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Odisha’s COVID-19 tally again saw a spike of nearly 300 cases

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/21: Odisha’s COVID-19 daily tally again saw a spike of nearly 300 cases today with four districts reporting over 30 fresh cases. In the last 24 hours, 297 fresh cases have been reported from 24 districts taking the state’s total caseload to 3,40,917. Kalahandi district registered the highest spike of 57 cases followed by Sundargarh  (38), Khordha (33), and Nuapada (31). Of ...

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Official Notification Out for Reservation In Med, Engg Colleges in Odisha For Govt School Students

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/21: After Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik moved a resolution in the Assembly for 15 percent reservation for Government school students in engineering and medical colleges of the state, the state government has issued an official notification in this regard. In the notification, Odisha Skill Development and Technical Education Department reiterated that a high-power committee was constituted on January 8 under ...

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It is mandatory for all Permanent Account Number (PAN) cardholders to link their Aadhaar with PAN

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New Delhi: As per the directives of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), it is mandatory for all Permanent Account Number (PAN) cardholders to link their Aadhaar with PAN on or before March 31. ‘If your Aadhaar is not linked then your PAN will be considered inoperative and this will have an impact on the TDS rate at the time ...

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Odisha Issues Guidelines For April 2021

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/21: The Odisha government directed District Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to demarcate the containment zones at micro level in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). While issuing the guidelines for the month of April, the State government stated the containment zones will be notified by the respective Collectors and Municipal Commissioners and directed ...

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India-Mauritius Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement will enter into force on 1st April 2021

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Newdelhi:31/3/21:India and Mauritius signed the ComprehensiveEconomic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) on 22 February 2021. The CECPA is the first trade agreement signed by India with a country in Africa. Both sides have completed their internal legal procedures and the India-Mauritius CECPA will enter into force on Thursday, 01 April 2021. The agreement is a limited agreement, which will cover ...

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Puri-Gunupur Special Train From April 22

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Bhubaneswar: 31/3/21:The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run a Special Express train between Puri and Gunupur in Rayagada district from April 22. The Puri-Gunupur Special will leave Puri at 9.30 AM from April 22 and reach Gunupur at 8.50 PM. In the return direction, the train will leave Gunupur at 6 AM from April 23 and arrive at ...

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Bhubaneswar recording the season’s highest temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius.

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/21: Most parts of Odisha came under an intense heatwave on Wednesday with the state capital recording the season’s highest temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius. Talking about the temperature recorded in the capital city on Wednesday, the highest in the state, senior meteorologist of the Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar Uma Shankar Das said the city has broken its earlier record of ...

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Bhubaneswar Sees 32 Fresh Cases In Last 24 Hours

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Bhubaneswar:30/3/21 As many as 32 fresh Covid-19 positive cases have been reported only from Bhubaneswar even as Khordha district, under which the Capital city falls, recorded 33 fresh cases in last 24 hours. Out of the 32 new cases in the Capital, six have been detected from quarantine while 26 others are local contacts. Seven positive cases have been reported ...

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Bharat Biotech, Biovet, Sapigen Biologix enter into research pact with CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology

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Hyderabad:30/3/21: Bharat Biotech International, Biovet, and Sapigen Biologix have signed a joint Master Collaborative Agreement (MCA) with CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), to collaborate on the development of novel platform technologies for biotherapeutics and vaccines to support indigenous, affordable health care solutions for humans and animals. The collaborators will identify the mutually interesting projects to pursue under the agreement. ...

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IIT Bhubaneswar successfully organized the four-day entrepreneurial conclave, E-Summit ’21

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Bhubaneswar:30/3/21: IIT Bhubaneswar successfully organized the four-day entrepreneurial conclave, E-Summit ’21 with many thought-provoking sessions and interesting workshops. Dr. Kiran Bedi, Former Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry and the First Woman IPS Officer was the Chief Guest for the valedictory ceremony. The event was presided over by Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar Speaking on the occasion, Prof. R.V. Raja ...

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