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Ministry of DoNER would provide Rs.25 crores to North Eastern States for gap funding to fight the COVID-19

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:Union Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh held a detailed review meeting by Video Conference, while adhering to all the guidelines of social distancing, with the Officers of Ministry of DoNER and North Eastern Council (NEC) in view of outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic and measures being taken to fight the same ...

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RBI announced cut in benchmark interest rate, Repo Rate by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das today announced cut in benchmark interest rate, Repo Rate by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent to deal with the hardship caused due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The central bank also reduced the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) of all banks by 100 basis points to 3 per cent with ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has Interacting with Radio Jockeys

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has observed that public broadcaster All India Radio has a particularly important role to play in stopping the flow of rumours. Interacting with Radio Jockeys, RJs through video conference today, Mr Modi requested the RJs to work towards checking the spread of rumours. Apart from spreading information about the views of experts and steps taken by the ...

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Doordarshan to bring back famed Ramayan on Doordarshan National

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:In view of the current Coronavirus situation in the country, and in interest of the people staying at home during the 21-day lockdown, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Prasar Bharti have decided to telecast Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan on Doordarshan National from Saturday, 28th March 2020. Making the announcement Union Minister Sh Prakash Javadekar expressed happiness that Ramayan was being re-telecast. ...

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Odisha : 404 cases registered for violation of COVID-19 regulations

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Bhubaneswar:26/3/20: As many as 404 cases have been registered in Odisha for different violations of regulations and guidelines related to COVID-19 during the last 48 hours. Odisha governments Spokesman on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi, informed this while addressing the regular press meet at Geeta Govinda Sadan here this evening. Bagchi informed that out of 404 cases, 380 cases have been registered ...

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3rd corona positive case reported in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: 26/3/20: One more sample has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State today.This makes the number of positive cases 3 and all are from Bhubaneswar.The information was shared by the Health and family Welfare department of the state govt in this evening.The latest COVID-19 positive case in the State is a 60 years old male. Contact tracing ...

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Income tax return filing deadline extended till June 30 from March 31

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New Delhi:26/3/20:Union Finance Ministry extended the last date for the income tax return for the financial year 18-19 from March 31 to June 30. For delayed payments interest rate has been reduced from 12% to 9%. This decision was taken due to the outbreak of deadly Coronavirus. The Aadhar-PAN linking date and Vivid Se Vishwas Scheme (from April 1 to ...

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Odisha Health and Family Welfare department has collaborated with famous comic character ‘Natia’ to create awareness on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Bhubaneswar:26/3/20:The Health and Family Welfare department of Odisha government has collaborated with famous comic character ‘Natia’ to create awareness on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). An animated comedy video has also been shared on YouTube with an aim to spread awareness on the deadly virus. The famous comic character, which has more than 2.7 million subscribers on YouTube, can be seen ...

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Odisha has planned the biggest COVID hospitals in the country

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Bhubaneswar: 26/3/20:Following Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s direction to provide state-of-the-art facilities to COVID-19 patients, Odisha has planned the biggest COVID hospitals in the country. Accordingly, the State Government has signed two tripartite agreements with SUM and KIIMS Medical Colleges today at Loka Seva Bhawan to set up 1000 bedded state level hospitals in Bhubaneswar for treatment of COVID-19 patients.  These ...

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India and Russia have stressed the significance of international cooperation for unitedly fighting COVID-19

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Newdelhi:26/3/20:India and Russia have stressed the significance of international cooperation for unitedly fighting COVID-19, including within the framework of G-20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephonic conversation and discussed the global situation in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Modi conveyed his good wishes for early recovery of those suffering from the disease ...

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