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Odisha's Kendrapara on railway map soon

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Bhubaneswar: The dream project of Kendrapara district in Odisha's Haridaspur-Paradip railway line is expected to be completed within the next 15 days as assured by BJP National Vice President and former MP, Kendrapara, Baijayant Panda.

This railway project is already completed and the final inspection is going on before commissioning of the project.

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Odisha's Covid tally crosses 11,000

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Bhubaneswar: The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Odisha has crossed 11,000 as the state recorded its highest spike of 577 new cases.

This is the third consecutive day that the state recorded more than 500 positive cases. The number of deaths touched 52 on Thursday. 

In Ganjam, the worst affected district of Odisha, the district administration has ordered a five-day shutdown of the urban areas. Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange has imposed the shutdown till July 23. 


Odisha Govt seals Ganjam-Khurda border

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Bhubaneswar: With Covid-19 cases on the rise in the worst hit district of Odisha, the Ganjam Collector tweeted on Tuesday that the border of Ganjam with Khurda has been sealed.

Till further orders, no person will be allowed to enter Ganjam from Khurda nor anyone from the district can go to Bhubaneswar. The district administration has done this for the larger public good and to keep a check on the spread of Corona virus within Ganjam.


ECOR on new track, upgrades infra during lockdown

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Bhubaneswar: While the nation was largely immobile and inert during the prolonged period of lockdown, ECOR was silently and steadily working on maintaining and enhancing its infrastructure.

During the lockdown, all normal passenger train operations remained suspended, except those of Shramik Specials which were pressed into service to ferry the stranded migrants to their homes. However, the operation of freight and parcel trains continued to ensure an uninterrupted supply of essential goods.


Odisha plans to go for sane, lane driving

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Bhubaneswar: Taking a leaf out of major cities, the National Highway Commissionerate Police of the twin cities of Bhubaneswar & Cuttack has proposed to implement the lane driving system to curb accidents and vehicular congestion.

A proposal in this regard has been submitted to the Home Department, Govt of Odisha, to segregate vehicles for the left lane, middle & right Lane on National Highway-16 connecting Cuttack & Bhubaneswar. The extreme left lane is meant for two wheelers, the middle lane for heavy vehicles like buses & right is for cars so that travel time between the cities can be reduced and commuters made to stick to the speed limit.