Barricades in city restrict pvt vehicles movement

Barricades in city restrict pvt vehicles movement

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Commissionerate police have erected barricades across the State capital city to restrict movement of private vehicles during the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move came a day after many denizens of the city were on Monday seen commuting with their vehicles despite the restriction imposed on movement of...

‘Lockdowns reduce air pollution worldwide'

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Due to the lockdowns observed worldwide to control spread of coronavirus, air pollution level has declined, said reports. The World Health Organisation has declared coronavirus as a pandemic. One startling result is decline in green house gas emissions and air pollution due to worldwide efforts to control COVID-19. Factories have been closed...

Courts in lockdown Odisha districts to function for 1 hour

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | PTI | Bhubaneswar

The subordinate courts in The districts and towns that have been put under lockdown in Odisha will be functioning for an hour on all working days till March 31, as per a circular issued on Monday. The courts will be hearing extremely urgent matters such as bail, production and remand, from...

Brahmapur mosques closed

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

Muslim committees have cancelled Namaz recitation on coming Friday at all seven mosques located in Brahmapur city in view of novel coronavirus threat. All these mosques have remained locked now. All people belonging to the Muslim faith have been advised to recite Jumma Namaz at their respective homes.  BJD Minority Cell secretary...

Only vehicles with passes to ply in twin city

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Commissionerate police on Monday said a pass system would be implemented for persons providing emergency services in the twin city of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Only the vehicles of the people having passes would be allowed to ply on the city from Wednesday. Commissioner of Police Suidhansu Sarangi said a large number...

Migrant workers returning to Odisha may be at ‘potential risk’: Official

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | PTI | Bhubaneswar

The Odisha government on Monday said migrant Odia workers who have returned from coronavirus-hit states may be at "potential risk" and district collectors have been asked to keep them in home isolation. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena in a twitter post on Monday tagged a message of the health...

HC suspends listed case hearings

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | PNS | CUTTACK

In view of the lockdown, the Orissa High Court on Monday directed the subordinate courts to suspend hearings till March 31. Apart from suspending hearings, the HC also ordered closure of subordinate courts in the concerned areas. The cases listed in the HC on Monday were suspended and no further listing would...

ESMA against sanitation workers’ stir

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the State Government on Monday invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to prohibit strikes by sanitation workers. “Government of Odisha hereby prohibits strikes by any agency or group of persons dealing with sanitation work in ULBs (Urban Local Bodies) of the State and...

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