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East Coast Railways has taken elaborate measures to help prevent spread of the deadly coronavirus

Bhubaneswar: 14/3/20:The East Coast Railways (ECoR) has taken elaborate measures to help prevent spread of the deadly coronavirus which has become pandemic. The chief general manager Bidyabhushan has directed all the officials to strictly implement the measures for checking the spread of the disease. He said banners and posters have been put up at different railway stations of the ECoR ...

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India has 84 confirmed Coronavirus cases ,govt has taken various measures to manage pandemic

Newdelhi:14/3/20:Special Secretary in the Union Health Ministry Sanjeeva Kumar has said that India has 84 confirmed Coronavirus cases as on today. Of these, 10 are fully recovered and discharged from various hospitals. However, he said, over 4,000 are under surveillance who came in contact with the Coronavirus positive cases. He also said, efforts are on to identify further contacts. Mr ...

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Tokyo Olympics will be held in July as planned: Shinzo Abe

Tokyo:14/3/20:Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today pledged that Tokyo Olympics will be held in July as planned. He said, he had no immediate intention to declare a state of emergency over the Coronavirus outbreak. The Japanese Parliament had approved a legislation yesterday that gives him the power to declare a State of Emergency to combat COVID-19. His comments on sticking ...

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GST rates on mobile phones to 18 per cent from 12 per cent with effect from 1st of April.

Newdelhi:14/3/20:The Goods and Services Tax Council today decided to increase GST rates on mobile phones to 18 per cent from 12 per cent with effect from 1st of April. The Council also decided to slash GST on maintenance, repair and overhaul services for aircraft to five per cent from 12 per cent while the tax rate on handmade and machine-made ...

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Government of India has declared masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities under Essential Commodities Act

Newdelhi:14/3/20:Government of India has taken a number of proactive and timely measures such as travel restrictions, universal screening of passengers at airports and seaports, suspension of visas and self-quarantine measures to effectively prevent, contain and manage COVID-19. The identification of additional quarantine facilities, development of isolation wards, training of health workers & doctors, ensuring adequate equipments, PPEs, medicines, masks etc., ...

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PM meets 24 member delegation from J&K’s Apni Party

Newdelhi:14/3/20:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met a 24 member delegation from Jammu & Kashmir’s  Apni Party led by Shri Altaf Bukhari at Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi today. In an interactive session, Prime Minister called for Janbhagidari in transforming Jammu & Kashmir and emphasized on the importance of an administration that gives voice to the people. Prime Minister also ...

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Odisha Government declared the lethal disease caused by the novel coronavirus as a “state disaster”

Bhubaneswar:13/3/20: As the coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc across the globe, the Government of Odisha today declared the lethal disease caused by the novel coronavirus as a “state disaster.” The same was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik. The decision came after the high-level cabinet meeting that was held today. The state government has also directed the closure of all ...

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Bengali Actress became Odia Bahu

Bhubaneswar:13/3/20: In 1998  Odia film GANGASIULI was released, this film was produced by Kamal lochan Sahu under the banner of Jyostna Arts.Through this  movie  Meenaketan debuted  in Negative role while Bengali actress   Srila for the first time essayed the role of Seema opposite Muna Khan,SriNibas  has directed this film along with penned Story, script, dialogue and composed the music.Gangasiuli  as ...

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Union Minister Pratap Sarang met Finance Minister urges to issue instructions to RBI for return of Srimandir funds deposited in Yes Bank

New Delhi:12/3/20: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi today met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and urged the latter to issue instructions to RBI for return of Srimandir funds deposited in Yes Bank to Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). The Minister Of State for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Govt Of India, Pratap Sarangi also requested the Union ...

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Special Task Force of Odisha Police has made the biggest-ever seizure of Brown Sugar

Bhubaneswar:12/3/20: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police has made the biggest-ever seizure of Brown Sugar this year which amounts to over Rs 1 crore. A press meet in this regard was addressed by Odisha DGP Abhay here on Thursday. According to reports, the STF personnel carried out raids in the junction areas of Pipili, Jatni and Airfield Police Station ...

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