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Daitapati Nijog, has written to the state government for conducting a low-key Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath

Puri: 29/4/20The servitors’ body, Daitapati Nijog, has written to the state government for conducting a low-key Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath this year. It urged the Chief Minister to facilitate the conduct of Rath Yatra which they say is being celebrated for centuries. The letter said many natural disasters have struck the state in the past including the 1918 Bombay ...

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People of the Odisha must be on their guard as asymptomatic corona cases are on the rise

Bhubaneswar29/48/20:: National Health Mission Director of Odisha, Smt. Shalini Pandit today has said that the people of the state must be on their guard as asymptomatic corona cases are on the rise. Addressing a press briefing at Geeta Govinda Sadan here on Wednesday, Pandit said: “Nearly 82 percent of the affected are asymptomatic. This is a very dangerous situation as ...

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Seven child labourers from Odisha got rescued

Bhubaneswar:29/4/20: Seven child labourers hailing from the Dhuliguda  village of Odisha were rescued from a factory based in the  Bikaner district of Rajasthan. The boys were kept under bonded labour conditions in a  private company named M/s  Ceramax Granito  Pvt.  Ltd in the Goyalr village. On receiving the informing about the boys, Gram Vikas, an Odisha-based non-profit organisation,  wrote to ...

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COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 125

Bhubaneswar:29/4/20: The COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 125 as three more persons from Balasore district were tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, informed the Information and Public Relations department. As per reports, the three new positive cases are 44-yr-old Male, 61-yr-old Male & 63-yr-old Male, all hailing from Balasore and Kolkata returnees. With this, the total positive cases ...

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Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the 30,000-mark

New Delhi:29/4/20: The Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the 30,000-mark. As per the latest figures issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). As per reports, COVID-19 cases in India as of 8:00 am today stand at 31,332 while the death toll has risen to 1,007. There have been 1,392 cases and 70 deaths reported overnight. As ...

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India to produce indigenous Rapid testing Kits by end of May

Newdelhi:29/4/20: Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan has said that India will produce indigenous Rapid Testing Kits for Covid-19 by end of May. Dr. Harsh Vardhan called upon scientists to expedite the development of Covid 19 mitigation solutions. He said at least half a dozen vaccines are being supported of which four are in an advanced stage. Secretary of the Department ...

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One of the finest talents in Bollywood Irrfan Khan passed away

Mumbai:29/4/20: Padma Shri awardee actor and one of the finest talents in Bollywood Irrfan Khan passed away on April 29. He was 54. Irrfan Khan was admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital’s ICU on April 28 to seek treatment for a colon infection. Soon after his death, his official spokesperson released a statement as follows: “I trust, I have ...

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CBSE has made it clear that it will conduct the board examination for Class 10 and 12 after the lockdown period is over

New Delhi:29/4/20: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it clear that it will conduct the board examination for Class 10 and 12 after the lockdown period is over. The CBSE tweeted on Wednesday: “Recently there has been a lot of speculation regarding CBSE Class 10th board exams. It is reiterated that the board’s decision to hold the exams ...

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Odisha’s COVID-19 positive cases goes up to 122

Bhubaneswar: 29/4/20: After three more new COVID-19 positive cases in the State, Odisha I&PR department has released the initial report regarding their details. While one case was reported from Panchapalli of Keonjhar district, one each from Basudevpur of Deogarh district and Brajrajnagar of Jharsuguda respectively. As per the latest information, all the three new cases are asymptomatic. They had recently traveled ...

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First Odia Film‘Sita Vivah ‘ based on drama written by Kampala Mishra

The idea of making images talk is not a 21st-century phenomenon as our forefathers were also equally amazed at the idea of presenting before viewers a tinsel craft. What to do with Bollywood or Hollywood; let’s talk about our own sweetheart Ollywood which has completed its 85 years of journey recently. The first-ever Odia movie was far more entertaining than ...

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