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PM Modi
Economy Bouncing Back At Fast Pace Post-Pandemic: PM Modi

We should insist on buying every little thing which is 'Made In India', and this will be possible only with our combined efforts.

Fully Vaccinated Foreign Visitors Can Enter US From Nov 8
Fully Vaccinated Foreign Visitors Can Enter US From Nov 8

For unvaccinated Americans returning to the US, the coordinator said they will be "subject to stricter testing requirements", including a test within one day of departure and proof that they have bought a test to take after arriving.

IMF
IMF Commends India's 'Swift, Substantial' Response To Pandemic

The foreign exchange reserves have increased because of net inflows and improvement in the current account, it said, but expected a "return to a deficit of about 1 per cent of the GDP in FY2021/22 due to a gradual recovery in domestic demand and higher oil prices".

Online Education
Most Indians Spent 522 Hours On Online Education In Pandemic Year: Survey

Indians are spending close to Rs 8,500 on average, mostly for digital payments a month and 28 per cent smartphone users spending around Rs 1,000 on infotainment monthly.

Director of Sate Health Services, Bijay Mohapatra
Covid-19: Next 3 Months Crucial For Odisha, Warns Top Health Official

Briefing on the Covid-19 situation in the Capital city, the Health Services Director said, “The rate of infection in Bhubaneswar has always been a cause for concern. Every day, 200 to 400 infections are being detected in the Capital City."

Covid Blues: No Excitement For ‘Jari Medha’ Artisans Of Cuttack This Durga Puja
Covid Blues: No Excitement For ‘Jari Medha’ Artisans Of Cuttack This Durga Puja

Around 15-20 artisans of Alamchand Bazar said that the profit they earn by making jari medha for Dusshera and other pujas like Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, Laxmi Puja and Kartik Puja during four months of the festive season is enough to feed their families the entire year.

Maintain precautions as Covid not over yet, warns AIIMS chief
Maintain Precautions As Covid Not Over Yet, Warns AIIMS Chief

Dr Guleria warned that, at the current time, it is premature to say the pandemic has become endemic and we still need to be extremely cautious as we don't know how will the virus behave in coming times.

Covid-19 In Endemic Stage, Complacency May Lead To Pandemic Again, Warns Top Odisha Health Official
Covid-19 In Endemic Stage, Complacency May Lead To Pandemic Again, Warns Top Odisha Health Official

People should strictly abide by Covid appropriate behaviour and take upon themselves the responsibility to avoid contracting the virus, said Mohapatra

Light and Sound Owner’s Association of Odisha demanded the State government to allow social events
Light and Sound Providers In Odisha Demand Permission For Procession, Social Events

They requested the government to allow at least a procession of 100 people under strict adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour.

Two Odisha Students Fight Odds To Pursue Education 
Two Odisha Students Fight Odds To Pursue Education 

Amid the gloom of Covid-19 pandemic, two students from Odisha have continued their efforts to fulfil their dreams 

PM Modi asks states with rising COVID-19 cases to take proactive steps to prevent third wave
PM Modi Asks States With Rising COVID-19 Cases To Take Proactive Steps To Prevent Third Wave

Rise in Covid cases in Maharashtra and Kerala is a matter of grave concern for the country, Modi said.

Safaiwala
Perils Of Pandemic: Teacher Turns Safaiwala To Eke Out Living

Meet Bhubaneswar resident Smrutirekha Behera. A graduate in Political Science, she used to eke out her living by teaching at a play and nursery school. She was living a happy life with her husband and in-laws at Pathabandha slum in the city. Everything seemed perfect in her life until the pandemic struck. 

Health Workers Struggle To Fight Myths, Misinformation About Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha 
Health Workers Struggle To Fight Myths, Misinformation About Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha 

In a glaring instance of rigid beliefs and misinformation about coronavirus, the residents of Jurudi village in Rayagada fled after seeing members of the Serosurvey team which had visited the area to collect samples for testing.

konark
Centrally-Protected Monuments To Reopen From June 16 

After a hiatus of two months, all centrally-protected monuments, sites and museums under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) are all set to open from June 16. 

Orphaned By Covid, 7-Year-Old Girl Takes Care Of 45 Day-Old Brother In Odisha's Balasore
Orphaned By Covid, 7-Year-Old Girl Takes Care Of 45 Day-Old Brother In Odisha's Balasore

OTV caught up with the little fairy Krishna in a small hut at Nimatpur village in Bhogarai block while she was nursing her infant brother and trying to put him to sleep by swaying a hammock. 

School Reopening
When Will Odisha Schools Reopen? Minister Clears Air On Reopening Schools Amid Pandemic

Amid concerns of a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, will schools in Odisha reopen anytime in the near future? On Sunday, State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said that an appropriate decision in this regard will be taken soon.

Odisha Students Turning Towards Andhra Schools Amid Kotia Border Dispute
Odisha Allows Distribution Of Food Security Allowance Under MDM To Students

The allotment of MDM rice shall be lifted by the MDM Transport Contractor as per the need. follow the terms & conditions of the agreement.

covid19
Present Pandemic Situation In Odisha Will Improve In 5-7 Days: Health Expert

The prevailing situation in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is likely to improve in the next 5-7 days. As per senior health expert Dr. Laxmidhar Sahoo, the present trend in the number of daily positive cases will see a decline by June first week, and the daily case burden would also decrease.

Centre Asks States To Direct Stockholders To Declare Stock Of Pulses
Centre Asks States To Direct Stockholders To Declare Stock Of Pulses

The pulse-producing States/UTs were also requested to facilitate procurement as sustained procurement would incentivize farmers to cultivate pulses on a long-term basis.

Women Bear Pandemic Burnt
Women Bear The Brunt Of Pandemic

The Corona pandemic is a challenge for governments around the world but something that is making it even more frightening is the fact that it is threatening to deepen the existing gender inequalities, shattering prospects for women's progress on all fronts.

Modi-Kejriwal
Big Tragedy May Happen Due To Oxygen Shortage In Hospitals: Kejriwal At PM's COVID Meet

New Delhi: Raising alarm that a “big tragedy” may happen due to oxygen shortage in hospitals during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on…

fundraising
Markets Undeterred By Covid, Fundraising Increases

New Delhi: Despite the uncertainty prevailing in FY 2020-21 owing to Covid-19 pandemic, fundraising in FY 2020-21 was better than that in FY 2019-20 for both Public Issues and Rights…

WHO-Chief
Confusion, Complacency Driving Covid Pandemic: WHO

Geneva: Confused and complacent behaviour among people is pushing the coronavirus pandemic to an exponential rise worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Adding to these behaviours is “inconsistency in…

GDP
During COVID-19 Pandemic, India's Debt To GDP Ratio Increased From 74% To 90%: IMF

Washington: India’s debt to GDP ratio increased from 74 per cent to 90 per cent during the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Monetary Fund has said, noting that it expects this…

Suchismita momo girl
From Bollywood Dreams To Selling Momos In Cuttack Streets, How Pandemic Turned Tables For Suchismita

Cuttack: The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the life and livelihood of every individual irrespective of his/her personal, professional, economic or social background. Those in the glamour and showbiz world are not immune to the pandemic turmoil. Suchismita Routray, a young woman from Cuttack’s Jhanjirmangala who worked as an assistant camera person in Bollywood for five […]