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Collector Discovers Engineer Working As MGNREGS Labourer In Odisha; Read What Happens Next

Bolangir: Eight months ago, Ananta had hoped that finally after years of struggle, it was a time to fulfill his father’s dream. Even though he could not find a job in Odisha, his qualifications as an engineer helped him secure employment outside. But now the world seems to have turned upside down for him. Ananta […]

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Railways SOP For Shramik Special Trains Asking States To Collect Fare For Services Draws Flak

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has issued a set of guidelines for Shramik Special trains being run to ferry the migrants stranded across the country, saying the trains will ply only if they have 90 per cent occupancy and the “states should collect the ticket fare”, inviting fierce criticism for charging for their services. A […]

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Indian SMEs To Benefit From Alibaba Cloud's $30 Million Anti-COVID Programme

Bengaluru: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in India are set to benefit from a $30 million global “anti-COVID” programme that Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, launched on Thursday. The “Global SME Enablement Programme” will provide cloud technology relief to both new and existing SME customers of the company […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Odias Among 40 Wedding Attendees Stuck In A House In Telangana

Hyderabad: As many as 40 people from Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, who went to Telangana’s Sangareddy district to attend a wedding, are stuck with the host at his house for over a month since the declaration of nationwide COVID-19 lockdown. A total of 46 persons, including six family members of the host are living in […]

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COVID19 Lockdown: MHA Issues SOPs For Inter-State Movement Of Stranded Migrant Labourers

New Delhi: Stranded migrant labourers in different parts of the country due to the ongoing COVID19 lockdown will be allowed to go to their respective places of work within a state with certain conditions, the Union Home Ministry said. Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, however, made it clear that there will be no inter-state movement of […]

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COVID-19 crisis: UN chief defends WHO after Donald Trump threat

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underscored the necessity of the World Health Organization (WHO) during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis in the face of a threat by US President Donald Trump to withhold funds for the UN agency. “The WHO, with thousands of its staff, is on the front lines, supporting member states and their […]

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Amid COVID-19, Odisha Remembers Pioneers Of Statehood Movement On Utkal Diwas

Bhubaneswar: Taking mind off of the growing concern over novel-Coronavirus, people of the State on Wednesday remembered the champions of the Odisha statehood movement on the 85th anniversary of Utkal Diwas. People commemorated the sacrifices made by leaders for the formation of Odisha as a separate State on this day in 1936 when it was […]

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COVID-19 Outbreak: G20 Announces $5 Trillion To Deal With Coronavirus Crisis

New Delhi: The powerful G-20 grouping on Thursday announced USD 5 trillion for the global economy after COVID-19 outbreak to counter economic disruptions triggered by the coronavirus crisis. The G-20 leaders under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman held an extraordinary video conference in which they resolved to use all available policy tools to […]

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Coronavirus: Odisha Orders Strict Action Against Black Marketing Of Masks And Sanitizers

Bhubaneswar: Amid the spread of the novel Coronavirus, strict warning has been issued by the Odisha government that those found involved in hoarding and black marketing of protective masks and hand sanitizers will face stern action. The Directorate of Drug Control, Odisha today directed drugs inspectors across the State to be vigilant and conduct raids […]