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IFFCO has decided to fill up oxygen cylinders for hospitals free of cost in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:29/4/21: In good news amid an alleged shortage of oxygen for critical COVID-19 patients, the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has decided to fill up oxygen cylinders for hospitals free of cost in Odisha, informed Dr. U S Awasthi, Managing Director & CEO, IFFCO. “Those wishing to avail the service need to bring their own cylinders for a free ...

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Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 7 wickets

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Newdelhi:29/4/21; In IPL Cricket, Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets in New Delhi last night. Batting first, after winning the toss, Hyderabad posted 171 runs for the loss of three wickets in the stipulated 20 overs with the help of Manish Pandey’s 61 off 46 balls and David Warner’s 57 off 55 balls. For Chennai, Lungi Ngidi ...

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PM Modi sanctions procurement of one lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators

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Newdelhi:29/4/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned the procurement of one lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators from the PM Cares Fund. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Mr. Modi to discuss the measures needed to improve Liquid Medical Oxygen Supply for COVID management. The Prime Minister instructed that these Oxygen Concentrators should be procured at the earliest and ...

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Covaxin found to neutralise 617 variant of Corona virus

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Newdelhi:29/4/21:Covaxin, India’s home-grown COVID-19 vaccine, has been found to neutralise the Double Mutant or 617 variant of the Coronavirus. This was stated by White House chief medical adviser and America’s top pandemic expert Dr. Anthony Fauci. The statement comes days after Indian Council of Medical Research announced that Covaxin is effective against the Double Mutant. Dr. Fauci said despite the ...

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1.33 crore people register themselves for 3rd phase of Covid Vaccination

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Newdelhi:29/4/21:On the first day, 1.33 Crore people registered for vaccination in the Cowin portal on Wednesday. It handled more than 50 thousand Application Program Interface API calls per second. The vaccination for people 18 years and above will begin on Saturday.  The government said Co-WIN digital platform continues to work without any technical glitch. Health Ministry said, in the first 3 ...

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Polling underway for 8th and last phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal

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Newdelhi:29/4/21:In the poll-bound West Bengal, polling for the Eighth and Final Phase of Assembly Elections is progressing smoothly. The average voter turnout was registered at 37.80 per cent till 11.30 A.M. The people were seen standing in long queues in front of the Polling Stations right from the beginning. The polling, which began at 7.00 A.M., will be conducted till ...

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Government of Odisha approved 9 industrial projects to the tune of Rs 2570.54 crore

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Bhubaneswar: 28/4/21: The 100th meeting of the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) held today under the chairmanship of Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, Chief Secretary of Odisha, approved 9 industrial projects to the tune of Rs 2570.54 crore in metal and metal downstream, manufacturing, plastic, cement, chemical, and food processing sectors. These industrial projects are further expected to create employment ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation sealed markets and shops in different parts of the city

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Bhubaneswar:28/4/21: Amid the raging coronavirus disease, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today sealed markets and shops in different parts of the city for violation of Covid-19 protocols. In a joint enforcement, the BMC and the Police Commissionerate sealed the markets and haats in the city for 48 hours. The following markets/haats were sealed in Bhubaneswar due to violation of COVID-19 guidelines: ...

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Cabinet approves Agreement between the Government of India and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

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Newfdelhi:28/4/21:The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing and ratification of an Agreement between the Government of Republic of India and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Customs Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters. Impact: The Agreement will help in the availability of relevant information for ...

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1 Lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators to be procured from PM CARES fund

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Newdelhi:28/4/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned the procurement of 1 Lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators from the PM Cares Fund The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to discuss the measures needed to improve Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) Supply for COVID management. PM instructed that these Oxygen Concentrators should be procured at the ...

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