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PM Modi shares his thought in Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio


Newdelhi:31/5/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to be more and careful in the midst of the COVID pandemic even as a major segment of the economy has been opened up. Addressing the nation in his Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio this morning, the Prime Minister said, train services have resumed including the Shramik Special trains and ...

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SpaceX Sends Two NASA Astronauts Into Orbit


Washington: 31/5/20:A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company on Saturday successfully blasted off with two NASA astronauts into orbit from the US state of Florida on their way to the International Space Station, marking the dawn of a new age in commercial space travel. The blastoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida also assumes significance as it marks ...

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Health Activists and Anganwadi workers have tested positive for COVID-19


Kendrapara:31/5/20: As many as six Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), Anganwadi workers, sanitary staff and volunteers engaged in two temporary medical camps in Kendrapara district have tested positive for COVID-19. Informing the development, Kendrapara Collector Samarth Verma said that a total of 18 persons including Asha, Anganwadi, some volunteers, and sanitary staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last ...

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Odisha has reported 129 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours: corona-virus positive cases went up to 1948


Bhubaneswar: 31/5/20: Odisha has reported 129 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours. This was informed by the State Health and Family Welfare department.With this, the State’s coronavirus positive cases went up to 1948 . Here’re district-wise figures of fresh 129 COVID-19 cases in Odisha: Sl# District Name No. of Case(s) 1 Ganjam 10 2 Jajpur 10 3 Balasore 6 ...

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Rath Yatra can be held if the government ensures that no devotees are allowed into Puri Bada Danda: Puri Gajapati


Bhubaneswar:30/5/20: Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb said Rath Yatra can be held if the government ensures that no devotees are allowed into Puri Bada Danda (Grand Road). The Puri King, however, said the final decision on this score lies with the state government. The Srimandir Managing Committee, meanwhile, has proposed the state government to conduct the annual chariot festival without ...

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Inter-state and intra-state movement of persons and goods allowed

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Newdelhi:30/5/20: The new guidelines say that there will be no restriction on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods and no separate permission,  approval and e-permit will be required for such movements. However, if a State or UT, based on reasons of public health and its assessment of the situation, proposes to regulate movement of persons, it will give ...

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People from different walks of life across Odisha as well as outside sung Bande Utkala Janani to motivate COVID Warriors


Bhubaneswar: 30/5/20: People from different walks of life across Odisha as well as outside sung Bande Utkala Janani, Odisha’s unofficial state song, at 5.30 pm on Saturday to motivate COVID Warriors. Odia’s across the globe also joined to lend their voices to Kantakabi Laxmikant Mohapatra’s immortal lines and sung ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ this evening to boost the morale of the ...

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Govt issues guidelines for phase wise re-opening of areas outside containment zones


Newdelhi:30/5/20: Home Ministry today issued new guidelines for reopening of prohibited activities in areas outside containment zones in a phased manner. The nationwide lockdown in containment zones has been extended up to 30th of next month, while guidelines have permitted phased reopening outside these zones. Under the new guidelines, in phase one, the activities which will be allowed from 8th ...

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New Guidelines to fight COVID-19 to be effective from 1st June 2020


Newdelhi:30/5/20: Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines to fight COVID-19 and for phased re-opening of areas outside the Containment Zones, today.  The guidelines would come into effect from June 1, 2020, and would be effective till June 30, 2020.  The current phase of re-opening, Unlock 1, will have an economic focus. The new guidelines have been issued ...

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East Coast Railway Terminates Trains To & From Puri


Bhubaneswar:30/5/20: Acting on the directives of Government of Odisha, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has short-terminated and short-originated two pairs of trains running between New Delhi and Puri. Purushottam Express starting on 1st June will originate from Bhubaneswar instead of Puri. Similarly, Sealdah-Puri Duronto Express will also originate from the State capital. Here’s the list of short-termination and short-origination of trains :

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