Morning News Insight – August 24, 2022

🔹Odisha sees decline in daily COVID-19 cases; the State reports 296 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours including 44 between 0-18 years age group; Khordha reports 63 fresh covid-19 cases and Sundargarh 44 covid-19 cases. Active cases stands at 2197.
🔹Lady Software engineer suicide in Bhubaneswar: Police reportedly takes Sweta’s boyfriend Soumyajit Mohapatra into custody.
🔹40 students of girls hostel of Raisuan Government high school in Keonjhar complain of dizziness and diarrhoea; admitted to hospital.
🔹Odisha Cabinet has approved implementation of roof top rain water harvesting system under CHHATA scheme for conservation of rain water. Total 29,500 pvt buildings & 1,925 Govt buildings will be covered under the scheme with an outlay of Rs 270 Cr.
🔹IMD predicts very heavy rain fall in Odisha; Orange warning for extremely heavy rainfall issued for 4 districts-Deogarh, Sundargarh, Sambalpur & Jharsugauda.
🔹Flood situation worsens in North Odisha, nearly 10 lakh people affected.

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🔹Ollywood actress Prakruti Mishra moves the Orissa High Court alleging police apathy towards her in connection with the FIR she had lodged against Babushaan’s wife Trupti Satapathy.
🔹India reports 10,649 fresh Covid cases and 10,677 recoveries, in the last 24 hours; Active cases stands at 96,442.
🔹Pinaka extended range rocket successfully flight-tested in Pokhran.
🔹CBI raids on two senior leaders of the Tejashwi Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Ashfaque Karim and MLC Subodh Roy in connection with the alleged land for job scam.
🔹Sonia Gandhi to travel abroad for medical check-up along with Rahul, Priyanka.
🔹Former German chancellor Angela Merkel wins Unesco Peace Prize for ‘efforts to welcome refugees’.
🔹Germany, Canada sign cooperation agreement for the production and transport of hydrogen.

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