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Customer service hours at banks in Odisha were changed

Bhubaneswar:25/4/21: In view of the Covid upsurge, the customer service hours at banks in Odisha were changed today. As per a decision taken by the State government, the customer service hours at banks have been from 10 AM to 2 PM, and the banking hours from 10 AM to 4 PM. The new timing of banks in the State has been ...

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Phone call between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and H.E. Mr. Suga Yoshihide, Prime Minister of Japan

Newdelhi:25/4/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a phone call today with His Excellency Suga Yoshihide, Prime Minister of Japan. The two leaders discussed the COVID-19 situation in the respective country and exchanged views on various regional and global challenges posed by the pandemic. They highlighted the importance of close India-Japan cooperation to overcome these challenges, such as by working together ...

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Prime Minister reviews preparations by Armed Forces to assist in Covid management

Newdelhi:25/4/21:The Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat today called on the Prime Minister. They reviewed the preparations and operations being undertaken by the Armed Forces to deal with the pandemic. The CDS briefed the PM that all medical personnel from armed forces who have retired or taken pre-mature retirement in the last 2 years are being recalled to work ...

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Mahanadi Coalfields Limited has sanctioned Rs 9.32 crore for development of Maa Hingula Temple

Bhubaneswar:25/4/21: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary firm of Coal India Limited, has sanctioned Rs 9.32 crore under CSR Fund for development of Maa Hingula Temple in Talcher. “The MCL Board has approved sanction of Rs 9.32 crore under their CSR Fund for construction of certain facilities at Gopalprasad, Talcher, for benefit of the local population in general and for providing ...

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Bhubaneswar recorded the highest maximum temperature at 43.6 degrees Celsius

Bhubaneswar:25/4/21: Severe heatwave conditions continued to prevail in Odisha today as 17 places in the State recorded maximum temperature 40 degrees Celsius or above. Bhubaneswar city, the State’s Capital, recorded the highest maximum temperature at 43.6 degrees Celsius. According to the data provided by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Boudh reported 42.5 degrees Celsius followed by Baripada at 42.4, Titlagarh at 42, ...

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces free Covid Vaccination to 18+ age-group

Bhubaneswar:25/4/21: The people of Odisha aged 18 years or above will be able to get Covid vaccines free of cost. This was announced by the State’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today evening. During the third phase of the Covid vaccination programme, the Government of India announced citizens of the country within the age bracket of 18-44 years will be vaccinated from ...

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Lockdown in the national capital has been extended by another week

Newdelhi:25/4/21:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the lockdown in the national capital has been extended by another week. Addressing a press conference, the chief minister said the COVID-19 situation in the national capital is grim and hence some strict actions need to be taken to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. “We had imposed a 6-day lockdown in ...

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In ‘Mann ki Baat’ PM Modi urged people to seek information only through reliable sources

New Delhi;25/4/21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation on his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’ as India continues to battle the frightening surge in the Covid-19 cases and deaths. During the 76th episode of ‘Mann ki Baat’ PM Modi urged people to seek information only through reliable sources regarding the prevailing situation. “I urge people to not ...

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Odisha reported as many as 6116 new COVID-19 cases: Khurda top in list with 875 new cases

Bhubaneswar:25/4/21: Odisha reported as many as 6116 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours as the tally in the state mounted to 407457. Out of the 6116  cases, 3546 were detected in quarantine while 2570 are local contact cases. Khurda registered highest number of cases as 875 more persons in the district contracted the virus. With this, active COVID-19 ...

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India becomes fastest country to administer 14 crore doses of Corona vaccine

Newdelhi:25/4/21:India has become the fastest country to administer 14 Crore doses of COVID-19 Vaccine in just 99 days. These include over 92 lakh 89 thousand Healthcare Workers who have taken the 1st dose and around 60 lakh Health care workers who have taken the 2nd dose, over one crore 19 lakh Frontline Workers have taken the 1st dose and more ...

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