Students with high temperature but not COVID positive will be allowed to take NEET exam: Odisha
Those students will be isolated and be provided seats in separate rooms. Maximum 12 students will be allotted a seat in a room keeping in view the physical distancing. Also, invigilators attending the students having symptoms of COVID-19 will wear PPEs while performing examination duty.
No shutdown in 7 cities where JEE & NEET examination will be held: Odisha govt
The notification lifting the shutdown in seven cities was issu...
Odisha: Heavy rains trigger flood-like situation in Malkangiri district
Heavy rains triggered flood-like situation in Odisha's Malkangiri dis...
Earthquake of 3.8 magnitude hits Odisha's Ganjam & Gajapati districts
"It's centre was located near to #Paribheta and #Tandiguda locations of Ganjam district, which is near to R Udaygiri area," the met office said on its official twitter post.
Odisha: Jajpur, Keonjhar districts badly affected due to heavy rains, IMD issues warning
Jajpur and Keonjhar districts has badly affected due to heavy downpour in Odisha region. Water level in Baitarani River following through Ke...
Odisha govt to provide free transportation, accommodation for NEET aspirants
"The state government has made arrangements for free transportation and lodging facilities for candidates and their guardians," NEET state nodal officer Polly Patnaik said. A total of 37,459 candidates will appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test in Odisha.
Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to trigger heavy rains in Odisha: MeT
Heavy rainfall may also occur at isolated places over Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Puri, Sundargarh and Deogarh districts till Tuesday.
NDRF, Odisha Fire Services Personnel to donate plasma for treatment of serious patients
As per the State's Health and Family Welfare Department, around 295 personnel including National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force.(ODRAF) and Fire Services were found positive for COVID-19.
Odisha: Jagannath Rath Yatra attendees flout social distancing norms in Puri
In the ending ceremony of Jagannath Rath Yatra attendees were seen flouting social distancing norms amid increasing number of coronavirus in...
Odisha: Historic Jagannath Rath Yatra begins amid curfew in Puri
The historic Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced on Tuesday in this pilgrim town without the usual sea of devotees and amid tight securit...
Make in Odisha 2020 still on track, says government
Odisha’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis has been a great advertisement of the Naveen Patnaik administration’s efficiency and proactive governance, Sharma said. In fact, the crisis has put Odisha in a much better position to attract investments during the third edition of the meet, scheduled for end-November, he added.
Centre asks West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Odisha to strengthen efforts to combat COVID-19
"In terms of testing the state should aim to achieve a minimum of 14 tests per one lakh (140 tests per million) per day, while ensuring a positivity rate of less than 10 per cent," the letter to the states read.
Southwest monsoon to intensify in western India; IMD issues a red alert in Mumbai
The southwest monsoon has been in a strong phase over the Konkan region throughout July. Mumbai surpassed its July rainfall quota halfway through the month, after covering the city two weeks earlier than its usual date. Orange alerts have also been issued for interior Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Kerala. The low-pressure area is also expected to bring heavy rain to Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh as well.
Odisha seeks clarification on Business Reforms rank, cites in-congruence in reform execution
The rankings released by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Monday ranked Odisha at 29 among 36 states and union territories which participated in the BRAP 2018-19. Andhra Pradesh retained its top position in ease of doing business ranking 2019, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Telangana.
Heavy to very heavy rains likely over western coast, central India from August 3-5: IMD
The IMD has also predicted widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy showers over Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on August 4 and 5.