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CCEA nods exclusive subsidy policy for Urea produced through coal gasification by Talcher Fertilizers

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Newdelhi:20/4/21:The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday has given its approval for the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for the formulation of an exclusive subsidy policy for Urea produced through coal gasification route by Talcher Fertilizers Limited (TFL). TFL is a Joint Venture Company of four PSUs namely Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers ...

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Odisha Chief Minister directed the District Collectors to be prepared for the return of the migrants

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Bhubaneswar: 20/4/21:At a time when there is an upsurge in Covid cases and the worst-affected States are imposing lockdowns, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the District Collectors to be prepared for the return of the migrants. While reviewing the Covid situation through video-conferencing, the Chief Minister asked the Collectors to reactivate the protocols immediately that was followed by the ...

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RT-PCR Negative Report Must For Passengers De-Boarding At Biju Patnaik International Airport

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Bhubaneswar: 20/4/21: Tightening restrictions for people coming to Odisha in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made RT-PCR negative report mandatory for passengers de-boarding at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here with effect from today. In view of increase in COVID-19 positive cases and in accordance with the previous order of the Disaster Management ...

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Centre accepts Odisha Chief Minister’s suggestion on Covid vaccine

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Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on April 17 had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting that Covid vaccines be made available outside the government supply chain in the open market so that citizens who can afford them can buy the COVID vaccines on their own. Patnaik had further stated that this would reduce the burden of ...

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Odisha Government formed flying squads to check hoarding and black marketing of drugs

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Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: Amidst the unprecedented rise in COVID-19 cases in the second wave of the pandemic, Odisha Government formed flying squads to check hoarding and black marketing of drugs and medical supplies for the treatment of the deadly disease. Total 22 flying squads have been formed, of which 7 teams will be deployed for Twin City Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and 15 will ...

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Covid-19 cases in Odisha registered a big jump with total of 4,445 persons tested positive on Monday

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Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: The one-day surge in Covid-19 cases in Odisha registered a big jump on Monday when a total of 4,445 persons tested positive for the infection while four patients succumbed to the lethal virus in the last 24 hours, informed the State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department. This is the highest-single day spike in the State ever since the ...

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Odisha government announced a weekend shutdown beginning on April 24 at all the urban areas

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Bhubaneswar:19/4/21: In view of the unprecedented spike in Covid-19 cases in Odisha, the State government on Monday announced a weekend shutdown at all the urban areas across the State, beginning on April 24. However, all the essential services including hospitals, nursing homes, medicine stores will continue functioning as usual during the shutdown. The health workers will also be allowed to ...

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No crisis of beds at several designated Covid Care Centres and Hospitals

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Bhubaneswar:18/4/21; Amid the growing concern for healthcare infrastructure with the steep rise in Covid-19 cases since the last 20 days in Odisha, the Director of Public Health Dr Niranjan Mishra said that there is no crisis of beds at several designated Covid Care Centres and Hospitals. “All district Collectors have been directed to increase the number of beds four to ...

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Students of various educational institutions have started to vacate their hostels

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Bhubaneswar:18/4/21: The students of various educational institutions have started to vacate their hostels amid the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the state. Earlier, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has announced suspension of all the classes and asked the students to vacate the hostels on or before April 19 in view of galloping Covid-19 cases in the state. However, some organisations ...

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Bataraj Dev Goswami passed away

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Puri:17/4/21:Bataraj Dev Goswami grandson of Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami passed away in Kolkata today infected with covid -19. He was also used to performed drama on stage. Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami was famous through the first Odia full-length feature film Sita Bibah in 1936 – the year of Odisha’s birth. In 1936, few days after Orissa achieved its political identity, the ...

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