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Rapid response teams from AIIMS,BBSR have been deputed to Balasore and Bhadrak

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Bhubaneswar:30/4/20:: Two rapid response teams from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar have been deputed to Balasore and Bhadrak districts for strengthening surveillance and cluster containment activities. Besides, Principal Secretary Health has directed the State Surveillance Officer and State Rapid Response Team to proceed to Jajpur for strengthening the surveillance activities and containment measures in view of the ...

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World Health Organisation will convene an emergency meeting on Corona Virus

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Newdelhi:30/4/20: The World Health Organisation (WHO) will convene an emergency meeting on Corona Virus today. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus informed this yesterday. Executive Director of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme, Michael Ryan said, he hopes that the much talked about drug — Remdesevir — and other drugs prove helpful in COVID-19 treatment. WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic ...

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Total number of COVID 19 cases reached 33,050 in India till date

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Newdelhi:30/4/20: A total of 1718 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID 19 cases to 33,050. Briefing media in New Delhi, a Health Ministry official said recovery rate has improved from 13.06 percent to above 25 percent in 14 days which is a positive sign. The doubling rate of novel coronavirus ...

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Microwave steriliser to disintegrate novel Coronavirus developed

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Pune:30/4/20: Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, a deemed university supported by Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed a microwave steriliser named as ‘ATULYA’ to disintegrate (COVID-19). The virus gets disintegrated by differential heating in the range of 560 to 600 Celsius temperatures. The product is a cost-effective solution, which can be operated in portable or fixed installations. This system was tested for ...

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Top Barons of Automobile Industry praise Prime Minister’s leadership in dealing with COVID.

The Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Information & Broadcasting and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Shri Prakash Javadekar holding a meeting with the captains of automotive industry to discuss various issues relating to the sectors in the wake of COVID-19 through video conferencing, in New Delhi on April 30, 2020.
The Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal and the Secretary (Heavy Industries), Shri Arun Goel are also seen.

Newdelhi:30/4/20: Union Minister for heavy industries and public enterprises, Shri Prakash Javadekar today convened a meeting with a group of select CEOs of the Indian Automobile Industry, to understand the possible impact of COVID-19 on the Indian Automobile sector and listen to suggestions from the Industry on possible policy interventions to minimise the impact. The meeting, held through video conferencing saw ...

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Prime Minister holds a comprehensive meeting to discuss strategies on boosting investment in India

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New Delhi:30/4/20:PM Shri Narendra Modi today held a comprehensive meeting to discuss strategies to attract more foreign investments into India as well as to promote local investments in order to give a boost to the economy against the backdrop of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  It was discussed that a scheme should be developed to promote more plug and play infrastructure in ...

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Full pension has been sanctioned to 107 employees of Odisha government on the day of retirement

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Bhubaneswar:30/4/20: As another milestone in Governance reform through 5-T initiative, full pension has been sanctioned to 107 employees of different departments across all ranks on the day of retirement itself. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy distributed the orders regarding sanction of full pension to the retiring employees yesterday evening. Keeping in view the ‘social distancing’ norms, the Chief Secretary symbolically handed over ...

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COVID-19 positive total tally in Odisha reached 142

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Bhubaneswar:30/4/20: 14 more persons were tested COVID-19 positive in Odisha’s Jajpur district taking the total tally in the State to 142, informed the Information & Public Relations Department on Thursday. As per the report, all the new cases are from the Katikata containment zone area in Jajpur district and they have West Bengal link. The I&PR dept further informed that ...

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Ministry of Home Affairs Permits Stranded Migrant Workers, Students, to Return Home

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New Delhi:30/4/20: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a fresh set of guidelines just a week before the lockdown ends which now allows the stranded migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students to travel back to their home states. As per the new guidelines, this interstate movement of the stranded people will be expedited by the concerned states and Union ...

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New guidelines to fight COVID-19 which will give considerable relaxations to many districts

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New Delhi:30/4/20: New guidelines to fight COVID-19 which will give considerable relaxations to many districts will come into effect from May 4 when the nationwide lockdown is set to expire, the Union Home Ministry said on Wednesday. Details of the new measures will be communicated in the days to come, the Home Ministry spokesperson said on Twitter. MHA held a comprehensive ...

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