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Briefs

Monday, 30 March 2020 | PNS

U Sammilani holds Laxman Naik martyr day Bhubaneswar: The Utkal Sammilani on Sunday observed the martyr day of Saheed Laxman Naik at its Mancheswar Industrial Branch office here. While branch president Dillip Dashsharma paid floral tributes to Naik at the office, other members paid tributes at their respective houses in view...

Migrant workers to be sheltered at schools

Monday, 30 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

As a relief for the migrant workers heading towards their native places in Odisha amid countrywide lockdown for coronavirus outbreak, the State Government has decided to provide them shelter at schools and hostel buildings. The district Collectors and Municipal Commissioners have been directed by the Government to make all basic amenities...

K’jhar vulnerable as hordes of migrants return

Monday, 30 March 2020 | MAlAY MOHAPATRA | KEONJHAR

The minerals-rich Keonjhar district has become vulnerable in the context of the coronavirus spread. The Government has declared mining and industries of chromite, coal, iron ore, manganese and some other minerals as essential, for which the production of all this continues in the district. With the mining and industrial activities continuing...

‘All pass’ for Classes I-VIII students

Monday, 30 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread, the State Government has declared the students of Classes I to VIII in its schools ‘all pass’. “All the students except of Class-IX are declared to have passed without annual examinations this academic session,” said School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash. As the examination...

400 workers stranded in Jajpur cement plant

Monday, 30 March 2020 | PNS | JAJPUR

Following the lockdown, about 400 workers have been stranded in the Ramco Cements plant at Haridaspur in Jajpur district. The workers belong to other States including Jharkhand, West Bengal and Bihar. The workers alleged that they are not provided proper food. Though the operation of plant has been shut, the labourers are...

Medicos to be trained to manage corona

Monday, 30 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has decided to train students of all medical colleges for tackling the coronavirus situation, official sources said on Sunday. “Considering the dearth of doctors, it has been decided that the 7th, 8th and 9th semester MBBS students of all medical colleges will be trained who could be deployed...

Focus on contact tracing: Govt to Collectors

Monday, 30 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The district Collectors have been asked to emphasise on ‘contact tracing’ to contain the spreading of coronavirus in the State. Health Department Secretary Nikunja Dhal has written to the Collectors asking them to focus on surveillance and contact tracing. They have been asked to personally review three important focus areas from...

112 came in contact with State’s 3rd corona patient

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK

During contact tracing, it has come to light that as many as 112 persons came in contact with the third COVID-19 positive patient in the State before he was tested positive for the virus, informed State Government’s COVID-19 Chief Spokesperson Subroto Bagchi on Saturday. Bagchi said of 112 contacts, 15 have...

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