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Administration to decide on reopening of Jagannath temple on August 4, know more

Bhubaneswar: With the Odisha government allowing the reopening of religious institutions with appropriate COVID restrictions from Sunday (August 1) as part of its Unlock process, all eyes are now set on the August 4 meeting of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) when the body will decide on the reopening of the 12th-century shrine in Puri. SJTA chief administrator Krishan ...

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Economic crisis | Kerala to seek special package from Centre, says Finance Minister K. N. Balagopal

The issues concerning non-resident Keralites and the plantation sector need immediate attention, he says The State would press the Centre for a special financial package for overcoming the economic crisis triggered by COVID-19, Finance Minister K. N. Balagopal informed the Assembly on Thursday. Two key areas — Non-resident Keralites (NRK) and the plantation sector of the state — are neck-deep ...

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Uttarakhand places Gangajal tankers at its borders to deter kanwars | India News – Times of India

HARIDWAR: In yet another attempt to keep kanwarias out of Uttarakhand, authorities have deployed 10 tankers of gangajal at state borders for devotees trying to enter Haridwar to collect holy water from the Ganga. Despite strict checking at railway stations and heavy police presence, kanwarias continue to troop in. On Tuesday, 400 kanwarias were sent home from Haridwar railway station, ...

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Pandemic derails construction under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has significantly derailed construction of rural houses under the government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin in 2020-21, thus pulling down the cumulative achievement so far. “Against the target of 2.02 crore houses allocated under the scheme till the financial year 2020-21, 1.50 crore houses or 75% have been completed so far,” minister of state ...

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Anganwadi Recruitment 2021: Vacancies for 5th and 9th pass candidates, No exam required, know important details

The Women and Child Development, Kalaburagi, has invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Anganwadi and Helper. Interested and eligible candidates can visit the official website of Anganwadi at anganwadirecruit.kar.nic.in and apply soon. The last date to apply for Anganwadi Recruitment 2021 is July 31, 2021. Candidates can apply for Anganwadi Recruitment 2021 by clicking on this DIRECT link. Candidates are requested ...

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India Adds 39,361 Covid-19 Fresh Cases, 416 Fatalities

With 39,361 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,14,11,262, while the daily positivity was recorded above three per cent after 35 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 4,20,967 with 416 fresh fatalities. The active cases have increased to ...

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Maharashtra rains claim over 129 lives, Army, IAF and coast guard pressed into service as IMD issues red alert for various districts

New Delhi: Incessant rains have thrown normal life out of gear in Maharashtra, claiming the lives of at least 129 people. Several reports of deaths in rain-related incidents, including multiple landslides, have been reported in Maharashtra over the last two days, while over 84,452 people under the Pune division were shifted to safer places on Friday as heavy showers continued ...

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