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Akshay Parija Productions have donated Rs 1 Lakh to fight against COVID-19:Sabysachi and Rani Panda join hand

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Bhubaneswar:28/3/20:As per appeal from Hon CM of Odisha who is fighting an exam plenary fighting against Fight COVID19, Akshay Parija Productions group have donated State Best Film Award money of Rs 50,000 which  was  given    for  BHIJA MATIRA SWARGA(2018) directed by  Late (Padmashree)  Manmohan Mahapatra and additional RS 50,000 from  own fund which   is small gesture to fight with Odisha CM Naveen ...

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Actor Anubhav Mohanty Pledges Rs 1.05 Cr MPLAD Funds For Cuttack & Kendrapara for purchase of necessary equipment for COVID-19.

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:Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20: In order to  stay prepared with emergency measures amidst the coronavirus outbreak in the state, actor-turned politician Anubhav Mohanty on Friday wrote to Kendrapara Collector for dispensation of Rs 1.05 crore from his MPLAD funds for purchase of necessary equipment for COVID-19. Expressing his concern that the coronavirus outbreak might get more severe in the coming days, the BJD ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced a package of Rs 2200 amid countrywide lockdown for coronavirus outbreak

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Bhubaneswar27/3/20:: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a package of Rs 2200 crore to provide assistance to the people of the state amid countrywide lockdown for coronavirus outbreak. The State Government will provide Rs 1000 each to 94 lakh Food Security Act beneficiary families. An amount of Rs 940 crore will be spent in this regard, the CM said. ...

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Odisha government so far has sent 256 samples for Covid-19 test

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Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20: The Odisha government so far has sent 256 samples for Covid-19 test, informed Subroto Bagchi, spokesperson of Odisha government on COVID-19. Bagchi said that reports of 189 samples have been obtained while 186 samples were tested negative for the deadly virus, the number of coronavirus affected persons in the state stands at three. “Health of the first two ...

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National Testing Agency has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination .

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New Delhi, Mar 27: In view of the hardships faced by the parents and the students due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination scheduled to be held on May 3, 2020. “We are hopeful that we would get back to normal situation relatively soon; but for now, ...

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Odisha government suspended the medical officer of Odisha Assembly dispensary for negligence in duty

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Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20: The State government today suspended the medical officer of Odisha Assembly dispensary for negligence in duty. The government today placed Lalit Behera under suspension after a 60-year-old man tested positive for deadly coronavirus. The third Covid-19 positive person had gone to the dispensary of Odisha Assembly and had come in contact with a staff of the assembly. As ...

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Odisha gets Rs 179.64 Cr assistance under National Disaster Response Fund

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New Delhi:27/3/20: The High Level Committee (HLC) under the Chairmanship of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, has approved additional Central assistance under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to eight States including Odisha, which were affected by floods/ landslides/ cyclone/ drought during 2019. HLC approved additional Central assistance of Rs 5751.27 crore to eight States from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) subject ...

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District Collectors Asked To Provide Cooked Food To Destitute during the lockdown

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Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20:Housing & Urban Development Department has asked the Collectors of all districts to provide hot cooked meals to the destitute and homeless persons during the lockdown in Odisha. In a letter, Additional Secretary to Govt, Sangramjit Nayak, has directed that due to on-going COVID-19 menace and associated problems throughout the world and the complete lockdown, the destitute and homeless ...

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Ministry of DoNER would provide Rs.25 crores to North Eastern States for gap funding to fight the COVID-19

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:Union Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh held a detailed review meeting by Video Conference, while adhering to all the guidelines of social distancing, with the Officers of Ministry of DoNER and North Eastern Council (NEC) in view of outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic and measures being taken to fight the same ...

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RBI announced cut in benchmark interest rate, Repo Rate by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das today announced cut in benchmark interest rate, Repo Rate by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent to deal with the hardship caused due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The central bank also reduced the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) of all banks by 100 basis points to 3 per cent with ...

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