COVID-19: Another 119 persons recover in Odisha  

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Bhubaneswar: Even though the number of positive coronavirus cases in Odisha is increasing so is the number of recoveries.  A total of 119 coronavirus patients recovered Monday. This took the total tally of recovered patients in the state to 1,245. Jajpur district reported the highest number of recoveries with 60 persons beating the dreaded virus. The other districts that reported recoveries are Cuttack (13), Kendrapara (12), Gajapati (nine), Nayagarh (six), Sundargarh...

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COVID-19: Odisha registers highest single day spike of 156 new cases, total reaches 2,104


Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered 156 new COVID-19 cases Monday, the highest single day spike so far, taking the total tally in the state to 2,104. Out of the newly detected cases, 153 were in quarantine centres and three were local contacts. Of them, 50 were detected in Kendrapada, 20 in Cuttack, 17 in Ganjam, 14 in Jagatsinghpur, 11 in Jajpur, 9 in Kandhamal, 7 in Bhadrak, 3 each in Khurda, Nayagarh, Sundergarh,...

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COVID-19: India 7th worst affected country with 1,90,535 cases


New Delhi: India witnessed 8,390 cases in 24 hours on the second consecutive day. With this, the total case count of coronavirus disease mounted to 1,90,535 Monday. India emerged as the 7th worst COVID-hit country globally, leaving behind France and Germany. At least 230 new fatalities were also recorded in 24 hours time, taking the toll to 5,394. According to the Health Ministry, of the total number at least 93,322 cases...

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Black sheep among men in Khaki

Bhubaneswar: While some policemen brought laurels to the Odisha Police with their exemplary deeds during the nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a few of their unscrupulous colleagues did otherwise, it is observed. Recently, several police officials including three inspectors were suspended due to their alleged misconduct and wrongdoings. The common people, social media users and many film actors have heaped praises on the law enforcement officers due to their...

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CBI reports 1st coronavirus cases as 2 junior officials test positive

New Delhi: Two junior officials posted at the CBI headquarters here have tested positive for COVID-19. It is the first cases of coronavirus infection in the investigative agencies, sources said Monday. The junior-level officials are being observed. They have been sent on leave. Also the junior-level officials have been asked to remain in quarantine till they are in...

Tata Power bags 51% stake in CESU

Bhubaneswar: India’s largest integrated power utility Tata Power Monday announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in TP Central Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPCODL) for `178.5 crore. TPCODL carries out the business of Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU). "Tata Power has today acquired 51 per cent equity stake in TPCODL...

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List of non-‘swadeshi’ items for sale from CAPF canteens withdrawn

New Delhi: The government Monday withdrew over 1,000 non- ‘swadeshi’ products to be banned from sale at Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) canteens. This decision was taken barely a couple of hours after it was circulated as several items in it were made in India. Union Home Ministry officials said that action is being initiated for the...


3 Pakistani terrorists killed as Army foils major infiltration bid in J&K

Jammu: Three heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists were killed here Monday. This happened as the Army scuttled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said Monday. The Pakistani terrorists made the abortive attempt to sneak into the Kalal area of Nowshera from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), May...

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OHRC asks BMC to provide food, rations to sex workers hit by lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Human Rights Commission provided (OHRC) a huge relief to the sex workers residing in the state capital. These sex workers are facing difficulty due to the lockdown implemented in Odisha. The OHRC directed the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to provide food and rations to the sex workers. OHRC directive The direction was issued by OHRC...

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Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and three cabinet colleagues were forced into self-quarantine Monday. This happened following a meeting last week with Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj. The minister tested positive for coronavirus, Sunday with 21 others including his wife officials informed Monday. Others who contracted the infection are Satpal Maharaj’s family members and staff. Maharaj...


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