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Union health Minister has urged people to not discriminate against doctors, nurses and paramedics in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.

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Newdelhi:26/3/20:Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has urged people to not discriminate against doctors, nurses and paramedics in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. In his message, he said these people are at the front in country’s war against coronavorus. The Minister asked people to not break morale of medical staff and health workers. He said it is a blot on society ...

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Finance Minister announces Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

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Insurance cover of Rs 50 Lakh per health worker fighting COVID-19 to be provided under Insurance Scheme 80 crore poor people will to get 5 kg wheat or rice and 1 kg of preferred pulses for free every month for the next three months 20 crore women Jan Dhan account holders to get Rs 500 per month for next three ...

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Odisha government will provide medicines & medical equipment in the form of 50% higher price

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Bhubaneswar25/3/20:: The Odisha government will provide incentives in the form of 50% higher price than the actual price of items to suppliers of medicines & medical equipment for supplying medicines ahead of schedule to hospitals, stated State Govt’s spokesperson on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi. Briefing the media persons here today, Bagchi said: “The Odisha State Medical Corporation has declared incentive for ...

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Naveen Patnaik has called to support the 21-day nationwide lockdown announced by the Prime Minister

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Bhubaneswar:24/3/20: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has called to support the 21-day nationwide lockdown announced by the Prime Minister during his address to the people of the country this evening. Taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, Naveen said that it is an extremely challenging race against time to stop COVID-19. As the pandemic is spreading across the world, it is time ...

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Odisha government employees who have received transfer orders should report at their designated places within 48 hours

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Bhubaneswar:24/3/20: State government employees who have received transfer orders should report at their designated places within 48 hours failing which strict action will be taken against them, informed Odisha government’s COVID-19 Spokesman Subroto Bagchi. Addressing a regular press meet at Geeta Govinda Sadan here this evening, Bagchi also informed that the state government has empowered all the Collectors and District ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the entire country lock down will remain in force for 21 days

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Newdelhi:24/3/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the entire country will go in complete lockdown from midnight tonight. In his address to the nation this evening, Prime Minister said that this lockdown is in a way of curfew and would be more stringent than Janta curfew. He said in view of the current situation of the novel coronavirus, the nationwide ...

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Finance Minister announces several relief measures in view of COVID-19 outbreak

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Newdelhi:24/3/20:The Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Niramla Sitharaman today announced several important relief measures taken by the Government of India in view of COVID-19 outbreak, especially on statutory and regulatory compliance matters related to several sectors. While addressing the press conference through video conferencing here today, Smt. Sitharaman announced much-needed relief measures in areas of Income Tax, GST, ...

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PM appreciates the contribution of media in tackling the challenge of COVID-19

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the Print Media Journalists on tackling the challenge of COVID-2019 through video conference, in New Delhi on March 24, 2020.

Newdelhi:24/3/20:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today interacted with over twenty journalists and stakeholders from Print Media from all over the country via video conference. The journalists joined the interaction from fourteen locations and consisted of  both  national and regional media, representing eleven different languages. Prime Minister said that media has played a praise-worthy role in disseminating information to every nook ...

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OSOU launches free online learning platform amidst lockdown

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Sambalpur:24/3/20:Odisha State Open University (OSOU) has opened up all its learning resources free for those interested to learn online. The learning resources include study materials, video lectures, question banks, e-library and short term skill development programmes. These web-based resources are for Bachelor, Master, Post Graduate Diploma, Diploma and Certificate programmes. OSOU has adopted the common syllabus prepared by Odisha State ...

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Tata Steel BSL gears up to combat COVID 19

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Full salaries to be paid to temporary workers, daily wage earners if they fail to join work for COVID 19 related issues Massive awareness drive in regional languages inside the plant, colony, for workers and truck drivers Strict instructions for employees to follow guidelines of the government and the company  Narendrapur:24/3/20: Tata Steel BSL follows a robust management system framework and ...

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