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Odisha's COVID-19 death toll rise to 27
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) The death toll due to COVID-19 in Odisha has increased to 27 as two more patients succumbed to the deadly virus, informed the health department on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Gang-rape accused police official arrested in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested the dismissed Inspector incharge of Biramitrapur police station in Sundargarh district for his alleged involvement in the gang rape of a minor girl and forced termination of her pregnancy.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SL: Odisha FC signs goalkeeper Ravi Kumar for two years
Bhubaneswar, June 29 (IANS) Odisha FC on Monday announced the signing of goalkeeper Ravi Kumar ahead of the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL).
2020-06-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Odisha's COVID-19 death toll rises to 21
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) Odisha has reported three more deaths due to COVID-19, taking the toll in the state to 21, said the health department on Sunday.
2020-06-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Cadets resume outdoor training at Naval Tata Hockey Academy in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) After Kalinga Stadium opened its gates for elite athletes to train for the Olympics, the cadets from the Hockey High performance Centre, the Naval Tata Hockey Academy Odisha, resumed outdoor training at the stadium following the Standard Operating Procedures as laid down by the state and COVID-19 international guidelines for players laid down by National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
2020-06-27
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Odisha to impose curfew in Puri for Bahuda Yatra
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) For smooth conduct of the Bahuda Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings without participation of devotees, the Odisha government has decided to impose curfew in the Puri district from 10 p.m. on June 30 to 10 p.m. on July 2, according to an official, here on Saturday.
2020-06-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
Cadets resume outdoor training at Nava Tata Hockey Academy in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) After Kalinga Stadium opened its gates for elite athletes to train for the Olympics, the cadets from the Hockey High performance Centre, the Nava Tata Hockey Academy Odisha, resumed outdoor training at the stadium following the Standard Operating Procedures as laid down by the state and COVID-19 international guidelines for players laid down by National Centre for Disease control (NCDC).
2020-06-27
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
COVID-19 death toll rises to 18 in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) The COVID-19 death toll in Odisha increased to 18 with the death of a 68-year-old male of Ganjam district, informed the health department on Saturday.
2020-06-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
NALCO declares Rs 138.23 crore profit in FY19-20
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has posted a net profit of Rs 138.23 crore in FY19-20, said a statement on Friday.
2020-06-26
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
ISL: Odisha FC rope in Gerry Peyton as assistant coach
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Odisha FC on Friday announced the signing of Gerry Peyton as assistant coach of the team ahead of the seventh edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).
2020-06-26
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Opposition protests over Covid mismanagement in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) As many as 12 opposition parties in Odisha on Friday staged a protest at Master Canteen Square in Bhubaneswar targeting the Odisha government and the Centre over mishandling of COVID-19 and rising fuel prices.
2020-06-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Covid-19: Odisha town to remain shut down for 4 days
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) In view of its rising Covid-19 cases, Berhampur Municipal Corporation in Odisha's Ganjam district will remain shut down for four days starting from June 27, District Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange announced on Thursday.
2020-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha govt to develop disaster resilient power infra
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to develop disaster resilient power infrastructure in the cyclone-prone coastal districts of the state with an investment of Rs 19,000 crore, said an official on Thursday.
2020-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PADC to support polymer industry inaugurated in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) The Product Application and Development Centre (PADC) set up by the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) to support the development of polymer industry was inaugurated in Odisha's Paradip on Thursday.
2020-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Hospital sealed for violating Covid-19 norms in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) sealed a private hospital, here on Wednesday, for violating Covid-19 guidelines. As on June 23, 27 positive cases have been detected from this hospital.
2020-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
ISL: Odisha FC rope in Isak Vanlalruatfela, Paul Ramfangzauva
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) Odisha FC on Wednesday announced the signings of Indian youngsters Isak Vanlalruatfela and Paul Ramfangzauva ahead of the seventh edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).
2020-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Don't visit Puri, darshan of deities not allowed: Odisha DGP
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) The Odisha Police on Wednesday appealed to people not to visit the pilgrimage town of Puri as 'darshan' of the deities was still not allowed.
2020-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Rath Yatra: Chariots roll on Puri grand road without devotees
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) Three majestic wooden chariots carrying Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra rolled on the grand road of Puri as the annual Rath Yatra was held, for the first time ever, in the absence of devotees on Tuesday.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National
Adani Power signs agreement with AES for OPGC stake
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) Adani Power Ltd (APL) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 49 per cent stake in the Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) from the affiliates of US-based global energy company, the AES Corporation (AES), a statement said on Tuesday.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Faf advised me to always be 'on the front foot' to succeed in India: Baxter
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) Former South Africa cricket skipper Faf du Plessis has advised Odisha FC head coach Stuart Baxter to be on the 'front foot' all the time as the latter aims for a playoffs finish in his first season in the Indian Super League.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
COVID-19 death toll rises to 17 in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) Odisha's COVID-19 death toll increased to 17 with two more deaths reported on Tuesday, the health department said.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Puri Jagannath Temple servitor tests Covid positive as Rath Yatra gets underway
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) A servitor of Puri Jagannath Temple has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, informed Puri District Collector Balwant Singh on Tuesday. The news came amid a curtailed Rath Yatra underway in Puri after the Supreme Court gave in to Centre and Odisha's request, partially lifting its last weeks complete ban on the festival.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra begins at Puri
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) For the first time ever, the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings began in absence of devotees at Odisha's Puri on Tuesday.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
Complete shutdown in Puri ahead of Rath Yatra
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The Odisha government has imposed a complete shutdown in Puri district from 9 p.m. on Monday till 2 p.m. on Wednesday to hold the Rath Yatra without devotees by adhering to the COVID-19 guidelines.
2020-06-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion
Odisha govt gears up for Puri Rath Yatra on Tuesday
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) After the Supreme Court gave its green signal with riders, the Odisha administration, here on Monday, geared up for the smooth conduct of the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings in Puri.
2020-06-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Will take favourable action on Rath Yatra: Odisha govt
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Sunday said it will take favourable action as legally permissible when the writ petition on holding of Puri Rath Yatra is taken up for hearing before the Supreme Court.
2020-06-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Well-orchestrated plan to stall Rath Yatra: Puri Shankaracharya
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Sunday alleged that there was a "well-orchestrated plan" to stall the Rath Yatra in Puri this year in view of COVID-19.
2020-06-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
COVID-19 cases in Odisha cross 5000-mark, death toll reaches 14
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Odisha crossed 5000-mark and rose to 5,160 after 304 more people tested positive for the disease in the last 24 hours, said the health department on Sunday.
2020-06-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Yoga a divine gift of Bharat: Odisha Guv
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Sunday said Yoga is a divine gift of Bharat to the human civilization.
2020-06-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Approach SC for modified order on Rath Yatra: Gajapati to Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Puri Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb on Saturday requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take appropriate steps to approach the Supreme Court for a partial modification in its order so to permit Ratha Yatra only in Puri city, the 'moola-peetha' of Lord Jagannath.
2020-06-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
MCL plans to invest Rs 60,000 crore in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Mahanadi Coalfields (MCL) planned to invest Rs 60,000 crore in Odisha, with Rs 31,000 crore to be spent on mining and social infrastructure development by 2023-24, the subsidiary of Coal India said in a statement, here on Saturday.
2020-06-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Record 237 single-day corona recoveries in Odisha (Ld)
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Odisha on Saturday reported a record recovery of 237 coronavirus patients in a single day, taking the total number of such patients to 3,534 in the state, the Health Department said.
2020-06-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Record 237 single-day corona recoveries in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Odisha on Saturday reported a record recovery of 237 coronavirus patients in a single day, taking the total number of such patients to 3,534 in the state, the Health Department said.
2020-06-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Minor girl, fan of actor Sushant, commits suicide in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Odisha's Cuttack, unable to bear the news of untimely death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, said police on Friday.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Plea in SC to allow Rath Yatra in Odisha's Puri only
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court no to the Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra, a petition was filed in the apex court on Friday to partial modification to the order to allow the religious event in Puri only amid a complete shutdown in the pilgrim town.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Odisha: Migrant woman delivers baby onboard Shramik Special train
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) A pregnant migrant woman, who was travelling on Shramik Special train, delivered a baby after reaching a railway station in Odisha's Balangir district, informed East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday.
2020-06-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Rath Yatra: Odisha cabinet decides to abide by SC directive
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet on Thrusday decided to abide by the order of the Supreme Court, which has stayed holding of annual Rath Yatra this year in view of Covid-19.
2020-06-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion
Odisha govt faces flak over cancellation of Rath Yatra
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's stay on the annual Rath Yatra this year in view of COVID-19, the Odisha government on Thursday faced flak from various quarters for not making enough efforts to convince the court to hold the annual festival of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.
2020-06-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Pradhan seeks restoration of 500-year-old temple in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Union Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel for restoration and relocation of a submerged 500-year-old temple, which has re-emerged out of Mahanadi river in Odisha's Nayagarh district.
2020-06-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion
Odisha: Man spends 7 days in toilet as 'home quarantine'
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) A 28-year-old returnee from Tamil Nadu has been forced to quarantine himself for seven days inside a toilet as his request for extension of stay in institutional quarantine was turned down in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district.
2020-06-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Naveen urges restrictions on train, air travel to Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to continue restrictions on train and air travel to Odisha to fight the COVID-19 situation.
2020-06-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Odisha CM announces Rs 25 lakh each for kin of martyred jawans
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh each from Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) to the next of the kin of the two Odia jawans, who were killed during a clash with Chinese soldiers in Ladakh.
2020-06-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Two Odisha jawans martyred in India-China clash
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended in two non-descript tribal villages in Odisha following the deaths of two jawans, who were killed in a clash with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh.
2020-06-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Defence/Security
Odisha's BJP MLA Madan Mohan Dutta passes away
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Balasore Sadar MLA Madan Mohan Dutta died of a heart attack at a private hospital here on Wednesday, family sources said. He was 62.
2020-06-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
CBI traces Rs 37.90 lakh in Odisha PNB scam
Bhubaneswar, June 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), here on Tuesday, claimed to have traced Rs 37.90 lakh from the locker of Kaushik Mohanty, a former director of Global Trading Solutions, allegedly involved in a Rs 32 crore bank loan fraud.
2020-06-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man beheads aunt on suspicion of witchcraft in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested for beheading a woman on suspicion of practising witchcraft in Odishas Mayurbhanj district, said police on Monday.
2020-06-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Door-to-door survey to identify Covid-19 cases in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) With the rise in Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government has decided to conduct door-to-door surveillance from June 16 to identify persons with coronavirus symptoms, according to an official, here on Monday.
2020-06-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
70-yr-old woman drags mother on cot to bank
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 70-year-old elderly woman had to drag her 100-year-old bedridden mother on a cot to the nearby bank to withdraw pension money of Rs 1,500.
2020-06-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society
Over 5.43 lakh migrants return to Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 14 (IANS) Over 5.43 lakh migrants have returned to Odisha so far amid the COVID-19 pandemic, said an official on Sunday.
2020-06-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Coronavirus:Odisha district imposes lockdown till June 30
Bhubaneswar, June 14 (IANS) The Ganjam district in Odisha has been placed under complete lockdown till June 30 to curb the community transmission of coronavirus, said district collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday.
2020-06-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine