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Odisha reported 2589 fresh Covid-19 cases :State’s coronavirus positive tally to 67122

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Bhubaneswar:19/8/20: Odisha reported 2589 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours pushing the State’s coronavirus positive tally to 67122, informed the State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department. This includes 21383 active cases and 45314 recoveries. Ten more patients infected with coronavirus succumbed to the disease, subsequently taking the virus death toll to 372, said the State Health & Family ...

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Bank of India has contributed Rs 2.98 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund

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Bhubaneswar: 19/8/20:The Bank of India has contributed Rs 2.98 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF), Odisha to fight COVID-19 pandemic. Bank of India, Zonal Manager, Priyabrata Patnaik today handed over a cheque of the same amount to Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Wednesday at Lok Seva Bhavan. Bank of India’s Joint General Manager Arbind Mishra and Bank Officers’ ...

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Annual Plus II Commerce Examination results declared by CHSE

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Bhubaneswar: 19/8/20: Two students from Nayagarh district are in top two positions in the annual Plus II Commerce Examination, results of which were declared by the Council of Higher Secondary  Education (CHSE) today. Situ Behera and Manaswita Mohanty, both students of Nayagarh HS School, have secured the top two positions with 567 and 562 aggregate marks, respectively. It is pertinent ...

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Bhubaneswar witnessed an all-time high of 370 COVID-19 cases taking its total count to 6077

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Bhubaneswar:19/8/20: Capital city Bhubaneswar today witnessed an all-time high of 370 COVID-19 cases taking its total count to 6077, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).  Khordha district today reported 466 cases. Of the 370 cases,  204  were under quarantine and the remaining 166 are local contacts. As per the data shared by the urban body, as many as 14 persons, including a ...

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Kishor Rungta, C&MD , FACT has assumed charge as Chairman of Fertilisers Association of India(southern Region )

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New Delhi:19/8/20:Kishor Rungta, C&MD, The Fertilizers And Chemicals Travancore Ltd(FACT)  has assumed charge as Chairman of Fertilisers Association of India, Southern Region (FAI SR). The Fertiliser Association of India (FAI) is an elite body that represents the fertiliser manufacturers, distributors, importers, equipment manufacturers, research institutes, and suppliers of inputs. The ‘FAI SR’ covers stakeholders from the states of Kerala, Tamil ...

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NRA is a combination of convenience and cost effectiveness for candidates: Dr Jitendra Singh

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New Delhi:19/8/20:The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today said that the decision of the Cabinet to set up a National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test is a historic, visionary and revolutionary reform in the field of recruitment for ...

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Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out three airports – Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram

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New Delhi:19/8/20:The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for leasing out three airports namely Jaipur, Guwahati, and Thiruvananthapuram airports of Airports Authority of India (AAI) through Public-Private Partnership (PPP). The Union Cabinet accorded its approval for leasing of three AAI airports namely, Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram for Operation, Management and Development to M/s ...

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IITTM Bhubaneswar celebrates Independence Day in a unique way with social distancing

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Bhubaneswar:18/8/20: The prestigious academic institution, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Bhubaneswar celebrated Independence Day 2020 in its campus on 15th August 2020. The Nodal Officer of the institute, Dr.Sabir Hussain hoisted the flag and spoke about pledging ourselves anew to uphold the ideals of the great freedom fighters. The undergraduate and post-graduate students organized a colorful cultural program on the ...

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PM-CARES Fund need not be transferred to NDRF: Supreme Court

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New Delhi:18/8/20: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the funds from the PM-CARES Fund need not be transferred to the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) and individuals can voluntarily contribute to the NDRF. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah dismissed a petition seeking transfer of all funds from PM CARES Fund to NDRF. The top ...

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Veteran Odia movie editor Deben Mishra died after suffering a cardiac arrest

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Bhubaneswar18/8/20:Veteran Odia movie editor Deben Mishra died after suffering a cardiac arrest here late on 15th , August 2020,.He was admitted to a private hospital where he breathed his last. An alumnus of The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, he started his career in Bollywood and was the assistant editor in the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’. After working in 30 ...

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