Tag: Covid 19 Lockdown

Kedarnath shrine reopens amid COVID-19 lockdown, no 'darshan' for pilgrims permitted

Rudraprayag: The doors of the Himalayan shrine the Kedarnath Dham were opened on Wednesday at 6.10 a.m. and the ‘Rudrabhishek Pooja’ was offered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On the occasion, Uttarakhand Chief Minister also greeted all devotees. This is the first time when the ‘abhiskek’ and ‘arati’ have been conducted in the absence of […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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Big News: CBSE To Conduct Class 10, 12 Board Exams After COVID-19 Lockdown

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it clear that it will conduct the board examination for Class 10 and 12 after the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown period is over. The CBSE tweeted on Wednesday: “Recently there has been a lot of speculation regarding CBSE Class 10th board exams. It is reiterated […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha plus 2 exam after COVID-19 lockdown
CHSE Exams After Covid-19 Lockdown Is Lifted, Awaiting Govt Decision: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash seemed optimistic today when he said that the department is ready to conduct the remaining of the Plus-II exams post the COVID-19 lockdown period. Dash, however, mentioned that the department is awaiting confirmation from the government in this regard. Reportedly, the Plus-II exams commenced on March […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Students Should Stay Prepared For Exams Post Lockdown: Odisha Govt After UGC Guideline

Bhubaneswar: A day after the University Grants Commission (UGC) chalked out new guideline allowing Universities to chart out their own plan of action for conducting exams which were put on hold due to COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent nationwide lockdown, Odisha government today informed that the State might conduct exams any moment post lockdown after duly […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown beyond May can lower growth to zero, permanent loss of 4% in India's GDP

New Delhi: CRISIL has revised its growth outlook for India in fiscal 2021 down to 1.8 per cent from the earlier estimated 3.5 per cent, factoring the nationwide lockdown in place to flatten the Covid-19 curve. The forecast by the rating agency assumes the effect of the pandemic subsiding materially in the current quarter, besides […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Train services to resume
On Labour Day, Railway Kicks Off 'Shramik Special Trains' For Carrying Stranded Labourers

In a recent guideline issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, it has been decided to run “Shramik Special” trains from Labour Day today. These special trains will run to carry migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places across the country due to COVID-19 lockdown. These special trains will run […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Puri Srimandir
Lockdown 3.0: Uncertainty Over Puri Rath Yatra In Odisha Persists

Puri/Bhubaneswar: The extension of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown by two more weeks has added to the uncertainty looming over the conduct of this year’s annual Rath Yatra in Puri. It may be noted that Odisha government had earlier announced that decision to conduct Rath Yatra will be taken after the completion of the second phase […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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Bus Carrying Migrants From Surat To Odisha Overturns In Maharashtra, 5 Injured

Maharashtra: As many as five persons were injured after the bus ferrying migrants from Surat to Odisha’s Ganjam district overturned near Karanja on Nagpur-Amravati National Highway (NH) in Maharashtra on Sunday. All the injured including two bus staff and three migrants have been admitted to the nearby Karanja hospital in Maharashtra, said sources. The bus […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Coolie No.1, Shershaah, Gunjan Saxena, Indoo Ki Jawaani & More: Movies That May Soon Get Released On OTT Space

Bollywood has been badly hit by the lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many movies that were running in the theatres like “Angrezi Medium” had to face a big loss after all the multiplexes and theatres in the country were closed down. Importantly, there have been many other movies that were on the threshold of […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Telecom sector
Telecom sector enabling 35% of India's GDP in COVID-19 times

Gurugram: As the telecom players ensured their networks were up and running to meet the unprecedented surge in demand during lockdown times, the sector is currently enabling 30-35 per cent of the GDP in the COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing period, other than the present 6 per cent direct contribution to the GDP, a new […]

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After Bus Mishaps, Odisha To Change Route To Bring Prabasi Odias

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Sunday decided to change the route to bring Prabasi Odias from Surat who are stranded in different parts of the country due to COVID-19 lockdown. The move comes in the wake of two accidents in Kandhamal district involving buses engaged in transporting Prabasi Odias from Surat in Gujarat in less than […]

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Lockdown 3.0: Telangana To Run 40 Trains A Day For One Week To Send Migrant Workers Back Home

Hyderabad: In a huge relief for migrant workers stranded in different parts of Telangana, the state government has decided to deploy 40 special trains per day for one week beginning Tuesday to ferry them to their native places in states, including Bihar and West Bengal. These trains will start from various stations in the city, […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
JEE, NEET Exam Dates 2020: HRD Ministry To Make The Big Announcement Today

Bhubaneswar: The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry is likely to announce the fresh JEE and NEET exam dates for 2020. The exams were postponed due to nationwide lockdown announced to contain the spread of COVID-19. The announcement by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will give a big relief to the engineering and medical aspirants […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
OTV Expose: Book Shop Owner Nabbed For 'Selling Liquor' Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Unperturbed by the lockdown restrictions clamped to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, a bookseller in Odisha’s Nayagarh district was found blatantly selling liquor in his shop. This has come to the fore when a formal decision on resumption of liquor sale is yet to be taken by the State government. The illegal act […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha Govt Plans Model Policy To Resolve Problems Of Industries

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to formulate a model policy to resolve the problems faced by industries due to the COVID-19 lockdown, said an official on Tuesday. It was decided at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on COVID-19 situation in the state. Discussions will be held regarding the problems faced by […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021