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Reopening Of Lingaraj Temple On Dec 27: BMC Issues SOP For Devotees & Servitors

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the reopening of the Lingaraj temple on December 27, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for devotees and servitors to keep COVID-19 at bay. As per the official decision, the gates of the Lingaraj temple would be initially thrown open for the sevayats and their families […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: India To Produce 300mn Doses Of Sputnik V In 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: India To Produce 300mn Doses Of Sputnik V In 2021

Moscow: India will produce about 300 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev said in an interview with a TV channel. “In India, we have agreements with four large manufacturers. …India will produce about 300 million doses or more of […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Will Be Voluntary, Says Health Ministry
COVID-19 Vaccination Will Be Voluntary, Says Health Ministry

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Friday said that the Covid-19 vaccine will be safe and effective but could show minor side effects like fever and pain at the injection site, adding that taking its shot will be voluntary. The comment comes at a time when questions are being raised at the safety and […]

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Learner's & Driving Licence System To Get Stringent In Odisha; Touch Screen Computers By March 2021

Bhubaneswar: Getting a learner’s or a driving licence will be user friendly but stricter for people of Odisha, the State Transport Authority (STA) said on Friday. The STA is taking a slew of new measures to make the entire process user friendly so that people do not face much hassles in obtaining a learner’s or […]

Hathras Case: CBI Charges Accused With Rape, Murder
Hathras Case: CBI Charges Accused With Rape, Murder

New Delhi: The four accused in the alleged gang rape and torture of a young Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras in September, have been charged for gang-rape and murder by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the SC/ST court here. The CBI has put the charge of gang-rape and murder against Sandeep, Luvkush, […]

FM Sitharaman Promises 'Never Before' Like Union Budget
FM Sitharaman Promises 'Never Before' Like Union Budget

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday promised a “never before” like Union Budget as the government looks to steer the pandemic-battered economy and push growth. While investment in health, medical Research & Development (R&D) and developing greater skills to handle telemedicine is going to be critical, livelihood challenges would have to be seen […]

Google Announces To Shut Down Android Things OS Early Next Year
Google Announces To Shut Down Android Things OS Early Next Year

San Francisco: Google has announced that Android Things, a heavily stripped-down Android-based operating system for Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices, will shut down early next year. The Android Things Dashboard, which is used for managing devices, will stop accepting new devices and projects in just three weeks-on January 5, 2021. Developers will be able to continue updating […]

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Small Town Talents Will Get A Breakthrough This Season: OCA Chief Selector Prabhanjan Mallik

Cuttack: Odisha has immense talent in Cricket. Especially the youths from interior districts who seldom get scope and opportunity to showcase their flair will get their due recognition this time, said Prabhanjan Mallik the Chief Selector of Orissa Cricket Association (OCA). OTV’s senior sports correspondent, Niranjan Reddy caught up with Mallik in Cuttack while he […]

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Woman, 7-Month-Old Daughter Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances In Cuttack

Cuttack: Shock gripped residents of Cuttack after bodies of a woman and her minor daughter were recovered from their house located at Shelter chhak under Bidanasi police limits on Friday evening. While the body of the woman was found hanging, the body of the seven-month-old infant with injury marks was found inside the house at […]

SAMALESWARI-TEMPLE
Samaleswari Temple To Reopen From January 3; Admin To Release SOP Soon

Sambalpur: Samaleswari temple, the abode of presiding deity of undivided Sambalpur district Goddess Samaleswari, will reopen for the devotees on January 3, 2021 after remaining out of bounds for several months in the wake of Covid pandemic. The decision to reopen the 16th century shrine was taken by the district administration on Friday. As per […]

PM Modi Defends New Farm Laws, Urges Opposition With Folded Hands Not To Mislead Farmers
PM Modi Defends New Farm Laws, Urges Opposition With Folded Hands Not To Mislead Farmers

Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi stoutly defended the new farm laws on Friday, saying they were in the works for decades and those who are opposing these laws now for gaining lost political ground were once votaries of the same reforms. The opposition parties were against the new laws as they were upset that he […]

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OTV Impact: 4 Girls, 5 Boys Rescued From 'House Arrest' In Andhra Spinning Mill

Balasore/Kadapa: A day after publication of a news in odishatv.in, on ordeal of some girls from Odisha who were subjected to ‘inhuman torture’ at a spinning mill in Andhra Pradesh, the Kadapa police in the neighbouring state on Friday jumped into action and rescued four girls and five boys from the mill. The development came […]

ICMR Chief Bhargava Tests COVID-19 Positive, Admitted To AIIMS
ICMR Chief Bhargava Tests COVID-19 Positive, Admitted To AIIMS

New Delhi: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Balram Bhargava has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after he tested positive for Covid-19. The 59-year-old ICMR chief was admitted to AIIMS’s Trauma Centre, a dedicated Covid-19 facility, on December 16, a hospital source told IANS on condition of […]

US Head Nurse Faints During Press Brief After Taking Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Shot | WATCH
US Head Nurse Faints During Press Brief After Taking Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Shot | WATCH

A head nurse at CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, caused a brief scare on Thursday when she fainted shortly after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, according to reports. Tiffany Dover, a head nurse at Chattanooga, Hospital in Tennessee, passed out during a press briefing. The Head nurse was addressing media from the Hospital and […]

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Puri Srimandir Reopening On Dec 23: Know The Restrictions & Modalities Here

Puri/Bhubaneswar: For devotees, the months of longing to witness Lord Jagannath is finally going to be over as the district administration of Puri took an in-principle decision on Friday to throw open the Singhadwar of Srimandir for devotees from 23 December, albeit with restrictions. It may be mentioned here that the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration […]

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