tally to 31,780, including 200 active cases. Of the new ca... Read More

Man gets lifer for killing 5-yr-old son

ROURKELA, Jan. 16 -- The Court of Additional District Judge-I here on Friday sentenced a person to life imprisonment for killing his five-year-old son in 2019. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 5,00... Read More

Covid vaccination in State today'

BHUBANESWAR, Jan. 16 -- As per the Centre's guidelines for the vaccination drive starting on Saturday, people aged below 18 years, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers would not be permitted to ta... Read More

HC yet to receive Govt request to monitor SIT

CUTTACK, Jan. 16 -- It is now official that no sitting judge of the Orissa High Court is monitoring the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is probing into the sensational Pari rape and murder cas... Read More

Won't relent until farm laws are repealed: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi led the party's countrywide protests, billed Kisan Adhikar Divas in support of the agitating farmers and said the grand old part... Read More

Construction work of new Parl building starts

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The construction work of the new Parliament building started on Friday, a day after 'Makar Sankranti', considered auspicious. "Excavation work has started at the site where a su... Read More

Covid vaccines only for those above 18, says Health Ministry

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Contrary to the approval given by the country's top drug regulator which said that Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's Covaxin could be administered to those above 12 years of age, ... Read More