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For car festival construction of chariot is going on in Full swing in Puri Bada Danda

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Drivers and other staff of private buses across the state took to streets demanding compensation for the losses incurred due to COVID-19 lockdown.

Bhubaneswar:1/6/20: Drivers and other staff of private buses across the state today took to streets demanding compensation for the losses incurred due to COVID-19 lockdown. They also demanded insurance coverage of Rs 50 lakh. Thousands of bus drivers,  conductors and helpers under the banner of Odisha Motor Vehicle Drivers’ Association staged demonstrations across the state affecting vehicular movements. In Bhubaneswar, Congress ...

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Odisha Government has extended the lockdown in all COVID-19 Containment Zones until midnight of June 30

Bhubaneswar: 1/6/20: With a view to containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the Odisha Government has decided to keep the lockdown in force till 30th June 2020. This was announced by Chief Secretary Sri Asit Tripathy in a press briefing from Geet Govind Sadan today. Sri Tripathy said,” “Government is systematically trying to balance life and livelihood in this unprecedented crisis situation. Hon’ble Chief ...

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Odisha has reported 156 fresh Covid-19 positive cases, marking the State’s highest single-day spike

Bhubaneswar:1/6/20: The corona positive tally in Odisha touched 2104 on Monday with 156 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. This is the highest-ever single-day spike in COVID-19 cases in the state, which had seen a record 129 fresh cases the previous day. Kendrapara reported the highest 50 cases followed by Cuttack (20), Ganjam (17), Jagatsinghpur (14), Kandhamal ...

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Tata Power to manage power distribution in Central Odisha from 1st June onwards

~Tata Power Holds 51 percent equity along with 49% by Government of Odisha~ ~Retains all the existing employees of CESU; Successful PPP model in Power Sector~ Bhubaneswar:1/6/20: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, today, announced that it has taken over the management of CESU, after receiving the Letter of Intent (LOI) from the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) for ...

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Depression over Arabian Sea to convert into cyclonic storm in next 24 hours: IMD

Newdelhi:1/6/20:The depression over East-central and adjoining South-east Arabian Sea moved North-northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past six hours. Indian Meteorology Department said, the depression is very likely to intensify into a Deep Depression over East-central and the adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea during next six hours and further convert into a Cyclonic Storm over Arabian Sea during the ...

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Date of Poll and Counting of Votes for Deferred Rajya Sabha Poll

 New Delhi:1/6/20:  On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States, retiring in the month of April,2020, which were notified vide Notification No. 318/CS-Multi/2020(1) dated 06.03.2020. After the last date of withdrawal on 18.03.2020, respective Returning Officers declared 37 seats from 10 States filled in uncontested. Further, ...

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Historic decisions of cabinet will usher in positive changes in the lives of farmers, labourers and workers:Narendra Modi

Newdelhi:1/6/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has termed today’s cabinet decisions as historic and said that these will usher in positive changes in the lives of farmers, labourers and workers. He said, the decisions of the government will bring tremendous benefits to the farmers, street vendors and MSMEs. Mr. Modi said, the change in definition of MSMEs will not only give impetus ...

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Rs 812 Crore approved for Odisha under “Jal Jeevan Mission

New Delhi:1/6/20: Through ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’, Government of India is making all efforts to provide every rural household in the country a Functional Household Tap Connection for water in an adequate quantity of prescribed quality on regular and long-term basis. Following the true spirit of cooperative federalism, State Governments are steering this flagship programme to realise the objectives of the ...

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