Tag: Covid 19 Pandemic

Cinemas repoen Covid-19 lockdown
Cinema Halls Should Be Allowed To Reopen In August, I&B Ministry Recommends

New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has recommended to the Union Home Ministry that cinema halls all over the country be allowed to reopen in August. I&B Secretary Amit Khare indicated this at a closed-door industry interaction with the CII Media Committee on Friday. He said his opposite number in the Home Ministry, Ajay […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Coronavirus India Update: 48,916 New Covid-19 Cases, 757 Fatalities In Last 24 Hours

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally zoomed past 13 lakhs on Saturday, just two days after it crossed the 12 lakh mark, while the recoveries mounted to 8,49,431, according to the Union Health Ministry. With 48,916 fresh cases, the country’s coronavirus infection tally surged to 13,36,861, while the death toll rose to 31,358 with 757 more […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
BJD Misleading People Over Free Of Cost Rice, Pulses, Alleges BJP
BJD Misleading People Over Free Rice & Pulses, Alleges BJP

Bhubaneswar: Days after Odisha government announced to provide free of cost rice and pulses to the beneficiaries under State Food Security Scheme (SFSS) in view of the COVID-19 crisis, the BJP on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the ruling-BJD alleging the party of misleading the people to take credit for the development. Targeting the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
ambulance driver demands money to take Covid-19 patients
Ambulance Driver Demands Rs 9,200 From COVID-19 Patients For 6-Km Journey To Hospital

Kolkata: An ambulance driver allegedly forced two coronavirus-infected minor boys and their mother to get down the vehicle as they could not pay the exorbitant fare he demanded a six-km journey between two hospitals in Kolkata. However, after the intervention of doctors, the driver settled for Rs 2,000, the boys’ father said. The two brothers […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
For A Nobel Cause: Blood Donation Drive in Cuttack to Avoid Blood shortage
COVID-19 Pandemic: 7-Day Blood Donation Drive In Cuttack to Avoid Shortage

Cuttack: In bid to ensure no shortage of blood during COVID-19 pandemic, a seven-day blood donation camp will be launched in Cuttack on Monday under ‘Odisha Mo Paribar’ initiative. Speaking to the media, convenor of Mo Paribar, Arup Patnaik said, “Blood banks usually witness shortage during summer. So, there is a need to ensure no […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Govt Employees Retiring During COVID-19 Pandemic To Receive 'Provisional' Pension

Union Minister of State for Public Grievances & Pensions Jitendra Singh today said that the government employees who are retiring during the COVID-19 pandemic will get ‘provisional’ pension till their regular Pension Payment Order (PPO) is issued and all other official formalities are completed. After the Modi government took over, the Department of Pensions had […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Cases Cross 16.4 Million Mark, Death Toll At 652,459

Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 16.4 million, while the deaths have increased to over 652,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 16,407,310, while the fatalities rose to 652,459, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Depression, Stress Higher During Peak Of Covid-19 Pandemic

Sydney: Australian researchers have found that rates of elevated psychological distress, including depression and anxiety symptoms, were found among adults during the peak of the Covid-19 outbreak. The acute and long-term mental health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic are largely unknown, the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE reported. “Research into previous pandemics has […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Cases Top 17.2 Million, Death Toll Reaches 671909

Washington: The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 17.2 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 671,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. As of Friday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 17,237,642, while the fatalities rose to 671,909, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Eid al-Adha A Low-Key Affair In Odisha Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: Eid al-Adha was celebrated on a subdued note in Odisha on Saturday, with most of the devotees offering prayers from home in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. State Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted people on the occasion of the festival, also known as Bakr Eid. “We are celebrating the festival […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Global Covid-19 Cases Touch 19.3 Million, Death Toll Rises To 719K

Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 19.2 million, while the deaths have increased to over 719,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. As of Saturday morning, the total number of cases stood at 19,295,350 and the fatalities rose to 719,805, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India's Olympic Probable Swimmers To Train For 2 Months In Dubai

New Delhi: Sports Authority of India (SAI) has approved two months training for three Olympic probable swimmers ahead of next years Tokyo Olympic Games. The three swimmers are Virdhawal Khade (50m freestyle), Srihari Nataraj (100m backstroke), Kushagra Rawat (400m freestyle) and they will train at Dubai’s Aqua Nation Swimming Academy from the first week of […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
COVID-19: Sans Employment, Odisha Migrants Head Back Towards Gujarat
Surat Bus Carrying Labourers From Odisha Detained

Berhampur: Balipadar police on Saturday detained a bus while it was carrying labourers from Polsara and Buguda block in Ganjam district. The bus was reportedly en-route to Surat. The bus driver, helper and a middleman from Gujarat were detained by the Balipadar police while ‘trafficking’ as many as 26 labourers by promising them job. However, […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Covid-19 Pandemic Could Be Over Within 2 Years: WHO Chief

Geneva: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years. Addressing a virtual press briefing from Geneva on Friday, the WHO chief said that the Spanish flu of 1918 had also taken two years to overcome, but current advances in […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021