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28 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 33.8L with another record spike
On Thursday, India reported nearly 77,000 new coronavirus infections, marking a record single-day spike for the second consecutive day.
27 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 33L with record 75k+ new cases
On Wednesday, India saw a record single-day spike of over 75,000 new coronavirus infections. The total number of cases has now crossed 33 lakh while over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll past 60,000.
24 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 31.05 lakh with 61,000+ new cases
On Sunday, India reported over 61,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 31.05 lakh while the death toll rose to 57,711 with over 800 new fatalities on Sunday.
17 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 26.5 lakh; death toll crosses 51,000
On Sunday, India reported over 57,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 26.47 lakh. With over 960 more fatalities on Sunday, the death toll also crossed 51,000.
15 Aug 2020West Bengal
Flipkart is gearing up to deliver alcohol in India
After groceries, essentials, and travel bookings, e-commerce major Flipkart is looking to expand into the alcohol delivery category, Reuters has reported.
14 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000
India on Thursday reported roughly 64,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 24.6 lakh. Over 1,000 more fatalities also took the death toll past 48,000.
13 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 24 lakh after record single-day spike
India on Wednesday reported roughly 67,000 new coronavirus infections marking the biggest single-day spike so far. The nationwide total has reached 23.95 lakh while the death toll crossed 47,000 with over 900 more fatalities.
07 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 20.25 lakh after record single-day spike
India on Thursday reported a record single-day spike of over 60,000 new cases. The nationwide tally has reached 20.25 lakh while the death toll climbed to 41,648.
02 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases
India reported roughly 55,000 new coronavirus infections on Saturday. The nationwide tally reached 17.5 lakh while the death toll crossed 37,000.
24 Jul 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 12.8 lakh after another record spike
India on Thursday reported its biggest single-day spike of over 48,000 coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 12.8 lakh while the death toll crossed the 30,000-mark.
10 Jul 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 8L with over 25,000 new cases
India on Thursday reported over 25,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 7.94 lakh. The death toll also rose to 21,625 as nearly 500 fatalities were reported on Thursday.
08 Jul 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 7.43 lakh with 23,000 new cases
India on Tuesday reported over 23,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 7.43 lakh. Tuesday marked the sixth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. Over 470 more fatalities also took the death toll to 20,656.
22 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"
Hearing petitions against its earlier order, which stopped the famed Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, the Supreme Court on Monday empowered the Odisha government to take a call.
14 Jun 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.21 lakh after record spike
India on Saturday reported roughly 12,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record spike. The nationwide tally has now crossed 3.21 lakh while the death toll stands at 9,200.
07 Jun 2020India
Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country
On Saturday, India reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 2.46 lakh.
29 May 2020Kerala
Sonu Sood arranges chartered flight for 150 migrants
Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is leaving no stone unturned to reduce the plight of migrant workers, a section that has been most severely hit due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown restrictions.
23 May 2020Maharashtra
UP-bound Shramik train carrying migrants ends up in Odisha
A Shramik Special train ferrying passengers from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh landed up in Odisha on Friday, leaving passengers confused.
21 May 2020West Bengal
Cyclone Amphan leaves behind trail of destruction; 12 dead
After brewing over the Bay of Bengal for some days, the severe cyclonic storm, Cyclone Amphan, made landfall on Wednesday, battering parts of West Bengal and Odisha.
20 May 2020West Bengal
Cyclone Amphan: Landfall began at 2:30 pm, says IMD
The landfall of Cyclone Amphan, the extremely severe cyclonic storm, started at 2:30 pm and will go on for four hours, the director of IMD Bhubaneswar said.
20 May 2020West Bengal
Cyclone Amphan hurtles towards Bengal coast, rains lash Odisha
Cyclone Amphan, whom the IMD yesterday called the worst cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal since 1999, is likely to make landfall in West Bengal today afternoon.
18 May 2020West Bengal
Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert
After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.
17 May 2020West Bengal
NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.
14 May 2020Rajasthan
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 2,542; Maharashtra tally crosses 25,000
India on Wednesday reported 3,700 new cases of COVID-19, taking its total tally past 78,000. The nationwide death toll also stood at 2,542 on Wednesday.
11 May 2020Karnataka
Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200
India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.
13 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
Coronavirus: Narendra Modi to address nation at 10 am tomorrow
Amid a lot of noise surrounding India's lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation tomorrow at 10 am where he will most likely announce that the restrictions will be extended.
10 Apr 2020Punjab
Coronavirus: After Odisha, Punjab extends lockdown till May 1
The Punjab government on Friday announced that the lockdown in the state will be extended till May 1.
10 Apr 2020Telangana
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark
Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.
09 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
Odisha becomes first state to extend lockdown till April 30
While the Centre is yet to decide if the lockdown - implemented to contain the coronavirus transmission - would be extended, the Odisha government has announced that the state would remain under lockdown till April 30.
03 Apr 2020Bhubaneswar
Coronavirus: Odisha announces 'total shutdown' in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack
The Odisha government on Friday announced a "total shutdown" in the capital city of Bhubaneswar and the town of Bhadrak.
26 Mar 2020Reliance
Coronavirus: Odisha plans India's largest hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients
The Eastern state of Odisha plans to set up two hospitals, dedicated to treating patients of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
23 Feb 2020Karnataka
Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru
In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl, who was gang-raped in Odisha in January 2019 gave birth while mopping the floor of an apartment in Bengaluru in November.
16 Jan 2020Train Accident
Odisha: Eight coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail; 20 injured
In a tragic incident, eight coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express derailed in Odisha this morning, injuring nearly 20 people. No casualties were reported at the time of press.
27 Dec 2019Biju Janata Dal
BJD not dependent on me: Naveen Patnaik sparks succession talks
He became Odisha's Chief Minister for a fifth consecutive term, made Biju Janata Dal (BJD) a formidable force in the coastal state, and now 74-year-old Naveen Patnaik has sparked conversations about his successor.
22 Dec 2019Hindustan Times
Odisha man tied to a tree, beaten, urinated on
In a shocking incident, a man in Odisha was tied to a tree and thrashed brutally by two miscreants. They also urinated in the victim's mouth when he asked them for water.
25 Nov 2019Madhya Pradesh
Odisha woman branded 'witch' for having 12 fingers, 20 toes
In a remote village in Odisha's Ganjam district, a 63-year-old woman confines herself to her mud home.
10 Nov 2019West Bengal
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal
Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.
28 Oct 2019Diwali
Odisha man killed on Diwali for bursting crackers
In a tragic incident, a youth in Odisha was hacked to death over bursting firecrackers on Diwali.
23 Sep 2019Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
This IAS officer is helping local trade by curbing plastic
Odisha's Keonjhar district administration is cutting down on its plastic waste by retracing the local roots.
17 Sep 2019Honda
In a first, Odisha auto dealer fined Rs. 1 lakh
After the new Motor Vehicles Act was implemented, traffic offenders are penalized on a daily basis.
12 Sep 2019Andhra Pradesh
Devoid of development, Odisha villagers threaten to join Andhra Pradesh
The tribals of nearly 25 villages in Odisha's Malkangiri district have had enough of government's laxity.