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Power minister reviews restoration of Power infrastructure post AMPHAN cyclone in WB and Odisha

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Newdelhi:25/5/20: Today Shri R. K. Singh, the Union Minister of Power, reviewed the progress of restoration of power systems post-AMPHAN cyclone in WB and Odisha with Additional Chief Secretary Power, WB; Principal Secretary, Power, Odisha; CMDs of various DISCOMS; Secretary Power, GoI; Additional Secretary, Power, GoI; CMD, PowerGrid, and other senior officials via video-conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Singh ...

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Dr. Bishnu Prasad Nanda has been appointed as Director-General (Health) of the Railway Board

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Cuttack: 25/5/20: Senior Indian Railway Health Service (IRHS) officer Dr. Bishnu Prasad Nanda has been appointed as Director-General (Health) of the Railway Board. Prior to this appointment, he was serving as the Principal Chief Medical Director of the southern railway. A native of Chhatia in Jajpur, Nanda is the first Odia to serve in such a significant post of the ...

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With 103 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 , Odisha has mounted total tally 1438

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Bhubaneswar: 25/5/20:As many as 103 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, in what is said to be the highest-ever single-day spike of cases recorded in the State. As per the Health and Family Welfare Department, the total coronavirus cases in the State has mounted to 1438 with 881 active cases, 550 recoveries and seven deaths. Deogarh district has ...

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FL Trader Associations Demand Over-The-Counter Sale:Online sales of liquor will begin in Cuttack from May 25

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Bhubaneswar:24/5/20: A day after Odisha government allowed online sale of liquor in the State, the foreign liquor (FL) trader associations on Sunday demanded over-the-counter sale of alcohol apart from the online sale. “Once the liquor shops are opened, we will have to pay the fixed taxes and it will not be possible for us to meet the monthly minimum quota ...

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Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association refused to run buses from tomorrow

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Bhubaneswar:24/5/20: While the Odisha government allowed intra-state bus movement from May 25, the State Private Bus Owners’ Association refused to run buses from tomorrow. In his reaction the bus owners’ association President Lokanath Pani today said the privates buses will be run only after a discussion with Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera. “The minister must hold talks with the State bus owners’ association ...

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After the detection of 67 new COVID-19 cases tally of coronavirus positive cases in Odisha mounted to 1336

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Bhubaneswar: 24/5/20: After the detection of 67 new COVID-19 cases in the State, Odisha government has released the initial report regarding the cases. 1 case in Bhubaneswar (In-home quarantine. Local case) 16 cases in Puri (15 in quarantine centres. 11 Surat, 1 TN & 3 WB returnees. 1 local case in-home quarantine) 04 cases in Sundergarh (All in quarantine centres. 2 ...

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IIT BHUBANESWAR LENDS A HELPING HAND TO STRANDED MIGRANT WORKERS

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Bhubaneswar:24/5/20:  IIT Bhubaneswar upon the initiative of Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar has served  1008 packets of cooked and packed food had been received from the Labour Commission along with drinking water bottles were provided by the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) of the Ministry of HRD. This apart, 2022 migrant workers stranded in the campus have been looked ...

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Odisha government today allowed home delivery of liquor in the state

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Bhubaneswar:23/5/20: The State government today allowed home delivery of liquor in the state which will begin from Sunday. The liquor shops in the state remained closed since March 23 for lockdown. Excise officials said that one person can place orders for maximum of 2.5 liters of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and 5 liters of beer simultaneously. Odisha government today also ...

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Odisha Estimates Over Rs 300 Lakh For Repairing Roads Damaged due to Super Cyclone AMPHAN

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Bhubaneswar:23/5/20: A total amount of Rs 388.02 lakh has been estimated for repairing roads that have been damaged due to Super Cyclone AMPHAN in Odisha. As per the damage assessment report of rural roads submitted by the Rural Works Engineer-In-Chief to Rural Development Department of Odisha Government, 151.05 kilometers of roads were damaged in the recent Cyclone AMPHAN affected districts. ...

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Govt of India Releases Rs 500 Cr Advance Assistance To Amphan-Hit Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:23/5/20: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aerial survey of extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan-affected districts in Odisha and announcement of Rs 500 crore advance assistance for the State, the Ministry of Home Affairs released the assistance amount. This was informed by Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena in a tweet today. “MHA released Rs 500Crore to Odisha Govt in less ...

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