Coronavirus Update | may 6 |Odisha’s Daily Covid-19 Tally Crosses 10,000-Mark Again, 17 Deaths In Last 24 Hrs | News | 2021 |Odishaportal |

Coronavirus Update | may 6 |Odisha’s Daily Covid-19 Tally Crosses 10,000-Mark Again, 17 Deaths In Last 24 Hrs | News | 2021 |Odishaportal |

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 daily cases once again have crossed the 10,000-mark in Odisha with detection of 10,521 new infections in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative tally to 5,001,62.

Similarly, 17 patients succumbed to the disease during the period. Of the 17 fatalities, Khordha reported maximum four deaths out of which three from Bhubaneswar city while Balasore and Malkangiri witnessed two casualties each.

Similarly, one patient succumbed to the deadly virus each at Boudh, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar and Kalahandi districts.

Of the new cases, as many as 5945 have been detected from quarantine centres while rests of the cases are local contacts.
As many as 6176 patients have recovered in last 24 hours pushing the total number of recoveries to 416403. Now, the State has 81,585 active cases.

With 1,477 fresh cases, Khordha continued to remain in the first position followed by Sundergarh which reported 1,186 cases. Cuttack with 963 new cases remained third in the row while Kalahandi stood next to it with 571 cases.

Similarly, Bargarh district witnessed a surge in the daily new cases at 543. Sambalpur, Nabarangpur which posted a figure below 500, reported 460 and 404 respectively. Districts which recorded below 400 daily infections are Angul (388), Jajpur (373), Puri (319). Bolangir and Jharsuguda saw 314 new cases each.

As many 304 new infections have been detected in Nuapada district in last 24 hours while the figure in Mayurbhanj and Boudh stood at 288 and 250 respectively.

Other districts registered below 300 marks are Nayagarh (224), Jagatsinghpur (217), Ganjam (196), Keonjhar (194), Koraput (182), Bhadrak (158), Rayagada (140) and Kendrapara (121).

As many as 113 new infections have been traced in Gajapati district while Sonepur added 112 new cases during the period.
Districts which remained in two digits in the number of daily cases are Balasore (97), Deogarh (88) and Dhenkanal (88), Malkangiri (83), Kandhamal (72).

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Coronavirus | Odisha Report New cases 8,681 And 14 Deaths in 24 hour | 2021 | Covid-19 |

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 single-day count in Odisha breached 8000-mark for the second time in three days when 8,681 people tested positive for Coronavirus infection and 14 patients succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, informed a data released by the State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department on Friday.

It may be noted that the State had reported 8,386 on April 28 and 6,998 cases on April 29, respectively. Today’s figure is the highest one-day surge since the break of the pandemic in the State.

With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 4,44,194‬ while the death toll stood at 2,043. Odisha currently has 61,698 cases, while 3,80,400 patients have recovered from the disease, added the H&FW Department.

Of the new cases reported from 30 districts, 4948 were detected from various quarantine centres, and the rest 3,733 were detected during contact tracing, said a data released by the State Information and Public Relations Department.

Three each deaths were registered in Koraput and Sundargarh, two each in Rayagada and Khordha, and one each in Sambapur, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Ganjam, informed the State H&FW Department.

Khordha district, of which state capital Bhubaneswar is a part, reported the maximum number of new cases at 1,408, followed by Sundergarh at 745, Cuttack at 570, Puri 514.

At least 19 other districts recorded more than 100 cases. Those are- Balangir (459), Bargarh (423), Angul (419), Jharsuguda (411), Sambalpur (410), Nabarangpur (368), Jajpur (321), Nuapada (304), Mayurbhanj (220), Ganjam (198), Kalahandi (195), Nayagarh (160), Balasore (155), Rayagada (151), Keonjhar (148) Gajapati (125), Koraput (113), Bhadrak (103) and Deogarh (102).

Other districts which reported less than 100 cases are- Sonepur (98), Kendrapada (85), Boudh (57), Kandhamal (54), Malkangiri (34), Dhenkanal (33) and Jagatsinghpur (21).

As many as 1,00,86,656 samples were tested in the state so far, including 45,452on Thursday. The coastal state’s positivity rate stands at 4.4 per cent.

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Odisha report | Local news | 2021 | Odisha: 2 Cops Suspended, Another Shunted For Bid To Dupe Bizman Of Rs 1 Crore

Bhubaneswar: A havildar and a constable arrested for their alleged involvement in duping bid of a businessman have been suspended from service by the State Home Department.

Another sub-inspector who is under the scanner in connection with the case has been shifted to the reserve from the special squad.

An additional DCP has been entrusted with the investigation, informed Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Umashankar Dash.

The fraudulent gang was arrested yesterday and close to Rs 1 crore cash was seized from their possession. It was alleged that the accused were trying to dupe a businessman by promising to return Rs 1.5 crore in lieu of Rs 1 crore.

All the accused have been interrogated. Their involvement was ascertained following CCTV camera examination and cross verification. Eventually, they have been arrested,” the DCP said.

“The case is under investigation. As the constables were unauthorisedly present with the accused persons, there are chances of their involvement in the case. Therefore, we have kept them away from their regular duty. An additional DCP is also examining the case from all angles,” he added.

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Today News | April 25 | Job Alert! Apply For Various Manager Posts In OMC

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Mining Corporation Limited (OMC) is inviting applications from dynamic and competent professionals in different disciplines.

The corporation will engage a total of 15 managers in pay scale between Rs 78,800 to Rs 2, 09,200 and Rs 67,700 to Rs 2, 08,700. For the posts of Deputy General Manager (Mining) and Deputy General Manager (Legal), the pay scale is Rs 78,800 to Rs 2, 09,200 while Sr. Manager (Mining), Manager Forest & Environment), Dy. Manager (Personnel), Dy. Manager (Finance), Medical Officer -III will draw salary of Rs 67,700 to Rs 2,08,700.

Interested eligible candidates are advised to download the application format from OMC website http://omcltd.in and submit the same duly filled in and signed along with attested copies of certificates/mark sheets/testimonials, experience certificate in support of their eligibility by speed post/courier in a cover superscribed “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF” so as to reach the General Manager (P&A), Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd., OMC House, Bhubaneswar-751001.

May 15, 2021 is the last date of receiving the application. Applications received after the last date due to delay in postal/courier or any other reason shall not be entertained and will be rejected.

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For the post of Dy. General Manager (Mining), the essential qualification is BE/B. Tech in Mining Engineering with 1st Class MMCC. Besides, the candidate must have at least 12 years of post-degree experience out of which 4 years must be in the area of Sales & Marketing of major minerals like Iron Ore, Chrome Ore, Bauxite Ore & Manganese Ore. Similarly, 8 years of post-degree experience out of which 2 years in the area of Sales & Marketing of major minerals like Iron Ore, Chrome Ore, Bauxite Ore & Manganese Ore is needed for the post of Sr. Manager along with BE/B. Tech in Mining Engineering with 1st Class MMCC.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from recognized University and 18 years of experience is required for the post of Dy. General Manager (Legal).

Selection Methodology

Eligible candidates will be short-listed in the following manner:

Total marks 100(Base Career-50, Higher Education -10, Experience -10, Personal Interview-30)

02 (two) marks shall be given for every additional relevant higher qualification subject to a maximum of 10 (ten) marks.

02 (two) marks shall be given for every year of additional relevant experience over & above the required experience subject to a maximum of 10 (ten) marks.

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Today News | April 25 | Odisha: Minor Boy Charred To Death As House Catches Fire In Sonepur

Sonepur: In a tragic incident, a nine-year-old minor boy was charred to death after house caught fire at Sankara village in the district in the wee hours of Sunday

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According to sources, the fire broke out due to gas leak and it soon engulfed the house when the boy was asleep.

The boy sustained critical burn injuries in the mishap and rushed to hospital. He succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment, sources said.

Minor Boy Charred To Death As House Catches Fire In Sonepur

On being informed about the mishap, Fire department officials rushed to the spot and doused the flame.

In a separate fire mishap, as many as eight cattle charred to death after a fire broke out at a shed at Karuna village in Kakatpur of Puri district late last night. The blaze was doused by the villagers.

Minor Boy Charred To Death As House Catches Fire - Pragativadi

Though the exact reason behind the fire is unknown, a short circuit is believed to be the reason behind the mishap.

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Today News | odisha weather | Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts From Monday, IMD Issues Yellow Warning

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Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha will experience thunderstorm and lightning activities from Monday (April 26), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

Moderate rainfall and thunderstorm activities will ALSO continue in several parts of the State in the next 48 hours.

As per the latest IMD bulletin, the maximum temperature (day temperature) is very likely to gradually rise by 2-3 degree Celsius at many places over several districts of Odisha in the next 2-3 days and no large changes will occur thereafter.

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Day 1 (valid from 1330 hrs IST of 24.04.2021 up to 0830 hrs IST of 25.04.2021)

Light rain or thunderstorm likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Gajapati, Nabarangpur and Mayurbhanj.

Day 2 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 25.04.2021 up to 0830 hrs IST of 26.04.2021)

Light rain or thunderstorm likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Rayagada and Koraput.

Day 3 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 26.04.2021 up to 0830 hrs IST of 27.04.2021)

Moderate rain or thundershower is likely to lash districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati and Mayurbhanj.

Yellow Warning (To be updated): Thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two placesover the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput and Gajapati.

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Day 4 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 27.04.2021 up to 0830 hrs IST of 28.04.2021)

Moderate rain or thundershower alert issued for the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Boudh, Angul, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

Yellow Warning (To be updated): Thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

Day 5 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 28.04.2021 up to 0830 hrs IST of 29.04.2021)

Moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Boudh, Angul, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Koraput, Nabarangpur and Malkangiri.

Yellow Warning (To be updated): Thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Boudh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Balasore.

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Today odisha News | April 24 |Covid Norms Thrown To Wind: Matric Students Seen Appearing Test At Mayurbhanj School!

Baripada: Despite Odisha government announcing cancellation of annual Matric board examinations and shutting down classroom teaching due to the prevailing second wave of Covid pandemic situation, some students were seen sitting in the examination at a school in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday.

Govt Norms Thrown To Wind: Matric Students Seen Appearing Test At Mayurbhanj School!

According to reports, the headmaster of Sri Chaitanyadev government high school at Paika Sahi under Rasgovindpur block in the district called all the standard 10 students to the class and conducted some practice tests, which were supposed to be completed in January.

Students appeared the test for different papers including mathematics, science, English, reports said

According to sources, the District Education Officer (DEO) had recently issued a notification to the headmaster of all high schools in the district to submit detailed reports of the practice tests of the class-10 students by Monday.

All the schools had already finished the practice tests in January-February while the Sri Chaitanyadev School had reportedly not completed the task. The district authorities’ order is said to have forced the headmaster to conduct the tests in a hasty manner.

Meanwhile, the headmaster too has admitted his mistake even as the district authorities has declined to comment on the matter.

Odisha government had on Wednesday announced cancellation of the annual Class 10 board exam due to rising covid-19 cases in the State. The results will be published based on an objective criterion to be developed by the Board of Secondary Education.

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Today Covid-19 news | April23 | 2021 | Railway Steps Up Vigil At Bhubaneswar Station For West Bengal Returnees| News.

Bhubaneswar: The Director of Bhubaneswar Railway Station, Chittaranjan Nayak on Friday said that special arrangements have been made at the station to track people returning from the neighbouring West Bengal.

Railway Steps Up Vigil At Bhubaneswar Station For West Bengal Returnees

“We are working along with the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the tracking and registration of the passengers here. Exist from Platform No. 6 of the railway station has been stopped while arrangements for both entry and exist have been made at Platform No. 1,” Nayak said.

He further said the officials of the BMC and CRPF jawans have been deployed at the PF No. 1 of the railway station to ensure that no West Bengal returnees can escape to avoid the mandatory quarantine norms of the State government.

Odisha Mandates 7-day Home Isolation for Returnees from 12 States

A total of 30 trains from West Bengal are running through Odisha of which nine trains are to Bhubaneswar with a daily movement of around 5000-7000 passengers, he informed.

The Odisha government has made 14-day mandatory institutional or paid quarantine for people coming to Odisha from West Bengal by road or air. The move came after Triple Mutant variant of COVID-19 was reportedly among people in West Bengal.

Those who have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine or have RTPCR negative report will be allowed home quarantine for 14 days, informed Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra on Thursday.

“Any person who has been successfully vaccinated (two doses) and produces certificate to the effect or tested Negative (-ve) in RT-PCR test (report to be produced) within 48 hours of entering Odisha, may be allowed home quarantine for 14 days. However, in case of non-compliance of the Covid protocols and Home quarantine guidelines issued by union health ministry and Odisha health department, such persons shall be quarantined in institutional facility for fourteen (14) days,” an official statement from the State Special Relief Commissioner.

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Elephant Attack Kills 4 In Odisha | today news | odisha news| 2021

Bargarh: As many as four persons were trampled to death by wild tuskers in different areas of the State on Wednesday.

According to reports, three persons including an elderly man were killed by marauding jumbos while attending call of nature at Umarad village under Gaisilet Block in Bargarh district in the wee hours today.

The deceased have been identified as Mal Seth (50), Biranchi Kumbhar (60) and Natha Pali (70).

Tension gripped the area following the incident. The police and forest officials rushed to the spot after they were informed about the incident by villagers. Police have registered a case and launched further investigation.

In another similar incident, a farmer fell prey to a pachyderm at Darlipali village under Loisingha police station in Bolangir district. The deceased has been identified as Biranchi Sahu.

According to reports, Sahu went to the agriculture field in the morning. Noticing, a group of pachyderms reportedly attacked and trampled him to death.

Local villagers who are in a state of panic have demanded monetary compensation for the hapless family. However till the latest reports came in, forest personnel and police officials had not reached the place.

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It may be noted that wild elephants frequently go on a rampage in the villages in these districts damaging crops and attacking villagers.