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Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 111

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Bhubaneswar: 27/4/20: The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 111 after one more person was diagnosed with the infection today. The fresh case is a  34-year-old  male of Basudevpur in Jajpur district. He has travel history to Kolkata. The Information and Public Relation Department (I & PR) said contact tracing and followup action is underway. With this, ...

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4.86 lakh people keen to return to Odisha have registered on the portal

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Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: As many as 4.86 lakh people keen to return to Odisha have registered on the portal launched by the State government within the last 48 hours, said an official today. Worth mentioning, the Odisha government launched the portal, www.covid19.odisha.gov.in on Friday for registration of names of persons wishing to return to Odisha after the lockdown ends. Odisha government’s Chief Spokesperson on COVID-19 ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with State Chief Ministers

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Newdelhi:27/4/20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a video conference with State Chief Ministers to discuss various aspects relating to the COVID-19 situation. Issues related to graded exit from the ongoing lockdown were understood to have figured in the discussion. Among those present at the interaction include Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. The chief ministers ...

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Containment Period Extended For 7 More Days in Baunsapal Area

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Balasore:27/4/20: After detection of five more cases of COVID-19 in Balasore, the district administration today extended the containment zone order in Baunsapal Area under Nilagiri block of Balasore for another seven days. In larger public interest and with a view to contain the spread of COVID-19, Balasore District administration directed the containment in the area. Restriction has been imposed on public ...

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Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 108

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Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today shared an infographic on COVID-19 status of the state up to April 27. As per available reports, Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 108.The I&PR Department in a tweet identified the fresh five cases to be from Balasore’s containment zone.The top four districts in terms of number of Covid-19 cases are: ...

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Justice Mohammad Rafiq on Monday took oath as the 31st Chief Justice of Orissa High Court

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Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: Justice Mohammad Rafiq on Monday took oath as the 31st Chief Justice of Orissa High Court at Lok Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. He was administered oath of office by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal. On April 23, President Ram Nath Kovind, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, transferred Justice Mohammad Rafiq, Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, as ...

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Bijay Mishra: Father of Odia modern theatre movement (1937-1920)

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By ASHOK PALIT Bijay Mishra  Born at Santaragadia village in Balasore district on 16th July 1937, He was Son of Late Harihar Mishra & Smt Annapurna Mishra, by profession he was Civil Engineer, retired from Dept. of Irrigation, Govt.  Of Odisha. Mishra had written at least 60 dramas and 55 film scripts besides, many serials. Some of his literary works have ...

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Odisha Chief Minister discussed with Uddhav Thackeray for safe return of Odia migrants stranded in Maharashtra

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Bhubaneswar: 26/4/20: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday discussed with his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray for safe return of Odia migrants stranded in Maharashtra. In a video conference, Patnaik requested Thackeray to arrange for safe return of stranded Odia people. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan attended the video conferencing from New Delhi. He also emphasised on registration of all Odia ...

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Jajpur district administration declare five blocks and Jajpur Municipality as containment zones.

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Jajpur26/4/20:: In view of rising cases of COVID-19, the Jajpur district administration today decided to declare five blocks and Jajpur Municipality as containment zones. Jajpur block, Dasharathpur block, Binjharpur block, Korei block, Bari block and Jajpur Municipality have been declared as containment zones, said Collector Ranjan Kumar Das in a statement.“During the containment order in these areas from 12 noon on ...

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Noted screenwriter,dramatist and Jayadev Awardee Bijay Mishra passed away

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Bhubaneswar:26/4/20:(Ashok Palit) Bijay Mishra, noted lyricist and screenwriter of Odisha, passed away at age of 83 at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, said sources on Sunday. Mishra was conferred with the prestigious Jayadev Award for lifetime achievement and contribution to Odia film industry last year in the 3oth Odisha State Film Award. Mishra has also directed a few films like Jajabara,  and “Rajanigandha” ...

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