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COVID-19 test positivity rate inches up in Meghalaya

Shillong, Sep 24 (UNI) The positivity rate in Meghalaya has increased marginally to 2.47 per cent from 2.45 per cent on Thursday, as 184 fresh COVID-19 cases were detected on Friday, pushing the number of active cases up to 1990 in the State, which has a total confirmed of 80,430 COVID-19 cases so far.
The State also reported three COVID-19 related deaths, mounting the death toll to 1,389 with a fatality rate at 1.72 per cent for the straight second consecutive day.
Meanwhile, the recovery rate is slipping downward to 9.5.79 per cent,
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Gao, Nalo visit under-construction Greenfield Airport project

27 Nov 2021 | 9:55 PM

Itanagar, Nov 27 (UNI) Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) Tapir Gao, who is also a member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Civil Aviation, along with the state’s Civil Aviation and
Tourism Minister Nakap Nalo on Saturday visited the under-construction Greenfield Airport at
Hollongi near here to take stock of its work progress, official sources said.

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Experts suggest a comprehensive ban on Tobacco advertisement, single stick of cigarettes

27 Nov 2021 | 9:52 PM

Sambalpur, Nov 27 (UNI) Experts at a workshop on tobacco control among youth suggested to raise permissible legal age of sale of tobacco products to 21 years, adopt comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising and promotion and ban on sale of single stick of cigarettes/bidis
Representatives from National Service Scheme (NSS) of over 17 universities and youth leaders from universities and colleges from across Odisha, participated in the workshop organized by Sambalpur University .

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Naveen  announces  coffee plantation  over additional  5000 hectares of land  in Koraput

Naveen announces coffee plantation over additional 5000 hectares of land in Koraput

27 Nov 2021 | 9:51 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (UNI) With Koraput coffee creating a new brand in the coffee market, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced to bring additional 5,000 hectares of land under
coffee plantation in Koraput district.

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LF announces its list of candidates for Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) polls

27 Nov 2021 | 9:50 PM

Kolkata, Nov 27 (UNI) The Left Front has announced its list of candidates for Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) polls and stuck to its Assembly poll strategy of fielding young faces and women.

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Country’s only certified organic fruit Kiwi from Arunachal's Ziro Valley launched at Dilli Haat

27 Nov 2021 | 8:23 PM

Itanagar, Nov 27 (UNI) The country’s ‘only’ certified organic fruit Kiwi from the farms of Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh was today launched at the mega National Tribal Festival being held at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi.

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