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Odisha reports 779 nCoV cases , 68 fatalities in the past 24 hours

Odisha  reports  779 nCoV  cases , 68  fatalities in the past 24  hours

Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (UNI) Odisha reported 779 new covid positive cases and 68 deaths in the past 24 hours taking the total tally in the state to 10,05,654 with 7765 fatalities.
Health and Family Welfare department sources said out of 71,137 tests conducted in the past 24 hours 454 new infections were recorded from the quarantine centres and 325 local contact cases from 29 districts registering 1.09 percent test positivity rate.
Out of 779 new cases, Khordha district recorded the highest number of 259 cases followed by 84 in Cuttack district.These two districts contributed 44 percent of the total new cases registered in the state.

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Odisha BJP to gherao all police stations demanding sacking of  Minister of state  home in Mamita Meher murder case

Odisha BJP to gherao all police stations demanding sacking of Minister of state home in Mamita Meher murder case

28 Oct 2021 | 10:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 28 (UNI) Odisha BJP today announced to gherao all the 625 Police stations across the state in next three days demanding the dismissal and arrest of Odisha Minister of state for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra for his involvement in the murder of Mahaling English Medium School teacher Mamita Meher and CBI probe into the incident.

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Meghalaya records 61 new COVID-19 cases, one death, 51 recoveries

Meghalaya records 61 new COVID-19 cases, one death, 51 recoveries

28 Oct 2021 | 9:56 PM

Shillong, Oct 28 (UNI) Meghalaya on Thursday recorded one death due to COVID-19 complications,
61 new cases of infection that added up to 516 active cases and 51 more cases of recovery from
the viral disease, health officials said.

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Five dead in Garhwa as pick up van hits two motorcycles

Five dead in Garhwa as pick up van hits two motorcycles

28 Oct 2021 | 9:49 PM

Garhwa, Oct 28 (UNI) Five men lost their lives while another one sustained serious injuries as a speeding pickup van hit two motorcycles on Thursday on the Ranka-Garhwa main road (NH-343).

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Meghalaya Government permits resumption regular classes for school children

28 Oct 2021 | 9:19 PM

Shillong, Oct 28 (UNI) The Meghalaya government has issued orders permitting schools to resume regular classes for students from class I to XII would begin in Meghalaya from November 1.

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Hardcore NSCN (IM) cadre, involved in planning ambush on Assam Rifles, nabbed

28 Oct 2021 | 9:17 PM

Itanagar, Oct 28 (UNI) Security forces have apprehended a hardcore cadre of Naga insurgent
group NSCN (IM) in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday who was reportedly
involved in planning an ambush on the Assam Rifles in a remote village in the district last year,
a police source said on Thursday.
“Based on specific input regarding presence of a hardcore NSCN (IM) cadre, a special operation
was launched by 6th Assam Rifles along with Tirap Police on 27th October 2021 to intercept
movement of the suspected cadre who was later apprehended by the joint team,” it said, adding that
a pistol and live ammunition were also recovered from the insurgent.

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