Cinema halls, theatres, and multiplexes reopened today. After a long gap of over nine months due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. As per the state government’s standard operating procedure, the cinema halls are allowed to intake 50 percent seating capacity.
Schools Reopen for Students of Class 10 and 12
After a long gap of over nine months, multiple schools for classes X and XII across Odisha reopened today with proper social distancing and with adherence to COVID-19 guidelines and several protocols. As per the sources, it is strictly instructed to adhere to the rules.
Tata Power Takes over Distribution in Western and Southern Odisha
On Thursday, Tata Power declared that the administration had taken over the management and operation in the power distribution utilities of WESCO and SOUTHCO after finishing the sales process. Tata Power Western Odisha Distribution Ltd will have power over WESCO and SOUTHCO, respectively.
7-Year-Old Kid from Bolangir Cracks Microsoft Exams
Venkat Raman Patnaik, a seven-year-old kid from Balangir cleared the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Examination, a globally recognised certification. With this technology-based generation, the child has set new benchmarks.
Nalco Plans to Invest 30,000 Crore for Expansion
Nalco, the Navratna Centre Public Sector enterprise, will invest 30,000 Crore for the expansion process and diversification plan by the year 2027-28 as per the statement of Union Minister for coal and mines on Thursday. The Minister also said that the Central government will extend all the support in this matter.
MP Aparajita Sarangi Launches Annapurna to Feed the Needy
On Thursday, Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi launched “Annapurna”, a trust that provides free food to the people for work and needs to make the poor self-sufficient in terms of food and occupation. The trust formed with five foundations will initially operate in the capital city. As per the sources, the trust will extend into other cities later.
Rise in Fake Food in Odisha
Recent raids by the Commissionerate Police shows the volume of fake food and various sub-standard food laced with chemicals flooding into markets. Starting from ghee, soya chunks, tomato sauce, many other food items are manufactured by adding fake preservatives to them.