The police authority has made special police arrangements for smooth darshan at the Sri Jagannath temple of Puri town, which will commence from Saturday and continue till Thursday. According to sources, 55 sections of the police force and 40 Home Guards, and 40 constables will be deployed for the safety and smooth purpose, as per the report of sources.
One More UK Returnee Tested Positive for Covid 19
On Friday, one more UK returnee has tested positive for Covid-19, and as per the sources, the returnee is a four-year-old child. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation gave the report (BMC). Swab samples of the child's parents have been collected for the Covid-19 test while, in the last 14 days, two UK returnees in Bhubaneswar, including this child, have tested positive for Covid-19.
Covid 19 Pandemic has Stolen the Shine of Christmas Celebration
Covid-19 pandemic protocols have been taking off the traditional and the celebration enjoyment from almost all the festive occasions this year-round are the cultural festivities. The annually holy occasion of Christmas celebrations across the world has also felt the pain. It was also seen in the millennium city of Cuttack, which is well-known for its age-old principle of social and religious harmony.
PM, Odisha CM, and President Extended their Greetings of Christmas to the Nation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik extended their warm wishes and greetings to the nation on the occasion of Christmas on Friday. On Twitter, Mr. Kovind extended his greetings by wishing harmony in society and advised citizens to follow Jesus Christ's way of spreading love and compassion.
Fire breaks out in SCB Tele Medicine Dept.
A minor fire breakout was reported in the Tele Medicine Department of SCB Medical College & Hospital on Friday. According to the preliminary investigation, an electric short circuit in the panel board attached to the server had caused the fire outbreak. As per the sources, there has been no significant damage due to the fire, the reports further stated.
Odisha records 325 news cases and three deaths within 24 hours
In the middle of the State's overall pandemic situation, Odisha has recorded 325 new positive cases in the last 24 hours while 187 new points are in quarantine with 138 local contacts identified. As per the courses, the local connections' details are being shared by concerned district administrations in the reports.
Reconstruction of BJD Party's Media Team
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik has reconstituted the party's media team with the regional ruling party's help on Friday; several leaders have been appointed as spokespersons and panelists. As per the sources, the order came into force with immediate effect.