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Tag: Report

Coronavirus Test Report Possible In 15 Minutes

A new test kit to detect coronavirus, that takes just 15 minutes, has been developed at Tianjin University of China. It will help save time in screening out potential patients. According to Global Times, Tianjin University developed the kit in collaboration with Beijing Biotech company. The kit is undergoing clinical trials and will be sent […]

Cash deeply embedded in payment systems in India, says RBI

New Delhi: Despite a large growth in digital payments after demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in 2016, cash is “deeply embedded” in the payment system in India, according to a new report from the Reserve Bank of India. At 11.59 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) India had a high cash […]

BJP, Congress in direct fight with each other in 373 seats: Report

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are contesting 435 and 420 seats in this Lok Sabha elections, respectively, and they are in a direct fight with each other in 373 seats, according to PRS India, an NGO. The independent research institute also said that as many as 8,039 candidates are in […]

India second to US among top destinations for hacking attempts

New Delhi: With over 120 crore account takeover attacks in 2018, India came only second to the US among top destinations for hacking attempts in the world, says a new report. Each attack represented an attempt by a person or computer to log in to an account with a stolen or generated username and password, […]

Women voters will hold the key during 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Report

New Delhi: Women are likely to play a decisive role in the upcoming general elections as their voting participation is likely to be higher than that of men in the 2019 polls, a Centrum report said on Monday. According to the report, “Election 2019 – The Swing Factor”, men still outnumber women in terms of […]

Floods linked to increased skin infections in humans: Report

New York: Floods are associated with an increased risk of skin infections among humans, a skin expert has warned. Skin and soft tissue infections can develop when injured skin is exposed to floodwaters containing sewage, chemicals and other pollutants, HealthDay reported. In particular, natural disasters like tsunamis and hurricanes can cause major soil disruption that […]

Global unemployment rate falls to 5 per cent, hits pre-crisis levels

Geneva: Global unemployment levels fell one percentile to a steady 5 per cent in 2018, the lowest figures since the economic crisis that wreaked havoc on labour markets, the International Labour Organization said in a report published on Wednesday. The “World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2019” report said unemployment rates were anticipated to fall […]

Hepatitis C 83% more prevalent in north India: Report

New Delhi: Infections of hepatitis C are 83 per cent more prevalent among people living in north India, says a report from SRL Diagnostics. Hepatitis, with five types of viruses namely A, B, C, D and E, refers to the inflammation of liver and can be self-limiting or progress, causing liver fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or […]

Facebook allowed phonemakers to access personal info of users: Report

New York: Raising fresh concerns about Facebook’s privacy protection policies, a New York Times report has exposed how the social network allowed about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung, to access personal information of users and their friends. Even before Facebook apps were widely available on smartphones, Facebook had data-sharing partnerships with the device […]

Puri Srimandir ritual controversy: Niti administrator submits report

  Puri: A day after ‘Mahaprasad’ was made available to devotees after four days of impasse, Niti Prasashak (temple ritual administrator) has submitted a report to Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). The report mentions the names of some servitors from different Nijogs primarily responsible for disrupting conduct of rituals. The report has […]

7th pay commission: Fitment Committee to submit report in a day or two

Bhubaneswar: The fitment committee set up to finalise the modalities of the 7th pay commission recommendations for the State government employees and pensioners is likely to submit its final report to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik within a day or two. According to sources, the draft has been prepared keeping in mind the current salary, scale […]

AIIMS gives Jayalalithaa report to TN government

New Delhi: The AIIMS on Monday handed over to the Tamil Nadu government the reports of its specialists who visited Chennai when Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was hospitalized. “AIIMS handed over the five ‘visit reports’ regarding the health condition of (the) late Chief Minister to (the) government of Tamil Nadu,” an official statement said. The […]

BJP alleges rampant irregularities in voter list

Bhubaneswar: The State BJP today alleged that there have been rampant irregularities in the voter list in Odisha by the government machinery. Talking to media persons here, BJP State vice president Samir Mohanty claimed that he has come to know about such irregularities during his recent tour to Balasore district. “I have arrived here today […]

Mini Dalabehera was burnt after murder: Post mortem report

Berhampur: The post mortem report of Mini Dalabehera, a woman sarpanch candidate for Baghamari panchayat whose half-burnt body was found inside Sagada hill forest under Mohana block in Gajapati district yesterday, has revealed that she was burnt after murder. The post mortem of the deceased was conducted by a team of doctors of Forensic Medicine […]

Jagamohan repair: HC asks ASI, SJTA to file fresh affidavit

Cuttack: Expressing resentment over the inordinate delay in the ongoing repair work of Jagamohan of Shri Jagannath Temple in Puri, the Orissa High Court has directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to submit latest report on the status of the repair work through fresh affidavit. This apart, […]

AI apologises for false report on non-veg Prasad at Sri Mandir

Bhubaneswar: State-run Air India on Saturday apologised for the false report published on its in-flight magazine-Shubh Yatra, saying that non-vegetarian prasad are sold at the Ananda Bazaar of the Sri Mandir in Puri. “#AI apologises for the error. Our intention was not to hurt sentiments. #ShubhYatra magazine copies have been removed with immediate effect,” Air […]

SUM hospital owner likely to be arrested: DMET

Bhubaneswar: Manoj Nayak, owner of SUM hospital which met a fire mishap on Monday evening causing death of 21 patients, is likely to be arrested, said Prakash Chandra Mohapatra, Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Odisha. Talking to newsmen, Mohapatra, said, “As we have filed a case against the management of the SUM hospital, […]

SUM Hospital tragedy: NHRC seeks report from Odisha govt in six weeks

New Delhi: Taking suo motu cognizance of the media report on the death of 21 patients who died in a major fire in SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar in the evening on October 17, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued notice to the Odisha government asking it to submit a report in this matter […]

Driver’s carelessness cause for Athmallick bus mishap: RTO report

Bhubaneswar: A day after the tragic incident in which 19 passengers were killed in a road accident in which 19 people were killed and 30 others were critically injured, Transport Commissioner Chandrasekhar Kumar today said the Regional Transport Officer (RTO) has submitted a preliminary report on the incident mentioning that the mishap took place due […]

Athamallick condoles bus mishap deaths by observing bandh

Angul: College Students’ Association and locals of the town called for Athamallick bandh on Saturday condoling the death of 19 people who lost their lives in a tragic bus accident on Friday. The members of the association also demanded Rs 5 lakh compensation to kin of each of the deceased. Shops, schools and other business […]

‘Overloading, careless driving are reasons behind Athmallick accident’

Angul: The four-member team, probing into the Athmallick bus accident in which 19 people were killed and 30 others were critically injured, submitted its report to Angul collector which said overloading and careless driving are reasons behind the tragic accident. According to sources, the investigating team-which constitutes Athamallick sub-collector, SDPO, SDMO and Angul RTO also […]

SOG report reiterates 'crossfire' theory

Phulbani: While the death of six tribals at the hands of security personnel during a combing operation in Kandhamal district on July 8 has sparked off outrage across Odisha, the Special Operation Group (SOG) has claimed that the tribals were killed as they came in the line of fire during an exchange of fire between […]

NHRC seeks report on boy thrown out of running train

NHRC seeks report on boy thrown out of running train Bhubaneswar: Taking suo moto cognizance of media reports on a 15-year old boy, who was allegedly pushed out of a train by a TTE while travelling without ticket on the Coromandal Express on June 25, the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) today issued a notice […]