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Indian Railways to operationalise 2600 More Shramik Special Trains in next 10 days

Newdelhi:23/5/20: While the country is battling with the pandemic COVID-19, Indian Railways is leaving no stone unturned to bring respite to the severely affected during this crucial time. In a constant endeavor to provide relief to migrants to reach home State, In a major decision, Ministry of Railways has decided to operationalise  2600 more Shramik Special Trains in next ten days ...

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman stresses the need to make country self reliant

Newdelhi: 23/5/20:Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has stressed the need to make the country self-reliant. In an exclusive interview to Doordarshan News, Ms Sitharaman said, the country still has to import goods which help produce both for the country itself and also for exports. The FInance MInister said, the way the goverment has designed the package, it would give immediate help ...

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Doubling rate of corona virus cases in country slows down to over 13 days

Newdelhi:23/5/20:Government has said that the decision of nationwide lockdown has helped contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country. In a press briefing by Health Ministry, Dr. V K Paul, Chairman of one of the empowered groups formed for handling COVID related matters, said, doubling rate of Covid-19 cases was 3.4 days when lockdown was started and it is now ...

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Community Radio network to be expanded in country

Newdelhi:23/5/20:Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar said that Community Radio is a community in itself and it is agents of change. Ministry will come out with a plan to increase the number of such stations soon. Addressing listeners of all Community Radio stations through All India Radio News, Mr. Javadekar said, government is eager to raise air time for advertisements to ...

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Odisha DGP Abhay placed Patna PS IIC Sandhya Rani Jena under suspension for her misconduct

Bhubaneswar23/5/20:: Odisha DGP Abhay on Saturday placed Patna PS IIC Sandhya Rani Jena under suspension for her misconduct on a youth inside police station. Reportedly,  the video of the woman police inspector–Sandhyarani Jena thrashing a youth inside the police station went viral on social media. Soon after, a probe was ordered into the matter. The video shot through a mobile phone ...

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With 80 COVID-19 positive cases, State’s virus-infected now 1269

Bhubaneswar:23/5/20: With 80 COVID–19 positive cases, State’s virus-infected now 1269, out of 80 new cases,  71 were lodged in different temporary medical camps (TMCs) following their return from various states post the lockdown while two were under home quarantine .However, remaining seven patients were local contacts, including three each from Ganjam and Gajapati and one each from Jharsuguda and Malkangiri. The ...

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Odisha today reported 86 confirmed cases of COVID-19 from seven districts taking the total count to 1189

Bhubaneswar: 22/5/20: Odisha today reported 86 confirmed cases of COVID-19 from seven districts taking the total count to 1189, of which 789 cases are active. Of total cases today, more than half number of positive cases was found in Jajpur, which is the second worst-hit COVID district in Odisha. According to State Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department, 46 cases ...

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CISCE announced the revised schedules for the remaining subjects/exams of the ICSE and ISC Year

New Delhi: 22/5/20:The Council for the Indian School Certification Examinations (CISCE) on Friday announced the revised schedules for the remaining subjects/exams of the ICSE and ISC Year 2020 examinations. The remaining papers for ICSE or class 10 students will be held between July 2 and July 12, 2020. For ISC or class 12 students, the exam for remaining papers will be ...

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East Coast Railway (ECoR) has opened a total of 117 computerised reservation counters

Bhubaneswar: 22/5/20: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has opened a total of 117 computerised reservation counters, of which 87 are in Odisha, 23 in Andhra Pradesh and 7 Chhattisgarh for booking of railway tickets. As per a press note from the ECoR: Khorda Road Division: 36 (Odisha) + 03 (Andhra Pradesh) = 39 Waltair Division: 06 (Odisha) + 20 (Andhra ...

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Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi Announces Rs 500 Cr Advance Assistance For Odisha

Bhubaneswar:22/5/20 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced advance assistance of Rs 500 crore for Odisha towards the loss and damage caused by Super Cyclone Amphan that moved along the coastal belt of the state on May 20 before making landfall near Sunderbans in the neighbouring West Bengal. The Prime Minister arrived at Bhubaneswar Airport this afternoon where he was received by Odisha ...

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