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COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 92.32 pct in India


New Delhi:6/11/20: The Union Government today said that the country’s recovery rate among the COVID-19 patients has reached 92.32 percent. More than 54 thousand COVID patients recovered during the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries has reached over 77 lakh 65 thousand. The constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country is reduced and ...

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Government of Odisha approves five mega investment proposals worth Rs. 92,713 Crores


Bhubaneswar:6/11/20: In a boost to MakeInOdisha, High-Level Clearance Authority under the leadership of  Odisha CM Shri Naveen Patnaik approved 5 mega investment proposals worth ₹92,713 Cr in the metal sector. The projects will give a boost to industrial development and provide employment to more than 31,979 people.  Projects include expansion of  JINDAL STEEL & POWER LIMITED s Integrated steel plant, slurry pipeline ...

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Odisha in the last 24 hours taking the Covid-19 caseload to 297274


Bhubaneswar:5/11/20: After showing a declining trend in the number of one-day fatalities in the last couple of days, Odisha saw another spike in deaths due to Covid-19 on Thursday. At least 14 patients undergoing treatment at several hospitals succumbed to the infection pushing the Covid-19 death toll to 1378. Khordha and Mayurbhanj recorded three new deaths, while two each succumbed ...

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IITTM and Odisha Tourism organize workshop on “Facing the New Normal”.


Bhubaneswar:5/11/20: A Workshop on “Facing the New Normal – Opening up Hotels, Restaurants and Other Hospitality Units in Odisha”  was conducted by Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management (An Autonomous Body under Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India) , sponsored by Odisha Tourism at the State Convention Centre, Lok Seva Bhawan Premises, Bhubaneswar on 4th November 2020. This was ...

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Odisha govt extends deadline for for various pension-related services till May 2021


Bhubaneswar:4/11/20: Odisha government has made special arrangements for disbursement of pension/family pension in treasuries/banks with certain changes during the Covid-19 pandemic. The state government has extended the deadline for various pension-related services including periodic submission of life certificate, periodic submission of non-marriage/re-marriage declaration, submission of the non-employment certificate, disbursement of pension for the first time without the physical presence of ...

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Odisha government has prohibited the sale and use of firecrackers from November 10 to November 30


Bhubaneswar:3/11/20; Odisha government has prohibited the sale and use of firecrackers from November 10 to November 30 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Notice in this regard was today published by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC). “Considering the potentially harmful consequences of burning of crackers amidst COVID-l9 pandemic situation and approaching winter, Government of Odisha, therefore, prohibits the sale and use ...

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Odia Scientist among the Top of World Rankings prepared by Stanford University

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Bhubaneswar:3/11/20:(Odisha NewsTimes  Bureau)Dr. Sanjib Kumar Karmee, Principal Scientist of Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute (SPRERI), Anand, Gujarat, India is adorned the most coveted list of “WORLD RANKING OF TOP 2% SCIENTISTS” among Indian subcontinent as per a subject-wise analysis conducted by a team of scientists at Stanford University, led by Dr. John PA Ioannidis. Dr. Karmee’s worldwide rank in ...

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 3 Sporting facilities on virtual platform


Bhubaneswar:2/11/20: In a major boost to sports infrastructure in Odisha, Odisha CM Shri Naveen Patnaik inaugurated an Indoor Stadium at Hinjilicut, Multi-purpose indoor stadium at Chhatrapur, Ganjam and 10m, 50m (renovated) Shooting ranges at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar inaugurating the facilities on virtual platform Among others, Berhampur MP Chandra Sekhar Sahoo, Aska MP Pramila Bisoi Senior Vice President of National Rifle Association of India ...

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Around 98 % of frontline health and Anganwadi workers Register For First Phase COVID-19 Vaccination


Bhubaneswar:2/11/20: Around 98 % of frontline health and Anganwadi workers have shared information for the preparation of a database of healthcare workers who will be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first phase in Odisha. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Odisha, PK Mohapatra on Monday said that information regarding the healthcare workers was sought from around 3,683 institutions, both government and private, ...

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Eminent Odia film director, writer, and cinematographer Raju Mishra passed away


Jatani:2/11/20: Eminent Odia film director, writer, and cinematographer Raju Mishra passed away at his residence in Jatni on Monday. He was 72. Family sources said Mishra suffered a cardiac arrest after returning from a bank. Talking to media, his bereft wife Pratima Mishra informed that he had been to the bank in the prenoon hours and back at home he sat ...

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