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Puri District Administration Starts Survey Of Slums In City

Puri district administration has started the survey process of the slums in the Piligrim City in a bid to make it slum-free

Global COVID Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 198.8 Million, Deaths Exceed 4.23 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 35,129,562 and 613,670, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Samaleswari Temple
Temples, Religious Places In Puri, Sambalpur Reopen Today, No Decision On Srimandir Yet

After remaining out of bounds for over three months, temples and religious places in Puri and Sambapur districts reopened today for devotees amid strict adherence to Covid safety protocols

Cloudburst
No Study On Climate Change's Role In Increasing Cloudbursts: Govt

The National Disaster Management Authority and the State Disaster Management Authority work in close association with the local administration to address the impact of a given disaster by issuing alerts/warnings, and guidelines from time to time to the local communities for a response during extreme rainfall/cloudburst events, the Minister said.

Orissa HC Kicks Start Live Streaming Of Proceedings Amid  Lawyers’ Protest
Orissa HC Kicks Start Live Streaming Of Proceedings Amid Lawyers’ Protest 

The Orissa High Court on Monday began live streaming of its proceedings despite stiff opposition by bar association.

US Airstrikes Pound Taliban Positions In Afghanistan, 40 Killed
US Airstrikes Pound Taliban Positions In Afghanistan, 40 Killed

The US army has recently intensified its airstrikes on the Taliban to support the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), media reports said.

COVID-19 Virus Leaked From China's Wuhan Lab: US Republican Report
COVID-19 Virus Leaked From China's Wuhan Lab: US Republican Report

Once dismissed as conspiracy, the "lab leak theory" has recently gained steam with scientists across the world demanding fresh probes into the Covid-19 origins.

108 Ambulance Service
Odisha 108 Ambulance Service Provider Ducks RTI Queries, Murkier Revelations Await

108 ambulance service provider in Odisha Ziqitza Health Care Ltd has landed in a soup after RTI applications revealed murkier details

Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement
Vigilance Case: OSSC Member's PS Gets Compulsory Retirement

Odisha government on Monday effected compulsory retirement of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo who has been arrested in connection with a vigilance case.

15 lakh school students have no mobiles/computers
15 lakh School-going Students In Odisha Neither Have Phones Nor Computers

The accessibility to mobiles/computers by school students in Odisha is much higher than in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand

Animal Cruelty: Over 300 Stray Dogs Poisoned In Andhra Village, Activists Fume
Animal Cruelty: Over 300 Stray Dogs Poisoned In Andhra Village, Activists Fume

A case has been registered at on the basis of her complaint at the Dharmajigudem police station, under section 429 of IPC and Section 11(l) of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, a police official said.

Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar
Nandankanan Zoo Reopening From August 3, Here Are The Guidelines

The authorities of the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar on Monday issued a set of guidelines to be religiously followed by the people while visiting the zoo which is set to reopen from tomorrow (August 3) after nearly 3 months of staying off the limits for public due to the second wave of Covid pandemic.

COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants
COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants

Molnupiravir "interferes with a part of the virus that is conserved across different variants -- specifically, the enzyme that it uses to copy its genetic material for replication", said Dr Conrad Chan, laboratory director at the Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute from DSO.

AI Won't Replace People But Create New Opportunities: Experts
AI Won't Replace People But Create New Opportunities: Experts

AI can be used effectively for various challenges of the country. "India has a number of challenges, but at the same time, we also have the advantage of being a data-rich country that has a lot of IT professionals, educationalists, and a demographic dividend.

Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away
Five-Time Balasore MLA Arun Dey Passes Away 

Former Balasore MLA Arun Dey passed away on Monday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar at the age of 76. 

Delhi University
DU To Increase College Seats, Cut-Offs Likely To Soar

Many DU colleges already have had a very high cut-offs for admissions in various courses. These colleges include Hindu College, Hansraj College, Ramjas College, Daulat Ram College, Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) and St. Stephen's College.

Housing For All I Odisha Will Take Long Years
Housing For All: Odisha Will Take 32 Yrs To Give Roof Over Every Head in Cities  

Under the PMAY-U, Odisha saw the construction of just 92,260 houses during the last five years even as the housing shortage in urban areas has been estimated at a whopping 6.77 lakh

No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official
No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official

A top health official of the Odisha government on Monday asserted that there is no shortage of beds for treatment of dengue patients.  

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Human-Elephant Conflict: 301 Elephants, 1401 Humans Died In Last 3 Years

The ministry had issued a guideline for the management of human-elephant conflict on October 6, 2017, and the elephant range states were requested for the implementation of the same.

e-RUPI Launched In India
e-RUPI Launched In India: Some Features Of The New Digital Payment System

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a new digital payment system called e-RUPI and called it the first step towards having a digital currency in the country and a revolutionary initiative in the direction of ensuring a targeted and leak-proof delivery of welfare services in the country.

e-RUPI: PM Modi Launches Digital Payment Solution Aimed At Improving Transparency
e-RUPI: PM Modi Launches Digital Payment Solution Aimed At Improving Transparency

e-RUPI is a cashless and contactless instrument for digital payment, an official statement said, adding, it is a QR code or SMS string-based e-voucher, which is delivered to the mobile of the beneficiaries.

Matric Evaluation
Odisha Matric Offline Exams Evaluation Date Announced, Check Details

The evaluation of Odisha Matric offline exams 2021 will commence from August 11, informed the Board of Secondary Education on Monday

Career Guidance For Students: Here Are Measures Undertaken By CBSE, KVS & JNV
Career Guidance For Students: Here Are Measures Undertaken By CBSE, KVS & JNV

Stress is also being given on proper career guidance of students in different parts of the country by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs).

Fertiliser Scam Case: Several NRIs, Foreign Firms Being Probed
Fertiliser Scam Case: Several NRIs, Foreign Firms Being Probed

According to the CBI FIR, IFFCO and IPL were importing huge quantities of fertilisers, running into several thousands of metric tons, along with raw materials for fertilisers from various foreign suppliers, for the country's farmers, and the government was providing subsidy on them to facilitate supply to the farmers at reasonable rates.

Border Dispute: India, China Agree To Resolve Remaining Border Dispute
LAC Border Row: India, China Agree To Resolve Remaining Border Dispute

This round of meeting was constructive, which further enhanced mutual understanding. They agreed to resolve these remaining issues in an expeditious manner in accordance with the existing agreements and protocols and maintain the momentum of dialogue and negotiations.