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Odisha Adds 3577 New COVID-19 Cases With 66382 Tests

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Bhubaneswar20/6/21:: As many as 3577 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha during the last 24 hours. A total of 66382 samples were tested in the state, yesterday. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) for the day stood at 5.38%. Khurda district reported highest 571 fresh infections, followed by Cuttack (407) and Jajpur (337). With this, the COVID-19 tally in ...

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7th International Day of Yoga celebrated at Indian Embassy in Beijing


Beijing:20/6/21:  In China, 7th International Day of Yoga was celebrated at Indian Embassy in Beijing with great fervor today. More than 500 people including many Chinese yoga enthusiasts and diplomats gathered at India House to participate in the event. The yoga session including the common yoga protocol and advanced yoga demonstration was led by one of the first Indian yoga ...

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Odisha is all set to cross the milestone of 1 crore covid-19 vaccination


Bhubaneswar:20/6/21:Odisha is all set to cross the milestone of 1 crore covid-19 vaccination. Till date, it has already administered about 96.77 lakh vaccine doses. AIR correspondent reports that, with about one crore people already given the vaccine jabs, the state looks forward to vaccinating the rest in a couple of months. During the last 18 days alone, the state has ...

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India’s Active Caseload further declines to 7,29,243


New Delhi:20/6/21:In a significant development, India has reported less than 60,000 daily cases after 81 days. The country has reported 58,419 New Cases in the last 24 hours. India continues to report a sustained slide in the daily new COVID-19 cases. Less than 1 lakh Daily New Cases have been reported for 13 continuous days now. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and ...

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Eminent Olywood singer Tapu Mishra breathed her last


Bhubaneswar:20/6/21: Eminent Olywood singer Tapu Mishra breathed her last while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the Capital City on Saturday. Tapu Mishra has tied the knot with actor Deepak Pujahari  in 2018, December Tapu had lent her melodious voice to a number of hit movie songs, albums, and bhajans in her career spanning over two decades. Making her debut ...

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Odisha CM Inaugurates 200-Bedded Dedicated Covid Hospital At Bhawanipatna in collaboration with Vedanta Group Limited


Bhawanipatna: 19/6/21:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a 200-bedded district Covid-19 hospital at Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district on Saturday. The dedicated Covid hospital was virtually inaugurated by the chief minister. Built-in collaboration with Vedanta Group Limited, the facility has 168 general oxygen beds, 16 HDU beds, and 16 ICU beds, according to an official release. It is also equipped with a ...

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Odisha-born IAS officer Guruprasad Mohapatra passed away


Bhubaneswar:19/6/21: Odisha-born IAS officer  Guruprasad Mohapatra passed away while undergoing treatment at AIIMS New Delhi, this morning. He was admitted to the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Mohapatra, a 1986-batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer, was serving as the Secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). He was also given additional charge of Secretary of the Ministry ...

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Smart City Bhubaneswar has ranked fourth in the top 10 livable capital cities in the country

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Bhubaneswar:19/6/21: Smart City Bhubaneswar has ranked fourth in the top 10 livable capital cities in the country. And, it topped the Citizen Perception Survey with the highest score of 94.8 out of 100. As per CSE’s Ease of Living Index report, Bengaluru is the top-1 livable capital city in India followed by Chennai, Shimla, and Bhubaneswar. Four parameters were used to ...

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Finance Ministry refutes news media reports of alleged black money held by Indians in Switzerland


 Newdelhi:19/6/21: Certain reports have appeared in the media on 18.06.2021 stating that funds of Indians in Swiss Banks have risen to over Rs 20,700 crore (CHF 2.55 billion) at the end of 2020 from Rs 6,625 crore (CHF 899 million) at the end of 2019, reversing a 2-year declining trend. It has also been stated that this is also the highest figure ...

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India and Bhutan sign MOU for developing cooperation in the areas of Environment


Newdelhi:19/6/21:India and Bhutan today inked an MoU for developing cooperation between two countries in the area of environment. The MoU was signed virtually by Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar from the Indian side and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairperson of the National Environment Commission Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji from the Bhutanese side. Speaking on the ...

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