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‘Baba Ka Dhaba’ Owner Admitted To Hospital After Taking Sleeping Pills: Delhi Police

Kanta Prasad, who is the owner of the famous ‘Baba Da Dhaba’ was admitted to Safdarjung Hospital after consuming sleeping pills, Delhi police said on Friday (June 18).

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Centenarian Woman From Odisha Defeats Covid19

Fighting Covid19 infection is not an easy task, especially for someone of an advanced age. A centenarian woman in Odisha has beaten the virus! Yes, you heard that right! Sumati Nayak from Khandapada in Nayagarh district is over hundred years old and had contracted the deadly infection on May 5. However, she was admitted to Khandapada Covid Care Centre after her oxygen level dropped.

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‘30 Lakh Job Cuts In TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant, HCL, Tech Mahindra, Other IT Companies’

It seems big IT companies are planning for drastic job cuts as soon as 2022. News agency PTI said quoting a report that domestic software firms may cut as many as 30 lakh or 3 million jobs by 2022. TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL, Tech Mahindra and Cognizant and others appear to be planning for a 3 million reduction in low-skilled roles by 2022, the report said.

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IPS Officer & Odisha Vigilance Director Debasis Panigrahi Succumbs To Covid-19

After fighting a long battle with Covid-19, Odisha Vigilance Director and Senior IPS Officer, Debasis Panigrahi succumbed to the disease on Friday (June 18). He passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kolkata.

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From OTV Archives: The Milkha Singh Interview

An era has come to an end. Nation’s sporting icon Milkha Singh is no more. Here is an footage of conversation of OTV with the legendary athlete on 02/11/2016.

Tribute To The Flying Sikh, Milkha Singh
Tribute To The Flying Sikh, Milkha Singh

Leaving the whole nation in mourning, India’s legendary athlete and Olympian Milkha Singh passed away at the age of 91 on June 18th. This is a look at his race in 1960 Rome Olympics which inspired generations and made him a legend.

Old 5/10 Rupees Note Can Fetch Up To Rs 30000, Know How
Old 5/10 Rupees Note Can Fetch Up To Rs 30000, Know How

Old notes can offer stupendous value. An old and humble Rs 5 currency note can fetch as much as Rs 30,000.

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Odisha Plus-2 Exam Results: School & Mass Education Minister Shares Marking Scheme Details

Marks for the Plus-2 examination conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) Odisha will be awarded based on Class 10 board examination scores of students. Odisha School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Das on Friday informed that the marks of the ex-regular students will be based on the marks obtained by them in the previous examination conducted by the Council.

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Odisha Plus-2 Exam Results Deadline & Criteria Released By CHSE

The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha on Friday informed that results of the Plus-2 examination will be released in the second week of August. The decision was taken based on the recommendations of the expert committee constituted by Odisha government earlier. The expert committee has suggested objective criteria for alternative assessment of the examinees of Annual Higher Secondary Examination, 2021.

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Will Covid 3rd Wave Hit Odisha? Prepared For The Worst, Says DMET Director

So far, the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is only a prediction, and whether it will arrive in Odisha or no, is yet to be established. But the state is nevertheless prepared to fight it, said Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty, on Friday (June 18). Even as the third wave is being anticipated, Mohanty said that there is no need to panic now in apprehension. He also clarified that there is no clear evidence regarding children and young people getting affected in the third wave.

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Drunken Brawl On Bhubaneswar Street During Lockdown, Police Detain 3 Youths

These images are from Bhubaneswar, which continues to remain under lockdown. But these youths seem to be least concerned. The three bike-borne youths reportedly had a drunken brawl on the road. The incident took place in front of the Bharatpur Police Station in the Capital city. Upon detecting the commotion, the police intervened and stopped the intoxicated youths from fighting. One of the youths even passed out on the sidewalk, while others were being interrogated by the officials. Later, the police detained the youths for violating lockdown guidelines.

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12-year-old Twin Prodigies To Represent Odisha At National Chess Tournament

While outdoor sporting events have taken a back seat during the pandemic, these twins from Odisha have earned a coveted distinction.The twin brothers who reside in Mahatab Road in Cuttack are Priyansh and Sriyansh The twin brothers have earned the opportunity to represent Odisha in the ongoing national chess tournament in India. The tournament began in online mode on June 16.

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Eminent Singer Tapu Mishra Critical Due To Post- Covid Complications

Eminent singer and well known figure of the Odia music industry, Tapu Mishra, is currently undergoing treatment for post-Covid complications and is stated to be in a critical state.

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Odisha: Check All Details Regarding UG, PG Final Exams To Be Conducted Online In July, August

The undergraduate (UG) and post graduate (PG) degree final year or final semester examinations will be conducted through online mode in Odisha. In a major announcement, State Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo on Friday informed that the final year or final semester examination of UG and PG students will be conducted via online mode by July/August this year.

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IMD Forecast: Cyclonic Circulation Over Gangetic WB, Heavy Rainfall Alert In Odisha Districts

A cyclonic circulation over Gangetic West Bengal and its neighbouring areas will cause heavy rainfall in several districts of Odisha. Currently, the Southwest monsoon is active over Odisha.

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Odisha Rolls Out e-Pathshala & e-Mulyankana Programmes For School Students

With the world yet to see light at the end of this never-ending pandemic tunnel, the state government has decided to strengthen the online education system in Odisha. Odisha Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash on Thursday (June 17) informed that the government has launched e-pathshala and e-mulyankana programmes for the students.

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Breaking: UG PG Exams To Be Held In Odisha In Online Mode In July Or August

In a major announcement, Odisha Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo has confirmed that the Under-graduate and Post-Graduate (UG & PG) exams will be held in Odisha this year. Following a high-level meeting, the minister on Friday said that the exams will be held in online mode. While the exams will most likely be held in July or August, Universities and the Autonomous Colleges will decide the exam dates and the appropriate methodology. Students can appear the examinations from home, and those who do not have access to technology can appear in nearest degree college, the minister said.

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WATCH: Sprawling Sheet Of Spider Webs Emerge After Floodwater Recede In Australia

These images may give you the illusion of a thin film of silk covering large tracts of land. But, soon this illusion will turn into dread if you are told that these are spider webs. Yes it’s true! These are giant spider webs seen in the state of Victoria in Australia.

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Odisha BDO, Sarpanch Conduct Last Rites Of Covid Victim

During these times of Covid-19 pandemic, more often than not, a tragedy doesn’t end with death. Stigma & uncompassionate behaviour continue to scar our society.

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Odisha Public Health Director Explains Government’s Recalibrated COVID19 Management Focus

Odisha Government has now shifted its COVID19 management focus to coastal districts.

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World Test Championship final: Kohli, Williamson To Lock Horns In Battle Of The Best

Within the mega battle for the World Test Championship title will be playing out the high-profile clash between India captain Virat Kohli and New Zealand skipper Kane Willaimson. It seems like Kohli and Williamson, two of the best batsmen and inspirational leaders of the current generation are destined to fight against each other for as long as they play cricket.

Odisha: Cobra Hatchlings Emerge Out Of Eggs Recovered By Snake Helpline
Odisha: Cobra Hatchlings Emerge Out Of Eggs Recovered By Snake Helpline

On May 20, as many as 21 cobra eggs were found in Delanga Block in Puri. The locals had contacted the snake helpline members, who recovered the eggs from the spot. The Snake Helpline members arranged for artificial hatching of the eggs. Out of the total, 20 eggs hatched while one.The snake helpline members then released the 20 cobra hatchlings into Chandaka forest area.

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CHSE Plus-2 Results 2021 Marking Criteria: Matric Exams To Play Important Role In Class 12 Marks Evaluation

While the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) and CISCE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination) have already come up with the evaluation formula for Class 12 exams, all eyes are now on the criteria the Odisha CHSE Board is going to adopt. The Vice Chairman of Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Tusharkanti Tripathy on Thursday (June 17) made a big revelation in this regard. According to Tripathy, matriculation or the Class 10 examination would play an important role in the calculation of Plus-2 Board Examination marks.