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More areas of Balasore district have been sealed and declared as containment zone

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Balasore:30/4/20: More areas of Odisha’s Balasore district have been sealed and declared as containment zone after two persons of the region tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday. “Two positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the “TALANAGAR” G.P. area of Soro Block which is a densely populated area that requires detailed measures for active contacts tracing. To facilitate this, it ...

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Four buses, ferrying with Odia migrant workers reached at Ganjam

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Ganjam:30/4/20: Four buses, ferrying with Odia migrant workers who were stranded in Gujarat due to lockdown reached Sheragada and Dharakote of Ganjam late last night. All the passengers have been kept in government quarantine centers. As per reports about 50 passengers were in each bus. Accordingly, about 217 people reached Odisha. If the reports are to be believed the local ...

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Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away

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Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor died in a Mumbai hospital. He was 67 Rishi, who was suffering from cancer, was taken to the H N Reliance hospital by his family Mumbai:30/4/20: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has died at 67 after a two-year-long battle with cancer. The 67-year-old actor was admitted in H N Reliance hospital, where he breathed his last today ...

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Total coronavirus cases in Odisha rose to 128

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Bhubaneswar:30/4/20: The total coronavirus cases in Odisha rose to 128 after three more persons were tested positive with COVID-19 in the State today. As per the data shared by the Health and Family Welfare, all the three new cases have been detected in Jajpur district. As per reports, all the three persons hail from Jajpur and has West Bengal link. ...

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Odisha Chief Minister appealed to the people to take care of the returnees from other states

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Bhubaneswar:29/4/20: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has appealed to the people to take care of the returnees from other states. “This is a life and death situation for Odisha people as their survival depends on how efficiently they handle the situation,” Patnaik urged the people, in a video message, on Wednesday. The Chief Minister said that 10 days ago the ...

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Eminent Banker Suresh N. Patel takes oath as Vigilance Commissioner

The Central Vigilance Commissioner Shri Sanjay Kothari administering the oath of office as Vigilance Commissioner to Shri Suresh N. Patel, on video link, at a swearing in ceremony, in New Delhi on April 29, 2020.

Newdelhi:29/4/20: Shri Suresh N. Patel took oath as Vigilance Commissioner today. Following social distancing norms, he was administered the oath of office by Shri Sanjay Kothari, Central Vigilance Commissioner on a video link.  The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Shri Sharad Kumar, Vigilance Commissioner, Secretary and other senior officers of the Commission. Shri Patel had over three decades of experience ...

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Union Minister holds a video conference meeting with former Army Generals and Air Marshals on COVID situation

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh interacting with the former Army Generals and Air Marshals on COVID situation in J&K, Ladakh and NE Region through video-conferencing, in New Delhi on April 29, 2020.

Newdelhi:29/4/20: Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh today received COVID related inputs, in the context of  Northeast Region, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh from former Army Generals and Air Marshals. Prominent among those who interacted and offered their views during the Video Conference meeting were General V P Malik, former Chief of the Army Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha former ...

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Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline presents its Final Report to Finance Minister

The Task Force on NIP submitting its Final Report on the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) for FY 2019-25 to the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, in New Delhi on April 29, 2020.

Newdelhi:29/4/20: The Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) submitted its Final Report on NIP for FY 2019-25 to the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman here today. The Summary Report of the Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline for 2019-2025 has already been released by the Finance Minister on December 31st, 2019. Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman ...

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UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the Universities in View of COVID-19

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Newdelhi:29/4/20: In view of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the University Grants Commission constituted an Expert Committee to deliberate and make recommendations on the issues related to the Examinations and the Academic Calendar to avoid academic loss and take appropriate measures for the future of students. The Expert Committee was headed by Prof. R. C. Kuhad, Former Member, UGC and Vice-Chancellor, ...

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Remaining papers of annual +2 examinations will be held after lockdown

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Bhubaneswar: 29/4/20: The remaining papers of annual +2 examinations conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) will be held after lockdown, informed School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today. Clearing the doubts of parents and examinees, the minister said that the Plus II Exam 2020 in the streams of Arts, Science and Commerce will be conducted ...

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