Tag: Covid 19 Lockdown

Why PM Modi chose to announce Covid-19 Lockdown 2.0 on April 14?

Bhubaneswar:  Amidst the growing challenge of Covid-19 count in the country, PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation for the fourth time in last 24 days. Between his first address, when Modi announced lockdown 1.0, and the fourth one today, when lockdown 2.0 extended till May 3, the cases of novel coronavirus have grown by a […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha DGP
Domestic violence victims need not visit police stations during lockdown: Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar: Hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked law enforcers to take stern action against people involved in domestic violence, Odisha Police on Tuesday said complainants need not go to police stations for lodging FIRs during the lockdown period. The police will reach the complainant upon receiving a call and also lodge an FIR, if […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
MHA issues guidelines for COVID-19 Lockdown
MHA Issues COVID-19 Lockdown 2.0 Guidelines With Selective Exemptions From April 20

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the second phase country-wide lockdown in India in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak till May 3, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued revised guidelines on the measures to be taken by ministries, government departments, state and Union Territory governments for the containment and prevention […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
UPSC exams 2020
Breaking: UPSC Exam Schedule After COVID-19 Lockdown

Chairman and members of UPSC to voluntarily forego 30% of the basic pay for a period of one year, with effect from April 2020. All officers and staff members of the UPSC have volunteered one-day salary to the PM-CARES fund. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) held a special meeting on Wednesday to review the […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 lockdown: Railways to refund Rs 1,490 crore for cancellation of 94 lakh ticket bookings

New Delhi: Indian Railways will forgo around Rs 1,490 crore in revenue as it is refunding the amount towards cancellation of a whopping 94 lakh ticket bookings made by passengers prior to the imposition of the nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Top Railways officials told PTI that an amount of Rs 830 […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha launched WhatsApp no to curb domestic violence

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government here on Wednesday launched a WhatsApp number — 7205006039 — for reporting cases of domestic violence during the Covid-19 lockdown. It was launched by the Women and Child Development Department, which already has a women helpline number 181. Also Read: Odisha Appoints 6 Senior Officers To Tackle COVID-19 In Bhubaneswar “The WCD […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
SSC defers examination dates till May 3

New Delhi: With the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown extended till May 3, the central government has deferred all the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examinations. The new dates will be announced after the end of lockdown. The decision on fresh dates for the remaining Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination (Tier-I) 2019, Junior Engineer (Paper-I) Examination 2019, […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Salman Khan roasts COVID-19 lockdown violators

Mumbai: Bollywood’s “Dabangg” star Salman Khan has come out with a very serious message for those who have violated the COVID-19 lockdown. Salman took to Instagram, where he shared a 10-minute, hard-hitting video speaking about the Corona Warriors, who are putting themselves at risk in order to protect the nation. He also spoke about people […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 lockdown: Odisha govt gives additional funds to urban local bodies for feeding stray animals

Bhubaneswar: Amid the extended lockdown till May 3 to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Odisha government on Thursday approved release of additional funds of Rs 80.18 lakh to urban local bodies for feeding stray dogs and other animals. The additional funds will be provided from the Chief Ministers Relief Fund (CMRF) to five municipal […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha Policemen attacked by intruders from Jharkhand during COVID-19 lockdown

Baripada: Four police personnel were injured in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday as a group of people from neighbouring Jharkhand attacked them after being denied entry into Odisha in view of lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, police said. Around 20 people riding motorcycles from Jharkhand tried to forcibly enter into Odisha at Benisagar on […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
"We shall cure, we shall endure"- RBI Governor Announces Ameliorative Measures In Wake Of COVID-19

New Delhi: While Coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the world shutting down economies, the Reserve Bank of India on Friday announced a slew of measures to help the country fight the economic blues resulting from the impact of the lockdown. The RBI also cut reverse repo rate by 25 basis points to 3.75%, while keeping […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
First time in 167 years, railways not ferrying passengers on its birthday

New Delhi: The Indian Railways turned 167 years old on Thursday and for the first time ever, its trains did not carry any passengers on its birthday and instead stood idle in the yards waiting for the nationwide lockdown to end. On this day 167 years ago, the wheels of the first passenger train in […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Srilanka offer to host IPL
COVID-19 Lockdown: Sri Lanka offers to host IPL 2020

Colombo: Sri Lanka has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which has now been indefinitely suspended by the BCCI due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 IPL edition was slated to start from March 29 but with the coronavirus outbreak it was first deferred till April 15 and […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID19 Lockdown: Odisha Issues Health Advisory For People Working From Home

Bhubaneswar: As a large number of people are working from home during the lockdown period which will continue till May 3, the Odisha government on Friday issued a health advisory on the dos and don’ts for them. Asking people to maintain an active lifestyle while staying indoors, the Department of Health and Family Welfare advised […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Asks Collectors To Ensure Safety Of Women In Shelter Camps

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday asked all the district collectors to ensure the safety of women and girls in the shelter camps that are housing thousands of migrant workers stranded due to COVID-19 lockdown. In a letter to the district collectors, Labour Secretary Anu Garg said the safety of women and girls in those […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021