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R-Value In Odisha Below 1 PC, Daily Fatality To Dip In Next 10-15 Days: DMET

DMET (Directorate of Medical Education and Training) Director Dr CBK Mohanty said that R-value (reproductive number of coronavirus cases) is currently below one percent in Odisha

Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary
Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary

The protesting bus operators alleged that though the company is deducting money for provident fund from their salary, it is not reflecting in their deposit accounts. 

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Odisha Common PG Entrance Test-2021: Application Process Begins From Today; Check Other Important Dates

Students can download the form from SAMS website and apply for the entrance test. The last date of application is August 14.

Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar
Odisha's Nandankanan Zoo To Reopen From August 3

The famous Nandanakanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is set to throw its gates open for visitors from Tuesday (August 3) after remaining off-limits to the public for three months in the wake of the surge in cases of Covid-19.

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School Reopening For Classes 1 to 8: Here's What Odisha Education Minister Says

While announcing the guidelines for this month, the Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena said the School and Mass Education department has complete authorisation to take a decision on whether to reopen schools at this juncture or not.

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Odisha MP Writes To Centre Seeking GI Tag For Kendrapara Rasabali

MP Subhash Singh urged the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry to consider conferring GI tag on Kendrapara Rasabali, which would provide a distinct identity to the sweet delicacy

 CHSE Odisha Board Plus II Science, Commerce Results Announced; Check Details
CHSE Odisha Board Plus II Science, Commerce Results Announced; Check Details

Girls students have outshined the boys in Science stream this year. The total pass percentage of girls students stands at 96.03 per cent

Minor Siblings Accuse Mom Of Having Illicit Relations With Multiple Men, Seek Police Help 
Minor Siblings Accuse Mom Of Having Illicit Relations With Multiple Men, Seek Police Help 

A 17-year-old girl along with her minor brother in Bhubaneswar levelled serious allegations against their mother by accusing her of having illicit relationship with multiple men and sought police intervention.

Mo Bus
Mo Bus To Resume Services On All 25 Routes From Monday 

Mo Bus will ply on all routes from Monday (August 2), informed the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT).

Odisha August Unlock: Check Full List of What's Allowed And What’s Not
Odisha August Unlock: Check Full List of What's Allowed And What’s Not 

The Odisha government on Saturday announced guidelines for graded unlock for the month of August.

BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar

Additional Commissioner, BMC, Laxmikant Sethy said that the civic body had covered a wide range of beneficiaries including those from rural areas on the outskirts of the town. Huge number of outsiders keeps commuting to the city regularly. “No one has been ignored,” he added.

Unlock Begins In Odisha
Odisha Unlock Guidelines: Malls, Cinema Halls & Bars Allowed To Open; Check Details

SRC Pradeep Jena said that cinema halls will reopen in the State with 50 % capacity with certain riders for Cuttack, Puri and Bhubaneswar for allowing visitors.

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Odisha Unlock Guidelines For August Today, What May Open, What May Not

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Jena is scheduled to address a press conference in the afternoon regarding the fresh guidelines

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Odisha Flags Concerns Over Short Supply Of Fertilizers, Seeks Early Solution

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya, seeking his personal intervention in short supply of fertilizers to the State

Prof Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship
IMFA Awards Prof Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship To Six Students For Higher Studies

The Bansidhar and Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), the CSR wing of the Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA), has been giving the scholarship to students since 2005.

Children In Grip Of Social Media, Only 10.1 PC Like Online Learning: Study
Children In Grip Of Social Media, Only 10.1 PC Like Online Learning: Study

Thousands of children are now in the grip of smart phone and social media addiction, as per a study conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

CBSE Class 12 Results: Trivandrum Tops List With Highest Pass Percentage, Bhubaneswar Region At 6th
CBSE Class 12 Results: Trivandrum Tops List With Highest Pass Percentage, Bhubaneswar Region At 6th

Bhubaneswar region is placed at sixth rank with a pass percentage of 99.55 per cent.

Director, Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) in Odisha, CBK Mohanty
‘No Need To Panic Over D-2 Dengue Strain’; Separate Dengue Wards In Odisha Hospitals

The Health Department has directed all the government-run hospitals to open dedicated dengue wards to deal with the situation

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Complete Unlock In Odisha From August 1 : Here's What The DMET Chief Says

DMET director Dr CBK Mohanty said that time for a complete unlock has not yet emerged in the State as the pandemic is not over

Over 63,000 Teachers To Be Promoted As Odisha Reduces Residency Period
Over 63,000 Teachers To Get Promotion As Odisha Reduces Residency Period

Following the reduction in the residency period, 63,303 primary teachers will be promoted and at the same time it will also pave way for filling up the vacancies of teachers in the upper primary level.

Woman Ends Life By Jumping Before Running Train In Bhubaneswar
Woman Ends Life By Jumping Before Running Train In Bhubaneswar

The couple was travelling in a car. As per reports, the woman got down from the vehicle near the slum and ran towards the railway tracks to jump before an approaching train. The woman died on the spot after the train ran over her, reports suggested. 

Heavy Rains To Pound Odisha, WB, Jharkhand Between July 29-31: IMD Issues Yellow Warning
Heavy Rains To Pound Odisha, WB, Jharkhand Between July 29-31: IMD Issues Yellow Warning

As per IMD, heavy rainfall is likely to occur at several parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours.

Covid Battered Khordha District In Grip Of Dengue
Opposition Parties Lambast Odisha Govt As Dengue Cases Soar

The Dengue situation in Bhubaneswar is assuming serious proportions with each passing day. Several localities in Sailashree Vihar and Niladri Vihar areas are among the worst affected.

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Odisha Effects Major Reshuffle In IAS Cadre, Vishal Dev New Finance Secretary

Ashok Kumar Kaluaram Meena, Principal Secretary, Finance department has been posted as the Principal Secretary of PR&DW Department.