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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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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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Tata Steel BSL gears up to combat COVID 19

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Full salaries to be paid to temporary workers, daily wage earners if they fail to join work for COVID 19 related issues Massive awareness drive in regional languages inside the plant, colony, for workers and truck drivers Strict instructions for employees to follow guidelines of the government and the company  Narendrapur:24/3/20: Tata Steel BSL follows a robust management system framework and ...

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Properties worth lakhs were gutted after fire broke out in the godown of NESCO

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Balasore:21/3/20: Properties worth lakhs were gutted after fire broke out in the godown of North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Limited (NESCO) in Sobhrampur in the district this evening. As per reports, fire broke out in the godown where hundreds of transformers were stored and the fire engulfed the godown completely by the time fire tenders reached the spot. As ...

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Lightning has claimed ten lives in different districts in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar 19/3/20: Lightning has claimed ten lives in different districts in the state today.A father and his 11-month-old baby were killed at Muktahandi village under Kotpad block in Koraput district.Similarly, a youth was killed in Sargul village under Tureikela block in Balangir district and a man was killed in Jatsinghpur district.While in Ganjam district, two were killed in Bhanjanagar and ...

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Gopalpur Ports Limited has taken all precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of COVID–19

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Gopalpur:18/3/20: Gopalpur Ports Limited (GPL) has taken all precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of COVID–19 in their operational area.A detailed process has been established wherein continuous monitoring and screening all foreign and domestic ships and ship’s crew in addition to the directives and instructions received from the Directorate General of Shipping (Union Ministry of Shipping) and the Ministry of ...

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Puri Gajapati and his family will remain in self-quarantine for 14 days

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Bhubaneswar:17/3/20: Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb and his family will remain in self-quarantine for 14 days as they returned to the state capital from the USA on March 15. The family had gone to the USA to attend several programmes in Jagannath temples in various cities.After reaching, the family also registered online in the state Government’s COVID-19 Portal. The family is ...

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Youngest drummer Abhishek Sahoo honoured by the World Book of Records,

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Cuttack, Mar 14: Abhishek Sahoo, a resident of Cuttack and youngest drummer, social worker and child artiste, has been honoured by the World Book of Records, United Kingdom for his remarkable social initiative. He was honoured for distributing 10,000 cold water bottles to Cuttack traffic personnel in 38 days. Earlier, Abhishek, a Class-VII student of SCB Medical Public School, has ...

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Major fire broke out at Emami Paper Mill

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Balasore:10/3/20: A major fire broke out at Emami Paper Mill at Remuna in the district today. Source said that properties worth lakhs have been reduced to ashes. The reason behind the fire mishap is yet to be ascertained. Fire personnel reached the spot and managed to douse the flame. There were no reports of casualties in the mishap as the ...

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Badambadi bus stand will be shifted to Khan Nagar near Biswanath Library

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Cuttack:10/3/20: The bus stand at Badambadi in Odisha’s Cuttack city will be shifted to Khan Nagar near Biswanath Library here, informed Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central Range, Anil Kumar Samal today. Early this morning, 5T Secretary VK Pandian and some officials visited Badambadi and nearby areas with focus on implementation of decongestion plan in the city. He also reviewed the plan at ...

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