187 test +ve in BBSR; total cases 4,358

187 test +ve in BBSR; total cases 4,358

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

As many as 187 new Covid-19 positive cases were registered under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area on Wednesday. With this, the city’s total case rose to 4,358. Of the new cases, 104 were from quarantine and 83 were local contact cases. The quarantined cases included 18, all employees of a hotel...

CUO launches Executive MBA

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | KORAPUT

The Central University of Odisha (CUO) has embarked on a two-year Executive MBA Programme for offering it in September. HAL, NALCO, DRDO, NAD, NMDC, RSPL, VSPL, JK Paper, Utkal Alumina would be the potential sponsors of their executives. Other executives aspiring to assume general management roles include executives of cooperatives, farmer...

‘Remove Tata firm from power distribution’

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | CUTTACK

The Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) has urged the State Government to remove the Tata Power Company Limited from electric distribution work alleging that consumers are facing difficulties due to frequent power cuts occurring since the company was given the  charge on June 1, 2020. “Power cuts are occurring frequently...

CUO webinar: New Edu Policy hailed

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | KORAPUT

The Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput, organised a national webinar on ‘National Education Policy 2020: Perspectives on Excellence in Higher Education’ on August 10. Vice-Chancellor Prof I Ramabrahmam inaugurated the event. Vice-Chairman, UGC, New Delhi, Prof Bhusan Patwardhan chaired the webinar and highlighted the glorious history of education and future idea...

+2 admission dates announced

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Admission into Plus II courses in various streams for the academic session 2020-21 would start from August 21, informed School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Wednesday. The candidates need to apply online for admission into the intermediate courses through the Student Academic Management System (SAMS) between August 21...

Healthy ageing conf held in city

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

An international conference, 'Healthy Ageing 2020,' was organised by the GeriCaRe (Geriatric Care and Research Organisation) here recently. Over 500 delegates attended. Dr Yohko Maki from Japan talked about ‘promotion of a dementia-friendly community and extension of healthy life expectancy in Japan’ and compared with the situation in India. Dr David...

Puri seer launches coconut sapling distribution

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | Puri

Jagadguru Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati inaugurated a programme of distribution of 30,000 coconut saplings undertaken jointly by the Bhasha and the Odisha International Centre (OIC) here on Tuesday. The Shankaracharya donated five saplings to mark the beginning of the campaign. Over three lakh coconut trees had been uprooted by the impact of...

Target: 1 lakh tests a day

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has set a target of conducting one lakh Covid-19 tests per day, informed Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) Director Dr Ajay Parida on Wednesday. “The number of rapid antigen tests will be increased significantly and contact tracing will be emphasised for early isolation of the Covid-19-infected persons,” said...

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