Odisha Government Announces Complete Lockdown In 30 Districts

In Nayagarh town, it has been announced two days shut down on September 28 and 29. This announcement is made to check the current situation of coronavirus, said by district Collector. During those two days, the whole town would be get sanitized.

Senior Journalist Demise on Khordha

On Friday, a senior journalist Laxmidhar Sahoo died at the age of 70 due to cardiac arrest. He nominated two times as the Councillor of Khordha Municipality. In the field of journalism, he got much recognition. In Odisha Union of Journalists, he was an active member and also achieved various excellence in journalism.  

Train Restrictions going to Remove in State

East Coast railway has been recommended by Odisha Government to remove all instructions made previously. Due to COVID 19, the Pandemic situation, the State Government had made regulations on trains. In the present unlock situation, there are no restrictions imposed by the State Government side. There may be some graded system for the inter-state train movements, said by State Government. 

326 more People Tested Positive in Bhubaneswar

In Bhubaneswar, more 326 new cases came on Friday. With these numbers, the total affected number reach 20,219. Out of these total figures, 3,612 COVID cases were active. Also, from total cases, 70 patients were from quarantine centers, and 256 detected from local contacts. The total recovery cases in the city are 16,511, and the total death cases have risen to 80 on the day. 

Protests of Odisha Farmers against Agricultural Bills

On Friday, farmers across the State protests against the agricultural bills. These agricultural bills have passed recently in the Parliament. A memorandum of these bills has also been sent to President by district collectors. The members of Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan were gathering at AG square Bhubaneswar.

An Invention of Turning Coffee Waste into Biofuels by Odia and South African Scientist

Two scientists have jointly developed a technical method that can help to turn coffee waste into liquid biofuels. From those two scientists, one is from Odisha, and he is scientist Dr. Sanjib Kumar Karmee. Another scientist is from South Africa, and he is scientist Prof Sanette Marx.

Nocci Strongly Opposes the Hike Decision for Electricity Tariff 

Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission has decided to hike the electricity tariff. This will hike by Rs 20, and it is applied for all sectors except the farming sector. It will be applicable from October 1, and this decision is strongly opposed by the North Orissa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nocci).