Tag: Coronavirus Lockdown

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COVID-19 Positive Cases In India Rise To 415, Govt Warns Of Legal Action Against Lockdown Violators

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The cases seem to be rising rapidly. While Monday morning, the total number of active coronavirus positive cases in India was 359, including the foreign nationals, as day progressed the Union Health Ministry said the total positive cases has reached 415, after 19 fresh cases were reported. According to data available on Health […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Impact: FM Sitharaman Relaxes IT, GST Deadline Till June 30, Waives Off ATM Charges

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced the extension of the deadline for filing income tax returns and Goods and Services Tax- GST returns till June 30. Furthermore, the government has reduced charges for digital trade transactions and ATM cash withdrawals to promote online financial transactions at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Outbreak: Odisha Minister Bats For Dedicated COVID-19 Hospital

Bhubaneswar: The entire team of Odisha government’s think tank is now focusing on containing the Coronavirus outbreak before it takes the shape of an epidemic in the State. Though the number of confirmed cases of COVID19 is under control, it is suspected that the curve of affected people might go up in coming days, said […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Zero Tolerance Towards Coronavirus Lockdown Violations: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Taking strong note of blatant violations of lockdown norms, several district administrations and Odisha Police on Tuesday launched a massive crackdown on violators at different parts of the State. As many as 36 vehicles which included 31 two-wheelers and five four-wheelers have been seized for violating lockdown guidelines in Khurda, informed sub-collector Shantanu Mohanty. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: FAQs Answered Here
Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: FAQs Answered Here

Bhubaneswar: These are testing times for the people across India as they are set for a 21-day lockdown clamped by the Centre for effective tackling of the Coronavirus pandemic. In Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik-led government has already initiated lot of proactive shutdowns to contain the spread of COVID 19. From Janta curfew to a complete […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Uncertainty Looms Over Rukuna Rath Yatra Of Lord Lingaraj Due To Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: The enforcement of lockdown to thwart the spread of Coronavirus infection has now raised uncertainty over the celebration of Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj scheduled to be held on April 1, 2020 even though the construction of chariot used for the festival is underway as per the usual practice. It may be noted […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Column: Corona Has Scored Many Firsts!

By Sandeep Sahu By now, everyone must have realized that this is unlike anything we have seen in our lifetime. And in keeping with the unprecedented nature of crisis precipitated by the rampaging nCorona virus, we are witnessing some never before things and scenes in our society, polity and public life. Sample the following and […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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COVID-19 lockdown: Railways extends suspension of passenger trains till April 14

New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared a 21- day lockdown across the county, the Indian Railways on Wednesday announced to extend the suspension of all passenger services till April 14. Freight movement, however, will continue to carry essential commodities across the county. Also Read: Coronavirus Effect: Railways Cancels 168 Trains The […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown: IndiGo offers its aircraft and crew to ferry medicines, equipment

New Delhi: India’s largest airline by market share, IndiGo, extended help to the Union government to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) by ferrying medicine, equipment and other relief samples across the country on Wednesday. “I know you must be facing major logistical challenges in moving medicine, equipment and relief supplies from one part of the […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: Unit-1 Haat Shifted In Bhubaneswar, Circles Drawn Outside Shops For Social Distancing

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: With ‘social distancing’ being the key against the nationwide fight against Coronavirus, several district administrations across Odisha are implementing special measures to ensure that people strictly adhere to social distancing norms. Commissionerate Police today temporarily shifted the vegetable traders of Unit-1 Haat for a period of 45 days to AG Square and Rajmahal chhak. […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown: Facilitate Doorstep Delivery Service, CMC Orders Shopping Malls In Cuttack

Cuttack: In view of the 21-day lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation has ordered shopping malls situated in the millennium city to facilitate doorstep delivery of essential commodities. As per reports, the CMC has directed 11 shopping malls in the city for door-to-door delivery of food […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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India Fights Corona: RBI Announces EMI Breather, injects Rs 3.7L Cr liquidity

Bhubaneswar: To stave off the economic hardships likely to arise out of the Coronavirus lockdown, the Reserve Bank of India today announced broad-based measures including liquidity infusion to the tune of Rs 3.74 lakh crore into the system. Moreover, the Central Bank also announced a three month moratorium on repayment of installments of all term […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Lockdown: Shop Timings To Be Extended Till Late Nights In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an all-out war against coronavirus on globally, Odisha government is trying all its best to contain spread of the disease through several measures including 21-day lockdown which is currently in force across the State. However, there is an unprecedented rush among people to stock up essential commodities in the wake of 21-day lockdown […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus lockdown: Ramanand Sagar's 'Ramayan' makes comeback
Coronavirus lockdown: Ramanand Sagar's 'Ramayan' makes comeback on Doordarshan

New Delhi: On public demand, Doordarshan will be telecasting mythological series “Ramayan” from Saturday during the 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic informed Union minister of information and broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Friday. “Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting retelecast of ‘Ramayana’ from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus Outbreak: IPRS Announces Emergency Relief Package To Support Its Members

Mumbai: The Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS) declared an emergency relief package amid Coronavirus lockdown across the country to support its members facing financial pressure. Along with that, several film industry biggies have pledged to help the daily wage workers amid the 21-days nationwide lockdown. Headed by lyricist Javed Akhtar, the IPRS will provide money […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021