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Odisha Health Minister dismissed all the allegations on COVID-19 mismanagement leveled by the Opposition

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Bhubaneswar:30/9/20 Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Wednesday dismissed all the allegations on COVID-19 mismanagement leveled by the Opposition political parties against the government. Making a statement during the Monsoon Session of the State Legislative Assembly after an adjournment motion was moved in connection over the matter, Das defended his government’s efforts in tackling the pandemic. The minister argued that ...

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Odisha High Court deferred the hearing of the petition on restricting the height of idols till October 9.

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Cuttack:30/9/20: Odisha High Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing of the petition on restricting the height of idols in community pandals during the upcoming Durga Puja in Cuttack till October 9. The court has directed the state government to present their case on the next hearing date. Odisha government has also been directed to give protection to the under-construction idols ...

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No decline in positive cases in Bhubaneswar before Dussehra this year.

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Bhubaneswar:30/9/20: As COVID-19 cases surge continues unabated, it seems like there will be no decline in positive cases in Bhubaneswar before Dussehra this year. According to an analysis by the RMRC, the COVID situation will continue till the one-fourth population in Bhubaneswar gets infected with the deadly virus. “Novel coronavirus is a mysterious virus. It is very hard to make any ...

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Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to function with 50% strength of employees during the month of October

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Bhubaneswar:30/9/20; The General Administration and Public Grievance Department today directed all State government offices except essential services and offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to function with 50% strength of employees during the month of October. In order, the General Administration Department said all departments of the State government and sub-ordinate Offices in the twin city shall function with 50% strength of ...

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Bhubaneswar city added 369 new COVID-19 positive cases its tally now stands at 21,895

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Bhubaneswar:30/9/20: Bhubaneswar city added 369 new COVID-19 positive cases to its tally in the last 24 hours. With fresh cases, the total number of COVID cases now stands at 21,895 in the State capital. The local contact cases continue to surge in the city as compared to quarantine cases. Today, nearly 80% of cases reported in the capital city are local ...

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Ministry of Home Affairs left it to the states and union territories to decide on reopening of schools and coaching institutions

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New Delhi:30/9/20: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday left it to the states and union territories to decide on reopening of schools and coaching institutions after October 15 in a graded manner. Earlier, schools were partially reopened from September 21 in compliance with Unlock 4 guidelines. In fresh guidelines for the further reopening of the country amid the pandemic, ...

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Ministry of Home Affairs issued new guidelines for opening up of more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones

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New Delhi:30/9/20: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today issued new guidelines for opening up of more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones. In these guidelines, which will come into effect from October 1, 2020, the process of re-opening of activities has been extended further. The new guidelines are based on feedback received from States and UTs, and extensive consultations ...

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Epidemic Diseases (Odisha Amendment) Bill Passed

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Bhubaneswar30/9/20:: Amid the Opposition uproar, the State Assembly passed the Epidemic Diseases (Odisha Amendment) Bill, 2020 on the second day of the monsoon session today. As per the new bill, COVID norm violators could be fined up to Rs 1 lakh and two years jail term. Senior Congress Legislator Tara Prasad Bahinipati on the premises of the State Assembly said the ...

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Odisha Reports 3443 Cases : Khurda top with 601 new coronavirus disease cases

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Bhubaneswar:30/9/2020: Odisha has registered 3443 new coronavirus disease cases in the past 24 hours, informed the state I&PR department today. According to the latest update, 2017 positives were detected from quarantine centers while 1426 are local contacts. With this, the state has now 36743 active cases, while 181481 patients have been cured or discharged from hospitals. Khurda remained in the top ...

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Rajasthan Royals win toss; elect to field

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Dubai:30/9/20-: In IPL Cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders were 118 for 5 in 14.3 overs against Rajasthan Royals in Dubai when reports last came in. Earlier, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field. Last night, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Delhi Capitals by 15 runs in Abu Dhabi.

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