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Railways has transported 48 lakhs passengers to their home states through Shramik Special trains

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Newdelhi:28/5/20: Railways has transported 48 lakhs passengers to their home states through Shramik Special trains. Railways Ministry said a total of three thousand 543 Shramik Special trains have been operationalized from various states across the country in the last 26 days. “Railways had started running Shramik Special trains from 1st May, to move migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other ...

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More than 9 crore 60 lakh farmers avail benefits under PM-KISAN Scheme

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Newdelhi:28/5/20: A total of 9.67 crore farmers have been benefited and an amount of more than 19 thousand crore rupees has been released under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme during the last two months. Government said, 4.57 lakh metric tonnes of pulses have been dispatched to the States and Union Territories under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan ...

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Shree Jagannath Temple Administration finalised timings of the rituals of Snana Yatra

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Puri:28/5/20: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration ( SJTA ) on Wednesday announced the finalised timings of the rituals to be performed during the Snana Yatra -the ceremonial bathing of the holy Trinity before Rath Yatra. The Snana Purnima of Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and Lord Balabhadra will be held on June 5.After a meeting of with the Chhatisa Nijog (servitor ...

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Odisha’s total SARS-nCoV infection tally has now risen to 1660

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Bhubaneswar28/5/20:: With 67 new novel-Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the State’s total SARS-nCoV infection tally has now risen to 1660. The fresh cases mean that active COVID-19 cases in Odisha now stand at 841 while the total number of recoveries remains at 812. Seven persons have succumbed to the disease so far. In the last 24 hours, Ganjam reported 26 ...

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G R Chintala has taken charge as the chairman of NABARD

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Newdelhi:27/5/20: G R Chintala has taken charge as the chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), the apex agri-finance institution said on Wednesday. Chintala replaces H K Bhanwala, who headed the organisation for more than six years. Prior to this posting, Chintala was managing director of NABARD Financial Services (NABFINS), a subsidiary of NABARD headquartered in Bengaluru, ...

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Private Bus Owners’ Association agreed to resume bus service from tomorrow: Bus fares remained unchanged

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Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: 27/5/20: The Odisha government on Wednesday said that there will be no change in bus fares for the benefit of the people of Odisha. The bus fare was last revised on March 21 and the fare is still in force. The State Transport Authority (STA) also issued a list of bus fare between different towns for different categories of buses. ...

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CESU’s clarification on grievances related to inflated consumer electricity Bills

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Bhubaneswar:27/5/20: After resumption of handheld billing in the month of May, Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU) has received a number of grievances from the consumers and asked whether their electricity bills are inflated. For the bill in May, residents would pay for the usage in March and April. For the customers who paid the April bill through online ...

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CBSE allows students to write pending board exams from home states

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Newdelhi:27/5/20: There is a major relief to the students appearing for the pending Class 10th and 12th  examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education from 1st of July this year. Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has informed that students who have moved to another state or district during the lockdown can appear in these exams from ...

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Tata Steel BSL has introduced 6 Electric Cars in its fleet of vehicles

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Narendrapur, May 27, 2020: As part of its drive to promote clean energy, Tata Steel BSL has introduced 6 Electric Cars in its fleet of vehicles at its plant in Dhenkanal district of Odisha. These Tata Tigor EV cars by Tata Motors are the first electric cars to be registered for commercial use in the state. Dr. Anup Mallick, Regional ...

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Odisha’s total SARS-nCoV cases touched 1593 after 76 new positive cases

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Bhubaneswar27/5/20:: Odisha’s total SARS-nCoV cases touched 1593 after 76 new positive cases. While recoveries stand at 733, active cases now is at 853 and death toll at 7. As per reports, Ganjam tops the districts with most Covid-19 infections at 368 and maximum recoveries at 272 followed by Jajpur and Balasore. Here’re details of new cases: 13 cases in Nuapada (All ...

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