On the reopening day of the school on Friday, 26 teachers and two students were found positive for COVID-19 in Gajapati district. As per the sources, as many as 21 teachers are from Mohana block, and the rest were tested at the COVID centre of the district headquarters hospital. 

Primary Teachers to be Engaged to Take Classes

With the norms of social distancing being followed in the schools and the increase in the classroom teaching for every batch, the School and Mass Education department has decided to engage the primary teachers in helping the tutor students for the upcoming matriculation examination.

Fake Sauce Manufacturing Unit Busted in Jajpur

After manufacturing units of fake food and spurious edibles being busted in the Cuttack every other day, a unit manufacturing fake sauce is busted at Kundala Village on Saturday during the raid by police. As per the sources, the sauce was being sent to different parts of the state.

Any Delay in Duty Time Will be Termed as Absent in VIMSAR

The Heads of the Departments (HoDs) of VIMSAR, Burla have been entrusted with the responsibility that any delay in the reporting time will be now registered as absent. With the lack of punctuality in the doctor’s duty and the problems created by faculty regarding the duty hours, VIMSAR declared this rule in a meeting of the HoDs .

Ganja Smugglers Use Beacon in Vehicles

A team of cops seized 100 kg Ganja on Friday from three smugglers found to be using a beacon on their vehicle to mislead the police. As per the sources, the vehicle was intercepted on Balimela-Nakamamundi road. As per the report, the three persons from Bihar were held in this connection.

Rs 2.61 Crore Government Fund Missing

In Jagatsinghpur, Balikuda block, Rs 2.61 crore government fund is missing allegedly from the Union Bank of India’s account in Sadeipur Branch. The block officials are not aware of the matter, and the bank also has no clue about it. As per the sources, the funds were deposits for different developmental projects.

Retired Doctor Opens Clinic for the Bargarh Poor

The 76-year-old doctor Sisir Sahu from Sohel has served the needy and underprivileged patients by treating them without charging any consultation fee. As per the sources, he has been doing such selfless service since more than 18 years.