MCL adopts 3Ps to fight COVID-19

MCL adopts 3Ps to fight COVID-19

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has adopted a three-prong strategy of “produce, procure and prevent (3-P)” in wake of COVID-19 as company, continuing with mining operations, works in a close coordination with the State authority to fight the pandemic in Odisha. The MCL has set-up an internal COVID-19 Taskforce with helplines...

Viewing Ramayana a balm to corona pains

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | C SHARMA

I watched the first episode of the re-televised ‘Ramayana’. Not because I am a religious bigot or that the threat of COVID-19 compelled me to seek divine refuge in self-quarantined habitat but more so because of academic interest. I had watched a few episodes in the 1980s; but on my childish...

Lockdown: Agri, livestock hit in Keonjhar

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS | KEONJHAR

The Covid-19 outbreak has hit the farmers following the national level lockdown. In Kendujhar district the farmers find it difficult to save their crops with no transport facilities and labourers. The fertilizers and pesticide stores are closed. In Sadar Block, Jhumpura Block and Ghatgaon Block, it is seen that farmers initially began...

MP urges CM for VIMSAR COVID-19 ward

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

To keep western Odisha ready to fight coronavirus, MP Nitesh Ganga Deb has written a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, urging him to take steps for opening of a dedicated ward for the deadly virus at VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla. In the letter, the...

Provide Rs 10K to each daily wager: Khuntia

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) national vice-president Rama Chandra Khuntia on Tuesday extended his support to the Union and State Governments on their moves to fight out the coronavirus outbreak and urged all workers to cooperate with the Governments. He, however, stated that about 50 crore workers in the country,...

DSBM starts online lectures for exams

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The DAV School of Business Management (DSBM) has started online lectures for the students of 2nd, 4th and 6th Semesters of both BBA and BCom programmes from March 29. The objective of online lectures is to provide effective educational service in order to complete the prescribed syllabus of the Utkal University...

Posters warn of corona threat from Maoists

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS | RAYAGADA

Amid the corona scare, a citizens’ body in Rayagad district has warned villagers not to harbour or have close contact with Maoists as they could be infected by the deadly virus because they move around in different States. In posters put up at different places in the district, bearing the name...

In Briefs

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS

Man killed as car hits truck in Baleswar Baleswar: A man was killed and another seriously injured when a car by which they were travelling hit a truck from rear on NH-60 near Mirikamundi in Baleswar district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Sahadev Behera of Rupsa. Fire Services personnel...

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