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Odisha Government has decided to install statues of prominent persons, who have excelled in different fields

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Bhubaneswar:11/6/20: The Odisha Government has decided to install statues of prominent persons, who have excelled in different fields, on a priority basis. This was decided by the Odia Language, Literature, & Culture department of Odisha govt. The concerned department’s minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi said this at a meeting at Lok Seva Bhavan on Thursday. The minister said budgetary allocation has ...

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Odisha Government has initiated the process for renovating the urban hats

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Bhubaneswar11/6/20:: As another boost for facilitating marketing of the handloom, textile and handicraft products in the post-lockdown scenario, the Odisha Government has initiated the process for renovating the urban hats, presently operating at Bhubaneswar, Konark and Puri. A high-level meeting to this effect was held under Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy in Lok Seva Bhawan conference hall today. Reviewing ...

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Odisha government has decided to cancel all the pending theory and practical examinations of UG and PG Final Semester

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Bhubaneswar: 11/6/20: The Odisha government has decided to cancel all the pending theory and practical examinations of UG and PG Final Semester/Final Year and follow an alternative evaluation process. This was decided in a meeting held via video conferencing under the chairmanship of Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo with Vice-Chancellors of State Public Universities and Principals of Autonomous Colleges ...

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Miss Savitri Rath took oath as the judge of Orissa High Court

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Bhubaneswar: 11/6//20: Miss Savitri Rath took oath as the judge of Orissa High Court on Thursday. Chief Justice Justice Mohammad Rafiq administered her oath of office and secrecy. The oath-taking ceremony was held at the conference hall of the High Court following the social distancing norms in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. With Rath’s oath-taking ceremony, the number of judges ...

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With 136 new cases Covid-19 in Odisha raising tally to 3386

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Bhubaneswar:11/6/20: As many as 136 more people, including 54 ODRAF/ NDRF/Fire Services personnel were tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha on Thursday, raising the State’s tally to 3386, said State Health and Family Welfare Department. Of the fresh Covid-19 cases, 134 were detected from quarantine centers and two are local contacts, added State I & PR department. With this, the number of ...

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Odisha government has recommended to the Governor for extension of tenure of six Vice-Chancellors

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Bhubaneswar: 10/6/20: The state government has recommended to the Governor for extension of tenure of Vice-Chancellors in six universities for a period of three months. This is being done in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation prevailing in the state. The Governor is the Chancellor of all the universities of the state. The notification said the order was in exercise ...

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Number of total COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 3250

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Bhubaneswar: 10/6/20: The number of total COVID-19 positive cases in the state mounted to 3250 today after 110 more persons tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, said Health and Family Welfare Department. Of the new cases, 97 have been reported from quarantine centers while remaining 13 are local contacts.  The fresh cases have been reported from 17 ...

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Odisha Chief Secretary advise to “Create a repository of knowledge on the pandemic for future ”

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Bhubaneswar:9/6/20: “Create a repository of knowledge on the pandemic for future reference”, directed by Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy. He gave this direction while reviewing the processes and interventions followed by different departments dealing with the crisis in a high-level meeting held in Lok Seva Bhawan conference hall today, wherein Secretary Information & Public Relations Sanjay Kumar Singh outlined the issues ...

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Odisha Minister Pratap Jena directed officials to expedite the work of piped water projects

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Bhubaneswar:9/6/20: Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Minister on Tuesday directed officials to expedite the work of piped water projects held up due to COVID-19. Jena has directed to start work on 66 ongoing mega water supply projects and nearly 6000 drinking water projects in the State. These projects have come to a standstill for over two months for the outbreak ...

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Odisha unit of Congress sought clarification from state Government irregularities in the procurement of PPE kits

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Bhubaneswar:9/6/20: The Odisha unit of Congress on Tuesday sought clarification from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the alleged irregularities in the procurement of PPE kits for COVID-19. Alleging that there was massive corruption in the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the state, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik also demanded the resignation of the ministers and all ...

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