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Odisha death toll in the floods is 17 and over 14 lakh people affected in 20 districts

Bhubaneswar30/8/20:: The death toll in the floods is 17 and over 14 lakh people affected in 20 districts of Odisha, according to the situation report by the state government. The State Government said that 14,32,701 people in 20 districts have been affected. The affected districts are Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Bhadrak, Boudh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, ...

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Odisha Fire Service personnel have rescued 810 persons from flood-affected regions in the state

Cuttack:30/8/20: Odisha Fire Service personnel have rescued 810 persons including a pregnant woman and sick person from flood-affected regions in the state. Minister of State, Energy, Industries Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Home Dibyasankar Mishra visited different fire stations of Kendrapara district and reviewed the preparedness and deployment of the rescue teams in different areas of the district. Dr. Satyajit ...

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COVID-19 cases in Bhubaneswar now stand at 10021 and the recovery cases jumped to 6061

Bhubaneswar: 30/8/20:COVID-19 cases in Bhubaneswar have crossed 10K mark with the detection of 515 new positive cases under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, 515 new COVID-19 positive cases in 33 wards of the BMC area, while 297 persons have also recovered and one  person died due to Novel Coronavirus infection .Here is the ...

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PM praises Apps developed under AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge

New Delhi:30/8/20:In the latest address of Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said that the youth participated enthusiastically in the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. He noted that nearly two-thirds of the entries were made by the youth of tier two and tier three cities. Awards have been given to around two dozen Apps in different categories, he ...

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In Mann ki Baat, PM exhorts students and teachers to bring to fore stories of unsung heroes of freedom struggle

New Delhi:30/8/20:In the latest address of Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi exhorted students and teachers to bring to fore stories of unsung heroes of the freedom struggle. Prime Minister said that when one thinks of his/her successes, one is always reminded of a teacher. He said that COVID crisis has posed a challenge for teachers, who have ...

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Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan along with Education Minister R P Nishank Lays Foundation Stone for New Facilities at Central University of Odisha

New Delhi:29/8/20; Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today, along with Union Minister of Education, Shri Ramesh PokhriyalNishank laid the foundation stone for academic block, library and staff quarters at Central University of Odisha(CUO) in Koraput. Shri Pradhan congratulated the faculty and students and expressed happiness at CUO establishing itself as a premier center for ...

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COVID-19 positive tally now stands at 9,506 with 3693 active cases in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:29/8/20: As many as 505 persons in Bhubaneswar have tested positive for coronavirus.  This was informed by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on twitter today. According to the BMC, 505 positive cases detected in the city, while 345 cured today. With the detection of the fresh cases, the COVID-19 positive tally now stands at 9,506 with 3693 active cases. Here is ...

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Centre Stops States, UTs From Imposing Lockdown Outside Containment Zone

New Delhi:29/8/20: With an aim to allow more activities to open up across the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today said States and Union Territories cannot impose any local lockdown outside the containment zones without prior consultation with the Central Government. While issuing guidelines for the Unlock 4, the MHA said States and Union Territories shall not impose any ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has presented Biju Patnaik Sports Award

Bhubaneswar:29/8/20 OdishaChief Minister Naveen Patnaik today presented  Biju Patnaik Sports Award to outstanding sportspersons and coaches on the occasion of National Sports Day celebrated through Video Conferencing. has Jayanti Behera and Deep Grace Ekka received  Biju Patnaik Sports Award for outstanding performance in sports and games.  Both of them received Rs.2 lakh cash award each.  Similarly, Biju Patnaik Bravery Award ...

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Odisha DGP Abhay and other senior officers reviewed the Anti-Cannabis initiatives in Koraput

Koraput:29/8/20: Odisha DGP Abhay and other senior officers of State Police visited Koraput district today and reviewed the LWE Scenario, Anti-Naxal Operations in the district, Anti-Cannabis initiatives of the district police and other issues. The DGP interacted with the senior officers of the District Police and CAPFs and reviewed the security response as well as developmental activities going on in the ...

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