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Odisha’s COVID-19 death toll touches 362


Bhubaneswar: 18/88/20: Odisha has reported nine more Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours. This was informed by the Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today. With this, the State’s death toll rose to 362. Details:     A 62-year old male of Balasore district who was also suffering from Carcinoma Prostate with bone metastasis. An 81-year old female of Bhubaneswar who was ...

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With 2239 new Covid-19 cases total tally in Odisha’s surged to 64,533


Bhubaneswar:18/8/20: Odisha has reported 2239 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, informed the State Information & Public Relations department today. With this, the state’s tally surged to 64,533. Covid-19 Report For 17th August: New Positives Cases: 2239 In quarantine: 1416 Local contacts: 823 Angul: 6 Balasore: 130 Bargarh: 51 Bhadrak: 73 Balangir: 66 Boudh: 53 Cuttack: 117 Dhenkanal: 36 ...

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Odia Language Text Translation Is Now Available in Microsoft Translator


New Delhi:18/8/20:Odia is available now or will be available soon, in the Microsoft Translator app, Office, Translator for Bing, and through the Azure Cognitive Services Translator for businesses and developers. Odia is spoken by 35 million people in India and across the world. It joins Bangla, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and English as the 12th commonly used language of the Indian ...

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Odisha Chief Minister directed the government officials to complete the’ Ekamra Kshetra Yojana’within an year


Bhubaneswar:17/8/20: More than two lakh people will be able to witness the ‘Maha Shivaratri’ festival of Lord Lingaraj once the ‘Ekamra Kshetra Yojana’ is fully implemented. During a meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, a detailed plan of the scheme was unveiled today. Under Ekamr akshetraYojana, a massive development project will be executed at Lingaraj Temple to offer ...

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Two MLAs from Odisha were featured in the list of ’50 Best Legislators’ compiled by Fame India magazine


Bhubaneswar: 16/8/20:Two MLAs from Odisha were featured in the list of ’50 Best Legislators’ compiled by Fame India magazine. The list has been prepared by Fame India after a survey on 3,958 legislators across the country. BJD MLA from Jajpur Assembly constituency Pranab Prakash Das and Congress Chief Whip and MLA from Jeypore Assembly constituency have been selected among the ‘50 ...

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Indian Railways has generated more than 5.5 lakhs mandays of work under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan


New Delhi:16/8/20:Indian Railways has generated more than 5.5 lakhs mandays of work under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry is closely monitoring the progress made in these projects and the generation of work opportunities for the migrant labours of ...

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NTPC develops infrastructure at Rihand for increasing the use of Fly Ash


New Delhi:16/8/20:NTPC Ltd., a central PSU under Ministry of Power and country’s largest power generation company, has developed an infrastructure at Rihand project in Uttar Pradesh to transport fly ash in bulk to cement plants, located at distance, at a cheaper cost. The development is in line with NTPC’s commitment towards 100 percent utilization of fly ash from power plants. ...

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Meeting focused on misuse of darknet and other advanced technologies for drug trafficking


New Delhi: 16/8/20:The 4th Session of the BRICS Anti-Drug Working Group comprising of Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa and India was held this week. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Rakesh Asthana, Director General, Narcotics Control Bureau and comprised of Smt. B. Radhika, Deputy Director General (Ops), NCB, Ms. Vrindaba Gohil, First Secretary (Trade), Embassy of India, Moscow, Dr. Vaibhav ...

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Newdelhi:16/8/20:President Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India, on his second death anniversary at the samadhi of Atal Ji — Sadaiv Atal


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Newdelhi:16/8/20:Prime Minister Narendramodi pays tribute to former PM AtalBihariVaajpayee Ji on his Punyatithi.


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