1,196 new positive cases in BBSR

1,196 new positive cases in BBSR

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In an upsurge of the Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, as many as 1,196 tested positive in the last 24 hours.Of the new cases, an alarming number of 1,002 cases were local contacts and 194 were from quarantine. The local contacts included 61 cases from Nayapalli, 57 from Old Town,...

Another drive-in vaccination centre in BBSR

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday decided to open another drive-in Covid vaccination centre in the city at the DN Regalia Mall for second dose of the jab for 45+ age group. As per the decision, persons aged above 45 years, who have taken the first dose at a Government...

ITI Brahmapur develops revolving car

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

On the occasion of the National Technology Day on May 11, students and staffs of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Brahmapur, have developed an innovative engineer-designed project, that is, a revolving car which rotates at an RPM of one per minute. This revolving car is driven by a 2-HP, 3-phase...

No public darshan of Puri Chandan Yatra

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | PURI

The 21-day annual Chandan Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri will be held at the Narendra Pokhari from May 15 with strict adherence to all Covid-19 protocols. The general public will not be allowed to witness the ‘Chapa Khela’ ritual of the Lord. Informing this, Puri district Collector Samarth Verma on...

10,270-MT oxygen sent from State so far

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | CUTTACK

A total of 559 tankers and containers carrying 10,270.298 MT medical oxygen have been dispatched under the escort of Odisha police  so far from Rourkela and Jajpur, Dhenkanal and Angul districts of Odisha to 11 deficit States in the country. More were leaving on Tuesday. During last 19 days, as many...

Dental surgeons seek jobs to fight Covid

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Odisha Dental Doctors’ Association has written to the State Government offering their services in the time of Covid crisis in return of minimum wage provided to skilled labourers. The association has submitted a list of 50 of its members, who are in bare need of employment. In its letter to...

5-day shutdown in Pallahara from today

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | PALLAHARA

While lockdown is in force in Pallahara since May 5, the sub divisional administration has imposed shutdown for five days from May 12 to 16 because of the rapidly rising Covid positive cases. The markets of Pallahara town and Khamar will be closed during thedays and in addition to the lockdown...

Sarvodaya leader Rabi Dash passes away

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | CUTTACK

n : Several organisations mourned the death of veteran Sarvodaya leader Rabi Dash, who died due to heart attack in a private nursing home here on Tuesday at the age of 82. Maoist leader-turned Gandhian Dash, who hailed from Tarpur in Jagatasinghput district, had spent most of time working with tribals...

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