Team Egypt Arrive To Complete The Lineup At Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:  Team Egypt arrived on Monday for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, becoming the 16th and last team to reach the Odisha capital for the big event. Grouped in Pool D, along with teams such as Argentina, Germany, and Pakistan, Egypt have a tough battle in store for them in the group stage. “We are looking to become a better, stronger team at the World Cup. The players will be moving to the senior team after this tournament, so our aim is to improve ourselves,” asserted…

Bargarh DSWO Programme Officer In Vigilance Net

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids on the houses and property associated with Programme Officer of Bargarh District Social Welfare Office (DSWO), Chandra Sahu, on allegation of possessing disproportionate assets. Two teams led by one DSP, three Inspectors, and other staff are conducting searches at her office in Bargarh, and house in Barpali on the strength of Search Warrants issued by the Court of Special Judge Vigilance, Sambalpur. One double-storeyed building at Barpali, two plots, two four-wheelers, one two-wheeler and Rs 3,54,420 cash have been unearthed so far. The…

22 Students Of VIMSAR Burla Test Covid Positive

Sambalpur: As many as 22 first-year MBBS students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur district have tested positive for Covid-19. Reportedly, the students had developed symptoms of Covid-19 post the annual function UTKARASH-2021 at VIMSAR. They underwent Antigen test at the hospital on Monday and the reports came out positive. All the Covid-19 positive students have been kept under isolation and their health condition is being constantly monitored. The contact tracing of all the 22 students is underway.

70 Among 212 New Covid Cases In Odisha Below 18 Years

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Tuesday reported 212 new positive cases of Covid-19, out of which 70 are between the age of 0-18 years. With a total of 48,143 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the test positivity rate (TPR) stands at 0.44%. Among the new cases, 123 are in quarantine and 89 are local contacts. With this, the total number of positive cases in Odisha now stands at 10,47,386 with 2,191 active cases. District-wise details of the new cases are as under. 1. Balasore: 3 2. Bhadrak: 1 3. Boudh: 1…

India Reports 7,579 New Covid Cases, Lowest In 543 Days

Bhubaneswar: India in the last 24 hours has reported 7,579 new cases of Covid-19, the lowest in the last 543 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday. As per the data released by the Union Health Ministry, 12,202 more persons recovered from the disease while 236 succumbed to it in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries in the country has reached 3,39,46,749 and the death toll has reached 4,66,147. The active caseload stands at 1,13,584, the lowest in the last 536 days.

Heavy Rains, Lightning & Thunderstorm Lash Capital City On Monday

Bhubaneswar: The Capital City witnessed heavy rains accompanied by lightning on Monday evening. While the downpour lasted for around 30 minutes, several lanes and by-lanes witnessed minor water logging issues leading to instances of traffic congestion in some parts of the city. The situation was grim in North Bhubaneswar where the intenstiy of lightning was severe. The downpour on Patia – Nandankanan road was also accompanied thunderstorm posing a risk to movement of commuters. However, no untoward incident was reported, till last information came. The situation in South Bhubaneswar, on the…