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COVID-19 situation in Odisha has reached an alarming stage

Bhubaneswar:28/4/21; The COVID-19 situation in Odisha has reached an alarming stage as the state reported its highest-ever spike of 8386 cases in the last 24 hours. Khurda district registered a mammoth 1840 fresh cases, followed by Sundargarh (933) and Cuttack (496). With this, the COVID-19 tally in the state mounted to 428515. Below are district-wise figures of the fresh cases: ...

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Ten more persons succumbed to COVID-19 in Odisha as the toll mounted to 2,017.

Bhubaneswar28/4/21:: As many as 10 more persons succumbed to COVID-19 in Odisha as the toll mounted to 2,017. The deceased have been identified as:  1. A 42-year-old male of Boudh district. 2. A 66-year-old male of Ganjam district. 3. A 35-year-old male of Khurda district. 4. An 80-year-old male of Puri district who was also suffering from Hypertension. 5. A ...

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Rath Yatra 2021 : fourth batch of timber reached the pilgrim town of Puri

Puri:27/4/21: With the world-famous Rath Yatra around the corner, the fourth batch of timber reached the pilgrim town of Puri on Tuesday for chariot construction. According to sources, 45 ‘Asana’ and ‘Dhaura’ wooden logs have arrived at Grand Road from Boudh today. Earlier yesterday, 17 wood logs had reached the town from Nayagarh forest division. It is pertinent to mention ...

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IMD Bhubaneswar Issues Rain, Thunderstorm Warning

Bhubaneswar27/4/21; Heatwave conditions are likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Khordha and Balasore in the next 24 hours, predicted India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday. As per IMD, The North-South trough now runs from Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim to south coastal Odisha. The cyclonic circulation over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and neighborhood has become ...

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Eminent Litterateur, Editor, and Columnist Manoj Das passed away

Balasore/Puducherry:27/4/21: Eminent Litterateur, Editor, and Columnist Manoj Das from Odisha passed away today evening while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Puducherry. He was 87. Das was suffering from age-related ailments and admitted to the hospital for the past few months. He was the foremost bilingual Odia writer and a master of dramatic expression both in his English and Odia short ...

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BMC to augment call handling capacity of 1929 Call Centre

Bhubaneswar:27/4/21: With an objective to attend more and more calls from citizens seeking advice for Covid-19 patients and not let a single home isolation patient’s queries unattended, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has chalked out a strategy to improve the capacity of its 1929 Call Centre, which has been operating round-the-clock at the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC) of Bhubaneswar Smart ...

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Odisha CM Expresses Concern As 7 Players Of Indian Women’s Hockey Team Test Covid +

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi:27/4/21: As soon as the news on seven members of the Indian women’s hockey team being tested Covid positive broke out, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his concerns and wished speedy recovery of the players. In a tweet, Patnaik wrote, “Concerned to know that 7 members of Indian women’s hockey team including captain @imranirampal and 2 support staff tested ...

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Popular Jatra artiste and comedian Jagannath (Jaga) Rout passed away

Bhubaneswar:27/4/21: Popular Jatra artiste and comedian Jagannath (Jaga) Rout succumbed to COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here today. He was 83. A native of Nimapada in Puri, Rout was associated with Jatra industry for the last 62 years. He worked with various troupes like Satasankha, Konark, and Kalinga Gananatya. Rout, who joined the Jatra industry at the ...

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Union Government imports 20 cryogenic tankers of 10 MT and 20 MT capacity and allocates them to States

Newdelhi:27/4/21:To address the shortage of oxygen tankers in the country, the Union Government has imported 20 cryogenic tankers of 10 MT and 20 MT capacity and allocated them to States. The mapping of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) from the manufacturing plant to different States is a dynamic process and transportation of medical oxygen through cryogenic tankers becoming a bottleneck in ...

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Books Are Better Than social media

Vijay Garg Still, many people believe that the Internet has more benefits compared to reading books, they believe that the internet is way faster, True, the Internet is fast, and the power of the internet can’t be denied, But Books are slow Process because they allow their users and readers to internalize, respond, react and transform. Books are indeed more ...

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