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JSPL contributes Rs. 25 cr. to PM-CARES Fund to fight Corona-virus pandemic

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Newdelhi:31/3/20 Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has contributed Rs. 25 Crore to the PM-CARES Fund to support the Government’s mission to curb COVID-19 pandemic in India. “To support India’s war against COVID-19, @JSPLCorporate is making an immediate contribution of Rs. 25 crores to the PM CARES Fund. We will continue to extend every possible support to our nation in ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation began sanitation of the city thoroughfares

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/20: As a preventive measure to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday began  sanitisation of the city thoroughfares. Acting on the directive of the BMC, Fire Services personnel began sanitisation in Bapuji Nagar area by spraying disinfectants on the roads in Raj Mahal Square, Sishu Bhawan Square, CRP Square and Ganga Nagar ...

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Three persons from Odisha who attended a religious prayer meeting in Hazarat Nizamuddin have been kept in quarantine

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Bhubaneswar: 31/3/20:Amid COVID-19 outbreak, the Odisha government today said it has information about three persons from the State who attended a religious prayer meeting in Hazarat Nizamuddin and they have been kept in government quarantine facilities. This was informed by the government’s Chief Spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi here. He further said family members of the three persons returned from Nizamuddin ...

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National Testing Agency postponed the JEE (Main) Exams To Last Week Of May

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New Delhi: 31/3/20:The National Testing Agency on Tuesday said that it was postponing the JEE (Main) April 2020 examinations scheduled on April 5, 7 to 9 and April 11. The testing agency has now proposed to conduct these exams in the last week of May 2020. “NTA has further notified that as of now the examination is proposed to be held ...

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Test facility for Covid-19 began at the SCB Medical College and Hospital

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Cuttack, March 31: Test facility for Covid-19 began today at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. SCB Medical College and Hospital became the third establishment in the state after All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in the state capital to have the test facility. Officials said that the government taking expeditious ...

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Odisha Government ordered deferment of wages and salaries of Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government servants

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/20: The State government on Tuesday has ordered an austerity measure to tide over the current economic crisis on account of the coronavirus lockdown. It has also ordered deferment of wages and salaries of Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government servants. A release from the state government said in view of the economic impact due to the lockdown ...

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Odisha Govt’s Spokesperson Subroto Bagchi on COVID-19 informed that positive cases in State remains three

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/20: Odisha Govt’s Spokesperson on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi, today informed that up to 12 noon today, 473 samples have been tested and the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha remains three. Addressing a presser this evening at Geeta Govinda Sadan, Bagchi briefed the press about steps taken by the State Govt for prevention of COVID-19. As many as 55 ...

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Government is using cluster containment strategies and doing rigorous contact tracing in COVID 19 hotspots

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Newdelhi:31/3/19:Government is using cluster containment strategies and doing rigorous contact tracing in COVID 19 hotspots to check the virus from further spreading. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary in Ministry of Health Lav Aggarwal said, with over 1,200 cases of COVID-19, the number of hotspots in the country has increased. Mr Aggarwal said, 227 fresh confirmed cases of ...

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Twenty-four people, who took part in a religious congregation in Nizamuddin have tested positive

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Newdelhi:31/3/20:Twenty-four people, who took part in a religious congregation in Nizamuddin West earlier this month, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain today said around 1500 to 1700 people had assembled at Markaz building in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area, which has thrown up several corona cases. Mr Jain He told reporters that 1033 people have been evacuated ...

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan reviews the sampling and testing strategy for COVID 19

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Newdelhi:31/3/20:Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare held a meeting with senior officials of ICMR, Department of Science & Technology, Bio-technology and CSIR to review the sampling and testing strategy for COVID-19, here yesterday. There was an elaborate discussion on the issues like procurement of reagents, website integration, data management and analysis, dashboards, research studies both planned ...

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