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Odisha Logs 10,273 New COVID Cases, Four More Deaths

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The daily positivity rate rose to 13.57 per cent from 12.41 per cent the previous day.

Forest, Tree Cover In India Rose By 2,261 Sq Km In Last 2 Years: ISFR Report

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

According to the report, India's total forest and tree cover is now spread across 80.9 million hectares, which is 24.62 per cent of the geographical area of the country.

Odisha Registers 4,829 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Odisha on Monday registered 4,829 new COVID-19 cases, marginally higher than the previous day, while no fatality was recorded for the third consecutive day, a health bulletin said.

Odisha Decides To Provide Booster Dose To Health Workers As Covid Cases Rise

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The direction was issued by Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra to district collectors while reviewing the surge of COVID-19 cases along with detection of Omicron cases in the state.

Amidst Rising Covid Cases, Odisha Gov Orders Closure Of Educational Institutions From Jan 10

The order was issued to contain the spread of the coronavirus, state officials said. It will be in effect till February 1

03 January, 2022

Class 10 Students From Odisha Files Petition In Supreme Court Against Malpractices Of School

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CBSE's class 10 board examinations were cancelled in April last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic and in May 2021, assessment policy was notified by the board.

01 January, 2022

Odisha to promulgate ordinance to confer land rights to slum dwellers, enhance teacher's salary

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The other proposals which received the cabinet's go ahead were amendment to Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, Panchayat Samiti Act and Zilla Parishad Act. Disaster management was included in the activities list of panchayati raj bodies, the chief secretary added.

31 December, 2021

Industry Body Seeks Odisha CM’s Intervention In Resolving Coal Shortage

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An industry body has sought the intervention of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in resolving the “acute” coal shortage faced by captive power plants in the state.

28 December, 2021

Odisha Government Run By Patnaik's Friends: Kanhaiya

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Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJD alleging that the Odisha government is being run by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's "friends", and not elected representatives.

27 December, 2021

Odisha Govt. Starts Preparation For Administering Covid Vaccines To Over 25 Lakhs Children

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Over 2.89 crore people in Odisha have so far been inoculated with the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 1.98 crore beneficiaries received both the jabs.

22 December, 2021

India Conducts Successful Test Of ‘Pralay’ Ballistic Missile Off Odisha Coast


India conducted successful test of ‘Pralay’ ballistic missile, which is solid-fuel, battlefield missile developed by Defence Research Development Organisation. It is based on Prithvi Defence Vehicle from the Indian ballistic missile programme.


20 December, 2021

Patnaik launches air health services for remote tribal districts

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Odisha’s Health and Family Welfare Minister N K Das said specialist doctors required for the treatment of critical patients admitted to various district headquarters hospitals (DHHs), will go to the remote districts to treat patients.

18 December, 2021

Agni P: India Successfully Tests Nuclear Capable Surface To Surface Ballistic Missile


In a test conducted at 11:06, Agni P, India's new surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile was fired from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast, Defence Research and Development Organisation said.

16 December, 2021

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Multiple Sports Infrastructure Facilities In Odisha

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The new sports hostels and its allied facilities and amenities, within the Kalinga Stadium premises, will ensure a home away from home for the athletes, while they stay focused on their goal to achieve sporting excellence, Patnaik said at the inauguration ceremony.

13 December, 2021

Patnaik Visits Home Turf Ganjam District, Inaugurates Several Projects

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Addressing a gathering near the temple, Patnaik said the state government is committed to providing better medical care to the public and in this regard, Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Health Card is the best gift for the people of the coastal state.

05 December, 2021

FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Argentina Stun Germany, Claim 2nd Title


Argentina had earlier won the FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup crown way back in 2005 in Rotterdam where they defeated Australia 2-1 in the final. Germany are the six-time champions.

05 December, 2021

FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: India Lose To France Again, Finish 4th


The third-fourth place play-off was a chance for India to avenge their 4-5 defeat against France in their FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup 2021 opener, but it was not to be as the European side continued to dominate the hosts.


05 December, 2021

Heavy Rains Lash Odisha As Remnants Of Cyclone Jawad Near Coast

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Heavy rains lashed parts of Odisha on Sunday as remnants of cyclone Jawad, which has weakened into a deep depression, neared the coast, officials said.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz