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Efficacy of COVID vaccine may land between 50-100%:

New Delhi:22/9/20: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely to remain between 50 to 100 percent, however, they are trying for 100 percent efficiency. “We are aiming for 100 percent efficacy but may land between 50 to 100 percent. However, it still would be an effective vaccine against the ...

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Odisha Fire Service inspects 60 Covid health institutes in wake of fire mishap in Covid hospital

Cuttack:22/9/20: Odisha Fire Service visited as many as 33 COVID Hospitals, 26 COVID Care Centres and one COVID Isolation Centre to ascertain the adequacy and operability of fire safety measures in those premises. The fire safety inspection was conducted in the wake of a fire mishap in a COVID Hospital in Cuttack on Monday. A fire has broken out at Intensive ...

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Selection of candidates for 2019-20 under the MANF Scheme has been made through JRF-NET

Newdelhi:22/9/20: The Ministry of Minority Affairs implements Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF) Scheme for educational empowerment of students belonging to six notified minority communities i.e. Buddhist, Christian, Jain, Muslim, Sikh, Zoroastrian (Parsi). Selections under the MANF Scheme are done as per the approved guidelines. The MANF Scheme is implemented through the University Grants Commission (UGC) and no waiting list is ...

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Successful Flight Test of ABHYAS conducted by DRDO Balasore

Balasore:22/9/20: Successful flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) was today conducted by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. During the trials, two demonstrator vehicles were successfully test flown. The vehicle can be used as target for evaluation of various missile systems. Abhyas is designed & developed by Aeronautical ...

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PM addresses the convocation of IIT, Guwahati

Newdelhi:22/9/20: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the convocation of IIT, Guwahati through video-conferencing today. Quoting the saying ज्ञानम् विज्ञान सहितम् यत्  ज्ञात्वा मोक्ष्यसे अशुभात्। the Prime Minister elaborated that all the knowledge including science is a means to solve the problems. He was proud of the way institutions like IITs are advancing today and said this energy for innovation ...

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IITTM Bhubaneswar & Bodh Gaya is jointly organizing a cultural and tourism web talk series

Bhubaneswar:22/9/20:IITTM Bhubaneswar & Bodh Gaya is jointly organizing a cultural and tourism web talk on 23 rd September 2020 at 5 PM. Daya Dissanayake an eminent author and poet from Sri Lanka will be speaking on the topic: ” Ashoka Dharma – Antidote to the Pandemic” Daya Dissanayake  is a bilingual Sri Lankan novelist, poet, and blogger. His work spans a critical study of ...

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Renowned Marathi, Hindi films and stage actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar passed away

Mumbai:22/9/20: Renowned Marathi, Hindi films, and stage actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar passed away after a four-day battle with COVID-19 at a private hospital in Satara. She was 79. She was in a critical condition when admitted to a private hospital last weekend. Her end came at the hospital early on Tuesday morning. Popularly known as Ashalata, the Goa-born actress had reportedly ...

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Final semester examinations for various Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) courses began

Bhubaneswar:22/9/20: The final semester examinations for various Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) courses began across Odisha today and would be completed by October 10. According to sources, while some colleges and universities are conducting the exams online, some are conducting it through offline mode. In view of the pandemic, all necessary arrangements have been made at campuses so ...

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Tata Steel Mining Begins Operations At Sukinda Chromite Mine

Bhubaneswar:22/9/20: Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) on Monday commenced operations at its Sukinda chromite mine in Odisha. The groundbreaking ceremony to kickstart the mining operations at Sukinda in Jajpur district was attended by several officials of the company. Speaking on the occasion, M.C. Thomas, TSML Managing Director said, “It is a significant milestone for Tata Steel Mining and the first ...

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Odisha cadre IPS officer Susant Kumar Nath has appointed as the Inspector General of Border Security Force

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar:22/9/20: The Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI, has appointed 1993-batch Odisha cadre IPS officer Susant Kumar Nath as the Inspector General of Border Security Force (BSF). Nath, who is currently serving as the Director of State Forensic Science Laboratory, has been appointed as BSF IG on a deputation basis for a period of five years, sources said. The ...

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