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Bataraj Dev Goswami passed away

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Puri:17/4/21:Bataraj Dev Goswami grandson of Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami passed away in Kolkata today infected with covid -19. He was also used to performed drama on stage. Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami was famous through the first Odia full-length feature film Sita Bibah in 1936 – the year of Odisha’s birth. In 1936, few days after Orissa achieved its political identity, the ...

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Section 144 Clamped In Bhubaneswar And Cuttack


Bhubaneswar:17/4/21: As part of precautionary measures against transmission of COVID-19 in twin city of the State, the Commissionerate Police today promulgated prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC restricting unnecessary movements during night curfew, which will be clamped from tonight. The prohibitory order under section 144 will remain in force from 9.00 PM to 5.00 AM with effect from April 17 ...

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Odisha Special Relief Commissioner made it mandatory for Kumbh Mela returnees to spend a 14-day quarantine


Bhubaneswar: 17/4/21:The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Odisha today made it mandatory for Kumbh Mela returnees to spend a 14-day quarantine after their return. The SRC directed District Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to ensure people of the State, who return from Kumbh Mela complete a 14-day quarantine at home or in Cluster TMCs. He further stated the list of persons, who registered ...

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Bhubaneswar Reports 451 More Covid Positive Cases


Bhubaneswar: 17/4/21:Another 451 Covid positive cases were detected in Bhubaneswar city today taking the total positive cases in the Odisha Capital to 35,341. As per the data provided by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in last 24 hours, out of the total Covid patients 360 were local contact cases and 91 were quarantine cases. So far, a total of 32,755 Covid ...

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Pipili Assembly by-election will be held on May 13


Bhubaneswar:17/4/21: The fresh date for the by-election to Pipili Assembly seat was announced today. As per the Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) sources, the by-poll will be held on May 13. The counting of votes is likely to take place on May 16. An official notification in this regard will be issued by the CEO, Odisha on Monday. Following the death ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting with top officials over the Covid-19 situation


Newdelhi:17/4/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting with top officials over the Covid-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination exercise in the country, government sources said on Saturday. The meeting comes amid a huge surge in Covid-19 cases across the country with reports pouring in from many states about the shortage of hospital facilities and essentials like oxygen supply. The prime minister has been ...

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Wearing a Face cover/ Mask is compulsory in Railway Premises (including trains)


Newdelhi:17/4/21:Indian Railways is taking various measures to contain the spread of the resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Home Affairs from time to time. One of the specific guidelines is to wear a face mask/cover in order to contain the spread of the pandemic. ...

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Odia film Adieu GODARD selected for screening in Films around the world section of 43rd MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL


Bhubaneswar:17/4/21: 43rd Moscow International Film Festival which is going to be commenced from April 22 to 29,2021 Odia feature film Adieu GODARD, written and directed by Amartya Bhattacharyya and produced under the banner of  Swastik Arthouse is inducted in OUT OF COMPETITION PROGRAMS(Film around the world section)the film revolves around A small Indian village: an old man is addicted to watching pornography with his friends. One ...

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Srimandir in Puri will be closed every Saturday-Sunday


Puri, April 17: In view of the rising Covid cases, Srimandir in Puri will be closed every Saturday-Sunday. The restriction will come to force from April 24. The decision was taken at the Chhatisa Nijog meeting, which was held virtually on Friday afternoon. The temple administration has made it mandatory to present a negative RT-PCR test report for people coming ...

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Weekend shutdown in the urban centers of 10 districts bordering Chhattisgarh from today


Bhubaneswar:17/4/21: In view of the worsening Covid-19 situation in Odisha, the State government has decided to clamp the weekend shutdown in the urban centers of 10 districts bordering Chhattisgarh from today. The weekend shutdown has been imposed in urban areas of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Bolangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Koraput, and Malkangiri districts in order to break the chain of ...

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