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Covid-19 Vaccine For Journalists: Odisha Govt Writes To Centre
Covid-19 Vaccine Price Fixed At Rs 250 Per Dose

New Delhi: The Union Government has fixed the price of vaccines at Rs 250 for a dose which would be available at private hospitals for people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities, and will be vaccinated starting March 1, sources said. However, the prices are subjected to […]

COVID19 Vaccination: Odisha Govt Warns Corona Warriors Take Shot Or Else Lose free Treatment, Ex-gratia Money  
Odisha Asks Centre To Allow Covid-19 Vaccination At BSKY Empanelled Pvt Hospitals

Bhubaneswar: With vaccination holding key in the fight against coronavirus, the Odisha government on Friday requested the Centre to allow private hospitals empanelled under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) as COVID-19 vaccination sites. The move assumes significance as the Odisha government has already started the process of preparing a database of senior citizens, people […]

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No Metro Rail Project Proposal Received From Odisha, Says Centre

New Delhi: The Centre has not received any proposal so far from the Government of Odisha for metro railway network. It was informed by the Union Urban and Housing Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in the Rajya Sabha while responding to an unstarred question asked by BJP MP from Odisha Ashwini Vaishnaw on Wednesday. Puri […]

WhatsApp Treating Indian Users Differently From Europeans Matter Of Concern: Centre To HC

New Delhi: WhatsApp is treating Indian users differently from Europeans over opting out of its new privacy policy which is a matter of concern for the government and it is looking into the issue, the Centre informed the Delhi High Court on Monday. The central government told the high court that it was also a […]

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Odisha Govt More Worried For Millers Than Farmers: BJP

Bhubaneswar: Hitting back at Odisha Government for accusing Centre of not lifting the surplus parboiled rice from State, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of Odisha unit on Tuesday said that State government seems to be more worried for the millers than the farmers. “A farmer usually sells paddy, but not rice. Millers get good margin […]

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What BJD Has Done For Farmers In 21 Years: BJP’s Pradip Purohit

Bhubaneswar: The farmers across Odisha are not able to sell their produce, mostly paddy in mandis and the token system introduced by the State government has compounded their miseries, alleged BJP leader Pradip Purohit on Friday. Though the Centre has fixed Minimum Support Price (MSP) at Rs 1868 per quintal of paddy, the farmers are […]

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Odisha: 98 % Health Workers Register For First Phase COVID-19 Vaccination

Bhubaneswar: Around 98 % frontline health and Anganwadi workers have shared information for the preparation of a database of healthcare workers who will be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first phase in Odisha. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Odisha, PK Mohapatra on Monday said that information regarding the healthcare workers was sought from around 3,683 institutions, […]

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Centre Allocated Over Rs 22K Crore Package To Odisha During Covid-19: Union Minister

Bhubaneswar: In order to support the livelihood of the people and induce life into the economy of Odisha during the Covid-19 lockdown period, the Union government has provided a package of Rs 22,267.66 crore to the state, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said at a presser here Friday. The Union Government has provided 5 kg […]

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Digital Media Needs Regulations First: Centre Tells Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has informed the Supreme Court that if it is keen to begin an exercise to regulate media, then it should be the digital media instead of mainstream media, as it has wider viewership and also has the potential to turn viral. The Ministry in an affidavit in […]

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Cover Eligible Disabled Persons Under NFSA: Centre To States

New Delhi: In a bid to ensure free food to all eligible disabled persons (Divyang) under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), the Central government has again asked the states to cover all eligible disabled persons under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). The Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution under the […]