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Debendra Samantaray, Edition-in-Charge of Sambad, Sambalpur died of COVID-19

Sambalpur:30/4/21: Debendra Samantaray, Edition-in-Charge of Sambad, Sambalpur died of COVID-19, today. Samantaray had tested positive for the virus and was undergoing treatment at a COVID hospital here for the last two weeks. As his condition deteriorated, he was shifted to the ICU today. However, he breathed his last this evening.  A pall of gloom descended on the fraternity after the ...

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Odia short film ‘Sani’ has won the Special Festival mentioned Award at the 11 th Dada Saheb Phalke Film festival

Newdelhi:30/4/21:Dadasaheb Phalke, who is known as the father of Indian Cinema was born on April 30, 1870, in Nashik, Maharashtra. Today, on the occasion of the legendary filmmaker’s birth anniversary, 11th Dada Saheb Phalke Film festival21 award is being announced. Odia producer Nila Mohapatra’s short film ‘Sani’ has won the Special Festival mentioned Award at the 11 thDada saheb Phalke Film ...

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‘Paika Bidroha’ has won the Special Festival mentioned Award at the 11 th Dada saheb Phalke Film festival

Newdelhi:30/4/21:Dadasaheb Phalke, who is known as the father of Indian Cinema was born on April 30, 1870, in Nashik, Maharashtra. Today, on the occasion of the legendary filmmaker’s birth anniversary, 11 thDada saheb Phalke Film festival21 award is being announced. Odia producer Akshay Kumar Parija’s short film ‘Paika Bidroha’ (Paika Rebellion) has won the Special Festival mentioned Award at the 11 ...

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Odisha Chief Minister sanctioned Rs 10 crore to BMC towards COVID-19 management.

Bhubaneswar:30/4/21:Odisha  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 10 crore to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) towards COVID-19 management. In view of the surge in daily cases in the State Capital, the CM has sanctioned Rs 10 crore from the CMRF to BMC, the CMO stated. Bhubaneswar reported 1,119 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The active cases in the city ...

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Leading export house Falcon Group has donated a basic life support Ambulance to BMC

Bhubaneswar:30/4/21:With the objective of supporting the fight against deadly virus in the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic second-wave outbreak, leading export house of Odisha Falcon Group has donated a basic life support Ambulance to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and in addition to this Falcon Group has donated an electric crematorium machine to BMC with an estimated cost of about RFs ...

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Indradhanu (ID) Market will remain closed for the next three days

Bhubaneswar:30/4/21:One of the busiest markets in the state capital, the Indradhanu (ID) Market will remain closed for the next three days. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials along with Commissionerate Police sealed the market for the next 24 hours for violation of COVID-19 protocols on Friday. As per reports, the BMC officials and police personnel conducted a raid on Friday ...

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No shortage of Oxygen for the treatment of Covid-19 patients in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:30/4/21: There will be no shortage of Oxygen for the treatment of Covid-19 patients in Odisha, said the additional chief secretary of health department, Pradipta Mohapatra on Friday. Briefing the media, Mohapatra said the daily oxygen consumption is 45 MT in the State. Directives have been issued to ensure that no oxygen cylinder remains empty in any hospital. Modalities have ...

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Oxygen Express Operations of Indian Railways continue to bring relief to the States

Newdelhi:30/4/21:Indian Railways is continuing its Oxygen Express journey and saving many more lives. Railways are in full preparedness to run even more Oxygen Express based on the requests from State Governments. Madhya Pradesh will receive its second Oxygen Express carrying 47.37 MT LMO from Bokaro to Sagar and Jabalpur in four tankers. The train started from Bokaro on 29 April 2021 and is currently moving ...

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Expert panel of doctors answer queries in Webinar on ‘COVID-19: Myths Vs Reality’

Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak has happened, we have been facing a two-front war, one against the pandemic and another against the infodemic.  A webinar titled ‘COVID-19: Myths Versus Reality’ has been organized by Press Information Bureau today, in collaboration with the Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Goa, to tackle the infodemic situation. The participants included three eminent ...

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Council of Ministers meets to discuss the situation arising out of the second wave of COVID

Newdelhi:30/4/21:The Council of Ministers met today to discuss the situation arising out of the second wave of COVID in the country. The Council of Ministers meeting noted that the present pandemic crisis is a ‘once in a century crisis’ and has thrown a big challenge for the world. The government of India’s Team India approach to fighting COVID, based on ...

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