The state also recorded 32 COVID-related deaths while 11,881 people recovered from the disease during the same period.
A resolution in this regard was passed at a meeting of the Council of Ministers, chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
“Thank Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi ji and Union Health Min. @drharshvardhan ji for the approval to establish PSA oxygen generation plants in another 8 districts of Odisha through the #PMCaresFund,” said Dharmendra Pradhan.
The Annual High School Certificate (HSC), Madhyama and State Open School Certificate examinations which were scheduled to be held from May 3, this year, were cancelled due to COVID-19.
Registering a total of 19 COVID-related deaths on Thursday, the overall death toll in the state went up to 2,140. Currently, the active number of coronavirus cases in Odisha stands at 86,950.
Earlier, these exams were postponed and were scheduled to be held from May 19, 2021. But now, the exams stand cancelled. Students are advised to keep a check on the official website for any further updates.
A video of a baby elephant being rescued from a 15 feet deep abandoned well has gone viral. The baby elephant is being rescued with the help of a heavy machine in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on Saturday.
On qualifying for the OTET exam, candidates can participate in the recruitment in government, private aided, and private unaided schools of Odisha.
Odisha Dibasa or Utkala Dibasa is celebrated every year on 1 April all over Odisha. Thousands of shops and Jhankis make this festival more beautiful. There are competitions arranged by popular local politicians like fireworks competitions. One can enjoy these fireworks displays which make the sky all the more stunning.
This amounts to a 5.60% rise in overall retail supply tariff, the OERC order said.
Total 1.34 lakh cognisable cases including 1,470 murder, 514 cases of dacoity, 2,166 loot, 4,500 burglary, 10,412 theft, 3,524 swindling, 2,059 rioting, 2,984 rape, 9,817 MV accidents were reported during 2020. According to the report, 1,34,230 cognisable offences were registered while 1,29,305 cases have been found true and charge-sheets were filed in 93,229 cases.
“Ray was staying on rent at one Bijay Nayak’s house. Though Bijay had reportedly told Ray that he would sell his house to him, he later executed the deal with Upasna’s husband Subhransu Sekhar Biswal,” Police sources said.
After being duped by the cyber criminal, the youth, Debasish Sahoo, lodged a complaint at Bharatpur Police Station here.
Notably, the state government is set to begin a survey of backward classes based on the social and educational status.
Candidates can appear for Paper-I or Paper-Il or both the papers as per their eligibility. The candidates appearing for both papers shall have to fill up the application form separately.
The wife, Jhili Naik is currently the only earning member of the family. She works as a labourer besides carrying the burden of treating her husband.
Woman prisoner stated in FIR that Putel made physical relation with her on the pretext of marriage. She added that two staffers of jail and a person working at ADJ Court were aware of this situation.
In a directive, Cuttack District Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani said such employees cannot withdraw their salaries if they do not take the jab by February 10.
Tata Power said as per conditions of bid documentation it will hold 51 per cent equity with management control and the state-owned GRIDCO will have the remaining 49 percent equity stake in the company.